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November 21, 2014

Arden Theatre Company Presents A Boldly Reimagined Beauty And The Beast For Children, Opening Wednesday, November 26

A classic fairy tale is fully reimagined when the Arden Theatre Company presents Beauty and the Beast, opening Wednesday, November 26. Based on the much loved story by Charles Way, the two main characters are so well known — a beautiful woman and a beastly man — that they need no introduction. Be advised, however, […]

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October 23, 2014

Arden Theatre Company Presents An Exhilarating Production Of Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations This Fall, October 23-December 14

There are plenty of twists and turns when the Arden Theatre Company presents Great Expectations, running through December 14. Based on Charles Dickens’ classic coming of age novel, Great Expectations tells the tale of Pip, an orphan boy who finds his life irrevocably changed after one act of kindness. That seemingly small gesture sets off […]

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September 25, 2014

Tonight Picks: Dinner At New Restaurants, Happy Hour At Abe Fisher, Grilled Cheese Happy Hour At Di Bruno Bros., Main Line Restaurant Week And More

There’s no better time to take advantage of Philadelphia’s great restaurants, happy hours, theater and special dinner promotions (Main Line Restaurant Week!) than on a rainy evening. For easy dinner planning, the city is home to a slew of fantastic new restaurants. Check out our guide to the top restaurant openings. Di Bruno Bros. adds […]

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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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January 17, 2014

The Arden Theatre Company Starts Its 2014 Season With Water By The Spoonful, A Pulitzer Prize-Winning Play, Through March 16

The Arden Theatre Company welcomes Water By The Spoonful, a Pulitzer Prize-winning play, to its stage for much of the remainder of winter. Water By The Spoonful was written by Quiara Alegría Hudes, an award-winning (and local!) playwright. Hudes used her Philadelphia roots as reference when writing the play that takes place everywhere from the […]

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November 15, 2013

Arden Theatre Company Celebrates The Grand Opening Of Its Hamilton Family Arts Center With A Community Day, Sunday, November 17

The theater scene in Philadelphia thrives thanks to a dynamic community of professionals actors, talented artisans and creative organizations. This weekend, one of the premier Philadelphia theater groups, Old City’s Arden Theatre Company’s, takes a leap towards further advancing its goal to bring, as its mission says, “great stories by great storytellers” to the stage, […]

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April 15, 2013

Arden Theatre Company Hosts A Free One-Night-Only Reading Of Clybourne Park Tonight In Conjunction With Its Extended Run Of A Raisin in the Sun

The Arden Theatre Company‘s current production of A Raisin the the Sun has been astounding audiences since opening last month, already extending its run through April 21. The drama by playwright and activist Lorraine Hansberry is a classic piece of theater, inspiring films, literature and the 2011 Pulitzer Prize-winning play Clybourne Park, which borrows characters […]

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March 15, 2013

Exciting News: The Arden Theatre’s A Raisin In The Sun Now Extended Through April 21

Due to popular demand, The Arden Theatre Company’s rendition of A Raisin in the Sun has been extended through April 21. The Arden Theatre’s performance of A Raisin in the Sun marks its first time back in the City of Brotherly Love in decades, and its absence had obviously been missed. A Raisin in the […]

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January 2, 2013

Uwishunu Asks: “What New Year’s Resolution Would You Make For Philadelphia This Year?”

With the holiday season in high gear, it’s a good time to reflect on the good fortune bestowed on Philadelphia this past year. From well-deserved accolades — being named one of the top 10 destinations for 2013, and home to the Best Sandwich in America — to exciting development projects — the opening of The […]

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