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Man Arrested After Impersonating Philadelphia Fire Department Employee, Stealing Electronics

A 26-year-old man has been arrested after posing as a Philadelphia Fire Department employee on multiple occasions.

01/13/2013

(Puppeteer Danny Yoerges demonstrates his operation of the head of Joey the War Horse in the lobby of the Academy of Music while two other members of the team operate the "heart" and "hind."  Credit: Pat Loeb)

Tony-Winning Play ‘War Horse’ Begins Its Philadelphia Run

The title character is played by a puppet.

11/20/2012

(The Pennsylvania Ballet rehearses Handel's "Messiah."  Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Pennsylvania Ballet Set For Opening of Handel’s ”Messiah” at Academy of Music

The Pennsylvania Ballet, led by choregrapher Robert Weiss, has been rehearsing for about four weeks, and now it is ready to bring Handel’s magnum opus to the stage.

03/08/2012

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Mozart’s ‘Abduction From The Seraglio’

The opera Company of Philadelphia performs Mozart’s The Abduction from the Seraglio at the Academy of Music from Feb.17th – 26th.

02/11/2012

Mayor Michael Nutter attended the anniversary event with his wife. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Academy Of Music Celebrates 155 Years

The concert featured the Philadelphia Orchestra and special guest cellist Yo-Yo Ma and pianist and vocalist Diana Krall.

01/29/2012

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Pennsylvania Ballet Makes Final Preparations For Holiday Run of ‘The Nutcracker’

The Pennsylvania Ballet’s performances of “The Nutracker” begin Saturday. It’s a perennial holiday favorite.

12/09/2011

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Upcoming Arts & Culture Events: Billy Elliot, Eschenbach Conducts Beethoven, The Nutcracker

Talk Philly’s arts ambassador, Joel Gibbs, sat down with Pat Ciarrocchi to talk about some upcoming Philadelphia arts and culture events.

11/10/2011

(Kimmel Center CEO Anne Ewers, holding flowers, and IATSE Local 8 head Michael Barnes, at microphone, are flanked by union members at today's announcement outside the Kimmel Center.    Credit: John McDevitt)

New Labor Contract For Stagehands, Ushers at Kimmel Center, Academy of Music

The union representing about a thousand theatre stagehands and other workers have reached a tentative contract deal with the Kimmel Center and its managed venues in center city Philadelphia.

10/14/2011

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Pennsylvania Ballet

Since it was founded in 1963, Pennsylvania Ballet has been at the forefront of American dance.

10/10/2011

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Local Chapter Of IATSE Strikes, Kimmel, Academy, Merriam Shows Canceled

The local chapter of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees are striking and a Kimmel Center spokesperson says all of Saturday’s shows are canceled at the Kimmel Center, Merriam Theatre and the Academy of Music.

10/01/2011

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Local Theater Workers Union Headed For A Shut Down

An impending strike by the local theatrer workers union could shut down productions at the Kimmel Center, Merriam Theatre and the Academy of Music.

09/30/2011

(Curt Hansen as Gabe, Alice Ripley as Diana, and Asa Somers as Dan in the national touring production of "Next to Normal," at the Academy of Music through June 26th.  Photo by Craig Schwartz, provided)

Theatre Review: ‘Next To Normal,’ at The Academy of Music

One of the most honored musical plays in recent memory has moved into the Academy of Music for a limited engagement.

06/22/2011

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Mary Poppins Takes To The Stage At The Academy Of Music

Mary Poppins points her umbrella to the Academy of Music for a four week run starting March 23rd.

03/12/2011

Swan Lake

For more information on “Swan Lake” by the Pennsylvania Ballet, visit the website.

02/16/2011

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Real-Life Lovers Star in Opera Company’s “Romeo & Juliet”

Ailyn Perez says their marriage does bring a certain context to the performance.

01/31/2011

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