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.
This bountiful menu of music had something for every taste
A worthy anchor of Opera Philadelphia’s inaugural O17 Festival.
Opera Philadelphia challenges our preconceptions of opera with its O17 Festival
Relevant themes and ideas rarely seen on an opera stage
Opera Philadelphia’s innovative general director previews the upcoming O17 Festival.
Opera Philadelphia’s new co-production of Mozart’s MARRIAGE OF FIGARO is fast, lively and a wonderful way to be introduced to opera.
Layla Claire and John Chest appear as Mozart’s unhappily married Count and Countess weeks before their own nuptials.
Giacomo Puccini (born 1858) left his last opera, TURANDOT, unfinished at his death in 1924.
An operatic version of a Lars von Trier movie? Yes.
The International Philly Fringe: A welcome to 28 countries
Can’t decide what to see in the 2016 Philadelphia Fringe Festival? Check out Deb Miller’s recommendations in her annual top picks preview.
A uniformly wonderful cast provide bright, sunshiny fun in this lively, fast-moving, exuberant staging of Gaetano Donizetti’s romantic comedy.
Opera Philadelphia announces its new cutting-edge direction with a twelve-day urban opera festival that will debut in September 2017.
A refreshed rendition of Verdi’s tragic opera features the impressive house and role debut of Lisette Oropesa as the titular “fallen woman” and a stunning design that purposefully pairs the distant past with recent times.
An exciting multi-media collaboration reflects the operatic life and times of Andy Warhol and the Pop Sixties.
Top Philly theater writer Deb Miller previews the best of the 2015 Philadelphia Fringe Festival.