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July 30, 2014

The Philadelphia One-Minute Play Festival Returns With More Than 60 One-Minute Plays At The Adrienne Theater, August 3-5

Got a minute? For its second year, the Philadelphia One-Minute Play Festival returns with short and sweet performances on the mainstage at The Adrienne Theater. The three-day fest is a collaboration of InterAct Theatre Company, a locally loved company known for producing dynamic new and contemporary plays, and the One-Minute Play Festival, a New York […]

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July 28, 2014

Reminder: The Tony Award-Winning Musical Comedy The Book Of Mormon Opens At The Forrest Theatre Tomorrow, July 29

Who needs a trip to New York to see an amazing musical? The hottest tickets to top Broadway shows can be had right here in Philadelphia, thanks to the touring performances of the Kimmel Center-affiliated Broadway Philadelphia series. A bona fide Broadway hit, The Book of Mormon is still a tough ticket to score in […]

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July 25, 2014

Save The Date: Philadelphia’s 2014 Fringe Festival Arrives With Hundreds Of Shows September 5-21 And Its Annual Culinary Bash, Feastival, Thursday, September 18

Every fall, Philadelphia’s arts scene steps up its game from consistently amazing to truly phenomenal with the advent of the annual Fringe Festival, now in its 18th year of bringing progressive performers from near and far to Philadelphia stages and places. The Philadelphia Fringe Festival returns September 5-21, with 17 days filled with hundreds of […]

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July 24, 2014

Shakespeare In Clark Park Returns With A Huge Production Of Henry IV Featuring A 100-Person Battle Scene And More, July 30-August 3

Alfresco iambic pentameter, anyone? Now in its ninth season, Shakespeare in Clark Park revisits the West Philadelphia green space for another summer of free outdoor theatrical performances. Opening on Wednesday, July 30 and playing nightly at 7 p.m. through Sunday, August 3, the talented team behind Shakespeare in Clark Park presents its rendition of the […]

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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 16, 2014

Tony Award-Winning Broadway Show The Book Of Mormon Brings Satirical Humor And A Ticket Lottery To The Forrest Theatre, Starting July 29

A bona fide Broadway hit, The Book of Mormon nabbed nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical, in 2011 and is still a tough ticket to score in New York. In Philadelphia, advance word of mouth for The Book of Mormon’s local stop is so hot, the show is virtually assured of a successful run at […]

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July 15, 2014

Hundreds Of The World’s Teens Will Have Their Say At The 17th Annual Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Slam, July 16-19

This month, Philly will welcome more than 500 teenagers from around the world to voice their views and be heard. From Wednesday, July 16 through Saturday, July 19, our city will play host to the 17th Annual Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Slam. Powered by Youth Speaks, Brave New Voices is the world’s largest […]

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July 9, 2014

Our Guide To Fairmount’s Bastille Day Festival Returning To Eastern State Penitentiary For Its 20th Year This Saturday, July 12

Liberté, égalité, fraternité! Mais oui, Philadelphia. Eastern State Penitentiary’s Bastille Day Festival returns this weekend, Saturday, July 12, to celebrate its 20th-anniversary year of celebrating French National Day, which commemorates the start of the French Revolution with the Storming of the Bastille. Once again, the Penitentiary teams-up with marvelous cabaret troupe The Bearded Ladies to […]

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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 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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