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January 26, 2015

The Bearded Ladies And Dito Van Reigersberg Team Up To Present Mommie Queerest, An All-Musical Take On Mommie Dearest, January 26 And February 2

The Bearded Ladies And Dito Van Reigersberg Team Up To Present Mommie Queerest, An All-Musical Take On Mommie Dearest, January 26 And February 2

Tonight, January 26 and next Monday, February 2, The Bearded Ladies are teaming up with Dito Van Reigersberg (aka Martha Graham Cracker) of the Pig Iron Theatre Company for Mommie Queerest, a camp opera take on the cult-classic film Mommie Dearest, a biographical film about Joan Crawford. The all-musical show will tell the story of […]

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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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December 30, 2014

Celebrate New Year’s Day At The Kimmel Center For The Performing Arts With Free Activities, An All-Day Brunch And More, Thursday, January 1

Celebrate New Year's Day At The Kimmel Center For The Performing Arts With Free Activities, An All-Day Brunch And More, Thursday, January 1

On the first day of 2015, the entire city of Philadelphia brims with festive energy thanks to the Mummers Parade on Broad Street and the thousands of New Year’s Day revelers out to watch the escapades. At the center of the on-street action, the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts makes a perfect spot to […]

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December 17, 2014

The Merriam Theater Rings Out The Year With The Smashing Percussion Sensation Stomp, December 26-30

The Merriam Theater Rings Out The Year With The Smashing Percussion Sensation Stomp, December 26-30

Stomp, the show that creates joyful noise with hub caps, paint cans, brooms, kitchen sinks and more, makes for much merriment at the Merriam Theater, December 26-30. Begun as street performance that morphed into an international percussion sensation, Stomp’s success stems from its fabulous utilization of unlikely instruments of rhythm. Turning a wide array of […]

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December 8, 2014

Catch Philadanco Perform Its Annual Winter Series At The Kimmel Center For The Performing Arts This Weekend, December 12-14

Philadanco

Philadelphia’s beloved contemporary dance troupe Philadanco takes the stage for its annual winter performance series at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts this weekend, December 12-14. Launched by National Medal of the Arts-recipient Joan Myers Brown as a dance school in 1970, Philadanco has evolved into internationally acclaimed dance troupe, traveling the world with […]

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December 8, 2014

The Nutcracker Market, Pennsylvania Ballet’s Annual Holiday Gift Fair, Arrives At The Kimmel Center, December 11-14

The Nutcracker Market, Pennsylvania Ballet’s Annual Holiday Gift Fair, Arrives At The Kimmel Center, December 11-14

Turning visions of sugarplums into a retail reality, Pennsylvania Ballet’s second annual Nutcracker Market returns to the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, December 11 through Sunday, December 14, with a preview party on Wednesday, December 10. This grand pop-up holiday market, which is a fundraiser for both Pennsylvania Ballet and The School […]

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December 5, 2014

The Philly Pops Play Holiday Favorites In The Annual Christmas Spectacular Concert At The Kimmel Center, December 5-20

Philly Pops

Set a festive tone for the holiday season with a quintessential holiday performance from conductor David Charles Abell and the spirited Philly Pops. A cheerful performance for the entire family, the Pops’ Christmas Spectacular features a special mix of joyous choirs, merry sing-alongs, and a special visitor from the North Pole. Once again, Verizon Hall […]

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December 5, 2014

Roundup: The Best Holiday Theater, Music And Dance Performances On Stages In Philadelphia This Season

Walnut Street Theatre

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

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December 4, 2014

10 Arts At The Ritz-Carlton Celebrates The Holidays With A Hot Chocolate Bar, Gingerbread Workshops And More, Through December 31

Ritz-Carlton

10 Arts at The Ritz-Carlton gets in the Christmas spirit with a variety of events this holiday season. Look forward to a bedecked Christmas tree in the lobby and a number of family-friendly events this season. Through December 31, sip toasty hot chocolate as part of the festive happenings, too. Enjoy a variety of flavors […]

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December 3, 2014

The Gershman Y Hosts Its 12th Annual Latkepalooza With Gourmet Potato Pancakes, Sunday, December 7

The Gershman Y Hosts Its 12th Annual Latkepalooza With Gourmet Potato Pancakes, Sunday, December 7

Latkes are one of Hanukkah’s tastiest traditions, but even if you’ve been eating these deep-fried potato pancakes for years, chances are you’ve never tasted them quite like this. On Sunday, December 7, the Gershman Y hosts its 12th Annual Latkepalooza. From 2 to 4 p.m., this Broad Street meeting spot will be packed with hungry […]

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