Society Hill Playhouse http://wrti.org en Dolce Suono's Mahler 100/ Schoenberg 60 Project--Phila.'s Society Hill Playhouse--Claes Oldenburg http://wrti.org/post/dolce-suonos-mahler-100-schoenberg-60-project-philas-society-hill-playhouse-claes-oldenburg <p>David Patrick Stearns looks ahead to the first performances in Dolce Suono's two-year long <i>Mahler 100/ Schoenberg 60 Project</i>.</p> <p>Susan Lewis considers the people and passion behind the long-running Society Hill Playhouse, founded on 8th Street in Philadelphia in 1959.</p> <p>As work continues on Lenfest Plaza at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, we listen back to an interview with Claes Oldenburg. The world-renowned sculptor is creating a centerpiece for the new civic space.</p> Sat, 07 May 2011 20:18:00 +0000 David Patrick Stearns, Susan Lewis & Jim Cotter 2531 at http://wrti.org Dolce Suono's Mahler 100/ Schoenberg 60 Project--Phila.'s Society Hill Playhouse--Claes Oldenburg Virtual Tour of Barnes Foundation's New Home--Society Hill Playhouse at 50--Artist Jamie Wyeth http://wrti.org/post/virtual-tour-barnes-foundations-new-home-society-hill-playhouse-50-artist-jamie-wyeth <p>As the Barnes Foundation begins construction on its new home on the Ben Franklin Parkway, we take a virtual tour of the new building with its creators.<br /><br /></p> <p>Susan Lewis profiles Society Hill Playhouse in Philadelphia. Founded in 1959 to showcase modern theater, it celebrates its 50th Anniversary this year.<br /><br /></p> <p>And we listen back to a recent interview with the artist Jamie Wyeth. His series of paintings exploring the "Seven Deadly Sins" are now on view at the Brandywine River Museum.</p> Wed, 25 Nov 2009 14:32:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis 2231 at http://wrti.org Virtual Tour of Barnes Foundation's New Home--Society Hill Playhouse at 50--Artist Jamie Wyeth