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City Life

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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City Life

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 […]

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City Life

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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City Life

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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City Life

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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City Life

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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Things to Do

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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Things to Do

“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 […]


Where to Eat If You’re Seeing “Hamilton” in Philadelphia

Okay, you’ve shelled out for tickets for Hamilton (or gotten lucky in the $10 lottery). We’re not sure that any meal could measure up to the performance, but […]

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City Life

Here’s How to Get $10 Tickets to “Hamilton” in Philly

Hamilton frenzy went into full effect earlier this summer when ticket sales were announced for the Broadway smash, which opens at the Forrest Theater on […]

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City Life

“Hamilton” Tickets Are About to Go On Sale in Philly

You’ve surely seen the advertisements around town for the Philly production of Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s frenzy-inducing musical that will debut here in August. And if you’re any student […]

City Life

A Philly Theater Makes Breakthrough Pledge to Showcase Women Playwrights

On stage through April 14th at the Philadelphia Theatre Company is How to Catch Creation, a production written by Christina Anderson that follows the professional […]

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City Life

These Philadelphians Want to Build a Shrine to Alexander Hamilton

The First Bank of the United States is located in Philadelphia. That’s not surprising; Philly claims a lot of American firsts. What is surprising is […]

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REVIEW: A Treasurable The Color Purple at Theatre Horizon

Size matters. (But it’s not what you’re thinking.) In the case of The Color Purple, I’ve seen three successive productions. Two were national tours in […]