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July 16, 2014

Tony Award-Winning Broadway Show The Book Of Mormon Brings Satirical Humor And A Ticket Lottery To The Forrest Theatre, Starting July 29

A bona fide Broadway hit, The Book of Mormon nabbed nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical, in 2011 and is still a tough ticket to score in New York. In Philadelphia, advance word of mouth for The Book of Mormon’s local stop is so hot, the show is virtually assured of a successful run at […]

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June 20, 2014

Bill Maher Brings His Brash Brand Of Political Humor To The Academy Of Music For One Night Only, Saturday, June 28

The man who brought politically incorrect humor into to the mainstream, Bill Maher, presents his astute stand-up act at the Academy of Music, Saturday, June 28. Maher likes to push buttons and boundaries, and you can be sure he’ll do both on the Academy stage, where no political affiliation is safe from his barrage of […]

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June 9, 2014

Colin Quinn Wisecracks His Way Through The American Constitution In Unconstitutional At The Suzanne Roberts Theatre, Starting June 13

The U.S. Constitution may be the highest law of our land, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have fun with it, as happens when Philadelphia Theatre Company presents Colin Quinn’s Unconstitutional at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre, June 13-July 6. In this one-man show, Quinn offers a satirical take on 226-year old document, riffing on assorted […]

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June 6, 2014

Rain: A Tribute To The Beatles Brings Good Ol’ Rock ‘N’ Roll To The Academy of Music, June 11-15

The Beatles may have broken up decades ago, but they remain one of the world’s most celebrated bands. Which helps explain the broad popularity of Rain: A Tribute to The Beatles, coming to the Academy of Music , June 11-15. Venturing back to a time when all you needed was love, the show is a […]

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June 5, 2014

Renowned Mezzo-Soprano Frederica Von Stade Stars In Opera Philadelphia’s East Coast Premiere Of A Coffin In Egypt, June 6-15

Wrapping up the current season of Opera Philadelphia productions, celebrated mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade makes her Opera Philadelphia debut. In A Coffin in Egypt, Von Stade takes the stage as a 90-year old matriarch looking back on her long much-lived life, filling the intimate Perelman Theater at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, starting […]

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May 27, 2014

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Spectacular Staging Of The Wizard Of Oz Arrives At The Academy Of Music, June 3-8

Don’t be surprised if you find yourself singing along in your head while enjoying The Wizard of Oz, at the Academy of Music , June 3-8. The show is full of tunes that are ingrained in the memories of many who grew up watching the movie musical. This classic tale’s familiar songs include “Over the […]

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May 22, 2014

The Arden Theatre Company Presents Incorruptible, A Dark Comedy About The Dark Ages, May 22-June 22

An all-star cast of some of Philly’s finest comedic actors is set to tickle your funny bone when the Arden Theatre Company presents Incorruptible, from May 22 through June 22. Written by Michael Hollinger, one of the Arden’s most ardent collaborators, Incorruptible: A Dark Comedy About the Dark Ages tells the tale of a decrepit […]

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May 19, 2014

The Wilma Theater Presents Tom Stoppard’s Witty And Award-Winning The Real Thing, May 21-June 22

Philadelphia’s premier producer of works by Tom Stoppard, The Wilma Theater, takes on yet another production penned by the esteemed playwright, with The Real Thing, running May 21 through June 22. Structured as a play within a play, the story involves a celebrated playwright named Henry who casts his wife in the starring role of […]

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May 15, 2014

11 Hour Theatre Company’s Altar Boyz Brings Heavenly Harmonies To The Arts Bank, Through June 1

Smooth harmonies, slick dance moves and irreverent humor makes for mighty sweet theater when 11th Hour Theatre Company , presents Altar Boyz, May 15 through June 1. Known for producing fantastic musical productions, 11th Hour’s shows always include top talent — think Tony Award nominees, Barrymore Award winners and some of Philadelphia’s rising stars. An […]

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April 21, 2014

1812 Productions Presents High-Spirited Political Comedy This Is The Week That Is, Starting Thursday, April 24

Sure, it’s easy to poke fun at the absurdity of the political scene but 1812 Productions makes a real art of it with This is the Week That Is, launching at Plays & Players Theatre on Thursday, April 24. The annual showcase is always a highlight of 1812′s season, and the way things have been […]

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