Courtesy of Bryan Buttler Media Relations, LLC Feature photo: Danielle Leneé and Brett Ashley by Wide Eyed Studios The Wilma Theater is excited to announce their first ever full-length audio production, IS GOD IS, in collaboration with 2X2L Programme and Die Cast. The thrilling revenge story, written by Aleshea Harris and directed by James Ijames, features members of the Wilma’s HotHouse and will be available … Continue reading The Wilma Theater Presents Their First Ever Audio Drama, IS GOD IS
Courtesy of Bryan Buttler Media Relations, LLC Like many theaters around the country and across the world, The Wilma Theater in Philadelphia has put considerable thought into how they can bring their next season (beginning in late 2020 or early 2021) to audience members, all while ensuring that the health and safety of both patrons and artists remain a top priority. After consulting with a … Continue reading Philadelphia’s Wilma Theater announces new globe arena with individual audience boxes
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
(Malvern, PA) – People’s Light will cancel the remainder of its 2019/2020 Season in response to evolving public health concerns. In addition to the early closure of Shakespeare in Love, cancelled productions include Hold These Truths, a solo play inspired by the true story of Gordon Hirabayashi; Bayard Rustin: Inside Ashland, a world premiere commissioned and developed by People’s Light; Amy Herzog’s critically acclaimed contemporary drama Mary Jane; and Songs for Nobodies, a … Continue reading People’s Light Cancels Remainder of 2019/2020 Season and Begins Virtual Programs
-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.
photos by of Carol Rosegg This weekend, Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella comes to the Kimmel Center’s Academy of Music. This version is unlike any you may have seen before, but still maintains all of the classic elements you know and love. With a new book by Douglas Carter Beane (who was raised in nearby Wyomissing), the musical creates a new experience for anyone who believes in … Continue reading Shaking Up a Classic Tale: Cinderella’s Kaitlyn Mayse Talks About the New Musical Coming to Philadelphia
-Marialena Rago -Photo by Matthew Murphy Chances are you have heard the music or story of Les Misèrables at one point. This musical theater staple, based on the novel by Victor Hugo, premiered in Paris in 1980 and has been pleasing audiences on Broadway and through international tours ever since. With classic songs like “One Day More”, “Castle on a Cloud”, and many, many more, … Continue reading Don’t Miss Your Chance: Les Misèrables is at the Academy of Music until January 21st.