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Property’s Morning Obsession: The New Cheesecake Factory at 15th and Walnut

Center City’s Cheesecake Factory will reside in an architectural triumph: a glass cube designed by the architects of the Apple Stores.


Fossil Is Not Coming to 1616 Walnut, But We’ll Soon Know What Is

Fossil wanted signs that didn’t go with an Art Deco facade. Which retailer can make its signage work with the historically designated building?

City Life

“Rocky” the Musical Debuts…in Germany

The item surfaced last week, but “Rocky” the Musical isn’t coming stateside anytime soon, so we all have plenty of time to absorb the news. […]

City Life

The End of the Barrymore Awards?

Today, the otherwise defunct Theatre Alliance of Greater Philadelphia announced the winners of what will probably be the last-ever Barrymore Awards, which are (were?) basically […]

City Life

The King and I Reminds You Why You Love Rodgers and Hammerstein

Long before vengeful barbers, masked opera men, and barricades invaded the musical theater stage, there were overtures, entr’actes, and dream ballets. Before Sondheim, Weber, and […]

The Scene

HughE Dillon: Barrymore Awards

Last night at the Walnut Street Theatre, the 17th Annual Barrymore Awards were held to honor the region’s professional theater community.  


Reading the Signs: New Action on Walnut Street

The 2000 block of Walnut Street has been seeing some orange sign action lately with the (potential) coming of two new restaurants in side-by-side spaces. […]

City Life

Theater Review: Walnut Street Theatre’s “Miss Saigon”

The mega-musical is nothing new to the American stage. During the era before the corporatized transformation of 42nd street—long before red-and-blue spandexed stunt men began […]

City Life

Theater Review: Amadeus at Walnut Street Theatre

It was with great trepidation that I set foot in the Walnut Street Theatre on Wednesday night for the opening of Amadeus. After all, this […]