England’s beloved Sarah Connolly crosses the pond for PCMS concert at the Kimmel

In her only U.S. appearance this season, England’s beloved Sarah Connolly crosses the pond for PCMS concert at the Kimmel

England’s beloved Sarah Connolly crosses the pond for PCMS concert at the Kimmel

In her only U.S. appearance this season, England’s beloved Sarah Connolly crosses the pond for PCMS concert at the Kimmel

Review

‘Curious Incident’ at the Walnut Street Theatre: Fine cast, brilliant production

Clever directing choices help illuminate the mind of differently-abled Boone as he solves a murder mystery, then a personal mystery. The ensemble shines, as we fully enter the mind and the life of a very special young man.
Review

‘Curious Incident’ at the Walnut Street Theatre: Fine cast, brilliant production

Clever directing choices help illuminate the mind of differently-abled Boone as he solves a murder mystery, then a personal mystery. The ensemble shines, as we fully enter the mind and the life of a very special young man.

‘We’re going to miss Madea’: Tyler Perry and his troupe light up the Met Philadelphia on farewell tour

Philadelphians flocked to the Met for what's billed as Perry's last play starring this cast of characters.

‘We’re going to miss Madea’: Tyler Perry and his troupe light up the Met Philadelphia on farewell tour

Philadelphians flocked to the Met for what's billed as Perry's last play starring this cast of characters.
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Philly’s PnB Rock releases first single since arrest

He was charged in January with possession of narcotics, receiving stolen property, criminal conspiracy, and other related offenses.

Review

‘Measure for Measure’ at the Lantern: Complicated people in complex situations, in a brilliant production

This is an adult play full of adult problems. A small but seemingly enormous cast all shoulder multiple roles, as if they were different sides of the human personality. Director Charles McMahon takes the measure of this "problem play," solving it brilliantly.

‘Pittsburgh hit me really hard, like Charleston,’ so Hannibal Lokumbe put a shofar solo into his Philadelphia Orchestra finale

His new work, "Healing Tones," will feature the shofar blower from Pittsburgh's Tree of Life congregation.

Column

What they really want to do is direct: Does a woman behind the camera make a difference we can see?

Amazon's 'Hanna,' George Clooney's 'Catch-22' and Starz's 'The Spanish Princess' are among the new shows that might help boost the dismal percentage of women TV directors.

‘Game of Thrones’ actress writes about surviving two brain aneurysms

Emilia Clarke writes a first-person account for the New Yorker about surviving two life-threatening ordeals, the first in 2011, just after filming the HBO hit's first season.

Review

Jordan Peele’s new horror movie ‘Us’: Bloody as all get out

A family finds itself stalked by dopplegangers in Jordan Peele's horror movie "Us.'

Philadelphia’s Sonia Sanchez will receive a glitzy award at Lincoln Center

Sanchez will receive a Leadership Award from the American Academy of Poets, a new literary prize whose inaugural winners were announced Wednesday.

Emanuel Ax is in elite form at Kimmel Center concert with Schumann, hit-or-miss with Chopin

The fourth movement of Schumann’s "Fantasiestucke" showed the pianist in especially magnificent form.

This Philly play is being picked up Off-Broadway before it even opens here

The local troupe Lightning Rod Special will world-premiere "The Appointment" at FringeArts today then take it to Fourth Street Theatre in New York. We have other theater news, too.

Column

How Ariana Grande went from doughnut-licker to pop music queen

We're way past the donut licking incident.

Temple University has commissioned this famous jazz composer to capture Philly in a song

The new piece by jazz great Vince Mendoza pays homage to Dizzy Gillespie, Billie Holiday, and John Coltrane. Temple University music students will perform it Sunday at the Kimmel Center.

Visit this hidden Philly gem to see Napoleon’s death mask and his brother Joe’s toiletry kit

The Athenaeum of Philadelphia, on Washington Square, has just won an international honor. And while it's globally famous, "there are probably more people out there who know about us than people across the street,” says the site's director.

Kimmel Center’s ‘Miss Saigon’ is family history for two actors in the cast with Vietnamese roots

Jackie Nguyen and Matthew Overberg are keeping an eye on authenticity for the production.

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