A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Philadelphia

Charlie DelMarcelle and Joanna Liao in Lantern's "Midsummer Night's Dream"Photo by Mark Garvin Burlesque Bard: Lantern's Lusty 'Dream' "A Midsummer Night's Dream"By William ShakespeareDirected by Charles McMahonLantern Theater Company, PhiladelphiaMarch 10-April 17, 2011 The Lantern Theater’s production of "A  ...

Philadelphia Orchestra, Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev

Stephen Hough at the piano. (He was the soloist for the Tchaikovsky concerto.)Photo by Hiroyuki Ito Fab Phils: Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev Philadelphia OrchestraVasily Petrenko, guest conductorStephen Hough, pianistVerizon HallMarch 19, 2011 There are reasons why Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No.  ...

Superior Donuts, Philadelphia

Superior Donuts By Tracy Letts Directed by Edward SobelArden Theatre Company, PhiladelphiaMarch 3-April 3, 2011 Tracy Letts’ "Superior Donuts" is set in a the changing urban landscape of uptown Chicago, yet it is not so far afield  ...

Pilobolus, Philadelphia (national tour)

Pilobolus dancers in a scene from "Gnomen"Photo by Joseph Mehling Pilobolus Dance Theater 40th Anniversary TourAnnenberg Center, Philadelphia March 3-6, 2011 Philly dance fans continue their love affair with that amorphous troupe Pilobolus Dance Theater. The company's appearance at  ...

Swan Lake, Pennsylvania Ballet

Pennsylvania Ballet dancers in a scene from "Swan Lake," choreographed by Christopher WheeldonPhoto by Alexander Iziliaev Swan Lake Music by Pyotr Ilyich TchaikovskyChoreography by Christopher Wheeldon, after Marius Petipa and Lev IvanovPennsylvania BalletAcademy of Music, PhiladelphiaMarch 3-12, 2011 Pennsylvania  ...

Terminus, Abbey Theatre on tour

What Would the Divine Miss M Say? "Terminus"Written and directed by Mark O'RoweAbbey Theatre (on tour)Harold Prince Theatre, PhiladelphiaFeb. 16-20, 2011 Dublin’s revered Abbey Theatre is on tour with an austere, challenging work by writer-director Mark O’Rowe that  ...

Classical Philly

Vladimir Jurowski conducted the Phildalephia Orchestra in a program of Wagner, Beethoven, and Prokofiev.Photo by Roman Gontcharov Two Conductors, Same Country, Same Passion The Philadelphia OrchestraVladimir Jurowski, conductorWagner: Prelude to "Parsifal"; Beethoven: Violin Concerto; Prokofiev: Symphony  ...