A Pop-Up Cabaret Bar in South Philly?!

Yes, there is a pop-up bar just off of Passyunk Ave at 1316 S. Percy Street. But it won’t be there for long, so if you want to try something completely different this month, head to Late Night Snacks. Philadelphia’s cabaret group, The Bearded Ladies, and installation designer Machine Dazzle (read more about Machine Dazzle in RowHome‘s spring 2018 issue here), converted an old auto … Continue reading A Pop-Up Cabaret Bar in South Philly?!

Actress Emilie Krause talks about rail., a new show that gives Philly an exclusive look into the private Racquet Club.

-Brenda Hillegas feature photo: Harry Watermeier and Emilie Krause in rail. Photo by Plate 3 Photography. rail. is an upcoming immersive theatrical experience that provides Philadelphians with a one-of-a-kind opportunity to experience the private and historic Racquet Club of Philadelphia. The show will be staged in the 100-year-old Racquets court and non-members will have access to the club during rail.’s limited run. This is a great … Continue reading Actress Emilie Krause talks about rail., a new show that gives Philly an exclusive look into the private Racquet Club.

Scott Patterson comes to Keystone Comic Con this weekend

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

Local actor Robi Hager talks about his upcoming role in RAGTIME at Arden Theatre Company

-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

A Night at the Met with Sarah McLachlan and The Philly POPS

-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

Allentown’s Alix Croop talks about her role in Cirque du Soleil’s AMALUNA; in Oaks 7/24-8/25.

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.

CRYSTAL- A Cirque du Soleil show unlike any other comes to Wells Fargo Center next week.

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.

CATS cast member, Caitlin Bond, talks about the show’s return to Philadelphia this month!

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!

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)