The Curio Theatre Company's production of David Adjmi's deliberately anachronistic take on the French Revolution is quick-paced, unflagging in its energy, and filled with arresting visual imagery. But it's also at times unduly cartoonish and short on emotions.
When a classical music concert is working particularly well, it tells you what you've been thinking and feeling, whether or not you consciously knew it.
For Black History Month, artists and advocates discuss what murals mean in Philly's visual vernacular.
Philadelphia Cathedral authorities wanted to remove six images after the show was hung and parishioners complained.
The old Main Line is almost all gone, but the Ardrossan Estate in Villanova, mansion of the Montgomery family, stands. The Main House is exquisitely preserved, and despite continuing development of the surrounding acres, both house and land have a pristine, inviting quality.
Laura Eason's uneasy "Sex with Strangers" is leading off the 25th anniversary of the Montgomery Theatre in Souderton, through Feb. 25. It's a good account of a play that resonates in our moment and challenges audience values.
The Met also announced a $15 million gift from the Neubauer Family Foundation to support the music director position.
Richard Mosse's photos at Arcadia, Anthony Giocolea's multimedia exhibit at Swarthmore, and a color photos at Haverford by all the greats.
Prosecutors allege that Michael Rohana, 24, of Bear, Del., snuck into the Franklin Institute's "Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor" special exhibit in December and snapped the thumb off of one of the priceless statues inside.
The "Gene Simmons Vault Experience"is "the Godzilla of all box sets," Simmons says. It's about three feet tall, weighs 38 pounds, and comes with a 10-CD set of solo material, a photo book, a medallion, a Gene Simmons action figure - and hand-delivery by Simmons himself.
There may be sugar in the pies, but there's saccharine on the stage.
On Tuesday, the star tenor and Opera Philadelphia artistic advisor world-premieres a song cycle meant to evoke the black male experience in America right now.
Philadelphia composer Jennifer Higdon's "Low Brass Concerto" has its Philadelphia Orchestra premiere Feb. 22. She has two more concertos debuting this spring, for tuba and harp.