RENT, RENT, RENT…So many wonderful things about RENT!

Feature photo: (L to R) Lencia Kebede, Lyndie Moe, Devinré Adams, Javon King. RENT 20th Anniversary Tour, Credit Carol Rosegg, 2018. If you see one musical in your lifetime, see RENT. This groundbreaking, Pulitzer Prize-winning show is continuing its 20th Anniversary Tour and making a stop at the Merriam Theatre from March 5th to 10th. RENT, loosely based on Giacomo Puccini’s opera La bohème, follows eight … Continue reading RENT, RENT, RENT…So many wonderful things about RENT!

Spend the Weekend with Cinderella at the Academy of Music

Photo: Tyler Eisenreich, Kaitlyn Mayse and Gage Martin in Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella. By Carol Rosegg   Fairy tales. We hear them often. We read them to our children. They were read to us as children. But very rarely do we get the opportunity to see them unfold before our eyes. The Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella you’ll see on stage at the Kimmel Center has a very … Continue reading Spend the Weekend with Cinderella at the Academy of Music

Shaking Up a Classic Tale: Cinderella’s Kaitlyn Mayse Talks About the New Musical Coming to Philadelphia

photos by of Carol Rosegg This weekend, Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella comes to the Kimmel Center’s Academy of Music. This version is unlike any you may have seen before, but still maintains all of the classic elements you know and love. With a new book by Douglas Carter Beane (who was raised in nearby Wyomissing), the musical creates a new experience for anyone who believes in … Continue reading Shaking Up a Classic Tale: Cinderella’s Kaitlyn Mayse Talks About the New Musical Coming to Philadelphia

Valentine’s Poems

Valentine’s Poems By: Rachel Amelia Porter These poems are written in three different perspectives such as in love, heartbreak, and seeking vengeance. Music in Me You are the music in me Can you recall the first time You heard this phrase? Was it a movie? In a song? Did someone tell you? What about this phrase makes it so…charming? Makes you giggle like a child? … Continue reading Valentine’s Poems

Sweet Desserts

Here are two easy recipes to try from the RowHome staff. Do you have a recipe to share? Email it to rowhomebrenda@gmail.com and it may appear on the blog or in our upcoming print issue! Blueberry Banana Bread w/ White Chocolate Bursts by Mark Casasanto Spring is almost here and summer is coming! Here is a very versatile recipe for a truly light and wonderful … Continue reading Sweet Desserts

The Philly POPS will take you to “THE TOPS OF THE POPS” for the 2019-20 Season!

Yesterday, the Philadelphia POPS announced their 2019-2020 season. The yearly announcement is always the perfect gift for Valentine’s Day- a POPS show will leave you on a high, swooning, and ready for another round. If you have yet to experience the Philadelphia POPS- the largest POPS orchestra in the United States- this upcoming season is your chance. With the 41st season being dubbed the TOPS … Continue reading The Philly POPS will take you to “THE TOPS OF THE POPS” for the 2019-20 Season!

The Bridges of Madison County is a Must-See Musical from the Philadelphia Theatre Company

A simple (on the surface) story of an Italian war bride and a stranger she meets while her family is out of town doesn’t seem too exhilarating. It certainly doesn’t seem like something worth turning into a musical. But The Bridges of Madison County is far from mundane. It’s breathtaking. It’s thought-provoking. It’s at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre until March 3rd and you should go … Continue reading The Bridges of Madison County is a Must-See Musical from the Philadelphia Theatre Company

Brotherly Gloves

By Stephen Pagano The 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia was buzzing with energy and excitement on Friday night, as it showcased many of Philly’s rising stars in the sport of boxing. Raging Babe Promotions dubbed the event, “The Philly Special.” Seven fights filled the card for fans to enjoy, including South Philly’s own Sonny Conto in his Pro debut. But, it was the main event … Continue reading Brotherly Gloves

Go Back to the ’80s This Weekend with the Philly POPS!

It’s not very often that I come home and immediately write about what I just saw. Usually I sleep on it, gather my thoughts and a few cups of coffee, and then say what I have to say. Totally not true this time…dude. Listen, it’s cold outside. The best thing for you to do this weekend is head to the Kimmel Center and see the … Continue reading Go Back to the ’80s This Weekend with the Philly POPS!