Arden Theatre Company presents Lisa Peterson and Denis O’Hare’s ‘An Iliad’
We’ve heard this song before
‘An Iliad,’ a didactic refashioning of Homer’s epic poem, receives a flat staging at the Arden’s Horan Studio Theatre. Cameron Kelsall reviews.
Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens presents ‘Visionary Voices’
Faces of Philadelphia
‘Visionary Voices,’ a portrait exhibition featuring four self-taught artists, invites viewers to find themselves and draw their own conclusions. Daralyse Lyons reviews.
Martin Scorsese brings Philly’s Frank Sheeran to Netflix with 'The Irishman'
For the love of Marty
Martin Scorsese’s most anticipated feature yet, The Irishman brings Philly mobster Frank Sheeran to the big screen and will be streaming in homes around the world by the end of the month. Raj Tawney considers.
Bowerbird presents ‘Neil Feather: Sound Mechanic’
Neil Feather’s wildly unique instruments surprise, delight, and make mischief in pieces including composer Rosie Langabeer’s latest work-in-progress, ‘IDIOSYNCROPHILIA.’ Aaron Pond reviews.
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Lantern Theater Company presents Anna Ziegler’s ‘The Last Match’
The next point
The Lantern’s impressively staged production of Anna Ziegler’s 'The Last Match' is funny, heartbreaking, and surprisingly relatable for even the least athletic among us. Jill Ivey reviews.
Two River Theater presents Joe Iconis’s ‘Love in Hate Nation’
How do you measure a new musical?
‘Love in Hate Nation,’ a joyously original riff on bad-girl movie tropes, continues the copacetic relationship of composer Joe Iconis and Two River Theater. Cameron Kelsall reviews.
Swarthmore College presents Doug Varone and Dancers in residency
The meaning of the moon
Is style just something you recognize when you see it? Doug Varone and Dancers still have it in a special residency performance at Swarthmore, despite two decades of a changing ensemble. Merilyn Jackson reviews.
Theatre Horizon presents ‘The Hound of the Baskervilles’
Theatre Horizon’s revival of Philadelphia favorite ‘The Hound of the Baskervilles’ provides lots of laughs, sharp acting, and clever design. Josh Herren reviews.
Winterthur Museum welcomes National Gallery of Art director Kaywin Feldman
Will art museums speak to us in the future?
The first woman director of the National Gallery of Art has already been shaking up the field around the country. Kaywin Feldman offered a vision for museums of the future in a special lecture at Winterthur. Gail Obenreder was there.
The Walnut Street Theatre presents ‘Shrek the Musical’
Let your freak flag fly
The Walnut’s ‘Shrek The Musical’ is an all-around impressive production that turns the classic fairytale trope on its head to create a funky-fresh and current play for all ages to enjoy. Christina Anthony reviews.