The touring company of the celebrated international smash hit musical Dear Evan Hansen is now at Philadelphia’s Forrest Theatre until August 28.
Pierce Wheeler took time out to talk to us about his role in the Dear Evan Hansen tour, and about his favorite things.
Race, class, rape, incest, gender identity, murder, and child abuse collide in this new retelling of Harper Lee’s American classic To Kill a Mockingbird.
An iceberg floats onstage. Within it we see magic scenes of family strife flashing before us. Why isn’t Crystal like other kids? Why is she so different? You get the picture.
A Chorus Line was first produced in 1975. It ran for years on Broadway. There was a motion picture. Now, you have the chance to see this classic musical in a fine production at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, but you only have until July 10 to see it. Don’t miss it.
Bucks County Playhouse is now presenting Harvey Fierstein’s and Cyndi Lauper’s Broadway smash hit Kinky Boots until July 30.
The iconic Broadway hit Hairspray is now at the Miller Theater until May 22. The Miller Theater is the new name of the former Merriam Theater. Hairspray: The Musical is based upon the hit film by John Waters. The cast, sets, costumes, live orchestra and cast are a dream come true. Don’t miss it! Hairspray…
Philadelphia Ballet presented Hans van Manen Humankind May 12-15, 2022, at the Academy of Music.
Verdi’s Rigoletto is now being presented by Opera Philadelphia at Philadelphia’s Academy of Music until May 8. In short, the opera is a rousing affair, beautifully sung by young talents, a phenomenal men’s chorus, and thrillingly conducted by Corrado Rovaris. Its weakest link is its muddled, anachronistic direction.
The Dover String Quartet appeared at Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall, at Princeton University on Thursday, April 7, 2022. Their program featured Haydn’s String Quartet in D Major, Op. 64, No. 5 “The Lark” (1790), Shostakovich’s String Quartet No. 4 in D Major, Op. 83 (1949), and Mendelssohn’s String Quartet No, 5 in E-flat Major, Op.…