Friday, November 9, 2018

'Apologia' at the Roundabout Theatre: Talky, unpersuasive, annoying by Toby Zinman

Stockard Channing and Hugh Dancy star in this abrasive family drama, an intellectual soap opera aspiring to tragedy.

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"King Kong" comes to Broadway, and it -- Kong, that is -- is a knockout by Toby Zinman

"King Kong" has arrived on Broadway. The show manages, while not being the greatest musical per se, to be immense and immensely entertaining. The star of the show, the star of the night, is …

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Broadway theater: 'Bernhardt/Hamlet' at American Airlines Theater is great theater, if not a great play by Toby Zinman

Definitely worth seeing, a fine night at the theater, with a great cast and fine acting, Theresa Rebeck's latest has too many ideas and pulls in too many directions at once.

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Philly's Atwater Kent Museum In Talks To Merge With Temple University by Artsjournal1

"The Philadelphia History Museum, the city's institutional attic of art and artifacts previously known as the Atwater Kent museum, has entered into talks with Temple University about a possi…

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Thursday, April 19, 2018

'The Yellow Shark', Frank Zappa's Astoundingly Difficult Suite For Orchestra by Artsjournal1

One of the reasons the 17-movement work is so rarely performed, despite Zappa's celebrity, is the fiendishly tricky rhythm in some spots. (You know how triplets are three-notes-in-two? One s…

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

In South Jersey, a new site sought for proposed performing arts center

The proposed performing arts center site, at Haddon Avenue and Lake Street, likely will be subdivided to preserve its significant buildings and other features. Meanwhile, arts center advocat…

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Monday, April 16, 2018

Springsteen, mom dance together to celebrate her birthday

ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) - Bruce Springsteen treated his 92-year-old mother to an early birthday celebration before Mother Nature spoiled the party.

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Saturday, April 14, 2018

'Tell Me on a Sunday' at Walnut Street Theatre: Hot-pink '80s Andrew Lloyd Webber romance that falls flat

"Tell Me on a Sunday," through June 10 at the Walnut Street Theatre's Independence Studio on 3, is an Andrew Lloyd Webber miniature musical about a young woman in search of love. In spite of…

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Friday, April 13, 2018

Composer Jennifer Higdon Wins $100K Nemmers Prize by Artsjournal1

"Jennifer Higdon has been awarded the $100,000 Michael Ludwig Nemmers Prize in Music Composition for 2018, given to contemporary classical composers of exceptional achievement 'who have sign…

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Thursday, April 12, 2018

'On Your Feet!': A sizzling celebration of Latin-American music and dance

"On Your Feet!: The Emilio & Gloria Estefan Broadway Musical" is heating up the Academy of Music stage through April 15. It may not be profound, but it's possibly the most fun you'll have in…

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Ambler Theater's new festival offers something rare for moviegoers: actual film

See Cinema Paradiso, Roman Holiday and Plan 9 from Outer Space as they were meant to be seen.

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Monday, April 9, 2018

Opera Philadelphia and David Hertzberg win 'best new opera' for 017 commission

"The Wake World," premiered at the Barnes Foundation, was recognized as best new opera.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda and Philly writer get their movie rights back from Weinstein for 'In the Heights'

Philly's own Quiara Alegría Hudes wrote the book for the musical, which brought hip-hop elements to Broadway before Lin-Manuel Miranda's "Hamilton."

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Sunday, April 8, 2018

'Hamilton' takes 7 prizes at UK stage Olivier Awards

LONDON (AP) - Historical hip-hop musical "Hamilton" took seven trophies including best new musical at British theater's Olivier Awards, where women's rights activists joined stage stars on t…

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