Performance

The Crossing gave a performance that combined the work of Philip Glass with that of David Byrne.

Annenberg Center Celebrates Philip Glass with #GLASSFEST

World-renowned pianist Jenny Lin has performed Philip Glass’ piano etudes just about everywhere that people have wanted to hear them: at a museum in...
From left Anita Holland, Frank Nardi, Jr. Babel considers weighty issues at the intersection of technology and morality--there's also a six-foot tall talking stork.

Eugenics at the Forefront in Dystopic Play ‘Babel’

Live theater hasn’t historically been the most effective medium for science fiction, but local playwright and dramaturge Jacqueline Goldfinger thinks that’s changing. She’s written a...
Marvin Weisbord and Alan Tripp

Duo Releases ‘Senior Song Book’ Album at Ages 88 and 102

One was born in Leavenworth, Kansas, and the other in Philadelphia. One served in World War II, and the other rode an aircraft carrier...

Improv Show Explores Experiences ‘In Bed’

Philadelphia improv veteran Bobbi Block and the rest of her merry band of delightfully quirky improv all-stars would like to know about your habits...
Michael Feinstein

Great American Songbook’s Michael Feinstein Comes to Philly

Michael Feinstein, the multiplatinum crooner and pianist, and arguably the foremost living interpreter and ambassador of the Great American Songbook, will perform at the...

Live Show Retells Story of Simon & Garfunkel

By Meira Bienstock Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel have a notoriously contentious relationship, but that won’t be a factor come Jan. 29-30. That’s when the Merriam...
Mames Babegenush, a Danish klezmer band from Copenhagen is: Emil Goldschmidt (clarinet), Lukas Rande (saxophones), Bo Rande (flugelhorn and trumpet), Nicolai Kornerup (accordion), Andreas Mollerhoj (upright bass) and Morton Aero

Danish Band Brings Their Klezmer and Jazz Sounds to Sellersville

  Mama’s Baba Ghanoush: Homemade mashed eggplant appetizer of Middle Eastern origin best served with pita? Or a klezmer fusion band from Denmark? Yes. The version styled...
company of The Band's Visit

Bensalem Native Returns to Philly for Role in ‘The Band’s Visit’

Marc Ginsburg was fresh out of Penn State’s musical theater program the last time the Bensalem native performed in Philadelphia. It was early 2004;...

Gilbert Gottfried Riffs on Being Jewish Ahead of Local Shows

Never attended Hebrew school. Never had a bar mitzvah. Never fasted for a High Holiday. And if his mother ever made matzoh ball soup,...
a stage with a drum set, microphones and lights

Dennis Wilen Reflects on His Career in Rock ‘n’ Roll

Jon Takiff swears this story about Dennis Wilen is true. Takiff had just started as a writer for the Daily News in 1972, but Wilen,...