Genesis

The kick-off of Philadanco’s 50th anniversary season on Oct. 5 in the Merriam Theater was truly a dance night to remember, starting with the unrestrained love of four generations of dance artists and ‘Danco’ fans that erupted when Joan  ...

The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui

 Currently running at the Lantern Theater Company Bertolt Brecht’s rarely staged “The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui” directed by Charles McMahon who doesn’t dilute Brecht flaming anvil of a political play about the rise of mobster businessman who becomes  ...

Minors

The road to getting a new musical up and running is often a bumpy one,  and composer Robert Kaplowitz and Kittson O’Neil’s new musical MINORS struggles to find a good balance between book and music.  ...

Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia

The Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia was back in Verizon Hall with a concert built around an instrument not usually a part of the orchestration in big band jazz repertory, namely, the pipe organ. But bandleader Terell Stafford proved what  ...

BODYTRAFFIC

The seven-year-old Los Angeles dance troupe BODYTRAFFIC careened into Philly for three performances at the Annenberg Center last weekend, were it is obvious that they have a solid fan base in Philly  ...

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,  ...