NINETEEN MOVEMENTS FOR UNACCOMPANIED CELLO (Scott Ordway): Sounding the Chestnut Hill Skyspace for a world premiere
The premiere of composer Scott Ordway’s Nineteen Movements for Unaccompanied Cello took place in the perfect setting – the James Turrell Skyspace in the Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting.
Philadelphia’s premiere drama critic, Toby Zinman knows her theater. Opera, not so much. Here’s her dilettante review of Opera Philadelphia’s WRITTEN ON SKIN.
Mark Morris Dance Group and Music Ensemble returns to Philadelphia after 14 years with Dances to American Music,
COLD HARBOR is fast-paced and skillfully produced, with a large, stylistically diverse cast, but at its emotional core it is stiff and distant.
THE HUMANS is a difficult play to like or to watch
A delightful comedy that shows an evening and morning in the lives of four sisters
What’s being satirized in this social satire? Good question, with several answers.
The performers leave a bright impression in a play that’s a caricature of life and art,
Paul Osborne’s 1939 comedy gets a new production in Malvern, PA.
Comprised of twelve live pieces and two short films, URBAN MEADOW celebrates BodyVox’s 20th Anniversary and the variety of work they produce.
Out of the ordinary, but a delight to experience.
A visit with the eccentric Sycamore family is always a warm adventure in zaniness
BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY (Walnut Street): Ken Ludwig’s version turns the story on its head
An ancestral manor, a family curse, a fiend: Ken Ludwig’s version turns this Sherlock Holmes story on its head.
The eclectic chamber group Mélomanie presented some of their characteristic “provocative pairings of early & contemporary works” in Saint Clement’s Church on Saturday
LES MISERABLES (National Tour at Academy of Music): A vibrant retelling of the classic Victor Hugo novel
Thirty-two years ago, the other popular Broadway shows were A Chorus Line, Footloose, and Little Shop of Horrors. Unlike these musicals, LES MISERABLES has never really left the public conscience.
ALL THE DEAD BIDDLES (Underbite Theatre Company): Looks at life after death through lens of dark humor
Underbite Theatre Company handles a tough topic wiith searing insight and sensitivity.