Stewart Goodyear in performancePhoto courtesy of Philadelphia Orchestra
A New Yorker's Spin on Well-Worn Rep
The Philadelphia OrchestraJames Gaffigan, conductorStewart Goodyear, pianoVerizon Hall, PhiladelphiaMarch 10, 2012
New Yorker James Gaffigan has been associate conductor with the San Francisco Symphony ...
Bass-bariton Eric OwensPhoto by Dario Acosta
Owens' Triumphant Break from 'The Ring'
Philadelphia Chamber Music SocietyPerelman Theater, Kimmel CenterEric Owens, bass-baritoneWarren Jones, pianoFeb. 28, 2012
Composer Ned Rorem used to categorize music as exclusively French or German just ...
From left, Grace Gonglewski, Mary Martello and Dustin Ingram In "Body Awareness"Photo by Alexander Iziliaev
By Annie BakerDirected by Anne KauffmanWilma Theater, PhiladelphiaThrough Feb. 5, 2012
The tragic dimensions of the Polish Holocaust drama, “Our Class,” still ...
Arden’s Radiant 'Web'
"Charlotte’s Web"By Joseph Robinette (adapted from the E.B. White children's book)Directed by Whit MacLaughlinArden Theatre Company, F. Otto Haas Stage, PhiladelphiaExtended through Feb. 10, 2012
At the Arden Theater there is so much fun getting ...
'Les Contes d’Hoffmann'
Opera in three acts with a prologue and epilogue by Jacques OffenbachLibretto by Jules BarbierEdited by Michael Kaye and Jean-Christophe KeckDirected by David GatelyConducted by Christopher MacatsorisAcademy of Vocal Arts, PhiladelphiaNov. 12-22, 2011
Clocking in ...
Sam Henderson (left) as Baruch de Spinoza and Seth Reichgott as Abraham van Valkenburg in "New Jerusalem"Photo by Mark Garvin
By David IvesDirected by Charles McMahonLantern Theater Company, PhiladelphiaThrough Nov. 8, 2011
"New Jerusalem, The Interrogation of ...
St. Petersburg State Academic Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Alexander TitovWith pianist Xiayin WangVerizon Hall, PhiladelphiaOct. 10, 2011
The 77-member St. Petersburg State Academic Symphony Orchestra slipped into Philadelphia for a one-night-only Russian repertoire spectacular that went almost unnoticed, ...
'August: Osage County'
By Tracy Letts Directed by Terrence J. NolenArden Theatre, PhiladelphiaThrough Oct. 30, 2011
The Arden Theatre’s set design for Tracy Letts’ “August: Osage County” is on a smaller scale than the Broadway production, but ...
"/Crossroads/"Choreography by Tommie-Waheed EvansWaheed Works dance projectPlays and Players Theater, PhiladelphiaSept. 25, 2011
Tommie-Waheed Evans has been on dual tracks as a dancer with Philadanco and Complexions and as an emerging choreographer, creating work since 2004 ...
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 ...