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

Experience the magic of CATS as it returns to Philadelphia after twenty years!

-feature photo by Matthew Murphy 1999. That’s the last time our city hosted CATS, a musical from Broadway legends Andrew Lloyd Webber and Cameron Mackintosh, and based on T.S. Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats. The classic show is one of Broadway’s biggest hits and forth-longest running production (opening in 1982, closing in 2000 with a revival in 2016) to date. It won seven Tony … Continue reading Experience the magic of CATS as it returns to Philadelphia after twenty years!

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!

Love Never Dies Tells a Story Ten Years After Phantom…

by Marialena Rago photo by Joan Marcus If you thought you knew the ending to the world-wide phenomenon The Phantom of the Opera, you are in for an awakening at the Academy of Music. Love Never Dies is the sequel to the massive hit, telling audiences the story of what happens 10 years after the Phantom vanished from his Opera lair. Christine is a prima … Continue reading Love Never Dies Tells a Story Ten Years After Phantom…

Q&A: Philadelphia native and Temple alumni, Sean Thompson, comes to the Kimmel Center as Raoul in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Love Never Dies

Feature Image: A still from Sean Thompson’s favorite number in the musical, “Devil Take the Hindmost” with Gardar Thor Cortes as The Phantom and Thompson as “Raoul, Vicomte de Chagny”. Photo: Joan Marcus.   Philadelphia native and Temple alumni, Sean Thompson, stars as Raoul in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Love Never Dies. This stand-alone sequel to Phantom of the Opera is coming to the Kimmel Center’s … Continue reading Q&A: Philadelphia native and Temple alumni, Sean Thompson, comes to the Kimmel Center as Raoul in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Love Never Dies

Walnut Street Theatre to be featured on ABC’s “The Goldbergs”

by Marialena Rago This Wednesday night, the hit ABC comedy The Goldbergs will pay homage to Andrew Lloyd Webber in honor of his 70th birthday, which took place March 22nd. The episode, “Colors”, will tell the true story of Goldberg’s high school drama teacher, Susan, who spared no expense for the school’s production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. The Goldbergs is a series … Continue reading Walnut Street Theatre to be featured on ABC’s “The Goldbergs”