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REVIEW: Once at the Academy of Music

I don’t think there’s been a recent Broadway musical as polarizing to New York theatre goers as Once, the winner of 2012’s Tony for Best Musical: […]

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Doylestown’s Liam Fennecken Makes Academy of Music Debut

The first thing Liam Fennecken is going to do once he gets to Philly is hit the flagship Wawa on Broad and Walnut. He hasn’t […]

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REVIEW: Matilda: The Musical at the Academy of Music

Is a show like Matilda: The Musical too big to properly tour? That question was definitely on my mind last evening after I left the performance at the […]

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7 Awesome Concerts to See in Philly This Week

The indie and electronica fan will have a good time this week on the music scene, especially at Union Transfer. With the classic indie rock […]

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Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen Headed to Philadelphia in AC2 Tour

Clear your calendars: Everyone’s favorite gay media moguls, Bravo’s Andy Cohen and CNN’s Anderson Cooper, are bringing their unfiltered and unscripted AC2 tour to Philadelphia’s […]

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Academy of Music Ranked 5th Most Popular Theatre in the World

Philadelphia’s grand old lady, The Academy of Music, is in the news today: A recent poll has ranked the gorgeous performing arts venue the 5th […]

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In the Wings: Cherry Hill’s Ben Lipitz, Star of The Lion King

Hakuna Matata! The triumphant return of Disney’s blockbuster Broadway musical The Lion King hits the Academy of Music stage May 20th through June 14th, and one of […]

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In the Wings: The Cast of Opera Philadelphia’s Don Carlo

Verdi’s classic tale of a love triangle gone wrong is taking shape at the Academy of Music as Opera Philadelphia presents Don Carlo. We wanted […]

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The Interview: Philly-Born Opera Great Eric Owens

The Philly native turned bass-baritone opera great has performed in concert halls the world over. This month he returns to star in Don Carlo at […]

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PHOTOS: Last Night, There Was An On-Stage Proposal During Dirty Dancing at the Academy of Music

Nobody puts Baby in the corner, especially when you’re going to propose to her! Malik Murray knew that his girlfriend Alissa F. Chase loved the movie Dirty […]

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Gillian Abbott’s Advice to Young Performers: “You Are Enough”

“Dirty Dancing fell in my lap. It never was on my radar.” That’s what the multi-talented Gillian Abbott told me when we started chatting about […]

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Meet the Man Who Trained the Four-Legged Star of Annie

“I’ve seen more young actresses who play Annie pee on stage than dogs who pee on stage.” That’s William Berloni‘s answer when I ask him the question […]

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Our Q&A With Adam Trent, the Justin Timberlake of Magic

Imagine taking David Copperfield and fusing him with a boy band member who can jump through huge LED screens without shattering them (or himself). That’s […]

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A Sneak Peek at Opera Philadelphia’s 2015-16 Season

Opera Philadelphia announces their 2015-16 season today, and we’ve got a first-hand preview of the divas and divos they are bringing to town to belt […]

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Opera Philadelphia Debuts Oscar

Friday night the much-anticipated Opera Philadelphia production of Theodore Morrison and John Cox’s Oscar opened at the Academy of Music. Opera fans were out in force, […]