Theater

the kimmel center, which received $10 million in SVOG funding from the federal government, the largest philadelphia SVOG payment
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Here’s How Much Philly Arts Venues Received of $6.8 Billion in COVID-Relief Grants

For many months during COVID, it was tough to rely on the restaurant industry for income, as countless articles and TV news segments have documented. […]

south philadelphia actor jenna pinchbeck, who has taken bernard havard and walnut street theater to task on social media
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America’s Oldest Theater Wants to Shut This South Philly Actress Up

The Walnut Street Theatre has long had its critics—and no, we’re not talking about those snooty journalists who sit in judgment on opening night, their […]

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What Will Philly’s Arts Scene Look Like After a Year Without Audiences?

A little over a year ago, I was elbow to elbow with 21,000 fans at the Wells Fargo Center, reveling in the diva spectacle that […]

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Hamilton (Yes, Hamilton!!) Kicks Off the Return of Live Theater at the Kimmel Center

Most Philly theaters are still scratching their heads trying to figure out what to make of 2021. But the Kimmel Center seems fully committed to […]

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Watch 120+ Movie Screenings at Philadelphia Film Society’s 29th Annual Film Festival

For almost 30 years, the Philadelphia Film Society has put on an annual festival to feature the greatest and newest independent and international films around […]

2020 pew fellow Jaamil Olawale Kosoko
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This Philly Performance Artist Just Scored a $75,000 Pew Fellowship

On Wednesday, the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage announced over $10.5 million in grants supporting artists and cultural organizations in the Philadelphia area, many […]

sarah contrucci, the woman punched in a philadelphia church on sunday, talking to action news
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A Lesson in Forgiveness from the Woman Who Was Punched in a Philly Church on Sunday

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Woman Punched in a Philadelphia Church Forgives […]

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Mayor Kenney Claims 200 Sanitation Workers Are Out Sick Daily. Union Head Calls B.S.

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Mayor Kenney Claims 200 Sanitation Workers Are […]

the colonial theatre in phoenixville, one of the pennsylvania movie theaters set to reopen this weekend
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Yes, You Can Go See a Movie This Weekend — But You Can’t Eat Inside a Philly Restaurant

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Some Pennsylvania Movie Theaters and Museums Are […]

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These Philly Actors Tell Us What It Was Like to Be a Part of Dispatches from Elsewhere

It’s “Dispatches from Elsewhere Week” here at Philly Mag. Check back all week for more fun content about the new Jason Segel show on AMC. […]

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You Need to See Philly Author Lorene Cary’s Play, My General Tubman, at the Arden

It has been almost 30 years since West Philadelphia-bred Lorene Cary made it onto the radar of the literary world thanks to Black Ice, a […]

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Yes, Two Philly Fringe Festivals Just Opened. Confused?

This time each year, performing arts lovers around the region gear up for the annual Philadelphia Fringe Festival. But this year, things are just a […]

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Your Guide to Philly’s Most Exciting Theater Season in Years

With Hamilton mania in full swing and the Fringe Festival — as well as a renegade competitor — about to begin, a look at the […]

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The Philly Theater Stars You Can’t Miss This Season

Mary Tuomanen North Philly Onstage this season in: Tuomanen, 38, will be Emma Goldman in Ragtime and the sole actor in An Iliad (see our […]

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“Hamilton” In Philly: Everything You Need to Know Before You Go

I had the pleasure of checking out Hamilton in Philly the other night. It was the second performance of the run, and I have to […]