Tituss Burgess, Alex Newell, Ryann Redmond & More Set for BDF in Philadelphia
(7/31/2015) - The Broadway Dreams Foundation (BDF), in partnership with the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, returns to Philadelphia for a weeklong musical theater intensive, August 2-9, during which Philadelphia's most promising performers will receive unprecedented instruction from the industry's top directors, choreographers and professionals. To conclude the weeklong intensive, BDF will present GENERATION, a unique Broadway-style revue featuring performances by Broadway veterans and emerging local talent.
Shakespeare in Clark Park's THE WINTER'S TALE Plays This Weekend
(7/29/2015) - Shakespeare in Clark Park celebrates its 10th Anniversary with The Winter's Tale, Shakespeare's tragicomedy of family and forgiveness. Director Kittson O'Neill (InterAct Theatre Company, Hedgerow Theatre) helms the company of professional actors along with a chorus of over 30 Philadelphia-area children. The Winter's Tale opens under the stars in 'the Bowl' of Clark Park today, July 29 and runs through August 2. All performances are at 7 p.m.
1812 Productions to Present THE SHOPLIFTERS
(7/23/2015) - 1812 Productions is pleased to begin its 2015-2016 season with Morris Panych's newest comedy, The Shoplifters. The Shoplifters premiered at Arena Stage in 2014. This Philadelphia premiere will be produced as part of the 2015 Philadelphia Fringe Festival.
Media Theatre Hosts ALS Hope Foundation Fundraiser Tonight
(7/23/2015) - Fundraising for ALS definitely has a cool factor, as in ice cubes. Last summer the viral Bucket Challenge raised incredible awareness and funds for ALS, a degenerative neurological disease that leads to progressive weakness. This summer in suburban Philadelphia, ALS Hope Foundation is channeling cool with capital letters, as in swinging sounds backed by a big band. Join them tonight, July 23 at the Media Theatre for Swingin' Concert For Hope. White dinner jackets and black bow ties are welcomed!
Week Two of Media Theatre's 'Vocalist Junior' 2015 Contest Wraps
(7/22/2015) - Week two of the 'Vocalist Jr' contest at The Media Theatre raised the bar a bit from the first week. There were less nerves and anxieties which allowed each performer to relax a bit and simply have fun on stage as they brought their all to each performance.