‘Harriet’ ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ and ‘Little Women’ Win Women Film Critics Circle 2019 Awards

Director Kasi Lemmons was dedicated to telling the impactful story of a woman who put herself in great peril throughout her life to help change the world and her stunning movie Harriet, reflects this commitment to storytelling with rapt attention to detail.

In what is just the start of the award’s season, Lemmon’s direction, the overall movie, and the nuanced performances, including Cynthia Erivo in the title role, is garnering major attention.

Based on …

What to Expect at the National Dog Show

The Kennel Club of Philadelphia’s National Dog Show presented by Purina will air on Thanksgiving Day from noon to 2 p.m. in all time zones. It is broadcasted nationwide on NBC immediately following the Macy’s Parade, reaching an audience of nearly 20 million viewers. This two hour family event is a major milestone in the dog show world and is rapidly becoming a must-watch American holiday favorite. 

This year it was held at the Greater

Didi Conn on Grease, Middletown and Enduring Friendship

[Didi Conn with Adrian Zmed in the new play Middletown]

Sometimes life imitates art. Just ask Didi Conn, whose recent stage reunion with old friends is giving us a  happy walk down memory lane and attracting new pals.

Conn is best known as Frenchy the “beauty school drop-out” in Grease, the John Travolta-Olivia Newton-John classic movie musical that has celebrated its 40th Anniversary, and she continues to have an active career as an actress, …

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical Returns to Philadelphia

[Dylan Wallach and Sarah Bockel as Carole King and Gerry Goffin]

Music is clearly a universal language that transports us to a place and time where we first heard a melody or a song and we associate that song with that memory.

So when we sit in the audience and listen to Dylan Wallach portray the icon songwriter Gerry Goffin croon the love song Up on the Roof, we might just remember hearing that tune …

Fiddler on the Roof Dances its way into Philadelphia Broadway Series

The beloved classic Fiddler on the Roof comes to Philadelphia for the first time in decades For the leading man, portraying Tevye in the Broadway Tour of Fiddler on the Roof is a true family affair, both on and off the stage.

Yehezkel Lazarov, a distinguished Israeli actor, director, and multidisciplinary artist, is portraying Tevye the Dairyman, who cares for his wife and five daughters in the remote Russian village of Anatevka, and knows this …

Dazzling An American In Paris Comes From the Stage to the Cinema

Dance Duo Leanne Cope and Robert Fairchild Wax Poetic About An American In Paris Movie

When one ponders the beauty of the Geroge and Ira Gershwin musical An American In Paris the immediate thought is a timeless treasure of dance, romance, and music.

Now, the Tony Award-winning show that dazzled audiences on Broadway and the stages of London and Paris is now a movie from Trafalgar Releasing, showing at movie theaters around the nation on …

Come Witness The Magic of Aladdin with Michael James Scott As The Genie

Philadelphia’s Upcoming Premiere of Disney’s Aladdin Is Everything You Could Wish For

When watching the vibrant production of Disney’s Aladdin it is difficult to divert your eyes for one moment.

Everything about this fantastical show is dazzling, colorful, thrilling, memorable and romantic, and a key ingredient of this success is the infamous role of the Genie, being performed by Michael James Scott for three weeks, from Wednesday, June 13 through Sunday, July 1, at the …

Suburban Philadelphia’s Catie Turner Makes It to American Idol’s Top 10

Langhorne’s Catie Turner Waiting to Find Out Her Future As She Inches Toward the Big PrizeWhile other high school seniors are getting ready for final exams, 18-year-old Catie Turner is performing on the world stage in American Idol.

The quirky and high-energy singer, songwriter, and musician from Suburban Philadelphia has made it to American Idol’s Top 10, a major achievement that she is still pinching herself about in addition to how dramatically her life …

Chris Sullivan Gets to the Heart of His Character Toby on This Is Us

Catching Up with Chris Sullivan About Landing On NBC’s This Is Us

When Kate Pearson started to fall in love with Toby Damon on This Is Us, her protective fans wanted to make sure that he was worthy of her affections.

Since then Kate, (Chrissy Metz), and Toby, (Chris Sullivan), cemented their relationship and are currently planning their wedding, amid the trials and tribulations of their family issues.

In the meantime, scores of fans around …

Women Film Critics Circle Gives Awards to Lady Bird, I Tonya, Three Billboards, Mudbound and More

Women Film Critics Circle Gives 2017 Awards to Several Movies That Are Receiving Attention As Oscar HopefulsIt was a year to highlight and celebrate women in film and there were several movies, directors, actresses and more that are worth cheering about.

As such, The Women Film Critics Circle has declared Lady Bird — the mother-daughter story starring Saoirse Ronan and Laurie Metcalf  — 2017’s Best Movie About Women.

Written and directed by Greta Gerwig, …