Frog and Toad on the home stretch at Arden Theatre

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Frog and Toad are absolutely my favorite amphibians now on the Philadelphia stage. True, we soon shall have a swamp-load of multihued, exotic... Read more

Four actors, two huge plays: 'Hamlet' and 'St. Joan' at McCarter Theatre

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Most theater is experimental. Traditions there may be — but when you put on a play, you put it on your way, in your house, with your... Read more

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with Lion Dance and 15 other things to do this weekend in Philadelphia, January 27-29

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LUNAR NEW YEAR Philadelphia Suns Lion Dance Parade Head to Chinatown to watch the Philadelphia Suns welcome in the Lunar New Year with a parade... Read more

'Jitney' at the Friedman Theatre: The enriching intensity of August Wilson

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Of all the intense, shocking father/son confrontations that roil American drama — Willie and Biff in Death of a Salesman, Big Daddy and... Read more

Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia renews contract with music director

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The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia has renewed a contract with music director Dirk Brossé that keeps him in the post through the... Read more

Harpist will fill 30th Street Station with a heavenly noise

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In this corner: 30th Street Station, gateway to the Northeast Corridor, to the north, to the south, to everywhere. If you can’t get there... Read more

WRTI-FM names a new general manager

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Bill Johnson, longtime station manager of WRTI-FM (90.1), has been named the station's new general manager. He replaces Dave Conant, 70, who... Read more

Philly musician and educator selected to give prestigious TED Talk

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Stanford Thompson, 30, founder of Play On, Philly!, an after-school music program in Philadelphia, is one of 15 TED Fellows for 2017. The... Read more