Sat May 24, 2008
The Historic Boyd Theatre--Settlement Music School's Centennial--The Arden Theatre's Our Town
Jim Cotter on Philadelphia's Boyd Theater. The National Trust for Historic Preservation has named the art deco building on its 2008 list of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places. It will be sold to a private investor next week who could, under an existing demolition permit, order its destruction.
Susan Lewis looks at Philadelphia's Settlement Music School, now celebrating its centennial.
Jason Peifer previews the Arden Theatre production of Our Town, the classic Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Thornton Wilder. Part of the show takes place in the historic Christ Church in Philadelphia's Old City, and each performance features a different musical group from the region.