Follow Us
Find Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Subscribe to RSS
 

December 17, 2014

The Merriam Theater Rings Out The Year With The Smashing Percussion Sensation Stomp, December 26-30

The Merriam Theater Rings Out The Year With The Smashing Percussion Sensation Stomp, December 26-30

Stomp, the show that creates joyful noise with hub caps, paint cans, brooms, kitchen sinks and more, makes for much merriment at the Merriam Theater, December 26-30. Begun as street performance that morphed into an international percussion sensation, Stomp’s success stems from its fabulous utilization of unlikely instruments of rhythm. Turning a wide array of […]

Read more»
 

December 10, 2014

Quintessence Theatre Group Offers A Progressive Rendering Of A Classic With Its Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland, December 10-January 4

Quintessence Theatre Group Offers A Progressive Rendering Of A Classic With Its Alice's Adventures In Wonderland, December 10-January 4

Quintessence Theatre Group continues to offer progressive versions of classic literature when it repels down the rabbit hole to present Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland at Mt. Airy’s Sedgwick Theater, beginning tonight, December 10, and running through January 4, 2015. Quintessence is all about enlightening the classics through visceral, actor-focused text-driven productions. Though this […]

Read more»
 

December 5, 2014

FringeArts Debuts The Sincerity Project, An “Anti-Play” That Plans To Span 24 Years On Stage, Now Playing Through Saturday, December 13

FringeArts

Theater works may evolve over time, but none do so with the scope of The Sincerity Project, an original production debuting at FringeArts this month with performances through Saturday, December 13. A coming of age show like none you’ve seen before, the show features seven performers of the Philadelphia-based Team Sunshine Performance Corporation reflecting on […]

Read more»
 

December 5, 2014

Roundup: The Best Holiday Theater, Music And Dance Performances On Stages In Philadelphia This Season

Walnut Street Theatre

There’s no place like the theater for the holidays, where all of the magic of the festive season comes to life on stage. From the stately Avenue of the Arts to the city’s cozy neighborhood playhouses, Philadelphia’s performing arts community hosts a ton of great holiday-themed shows this season sure to be a treat not […]

Read more»
 

November 25, 2014

Philadelphia Theatre Company Presents John Patrick Shanley’s Romantic Comedy Outside Mullingar, Starting Friday, November 28

Philadelphia Theatre Company Presents John Patrick Shanley's Romantic Comedy Outside Mullingar, Starting Friday, November 28

Best known for his 2004 Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning play Doubt: A Parable, playwright John Patrick Shanley debuted his latest work, Outside Mullingar, on Broadway last January to reviews that nearly equalled his much-lauded previous play. Now, Shanley’s most recent work can be seen right here in Philadelphia, presented by Philadelphia Theatre Company at […]

Read more»
 

November 24, 2014

1812 Productions Brings Good Cheer And Political Humor To The Holiday Season With This Is the Week That Is, Opening Friday, November 28

1812 Productions

1812 Productions, the Philadelphia theater company that believes the world could always use more comedy, creates much mirth and laughter from the world of politics with its annual hit show, This Is The Week That Is, beginning its yearly showing this Friday, November 28. A stylistic mash-up of variety shows like The Carol Burnett Show […]

Read more»
 

November 21, 2014

Arden Theatre Company Presents A Boldly Reimagined Beauty And The Beast For Children, Opening Wednesday, November 26

Arden

A classic fairy tale is fully reimagined when the Arden Theatre Company presents Beauty and the Beast, opening Wednesday, November 26. Based on the much loved story by Charles Way, the two main characters are so well known — a beautiful woman and a beastly man — that they need no introduction. Be advised, however, […]

Read more»
 

November 20, 2014

Broadway Philadelphia Continues Its Season With Tony Award-Winning Musical Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella, November 25-30

Cinderella

The start of the holiday season seems like a perfect time to see a classic fairy tale on stage. Thanks to the performances of the Kimmel Center-affiliated Broadway Philadelphia series, which hosts the national tours of straight-from-Broadway shows, Philadelphia audiences have the chance to see the 2013 Tony Award-winning stage adaptation of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s […]

Read more»
 

November 5, 2014

Tonight Picks: Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At The PMA, Philadelphia Improv Festival, Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival, Happy Hour At Abe Fisher And More

Yoga in Great Stair Hall

With cloudy skies and mild temperatures, it’s a great evening for museum visits, theater-going and bar-hopping. The Philadelphia Museum of Art celebrates Wednesday with its recurring evening of pay-what-you-wish admission in addition to a number of after-hours art events like yoga, themed tours, crafts and more. Tonight, the Philadelphia Improv Festival brings major laughs to […]

Read more»
 

November 4, 2014

Azuka Theatre Presents A Clever Mind-Bending Sci-Fi Story With The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence, November 5-23

Azuka Theatre Presents A Clever Mind-Bending Sci-Fi Story With The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence, November 5-23

A plot with many transformations is anything but elementary in Azuka Theatre’s new production, The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence, running November 5 through 23. This sci-fi time-traveling play, a 2014 Pulitzer Prize-finalist by Madeleine George, offers up many intriguing twists and turns, not to mention a love triangle that repeats through time. The […]

Read more»