Azuka Theatre Presents the Philadelphia Premier and New Professional Production of BOB: A Life in Five Acts Feb 27 to March 17, 2019

Azuka Theatre Presents the Philadelphia Premier and New Professional Production of BOB: A Life in Five Acts Feb 27 to March 17, 2019

Azuka Theatre presents the return of the Virginia & Harvey Kimmel New Professionals Production with the Philadelphia Premiere of BOB: A Life in Five Acts by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb. BOB chronicles the highly unusual life of Bob and his lifelong quest to become a "Great Man." The play is a comedic exploration of American mythology and values, the treacherous pursuit of happiness, and discovering what it means to be truly "great." This everyman tale is directed by Michael Osinski, who previously directed Azuka’s Moth.  This new professional’s production features the rising talent of Paul Harrold, Sabriaya Shipley, Frank Jimenez, Claris Park and Dan D’Albis. BOB runs from February 27 to March 17, with opening night set for Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 7:00pm.

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Philadelphia Zoo Announces Creatures of Habitat: A Gazillion Piece Animal Adventure and the Spring Return of the Zoo Key

Philadelphia Zoo Announces Creatures of Habitat: A Gazillion Piece Animal Adventure and the Spring Return of the Zoo Key

Philadelphia Zoo (3400 W Girard Avenue) will kick-off spring of 2019 with an exciting new exhibit, the return of a Philadelphia tradition, and a new food destination. 

Starting Saturday, April 6, 2019, guests will be invited to experience Creatures of Habitat and take a fantastical adventure visiting 12 amazing life-size LEGO® brick vignettes situated throughout the Zoo. This gazillion piece journey shares the issues animals are facing around the world and spotlights the heroes working to save them.  Each life-sized LEGO® brick scene is intricately fashioned from thousands of LEGO® bricks and is on exhibit only at Philadelphia Zoo through September 30th.

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Billy Idol and Steve Stevens Bring Turned On, Tuned In and Unplugged Duo Tour to Parx Casino Xcite Center on March 30, 2019

Billy Idol and Steve Stevens Bring Turned On, Tuned In and Unplugged Duo Tour to Parx Casino Xcite Center on March 30, 2019

Billy Idol and Steve Stevens, one of rock’s most iconic and enduring duos, will hit the road this March for their first ever tour performing as a duo: Turned On, Tuned In and Unplugged. The Billy Idol/Steve Stevens tour hits the Xcite Center at Parx Casino®,  Pennsylvania’s #1 casino, on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 8:00pm. Doors will open one hour before the show.

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Parx Casino Welcomes Superstars Reba McEntire, Foreigner and Jay Leno

Parx Casino Welcomes Superstars Reba McEntire, Foreigner and Jay Leno

Parx Casino®,  Pennsylvania’s #1 casino, announce three brand shows for the Xcite Center for this winter and spring. Bucks County and Philadelphia will be seeing stars with performances by music, comedy and TV giants Reba McEntire, Foreigner and Jay Leno. Iconic entertainer and award-winning superstar McEntire returns to Parx on Saturday, March 9th. Foreigner brings their catalog of top of rock and roll hits and anthems to Bucks County on Saturday, May 4th. Comedy and late-night TV giant Jay Leno brings the laughs to the Xcite Center on Saturday, May 11th. Tickets for all shows go on sale at www.parxcasino.com/xcitecenter on Friday, January 25, 2019 at 11:00am. 

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Theatre Philadelphia Announces 2nd Annual Philly Theatre Week with 100 Events February 7 to 17, 2019

Theatre Philadelphia Announces 2nd Annual Philly Theatre Week with 100 Events February 7 to 17, 2019

Theatre Philadelphia proudly announces the return of Philly Theatre Week with 81 organizations, 100 events and 315+ performances between February 7 to 17, 2019. This new 10-day celebration will showcase the vibrant and diverse theatre scene in the tristate region, and help make theatre even more accessible to the community. Participating organizations range from professional regional theatres, to local community theaters, to self-producing artists, and everything in between.

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The Bercy in Ardmore Hosts First-Ever Children's Tea in Paris Featuring the Nutcracker by the PA Academy of Ballet

The Bercy in Ardmore Hosts First-Ever Children's Tea in Paris Featuring the Nutcracker by the PA Academy of Ballet

The Bercy (7 Lancaster Avenue) celebrates their first holiday season in Ardmore and on the Main Line with a very special new tradition for families. On Saturday, December 22, 2018, The Bercy will partner with The Pennsylvania Academy of Ballet for the first Children's Tea in Paris, from 12:00pm to 3:00pm. Families are invited to enjoy a special tea service seating on the upper Mezzanine with traditional finger sandwiches, pastries and fresh-baked offerings from The Bercy's own kitchen. Following tea and sandwiches, participants will enjoy selections from the Nutcracker by the Academy, followed by special make-your-own take-away gift bags.

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New Year's Eve in Philadelphia with Top Parties, Dinners and Concerts to Ring in 2019

New Year's Eve in Philadelphia with Top Parties, Dinners and Concerts to Ring in 2019

Get out and celebrate on New Year's Eve in Philadelphia and the Main Line with thirty-five top NYE parties, dinners, special events, count-downs, concerts, champagne toasts - and much more. Aversa PR clients will count down to 2019 in a big way in every neighborhood from South Philadelphia to South Street, Old City to Rittenhouse, University City to Midtown Village, Exton to Ardmore -and beyond.

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Inis Nua Theatre Presents American Premier of Box Clever by Monsay Whitney February 6 to 24, 2019

Inis Nua Theatre Presents American Premier of Box Clever by Monsay Whitney February 6 to 24, 2019

Inis Nua Theatre presents English playwright Monsay Whitney’s Box Clever for its American premiere, directed by Artistic Director Tom Reing. In a women’s shelter in London, headstrong, mouthy and maybe a little crazy Marnie struggles to take care of her four-year-old daughter in a moving and relevant dark comedy. This edgy two-hander stars Inis newcomer Ruby Wolf as Marnie, and Inis alum Rachel Brodeur playing all other roles. Previews begin Wednesday, February 6, with opening night on Friday, February 8.

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Azuka Theatre Continues to Champion Local Philadelphia Voices with New Playwrights' Group Featuring Production Commitment

Azuka Theatre Continues to Champion Local Philadelphia Voices with New Playwrights' Group Featuring Production Commitment

Hot on the heels of receiving the Independence Award for Outstanding Production of a New Play (The Gap by Emma Goidel) at The Barrymore Awards, Azuka Theatre announces a new writers’ program designed to develop new works by Philadelphia playwrights. Azuka has long been a champion for local voices and this new writer’s group represents the next level of support. New Pages gives local playwrights a unique writer-centric space to develop their work. Based on the needs and processes of the individuals in the group, New Pages seeks to support Philadelphia playwrights from the spark of an idea to a production-ready script. Azuka Theatre has committed to producing one play per season by a writer from this group for the next three years, beginning in its 2019-2020 season. This is the first writers group in Philadelphia to make a commitment for full productions, and Azuka hopes to not only foster playwrights as they build full bodies of work, but to help them deepen their roots in the Philadelphia theatre community.

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Philadelphia Artists' Collective Presents 'Tis Pity She's a Whore by John Ford March 28 - April 14, 2019 at Philadelphia Boy's Choir

Philadelphia Artists' Collective Presents 'Tis Pity She's a Whore by John Ford March 28 - April 14, 2019 at Philadelphia Boy's Choir

Philadelphia Artists’ Collective (PAC) continues its 2018-19 season with ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore by John Ford.  Jessica Bedford will direct a cast of thirteen actors – Monroe Barrick, Brandon Castillo, Trevor Fayle, Nathan Foley, Stephanie Hodge, Annette Kaplafka, John Lopes, Eric Mills, David Pica, Ebony Pullum, Amanda Jill Robinson, Abdul Sesay and Josh Totora.  Theatre critics and members of the press are invited to request tickets by contacting the PAC box office at (267) 521-2210. The show runs Thursday, March 28 through Sunday, April 14, 2019

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