City Life

Dr. Anonymous Opens in L.A. With All Kinds of Philly Connections

Tomorrow night psychiatrist, playwright and Penn graduate Guy Fredrick Glass will see his latest work, Dr. Anonymous, open at L.A.’s Zephyr Theatre. And, despite debuting […]

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7 Things to Do in Philly This Week:
BLEED, DJ Bloodfaceman, and Other Things to Get Your Juices Flowing

Didn’t find what you were looking for? Check out our Philadelphia Event Listings page for a rundown of local goings-on this week through May.

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Philly Playwright Shares Her Fourth Grade Journal in Dear Diary, Bye

For Philly playwright Ellie Brown, having her fourth grade diary not only discovered but read aloud is the stuff of dreams — and I’m not […]

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“Rocky Is a Broadway Knockout”: The Rocky Broadway Musical Reviews Are In

The Rocky Broadway musical opened on Thursday night, and the reviews are in. I saw the very first preview of the show back in February, […]

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5 Shows You Should See in March

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New City’s Latest Thrusts Would-Be Reagan Assassin John Hinckley Jr.
Into the Spotlight

When John Hinckley Jr. pulled the trigger six times on March 30, 1981, he was trying to kill then-president Ronald Reagan. But his real motivation […]

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Japanese Actor Makoto Hirano Calls Lantern Theater’s Julius Caesar Racist

Lantern Theater Company is in the middle of a run of Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Julius Caesar at St. Stephen’s Theater. The setting is medieval […]

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Wilma WynTix Offers Big Theater,
Smaller Prices

For the next three seasons, the Wilma Theater will offer its regular productions at a deeply discounted rate — $25 standard, $10 for students — […]

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Shakespeare in Clark Park Is Going to Be Epic This Year

Shakespeare in Clark Park is always a good time—provided it doesn’t get rained out, which happens more often than you’d think. And this year, well: […]

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Philadelphia Event Listings

Our selective, day-by-day guide to the best of what’s happening in Philly. Send event listings to Thursday 5/15 CHARITY: An Evening at Franklin Square […]

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5 Things to Do in Philly this Week: Discotastrophe, Porgy and Bess Debuts, Bad Boys of Dance and More

The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess: Tony Award-winning revival The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess makes its Philadelphia debut at the Kimmel Center tonight, with a 23-piece orchestra and a […]

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Rocky Broadway Review: Rocky Wins

On Thursday, February 13th, the new musical version of Rocky premiered on Broadway in New York City, and some 1,500 effusively enthused Rocky fans–including Sylvester […]

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February Theater Guide: What’s Opening On Stages This Month in Philadelphia

BrainSpunk Theater presents a classic by iconic playwright Arthur Miller (Death of a Salesman, The Crucible). All My Sons opened on Broadway in 1947, and won […]

Philadelphia Puppet Show Gesualdo, in Heaven
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Philly’s Puppet Arts Movement is Growing

Philadelphia is already known as a physical theater hub in the United States, and now our puppet arts movement is growing. (That’s right, I said […]

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TONIGHT: The Renegade Company Takes On Grimm in Juniper Tree

The Renegade Company kicks off Juniper Tree, its adaptation of the Grimm stories that follows Hans and Greta as they encounter a legion of familiar-with-a-twist characters: ”a boy […]