Live Arts


“Hipstoric” Old City Makes Top 12 Art Places List

Most Philadelphians and suburbanites still equate Old City with a place you’re likely to get puked on at 2 a.m., but according to a new […]


Neil Young & Crazy Horse Announce Hurricane Sandy Benefit Show in AC

The legendary Neil Young, along with the inimitable Crazy Horse, announced today that they’ll play a Hurricane Sandy benefit concert next week. Scheduled for December […]


Theatre Philadelphia Awards $39,000 to Local Artists

On Monday night at the Kimmel Center, Theatre Philadelphia — the new organization that is picking up where the now defunct Theatre Alliance of Greater […]


VIDEO: Opera Company of Philadelphia’s Surprise Performance at 30th Street Station

Last Saturday, September 15th, more than 300 members of the Opera Company of Philadelphia surprised folks at 30th Street Station with an impromptu performance of […]


Nudity and Feminism at Philly Live Arts

As this final week of the Philly Fringe/Live Arts Festival kicks off, let’s all take a moment to appreciate the scope of this yearly miracle: […]

The Scene

HughE Dillon: Third Annual Feastival

The third annual Audi Feastival returned to Pier 9 on the Delaware River under the glow of the Ben Franklin Bridge last night. Hard to […]


Walnut Street Theatre’s President Made $604,474 in One Year

As the new Philadelphia arts season is officially under way, with the Philadelphia Live Arts Festival & Philly Fringe in full swing, here’s a look […]


10-Second Live Arts/Fringe Reviews: Bang, Zero Cost House and Red Eye to Havre de Grace

Made it to three Live Arts Festival shows this weekend, and they couldn’t have been more different. In Charlotte Ford’s Bang (Christ Church Neighborhood House, […]


Philadelphia Live Arts and Fringe Festival: 10 Artists to Watch

The Philadelphia Live Arts and Philly Fringe Festival officially gets underway this week, with a dizzying array of theater, dance and performance art events throughout […]


Your Accountant Might Secretly Be a Ballerina

This month, should you catch your mechanic, accountant or dog walker spinning, leaping or in pirouette, you’re not dreaming. They’re probably just practicing their moves […]


Republicans Get Their Own Theater Festival

The call went out on Sunday via the Theatre Alliance of Philadelphia’s community listserv: Forearmed Productions seeks one act plays for the Republican Theater Festival, […]


Fergie Part of Group Bringing Bar/Restaurant/Theater to Delaware River

Fergus “Fergie” Carey (Fergie’s, Monk’s Cafe, Belgian Cafe, Grace Tavern and Nodding Head Brewery) is listed as one of the officers on the liquor license application […]


Don Argott’s Last Days Here Made Me Cry

Last Days Here Director Don Argott first came onto my radar in 2005 when he released Rock School, his Roger Ebert-approved documentary about the Paul […]


Wilma Theater Co-Founder Jiri Zizka Dies

Czechoslovakian director Jiri Zizka passed away this week. Zizka was a co-founder and was a co-artistic director for the Wilma Theater from 1981 to 2010. […]


Bucks County Playhouse Lives!

A group of investors has purchased the Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope. After more than 70 years of business, the venue closed last year […]