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  1. Tennessee Williams' the Eccentricities of a Nightingale Comes to ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    Tennessee Williams ' rewrite of his earlier study of a claustrophobic small town and its gossipy residents, The Eccentricities of a Nightingale comes alive amid a renowned collection of outsider art at The Bethany Mission Gallery in Spring Garden, September 4 - 23, as part of the 2018 Philadelphia Fringe Festival. The IRC's production is the Philadelphia premiere of the author's preferred rewrite of his earlier play Summer and Smoke, which opened on Broadway decades earlier at The Music Box Theatre.


  2. Photo Flash: Broadway Dreams Celebrates Ten Years Of Programming At...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday |

    For the tenth consecutive year, Broadway Dreams will partner with the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts for the return of their annual Summer Intensive, August 4 - August 12, 2018. Lead by an all-star roster of Broadway's brightest stars and industry professionals, Philadelphia's rising stars will participate in a week-long intensive focusing on acting, vocal performance and dance.


  3. Theatre Exile Announces 2018-2019 SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 |

    Theatre Exile is proud to deliver three plays that will leave audiences entertained and exhilarated. Completeness by Tony Award winner Itamar Moses has been called "Fearless ... and frequently funny."


  4. Theatre In The X To Present the Wiz For Free In Malcolm X Park With a 90's ThemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 13 |

    Local theater company Theatre in the X presents a free outdoor production of The Wiz in Malcolm X Park on August 12, 19, and 26 at 5pm. Directed by Cheyenne Barboza, this production of The Wiz is an homage to Hip Hop and Black cinema of the late 80s/early 90s.


  5. Kimmel Center Appoints Four New Members To Board Of Directors, With...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 |

    The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, a non-profit, Board-led institution, announces four new members to its Board of Directors. The elected members are all esteemed regional leaders, selected to serve alongside an already impressive list of the Philadelphia community's civic and business influencers to guide the Kimmel Center into a successful future.


  6. Theatre Horizon to Commemorate 20 Year Anniversary of Matthew...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 8 |

    Twenty years ago, in October 1998, an openly gay college student named Matthew Shephard was kidnapped, beaten, and left tied to a fence on the prairie outside Laramie, Wyoming. A month later, a troupe of actors descended among the town to interview residents and probe the motives behind the murder.


  7. The Wilma Theater Begins The 2018/19 Season With The Philadelphia...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 7 |

    After a successful run at the National Black Theatre in Harlem, Kill Move Paradise makes its Philadelphia premiere at The Wilma Theater . Written by award-winning local playwright and HotHouse Affiliated Artist James Ijames , Kill Move Paradise follows Isa, Grif, Daz, and Tiny as they find themselves in an afterlife.


  8. When Pigs Talk! Arden Theatre Company Announces 2018-19 Children's Theatre SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 6 |

    Philadelphians don't have to look far to find quality and thoughtful entertainment that will appeal to their entire family. The Arden Theatre Company 's 2018-19 Children's Theatre season includes two shows that will delight kids of all ages, and the kid-at-heart in all of us.


  9. Private Peaceful to Embark on Us TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 6 |

    Pemberley Productions and Ireland's Verdant Productions announce that their production of Private Peaceful, a new play adapted and directed by Simon Reade, from the award-winning young adult novel by Michael Morpurgo , will go out on a US tour following its New York premiere. The critically acclaimed one-man show, which earned five-star reviews, will star Shane O'Regan, who recently toured throughout Ireland in the production.


  10. The Tallest Man On Earth Releases Fourth Song Down in My HeartRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 2 |

    The Tallest Man On Earth has just released the newest song from his five part series, When The Bird Sees The Solid Ground. The new original studio recording, "Down In My Heart" , is released via Kobalt Recordings, and accompanied by a video episode directed by Kristian Matsson.


  11. Tribe Of Fools Tackles The Eagles Super Bowl Run With Fringe Festival World PremiereRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 1 |

    Tribe of Fools has made a name for itself creating physically daring, smart and heartfelt theatre during the Philadelphia Fringe Festival that tackles the City of Brotherly Love. In the past, they have created work related to the Mummers, the Parking Authority, and more all with a sharp eye on the issues that impact the world today.


  12. 'The Potato Thief,' Newest Novel in the Mercy Row Series About Philly's Irish MobRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 31 |

    When Harry Hallman or Buddy as his family called him, was growing up during the 1940s and 50s in the blue-collar section of Philadelphia known as Kensington, he never dreamed that he would be the author of four novels about his hometown and its infamous Irish gangsters. Throughout his childhood, he had heard stories about the North Philly Irish gangs.


  13. Castlecomer Headlines Baby's All Right on 8/1, Debut LP Out 10/5Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 30 |

    Five-piece band Castlecomer will release their self-titled debut album onOctober 5, 2018 via Concord Records and have shared the official music video for their new single, " All Of The Noise. " Brimming with blissful energy and infectious hooks, Castlecomer follows the band's remarkable rise from the pubs of Sydney to the Spotify Global Viral Chart, where their single "Fire Alarm" hit #6 on its way to racking up over six million streams.


  14. BWW Review: Celebrating the Revival of Don't Bother Me, I Can't CopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 29 |

    July 25-28, 2018 featured the vibrant and radical revival of Micki Grant and Vinnette Carroll's Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope at the New York City Center as part of their 2018 Encores! Off Center series. The Grammy Award-winning and Tony-nominated musical is a celebration of African American culture and community that highlighted the issues of race politics in America through a lively mix of song and dance- with a score that features various music genres including jazz, soul, gospel, calypso, and rock.


  15. Nat Geo WILD Reels in Famed Bass Fisherman Mike Iaconelli for New...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 26 |

    Even in the world's biggest cities, you don't need to venture far to find wildlife. Cast your reel and join NAT GEO WILD on an urban fishing adventure in new series FISH MY CITY WITH MIKE IACONELLI.


  16. Copland House Announces 2018 Residency AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 24 |

    An unusually diverse group of 12 highly-gifted composers has been selected to receive the 2018 Copland House Residency Awards. Ranging in age from 31 to 57, these four women and eight men from eight states come from widely-varied personal and artistic backgrounds, and have pursued divergent creative paths from concert music to jazz, acoustic to electronic, minutely-detailed to free and improvisatory, socially-engaged to abstract.


  17. Bon Iver Fights a Bear: a Folk Music Fantasia Comes To Philly FringeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 24 |

    Two of Orbiter 3's co-founders have teamed up to bring an outrageous new play to this year's Philadelphia Fringe Festival: BON IVER FIGHTS A BEAR. A fantasia based on the true story of musician Bon Iver writing his seminal debut album from a secluded cabin in the winter woods.


  18. Playwright Shirl Solomon To Visit Jewish Repertory Theatre For World Premier Of the Strudel LadyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 23 |

    The Jewish Repertory Theatre of Western New York opens its 16th season with THE STRUDEL LADY, the story of Chava, an American-born, Jewish Orthodox wife and mother, who seeks to put her life back together when she is deserted by her husband and children. Embarrassed and confused about her identity and how to support herself financially, she seeks advice from a trusted older couple, who help her find independence, self-esteem and eventually love through her skill as a baker.


  19. Fingerstyle Singer-Songwriter Zak Trojano Debuts Wolf Trees + Announces Tour DatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 |

    Fingerstyle singer-songwriter Zak Trojano will release Wolf Trees on August 10, nine songs that call attention to the thin rapidity of modern life. The Rusty Belle co-founder's third album looks forward as much as it looks back and today, he debuts the title track courtesy of .


  20. Giffords Lane To Play Tavern Terrace Concert SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 18 |

    Join Corner House BBQ and The Flagship Brewery for the Tavern Terrace Concert Series at Staten Island's biggest backyard summer celebration every Saturday to raise funds for the internationally-acclaimed acoustic music performance space, the J. Guyon Tavern! Free admission! Donations appreciated! NO Outside Food or Beverages permitted at the picnic tables. Table reservations accepted.


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