Eric Owens and the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society

Bass-bariton Eric OwensPhoto by Dario Acosta Owens' Triumphant Break from 'The Ring' Philadelphia Chamber Music SocietyPerelman Theater, Kimmel CenterEric Owens, bass-baritoneWarren Jones, pianoFeb. 28, 2012 Composer Ned Rorem used to categorize music as exclusively French or German just  ...

Body Awareness, Philadelphia

From left, Grace Gonglewski, Mary Martello and Dustin Ingram In "Body Awareness"Photo by Alexander Iziliaev ‘Body Awareness’ By Annie BakerDirected by Anne KauffmanWilma Theater, PhiladelphiaThrough Feb. 5, 2012 The tragic dimensions of the Polish Holocaust drama, “Our Class,” still  ...

Charlotte’s Web, Philadelphia

Arden’s Radiant 'Web' "Charlotte’s Web"By Joseph Robinette (adapted from the E.B. White children's book)Directed by Whit MacLaughlinArden Theatre Company, F. Otto Haas Stage, PhiladelphiaExtended through Feb. 10, 2012 At the Arden Theater there is so much fun getting  ...

“Double Life: A Love Story from Broadway to Hollywood”

Alan Shayne (left) and Norman Sunshine (right) with Joan Rivers at abook party for the authorsPhoto by Walter McBride, Retna Ltd. Ah Yes, They Remember It Well "Double LifeA Love Story from Broadway to Hollywood"By Alan Shayne and Norman  ...

Les Contes d’Hoffmann, Philadelphia

'Les Contes d’Hoffmann' Opera in three acts with a prologue and epilogue by Jacques OffenbachLibretto by Jules BarbierEdited by Michael Kaye and Jean-Christophe KeckDirected by David GatelyConducted by Christopher MacatsorisAcademy of Vocal Arts, PhiladelphiaNov. 12-22, 2011 Clocking in  ...

Every Step You Take, A Memoir by Jock Soto

Jock Soto partnering Wendy Whelan in "Agon" at New York City Ballet, from the documentary "Water Flowing Together"Photo by Gwendolen Cates/ITVS 'Every Step You Take' Memoir by Jock Soto (with Leslie Marshall)HarperCollins, published October, 2011SBN-978-0-06-173238-6Hardcover,, including photos$24.99 (Kindle edition  ...

New Jerusalem, Philadelphia

Sam Henderson (left) as Baruch de Spinoza and Seth Reichgott as Abraham van Valkenburg in "New Jerusalem"Photo by Mark Garvin New Jerusalem By David IvesDirected by Charles McMahonLantern Theater Company, PhiladelphiaThrough Nov. 8, 2011 "New Jerusalem, The Interrogation of  ...

August: Osage County, Philadelphia

'August: Osage County' By Tracy Letts Directed by Terrence J. NolenArden Theatre, PhiladelphiaThrough Oct. 30, 2011 The Arden Theatre’s set design for Tracy Letts’ “August: Osage County” is on a smaller scale than the Broadway production, but  ...

Waheed Works, Philadelphia

Waheed Works "/Crossroads/"Choreography by Tommie-Waheed EvansWaheed Works dance projectPlays and Players Theater, PhiladelphiaSept. 25, 2011 Tommie-Waheed Evans has been on dual tracks as a dancer with Philadanco and Complexions and as an emerging choreographer, creating work since 2004  ...