-Brenda Hillegas Feature photo: Damon Bonetti in The Hound of the Baskervilles. Photo by Alex Medvick. A Sherlock Holmes classic with a twist! The Hound of the Baskervilles is a comedic spoof of the classic Sherlock Holmes novel by Arthur Conan Doyle. You can see this unique, fun retelling at Norristown’s Theatre Horizon for a limited engagement between November 10th and December 8, 2019. Tickets and more info … Continue reading Actor Damon Bonetti gives us some details on the hilarious twist of a Sherlock Holmes classic at Theatre Horizon
-Brenda Hillegas The Arden Theatre Company presents The Snow Queen, coming to Philadelphia between November 27th, 2019 and January 26th, 2020. Just in time for the holiday season! The all-ages play, based on Hans Christian Anderson’s classic fairy tale, was also the inspiration for Disney’s Frozen. You and your family can journey through all four seasons in this beautiful show about friendship, adventure, and magic! … Continue reading Actor Alex Bechtel can’t wait for audiences of all ages to experience “The Snow Queen” at Arden Theatre Company.
-Brenda Hillegas Cover photo: Katherine Fried as The Snow Queen; photo by Wide Eyed Studios The Arden Theatre Company presents The Snow Queen, coming to Philadelphia between November 27th, 2019 and January 26th, 2020. Just in time for the holiday season! The all-ages play, based on Hans Christian Anderson’s classic fairy tale, was also the inspiration for Disney’s Frozen. You and your family can journey … Continue reading A perfect family-friendly adventure! Actress Katherine Fried talks about her role as the Snow Queen, coming soon to the Arden Theatre Company.
-Brenda Hillegas Feature photo: Bailey Roper, Akeem Davis, Emilie Krause, and Joilet Harris. Photo by Wide Eyed Studios Here’s a thought or two for you. Advice columns. If you were to send in a letter to one, seeking advice obviously, would you prefer to not know who is giving you advice? Or are you looking for a name and credentials? Does it matter? Does knowing … Continue reading Tiny Beautiful Things at Arden Theatre is big and beautiful.
-Mark Casasanto Already a city lush with festivals and fairs, the Bella Vista neighborhood of Philly will soon serve as a launching pad for a new and unique opportunity to get out and explore, embrace and enjoy… this time, awash in the principles of Leonardo Da Vinci. Born of the creative minds at the Da Vinci Art Alliance (DVAA), the first time festival is set … Continue reading Bella Vista to host Da Vinci Fest in October 2020
-Brenda Hillegas Now playing at the Arden Theatre- Tiny Beautiful Things, a stage version of Cheryl Strayed‘s best selling book that collects highlights of The Rumpus’s “Dear Sugar” advice columns. The play explores Strayed’s time as the advice columnist and her anonymous, unpaid work that was published between 2010-2010. Actress/producer/screenwriter Nia Vardalos (My Big Fat Greek Wedding) adapted Tiny Beautiful Things for the stage along with Marshall … Continue reading “Tiny Beautiful Things” actor Akeem Davis talks about his role; on stage now at Arden Theatre.
Content courtesy of PhillyCAM; photos by Brianna Spause Local non-profit PhillyCAM– which just turned 10- is a community media center that trains Philadelphians in broadcast production and airs original content on Philadelphia’s public access television and WPPM 106.5 FM. This past Sunday, the third annual CAMMY Awards (held on national Community Media Day at Lightbox Film Center) celebrated producers whose television and radio content brings together … Continue reading PhillyCAM Awards 2019 Winners
-Brenda Hillegas Cover photo by Matthew Murphy Somewhere…in the middle of nowhere… The lyrics to the songs of Come From Away have been in my head since the first time I saw the musical, just this past May. At that point, the show’s first North American tour had been announced and I already knew it would be coming to Philadelphia as part of the Kimmel … Continue reading Come From Away celebrates the real people and stories in Gander, Newfoundland during 9/11/01.
-Brenda Hillegas Cover photo: The company of RENT, photo by Amy Boyle Eight. Times. Sure, I’ve seen movies that many times or more. Even some television shows. But a musical? Surprisingly, I’m in the minority for the number of times someone has seen RENT. Meaning…there are people who have seen the show way more than that. “RENTheads” are out there. They are dedicated, hardcore fans … Continue reading RENT returns to Philadelphia this weekend only. Catch the last few shows!
By Julia Tucker Photographer: Birdie Thompson @birds_eye_photo Hair & Makeup: Allison Noelle @allisonnoellemakeup Brooke Lewis (from South Philly!) is in a new movie called ½ New Year. Movie lovers and fans of Brooke Lewis can catch the film, along with many other releases, at this year’s FirstGlance Film Festival here in Philadelphia. ½ New Year is a comedy about a group of friends who celebrate annually … Continue reading South Philly-born actress Brooke Lewis talks about the new movie “½ New Year”, showing at this year’s FirstGlance Film Festival