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  ...

A Moon for the Misbegotten, Philadlephia

Arden’s Luminous ‘Moon’ By Eugene O’NeillDirected by Matt PfeifferArden Theatre Company, PhiladelphiaFeb. 6-27, 2011 If you need a reminder of why Eugene O’Neill was, is and always will be one of America’s greatest playwrights, catch the current production  ...

Race, Philadelphia

Left to right: John Preston, Jordan Lage, Nicole Lewis, and Ray Anthony Thomas in "Race"Photo by Mark Garvin Race By David Mamet Directed by Scott ZiglerThe Philadelphia Theatre CompanyThrough Feb. 20, 2011 The buzz on David Mamet’s “Race,” at  ...

Il Tabarro and Suor Angelica, Philadelphia

Margaret Mezzacappa (left) and Jan Cornelius in "Il Tabarro"Photo courtesy of the Academy of Vocal Arts 'Il Tabarro' and 'Suor Angelica' From the Academy of Vocal Arts Perelman TheaterKimmel Center for the Performing Arts, PhiladelphiaJan. 23, 2011 Christofer Macatsoris,  ...

Philadelphia Orchestra’s New Conductor

Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts the Philadelphia Orchestra.Photo by Jessica Griffin(See video clip below.) Yannick of the North Returns to Philly’s Embrace, But… Philadelphia OrchestraYannick Nézet-Séguin, conductorKimmel Center, PhiladelphiaJan. 8, 2011 Canadian conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin is not officially taking over  ...

Academy of Vocal Arts, Philadelphia

The Academy of Vocal Arts' Ghenady Meirsonwas musical director of the program. Russian Romances Academy of Vocal ArtsHelen Corning Warden Theater, PhiladelphiaDec. 14, 2010 www.avaopera.org The Academy of Vocal Arts December Russian Romances program is always one of the  ...