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James Van Der Beek, Carly Hughes, Mallory Bechtel, Harvey Fierstein, & More Will Lead Photo James Van Der Beek, Carly Hughes, Mallory Bechtel, Harvey Fierstein, & More Will Lead BYE BYE BIRDIE at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2020

BroadwayWorld has learned upcoming casting for the Kennedy Center production of Bye Bye Birdie!

Melissa Errico to Offer Special Michel Legrand Concert and Speaking Event at Lincoln  Photo Melissa Errico to Offer Special Michel Legrand Concert and Speaking Event at Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2020

Melissa Errico will offer a special event March 12 at 6pm at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center (Bruno Walter Auditorium, 111 Amsterdam Avenue between 64th/65th Streets), YOU MUST BELIEVE IN SPRING: Melissa Errico Talks & Sings Michel Legrand. The event will be directed by Tony Award-winner Richard Maltby, Jr. and is free to attend for the public, with limited space and RSVP required here: https://melissaerriconypl.eventbrite.com/

The Philly POPS Will Present HAMLISCH: With Love Photo The Philly POPS Will Present HAMLISCH: With Love
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2020

The Philly POPS starts the new year with a tip of the hat to one of Broadway's greatest luminaries, Marvin Hamlisch, conducted by Marvin's mentee and friend, Music Director Todd Ellison, January 17a?"19, 2020. HAMLISCH: With Love features Disney Broadway powerhouse Ashley Brown and four Musical Theater students from Temple University's Boyer College of Music and Dance.

The Philly POPS Honors Marvin Hamlisch in HAMLISCH: WITH LOVE Photo The Philly POPS Honors Marvin Hamlisch in HAMLISCH: WITH LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2019

The Philly POPS starts the new year with a tip of the hat to one of Broadway's greatest luminaries, Marvin Hamlisch, conducted by Marvin's mentee and friend, Music Director Todd Ellison, January 17-19, 2020. HAMLISCH: With Love features Disney Broadway powerhouse Ashley Brown and four Musical Theater students from Temple University's Boyer College of Music and Dance.

The Philly POPS Rocks The 50th Anniversary Of Abbey Road Photo The Philly POPS Rocks The 50th Anniversary Of Abbey Road
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019

Beatles crossing ahead! Beatlemania sweeps Philadelphia as The Philly POPS presents POPS Rocks Abbey Road, November 8, 9, and 10, 2019 at the Kimmel Center. This performance features acclaimed tribute band Classical Mystery Tour and the full 65-piece Philly POPS orchestra.

Single Tickets Now On Sale For Spring TOPS Of The POPS Season Shows Photo Single Tickets Now On Sale For Spring TOPS Of The POPS Season Shows
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2019

Single tickets are now on sale for the spring TOPS of the POPS Season showsa?"HAMLISCH: With Love, ARETHA: RESPECT, POPS Rocks Phil Collins, SONDHEIM: A 90th Birthday Celebration, and SINATRA: A Man and His Music.

Philly POPS Brings Action-Adventure to Philly with POPS GOES TO HOLLYWOOD Photo Philly POPS Brings Action-Adventure to Philly with POPS GOES TO HOLLYWOOD
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2019

The Philly POPS opens its 2019a?"2020 TOPS of the POPS Season with POPS Goes to Hollywood: An Action Adventure Experience!, a concert series highlighting today's most iconic action-adventure blockbuster soundtracks. The performance showcases the full brilliance of the Star Wars, Avengers, Wonder Woman, and Jurassic Park soundtracks, played by the 65-piece orchestra.

Stephen Cole, Announces The Debut Of Two Musical Theater Creations Photo Stephen Cole, Announces The Debut Of Two Musical Theater Creations
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2019

Award winning Book Writer/Lyricist, Stephen Cole, announces the Debut of two Musical theater creations, 'Merman's Apprentice' written with David Evans; and 'Casper the Friendly Musical, ' written with Matthew Martin Ward. 

Philly POPS Announces Annual Gala Featuring Mandy Gonzalez Photo Philly POPS Announces Annual Gala Featuring Mandy Gonzalez
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2019

The Philly POPS will hold its Seventh Annual POPS Ball gala on September 12 at The Bellevue Hotel. This year's POPS Ball, titled a?oeOver the Rainbow,a?? will celebrate the TOPS of the POPS 41st Anniversary season with Wizard-of-Oz-themed emerald flair.

Create Your Own Mini Subscriptions Now On Sale For The Philly POPS 2019��"2020 Season Photo Create Your Own Mini Subscriptions Now On Sale For The Philly POPS 2019��"2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2019

Create Your Own (CYO) mini-subscriptions for The Philly POPS 2019a?"2020 TOPS of the POPS season are now on sale. CYO packages can save guests up to 15% by bundling any three or more 2019a?"2020 Verizon Hall concerts, including spring shows (spring show single tickets on sale to the public on September 6) and A Philly POPS Christmas. CYO subscribers enjoy advance notice of special events, flexible ticket exchanges, ticket replacements, pre-paid parking, dining discounts, and more. More details about CYO subscriptions are available at www.phillypops.org/yourway

The Philly POPS To Perform In Three Upcoming Shows At The Met Philadelphia Photo The Philly POPS To Perform In Three Upcoming Shows At The Met Philadelphia
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2019

Tickets are currently on sale for three new performances in The Philly POPS at the Met Philadelphia series: Disney's The Nightmare Before Christmas, A Philly POPS Uptown Christmas, and Disney's Broadway Hits.

The Philly POPS Announces Appointments Of Music Director And Artistic Director For Ja Photo The Philly POPS Announces Appointments Of Music Director And Artistic Director For Jazz
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019

Today, the Philly POPS officially welcomes Broadway legend Todd Ellison as Music Director of the 2019-2020 TOPS of the POPS season. Likewise, the POPS welcomes its new Artistic Director for Jazz, world-renowned trumpet player Terell Stafford.

The Philly POPS to Perform with Jennifer Hudson, Susan Egan in WAWA WELCOME AMERICA P Photo The Philly POPS to Perform with Jennifer Hudson, Susan Egan in WAWA WELCOME AMERICA Performances
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2019

 The Philly POPS will give three performances during the annual Wawa Welcome America Festival, including POPS on Independence with Disney Princess Susan Egan and POPS on the Parkway with Academy and GRAMMY award-winning superstar Jennifer Hudson.

The Philly POPS Announces Three Performances During Wawa Welcome America Festival Photo The Philly POPS Announces Three Performances During Wawa Welcome America Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2019

The Philly POPS announced today three performances during the annual Wawa Welcome America Festival, including POPS on Independence with Disney Princess Susan Egan and POPS on the Parkway with Academy and GRAMMY award-winning superstar Jennifer Hudson.

The Philly POPS Announces Free Memorial Day 2019 Concert Photo The Philly POPS Announces Free Memorial Day 2019 Concert
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2019

The Philly POPS announced today that Memorial Salute Philadelphia's only concert in honor of Memorial Day returns to the Mann Center for the Performing Arts on May 25, 2019.

Photo Coverage: BroadwayHD Hosts a 42nd STREET Screening on 42nd Street! Photo Photo Coverage: BroadwayHD Hosts a 42nd STREET Screening on 42nd Street!
by Walter McBride - Apr 17, 2019

BroadwayHD presents viewers the chance to come and meet those dancing feet of 42nd Street, when it debuts in cinemas as a one-night Fathom Events screening in movie theaters nationwide on Wednesday, May 1 at 7:00 p.m. local time. It will then be available on the Webby-nominated streaming service at a date to be announced. Tickets for screenings of 42nd Street can be purchased at www.FathomEvents.com and participating theater box offices.

Photo Flash: John Minnock And Dave Liebman Hit the Stage At Feinstein's/54 Below Photo Photo Flash: John Minnock And Dave Liebman Hit the Stage At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2019

On Saturday, March 16th, new-breed vocalist John Minnock joined forces with NEA Jazz Master and Grammy-nominee Dave Liebman to perform selections from 'Right Around the Corner', John's new album, at Feinstein's/54 Below. Pianist Enrique Hanenine, bassist Carlos Mena and drummer Pablo Eluchans filled out the ensemble. Minnock's new 'gay ahead jazz album' presents LGBTQ subject matter in a jazz setting. 

The Philly POPS Announces 2019?2020 TOPS Of The POPS Season Photo The Philly POPS Announces 2019?2020 TOPS Of The POPS Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019

The Philly POPS announced its TOPS of the POPS 2019-20 season today, February 14, 2019.

Kimmel Center Announces Holiday Programming And Community Service Opportunities This  Photo Kimmel Center Announces Holiday Programming And Community Service Opportunities This Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2018

Spend the holiday season on the Kimmel Center Cultural Campus, with themed programming and family-friendly activities, including: returning favorites spanning rock, Gospel, jazz, and brass; treasured traditions from various Kimmel Center Resident Companies like the Pennsylvania Ballet, The Philadelphia Orchestra, and The Philly POPS; and opportunities for holiday community service and city-wide celebrations.

The Philly POPS Salutes Vets and First Responders With Free Christmas Concert Photo The Philly POPS Salutes Vets and First Responders With Free Christmas Concert
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2018

The Philly POPS will present its fifth annual Christmas concert tradition: Comcast NBCUniversal I'll Be Home for Christmas: A Salute to the Military and First Responders December 7, 2018 at 8 p.m. at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. At this annual benefit concert, the POPS hosts 2,000 members of the military, veterans, police and fire departments, and their families. The concert is presented in partnership with the USO, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the City of Philadelphia, and the Philadelphia Police and Fire Departments.

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