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September 3, 2014

Score Free Tickets To Opera On The Mall, Opera Philadelphia’s Broadcast At Independence National Historical Park, Saturday, September 27; Registration Opens Today, September 3

On Saturday, September 27, Opera Philadelphia will launch its 2014 season with Opera on the Mall, a free HD broadcast of the comedic opera The Barber of Seville on the iconic grounds of Independence Mall. The event, which is now in its fourth year, is a popular alfresco evening and fills up year after year. […]

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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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June 11, 2014

Tonight Picks: Center City Sips At More Than 80 Bars, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At The PMA And NMAJH, Late-Night Bowling Happy Hour At North Bowl And More

Don’t let the cloudy skies get you down, Philadelphia. There are tons of events on tap for this Wednesday evening. Center City Sips is back for its second week of happy hour deals at more than 80 restaurants throughout Old City, Midtown Village, Center City and Rittenhouse. Head out for discounted cocktails, beer, wine and […]

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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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April 30, 2014

Tonight Picks: Game 7 Of Flyers V. Rangers In The Stanley Cup Playoffs, Exclusive Discount To Philadelphia Science Festival, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At The Art Museum And More

There is a serious buzz in the air as the Philadelphia Flyers take on the New York Rangers in the final game of the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. After a triumphant win last night, our hometown team tied it up with the Rangers. The winner of tonight’s game progresses on to the […]

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April 21, 2014

Opera Philadelphia Continues Its Spring Season With Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Don Giovanni At The Academy Of Music, Opening Friday, April 25

Our city’s outstanding opera company, Opera Philadelphia, continues to engage its audiences with both boundary-pushing performances and timeless traditional shows. This week, our city’s troupe takes on Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s great operatic work Don Giovanni, a two-act masterpiece based on the fictional tales of the character Don Juan and his lady loves, whose story of […]

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February 5, 2014

Opera Philadelphia Presents The Grammy Award-Winning Spanish Opera, Ainadamar, On Its Only United States Stop, February 7-16

Opera Philadelphia continues its current season with a performance of the Grammy Award-winning Opera, Ainadamar on its only United States stop, opening this Friday, February 7. Ainadamar, the first opera by Argentinian composer Osvaldo Golijov, tells the story of the life and dramatic death of Federico García Lorca, a Spanish poet and playwright who was […]

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October 31, 2013

Reminder: This Weekend, Opera Philadelphia Debuts Its Opera In The City Series With The American Premiere Of Svadba–Wedding

This weekend, the debut of Opera Philadelphia’s envelope-pushing Opera in the City series takes over the new FringeArts space on Columbus Boulevard. The brand-new series calls upon immersive elements to change the opera-goers experience and also brings fully staged operas to unanticipated spaces in neighborhoods across the city. Opera in the City opens with the […]

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October 2, 2013

Tonight Picks, Indian Summer Edition: Get Outside And Enjoy The Awesome Weather – PHS Pop-Up Garden, Alfresco Dining, Farmers’ Markets, Evening Strolls, Free Orchestra Concert And More

Awesome weather alert: it’s GORGEOUS outside. It’s October 2nd and it’s 80 degrees and sunny. All the benefits of summer without the humidity? Yes, please. So take advantage tonight by getting outside. The amazing PHS Pop-Up Garden (above) is closing for good next Friday (why?!?), so tonight is a great opportunity to visit the pop-up […]

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September 27, 2013

Opera Philadelphia Kicks Off Its Fresh Fall Season Tonight, With A Rousing Performance Of Nabucco At The Academy Of Music

Our city’s outstanding opera company, Opera Philadelphia, continues to push the boundaries of its genre — first, with an overhaul of its look and mission, and now, with a marvelous upcoming season this fall. This weekend kicks off the company’s 2013-2014 season, with performances scheduled in the historic Academy of Music stage and out in […]

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