a raisin in the sun at the arden… for tweens and teens?
go see robin hood at the arden!
As part of the human experience, we all have them. Big, small, scary, unattainable, tangible. Of the past, present and future. Borrowing her title from Langston Hughes, Lorraine Hansberry’s production at the Arden Theater captures Hughes’s Harlem in a way no other production has. In the words of Langston Hughes, “What happens to a dream […]
the arden’s charlotte’s web: rave reviews
The title speaks for itself. Or at least, it should. Really, when we hear of a new show coming to the Arden Theatre, my kids are totally excited to go and see it. Because they KNOW it will be good, and so do I. As we’ve discussed before, the Arden does children’s theater […]
philadelphia dance theatre nutcracker review
Last weekend, our family had the enormous pleasure of attending opening night at the Arden Theatre’s production of Charlotte’s Web. It was fantastic. I’ve always been a big fan of this sweet story (aside from the central murder plot), seeing it come to life Arden-style was a treat. We love The Arden! It’s kid-friendly without […]
Pastorius Concert Review- West Philly Orchestra
I grew up in the Philadelphia area, and when I was young, the big treat each holiday season was my trip to Wannamaker’s (yes, I’m that old) light show and then to see the Nutracker. You know, THE Nutcracker. Downtown. Pennsylvania Ballet. Ballanchine. That little intro. is to let you know that I have high […]
Papa GAP’s Pastorius Park Concert Review
What fun music! Although we only caught the first set of the West Philadelphia Orchestra at last night’s Pastorius Park concert, we all really enjoyed hearing them. The band’s cast of characters were all casually dressed, looking like they could have jumped out of the audience, but they were definitely ON once they started playing. […]
The 63rd annual Pastorius Park summer concert series started with a twang as noted singer/songwriter Jeffrey Gaines proved that rock ‘n roll is more about soul than amplification, with his powerful solo performance. Surrounded by evergreens and 20 or so haphazardly strung lights, the Harrisburg native commented to the crowd that he was here ‘to participate in the event, not dominate […]