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September 19, 2014

Annenberg Center For The Performing Arts Launches Its Fall Season With Globe Theatre On Tour’s King Lear, September 24-27

Philadelphia’s fall performing arts season is underway, and this month, the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts kicks off its 2014 lineup of theatrical offerings. If you’re looking for an authentic re-staging of a Shakespearean drama, be sure to catch King Lear at Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. Running September 24-27, the show is […]

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September 17, 2014

A Cast Of Young Performers Takes The Walnut Street Theatre Stage For Disney’s Alice In Wonderland Jr., Opening Saturday, September 20

Prepare for a fantastic voyage down the rabbit hole when the Walnut Street Theatre presents Disney’s Alice in Wonderland Jr., September 20-28. One of the most adored children’s stories of all time, the production is a based on the book by Lewis Carroll as well as the famous 1951 Disney film of the same name. […]

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September 11, 2014

The Arden Theatre Company Launches Its Fall Season With The Uproarious Comedy La Bête, Starting Thursday, September 11

If you think it’s hard to say a tongue twister, wait till you see La Bête, an uproarious comedy written entirely in rhymed iambic pentameter that opens the Arden Theatre Company’s new season, starting tonight, Thursday, September 11. Set in the 17th century, the show marries high art and low comedy. It spins the tale […]

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September 10, 2014

King Crimson Brings Its Distinctive Art Rock To The Kimmel Center For The Performing Art’s Verizon Hall, September 12 & 13

Progressive rock pioneers King Crimson bring their inimitable sound to the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts for a two-night stand, September 12-13. A seminal band of the ’60s, King Crimson grew to fame by blending assorted musical genres, including acid rock, hard rock, classical, jazz, folk and electronica. The group has seen many incarnations […]

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September 9, 2014

9-To-5: The Musical Brings A Blockbuster Comedy To The Stage At Walnut Street Theater, Opening September 10

An iconic movie of the ’80s gets a new life, and a lot more songs, when Walnut Street Theatre presents 9 to 5: The Musical to kick start its 206th season, opening tomorrow, September 10. The movie version of 9 to 5 starred Dolly Parton, and while she’s not in this cast, her presence is […]

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September 8, 2014

The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre Puts An Innovative Spin On A Classic With iHamlet During The Year Of The Bard And The Fringe Festival, Through September 14

Rhymed couplets have been all the rage in 2014, as the Free Library of Philadelphia, The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre and other arts organizations have joined together to present the Year of the Bard: Shakespeare at 450, a celebration of the famed playwright. Improving upon the master may be a challenge, but an innovative take on […]

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August 28, 2014

1812 Productions Lets The Audience In On The Outrageous Outcomes Of Intimate Exchanges At The Arden Theatre, Starting Today, August 28

Put two of Philadelphia’s top comedic actors in an acclaimed play built on a spontaneous premise and you’re in for an adventurous event. Such is the case with 1812 Productions presentation of Intimate Exchanges, starting today at the Arden Theatre, Thursday, August 28. The play, written by Alan Ayckbourn, is designed with an essential twist […]

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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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