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Holiday in Old City
Ring in the holidays with this festive program! Benjamin Britten’s Ceremony of Carols, works by John Rutter, David Conte, Steve Heitzeg, Herbert Fromm, Conrad Susa, and more. Parker Kitterman, conducting.

presented by Singing City
12/2017/17 - 12/2017/17
'Twas the Night Before Christmas
Join Dancefusion’s for its magical production of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas! Featuring the professional modern dance company Dancefusion, junior company fusion2 and over 50 students from the Gwendolyn Bye Dance Center.   Families will delighted in this enchanting interpretation of the Clement Moore 1822 poem, “A Visit from Saint Nicholas,” complete with pirouetting sugar plums, frolicking mice, prancing reindeer and a Christmas tree that all come to life for a midnight romp after all have settled in “for a long winter’s nap.” Let’s not forget a visit from Santa Clause himself!   Bring family, friends, neighbors and all and have yourself a fantastic holiday ball!

presented by Dancefusion
12/2017/16 - 12/2017/16
A Cappella Pops - Be of Good Cheer Holiday Concert
Known for their exquisite harmonies and dynamic flair, A Capella Pops has been entertaining audiences around the region and beyond for more than fifteen fabulous years.   They’ve sung at Carnegie Hall, the White House and just about everywhere in between. This will be their first performance at Montgomery County Community College. Please join them for a fun-filled and unforgettable musical experience.   Special Guests for this performance will include the Montgomery County Community College Chamber Choir, led by Professor Andrew Kosciesza.

presented by Montgomery County Community College
12/2017/17 - 12/2017/17
A Very Mary Christmas: A Divine Musical Comedy
Drag favorite Mimi Imfurst stars as Madonna (The Virgin Mary, that is) in this divine musical comedy. Over 2000 years ago in the little hillside town of Bethlehem a miraculous birth occurred. You might think you know the real story, but you don't.   Jesus' mother sets the record straight in this boozy, Vegas-style musical retelling of the birth and life of the young Jesus Christ. This inspiring holiday show features original music, plus so-wrong-it's-right parodies of holiday favorites and Top 40 hits by the likes of Mariah Carey, Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Rihanna and the other Madonna.   And this year, Mary will finally reveal a deep, dark secret she has been keeping... one that may change the holidays forever!

presented by RUBA Club
12/2017/17 - 12/2017/17
ContempraDANCE Theatre Company "Philly Nutt Crak-Up"
By popular demand, ContempraDANCE Theatre’s “Philly Nutt Crak-Up” is back at the Painted Bride in Philadelphia for another season of sheer entertainment. Join the infamous Rappin SugarPlum Fairy, battling Hip Hoppin Rats, City Hall Dolls, Captain Philadelphia and Liberty Belle-Anne, as they are sure to amaze audiences with this "nutty" take-off of the classic Nutcracker.   Philly Nutt Crak Up is based on an original rap song written by the SugarPlum Fairy herself. With her, you will travel to the Kingdom of Prussia and witness feats of theatrical entertainment including superheros, kung-fu fighting, dancing and performances by the Penn's Angels and our very own Rocky with the South Street Rocky-Ettes. "Wonder Woman" will also return this year with super charged battling power to entertain you! "Philly Nutt Crak-Up" is filled with references to local Philadelphia places, personalities, foods and skylines, combining comedy, hip-hop, jazz, modern and ballet dance creating a memorable event for our audience.   Philly Nutt Crak-Up features the choreography of critically acclaimed Artistic Director Gail Vartanian as well as renowned hip hop artist from throughout the area. “Philly Nutt Crak-Up" has been featured in Philadelphia Magazine, Dance Magazine, the City Paper, a feature segment on Channel 6 ABC’s Prime Time Weekly show, NBC's 10 show and Channel 17’s Eye Opener segment. New acts, new faces! Fun for all ages, even your DAD.   You don't want to miss this one! http://contempradance.com/theatre/thtr_video13.html Opening night fun!!…. Meet the Nutty cast after the Friday evening show and mingle with the dancers! Pre-show!!... join us Friday and Saturday evening at 6:30 for wine, beer and cheese! Saturday and Sunday!!...Get autographs and photos taken with your favorite characters after the matinees! ContempraDANCE Theatre website: www.contempradancetheatre.org

presented by ContempraDANCE Theatre Company
12/2017/15 - 12/2017/17
NEXTMOVE Dance presents Ronald K. Brown/Evidence, A Dance Company
Known for its joyful and powerful multi-layered works, Ronald K. Brown/Evidence, A Dance Company performs the Philadelphia premiere of New Conversations: First Look (2017).   This work was created in collaboration with multi-Grammy Award winning jazz composer Arturo O’Farrill and Ronald K. Brown Artistic Director/Founder. It is built on Ochosi- a Cuban Orissa that is a hunter and has male and female appearances. It speaks to the humanity, politics and interconnectiveness of heritage in the Diaspora.   Brown is recognized for his masterly fusion of African dance, contemporary dance and spoken word. A Guggenheim Fellow, Brown holds the distinction of setting a full evening of works on the celebrated Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Brown’s program spanning 20 years of his visionary works also includes Ebony Magazine: To A Village (1996), Torch (2013), and Four Corners (2014).   The New York Times notes, “The power of Ronald K. Brown’s choreography lies in its myriad layers. There is an undeniable way his propulsive movement crosses beyond the stage. Yes this is the rare choreographer who makes you want to get up and dance.”   Visit www.nextmovedance.org

presented by NextMove Dance
12/2017/14 - 12/2017/17
Tango Fire
International Tango superstar German Cornejo’s dance troupe The Tango Fire Company of Buenos Aires is a true global phenomenon and the world’s leading Tango company. The art of Tango has never been so superb and dynamic, with multiple sell out performances across the globe over the past 12 years and a YouTube audience in excess of 20 million people worldwide, German Cornejo’s extraordinary choreography and vision has captured the world’s imagination. German Cornejo’s Tango Fire, encompasses and defines all that is Argentine Tango; dancing which sizzles with sensuality, accompanied by the unforgettable music and song of the great Tango masters including Piazzolla, Pugliese and Gardel. As one of the world’s most popular dance forms, this exhilarating show combines the rawness and sophistication, seductive and sultry side of Tango, evoking the intoxicating passion of late night Buenos Aires.

presented by Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
01/2018/31 - 01/2018/31
The Erotic Literary Salon/Adult Sex-Ed Salon: A Sanctuary for Verbal Sexual Expression
"This is the most fun I have had for the least amount of money....Great place to take a date....Met so many nice people (single woman)....Finally had my unusual sex questions answered by an expert..." Come hear what all of Philadelphia, the Daily News, Philadelphia Inquirer & Philadelphia Magazine have been talking about since 2008. Susana Mayer, Ph.D. is the creator & host of this comfortable & safe space. Hear erotica & sex memoirs. NO CENSORSHIP. Participate as a reader, storyteller, spoken-word performer, or just come to listen, enjoy & applaud. Prior to readings: Adult Sex-Ed, lead by Dr. Mayer Sexologist & co-host Walter. Answers to your anonymous questions are audience driven, along with Dr. Mayer’s academic input. Eccentric Walter keeps this session most lively with his quirky sense of humor. Frances, resident centenarian (100-yrs young in 2017) stopped reading at the Salon in 2015 – those stairs! However, Dr. Mayer updates the Salon attendees with Frances’ lovelife.

presented by The Erotic Literary Salon
10/2017/17 - 05/2018/15
The Craftsman
From the ashes of World War II, Dutch patriots discover that one of their own – a rich and reputable art dealer – has sold rare Vermeer paintings to the Nazis. Accused of treason and on trial for his life, he must decide whether to destroy his own reputation or to reveal bigger secrets behind these works that the Dutch consider national treasures. Commissioned and developed through the Lantern's New Works Initiative, this world premiere by celebrated Philadelphia playwright Bruce Graham spins a darkly ironic tale of ambition, genius, and deception. WORLD PREMIERE By Bruce Graham Directed by M. Craig Getting

presented by Lantern Theater Company
11/2017/09 - 12/2017/17
My Fair Lady
In My Fair Lady, Henry Higgins, a celebrated professor of phonetics, makes a bet that he can pass off a lower-class flower girl from Covent Garden as a duchess at the Embassy Ball. By dressing her in expensive clothing, improving her manners, and teaching her how to speak correctly, Higgins transforms Eliza Doolittle into a lady.   Following the Greek myth of Pygmalion, Higgins becomes enamored with his creation, now the most eligible lady in London. Adapted from George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion, with songs by Lerner and Loewe, My Fair Lady is known as “the perfect musical.” The production will explore who owns the English language, what remains of the 20th century's rigid class system and what is independence for a modern woman?

presented by Quintessence Theatre Group
11/2017/15 - 12/2017/17
Cooking with the Calamari Sisters
The original Calamari Sisters production is in town! Hilarity, delicious dishes and two over-the-top plus-size Italian Sisters from Brooklyn (stars of their very own fictional cable television show) take you on a Tour de Force of Italian, pop & show tunes and cuisine as they sing (Volare, Botcha – Me and much more), dance, joke, and laugh through a very special cooking lesson! Straight from sold out engagements across the country, Delphine & Carmela perform outrageous musical numbers, while designing their latest culinary offerings.   Don't be surprised if they get a bit naughty when they update their treasured family recipes with saucy secrets and anecdotes that will leave you rolling in the aisles. And who knows? You may get a chance to sample these two sisters' kitchen creations.   Be prepared to eat your heart out and laugh until your sides hurt.

presented by Penn's Landing Playhouse
12/2017/15 - 12/2017/16
Celebrating Legacy Concert with Saxophonist James Carter at Penn Museum
Join us for an amazing evening of music and fellowship as we honor community and cultural legacy at the Penn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology with World-Renowned Saxophonist James Carter with the Modern Renaissance Music Collective featuring Louis Taylor, Daryl Burgee, Owen Valentine aka Fiidla and Adam Faulk. Entrance to the museum exhibits are included in price of ticket. ​

presented by Modern Renaissance Jazz
12/2017/19 - 12/2017/19
Lydie Breeze Trilogy Part I: Cold Harbor
The Lydie Breeze Trilogy begins in 1864 on the raging battlefields of Cold Harbor, the bloodiest of the Civil War. Lydie nurses thousands of dying men, safeguarding their valuables to deliver back home to their loved ones. There, she meets Amos, Dan, and Joshua, and together they try to circumvent the madness of General Grant to find a truce. Their adventures uncover whaling ships and mutinies, talking pigs and buzzard gods, the Underground Railroad, and long buried family secrets. In the chaos of war, they forge a vision of a new life and a new America. With a cast of 20 actor-musicians, live music composed by Cynthia Hopkins and Jay Ansill, and a watery landscape by set designer Marketa Fantova, Guare’s trilogy begins with this explosively dynamic adventure play. Jump aboard, the journey begins…

presented by EgoPo Classic Theater
01/2018/31 - 02/2018/11
Nutcracker Sweets: Dancing & Desserts
Step into the Land of Sweets as Ballet 180 presents their debut production of Nutcracker Sweets, a fun and fresh take on the classic story that combines live dance with delicious desserts for audience members to enjoy.   Great for dance fans and foodies alike! Dreamy dancing delights come to life to the familiar sounds of Nutcracker in a swinging, big band style performance that features Ballet 180 professional dancers and school students from elementary levels and up. This entertaining take on the Nutcracker’s Land of Sweets is sure to delight fans of all ages! Join us a half hour before the show for story time and photos with the Sugarplum Fairy.

presented by Ballet 180
12/2017/16 - 12/2017/16
Revolutionary Christmas
It's Christmas 1776. As Philadelphia's most illustrious citizens and visitors gather for a service at Christ Church, they must balance the joy of the season with the fear of the Revolution. How did they do it? Join Christ Church Historian and Senior Tour Guide Neil Ronk for a genuine colonial experience as he offers a Christmas tour that considers the angst and awe surrounding America's founders. Offered for three nights only, the candlelit trip through time will lead you under the original 1744 chandelier, past the pews of George Washington and Betsy Ross, and over the memorial tablets marking the burial vaults of early American families. Located at 2nd and Market Street in Old City, Christ Church is Philadelphia's earliest buildings from the Revolutionary Era.

presented by Christ Church Philadelphia
12/2017/08 - 12/2017/29
Handel Messiah Philadelphia
1749 Covent Garden Version Soloists: Andrea Lauren Brown (soprano), Jody Kidwell (alto), Dana Wilson (tenor), Ed Bara (bass) A Philadelphia tradition! On original Baroque instruments, Handel’s Messiah celebrates the Story of the Season. Bright trumpets, grand voices of choristers and dazzling soloists excite and uplift. From hushed airs to the great “Hallelujah Chorus,” and the final, majestic “Amen,” this is truly Christmas at its best.

presented by Vox Ama Deus
12/2017/15 - 12/2017/15
Handel Messiah Wayne
1749 Covent Garden Version Soloists: Andrea Lauren Brown (soprano), Jody Kidwell (alto), Dana Wilson (tenor), Ed Bara (bass) A Philadelphia tradition! On original Baroque instruments, Handel’s Messiah celebrates the Story of the Season. Bright trumpets, grand voices of choristers and dazzling soloists excite and uplift. From hushed airs to the great “Hallelujah Chorus,” and the final, majestic “Amen,” this is truly Christmas at its best.

presented by Vox Ama Deus
12/2017/17 - 12/2017/17
Forever Gershwin
All Gershwin Program! Soloist: Peter Donohoe (piano) George Gershwin: Primrose Overture Variations on “I Got Rhythm” Cuban Overture Second Rhapsody(New York Rhapsody) Gershwin in Hollywood (medley of favorite Gershwin tunes) Rhapsody in Blue Our January concert again celebrates the music of George Gershwin, the composer who can be credited with bringing jazz rhythms into the concert hall. Acclaimed British piano virtuoso Peter Donohoe returns to dazzle us anew with his keyboard brilliance as he performs Gershwin’s famous piano works on a Bösendorfer Imperial Grand Piano. The program will feature both the Rhapsody in Blue and the Second Rhapsody, which has only recently begun to receive the acclaim it deserves. Also featured: Cuban Overture, Variations on “I Got Rhythm”, Primrose Overture and others. This concert regularly sells out, so order your tickets early. This ever-popular annual tradition will leave you smiling!

presented by Vox Ama Deus
01/2018/05 - 01/2018/05
Cooking with the Calamari Sisters - Holiday
The original Calamari Sisters production is in town! Hilarity, delicious dishes and two over-the-top plus-size Italian Sisters from Brooklyn (stars of their very own fictional cable television show) take you on a Tour de Force of Italian, pop & show tunes and cuisine as they sing (Volare, Botcha – Me and much more), dance, joke, and laugh through a very special cooking lesson!   Straight from sold out engagements across the country, Delphine & Carmela perform outrageous musical numbers, while designing their latest culinary offerings. Don't be surprised if they get a bit naughty when they update their treasured family recipes with saucy secrets and anecdotes that will leave you rolling in the aisles. And who knows? You may get a chance to sample these two sisters' kitchen creations.   Be prepared to eat your heart out and laugh until your sides hurt.

presented by Penn's Landing Playhouse
11/2017/24 - 12/2017/16
Annie
Leapin' Lizards! Celebrate the holiday season with one of the world's best-loved musicals! Annie is a spunky orphan in 1930s New York City determined to find her parents. In one fun-filled adventure after another, Annie foils Miss Hannigan's evil schemes, befriends President Roosevelt, and finds a new home with billionaire Oliver Warbucks, his personal secretary Grace, and a lovable mutt named Sandy. This Tony Award-winning Best Musical for the entire family features some of the greatest musical theatre hits ever written including "It's the Hard Knock Life," "Easy Street," "I Don't Need Anything But You," plus the eternal anthem of optimism, "Tomorrow." Annie will fill your heart with joy!

presented by Walnut Street Theatre
11/2017/07 - 01/2018/07
Peter Pan at Arden Theatre
Single tickets available now! November 22 - January 21 On the F. Otto Haas Stage Ever since J.M. Barrie's story first appeared in 1904, countless versions have been produced on stage and in film. Now, Arden Children's Theatre presents a brand-new production that celebrates the joy of storytelling and the power of imagination. Join Peter on his adventure to Neverland, a magical island where there are no parents, no chores, and fairies and pirates rule! Introduce your children and grandchildren to the characters you loved from J.M. Barrie's timeless masterpiece: Wendy Darling, Tinker Bell, Captain Hook, a horde of mischievous Lost Boys, Nana the dog, and – last but not least – a very hungry, ticking crocodile.

presented by Arden Theatre Company
11/2017/22 - 01/2018/21
A Dream is a Wish: Princess Holiday Concert
December 17, 2017 Once upon a time, our doors opened wide to introduce the joy of live theatre to the youngest new audiences with music, princesses, and a party.   A Dream Is a Wish: Princess Holiday Concert is a live concert sing-along, featuring nine Princesses including Princess Sofia, Cinderella, Elsa, Mulan, Moana, Belle, and others. Cinderella is having a holiday celebration with her friends and the youngest, Princess Sofia, wants to learn from the other Princesses how to be the best she can be as she grows up! They teach her that even though life will present obstacles, everyone’s path is different, and if she is true to herself, she will find her way.   A Dream Is a Wish features over 15 holiday and popular movie-musical songs, including the titular song, “A Dream Is A Wish,” “Let It Go,” “Beauty and the Beast,” “Jingle Bells,” “Winter Wonderland,” and “When Will My Life Begin.

presented by Philadelphia Theatre Company
12/2017/17 - 12/2017/17
A Play, a Pie, and a Pint presents: The Art of Swimming
A Play, A Pie and A Pint® is reminiscent of the great pub theatres in the UK. One-act shows are served up with pies (pizza) and pints (beer or soda), included in the low ticket price. Seating is cabaret-style, at tables. A 'happy hour' theatre, with shows at 6:30pm, we create a theatre experience that's “brilliantly casual.”™ ABOUT THE SHOW: A single actor takes us on an imaginative adventure to rediscover the story of Mercedes Gleitze, one of the great athlete-celebrities of her time. In 1927, after 26-year-old Gleitze successfully swims the 20-mile crossing of the frigid English Channel, an even greater challenge emerges. Detractors—skeptical of women’s athleticism—claim her achievement is a hoax, setting Gleitze on a course that would forever change both her life and the perceptions of women in sports. Told with inventive props, enchanting surprises, and accompanied by live music, The Art of Swimming will inspire anyone who has ever tested the motto, “Nothing great is easy.”

presented by Tiny Dynamite
12/2017/06 - 12/2017/17
The Diary of Anne Frank
The Diary of Anne Frank By Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett Newly adapted by Wendy Kesselman Directed by David Bradley February 21 - March 31, 2018 Leonard C. Haas Stage In a cramped, secret annex, eight Jews attempt to evade Nazi deportation. One of them, a teenage girl with a gift for writing, chronicles their harrowing experiences in her diary. Our production, featuring a multi-racial cast, honors her tragic story as it speaks to today's increasingly nationalistic world.

presented by People's Light
02/2018/21 - 03/2018/31
Romeo and Juliet: A Requiem
By William Shakespeare Conceived for Six Actors by Zak Berkman and Samantha Reading Directed by Samantha Reading April 25 - May 27, 2018 Leonard C. Haas Stage at People's Light Romeo and Juliet didn't have to die. In this inventive six-actor version of Shakespeare’s play, the traumatized parents, Friar, and Nurse relive the passions and perils of their star-crossed children. This classic tale of balconies and battlegrounds becomes a vibrant act of truth and reconciliation.

presented by People's Light
04/2018/25 - 05/2018/27
Aladdin: A Musical Panto
November 15, 2017 - January 7, 2018 By Pete Pryor and Samantha Reading Music & Lyrics by Michael Ogborn Directed by Pete Pryor Leonard C. Haas Stage at People's Light Your favorite holiday tradition! When the young ne’er-do-well Aladdin and his animal pals find a mysterious lamp, a hilarious adventure begins. Cheer our heroes as they rescue Princess Mai Tai, fly a magic carpet, and plot with the beloved Dame, Widow Twankey, to save their village of Paolistein from the clutches of the evil villain Fu. This rollicking musical romp “beats a sugar rush any day” (The Philadelphia Inquirer).

presented by People's Light
11/2017/15 - 01/2018/07
BalletX Spring Series 2018
Three of today’s most celebrated choreographers, Trey McIntyre, Darrell Grand Moultrie, and Matthew Neenan return to BalletX for a captivating bill of world premieres.   Trey McIntyre has created over 100 world premiere works on some of the world’s most prestigious companies, including Stuttgart Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, and New York City Ballet. His 2016 BalletX premiere, Big Ones, set to the music of Amy Winehouse, was praised by The New York Times as “wacky, eccentric and fabulous.”   New York-based choreographer Darrell Grand Moultrie has created work on Colorado Ballet, Atlanta Ballet, and Dance Theatre of Harlem. Most recently, Moultrie was tapped to choreograph for Grammy Award winner Beyonce’s Mrs. Carter World Tour, one of the highest-grossing tours of the decade.   The series will also feature the return of Matthew Neenan’s 2014 work Increasing, inspired by the richness and intensity of music by Franz Schubert.

presented by BalletX
03/2018/07 - 03/2018/18
Musical Thrones, a parody
February 9 & 10, 2018 Sail into Westeros for the musical send-up of a century! Musical Thrones is a giddy and raucous parody of the Emmy Award-winning HBO show, Game of Thrones. Sing and dance along with Daenerys, her dragons, and many other beloved and be-hated characters as they engage in savagery, sex, and earth-shattering plot twists in the Seven Kingdoms.

presented by Philadelphia Theatre Company
02/2018/09 - 02/2018/10
Le Doulos
Dir. Jean-Pierre Melville, France, 1963, 108 min., b&w, French w/ English subtitles Jean-Pierre Melville Centennial (1917-2017) Maurice (Serge Reggiani) is fresh out of prison and looking to pay a debt with an easy heist. But when the cops thwart the gangster's plans, he suspects Silien (Jean-Paul Belmondo) for a doulos - a stoolpigeon. “One evening in January, 1957, my friend [and agent] Jean Rossignol, phoned me to say “I have a book for you.” He sent me the press proofs of a novel due out in the Série Noir collection entitled Le Doulos. l was immediately taken with it, not so much by the form, which was episodic and Montmartre-set, which I didn’t respect, but by the spirit.” – Jean-Pierre Melville

presented by International House Philadelphia
12/2017/14 - 12/2017/14
Army of Shadows
Dir. Jean-Pierre Melville, France, 1969, 145 min., French w/ English subtitles Jean-Pierre Melville Centennial (1917-2017) This masterpiece by Jean-Pierre Melville about the French Resistance went unreleased in the United States for thirty-seven years, until its triumphant theatrical debut in 2006. Atmospheric and gripping, Army of Shadows is Melville’s most personal film, featuring Lino Ventura, Paul Meurisse, Jean-Pierre Cassel, and the incomparable Simone Signoret as intrepid underground fighters who must grapple with their conception of honor in their battle against Hitler’s regime. Army of Shadows will be introduced by Philippe C. Met, Professor of Romance Languages/Chair, French and Francophone Studies at the University of Pennsylvania

presented by International House Philadelphia
12/2017/15 - 12/2017/15
Le cercle rouge
Dir. Jean-Pierre Melville, France, 1970, 140 min., French w/ English subtitles Jean-Pierre Melville Centennial (1917-2017) Alain Delon plays a master thief, fresh out of prison, who crosses paths with a notorious escapee (Gian Maria Volonté) and an alcoholic ex-cop (Yves Montand). The unlikely trio plot a heist, against impossible odds, until a relentless inspector and their own pasts seal their fates. Jean-Pierre Melville’s Le cercle rouge combines honorable antiheroes, coolly atmospheric cinematography, and breathtaking set pieces to create a masterpiece of crime cinema.

presented by International House Philadelphia
12/2017/16 - 12/2017/16
Un Flic
Dir. Jean-Pierre Melville, France, 1972, 98 min., French w/ English Subtitles Jean-Pierre Melville Centennial (1917-2017) Edouard Coleman (Alain Delon) spends his days and nights chasing criminals, but doesn’t see the crook right under his nose. Simon (Richard Crenna), a smooth nightclub owner, works with a small crew to execute daring heists with big payoffs, while the beautiful Cathy (Catherine Deneuve) is torn between them. As cop and criminal do what they do best, paths converge and old scores must be settled. The 13th and final film from Gallic great Melville (Bob Le Flambeur, Army of Shadows) doubles-down the ice-blue look that had been the director’s signature in Le Samourai and Le Cercle Rouge, both starring the equally cool Delon.

presented by International House Philadelphia
12/2017/16 - 12/2017/16
The Wizard of Oz by Family Stages
The Wizard of Oz takes the stage at the fabulous Ambler Theater. In this imaginative, cleverly staged production, two actors play all the characters! The action and the costumes fly fast and furiously as Dorothy and Toto make their way down The Yellow Brick Road. The scarecrow, tin man and lion are all there, along with witches, good and wicked, and of course The Wizard, himself. There is great fun for all ages in this sparkling one hour show!

presented by Family Stages
12/2017/09 - 12/2017/27