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Patricia Richardson to Return to Bucks County Playhouse in OTHER DESERT CITIES Patricia Richardson to Return to Bucks County Playhouse in OTHER DESERT CITIES
August 19, 2017

Four-time Emmy nominee Patricia Richardson will star in the Broadway hit play, "Other Desert Cities" by Jon Robin Baitz at Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) - returning to where she appeared in a record-breaking, star-studded production of "Steel Magnolias" last summer.... (more...)
Grammy Winner Boz Scaggs to Take the State Theatre Stage Grammy Winner Boz Scaggs to Take the State Theatre Stage
August 18, 2017

For the first time ever, singer/songwriter, Boz Scaggs will take the stage at the historic State Theatre. The Grammy Award-winner will perform on Friday, September 15 as part of the first month of the 91st season at the venue.... (more...)
Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia Announces 2017-18 Season at the Kimmel Center Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia Announces 2017-18 Season at the Kimmel Center
August 17, 2017

A founding resident company of The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia (COP) announces its 2017-2018 Season. From September 2017 through May 2018, the Chamber Orchestra will perform six programs as part of its subscription series. All six concert pairs will b... (more...)
Broadway's Ava Briglia, Kelly Briggs and More to Appear in Media Theatre's THE TOGETHER SHOW Broadway's Ava Briglia, Kelly Briggs and More to Appear in Media Theatre's THE TOGETHER SHOW
August 17, 2017

The Media Theatre's Roger Ricker has his annual fundraising concert today August 17. 'The Together Show' will feature Ricker singing songs focused on the theme of friendship and working together to do 'positive' things, a youth ensemble, The State Street Miracles, and special guests including Broadw... (more...)
PHIT Comedy Seeks Submissions for 2017 Black Friday Comedy Marathon PHIT Comedy Seeks Submissions for 2017 Black Friday Comedy Marathon
August 16, 2017

For the fourth consecutive year, the Philly Improv Theater (PHIT Comedy) will be the site for a 40-hour comedy marathon.... (more...)
Photo Flash: Alex Newell, Christopher J. Hanke, Ryann Redmond and More Take the Stage with Broadway Dreams Students in Philly Photo Flash: Alex Newell, Christopher J. Hanke, Ryann Redmond and More Take the Stage with Broadway Dreams Students in Philly
August 16, 2017

Broadway Dreams just stopped at Philadelphia's Kimmel Center as part of its 2017 Summer Intensive Tour, #ComeTogether, offering the international non-profit's unique brand of performing arts training. BroadwayWorld has photos from the culminating performance below!... (more...)
HAMILTON Sparks Record Kimmel Center Subscription Sales HAMILTON Sparks Record Kimmel Center Subscription Sales
August 16, 2017

Broadway Philadelphia's 2017-18 subscription sales are at an all-time high following the announcement of the 2018-19 Philadelphia premiere of Lin-Manuel Miranda's record-setting Tony Award winning musical, Hamilton: An American Musical.... (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More!
August 18, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Evita, Something Rotten, and more!... (more...)
 TO MY UNBORN CHILD Opens Next Month at Philadelphia Fringe TO MY UNBORN CHILD Opens Next Month at Philadelphia Fringe
August 16, 2017

Forgotten by many and underexplored by current social justice movements, Fred Hampton was the exemplar of compassionate protest and humane policy. He found common ground between groups without compromising his values. He spoke out on education, revolution, racism, and more.... (more...)
Gokash OnSTAGE presents New Play SEVENTY IV SECONDS... TO JUDGMENT Gokash OnSTAGE presents New Play SEVENTY IV SECONDS... TO JUDGMENT
August 15, 2017

In 2016, playwright Kash Goins, a native of South Philadelphia and graduate of Lincoln University, produced his original drama 'V to X', under his 10 year-old Philadelphia based theatre company, GoKash OnSTAGE. ... (more...)
91st Season at the State Theatre Kicks Off with The Oak Ridge Boys on 9/8 91st Season at the State Theatre Kicks Off with The Oak Ridge Boys on 9/8
August 14, 2017

???????Theirs is one of the most distinctive and recognizable sounds in the music industry. The four-part harmonies and upbeat songs of The Oak Ridge Boys have spawned dozens of Country hits, a Number One Pop smash, earned them Grammy, Dove, CMA, and ACM awards and garnered a host of other industry ... (more...)
Dito van Reigersberg to Lead 1812 Productions' BUYER & CELLAR Dito van Reigersberg to Lead 1812 Productions' BUYER & CELLAR
August 14, 2017

Dito van Reigersberg, best known for his work with Pig Iron Theatre Company and as his alter-ego, cabaret queen Martha Graham Cracker, is set to star in Jonathan Tolins' one-man comedy Buyer & Cellar. van Reigersberg replaces previously announced John Jarboe after Jarboe's departure to join Arden Th... (more...)
Theatre Philadelphia to Announce 2017 Barrymore Award Nominees Next Week Theatre Philadelphia to Announce 2017 Barrymore Award Nominees Next Week
August 14, 2017

Theatre Philadelphia, the non-profit organization that celebrates and promotes theatre in the greater Philadelphia region, will announce the 2017 nominees for its Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre, which includes cash awards of over $75,000 to artists and organizations.... (more...)
Players Club of Swarthmore Presents FRECKLEFACE STRAWBERRY Players Club of Swarthmore Presents FRECKLEFACE STRAWBERRY
August 13, 2017

The Players Club of Swarthmore's Children's Theater Series ends their summer series with  musical comedy,  Freckleface Strawberry, directed by Alexandra Greene.  Performances are August 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, and 24  at 7 p.m.  on the Raymond W. Smith Stage at Players Club of Swarthmore, 614 Fairview R... (more...)
Kimmel Center Plans Extensive Alterations in Renovation of Merriam Theater Kimmel Center Plans Extensive Alterations in Renovation of Merriam Theater
August 12, 2017

According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Kimmel Center has discussed a series of plans in regards to renovating the historic Merriam Theater.... (more...)