by Ann Moschorak Last spring, we spoke with Philadelphia-area native Scott Patterson (aka Gilmore Girls’ Luke Danes) about the launch of his own coffee company, Scotty P’s Big Mug Coffee. If you aren’t subscribed to Philadelphia RowHome Magazine, you can read the interview in our digital archive here. We recently checked in with Patterson again to find out what he’s been up to and how far … Continue reading Scott Patterson comes to Keystone Comic Con this weekend
by Mark Casasanto In the early to mid-sixties, the musical landscape that was American music was built primarily on the backs of teen idols, surf music and female vocal groups. It was during that time, however, that an interesting phenomenon occurred. An event, in essence, that would change the face of music, the world over, forever. The Rolling Stones, The Kinks, The Who and of … Continue reading Something Good! Herman’s Hermits Revisit the British Invasion at SugarHouse
-Brenda Hillegas Arden Theatre Company in Old City will open their 2019-20 season with the winner of the 1998 Tony Awards for Best Score, Book and Orchestrations, RAGTIME. The musical is written by the award-winning composer/lyricist team of Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens (Once on This Island, Seussical and Lucky Stiff), playwright Terrence McNally, and based on E.L. Doctorow’s novel. We spoke with local … Continue reading Local actor Robi Hager talks about his upcoming role in RAGTIME at Arden Theatre Company
-Brenda Hillegas On Monday night, The Philly POPS performed at The Met Philadelphia with Grammy award-winning musician Sarah McLachlan. This concert was the first in The Philly POPS at the Met Philadelphia concert series. Simply put, The Philly POPS- the largest standalone pops orchestra in the United States- is just incredible. I’ve personally seen them perform shows devoted to the music of Elton John, Leonard Bernstein, The Beatles, the … Continue reading A Night at the Met with Sarah McLachlan and The Philly POPS
Cirque du Soleil’s Big Top returns to the Philadelphia area this month with AMALUNA, a show that takes audiences to a mysterious island governed by Goddesses and guided by the cycles of the moon. AMALUNA is inspired by Greek and Norse mythology, as well as Mozart’s The Magic Flute, and Shakespeare’s The Tempest. This Cirque du Soleil show features a cast comprised mostly of female artists, … Continue reading Allentown’s Alix Croop talks about her role in Cirque du Soleil’s AMALUNA; in Oaks 7/24-8/25.
-feature photo by Matthew Murphy 1999. That’s the last time our city hosted CATS, a musical from Broadway legends Andrew Lloyd Webber and Cameron Mackintosh, and based on T.S. Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats. The classic show is one of Broadway’s biggest hits and forth-longest running production (opening in 1982, closing in 2000 with a revival in 2016) to date. It won seven Tony … Continue reading Experience the magic of CATS as it returns to Philadelphia after twenty years!
photo by Matt Beard There’s a first time for everything. And for Cirque du Soleil, this is the first time a show has been performed on ice… Julie Desmarais, Senior Publicist for Cirque du Soleil’s CRYSTAL, says, “It’s a spectacle. It is…truly an experience that has never been done this way before. Come to the Wells Fargo arena and enjoy the performance and immerse yourself in … Continue reading CRYSTAL- A Cirque du Soleil show unlike any other comes to Wells Fargo Center next week.
feature photo by Matthew Murphy Make a “Memory” with CATS, as the classic Andrew Lloyd Webber musical returns to Philadelphia for the first time since 1999! CATS is one of the longest running Broadway shows in history, with seven Tony wins (including best musical). If you haven’t seen this yet, now is the perfect time. We hope to see you at the Forrest Theatre between June 18th-30th … Continue reading CATS cast member, Caitlin Bond, talks about the show’s return to Philadelphia this month!
photo by Julieta Cervante What’s the most offensive thing you can think of? Does it involve sex? Race? A life threatening disease? Countless F-bombs? Religion? All of the above? Great! If you missed The Book of Mormon last time the show was in Philly, you’re in luck! It’s back- now until June 9th at the Kimmel Center’s Academy of Music. This 2011 Tony Award winner for … Continue reading Hello! Have you heard about The Book of Mormon?
by Liam Divon Matthew Delia, (Instagram: @deliamatthew), a promising Philadelphia filmmaker that Philadelphia RowHome Magazine previously spotlighted, continues to produce, direct and act in films under the label The New In Crowd Films. The label is a Philadelphia-based film production company (Instagram: @thenewincrowdfilms). “I would characterize my work as slice of life films, rough around the edges, college humor, touching on topics that may cause issues,” … Continue reading Matthew Delia Releases Two New Films with “The New In Crowd Films” Production Company