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Employee of the Year Hires Kid Actors for a Very Adult Piece of Art.

There’s a bunch of pre-teen female actors putting on a performance at FringeArts later this month, and, no, it isn’t Annie. “They are regular kids,” said Employee […]

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Society Hill Playhouse to Close

Society Hill Playhouse, a fixture on the Philadelphia theater scene since 1959, will close on April 1. The theater company made the announcement on its […]

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SNEAK PEEK: Our Behind-the-Scenes Tour of the New Drake

“God knows there are a lot of theaters in this town. Our purpose is for this to be a hub.” That’s what InterAct Theatre Company‘s […]

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Temple Hosting Nationally-Recognized New Musical Fest

Philadelphia has made its name as a unique incubator for new theatrical works. It is a tradition that goes back to pre-Broadway try-outs, where shows […]

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REVIEW: Hans Brinker and the Silver Skates

Luckily for audiences at the Arden, Hans Brinker and the Silver Skates, the world-premier production playing at the Old City theater, does something that many children’s theater […]

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Field Guide: The 28 Concerts, Shows, and Events to Put On Your Calendar Now

Living legends, world premieres, international talent and Justin Bieber: You’ll find all of these (and more) here in the City of Brotherly Love this winter […]

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Best Things to Do in Philly in January

January 6 The Hard Problem at the Wilma Theater For years, Philadelphia actress Sarah Gliko longed to perform at the renowned Wilma Theater under the […]

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REVIEW: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat has origins as early as 1968, when Andrew Lloyd Webber was asked to write a “pop cantata” for St. Paul’s […]

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15 Outstanding Philly Arts Moments in 2015

Ticket arts writers weigh in on what they think are the most important local arts moments of 2015.  Brava, Diva! It’s been a banner year […]

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Obie-Winning Actress Nilaja Sun on the Dangers of “Restricting the Arts Flow”

“Oh, honey, you got an actor out of bed before noon!” Nilaja Sun and I both chuckle pretty loudly. “You were an actor too, weren’t […]

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CAPA Drops Musical After Complaints of Racism

The Philadelphia High School for the Creative and Performing Arts has dropped a planned staging of the musical Thoroughly Modern Millie after students complained about […]

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Watch: Philly Actors Kill It in Hilarious Holiday Video

If you’re a regular Philadelphia theater consumer, then this new holiday video, featuring just about everyone you can possibly think of from our artistic community — […]

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Two Plays to See in NYC Over New Year’s

If you’re ringing in the New Year in New York, why not add some theater to your celebrations? Two comedies — one gay, one transgender […]

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Review: The Three Maries at Prince Theater is Steeped in Philadelphia Charm

What a sense of nostalgia I felt, entering the Prince Theater for the first time in years! I haven’t been in the main auditorium since […]

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Interview: Hamilton Choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler

I couldn’t have an interview with Andy Blankenbuehler without asking about Hamilton, the mega Broadway musical which he choreographed that has equivocally become a cultural phenomenon. Sure, I was […]