Celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation was joyful in the hands of Piffaro, the Renaissance band, Friday at the Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral.
He has been in the spot for four decades.
Funds at the Philadelphia Foundation will support LGBT causes in perpetuity, thanks to Mel Heifetz' generosity.
PlayPenn, the play development outfit on South Broad, has a new general manager in theater artist and arts administrator Erin Reed. PlayPenn also announced other additions to its management and development teams.
Jennifer Higdon's "On a Wire" is a concerto grosso of unusual demands.
The year 1968 was tumultuous for the United States. The Tet Offensive convinced many Americans that the Vietnam War was all but lost. The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, and riots broke out all over the country. The presidential race, Lawrence O'Donnell reminds us, seemed to show that...
Her novel Another Brooklyn is the city's reading selection for 2018. She spoke with us about how the Brooklyn she grew up in has changed, about her writing process, and about writing as resistance.
The new Arden Theatre musical "TouchTones" revisits the 1990s world of phone sex - with an unlikely creative team: classical composer Robert Maggio and decorated playwright Michael Hollinger.
'Lights Out: Nat 'King' Cole' is a superb, challenging all-star kickoff to the People's Light season. Dule Hill of 'West Wing' fame plays Cole, whose smooth surface jars against the rage of a black man oppressed. Daniel J. Watts is a blazing show-stealer as Sammy Davis, Jr. There's roof-raising tap-dancing...
Shows of note include Mark Mahosky at Fleisher/Ollman, Craig Stover at Jed Williams Gallery, and the group photo show "The Expanded Caribbean" at Drexel.
Schubert's two completed piano trios can be heard on Facebook Live and YouTube.
Jacqueline Woodson's novel "Another Brooklyn" is this year's featured selection. She also wrote the middle-grade companion book, "Brown Girl Dreaming," and the children's companion book, "This Is the Rope: A Story from the Great Migration" - the first sweep of all three categories since the event's start...
The Media Theatre gives us an exquisitely sung version of Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Carousel." It's full of nostalgia laced with heartfelt yearning. But when you think about the plot and main characters, you have to wonder at the enduring popularity of this classic. Still, a well-performed production...
Tickets are on sale to subscribers now. Others will be able to buy later at an unspecified date. The April concert is a benefit for the Philadelphia Orchestra musicians' pension fund.