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)

PRH Interviews Buck County’s Jordan Ross- Co-Creator of Cruel Intentions the Musical

-Brenda Hillegas (cast photo by Jenny Anderson) Cruel Intentions was released in theatres on March 5th, 1999. Cast members Ryan Phillippe, Reese Witherspoon, and Sarah Michelle Gellar (just as hot now as they were then) were stuck to my bedroom wall during my high school years as they graced the Cruel Intentions poster hanging above my bed. Twenty years later, the movie is still a … Continue reading PRH Interviews Buck County’s Jordan Ross- Co-Creator of Cruel Intentions the Musical

Behind the Scenes of Rising in Love – The Musical

by Geno Thackara If there’s one consistent thing about love, it’s that it’s never too consistent – it appears anywhere and takes all kinds of forms. Ditto relationships: if you think they should tend to follow a script or even a recognizable pattern, you’ve probably just been watching too many movies. Stage shows aren’t immune to following the usual rom-com template either, but there’s often … Continue reading Behind the Scenes of Rising in Love – The Musical

A Unique Art Experience at Penn School of Design

photos by Kait Merritt On Saturday, April 20th, Philadelphia RowHome Magazine was invited to ARC 2.0: Contra. ARC combines classical arts with nontraditional venues and encourages collaborations between artists across all mediums. You can read their mission statement, learn more and find out about their upcoming events here. The event included dinner, drinks, and an immersive art performance with opera, dancers, models, digital arts, and fashion. … Continue reading A Unique Art Experience at Penn School of Design

Stephen Brower Talks About His Role as Dmitry in ANASTASIA at the Academy of Music 4/9-4/14

Lila Coogan (Anya) and Stephen Brower (Dmitry) in the National Tour of ANASTASIA. Photo by Evan Zimmerman   This week, the iconic tale of ANASTASIA makes its Philadelphia premiere! You’ll be transported to Paris, 1920s as the young Anya sets out to discover the mystery of her past and tries to outsmart the Soviet officer who wants to silence her! With the help of a conman … Continue reading Stephen Brower Talks About His Role as Dmitry in ANASTASIA at the Academy of Music 4/9-4/14

New to the Zoo: Food, LEGOS, and the Return of the Zoo Key

You’ve probably all heard by now- some exciting, new things are now at the Philadelphia Zoo. So, here’s a quick recap courtesy of Thursday morning’s media preview and ribbon cutting of everything you and your family can discover this season at America’s oldest zoo. 1. Urban Green  This open-air food court is the perfect spot for a break from exploring the zoo. Three permanent food … Continue reading New to the Zoo: Food, LEGOS, and the Return of the Zoo Key

Zeke Zelker, a Local Rising Star, Premieres New Movie “Billboard” on April 5th.

By Ann Moschorak Zeke Zelker, one of Pennsylvania’s most promising filmmakers, is back at it with another inspiring story come to life. His new film, Billboard, will hit theaters this month. Zelker has shared that this movie is based loosely on true events which have inspired character development, plot points and the story’s themes/morals. Many parts of the film were produced in Philadelphia last winter. … Continue reading Zeke Zelker, a Local Rising Star, Premieres New Movie “Billboard” on April 5th.

The AIDS Fund’s 20th Annual Black-Tie GayBINGO Recap

photos by Jeff Fusco for AIDS Fund On March 23rd, the 20th Annual Black-Tie GayBINGO raised funds for HIV/AIDS emergency services and awareness efforts in the region. The AIDS Fund event featured bingo with drag queens, cocktails, dinner, entertainment and three special awards. The Favorite Straight Person of the Year award went to Gershman Y Maintenance Supervisor Keith Jenkins. The Founders’ Award was presented to Stephen P. Carlino and Dennis R. Fee, owners of … Continue reading The AIDS Fund’s 20th Annual Black-Tie GayBINGO Recap

Actor Red Concepcion Talks About Bringing the Role of the Engineer to Life in Miss Saigon

Last week, I called Red Concepcion. He’s the actor currently portraying the Engineer in Miss Saigon’s US tour. After speaking to him, I’m not sure who is more pumped up about the show’s Philadelphia stop- me or Red! With almost two weeks here, March 19th to the 31st, Red is excited that Miss Saigon is making longer than usual visits to each town, giving him … Continue reading Actor Red Concepcion Talks About Bringing the Role of the Engineer to Life in Miss Saigon