Lantern Theater Company http://wrti.org en Theater Review: Lantern Theater Company's THE ISLAND http://wrti.org/post/theater-review-lantern-theater-companys-island <p>WRTI&#39;s Lesley Valdes reviews this vivid portrait of Apartheid-era struggle by Tony Award-winners Athol Fugard, John Kani, and Winston Ntshona.&nbsp; THE ISLAND is at Philadelphia&#39;s St. Stephen&#39;s Theater until June 10th. <a href="http://www.lanterntheater.org/2012/theisland.html" target="_blank"><strong>More information here.</strong></a></p> Thu, 24 May 2012 19:09:02 +0000 Lesley Valdes 3905 at http://wrti.org Theater Review: Lantern Theater Company's THE ISLAND Michelangelo Pistoletto--Anton Chekhov Festival--Arts YOUniverse http://wrti.org/post/michelangelo-pistoletto-anton-chekhov-festival-arts-youniverse <p>Listen to a conversation with the influential Italian artist Michelangelo Pistoletto. The Philadelphia Museum of Art opens an exhibition of work from the first two decades of his career on Tuesday, November 2, 2010.</p> <p>Susan Lewis considers the 19th-century Anton Chekhov, as Philadelphia's Lantern Theater Company celebrates the great Russian writer's legacy.</p> <p>Jane Pepper takes us to Arts YOUniverse. The Wilkes Barre center is a hub for artistic endeavor and arts education.</p> Thu, 28 Oct 2010 14:06:00 +0000 Jane Pepper 2435 at http://wrti.org Michelangelo Pistoletto--Anton Chekhov Festival--Arts YOUniverse Family Theater During the Holidays: Not Just for Kids! http://wrti.org/post/family-theater-during-holidays-not-just-kids <p>A classic children's story, a 17th-century French comedy, and a fairy tale are just the starting points for three Philadelphia-area theatrical productions that reach out to audiences of multiple generations. WRTI's Susan Lewis looks at productions by the Arden Theatre Company, People's Light and Theatre, and the Lantern Theater Company.</p> Mon, 21 Dec 2009 15:56:23 +0000 Susan Lewis 3308 at http://wrti.org Family Theater During the Holidays: Not Just for Kids! Conductor Yannick Nezet Seguin--Local Offerings in Family Theater--The History of Rittenhouse Square http://wrti.org/post/conductor-yannick-nezet-seguin-local-offerings-family-theater-history-rittenhouse-square <p>David Patrick Stearns speaks with Yannick Nezet Seguin, who is, at least for now, the conductor most likely to be The Philadelphia Orchestra's next music director.</p> <p>Susan Lewis explores local offerings in family theater, and discusses different approaches to the form at the Arden, People's Light, and Lantern theaters.</p> <p>Jim Cotter speaks with Nancy M. Heinzen. Her history of Rittenhouse Square - <i>The Perfect Square</i> - has just been published by Temple University Press.</p> Thu, 03 Dec 2009 18:10:00 +0000 David Patrick Stearns, Susan Lewis & Jim Cotter 2258 at http://wrti.org Conductor Yannick Nezet Seguin--Local Offerings in Family Theater--The History of Rittenhouse Square Yannick Nezet-Seguin--The Government Inspector--Philadelphia's Connection with Beer--Andrea Baldeck http://wrti.org/post/yannick-nezet-seguin-government-inspector-philadelphias-connection-beer-andrea-baldeck <p>David Patrick Stearns introduces us to Yannick Nezet-Seguin. Philadelphia audiences get their first glimpse of the young French-Canadian conductor as he leads The Philadelphia Orchestra in works by Rachmaninoff and Tchaikovsky this week.</p> <p>Jason Peifer visits the Lantern Theater Company as it stages a new adaptation of the classic Nikolai Gogol play, <em>The Government Inspector.</em></p> <p>Tom Keels uncovers Philadelphia's history as a brewery town and explores the city's current beer-making renaissance.</p> <p>Susan Lewis profiles Andrea Baldeck. The in-demand, fine-art photographer will be featured in three concurrent exhibitions in the Philadelphia area.</p> Tue, 09 Dec 2008 21:56:00 +0000 David Patrick Stearns & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer & Tom Keels 2059 at http://wrti.org Yannick Nezet-Seguin--The Government Inspector--Philadelphia's Connection with Beer--Andrea Baldeck Steve Lopez--Michael Tilson Thomas--The Government Inspector--Settlement Music School at 100 http://wrti.org/post/steve-lopez-michael-tilson-thomas-government-inspector-settlement-music-school-100 <p>We listen back to Jim Cotter's interviews with author Steve Lopez and conductor Michael Tilson Thomas.</p> <p>Jason Peifer visits the Lantern Theater Company as it stages a new adaptation of the classic Nikolai Gogol play, <em>The Government Inspector.</em></p> <p>Susan Lewis considers the history of Philadelphia's Settlement Music School and the many lives it has touched in its 100-year history.</p> Wed, 26 Nov 2008 19:59:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 2051 at http://wrti.org Steve Lopez--Michael Tilson Thomas--The Government Inspector--Settlement Music School at 100 Ignat Solzhenitsyn http://wrti.org/post/ignat-solzhenitsyn <p>A conversation with Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia music director Ignat Solzhenitsyn. He conducts a program featuring two of the most significant works in the symphonic repertoire this Sunday and Monday. Susan Lewis explores the power and myths of Mozart -- his ever popular 18th century music is claimed by some to do everything from alleviating learning disorders to better ripen grapes. Jason Peifer previews the American premiere of Novecento at the Lantern Theater Company.</p> Sat, 28 Jan 2006 21:54:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 1718 at http://wrti.org