Theater critic extraordinaire Toby Zinman continues her forays into other art forms with a visit to Kimmel Center’s Perelman Theatre to see two one-act operas presented by the Curtis Opera Theatre
dilettante at large
Toby Zinman feels the Japanese rhythms of KODO drum troupe.
Visually, musically, and vocally gorgeous, this is a delectable MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM.
A dilettante at large considers two exhibitions at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
A whimsical and educational show combining images of the city by moonlight, gaslight, electric light, fire and lightning.
What a complicated evening, filled with gorgeous singing and roiled emotions and puzzling theatrics
Toby Zinman considers “Rachel Rose: Wil-o-Wisp/The Future Fields Commission” and “Biting Wit and Brazen Folly: British Satirical Prints, 1780s–1830s”
All this dilettanting around town can make a critic hungry
If you’re a Leonard Bernstein fan, don’t miss the terrific new exhibit at the National Museum of American Jewish History.
The Curtis Institute of Music and Opera Philadelphia’s stunning production Leonard Bernstein’s opera, A Quiet Place, is one of many worldwide celebrations of his centennial;
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.