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December 2, 2013

Roundup: Top Holiday Theater, Music And Dance Performances On Stage This Season In Philadelphia

[This holiday season, let Uwishunu be your merry guide. From brilliant lights and must-see attractions to festive events and jolly good times, check out our daily updates on holiday happenings in Philadelphia right here.] There’s no place like the theater for the holidays, where all of the magic of the season comes to life on […]

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July 18, 2013

Summer Flings Series Brings A Three-Week Music And Comedy Festival To Act II Playhouse, July 18-August 4

Thanks to Danny and Sandy, we all know the best fling is a summer fling. While not all of us are gutsy enough to sing about it in chorus lines of Greasers and Pink Ladies, we can always do the next best thing and celebrate with a three week festival of music and comedy. From […]

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January 17, 2013

Tonight Picks: The 2013 Debut Of PAFA After Dark, The Return Of Pairings On The Parkway, Titanic At The Franklin Institute, And Much More

[Evenings in Philadelphia are always action-packed, especially during the holiday season, and we want to help you cherry-pick from all the events and activities going on. On certain days that promise particularly bustling evenings, we round up our selections for the most can't-miss pursuits with which to fill your schedule. See you out there!] • […]

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January 11, 2013

Act II Playhouse In Ambler To Host Four Famed Comedians In A Weekend Of Comedy, January 11-12

Four nationally recognized comics will be taking the stage at Act II Playhouse in Ambler. Between the four performing comedians they have appeared on NBC, ABC, MTV and Comedy Central… just to name a few. This performance is destined to be gut-bustingly funny. The stand-up comedy weekend runs from January 11-12 and encompasses three separate […]

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January 8, 2013

Act II Playhouse Presents The Hilarious Why I’m Scared Of Dance By Jen Childs, January 15-27

If you’ve never seen a Jen Childs show — with her as writer, director, on stage or all of the above — you’ve never lived. Seriously: Jen, co-founder of 1812 Productions, is quite possibly the funniest woman in Philadelphia. Next up at Act II Playhouse: Why I’m Scared Of Dance By Jen Childs. It’s on […]

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November 27, 2012

Roundup: Our Guide To Holiday Theater This Season In Philadelphia

There’s no place like the theater for the holidays, where all of the magic of the season comes to life on stage. From the stately Avenue of the Arts to the city’s cozy suburban playhouses, Philadelphia is presenting a ton of great holiday-themed theater this season sure to be a treat not just for theater […]

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September 28, 2012

Roundup: A Preview Of Fall Theater Season In Philadelphia

Fall in Philadelphia means locally designed haute fashion, crunchy local apples and bright orange pumpkins, vivid foliage, crisp craft beer, the re-enlivening of the Linc, restaurant menu refreshes, fall street festivals and — last but not least — the kick-off of a brand new theater season. With the successful run of another Philadelphia Live Arts/Fringe […]

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August 30, 2012

Act II Playhouse Presents 4 Lads From Liverpool, A Tribute To The Beatles, Starting September 4

Calling all Beatles fans: Ambler’s Act II Playhouse presents 4 Lads From Liverpool, a rollicking tribute to The Beatles beginning September 4. The show takes you through an epic journey that begins in the early days in Hamburg, Germany and the Cavern Club in Liverpool, then fast forwards to the Sgt. Pepper-era and beyond. You […]

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July 19, 2012

Act II Playhouse Presents Free Range Thinking, On Stage Now Through August 12

Most theaters are closed for the summer, but happily Act II Playhouse is busy as ever, with a hilarious, limited engagement play on stage called Free Range Thinking. It’s a new show from the guy who brought you last summer’s hit comedy The Male Intellect: An Oxymoron? Click here to watch a 30-second video trailer. […]

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April 19, 2012

Act II Playhouse Presents Classic Broadway Musical My Fair Lady, Already Extended By Popular Demand

It’s the rare theater production that sells out before its run even begins; but that’s the case with Act II Playhouse’s next-up show, My Fair Lady, on stage starting April 24 and now running through June 3 June 17 July 1! The classic Broadway musical is specially adapted for Act II’s intimate venue, so you’ll […]

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