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April 3, 2014

Tonight Picks: Themed Dinner At Cedar Point Bar And Kitchen, Aerial Trapeze Show In Old City, Free Bourbon Samples At The Trestle Inn And More

As the workweek draws to a close, after-hours events kick into high gear. Tonight, Cedar Point Bar and Kitchen in Fishtown celebrates the start of spring (and the end of the freezing temps) with themed menu additions that all center on foraged foods. Plus, the bar is running a $5 special on Old Fashioned cocktails. [...]

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March 19, 2014

The Tony Award-Winning Vanya And Sonia And Masha And Spike Brings Zany Comedy To The Philadelphia Theatre Company, March 21-April 20

The Tony Award-winning Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike presents absurd comedy at the Philadelphia Theatre Company at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre from March 21 through April 20. Written by acclaimed playwright Christopher Durang, the show riffs on works of Anton Chekov, taking well-known scenes and characters from the work of the famous 19th [...]

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January 27, 2014

The Philadelphia Theatre Company Presents Potent Family Drama In Tribes At The Suzanne Roberts Theatre, Through February 23

The concept of being seen but not heard takes on multiple meanings in Tribes, a compelling family drama at the Philadelphia Theatre Company, through February 23. The story centers around Billy, a deaf man who lives silently among his loud argumentative family. They’re good at talking and hurling insults at one another, but not much [...]

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September 16, 2013

This Week At The Fringe: Picks For Presented And Neighborhood Philadelphia Fringe Festival Shows The Week Of September 16-22

Hey, theater fans, it’s week number three of the 2013 Fringe Festival, and there’s still time to take in the incredible groundswell of performing, visual and radical arts on tap in Philadelphia. The festival, an 18-day extravaganza of progressive performing and visual arts, only runs through Sunday, September 22, so make sure to check out [...]

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September 9, 2013

This Week At The Fringe: Picks For Presented And Neighborhood Philadelphia Fringe Festival Shows The Week Of September 9-15

Have you experienced the Fringe yet? The 2013 Fringe Festival, an 18-day extravaganza of progressive performing and visual arts, launched last week and runs through Sunday, September 22, bringing hundreds of stupendous shows to venues across Philadelphia. With so many performances — as many as nearly 95 in a single day — catching a Fringe [...]

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June 17, 2013

Philadelphia Theatre Company Brings Nora and Delia Ephron’s Love, Loss, And What I Wore To The Stage, Opening June 25

Love, Loss, and What I Wore presents a closetful of stories inspired by clothes and accessories at Philadelphia Theatre Company, opening June 25. Men are certainly welcome to attend, but really, this one’s for the all ladies out there. Written by sisters Nora and Delia Ephron and based on the best-selling book by Ilene Beckerman, [...]

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May 9, 2013

Tonight Picks: Morgan’s Pier Opens, The Pennsylvania Ballet Welcomes John Lithgow, The Philadelphia Jewish Music Festival Closes And More

Start the weekend early, and head out tonight to enjoy the spring season at any number of the events lined up for this evening. Though storms may be in the forecast, cross your fingers and head to the season opening of Morgan’s Pier to taste chef George Sabatino’s new menu and gaze at lovely waterfront [...]

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April 30, 2013

Koresh Dance Company Presents Come Together, A Spring Festival Bringing More Than 20 Local Dance Troupes To One Stage, May 2-5 And May 8-12

Philadelphia has a thriving local dance community, and Koresh Dance Company is set to put it squarely in the spotlight this month with a two-week spring dance festival, May 2-5 and May 8-12. Come Together showcases 27 local choreographers and dance companies with 11 performances in nine days at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre on the [...]

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January 3, 2013

Martin Luther King, Jr. Springs To Life In The Mountaintop, Presented By Philadelphia Theatre Company Starting January 18

Martin Luther King, Jr. may be immortalized as a large marble statue in our nation’s capital, but was very much a man of flesh and blood, and that’s how he’s portrayed in The Mountaintop, the award-winning play by Katori Hall, opening at Philadelphia Theatre Company’s Suzanne Roberts Theatre on January 18. The drama imagines the [...]

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October 15, 2012

Philadelphia Theatre Company Presents Stars Of David, A World Premiere Musical On Stage Starting October 17

Philadelphia Theatre Company kicks off its new season with Stars of David, a world premiere production presenting a series of musicalized portraits of famous people reflecting on how Judaism affects their lives. Based on interviews from Abigail Pogrebin’s book Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk about Being Jewish, and running from October 17 through November [...]

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