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November 6, 2013

Holiday Musical Elf Brings Jolly Good Fun To The Walnut Street Theatre, Through January 5

If your holiday wish list includes fun and entertainment, then head to the Walnut Street Theatre to see Elf, a jolly Broadway musical presented on the mainstage through January 5. This theatrical adaptation of the popular movie of the same name, Elf tells the warm-hearted story of Buddy, who as a young boy finds his [...]

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June 26, 2013

Tonight Picks: Brauhaus Schmitz’s Birthday, Outdoor Movie At ICA, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At Two Museums, Opening Night Of Wicked At The Academy Of Music And More

As the weather remains a little iffy for this evening, it’s best to explore options both indoors and out in the City of Brotherly Love tonight. Fortunately, in typical Wednesday night fashion, Center City Sips, Pay-What-You Wish Wednesdays, P.M. at the Penn Museum and Drink ‘n’ Draw at 3rd Ward Philadelphia fill the calendar. In [...]

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June 11, 2013

Broadway’s Rock Of Ages Steals The Spotlight With Much Loved ’80s Tunes This Weekend At The Merriam Theater, June 14-16

For one weekend, and one weekend only, Broadway’s Rock of Ages is slated to rock its way to the Merriam Theater. The lively performance takes the audience by storm with singalong-worthy tunes (enter Don’t Stop Believing, The Final Countdown and I Want To Know What Love Is) and an engaging story set in Los Angeles’ [...]

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May 21, 2013

Stephen Sondheim’s A Little Night Music Brings Waltz-Based Tunes To The Arden Theatre Stage, May 23-June 30

The Arden Theatre is set to make beautiful music with the tunes of famed composer Stephen Sondheim as his classic show A Little Night Music makes its rounds at the Arden Theatre. Opening this week, the show is set to run from May 23 to June 30. Based on the book by Hugh Wheeler, A [...]

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March 19, 2013

The Hit Broadway Musical Sister Act Is Set To Take The Stage At The Academy Of Music April 2-7

The popular musical Sister Act arrives at the Academy of Music on Tuesday, April 2 and will be entertaining guests with its catchy songs until Sunday, April 7. Though a touring show, this performance has a few Philadelphia tie-ins: Sister Act is set in our fair city in 1973. Plus, Philly native Ta’Rea Campbell stars [...]

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March 8, 2013

The Award-Winning Musical FELA! Is Making A Stop At The Merriam Theater, March 12-17

The hit Broadway musical, FELA! is coming to Philadelphia as part of the Kimmel Center’s current Broadway season. The show will debut at the Merriam Theater on Tuesday, March 12. This year’s cast includes former popstar, Michelle Williams, who was in the fierce musical trio, Destiny’s Child, alongside Beyonce. The three-time Tony Award-winning musical tells [...]

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December 20, 2012

The Philly Connection: Broadway’s Les Misérables Returns To The Academy Of Music January 2-13; The Major Motion Picture’s Star Hugh Jackman To Grace The Same Stage On January 26

Cameron Mackintosh’s new 25th anniversary production of Les Misérables is once again coming to the Academy of Music for a two-week engagement, January 2-13. And here’s a fun spin: the movie version of the hit musical stars Hugh Jackman, who will himself be gracing the Academy of Music stage just 13 days after the Les [...]

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December 11, 2012

The Hit Musical Jekyll & Hyde Brings A Chilling Tale Plus Singing Stars To The Forrest Theatre, December 26-30

When it comes to split personalities few are more famous than those portrayed in Jekyll & Hyde, the hit musical that rings out the year in thrilling fashion at the Forrest Theatre, December 26-30. This popular production is performed with tremendous theatrical flair, especially by the two leads, American Idol finalist and Tony Award nominee [...]

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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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November 2, 2012

Walnut Street Theatre Strikes Up The Band With The Music Man, Opening November 6

They’ll be striking up the band big time when the Walnut Street Theatre presents Meredith Wilson’s The Music Man, opening on Tuesday, November 6. One of the original favorite high school musicals, this is fun family fare that’s full of memorable tunes, including lovely ballads “Till There Was You” and “Goodnight My Someone” as well [...]

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