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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 […]

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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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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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I Sat Through 12 Hours of Taylor Mac’s Philly Show — and Loved It

This is a guest post from playwright and author R. Eric Thomas, senior staff writer at ELLE.com, with additional bylines in the New York Times, […]

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37 Things to Do This Weekend

Friday, March 23 Bach Festival of Philadelphia @ St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Bach Festival, the Philadelphia Singers and Chorus America celebrate their departed founder Michael […]

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12 Things to Do in Readings, Dance, Comedy and Theater.

Tell Me A Story: Unpopular Opinions @ Shot Tower Coffee | Wednesday, March 21 Hillary Rea’s monthly storytelling series marches on, this time with contributions […]

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31 Things to Do This Weekend

Friday, March 16 Nightwish @ Electric Factory This Finnish band has been making “symphonic metal” for 20+ years. Tarja Turunen’s dazzling soprano voice leads the […]

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10 Things to Do in Comedy, Movies, Theater and Books

Jeremy McLellan @ Helium | Wednesday, March 14 The South Carolinian is a liberal Christian standup comic with a following in Muslim and libertarian communities. […]

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44 Things to Do This Weekend

Friday, March 9 Swan Lake @ Academy Of Music Pennsylvania Ballet presents the immortal Tchaikovsky ballet. Through March 18. The Peking Acrobats @ Annenberg Center […]

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11 Things to Do in Theater, Dance, Books, Movies and Comedy

Lamont “U-God” Hawkins @ Parkway Central Library | Thursday, March 8 A co-founder of one of the most important hip-hop groups of all time celebrates […]

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11 Things to Do in Comedy, Movies, Theater and Storytelling

Ex Files StorySlam @ Punchline | Wednesday, February 14 First Person Arts puts on its biggest StorySlam of the year. Chris Lundy hosts an evening […]