It’s rapid-fire Rossini. That’s what Opera Philadelphia is saying about the Barber of Seville – it’s opener for the 40th season.
Company founder and artistic director Kun-Yang Lin started the group in New York, but moved it to Philadelphia after falling in love with the city.
“These are some of the biggest works we’ve ever brought to Philadelphia,” says Nick Stuccio, producing director of the 2014 lineup.
Books beyond count have been written about World War II – it’s cause, execution and effect.
To punctuate a program titled “The Year of the Bard: Shakespeare at 450,” the Free Library teamed up with the Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre for a birthday party with cake, jugglers, and action sequences.
Titled, Native American Voices: The People – Here and Now, the exhibit provides a contemporary, real world view of the world through the eyes of Native American people living, leading and thriving today.
With more than 150 performances, this year’s festival promises to take you there and back.
In Philadelphia, there are several book clubs that fit not just all tastes, but also many different schedules.