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BalletX prevails with its 2022 Spring Series
An old favorite and two world premieres at the Mann
After having to cancel much of its run in April due to Covid-19, BalletX returns to the stage with works from Matthew Neenan, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, and Jennifer Archibald as part of its Spring Series. Camille Bacon-Smith previews.
City of Love: Artists Inspired by Philadelphia lights up the Neon Museum
The many perspectives of love
The new multi-medium collection features the people, things, and places that make Philly a beloved city. Olivia J. B. Baxter previews.
OperaDelaware presents The Marriage of Figaro
Get me to the church on time!
Gail Obenreder previews OperaDE's production of The Marriage of Figaro, continuing the tale of Figaro from this past winter's The Barber of Seville.
Earlie Bird Productions presents The Loneliness Project
A familiar feeling shared onstage
Through song, movement, and more, Earlie Bird Productions hopes to bring together audiences with The Loneliness Project. Dara McBride previews.
The Weekly Roundup, May 11-18
Many Lumens, UMA Shows Up, SpringFest, and the Weitzman reopens
The week features offerings from BlackStar, Urban Movement Arts, the Philadelphia Film Society, and the Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
Ars Nova Workshop presents Lea Bertucci’s Of Shadow and Substance
An explosion of music
With a world-premiere commission by composer and sound artist Lea Bertucci, Ars Nova Workshop presented a musical meditation on the 2019 Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery explosion. Aaron Pond reviews.
SHARP Dance Company presents Haven
Dancing back home to South Philly with SHARP's spring series
The company brings its spring series back to its South Philly roots as the new artist in residence at Equilibrium Dance Academy. Camille Bacon-Smith previews.
The Weekly Roundup, May 4-11
New exhibits at AAMP, Richard III, Group!, and more
The week features offerings from Intercultural Journeys, the African American Museum in Philadelphia, Theatre in the X, Passage Theatre Company, and more. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
May 2022 movie repertory roundup
The return of Lynch's Inland Empire, John Waters in town, and 70s classics
Screenings in the Philadelphia area for the month. Stephen Silver rounds up.
Opera Philadelphia presents Rigoletto
A rapturous return
Rigoletto is Opera Philadelphia’s first full production at the Academy of Music since 2019, reminding us how we sustain, and are sustained by, great art. Gail Obenreder reviews.