From Judges’ Choice to Best Breakdown, don’t miss this fancy, exuberant, muddy dash of Philly’s most intrepid creatives and engineers, now celebrating its 10th anniversary.
What does a giant, one-of-a-kind inflatable pig have to do with a Philly spring arts fest? He might just inspire you at this year’s contest.
The Philadelphia premiere of a one-man show about a painful but vital piece of American history is coming to Plays & Players.
From volunteering to breakdancing to museum exhibitions to the Orchestra, Philadelphia is full of affordable, accessible ways to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 2015.
The Sincerity Project takes the notion of sincerity as timeless, self-evident, decidedly apolitical, and fully accessible via performance, which makes the show feel a lot like a game of Truth or Dare at a sleepover: Amusing to an extent, if not slightly phony, and occasionally revealing of a juicy tidbit, but overall limited to the provided guidelines.
The dances by Ballet X are not products so much as they are evidence of direct engagement with the process of creative discovery. The pieces are rough around the edges, daring, spirited, and so much fun.
Ev.o.lu.tion explores how to communicate frustration, desire, agony, ecstasy, longing, and identity through visceral expression. The performance is emotionally charged, so moody in its aesthetics that it begs to be absorbed and, if not interpreted, then felt.
Playwright Alma Sánchez-Eppler is simultaneously working on both a play and a larger artistic experiment, by sharing the artistic process on social media in real time.
Detroit has been criticized for being too shallow — it could have gone into a deeper, less superficial exploration of Real Issues, like class and economic despair. After all, nothing much happens. However, the play’s genius is in its refusal to go there. It keeps us, like its characters, comfortable in what we see, wholly entertained, but not quite satisfied.
Combining choreographed and improvised dance, movements, and spoken words, RealLivePeople present us with the lies we tell ourselves and others in Would I Lie to You?