DAL continues her musical education with this stunning chamber opera at the Academy of Vocal Arts.
DAL continues her musical education with this stunning chamber opera at the Academy of Vocal Arts.View More THE RAPE OF LUCRETIA (Academy of Vocal Arts): A dilettante at large review
The critically acclaimed Girl from the North Country is making its way to the Forrest Theatre this month with local actor Chiara Trentalange.View More Girl from the North Country: Interview with Actress Chiara Trentalange
Dancer Michael Jackson Jr credits a video of Revelations as the start of his journey with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.View More Dancing with Ailey: Interview with Michael Jackson, Jr.
The Philadelphia Museum of Art celebrated the Chinese new year with some fascinating special events on SundayView More LUNAR NEW YEAR AT PMA: A dilettante at large review
The Lantern Theater’s performance of Faith Healer, by Brian Friel is presented as four monologues that represent three points of view, those of Frank Hardy…View More FAITH HEALER (Lantern): Powerful storytelling
Diminished or not, it’s worth seeing for the understanding of people living with disabilities and the people who care for them.View More COST OF LIVING (PTC): A compelling new play, diminished
Lorraine Hansberry wrote Raisin in the Sun in 1959, a bold play for its time. It takes a dark view of the progress of integration,…View More A RAISIN IN THE SUN (Bristol Riverside): An old fashioned play, carefully executed
Real-life married couple Scott Greer and Jennifer Childs play a fictitious couple in Bruce Graham’s newest play.View More THE FLATLANDERS (1812 Productions): Couples theater can be couples therapy
LA-based BODYTRAFFIC is getting ready to present four works at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts this week as part of Penn Live Arts 2023-24 season.View More Artistic Vision: Interview with BODYTRAFFIC’s Tina Finkelman Berkett
This is Motown, and this cast is up to the task: good voices, great moves.View More AIN’T TOO PROUD: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS (National Tour): Songs, fun, and nostalgia
Michael Andreaus is playing the role of Otis Williams in the national tour of Ain’t Too Proud- The Life and Times of The Temptations.View More Get Ready: Interview with Michael Andreaus in AIN’T TOO PROUD
Philadelphia Ballet’s The Nutcracker is in full swing! The annual seasonal production offers opportunities for both company dancers and students from the school. It is…View More Passing the Baton: A Conversation with Amelia Krinke of Philadelphia Ballet Orchestra’s Apprenticeship Conductor Program
A whimsical, Broadway-style musical infused with contemporary circus artistryView More Holidaze Wishes: Local artist Ashley Zimmerman talks about the seasonal Cirque Dreams show
Sondheim’s genius makes ambivalence gorgeously musical, but his ironic, subtle sophistication is in short supply in this productionView More COMPANY (Forrest Theater): Gorgeously musical if lacking in Sondheim’s subtlety
Music’s relationship to the natural world is an unsteady one. On one hand, it seems contradictory to celebrate nature using artificial instruments that are, after…View More Music of the Earth (Curtis Ensemble 20/21): A place in the natural world
Madame Ovary is a staged memoir about a young woman who survived cancer; it is the fourth female solo show opening just this week:View More MADAME OVARY (Inis Nua): Theater or therapy?
The danger with a Brian Friel play is charm. No stage Irishmen here at Irish Rep’s production, no comical drunkenness. Another danger, especially in a…View More [NYC] TRANSLATIONS (Irish Rep): Searching for clues
In a world full of rooms which are full of elephants, a lot of sidestepping is required of us all.View More THE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM (Azuka): Impassioned and interesting sidestepping
Love happens, even in a setting dedicated to concentrated evil, as an American girl becomes a fierce Nazi uber-princess.View More CAMP SIEGFRIED (Theatre Exile): An unlikely love story
Even the most hallowed document is no match for a teenage girl, as Heidi Schreck reveals in her play, What the Constitutions Means to Me.…View More WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME (Arden): A witch’s cauldron of sometimes magic