Winter Arts Preview: A Roundup of The Best Philly Has to Offer this Season

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My Brother Marvin 


Lynn Whitfield, Clifton Powell, Keith Washington and Tony Grant star. Based on the first-hand  accounts of Marvin Gaye’s sister, Zeola Gaye.
 Feb. 19-24, various times. $33.50-$49.50.
 Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St. 215.893.1999. kimmelcenter.org


Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance
 Company: Body Against Body 


A revival of seminal works that launched Jones and Zane, his late partner/collaborator. Contains nudity.
 Feb. 21-23, 8pm. $18.75-$30. Painted Bride Art 
Center, 230 Vine St. 215.925.9914. paintedbride.org


Lewis Black: The Rant is Due 


Feb. 22, 8pm. $33.50-$65. The Academy of Music, 
240 S. Broad St. 215.893.1999. academyofmusic.org

Parsons Dance 


The acclaimed company returns to Philadelphia to debut its latest repertoire.
 Feb. 27, March 1-2, various times. $20-$55. 
Annenberg Center, Zellerbach Theater, 3680 Walnut St. 215.898.3900. pennpresents.org

Sweet Honey in the Rock: A Tribute 


The famed a cappella ensemble pays homage to Odetta, Miriam Makeba and Abbey Lincoln.
 Feb. 28, 7:30pm. $37-$57. Merriam Theater, 
250 S. Broad St. 215.893.1999. kimmelcenter.org

MARCH


Ches Smith and These Arches

Led by experimental drummer Smith, the group includes saxophonists Tim Berne and Tony Malaby, guitarist Mary Halvorson and accordionist Andrea Parkins. 
March 1, 8pm. Free. The Rotunda, 4014 Walnut St. 215.573.3234. arsnovaworkshop.com

Ninth Annual Drawing Marathon 


March 2, 9am. $25-$30. Delaware College of Art and Design, 600 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del. 302.622.8000. dcad.edu

Pennsylvania Ballet: 
A Midsummer Night’s Dream 


William Shakespeare’s comedy, George 
Balanchine’s choreography, set to Felix 
Mendelssohn’s score.
 March 7-17, various times. $20-$125. 
The Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St. 215.893.1999. academyofmusic.org

Lionel Popkin’s Ruth Doesn’t 
Live Here Anymore 


Philadelphia premiere of work inspired by dance pioneer Ruth St. Denis, accompanied by live music performed by Guy Klucevsek.
 March 8-9, 8pm. $18.75-$30. Painted Bride Art 
Center, 230 Vine St. 215.925.9914. paintedbride.org


Philadelphia Orchestra: 
Beethoven’s Eroica

Christoph von Dohnányi conducts, with Rudolf Buchbinder on piano.
 March 8-10, various times. $42-$116. Kimmel Center, Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St. 215.790.5800. 
kimmelcenter.org


Good People 


A new play by David Lindsay-Abaire. 
March 12-April 28, various times. $10-$85. 
Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut St. 215.574.3550. 
walnutstreettheatre.org


SuiteFranchon Presents:
 Peace, Love & Poetry 


March 14, 8pm. $15. World Cafe Live at the Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del. 302.994.1400. queen.worldcafelive.com


Natalie MacMaster 


Internationally-renowned fiddler Natalie 
MacMaster returns to the Annenberg Center to perform favorites from her most recent release, Cape Breton Girl.March 15, 7:30pm. $20-$55. Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Zellerbach Theater, 3680 Walnut St. 215.898.3900. pennpresents.org


Gilbert & Sullivan’s 
The Pirates of Penzance 


The pair’s most beloved comic operetta, 
directed by Keith Baker.
 March 19-April 28, various times. Bristol Riverside 
Theatre, 120 Radcliffe St. 215.785.0100. brtstage.org

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