Arcadia University’s Spruance Gallery presents Proto-Feminism in the Print Studio
Women make their mark
A new exhibition of mid-20th-century woman printmakers at Arcadia University traces a burgeoning feminist movement at New York print studio Atelier 17. Pamela J. Forsythe reviews.
Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca present Ni Bien ni Mal, Todo lo Contrario at Plays & Players
The power and passion of Flamenco
After previewing the show's workshop in the spring, Camille Bacon-Smith reviews this fall's new performance from Soledad Barrio and company.
The Wilma Theater presents Tall Order’s Those with 2 Clocks
Comfort and confrontation
More a work of theater than a play, Tall Order’s Those with 2 Clocks, now onstage at the Wilma, is funny, provocative, and beautifully designed. Jill Ivey reviews.
Delaware Shakespeare presents Twelfth Night, O Lo Que Quieras
A truly bilingual musical
This touring Shakespearean reinvention turns Twelfth Night into a winning bilingual musical, integrating script, songs, English, and Spanish into a uniquely accessible and timely performance. Gail Obenreder reviews.
Hedgerow Theatre Company presents Martin McDonagh’s The Pillowman
The stories we live on
Hedgerow’s production of Martin McDonagh’s disturbing and thought-provoking drama The Pillowman is a worthy Philly-area destination this October. C.M. Crockford reviews.
Anastassia Vertjanova and Annemarie Branco present The Living Gallery at Launch Point and Unorthodox Methods of Cosmic Flight
The Living Gallery, an immersive, walk-through art installation, hosts Fringe performances of Unorthodox Methods of Cosmic Flight, a charmingly maximalist experience following a pair of wannabe cosmonauts. Jill Ivey reviews.
Philly Fringe 2022 and Festival O22: Opera Philadelphia and Beth Morrison Projects present Black Lodge
Reimagining the operatic form
Opera Philadelphia closed out Festival O22 with the premiere of Black Lodge by composer David T. Little and librettist Anne Waldman, with live music by Timur and the Dime Museum and the Opera Philadelphia String Quartet. Gail Obenreder reviews.
Piffaro welcomes new director Priscilla Herreid with Passing the Torch
Legacies and a new beginning
In the spirit of passing the torch, the season opener for Philly’s illustrious Renaissance band celebrated 15th- and 16th-century teachers and mentors who became musical colleagues. Gail Obenreder reviews.
The Philadelphia Orchestra presents Daniil Trifonov in its 2022-23 season opener
Unity and showmanship
The dynamic pianist Daniil Trifonov headlined the Philadelphia Orchestra’s musically diverse and satisfying opening weekend concerts. Cameron Kelsall reviews.
TILT Institute for the Contemporary Image presents If We Never Get Better
New attitudes through art
TILT mounts its largest exhibition of the last two years with If We Never Get Better, a group show of queer and/or trans artists of color who focus on healthcare, collective grief, disability, and healing. Gary Day reviews.