Wilma Theater announces innovative WilmaPass Program for their 2020/21 season

-Courtesy of Bryan Buttler Media Relations, LLC The Wilma Theatre in Philadelphia is pleased to announce an innovative new program that provides audience members flexibility and peace of mind about when and how they return to their theatre after the COVID-19 health crisis.  The company is launching WilmaPass, a four-ticket package that can be used at any time during their upcoming 2020/21 season of groundbreaking … Continue reading Wilma Theater announces innovative WilmaPass Program for their 2020/21 season

Tony award-winning Hamilton star Daveed Diggs to appear live on Theatre Horizon’s #PoppaPank streaming program

Courtesy of Bryan Buttler Media Relations, LLC Tony and Grammy Award winning actor, rapper, and producer Daveed Diggs, who won critical acclaim in the original cast of the Broadway musical Hamilton for his dual roles of Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson, is making a special live guest appearance at Theatre Horizon’s weekly live show, #PoppaPank.  Diggs will appear alongside award-winning performers Jaylene Clark Owens … Continue reading Tony award-winning Hamilton star Daveed Diggs to appear live on Theatre Horizon’s #PoppaPank streaming program

Philadelphia Zoo invites public to help choose the name for the sloth bear cub

-image of cub and Kayla courtesy of Philadelphia Zoo Philadelphia Zoo announced it is enlisting the help of the public to choose a name for its new sloth bear cub. Selecting from a list of names developed by the cub’s keepers, voters can pick their favorite name for the infant.  Born on December 11th, the cub is doing well, growing rapidly, and has become quite … Continue reading Philadelphia Zoo invites public to help choose the name for the sloth bear cub

Special Encore Presentation of “Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert” Starring John Legend – Easter Sunday, April 12 on NBC

NBC is proud to present an encore presentation of the critically acclaimed and Emmy Award-winning musical event, Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert. This exuberant concert staging of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s iconic rock musical aired live on NBC in April of 2018. The cast includes John Legend as Jesus Christ, Sara Bareilles as Mary Magdalene, Brandon Victor Dixon as Judas, Alice Cooper as King Herod, Ben Daniels as Pontius Pilate, Norm Lewis as … Continue reading Special Encore Presentation of “Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert” Starring John Legend – Easter Sunday, April 12 on NBC

Broadway’s Robi Hager (Spring Awakening, Bye Bye Birdie) Brings His BASIC WITCHES Musical Online for Artist Fundraiser

-Courtesy of Bryan Buttler Media Relations Broadway’s Robi Hager (Spring Awakening, Bye Bye Birdie, How to Succeed…, Dr. Zhivago) is bringing his musical BASIC WITCHES to the digital screen for one night only…for a worthwhile cause! The campy drag-filled extravaganza, co-written by Hager and lyricist John Egan, will be streamed via Facebook Live starting at 8PM EST on Saturday, April 11.  Proceeds will benefit performers … Continue reading Broadway’s Robi Hager (Spring Awakening, Bye Bye Birdie) Brings His BASIC WITCHES Musical Online for Artist Fundraiser

From Broadway to Broad Street, the curtains will rise again! The Kimmel Center Cultural Campus and The Shubert Organization announced the 2020/21 Broadway Philadelphia season…

THE KIMMEL CENTER CULTURAL CAMPUS AND THE SHUBERT ORGANIZATION PRESENT… 2020/21 BROADWAY PHILADELPHIA SEASON SHOWCASING LARGEST SUBSCRIPTION SEASON IN KIMMEL CENTER HISTORY! WITH 14 BLOCKBUSTER PRODUCTIONS AND A COMBINED 49 TONY AWARD® WINS, 2020/21 Season Highlights include FOUR Philadelphia premieres… From Broadway to Broad Street, the curtains will rise again! The Kimmel Center Cultural Campus and The Shubert Organization announced the 2020/21 Broadway Philadelphia season today, reminding the … Continue reading From Broadway to Broad Street, the curtains will rise again! The Kimmel Center Cultural Campus and The Shubert Organization announced the 2020/21 Broadway Philadelphia season…

Press Release: An Affair to Remember XV & 2020 Blue Sapphire Awards Gala

Philadelphia RowHome Magazine Presents An Affair to Remember XV & 2020 Blue Sapphire Awards Gala Sponsored by Cescaphe Event Group Wednesday, November 4th, 2020 As part of its annual “Salute to Service” Program, Philadelphia RowHome Magazine (PRH) presents its Blue Sapphire Award to individuals whose “selfless dedication to the City of Philadelphia has left an indelible mark on the culture and traditions of our neighborhoods … Continue reading Press Release: An Affair to Remember XV & 2020 Blue Sapphire Awards Gala

Visit Popcorn Falls at Walnut Street Theatre through March 29th.

-Brenda Hillegas photo by Mark Garvin Take a trip up to the third floor of Walnut Street Theatre and enter the town of Popcorn Falls now through March 29th at Independence Studio on 3. This 2018 off-Broadway gem features two actors in over twenty roles as the residents of Popcorn Falls who scramble together to save their town. Luke Bradt and Dan Olmstead (seen earlier … Continue reading Visit Popcorn Falls at Walnut Street Theatre through March 29th.

Come see the best of “Abbey Road” performed as Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles comes to Merriam Theater March 13-15th

-Brenda Hillegas Feature photo by Richard Lovrich This show will be postponed until a later date. Please visit the Kimmel Center’s website for details and updates.  Just over 50 years ago, the Beatles released Abbey Road. We all know the words to songs like “Come Together”, “Here Comes the Sun”, “Octopus’s Garden” and so many more from this iconic album. Join the longest running Beatles … Continue reading Come see the best of “Abbey Road” performed as Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles comes to Merriam Theater March 13-15th

Philadelphia playwright Stephanie Kyung Sun Walters talks about the world premiere of “Esther Choi and the Fish That Drowned”, coming to Simpatico Theatre later this month.

-Brenda Hillegas This show will be postponed until a later date. Please visit Simpatico Theatre’s website for details and updates.  Esther Choi is an all American, overachieving Asian teenage girl. Nothing out of the ordinary really…except she has a ghost BFF. And her grandfather owns a haunted dry cleaner on Cheltenham Ave. This all seems funny, and it is…but Esther Choi and the Fish that … Continue reading Philadelphia playwright Stephanie Kyung Sun Walters talks about the world premiere of “Esther Choi and the Fish That Drowned”, coming to Simpatico Theatre later this month.