Opera Philadelphia unveils a major world premiere with graphic subject matter and — more importantly — a superb score.
After going missing in action from major stages for decades, 'South Pacific' is back, heroically. Steve Cohen reviews.
As the Fredric R. Mann Music Center ends its 40th anniversary season, the career of its founder deserves to be remembered. Steve Cohen looks back.
Lisa D'Amour's 'Detroit,' a drama about life in the suburbs, is presented at a private home in the suburbs.
Street demonstrations coincide with theater as life imitates art imitates life at New Freedom Theatre newest production.
In advance of the Democratic National Convention, a tour of three historic Fairmount Park homes tells the stories of our nation's painful birth.
The Tchaikovsky piano concerto we’ve been enjoying all our lives is not what the composer intended. Now the authentic version is available, and it’s better.
An impressive gift of contemporary art is on view for the summer at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
'If/Then' was written for and based on the talents of Idina Menzel. To Steve Cohen's surprise, the show has appeal even without her.
Presenting a revival of the music comedy 'Jamaica' as just a colorful travelogue is missing an opportunity, but it sure looks good.