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July 22, 2014

The Philadelphia Orchestra Takes The Stage To Perform Chart-Topping Beatles Songs And Music From Pixar Feature Films, July 23-26

The Philadelphia Orchestra raises a hat to popular culture as it performs special concerts this week at The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. On Wednesday, July 23 and Thursday, July 24, the Philadelphia Orchestra channels a certain hugely-successful 1960s boy band from across the pond as it performs Classical Mystery Tour with the Philadelphia […]

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July 21, 2014

Koresh Dance Company’s Come Together Dance Festival Spotlights Dance Of All Sort At A 5-Day Festival At The Suzanne Roberts Theatre, July 23-27

This week, Philadelphia’s own Koresh Dance Company celebrates 24 of the area’s diverse dance companies with a five-day dance festival at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre. From July 23 through 27, the Come Together Dance Festival spotlights dance of all sort at the Avenue of the Arts stage. No two shows are alike, as performances each […]

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July 17, 2014

The Bearded Ladies And Opera Philadelphia Reveal The Development Of ANDY: A Popera On Stage At The Wilma Theater Through July 27

What happens when an experimental cabaret troupe and an innovative opera company join forces? In Philadelphia, the result is a fabulously original pop-art opera. Earlier this year, The Bearded Ladies cabaret and Opera Philadelphia embarked on a year-long collaborative project to create a fully staged pop-art opera, or “popera,” inspired by the epic life of […]

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July 7, 2014

BalletX Presents The World Premiere Of Sunset, o639 Hours, A Full-Length Work Created By The Troupe’s Co-Artistic Director, July 9-13

Philadelphia’s dynamic contemporary dance troupe BalletX never fails to entertain its audiences with remarkable moves and extraordinary spectacles of athleticism, agility and musicality. Since founding the company in 2005, co-artistic directors Christine Cox and Matthew Neenan have been committed to producing progressive dance and have debuted dozens of new works, expanding BalletX’s repertoire with more […]

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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

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 Kimmel Center Kicks Off Summer With Solstice In The City, A Late-Night Bash With Live Music On Multiple Stages, Cocktails, Dancing And More, Saturday, June 21

This Saturday, June 21 marks the very longest day of the year, the Summer Solstice. As the sun reaches its highest point in the sky, the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts hits a crescendo, too, with Solstice in the City, a blowout bash to kick off summer. From 8 p.m. to 2 a.m., revelers […]

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June 17, 2014

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 9, 2014

Colin Quinn Wisecracks His Way Through The American Constitution In Unconstitutional At The Suzanne Roberts Theatre, Starting June 13

The U.S. Constitution may be the highest law of our land, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have fun with it, as happens when Philadelphia Theatre Company presents Colin Quinn’s Unconstitutional at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre, June 13-July 6. In this one-man show, Quinn offers a satirical take on 226-year old document, riffing on assorted […]

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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

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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June 5, 2014

Renowned Mezzo-Soprano Frederica Von Stade Stars In Opera Philadelphia’s East Coast Premiere Of A Coffin In Egypt, June 6-15

Wrapping up the current season of Opera Philadelphia productions, celebrated mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade makes her Opera Philadelphia debut. In A Coffin in Egypt, Von Stade takes the stage as a 90-year old matriarch looking back on her long much-lived life, filling the intimate Perelman Theater at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, starting […]

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