'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 ...
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 ...