Pennsbury Manor presents Nathan Young’s nkwiluntàmën
Sounds of the Delaware
A new sound installation by Oklahoma-based interdisciplinary artist and Delaware Tribe of Indians member Nathan Young comes to Pennsbury Manor with a disappointing execution. Aaron Pond reviews.
Lyric Fest presents The Metamorphosis of Plants: A Lieder Celebration for Earth Day
Goethe in the garden
For its first concert at Longwood Gardens, Lyric Fest honored Earth Day with a program inspired by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s surprisingly sophisticated 1790 text The Metamorphosis of Plants. Gail Obenreder reviews.
Philadelphia Theatre Company presents Lanie Robertson’s Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill
“Like an old sweet song, the lasting time”
There’s a surprise in the staging of Philadelphia Theatre Company’s Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill, which takes place just a few blocks from the venue that inspired it. Jill Ivey reviews.
Wilma Theater presents Nathan Alan Davis’s Eternal Life Part 1
The times we create
Eternal Life Part 1, in its world premiere at the Wilma, offers a vision of the near future that is as strange and wondrous as it is relatable. Kiran Pandey reviews.
Delaware Theatre Company presents Man of La Mancha
Music, morality, and multiplicity
Delaware Theatre Company closes its 43rd season with a thoughtful, inventive, and dazzling rendition of the classic musical with the triple-decker story, Man of La Mancha. Gail Obenreder reviews.
The Philadelphia Film Society presents SpringFest 2023
Coming soon: reviews of Somewhere in Queens, Polite Society, and Sisu
This year’s PFS SpringFest featured 18 films in three days, including Ray Romano’s directorial debut, genre-bending action in Polite Society, and Sisu, about a violent rout of the Nazis in Finland. Stephen Silver reviews.
Inis Nua Theatre Company presents Lolita Chakrabarti’s Hymn
A pair of strangers learn to be brothers in Hymn, a tender two-hander from Inis Nua Theatre Company. Cameron Kelsall reviews.
InterAct Theatre Company presents Francisca da Silveira’s pay no worship
At home in the Atlantic
InterAct presents the world premiere of pay no worship, a play about very different cousins on a small Cape Verde island who grapple with the effects of climate change, despite too often being left out of the global conversation. Krista Mar reviews.
Delaware Art Museum presents Our Red Planet and Estampas de la Raza
One museum, two journeys
This spring, Delaware Art Museum boasts a pair of striking but very different exhibitions: Our Red Planet: Anna Bogatin Ott and Estampas de la Raza: Contemporary Prints from the Romo Collection. Gail Obenreder reviews.
Woodmere Art Museum presents JUST IN: Form + Space, Near + Far
An abstraction appetizer
A tight selection of abstract artists and works make an inviting but not necessarily cohesive show in Woodmere’s JUST IN: Form + Space, Near + Far. Jake Foster reviews.