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Penn Live Arts To Present VOCES8, Martha Graham Dance Company and More In Februa Photo Penn Live Arts To Present VOCES8, Martha Graham Dance Company and More In February 2023
by A.A. Cristi on January 27, 2023 in Philadelphia

Penn Live Arts has released its February 2023 Calendar of Events. Get full details!
Alanna Smith, Matthew Amira & More to Star in CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF at Walnut St Photo Alanna Smith, Matthew Amira & More to Star in CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF at Walnut Street Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz on January 27, 2023 in Philadelphia

Walnut Street Theatre is continuing its 214th season with a Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece in Tennessee Williams’ Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. The production begins previews February 14, opens February 22, and continues through March 12, 2023, on the Walnut’s Mainstage.
Joseph Quinn, Christina Ricci, Sam Raimi & More to Join FAN EXPO Philadelphia Photo Joseph Quinn, Christina Ricci, Sam Raimi & More to Join FAN EXPO Philadelphia
by Chloe Rabinowitz on January 27, 2023 in Philadelphia

FAN EXPO Philadelphia will feature Joseph Quinn, Christina Ricci, Sam Raimi and more, and will take place June 2-4 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
Music Director Yannick Nezet-Seguin And The Philadelphia Orchestra Announce 2023 Photo Music Director Yannick Nezet-Seguin And The Philadelphia Orchestra Announce 2023-24 Season
by A.A. Cristi on January 26, 2023 in Philadelphia

The GRAMMY Award–winning Philadelphia Orchestra and Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin have announced a musical journey of discovery, beauty, and inspiration: the 2023–24 season.
Photos: Cast Of A SOLDIER'S PLAY Joins Charles Fuller's Family At Dedication Of Photo Photos: Cast Of A SOLDIER'S PLAY Joins Charles Fuller's Family At Dedication Of The Fuller Theater At Roman Catholic High School
by A.A. Cristi on January 26, 2023 in Philadelphia

Philadelphia’s Roman Catholic High School officially renamed its current Black Box Theatre in the Howard Center for the Performing Arts as the Fuller Theatre, in honor of the late Charles Fuller, a school alumnus and Philadelphia-born playwright of the Pulitzer Prize-winning and Tony Award-winning Best Revival of a Play, A SOLDIER’S PLAY, playing at Philadelphia’s Forrest Theatre through January 29. See photos from the ceremony!
Photos: First Look at BROADS at 1812 Productions Photo Photos: First Look at BROADS at 1812 Productions
by Chloe Rabinowitz on January 26, 2023 in Philadelphia

Get a first look at 1812 Productions' wildly popular celebration of women in comedy, BROADS.
Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Music Institute Presents PRYSM Strings Debut Perfor Photo Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Music Institute Presents PRYSM Strings Debut Performance, February 4
by A.A. Cristi on January 25, 2023 in Philadelphia

Prysm Strings, the beginner-intermediate string music education program of Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Music Institute (PYOMI), will perform in their new home—Church of the Redeemer (200 Pennswood Road, Bryn Mawr, PA)—for the first time on Saturday, February 4, 2023, at 3 p.m.
CATS Returns To Philadelphia By Popular Demand March 14 – 19 On The Kimmel Cultu Photo CATS Returns To Philadelphia By Popular Demand March 14 – 19 On The Kimmel Cultural Campus
by A.A. Cristi on January 25, 2023 in Philadelphia

One of the biggest hits in theatrical history, CATS will return to Philadelphia March 14 through March 19, 2023, at the Miller Theater (formerly Merriam Theater), presented by the Kimmel Cultural Campus and The Shubert Organization.
Shop Cozy Winter Essentials in BroadwayWorld's Theatre Shop Photo Shop Cozy Winters Essentials in BroadwayWorld's Theatre Shop
by Team BWW on January 25, 2023 in Philadelphia

Shop official merchandise from Kimberly Akimbo, Hadestown, Kimberly Akimbo, Wicked, Beetlejuice and more to stay warm and cozy this winter!
Glu Hospitality Announces New Food Hall with Offerings from Seven Restaurants an Photo Glu Hospitality Announces New Food Hall with Offerings from Seven Restaurants and Bars
by Chloe Rabinowitz on January 25, 2023 in Philadelphia

Glu Hospitality is continuing its city-wide expansion plans with news of a giant new food and drink destination in Philadelphia's Brewerytown neighborhood. Brewerytown Food Hall will open this spring with a 9,500 square ft. food, beer and cocktail hall that will feature offerings from seven Glu restaurants and eateries.
The Crossing Gives World Premiere Of New Work By Jennifer Higdon At American Cho Photo The Crossing Gives World Premiere Of New Work By Jennifer Higdon At American Choral Directors Association Conference
by A.A. Cristi on January 24, 2023 in Philadelphia

Grammy Award-winning choir The Crossing, led by conductor Donald Nally, makes its Cincinnati debut with the world premiere of a new work by Jennifer Higdon at the national conference of the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) on Friday and Saturday, February 24 & 25, 2023 at 8:00 p.m. at the Aronoff Center for the Arts.
PYO Music Institute Presents TUNE UP PHILLY Concert Photo PYO Music Institute Presents TUNE UP PHILLY Concert
by A.A. Cristi on January 23, 2023 in Philadelphia

Ushering in their first concert of the season, Tune Up Philly (TUP), a program of the PYO Music Institute (PYOMI), directed by Paul Smith, will take the stage on Saturday, January 28, 2023 at 1 p.m. in the Temple Performing Arts Center, located at 1837 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA.
Lyric Fest to Present World Premiere of COTTON at the Philadelphia Episcopal Cat Photo Lyric Fest to Present World Premiere of COTTON at the Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral in February
by Chloe Rabinowitz on January 23, 2023 in Philadelphia

Lyric Fest has commissioned COTTON, a new multimedia work combining photography, poetry, and song that is inspired by the cotton photography of Philadelphia artist John Dowell. Slated to have its world premiere performance on Saturday, February 25, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. at the Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral.
Photos: Travis Moser Continues City Winery Tour In Philadelphia With Special Gue Photo Photos: Travis Moser Continues City Winery Tour In Philadelphia With Special Guests Ashley Arnold & John Jarboe
by Chloe Rabinowitz on January 23, 2023 in Philadelphia

See photos from Travis Moser's City Winery tour in Philadelphia, featuring special guests Ashley Arnold and John Jarboe.
 Tiny Dynamite Returns With Annual Valentine's Day Event Photo Tiny Dynamite Returns With Annual Valentine's Day Event
by Stephi Wild on January 23, 2023 in Philadelphia

Tiny Dynamite is back with its annual Valentine's Day celebration. A hilarious and heartfelt evening of poetry, stories, and more will be held inside the historic Powel House (244 S 3rd Street, Philadelphia), giving attendees a chance to enjoy the Georgian home before the show.
Young Musicians Debut Orchestra Comes to Temple Performing Arts Center This Week Photo Young Musicians Debut Orchestra Comes to Temple Performing Arts Center This Weekend
by Stephi Wild on January 23, 2023 in Philadelphia

The Young Musicians Debut Orchestra (YMDO), a program of the PYO Music Institute, opens its 2023 season with a free concert on Saturday, January 28 at 4 p.m. in the Temple Performing Arts Center, located at 1837 N. Broad Street in Philadelphia.