Opera Philadelphia - Madame Butterfly
Apr 24 - May 3, 2020
Pennsylvania Ballet - Breathtaking Balanchine
May 7 - 10, 2020
The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
May 17, 2020
Summer: The Donna Summer Musical
Jun 2 - 7, 2020
Escape To Margaritaville
Jun 16 - 28, 2020
April 24 - May 3, 2020
Tragic yet exquisitely transformative, Puccini's epic masterpiece returns to town for Opera Philadephia's 2019/20 season in this updated version courtesy of director Ted Hoffman. Moving the action to a more contemporary setting, the story of Cio-Cio San and her undying love for the errand Officer Pinkerton will is given a new twist as Hoffman examines the current political relationship between East and West.
May 7 - 10, 2020
The Pennsylvania Ballet brings its 2019/20 season to a rousing close with a hotly anticipated all-Balanchine program. The evening begins with Ballet Imperial, the 1941 piece originally commissioned for a US goodwill tour of Latin America. A lush tutu ballet, it is a contemporary tribute to fellow balletmaster Marius Petipa and Tchaikovsky, one of Balanchine's prime musical influences.
May 17, 2020
Composed of 15 top soloists, The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra is one of the world's leading large jazz bands ensembles. Their current band leader (and artistic director) is the great Wynton Marsalis, famed trumpeter and composer, who has played with everyone from Herbie Hancock to Dizzy Gillespie.
June 2 - 7, 2020
Get ready for some hot stuff as Summer: the Donna Summer musical wows on tour! Documenting many of the disco icon's successive hits, including, "She Works Hard for the Money", "Hot Stuff", "Bad Girls", and "No More Tears (Enough is Enough)" among many more! A cult hit on Broadway, this brand new production has been praised as being not just a celebration of Summer, but of women as a whole.
June 16 - 28, 2020
Jimmy Buffet's sunny new musical, Escape to Margaritaville, is traveling across North America on its national tour! With an emphasis on 'not sweating the small stuff' Buffet's musical oozes with the musician's greatest hits, with it's chilled out party atmosphere it's time to Escape to Margaritaville!
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