Legally Blonde: The Musical…is it “Legal” to have this much fun at the theatre?

In short, yes. Legally Blonde, the movie, premiered in 2001 with Reese Witherspoon as Elle Woods, a California sorority girl who earns a spot at Harvard in order to win back her ex. Fast forward to 2019 and it’s still one of the most played movies in my DVD rotation (yeah, I still use those). The sleeper hit spawned a sequel in 2003, a spin-off in 2009, … Continue reading Legally Blonde: The Musical…is it “Legal” to have this much fun at the theatre?

Actress Kayla Pecchioni talks about her role in Book of Mormon, playing Philadelphia May 29th to June 9th

feature photo by Julieta Cervante Book of Mormon, a humorous look at Mormon beliefs (and the importance of love and community), is returning to Philadelphia! This incredibly funny musical comes from Trey Parker and Matt Stone of TV’s South Park fame, along with co-creator Robert Lopez (Avenue Q, Frozen) and director/choreographer Casey Nicholaw (Something Rotten!, Mean Girls, The Prom). This must-see show is Broadway gold, winning NINE … Continue reading Actress Kayla Pecchioni talks about her role in Book of Mormon, playing Philadelphia May 29th to June 9th

More than 50 FREE, Family-Friendly Events Announced for the 2019 Wawa Welcome America Festival (6/29-7/4)

Press release courtesy of Phila.gov. Photos courtesy of Tony Webb, Office of the City of Representatives  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, Philadelphia, Pa. (May 16, 2019) – Welcome America, Inc. and Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney today announced more than 50 free events that will create the six-day Wawa Welcome America festival. Taking place from Saturday, June 29 through Thursday, July 4, the 2019 festival will encompass free, multicultural and multigenerational, patriotic … Continue reading More than 50 FREE, Family-Friendly Events Announced for the 2019 Wawa Welcome America Festival (6/29-7/4)

PRH Interviews Buck County’s Jordan Ross- Co-Creator of Cruel Intentions the Musical

-Brenda Hillegas (cast photo by Jenny Anderson) Cruel Intentions was released in theatres on March 5th, 1999. Cast members Ryan Phillippe, Reese Witherspoon, and Sarah Michelle Gellar (just as hot now as they were then) were stuck to my bedroom wall during my high school years as they graced the Cruel Intentions poster hanging above my bed. Twenty years later, the movie is still a … Continue reading PRH Interviews Buck County’s Jordan Ross- Co-Creator of Cruel Intentions the Musical

Illusionist Sabine Van Diemen Talks About “THE ILLUSIONISTS – LIVE FROM BROADWAY”, Coming to the Merriam Theater

photo courtesy of the Kimmel Center  Are you ready to watch some magic happen? Live and in front of your eyes? The Kimmel Center will welcome the world’s best-selling magic show, THE ILLUSIONISTS – LIVE FROM BROADWAY, for two days only! This magical showcase features some incredibly talented illusionists. Below is our Q&A with Sabine Van Diemen. Sabine, who is from Holland, is considered one of the … Continue reading Illusionist Sabine Van Diemen Talks About “THE ILLUSIONISTS – LIVE FROM BROADWAY”, Coming to the Merriam Theater

Civil War Stories: A Musical Must-See at the Walnut Street Theatre.

Feature Photo: Laura Giknis, Ben Sheppard, and Damon Bonetti in Civil War Stories. Photo by Mark Garvin Real words. Real voices. Civil War Voices introduces the audience to five real-life people and their actual words, brought to the Walnut Street Theatre via the show’s writer James R. Harris and his discovery of a diary kept by an ancestor during that time period. The discovery inspired Harris … Continue reading Civil War Stories: A Musical Must-See at the Walnut Street Theatre.

Behind the Scenes of Rising in Love – The Musical

by Geno Thackara If there’s one consistent thing about love, it’s that it’s never too consistent – it appears anywhere and takes all kinds of forms. Ditto relationships: if you think they should tend to follow a script or even a recognizable pattern, you’ve probably just been watching too many movies. Stage shows aren’t immune to following the usual rom-com template either, but there’s often … Continue reading Behind the Scenes of Rising in Love – The Musical

A Unique Art Experience at Penn School of Design

photos by Kait Merritt On Saturday, April 20th, Philadelphia RowHome Magazine was invited to ARC 2.0: Contra. ARC combines classical arts with nontraditional venues and encourages collaborations between artists across all mediums. You can read their mission statement, learn more and find out about their upcoming events here. The event included dinner, drinks, and an immersive art performance with opera, dancers, models, digital arts, and fashion. … Continue reading A Unique Art Experience at Penn School of Design

The Exciting Story of Anastasia is at the Kimmel Center’s Academy of Music This Week

Feature photo: Lila Coogan (Anya), Stephen Brower (Dmitry) and the company of the National Tour of ANASTASIA. Photo by Evan Zimmerman, MurphyMade.   Adventure, romance, beautiful music, breathtaking snow-inspired costumes. Anastasia has it all. If you haven’t seen a musical in Philadelphia yet this season, take a journey to 1920s Russia and Paris by way of the Kimmel Center’s Academy of Music. Anastasia will be … Continue reading The Exciting Story of Anastasia is at the Kimmel Center’s Academy of Music This Week