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MAMMA MIA! Promised a Good Time and Doesn’t Disappoint

I took my mother to see Mamma Mia with me and I was really looking forward to seeing the show live as I have seen the movie and wanted to compare the experience. This global stage sensation, based on the songs of Swedish pop group ABBA, tells the story of a mother, a daughter, three possible dads and one unforgettable trip down the aisle. Bride-to-be Sophie wants nothing more than to have her biological father at … Read entire article »

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Tony- Award Winning Musical Jersey Boys at the Forrest Theatre

Tony- Award Winning Musical Jersey Boys at the Forrest Theatre

Dying to get out of the house after this weekend’s snow?  Looking for a unique holiday gift? Go see Jersey Boys opening this week at the Forrest Theatre! After breaking Forrest Theatre box office records SEVEN TIMES during the premiere engagement, JERSEY BOYS is “Workin’ Its Way Back” to Philadelphia! “TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE!” raves the New York Post for JERSEY BOYS, the 2006 Tony Award®-winning Best Musical about Rock and Roll Hall of Famers … Read entire article »

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Flashdance the Musical at the Academy of Music!

Flashdance the Musical at the Academy of Music!

Where are my 80’s girls at? Put your hands up if you remember the 80’s classic film “Flashdance”! This awesome 80’s movie has been brought to life with unforgettable music and electrifying dance numbers in Flashdance the Musical and opens TODAY at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia! Celebrating its 30th anniversary, Flashdance The Musical tells the inspiring and unforgettable story of Alex Owens, a Pittsburgh steel mill welder by day and a bar dancer by night … Read entire article »

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Kimmel Broadway Philadelphia’s ONCE – At The Academy Of Music Through Nov. 10!

Kimmel Broadway Philadelphia’s ONCE – At The Academy Of Music Through Nov. 10!

I absolutely love going to see musicals, ballets, opera, you name it.  The Kimmel Center is kicking off its new season with ONCE, Winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards® including Best Musical.   Once is a truly original Broadway experience. Featuring an impressive ensemble of actor/musicians who play their own instruments onstage, Once tells the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician who’s about to give up on his dream when a beautiful young woman takes a sudden interest in … Read entire article »

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ROCK OF AGES at the Merriam Theatre June 14-16

ROCK OF AGES at the Merriam Theatre June 14-16

Did you love the movie “ROCK OF AGES?” Sing along to all of the 80’s hits?  Get ready, because the musical is coming to the Merriam Theatre as part of the Kimmel Centers’ Broadway Series from June 14-16.  For show times and ticket information, please visit the Kimmel Center website. Show Synopsis: In 1987 on the Sunset Strip, a small town girl met a big city rocker and in LA’s most famous rock club, they fell in … Read entire article »

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