JUNK dancers in a scene from "Dancing Dead"Photo by Bill Herbert
Rolling in Their Graves
"Dancing Dead"Presented by JUNK dance troupePhilly Fringe Live Arts FestivalSub-Basement at 444 Lofts, PhiladelphiaThrough Sept. 17, 2011
Choreographer-dancer Brian Sanders has enjoyed a cultish ...
Members of RHAW perform leaps during a recent concert
Photo courtesy of Rennie Harris RHAW
Rennie Harris’s RHAW
Concert performance by choreographer Harris’s junior troupe
Suzanne Roberts Theatre, Philadelphia
July 16, 2011
The dancing broke ...
Tamara Mumford in the title role of Opera Company of Philadelphia's "Phaedra"Photo by Kelly & Massa Photography
Philly Unveils Henze’s 'Phaedra'
By Hans Werner HenzeAmerican premiere production conceived by Robert B. DriverDesigned by Philippe ArmandConducted by Corrado RovarisOpera Company ...
Cindy Spitko and Ross Beschler in "Hell"Photo courtesy of EgoPo Classic Theater
EgoPo Raises ‘Hell’ on Stage
Based on the novel “L’Enfer” by Henri BarbusseAdapted for the stage by Ross Beschler and Lane SavadoveGerman Society Library, PhiladelphiaApril 26–May 1, ...
Dance Blooms in Philly
Lots of dance in Philly the first week of May, with three contemporary companies premiering new work:
In their first appearance at the Annenberg Center, Aszure Barton & Artists finished out the ...
Adina Nitescu and Thiago Arancam in Opera Company of Philadelphia's "Tosca"Photo courtesy of Opera Company of Philadelphia
By Giacomo PucciniConducted by Corrado RovarisDirected by Jonathan EatonOpera Company of PhiladelphiaAcademy of MusicApril 29-May 8, 2011
Even with its squirrelly ...
Philadelphia Orchestra with the Philadelphia Singers Chorale
"Apollon musagète" and "Oedipus Rex"
The last night of the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts attracted thousands of people, who wrapped around the Kimmel Center to view the aerial show that was happening on a spacy metal oval that morphed into various shapes and ...
Tara Keating and Matthew Prescott in "Proliferation of the Imagination"Photo by Alexander Iziliaev
Two Innovative Premieres at PIFA
Dance innovations dominated the Paris scene circa 1920, and that is the theme of the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts ...
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 ...
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. ...