InterAct Theatre Company http://wrti.org en Kimmel Center's Ann Ewers--Pottstown Symphony--The Role of Theater Directors--Local Carillons http://wrti.org/post/kimmel-centers-ann-ewers-pottstown-symphony-role-theater-directors-local-carillons <p>Jim Cotter speaks with Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts President and CEO Ann Ewers.</p> <p>David Patrick Stearns on the rise and fall of the Pottstown Symphony Orchestra.</p> <p>Jason Peifer takes a look at the historic role of the theater director. We'll hear from the Wilma Theater's Blanka Zizka, and Seth Rozin of the InterAct Theatre.</p> <p>Susan Lewis visits several area carillons; they're large musical instruments consisting of bells that live at the top of tall towers.</p> Sat, 14 Jun 2008 17:34:00 +0000 Jim Cotter, Susan Lewis & David Patrick Stearns & Jason Peifer 1980 at http://wrti.org Kimmel Center's Ann Ewers--Pottstown Symphony--The Role of Theater Directors--Local Carillons InterAct Theatre Company -- Opera North http://wrti.org/post/interact-theatre-company-opera-north <p>Jason Peifer takes us to the InterAct Theatre Company as it stages <em>Black Gold</em> - a world premiere that takes a satirical look at America's dependence on foreign oil. </p> <p>Susan Lewis looks at Opera North's upcoming concert version of <em>Vanqui</em>, an opera by award winning composer Leslie Burrs and writer John A. Williams. The multimedia presentation takes place on Saturday, February 9th, at the Annenberg Center's Zellerbach Theater, in West Philadelphia.</p> Wed, 30 Jan 2008 17:11:00 +0000 Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 1932 at http://wrti.org InterAct Theatre Company -- Opera North Jeanette Lerman http://wrti.org/post/jeanette-lerman <p>This week, a conversation with film-maker Jeanette Lerman. Her documentary The Upside of Memory opens this year's Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival; Susan Lewis looks ahead to the opening of the Opera Company of Philadelphia's season; and Jason Peifer visits the InterAct Theatre Company as they stage Kiss of the Spider Woman.</p> Sat, 28 Oct 2006 17:57:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 1682 at http://wrti.org Lang Lang http://wrti.org/post/lang-lang <p>We speak with Pianist Lang Lang about his latest recording, Memory, and his upcoming performance at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia. Jason Peifer visits the InterAct Theatre Company and talks to artistic director Seth Rozin, the writer of the company's latest production, Reinventing Eden. We look ahead to this weekend's Curtis Institute of Music staged performances of Benjamin Britten's Albert Herring at the Prince Music Theater, and speak with rising star Brenden Gunnell. In our regular exploration of the CultureFiles section at GoPhila.com, Susan Lewis explores Camden's Adventure Aquarium.</p> Sat, 15 Apr 2006 13:56:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 1707 at http://wrti.org