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Madonna Reviewed: Her Madame X Show at the Met in Philly Is a Beautiful Failure

I wasn’t sure that I was going to be able to write a review of Madonna’s Madame X show at the Met in Philly. The […]

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Clintons Set Philly Stop, Hope People Care After Michelle Obama Tour

One might call it the Discount Democrats Tour. While face-value tickets for Michelle Obama’s Philadelphia stop in November top out at a whopping $2,000, you […]

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Opera Philly Needs $25k to Screen Opera Inspired By the MOVE Bombing

After enthusiastic receptions in Harlem and Amsterdam, Opera Philadelphia is bringing the highly-acclaimed We Shall Not Be Moved back to the city this fall. Well, […]

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The New Met on Broad Street Announces Its Food & Bev Plan

Ahead of its December 2018 grand re-opening, Live Nation Philadelphia announced on Monday that Jean-Marie Lacroix’s Brûlée Catering will handle all food and drink operations at the newly […]

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Six Questions with Daniela Mack, Opera Philadelphia’s Carmen

Mezzo-soprano Daniela Mack, whose schedule takes her all over the United States and around the globe (she was a Cardiff Singer of the World finalist […]

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Even Philly Opera Singers Are Getting Into the Sixers Playoff Spirit

Fresh off setting a new franchise record with 16 straight wins to finish the regular season, the red-hot 76ers are about to participate in the […]

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REVIEW: A Quiet Place—Leonard Bernstein’s Chilly Winter Garden

Leonard Bernstein liked his gardens. “We’ll build our house and chop our wood / and make our garden grow,” the ensemble sings at the close […]

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REVIEW: In Opera Philadelphia’s Written on Skin, Music and Theater Triumph

Prima la musica—dopo le parole: first the music, then the words. This famous operatic admonition is good advice for considering Written on Skin. Seen here, […]

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Here’s What Eric Blumenfeld Plans to Do With That $56 Million for the Met

Eric Blumenfeld can now proceed full steam towards reopening a restored Metropolitan Opera House on North Broad Street at the end of the year thanks to […]

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O Festival Diary—Day V: The Wake World Is O17’s Glamorous Swan Song

Between September 14th and 25th, Opera Philadelphia will boldly go where few, if any, companies have gone before—a festival that brings seven events covering the […]

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O Festival Diary—Day IV, Part II: War Stories

Between September 14th and 25th, Opera Philadelphia will boldly go where few, if any, companies have gone before—a festival that brings seven events covering the […]

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O Festival Diary—Day IV, Part I: Sondra Radvanovsky in Recital

Between September 14th and 25th, Opera Philadelphia will boldly go where few, if any, companies have gone before—a festival that brings seven events covering the […]

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O Festival Diary—Day III: We Shall Not Be Moved

Between September 14th and 25th, Opera Philadelphia will boldly go where few, if any, companies have gone before—a festival that brings seven events covering the […]

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O Festival Diary—Day II: In O17’s Die Zauberflöte, the Magic is in the Technology

Between September 14th and 25th, Opera Philadelphia will boldly go where few, if any, companies have gone before, with O17—a festival that brings seven events […]

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O Festival Diary—Day I: Elizabeth Cree

Between September 14th and 25th, Opera Philadelphia will boldly go where few, if any, companies have gone before—a festival that brings seven events covering the […]