Spring 101, KYL/Dancers, Philadelphia

Kun-Yang Lin’s journey as a dancer, choreographer, and teacher began in his native country of Taiwan over 25 years ago, where he was a celebrated young dancer, who was already creating works of his own. For the last two  ...

Measure for Measure

Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure is one of his rarely done ‘problem plays’ because it is on dual comedy and tragedy scenarios that confounded audiences and directors for centuries. Untangling its complexities  ...

Giselle

Pennsylvania Ballet artistic director Angel Corella has been polishing up story ballets over the past five years with revivals including Swan Lake, Le Corsaire, Don Quixote, Cinderella, et al., all ballets that Corella himself had  ...

Dance Theatre of Harlem

Dance Theatre of Harlem returned to the Annenberg Center in Philadelphia the first weekend in March as part of their 50th Anniversary tour and a year of commemoration in memory of legendary founder Arthur Mitchell,  ...

Betrayal

The Lantern Theater Company’s production of Harold Pinter’s ‘Betrayal’ is more than a reminder of what great material Pinter gave actors to work with and how compelling his theatrical voice was. Under Kathryn MacMillan ’s  ...

PHILLY POPS Jazz Orchestra

When trumpeter Terell Stafford conducts the Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia the stellar big jazz band he founded, he picks up his horn for some brief solos, but sounding as warm as if he had been  ...

Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia

Trumpeter Terell Stafford founded The Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia in 2014 and in five years they have covered a lot of musical ground with concerts that have represented every era of jazz- From the heyday of the big-bands,  ...

Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers

Choreographer Kun-Yang Lin is currently creating his 101st dance piece which will have its premiere at the Annenberg Center in Philadelphia next spring. As founding director of KYL/Dancers he has choreographed all of the company’s repertory so far.  ...

Kenneth MacMillian’s Romeo & Juliet

Pennsylvania Ballet opened their 55th season with a strong production of Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo & Juliet. Scored to Serge Prokofiev’s brilliant ballet score, MacMillan created this version of R & J at the Royal Ballet in 1965 and  ...