Parsons Dance: A World of Passion

             If you have ever seen a performance of “Caught,” the signature piece of Parsons Dance, its images have likely lingered, permanently etched in your mind. In the work, a single dancer, caught by a strobe light, appears to be

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Guest Blog: Kenny Barron & Sean Jones Heat Up Wharton Center January 30

On Thursday, January 30, Wharton Center welcomes two walking, talking and wailing personifications of the greatness of the truly American musical genre, jazz: Kenny Barron and Sean Jones. Each man is the best sideman, bandleader, featured soloist, composer, activist, and

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Interview: Married Cast Members Colt Prattes and Angelina Mullins Experience ‘A Whole New World’ Touring with Aladdin

By Cami Hancock One of the most memorable parts of Disney’s Aladdin is the romance between Aladdin and Jasmine. With their shared feelings of being trapped in their current situations and desire to stay true to themselves, Aladdin and Jasmine

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Dance Critic Kate O’Neill Previews Pilobolus

By Kate O’Neill It was a grey March day in 1971 in Hanover, New Hampshire, and I was on my way to pick up the babysitter. I had no idea that I was about to see dance history being made.

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Paying It Forward with Come From Away/An Interview with Julie Johnson

By Cami Hancock Last week, Wharton Center was extremely fortunate to present Come From Away during the 18th anniversary of 9/11. Come From Away is a musical that tells the true story of 7,000 passengers whose planes were diverted to

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5 Performing Arts Spectacles You’ll Enjoy This Season If You Become a Wharton Center Subscriber

By Cami Hancock Looking to immerse yourself in the arts? Want to have your mind challenged or be swept away by the beauty of art? You should consider becoming a Wharton Center subscriber, where you’ll get first access to all

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6 Broadway Experiences You’ll Have This Season If You Become a Wharton Center Subscriber

By Cami Hancock Have you renewed your Broadway subscription for another season, or are you debating whether you should become a first-time Wharton Center subscriber? I promise you, this is one season you won’t want to miss. In addition to

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