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January 22, 2015

Opera Philadelphia Opens The East Coast Premiere Of Oscar, A Show About The Trial And Imprisonment Of Oscar Wilde, February 6-15

Opera Philadelphia Opens The East Coast Premiere Of Oscar, A Show About The Trial And Imprisonment Of Oscar Wilde, February 6-15

Later this winter, Opera Philadelphia will debut the East Coast premiere of Oscar, an opera about the downfall of the acclaimed literary figure Oscar Wilde, at the Academy of Music. The riveting opera opens with Wilde in the height of his career and popularity just as he is charged with “gross indecency with other male […]

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January 14, 2015

Tonight Picks: Ice Rink At Dilworth Park, Ambler Restaurant Week, Winterfest At Penn’s Landing, All-You-Can-Eat Ribs At Percy Street Barbecue And More

Dilworth Park

The middle of the workweek is here and is bringing a variety of hump day happenings to Philadelphia and the region. Embrace the winter chill by enjoying hot cocoa and an evening of ice skating at either the ice rink at Dilworth Park or RiverRink at Penn’s Landing. For those looking to take it inside, […]

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January 8, 2015

Tonight Picks: Night Skies In The Observatory At The Franklin Institute, RiverRink Winterfest At Penn’s Landing, Motown The Musical At The Kimmel Center And More

The Dandelion

One of the key themes for tonight is staying warm. Luckily, there’s plenty of warming winter fun happening tonight to jump start the weekend. Seek shelter indoors, and head to The Franklin Institute to learn about the stars, moons and galaxies at Night Skies in the Observatory, or dance along to Motown hits at Motown […]

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January 7, 2015

Motown The Musical Brings A Giant Jukebox Of Hit Songs To The Academy of Music For A Two-Week Run Through January 18

Motown the Musical

The hits just keep on comin’ when Motown The Musical plays The Academy of Music this winter, January 6-18. Featuring more than 50 memorable songs, and smooth choreography, the show is a homage to a record label that revolutionized American music, as well as to its founder Berry Gordy. The names of artists made famous […]

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December 3, 2014

Pennsylvania Ballet Kicks Off Its Annual Production Of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker Saturday, December 6 And Brings Back The Nutcracker Market, December 11-14

Pennsylvania Ballet Kicks Off Its Annual Production Of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker Saturday, December 6 And Brings Back The Nutcracker Market, December 11-14

Those seeking visions of sugarplums, take note. The Nutcracker at The Academy of Music The Pennsylvania Ballet’s impeccable rendition of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker returns to the Academy of Music stage for the holiday season December 6 through 31. For two dozen performances this month, our city’s ballet troupe presents the timeless tale of Marie […]

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November 20, 2014

Broadway Philadelphia Continues Its Season With Tony Award-Winning Musical Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella, November 25-30

Cinderella

The start of the holiday season seems like a perfect time to see a classic fairy tale on stage. Thanks to the performances of the Kimmel Center-affiliated Broadway Philadelphia series, which hosts the national tours of straight-from-Broadway shows, Philadelphia audiences have the chance to see the 2013 Tony Award-winning stage adaptation of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s […]

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November 19, 2014

Bob Dylan Plays The Academy of Music In His First Performances In Center City Since The 1960s This Weekend, November 21-23

Bob Dylan

Music trends come and go, but Bob Dylan never goes out of style. The original singer-songwriter has many guises, and a huge catalog of tunes, so you never know quite what to expect when he brings his band to The Academy of Music, November 21-23. Dylan’s been on the scene since the 1960s, however, this […]

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October 27, 2014

Broadway Philadelphia Launches Its Season With Tony Award-Winning Musical Newsies At The Academy Of Music, Opening Tuesday, October 28

Newsies

If you think a trip to New York is required to catch a big Broadway show, think again. The hottest tickets to the best Broadway shows can be had with ease in Philadelphia, thanks to the performances of the Kimmel Center-affiliated Broadway Philadelphia series, which hosts the national tours of straight-from-Broadway shows. This month kicks […]

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October 14, 2014

Pennsylvania Ballet Opens Its 51st Season With Press Play, The Directorial Debut Of New Artistic Director Ángel Corella, October 16-26

Pennsylvania Ballet

The curtain goes up on the 51st season of the Pennsylvania Ballet this month, and adding to the thrill of a fresh fall season, our city’s exceptional company welcomes a new artistic director, Ángel Corella. At the end of the company’s 50th season, longstanding artistic director Roy Kaiser stepped down after 35 years with the […]

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September 12, 2014

Deal Feed: 19 Discount Ticket Offers Available At Philadelphia Theaters For The Upcoming Fall Season And Beyond

Academy of Music in Philadelphia

Good news, theater-lovers: The fall performing arts scene is starting up for the 2014-2015 season. Catching a show at any one of the city’s great performance venues — from The Kimmel Center to the Academy of Music — has never been easier (or cheaper!) thanks to a number of ticket discounts, free performances and insider […]

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