Venue Details

38 Star Starred
Arden Theatre
Between Market and Arch Streets in Old City Philadelphia 40 N. 2nd Street Philadelphia, PA 19106
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7 stars
I wore a sweater, flip-flops, etc..
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I wore Causal dress, lots of kids there. .
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35 ratings
4.4 average rating
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59 events
11 reviews
23 stars
attended Oct 04 2013

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

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10 reviews
11 stars
attended Oct 29 2013

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!

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5 reviews
3 stars
attended Oct 18 2013

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

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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