Riverdance, Gen Z: This South Jersey teenager stars in a new world tour, coming to Philly next week

Haley Richardson is the fiddle player for the 25th anniversary Riverdance world tour that comes to Philly Jan. 21. You may have seen her perform as a kid at The Plough & the Stars, or at Fergie's.

Walnut Street Theatre season to open with ‘Rocky, The Musical,’ updated to fix things that aren’t gonna fly in Philly

'Rocky The Musical,' will kick off the new season of the Walnut Street Theatre, ahead of 'Disney's The Little Mermaid,' 'Death of a Salesman,' 'Blithe Spirit,' and 'On Your Feet.'

Walnut Street Theatre season to open with ‘Rocky, The Musical,’ updated to fix things that aren’t gonna fly in Philly

'Rocky The Musical,' will kick off the new season of the Walnut Street Theatre, ahead of 'Disney's The Little Mermaid,' 'Death of a Salesman,' 'Blithe Spirit,' and 'On Your Feet.'

John Lithgow is back for the Academy Ball — minus Prince Charles

The last time Lithgow appeared at the Academy of Music Anniversary concert, in 2007, he had a little competition for the spotlight.

John Lithgow is back for the Academy Ball — minus Prince Charles

The last time Lithgow appeared at the Academy of Music Anniversary concert, in 2007, he had a little competition for the spotlight.

‘Vertical Hour’ at Lantern Theater: A dark night of two souls, and one sparkling Philly newcomer

The leads feel miscast. But recent UArts grad Sydney Banks, in an ancillary role, is clearly a star on the rise.

‘Vertical Hour’ at Lantern Theater: A dark night of two souls, and one sparkling Philly newcomer

The leads feel miscast. But recent UArts grad Sydney Banks, in an ancillary role, is clearly a star on the rise.
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Dream team at Arden Theatre brings ‘My General Tubman’ to stage

Author Lorene Cary makes her playwriting debut. James Ijames directs. Danielle Leneé stars as Harriet Tubman.

‘Philadelphia is the city that sleeps on itself’: How a Brewerytown record store owner is shining a light on our overlooked musical past

Brewerytown Beats record store and label owner Max Orchester is working to preserve treasures that never found a wide audience. His latest re-issue project is the 1970s soul harmony group The Thompsons.

It’s like opera, without binoculars — see big names up close at Philly’s PCMS art song festival

American tenor Nicholas Phan, Curtis-trained soprano Sarah Shafer, and British baritone Roderick Williams are some marquee names on the six-concert lineup. Four new commissions will premiere.

These art gallery shows in Philly will help brighten your January

“Tulips” at Center City's Kapp Kapp pops with vivid hues. “Thoughts,” at Larry Becker Contemporary Art takes a novel approach to color. Self-taught sensation Kambel Smith is at Fleisher/Ollman.

Colonial Theatre’s ’Horror Bowl’ offers Eagles fans an alternative to the Super Bowl

The Colonial Theatre in Phoenixville is hosting a Horror Bowl the day of the Super Bowl, featuring three John Carpenter classics.

Relationships of former Philadelphia Museum of Art exec raised concerns and complaints, report says

A former administrator at the Philadelphia Museum of Art had been considered a “golden boy,” but has now moved on to the Erie Art Museum. It remains unclear why he and the Philadelphia museum separated.

Best known for her role on ‘Downton Abbey,’ Catherine Steadman is making a splash as an author | Book review

Her second novel, "Mr. Nobody," begins with a half-frozen man floundering on an English beach in winter, his memory gone.

Moderne Gallery has a new generation in the high-end furniture biz, now in Port Richmond

Robert Aibel, who founded the influential Old City gallery, is co-directing the new place with his 34-year-old son Joshua.

Temple grad lands his big break on Broadway

Pennsauken High and Temple grad Jordan Dobson went from understudy to star on Broadway in a new production of 'West Side Story.'

Meet Kiley Reid, the Philly author whose novel ‘Such a Fun Age’ is about to take over the world

Reid kicks off a 19-city book tour Monday at Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee & Books. ‘Such a Fun Age’ came out Dec. 31, and Elle magazine has already hailed it as “the must-read book of the holiday season.”

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