Venue Details

Arden Theatre
Between Market and Arch Streets in Old City Philadelphia 40 N. 2nd Street Philadelphia, PA 19106
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4.4 / 5 Rated by 35 members
Review from Steven Fenichel
Red Velvet 70 events 12 reviews

At first I thought the concept of this play, a musical about a historical event, was doomed to failure.

Before I knew it my attention and emotions were totally mesmerized by this incredible work of art.
I recommend it to everyone for its...continued

reviewed Oct 04 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Nikki
13 events 10 reviews

The cast was truly excellent and very convincing. I would have preferred some of the songs to be dialogue as opposed to music, particularly in the first act. Nonetheless, it was emotional and very thought provoking!

reviewed Oct 29 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Mark
9 events 6 reviews

Easily the greatest score of the past twenty years. Unfortunately, the new licensed version features scaled down orchestrations that prevent the audience from hearing many of the musical complexities Jason Robert Brown composed for the original...continued

reviewed Oct 18 2013 report as inappropriate
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More Information


Book by Alfred Uhry

Music and Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown

Co-conceived by Harold Prince

Directed by Terrence J. Nolen

Production Conceived by Jorge Cousineau and Terrence J. Nolen 

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