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The Wilma Theater Seeking Paper Cranes For Special Installation At Sunday Breakf Photo The Wilma Theater Seeking Paper Cranes For Special Installation At Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission
by BWW News Desk on August 07, 2020 in Philadelphia

The Wilma Theater's Portable Studio is seeking the public's assistance in creating a large-scale public art installation, '1,000 Cranes For Philly,' which will be safely installed using appropriate social distancing measures at Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission.
Philadelphia Orchestra Rehearses For the First Time Since March Photo Philadelphia Orchestra Rehearses For the First Time Since March
by BWW News Desk on August 07, 2020 in Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Orchestra gathered Thursday morning to rehearse for the first time since March.
9 Liz Callaway Videos We Can't Get Enough Of! Photo 9 Liz Callaway Videos We Can't Get Enough Of!
by BWW News Desk on August 06, 2020 in Philadelphia

We're looking back at these past performances by Liz Callaway before her Seth Concert this weekend!
STUDY HALL Comedy Show Comes To Philadelphia FringeArts Festival Photo STUDY HALL Comedy Show Comes To Philadelphia FringeArts Festival
by BWW News Desk on August 06, 2020 in Philadelphia

Study Hall Comedy Inspired by Lectures, one of Philadelphia's longest-running improv comedy shows, combines lectures and laughs in one fantastic hour never seen before and never to be seen again.
Follow Our Student Blog Instagram Account! Photo Follow Our Student Blog Instagram Account!
by BWW News Desk on August 05, 2020 in Philadelphia

We're highlighting our student bloggers on Instagram!
VIDEO: Bucks County Playhouse's WORD OF MOUTH LIVE! Returns August 9 Photo VIDEO: Bucks County Playhouse's WORD OF MOUTH LIVE! Returns August 9
by BWW News Desk on August 05, 2020 in Philadelphia

Bucks County Playhouse's Word of Mouth Live!, an online storytelling series, returns this Sunday, August 9 at 7pm with an all-new show featuring Chris Daniel, Drew Prochaska, and Bethany Van Delft.
Marsha Mason and Brian Cox Star in Virtual Benefit Reading of DEAR LIAR Photo Marsha Mason and Brian Cox Star in Virtual Benefit Reading of DEAR LIAR
by BWW News Desk on August 04, 2020 in Philadelphia

Bucks County Playhouse announced today that a special benefit reading of Jerome Kilty's play, 'Dear Liar' starring 4-time Oscar nominee Marsha Mason and Emmy winner Brian Cox and directed by Broadway's Mark Brokaw ('How I Learned to Drive'), will make its streaming debut on Tuesday, September 1 at 7:00 PM EST.
BWW Blog: The Plus in Casting Plus Sized Women Photo BWW Blog: The Plus in Casting Plus Sized Women
by Student Blogger: Emma Rose Dorsch on August 04, 2020 in Philadelphia

Many leading lady roles in the musical theatre canon could not only be played by plus-sized women easily but when played by plus-sized women, add an extremely interesting and revolutionary take on the role.
Birdland Jazz Club Brings Concert Series To BroadwayWorld Events: Max Von Essen, Photo Birdland Brings Concert Series To BWW; Von Essen, Vosk, Rockwell, Leung, Szot & More
by BWW News Desk on August 04, 2020 in Philadelphia

Each concert will kick off with a live premiere event, featuring a special chat (which will include the performer) and will then be on-demand for 30 days on BroadwayWorld Events.
Philadelphia Women's Theatre Festival is Amplifying Untold Voices in Voting  Photo Philadelphia Women's Theatre Festival is Amplifying Untold Voices in Voting 
by BWW News Desk on August 03, 2020 in Philadelphia

Philadelphia Women's Theatre Festival opens its 6th annual festival, Untold Voices in Voting, on August 6, 2020 with Teresa Miller's I Woke Up This Morning with My Mind. Miller's play is a one-woman show about the hours leading up the night Fannie Lou Hamer spent in jail after her bus trip to Mississippi teaching at a voter registration class. 
PYO Music Institute High School Senior Selected For National Youth Orchestra Photo PYO Music Institute High School Senior Selected For National Youth Orchestra
by BWW News Desk on August 03, 2020 in Philadelphia

Myles Bell, a high school senior who lives in West Chester, PA, is a violinist with the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra, the most advanced ensemble of the PYO Music Institute.
Philadelphia's The Sofa Kings To Perform Live At SteelStacks During Musikfest Photo Philadelphia's The Sofa Kings To Perform Live At SteelStacks During Musikfest
by BWW News Desk on August 03, 2020 in Philadelphia

Following the success of two sold-out shows this weekend, ArtsQuest is has announced its sixth and final live show as part of Musikfest 2020.  Philadelphia's The Sofa Kings will take to the Highmark Blue Shield Community Stage on Thurs., Aug,. 6, at 7 p.m.  The only way to attend the performance is to reserve in advance a table on the Town Square or a spot on the adjacent Levitt Pavilion lawn.
Philly Women's Theatre Festival Is Amplifying Untold Voices In Voting Photo Philly Women's Theatre Festival Is Amplifying Untold Voices In Voting
by BWW News Desk on August 03, 2020 in Philadelphia

Philadelphia Women's Theatre Festival (PWTF) opens its 6th annual festival, Untold Voices in Voting, on August 6, 2020 with Teresa Miller's I Woke Up This Morning with My Mind.
BWW Blog: No Experience Necessary - The Stage is for Anyone Photo BWW Blog: No Experience Necessary - The Stage is for Anyone
by Student Blogger: Blake Velick on August 03, 2020 in Philadelphia

Whether you have been performing and designing forever or just started in college, you are welcome in the theatre. Everyone has a place in the theatre.
5 Lena Hall OBSESSED Performances We're Obsessed With! Photo 5 Lena Hall OBSESSED Performances We're Obsessed With!
by BWW News Desk on August 03, 2020 in Philadelphia

Lena Hall's popular series Obsessed is returning next weekend with the music of Alanis Morissette! We're looking back at some of our favorite past performances-- which one is your favorite?
BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams Continues with Bette Photo Ben Rimalower's Broken Records with Bette Midler's DIVA LAS VEGAS
by Ben Rimalower on August 03, 2020 in Philadelphia

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk about Bette Midler's 1997 HBO special 'Diva Las Vegas,' filmed at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. They also discuss Barbra Streisand, Patti LuPone, Liza Minnelli, Elaine Paige, Tyne Daly, Angela Lansbury, and 'Gypsy.'
The Arts Council Of Princeton Presents In Conversation With Textile Artist and A Photo The Arts Council Of Princeton Presents In Conversation With Textile Artist and Activist Diana Weymar
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2020 in Philadelphia

The Arts Council of Princeton (ACP) presents In Conversation with textile artist and activist Diana Weymar and Timothy M. Andrews, art collector and major supporter of the ACP's Artist-in-Residence program, on Tuesday, August 11 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.    
BWW Blog: Why Theatre is More Important Than High School Photo BWW Blog: Why Theatre is More Important Than High School
by Student Blogger: Mary Felix on July 31, 2020 in Philadelphia

Many of my most valuable life lessons Ia??ve learned through theatre, not through high school. Let us not forget, theatre is an art form.
People's Light Announces August Drive-In Concerts Photo People's Light Announces August Drive-In Concerts
by BWW News Desk on July 30, 2020 in Philadelphia

People's Light in Malvern, PA has turned its parking lot into an open-air venue for a series of socially distanced drive-in concerts, every weekend through August 21! The lineup has just been announced for the final three concerts of the summer, featuring bands from a wide variety of musical genres.
Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium Presents A Virtually Existential Dinner Conv Photo Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium Presents A Virtually Existential Dinner Conversation
by BWW News Desk on July 30, 2020 in Philadelphia

Absurd, abstract and intriguing, revealing the passions and purpose of creators in our community and around the country, these are the conversations happening weekly at the virtual dinner table on Into the Absurd: A Virtually Existential Dinner Conversation presented virtually by The Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium, the Philadelphia-based theater company whose mission is to present absurdist theater to audiences in the Philadelphia region.
The Kimmel Cultural Campus to Co-Present CHRISTOPHER JACKSON: LIVE FROM THE WEST Photo The Kimmel Cultural Campus to Co-Present CHRISTOPHER JACKSON: LIVE FROM THE WEST SIDE
by BWW News Desk on July 30, 2020 in Philadelphia

The Kimmel Cultural Campus announced today it is one of a select group of 16 nonprofit arts organizations across the nation who've partnered to present an exclusive live-streamed, relief concert event, Christopher Jackson: Live from the West Side, on Saturday, August 15 at 8 p.m. EST.
Behind the Curtain: New Ohio Theatre Artistic Director Robert Lyons Talks Ice Fa Photo Behind the Curtain: Robert Lyons Talks Ice Factory Festival and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz on August 01, 2020 in Philadelphia

Today, our Behind the Curtain interview is with New Ohio Theatre Artistic Director Robert Lyons.
Opera Philadelphia Reinvents Its 2020-2021 Season With the Launch of a Digital O Photo Opera Philadelphia Reinvents Its 2020-2021 Season With the Launch of a Digital Opera Channel
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2020 in Philadelphia

The company is taking its next step into the future of the art form with the launch of the Opera Philadelphia Channel, a global broadcast platform that will bring a revised 2020-2021 season into opera lovers' homes via their television screens and streaming devices.
Opera Philadelphia Cancels 2020 O20 Festival Photo Opera Philadelphia Cancels 2020 O20 Festival
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2020 in Philadelphia

Opera Philadelphia has canceled O20, this yeara??s iteration of its annual fall opera festival.
Stephanie J. Block, Rachel Bay Jones, & Liz Callaway Will Join Seth Rudetsky For Photo Stephanie J. Block, Rachel Bay Jones, & Liz Callaway Will Join Seth Rudetsky For LIVE Concerts
by BWW News Desk on July 28, 2020 in Philadelphia

Producer Mark Cortale announced today that award-winning stars of the stage and screen Liz Callaway, Stephanie J. Block, and Rachel Bay Jones will join the line-up of talent slated to participate in The Seth Concert Series, the weekly virtual series based on Seth Rudetsky's international Broadway series that began at The Art House in Provincetown.