FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11
Tell Ed Shockley that he’s too young, at 62, to win a Lifetime Achievement Award from Theatre Philadelphia’s Barrymore Awards next Monday at the Bok Building, and he laughs.
For the past 18 years, the First Person Arts Film Festival has brought provocative think pieces to the stage for Philadelphia’s viewing pleasure.
Old City’s Khyber Pass Pub is back in the business of live show programming after nearly a decade of being away.
If your impression of Cirque du Soleil is dorky, bizarre, spellbinding or thrilling, this local, smaller rendition aims to give it meaning and a profound message.
Though there was zero mention of Alexander Hamilton’s time in Philadelphia when he served as America’s first Secretary of Treasury, locals who attended the Philly installment of Hamilton – the Tony/Pulitzer Award-winning gem from Lin-Manuel Miranda – treated this play’s titular character as …
So we need to preface this by saying that after weeks of scouring the Fringe Guide, talking to show experts, actors, producers, etc., trying to narrow down this list to a handful of shows was nearly impossible.
Your calendar isn’t lying to you. August is almost over, the kids are going back to school and you’re realizing just how much you may have missed out on this summer.
Some comics can crack you up with few words. Others will carry on for some time, saying anything for even a snicker.
When the prison drama “Orange is the New Black” debuted on Netflix in July 2013, the concept of a Netflix Original Series was still a very new one, as was the idea of watching an entire season of television in one sitting.
Sometimes, if you want Bootsy Collins to play at your party or speak to your benefactors, all you have to do is ask – and he’ll magically appear.
Che Guerrero has always had a great knack for conveying one of his signature jokes about being undocumented for over 20 years with an awesome escape story. One of my favorites goes a little something like this:
To be an artist, confident and secure in his lodgings, only to be suddenly ripped from one’s longtime home is a shock to the system.
“When They See Us,” the four-part, four-hour dramatization of the notorious Central Park Five case, debuted on Netflix at the end of May.
The woman who created the most talked-about, argued-about and thinkpiece'd-about comedy special of 2018 has a new show, and she's bringing it to the Kimmel Center later this month.
If space is the place, quite famously, for avant-garde musical icons Sun Ra and Marshall Allen, the terra firma of Germantown is just right for Leroy Butler, the renowned Afro-conscious painter and album cover artist for Ra, and that same neighborhood’s equally free, Sounds of Liberation.