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Part of the 2019 Fringe Festival.  Refineries, dams, and wastewater treatment plants tower over us and sprawl beneath us. These massive works of infrastructure seem almost anti-human in their complexity and scale—like machines that run themselves—but they are the beating hearts that allow a city to function. A world premiere by acclaimed Fringe veterans Pig Iron Theatre...

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Based on There: In the Light and the Darkness of the Self and of the Other by Etel Adnan World Premiere! Part of the 2019 Fringe Festival. Presented in partnership with The Wilma Theater.   September 11–22, 2019 “Where are we? where? There is a where, because we are, stubbornly, and have been, and who are we, if not you and me?“   Visual arts...

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Sep 15, 2019 - Sep 15, 2019

How do we navigate our worlds? We build maps of our histories, our memories, and our futures.   In 2016, theater director Kaneza Schaal and award-winning author for young people Christopher Myers flew to Munich, Germany, as 30,000 people were arriving in the city each day in the largest migration in recorded history. Listening to the stories of young refugees, they pondered how to create an...

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The Hound of the Baskervilles

Sep 15, 2019 - Sep 29, 2019

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle  adapted by Steven Canny & John Nicholson  directed by Matt Pfeiffer SEPTEMBER 11 – 29, 2019 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s most beloved Sherlock Holmes story gets a makeover in an exhilarating collision of slapstick, absurdity, and silliness. Zany and fast-paced, The Hound of the...

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Sep 17, 2019

Enter any dance studio in the United States and the classes will be brimming with little bunheads dreaming of crossing the stage at Lincoln Center. But you will be hard pressed to find a single boy among them. Danseur explores why in a country that strives for gender equality, where young women are encouraged to cross the gender barrier and participate in male-dominated fields, especially by...

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Opera Philadelphia: Denis & Katya

Sep 18, 2019 - Sep 29, 2019

They could have been your teenage children, best friends, or classmates. Two beautiful 15-year-olds who lived every moment−including their last−online. What led to their violent deaths? Why did they choose to broadcast their final moments on social media? And what does it say about the voyeuristic society who watched, liked, and objectified them, transforming two...

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Un Poyo Rojo

Sep 19, 2019 - Sep 21, 2019

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Sport. Sexuality. Humor. Charismatic Argentinian duo Un Poyo Rojo explores the range of possible relationships among men.   Part of the 2019 Fringe Festival   September 19–21, 2019 Two men stand side-by-side inside a locker room. The tension between them is palpable. This is theater, but there’s very little dialogue, just the sound of their bodies and the...

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Opera Philadelphia: Semele

Sep 19, 2019 - Sep 28, 2019

Semele is engaged to a prince, but she’s really in love with the king of the gods, Jupiter. This forbidden passion between mortal and immortal brings them endless pleasure and endless love… until his wife, the goddess Juno, plots a fiery finish to their hot affair.  Handel’s glorious music and story...

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Grow Up Great

Sep 21, 2019

  Join us for an hour of interactive fun as we introduce kids to the vibrant world of jazz and/or musical theater, where kids will learn to sing, dance, and use their imaginations during our fun-filled, monthly adventure! And best of all, IT'S FREE! Did you know?   Music improves memory   Music helps develop language and reasoning skills   Music develops...

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