Lantern Theater Company

Critic-At-Large
3:09 pm
Thu May 24, 2012

Theater Review: Lantern Theater Company's THE ISLAND

WRTI's Lesley Valdes reviews this vivid portrait of Apartheid-era struggle by Tony Award-winners Athol Fugard, John Kani, and Winston Ntshona.  THE ISLAND is at Philadelphia's St. Stephen's Theater until June 10th. More information here.

Creatively Speaking
10:06 am
Thu October 28, 2010

Michelangelo Pistoletto--Anton Chekhov Festival--Arts YOUniverse

Italian artist Michelangelo Pistoletto

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.

Susan Lewis considers the 19th-century Anton Chekhov, as Philadelphia's Lantern Theater Company celebrates the great Russian writer's legacy.

Jane Pepper takes us to Arts YOUniverse. The Wilkes Barre center is a hub for artistic endeavor and arts education.

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News and Views
10:56 am
Mon December 21, 2009

Family Theater During the Holidays: Not Just for Kids!

Creatively Speaking
1:10 pm
Thu December 3, 2009

Conductor Yannick Nezet Seguin--Local Offerings in Family Theater--The History of Rittenhouse Square

Yannick Nezet Seguin is, at least for now, the conductor most likely to be the Philadelphia Orchestra's next music director.

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.

Susan Lewis explores local offerings in family theater, and discusses different approaches to the form at the Arden, People's Light, and Lantern theaters.

Jim Cotter speaks with Nancy M. Heinzen. Her history of Rittenhouse Square - The Perfect Square - has just been published by Temple University Press.

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Creatively Speaking
4:56 pm
Tue December 9, 2008

Yannick Nezet-Seguin--The Government Inspector--Philadelphia's Connection with Beer--Andrea Baldeck

Andrea Baldeck, Water Monster Gargoyle on Temple Roof, Photograph, Tibet, 2005

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.

Jason Peifer visits the Lantern Theater Company as it stages a new adaptation of the classic Nikolai Gogol play, The Government Inspector.

Tom Keels uncovers Philadelphia's history as a brewery town and explores the city's current beer-making renaissance.

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Creatively Speaking
2:59 pm
Wed November 26, 2008

Steve Lopez--Michael Tilson Thomas--The Government Inspector--Settlement Music School at 100

Settlement Music School student Nicole Sauder

We listen back to Jim Cotter's interviews with author Steve Lopez and conductor Michael Tilson Thomas.

Jason Peifer visits the Lantern Theater Company as it stages a new adaptation of the classic Nikolai Gogol play, The Government Inspector.

Susan Lewis considers the history of Philadelphia's Settlement Music School and the many lives it has touched in its 100-year history.

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Creatively Speaking
4:54 pm
Sat January 28, 2006

Ignat Solzhenitsyn

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.

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