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Central High School Students Attend Philadelphia Opera’s ‘Don Carlo’ Starring A Central Alumnus

Central High School students studying music and the Italian language attended the final dress rehearsal of Verdi’s grand opera, Don Carlo, at the Philadelphia Academy of Music Wednesday.

04/22/2015

Dancers at Philadelphia's High School for Creative and Performing Arts learned "Dirty Dancing" scenes from cast members currently performing in the musical, now playing at the Academy of Music. (credit: Hadas Kuznits/KYW)

Cast Members From Stage Musical Dirty Dancing Teach Dance Class At Local High School

High school students in the dance department of Philadelphia’s Creative and Performing Arts High School were treated to a special master class Thursday afternoon.

03/26/2015

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‘Annie’ At The Academy Of Music

Frances Egler, the director of Broadway Philadelphia and programming and co-presentations at the Kimmel Center, shared a preview of the iconic Broadway smash hit, “Annie.”

03/07/2015

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‘Swan Lake’ At The Academy Of Music

Angel Corella, the artistic director of Pennsylvania Ballet, gives an overview of “Swan Lake,” performed March 5th through the 15th at the Academy of Music.

02/21/2015

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Abracadabra! Your Best Magic Trick Could Land You A Spot In A Show At The Academy Of Music

The winner of this contest will earn a chance to appear on stage with illusionist Adam Trent

02/15/2015

Bosie (Reed Luplau) haunts the memory of Oscar Wilde (David Daniels) throughout the opera. (credit: Ken Howard/Santa Fe Opera)

‘Oscar’ At The Academy Of Music

Opera Philadelphia presents “Oscar,” starting February 6th at the Academy of Music.

01/24/2015

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‘Motown The Musical’ At The Academy Of Music

Frances Egler, the director of Broadway Philadelphia programming and co-presentations at the Kimmel Center, spoke to KYW Newsradio about the journey of Berry Gordy, which became “Motown the Musical.”

12/20/2014

(Dress rehearsal of "The Nutcracker," at the Academy of Music.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Pa. Ballet Gives Free Dress-Rehearsal Peek at ‘Nutcracker’ to 1,200 Philadelphia Students

Each year, the Pennsylvania Ballet gives students from kindergarten through eighth grade — many of whom come from low income communities — a chance to witness the wonders of the stage and this holiday classic.

12/05/2014

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Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Nov. 25

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

11/25/2014

Evita

‘Evita’ At The Academy Of Music

This weekend, it’s Broadway on Broad Street – with the Tony Award winning musical “Evita” on stage at the Academy of Music through Sunday.

06/20/2014

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Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Jun. 3

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

06/03/2014

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‘Evita’ Returns To The Stage At The Academy Of Music

It’s been over 30 years since “Evita” first appeared on Broadway, and a new production is coming to the Academy of Music beginning June 17th.

05/17/2014

Patrons heading into the Academy of Music. (Credit: Steve Tawa)

‘Don Giovanni’ At The Academy Of Music

Opera Philadelphia presents “Don Giovanni” at the Academy of Music starting Friday, April 25th through Sunday, May 4th.

04/19/2014

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Top Date Night Shows For Valentine’s Day In Philadelphia

If you are planning something special this Valentine’s Day, consider visiting the city that is always full of activities, culture and fun. Here are the top five picks of shows to see for Valentine’s Day in Philly.

01/31/2014

(DA Seth Williams speaks at his reinauguration ceremony at the Academy of Music.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Philadelphia DA, Controller Sworn In For Repeat Terms

Williams touted the city’s declining homicide rate, but vowed to work for a safer city in his second term.

01/06/2014

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