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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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June 20, 2014

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

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 17, 2014

The Academy Of Music Welcomes Tony Award-Winning Musical Evita To Its Stage, June 17-22

The Academy Of Music Welcomes Tony Award-Winning Musical Evita To Its Stage, June 17-22

Beginning today, June 17, the acclaimed, Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Evita takes the stage at the Academy of Music for the Broadway Philadelphia series. Running through Sunday, June 22, the show tells the true story of Eva Perón, an Argentinian icon who used her beauty and charisma to raise from life in the slums to […]

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June 12, 2014

Tonight Picks: Taste Of University City Dining Days At The Porch, World Cup Kick-off Parties, Free Beer And Cheese Happy Hour At Di Bruno Brothers And More

Tonight Picks: Taste Of University City Dining Days At The Porch, World Cup Kick-off Parties, Free Beer And Cheese Happy Hour At Di Bruno Brothers And More

University City jumps starts its summer programming with an evening of delicious food and drink samples at its Taste of University City Dining Days, a precursor to its University City Dining Days event in July. Visit the Porch at 30th Street Station for bites from a number of University City restaurants and some live music. […]

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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

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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