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This Offbeat Philly Theater Troupe Is Doing a Live Reading of Snakes on a Plane

Note: This event was moved to January 27th due to weather. Back in 2006, I had the single greatest moviegoing experience of my life. On […]

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The Fight To Keep Philly’s Theater Scene Alive

Act I. Setting the Scene “What a wonder is a gun! What a versatile invention! First of all, when you’ve got a gun — ” […]

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From Scrooge to Sugar Plums: Holiday Performances in and Around Philly

Whether you’re planning a family outing over winter break or a twist on nostalgic tradition, the holidays always bring the heavy-hitters to the stage. All […]

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The Best Events This Month in Philadelphia

Theater What the Constitution Means to Me • Philadelphia stage veteran Jennifer Childs directs this one-woman play about the fight over abortion. This is expected […]

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Hamilton Mega-Talent Leslie Odom Jr. Talks His New Exorcist Sequel and Broadway Return

Singer and actor Leslie Odom Jr. became a household name when he played Aaron Burr in the original Broadway cast of Hamilton. Since then, he […]

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The Philly Mag 2023 Fall Arts Preview

With a packed roster from music to theater and more, Philly’s arts scene is having a renaissance. Here’s everything you need to see this season. […]

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Walnut Street Theatre President’s Salary Breaks $1 Million

Check phillymag.com each morning for the latest edition of Philly Today. And if you have a news tip for our hardworking Philly Mag reporters, please […]

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Q&A: South Philly’s Pulitzer-Winning Playwright James Ijames on His Big Broadway Debut

Playwright James Ijames, who’s lived in Philly since 2003, pulled off quite a feat last year: He won the Pulitzer for Fat Ham, a play […]

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Philly Theatre Week Returns With Pay-What-You-Can Tickets for Every Show

Philly Theatre Week is returning March 23rd through April 2nd, and from Shakespeare to ChatGPT, from improv comedy to musicals, there’s truly something for everyone. […]

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One Philly Theater Company Uses ChatGPT to Create Its New Show

When the lights go up later this month on Planet of the Bored Apes, the latest play from experimental Philly theater company Die-Cast, what you […]

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Meet Philly’s Busiest Actor: Brian Anthony Wilson

Unless you’ve been completely oblivious to the Philadelphia theater scene and the film and television worlds over the past quarter of a century, you probably […]

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Local Boxer Maleek Jackson Shares What it Was Like Training the Rocky, the Musical Cast

Rocky, the Musical officially opens tonight at Walnut Street Theatre. Like the OG movie, Rocky tells the story of a Philly underdog boxer training to […]

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Your Guide to the 2022 Philadelphia Fringe Festival

Considering the nearly 200 diverse performances and experiences, 1,000+ international and local artists, and a multitude of adjacent gatherings and programming, the Philadelphia Fringe Festival […]

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How to Stage Shakespeare’s Most Sexist Play in 2022

Four days before hopping on a call with Philly playwright Charlotte Northeast to talk about her work with West Philly’s Shakespeare in Clark Park, I […]

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Q&A: Philly Playwright James Ijames on Winning the Pulitzer

James Ijames’ Monday probably went a bit better than yours. That’s because Monday is when the 41-year-old South Philadelphia playwright found out he won the […]