'An Iliad' taps ancient power of Homer's epic

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The Lantern Theater's production of An Iliad features only two people: a bard and his muse. The poem he speaks, and the ancient rhythms in... Read more

'Georgia McBride' in last few nights

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There's a reason Georgia McBridge is legendary. She - and her musical, Matthew Lopez' The Legend of Georgia McBride, in its final few days... Read more

From Ancient Rome, Curtis Institute opera suddenly relevant

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“It is an axiom among kings,” we hear early on in Benjamin Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia, “to use a foreign threat... Read more

Merriam Theater sale goes through

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The Kimmel Center Thursday bought the Merriam Theater from the University of the Arts, officials from both institutions said. The deal was... Read more

Curtis Institute performs slimmed down 'Babar'

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Great performers and teachers don’t necessarily come in the same package, but students at the Curtis Institute of Music these days are... Read more

'Who Do You Love?" Celebrating Anne Sexton on PhillyCAM

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Whom do we love, indeed? The answer can say a lot about us. Who are the singers, players, artists we love? Why do we love them? PhillyCAM... Read more

Franklin Institute leader lands a new job

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Frederic Bertley, the Franklin Institute’s highly regarded senior vice president of science and education, has been named the new president... Read more

'Frog and Toad' hopping toward Philly once again

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It must be the five-year-old lurking within, but any time I hear that A Year with Frog and Toad is coming, a grin steals up on me. It's a... Read more