Performing Arts

The Walt Disney Co. is ruling the box office again with the record-breaking debut of “The Lion King” this weekend.
Disney via AP, File
July 21, 2019 - 12:49 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — If there was any doubt that the 2019 box office belonged to the Walt Disney Co., this weekend put an end to it. Not only did its photorealistic remake of "The Lion King" devour opening weekend records for the month of July and a PG-rated film, but "Avengers: Endgame" also crept...
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This image released by DKC O&M Co. shows Patrick Page, left, and Reeve Carney during a performance of "Hadestown," directed by Rachel Chavkin.
Matthew Murphy/DKC O&M Co. via AP
June 09, 2019 - 8:12 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The big question at this year's Tony Awards is whether hell can triumph. The arty and original "Hadestown," which takes place in the underworld of Greek mythology, has a leading 14 Tony nominations going into Sunday night's CBS telecast. That's followed by the jukebox musical "Ain't...
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Internationally renowned dancer Gabe Stone Shayer visited String Theory Charter School.
Steve Tawa/KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
October 11, 2018 - 3:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Internationally renowned dancer, 25-year-old Gabe Stone Shayer, visited String Theory Charter School's Vine Street campus to offer advice to young performing arts students. He observed two-dozen ballerinas, between ages 12 and 18, go through their paces in the school'...
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Avenue of the Arts 25th Anniversary Gala
Paul Beideman/Avenue of the Arts
Steve Tawa
April 29, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Avenue of the Arts is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a party on Friday night. "The theme of our 25th anniversary is really forward looking, it's "Building a Bright Future," said Avenue of the Arts Inc President Paul Beideman. Originally thought of in 1993 as a...
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