During the final years of Vincent van Gogh's life, the artist produced some of the most original works of his career; works that dramatically altered the course of modern painting. WRTI's Susan Lewis considers this period of van Gogh's career - when he created still lifes and landscapes in an entirely new way.
David Patrick Stearns profiles composer Steve Mackey as the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia readies the world premiere of Mackey's Tonic.
Susan Lewis takes us to Van Gogh Up Close at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Jim Cotter speaks with Sir Stephen Waley-Cohen, worldwide producer of The Mousetrap. The Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia is presenting its production of the longest-running play in history though March 4th.
Jim Cotter speaks with Lewis Tanner Moore. The renowned local arts collector is the grand nephew of Henry Ossawa Tanner the subject of a major retrospective at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
David Patrick Stearns previews a Dolce Suono concert featuring Arnold Schoenberg's Pierrot Lunaire, one of the most influential pieces of the 20th century.
Jim Cotter speaks with legendary playwright Edward Albee. The Philadelphia Theater Company is presenting his At Home at The Zoo.
Jason Peifer visits the Pearl S. Buck House in Bucks County. An exhibition that includes the long-lost manuscript of Buck's famous novel The Good Earth has opened at the National Historic Landmark home.
Susan Lewis visits the Sketch Club and the Plastic Club on Philadelphia's historic Camac Street, also known as the "Avenue of the Artists."
This week Jill takes a look at one of Philadelphia's historic treasures: The Walnut Street Theatre. Their new season opens with State Fair, which includes songs from various Rodgers and Hammerstein productions that were deleted during out-of-town tryouts before the shows' original Broadway openings.
Guests include key staff of the Walnut Street Theatre including Tom Miller, Communications Director; Bruce Lumpkin, Director; and Doug Watts, Music Director. Tune in to hear them share stories about the history of the theatre, and discuss State Fair.