9 min ago

"a grand yet intimate piece of musical theate...

"a grand yet intimate piece of musical theater" "a tour-de-force performance from Jamar Williams" "Several actors in PASSING STRANGE are part of the Wilma’s recently formed HotHouse, a troupe devoted to intense physical training and to new ideas about interpretation. This production brims with them." - WHYY #WilmaPassingStrange

    Review: 'Passing Strange,' and grandly
    Broad Street between Locust and Spruce streets Runs through Feb. 18 - Bold, boisterous, and bellicose, the Wilma Theater production of the musical "Passing Strange" seems much more real than it did on Broadway 10 years ago. And that's important: What's real or not is at the core of the engrossing musical.
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15 hours ago

Sazon

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    Sazon
    This cozy BYOB cooks up an extensive menu of Latin favorites from arepas to empanadas and asado negro, a rich beef stew with plaintains. But the real star may be the restaurant's menu of organic drinking chocolates handcrafted by Robert Campbell, known as the "Chocolate Alchemist." D (
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17 hours ago

Leila Gordon shared an event to The Monkey & ...

Join Repair the World: Philadelphia on January 31st from 6:30 - 8 PM for a night of seed packing, snack eating and drinking! (Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks will be provided) We will be packing seeds with Owen Taylor, the founder of Truelove Seeds. He works with rural and urban food justice projects to preserve and proliferate culturally important heirloom seeds and the stories and traditions embodied in them. January 31st is also Tu B'Shvat, the Jewish New Year of the Trees! Packaging seeds and learning about their cultural relevance is how we're celebrating this holiday! https://www.facebook.com/events/153114665341990/

    Seeds, Snacks, & Six Packs
    Join us for a night of seed packing, snack eating and drinking! (Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks will be provided) We will be packing seeds with Owen...
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18 hours ago

The Wilma Theater added 6 new photos.

"'Cause we say it's alright!" #WilmaPassingStrange photos are here! Take a peek at this musical that may "look like sodom, from top to bottom, a shopping mall of vice, but its alright with me." Experience this musical --> https://goo.gl/37m3uo

    The Wilma Theater
    The Wilma Theater, Philadelphia, PA. 5,791 likes · 343 talking about this · 11,360 were here. Visit our website! http://www.wilmatheater.org Follow us on twitter!...
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23 hours ago

New muffin alert! Chocolate chip. Delicious a...

New muffin alert! Chocolate chip. Delicious alongside a cappuccino.

    The Monkey & The Elephant
    New muffin alert! Chocolate chip. Delicious alongside a cappuccino.
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34 hours ago

Northern Liberties Recreation Center shared H...

    Hillside Recreation Center
    Know a kid that LOVES to cook and wants to put their talents to the test? Here ya go, let's make the next MasterChef Junior a Philadelphia kid!! 🍴🌮🥘🍱🥗🥩🍤🥧🥦🍅🥓🥞🍔🥟🍪🍴
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36 hours ago

iradiophilly.com is at Union Transfer.

iradiophilly | Photo Gallery - The Wombats at Union Transfer 1/9/18 w/ Courtship., Nation of Language LOOK: http://iradiophilly.com/gallery.php?idPhotogallery=112#.Wl_dGfVhh4Y.twitter The Wombats, courtship., Nation of Language, Union Transfer, Press Here, #philly #phillymusic #TheWombats

    iradiophilly | Photo Gallery - The Wombats at Union Transfer
    The Wombats headlined at Union Transfer in Philadelphia on Tuesday, January 9th at the start of their winter tour. Their new album, BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE WILL RUIN YOUR LIFE, comes out February 9th. The band mixed old favorites with tracks from the new album.
    http://iradiophilly.com

36 hours ago

2nd Street Festival shared Standard Tap's eve...

Standard Tap is holding their first of many monthly beer dinners January 28th. This month they will be hosting 2SP!

    2SP Beer Dinner
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42 hours ago

A happy opening night to cast and crew of PAS...

A happy opening night to cast and crew of PASSING STRANGE! Let's get ready to play all night. #WilmaPassingStrange #phillytheatre #philly

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43 hours ago

Waxahatchee & Hurray For The Riff Raff at Union Transfer on 04/16/2018 08:30 PM EDT

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    Waxahatchee & Hurray For The Riff Raff - Tickets - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA - April 16th, 2018
    Out in the Storm, Katie Crutchfield's fourth album as Waxahatchee and her second release with Merge, is the blazing result of a woman reawakened. Her most autobiographical and honest album to date, Out in the Storm is a self-reflective anchor in the story of both her songwriting and her life.
    https://www.utphilly.com

45 hours ago

Stick to Your Job Pictured here is a poster ...

Stick to Your Job Pictured here is a poster which encouraged employees to “stick to your job,” which encouraged workers not to drift from job to job because their dedicated work was vital to the war effort. This poster was produced by the United States Department of Labor and, like many other propaganda posters, was distributed to American factories in order to encourage workers to maximize efficiency for the war effort. Want to learn more about our holdings related to World War I and more? Check out our Guide to World War One holdings: https://www.archives.gov/philadelphia/finding-aids/wwi-guide. Feel free to consult our online catalog (www.catalog.archives.gov) and make an appointment to view our holdings at the National Archives at Philadelphia by calling (215) 305-2044 or emailing philadelphia.archives@nara.gov. Also feel free to check out other National Archives resources related to World War I here: https://www.archives.gov/topics/wwi#event-/timeline/item/archduke-assassination. Today's post was written by Grace Schultz, Archives Technician at the National Archives at Philadelphia. Citation: Memorandum Regarding War Posters, with Attachments; File 2130-0; Box 16; Central Subject Files of the Naval Powder Factory; 5th Naval District; RG 181 - Naval Districts and Shore Establishments; National Archives at Philadelphia; (NAID: 66540631) (HMS ID: PH-6192).

    National Archives at Philadelphia
    Stick to Your Job Pictured here is a poster which encouraged employees to "stick to your job," which encouraged workers not to drift from job to job because their dedicated work was vital to the war...
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45 hours ago

of Montreal at Union Transfer on 03/28/2018 08:30 PM EDT

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    of Montreal - Tickets - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA - March 28th, 2018
    Two important events occurred during the making of White Is Relic/Irrealis Mood . I became "Simulated Reality" paranoid and I fell in LOVE. Well a lot more happened during the process of writing and recording, but those are the two big ones.
    https://www.utphilly.com

45 hours ago

Eels at Union Transfer on 06/10/2018 07:30 PM EDT

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    Eels - Tickets - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA - June 10th, 2018
    Hi, We could do the usual record company "bio" about this new record, but, seriously...who gives a fuck? The world is a mess. This is just music. Music by someone who tends to believe that change starts in your own backyard. I'm just optimistic enough to believe that kind of thing can still help people.
    https://www.utphilly.com

47 hours ago

The Wilma Theater shared their event.

Guess who's coming back to the cafe?

    Live in the Cafe: Stew and ILL DOOTS
    Tony Award-winning creator of PASSING STRANGE Stew returns for another evening at the Wilma's Good Karma Cafe. Playing a selection of songs from his...
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2 days ago

2 days ago

Our new Social Action Club starts tomorrow! O...

Our new Social Action Club starts tomorrow! Open to 3rd-8th graders. We hope your young changemakers will join us!

    Northern Liberties Recreation Center
    Our new Social Action Club starts tomorrow! Open to 3rd-8th graders. We hope your young changemakers will join us!
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2 days ago

Share your experience with #WilmaPassingStran...

Share your experience with #WilmaPassingStrange with a lyric postcard from the "manicured lawns" of Los Angeles.

    The Wilma Theater
    Share your experience with #WilmaPassingStrange with a lyric postcard from the "manicured lawns" of Los Angeles.
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2 days ago

Bishop Briggs at Union Transfer on 05/18/2018 08:00 PM EDT

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    Bishop Briggs - Tickets - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA - May 18th, 2018
    While those in a Tokyo karaoke bar may not have realized it, they were witnesses to a life-altering experience for four-year-old Bishop Briggs. As she sang her first song in public, Bishop fell instantly in love with performing, and her auspicious debut served not only as an indelible touchpoint, but also the initial indicator of an unmistakable identity.
    https://www.utphilly.com

2 days ago

We will have a delayed opening of 11:00 a.m. ...

We will have a delayed opening of 11:00 a.m. today, January 16th due to staff shortage.

    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

tUnE-yArDs at Union Transfer on 05/10/2018 08:30 PM EDT

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    tUnE-yArDs - Tickets - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA - May 10th, 2018
    "What should I do?" That's the question Merrill Garbus asks herself halfway through "ABC 123," the stunning centerpiece of the new Tune-Yards album, I can feel you creep into my private life. In 2014, Tune-Yards released Nikki Nack, which NPR called "dazzingly imaginative," while the NME hailed it as "easily Tune-Yards' finest work," and New York Magazine dubbed it "possibly the catchiest record of the year."
    https://www.utphilly.com

2 days ago

The Black Angels at Union Transfer on 04/08/2018 08:30 PM EDT

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    The Black Angels - Tickets - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA - April 8th, 2018
    THE BLACK ANGELS The Black Angels are: Stephanie Bailey: drums, percussion, Philicorda Christian Bland: guitar, Mellotron, bass, vocals, Vox Continental Jake Garcia: guitar, bass, vocals Kyle Hunt: bass, guitar, organ, Moog, Rheem MK VII Alex Maas: lead vocals, bass, harmonium "If you're going to sing something, it might as well be something important," reflects The Black Angels' Alex Maas.
    https://www.utphilly.com

2 days ago

Rainbow Kitten Surprise at Union Transfer on 04/12/2018 08:00 PM EDT

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    Rainbow Kitten Surprise - Tickets - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA - April 12th, 2018
    Rainbow Kitten Surprise and all five of its members hail from the mountains of Boone, North Carolina. With chilling harmonies, dynamic instrumentation, and introspective lyrics, their genre-defying so
    https://www.utphilly.com

2 days ago

How do you turn a pit orchestra into a onstag...

How do you turn a pit orchestra into a onstage rock band? Get the full behind-the-scenes story tonight, after the 6:30pm performance of #WilmaPassingStrange, join the Directors Gathering for a dialogue with Passing Strange's Music Director (and band leader) Amanda Morton.

    The Wilma Theater
    How do you turn a pit orchestra into a onstage rock band? Get the full behind-the-scenes story tonight, after the 6:30pm performance of #WilmaPassingStrange, join the Directors Gathering for a...
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3 days ago

Join us for Citizen Archivist Week of Service...

Join us for Citizen Archivist Week of Service! In the spirit of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, join us January 15-19, 2018 for a week-long citizen archivist challenge. Our goal is to tag or transcribe 2,018 pages in the National Archives Catalog during Citizen Archivist Week of Service. Can you help us meet this challenge? Get started by visiting the Citizen Archivist Dashboard beginning January 15. During that week, we’ll have a special expanded missions session and lots of featured records waiting to be transcribed. For our new volunteers, you’ll also find instructions on how to create an account and get started. You can help us unlock history by tagging and transcribing primary source documents in the National Archives Catalog. As you add tags or transcriptions to these records, those words are added to our Catalog – improving search results, and making our records more discoverable online. The added benefit is that we’re unlocking the sometimes difficult to read text for all to understand. We like to say that as we tag and transcribe, we are unlocking history. Transcribe and tag some of our holdings today, a handful of which are linked to below: The Indictment of Samuel Maccubbin involved in the Baltimore 'Riot' of 1861: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/278869 Deposition of John Snyder: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/18545806 Information provided by Lester Matz and John C. Childs filed in the U.S. Attorneys' Records on Spiro T. Agnew: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/279167 Complaint Against the Prince Edward County School Board of Virginia: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/279098 Fire Island National Seashore: A Proposal: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/40304849 History of Langley Air Field, Inception to March 1, 1935: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/66956741 John B. Gruelle's Patent Drawing and Oath for an Ornamental Design for a Doll: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/23902323

    Help Us Unlock History During Citizen Archivist Service Week!
    In the spirit of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, we're launching a week-long citizen archivist challenge from January 15-19. We invite you and your students to join us! Help us unlock history by tagging and transcribing primary source documents in the National Archives Catalog.
    http://education.blogs.archives.gov

3 days ago

“My story being done, . . . She swore, in fai...

“My story being done, . . . She swore, in faith ‘twas strange, ‘twas passing strange.” – OTHELLO, Act One, Scene 3 Take a deep dive into the world of PASSING STRANGE in Walter Bilderback's (Production Dramaturg and Literary Manager) Open Stages blog post. #WilmaPassingStrange is now playing through February 18.

    OPEN STAGE ONLINE: PASSING STRANGE
    by Walter Bilderback "My story being done, . . . She swore, in faith 'twas strange, 'twas passing strange." - Othello, Act One, Scene 3 Passing Strange is, first and foremost, a coming of age story. Although it shares some moments with Stew's real life, it is not autobiographical.
    http://blog.wilmatheater.org

4 days ago

Fishtown Community Library shared Friends of ...

    Friends of Fishtown Library
    Reminders: Toddler Play date 1/17 from 5-6pm (volunteers welcome! Comment here and I will send you a PM with details) Friends of Fishtown Library Meeting reschedule 1/22 @ 6:30 See you then! :)
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5 days ago

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 1-12 1/2W X 14 1/2H X 3"D CONTROL PANEL,2-KEYPADS,4-DOOR CONTACTS,3-OVERHEAD DOOR CONTACTS,4-MOTION DETECTORS AND 2-LONG RANGE MOTION DETECTORS AS PER 2008 NEC (CC DISTRICT)

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5 days ago

New muffin alert! Spiced carrot cranberry oat...

New muffin alert! Spiced carrot cranberry oat. And it’s vegan!

    The Monkey & The Elephant
    New muffin alert! Spiced carrot cranberry oat. And it's vegan!
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5 days ago

Arts & Crafts starts this am at 10am in the b...

Arts & Crafts starts this am at 10am in the basement multi-purpose room (aka karate room).

    Northern Liberties Recreation Center
    Arts & Crafts starts this am at 10am in the basement multi-purpose room (aka karate room).
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

The National Archives at Philadelphia will be...

The National Archives at Philadelphia will be closed on Monday, January 15, 2017, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Feel free to call us at (215) 205-2044 or visit www.archive.gov/philadelphia for any changes in our hours.

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6 days ago

Northern Liberties Recreation Center shared I...

Tonight and FREE! See you at 7:30!

    Free Improv Comedy at NoLibs Rec
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6 days ago

Make up date for last week's Friends meeting ...

Make up date for last week's Friends meeting will be on Monday, January 22nd at 6:30 p.m. Hope to see you then!

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6 days ago

Tonight it's Beer Night! Get to the Wilma ear...

Tonight it's Beer Night! Get to the Wilma early to sample Philadelphia Brewing Co.'s finest beers at the Good Karma Cafe's bar. Tasting begins at 7pm, and hour before PASSING STRANGE begins. #wilmapassingstrage #beernight #phillytheatre #phillybeer

    The Wilma Theater
    Tonight it's Beer Night! Get to the Wilma early to sample Philadelphia Brewing Co.'s finest beers at the Good Karma Cafe's bar. Tasting begins at 7pm, and hour before PASSING STRANGE begins....
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Jan 12

  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    TO ADDRESS L&I CASE #577366 FOR NEW USE WITHOUT USE PERMIT; FOR THE ERECTION OF AN ADDITION, WITH A ROOF DECK ABOVE THE REAR SECOND STORY ROOF, ACCESSED FROM THE REAR THIRD FLOOR, TO AN EXISTING ATTACHED STRUCTURE, SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON PLAN/APPLICATION. FOR USE AS VACANT COMMERCIAL SPACE ON THE FRONT FIRST FLOOR (SEPARATE USE PERMIT REQUIRED PRIOR TO OCCUPANCY), WITH TWO-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING AT REAR FIRST FLOOR AND ABOVE; NO SIGNS ON THIS PERMIT.

    547 N 10TH ST Issued January 4, 2018 Comment
  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    EZ PERMIT SPRINKLER RELOCATION (NFPA 13)- FOR THE RELOCATION OF SPRINKLER HEADS AS PER ATTACHED STANDARD. DEVIATIONS FROM THIS STANDARD WILL RESULT IN PERMIT REVOCATION AND REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION PLANS.

    448 N 10TH ST Issued January 9, 2018 Comment
  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    FOR THE INSTALLATION OF AUTOMATIC FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM AS PER NFPA 13 WITH EXISTING FIRE SERVICE LINE, FIRE PUMP AND BACKFLOW PREVENTER AS PER AP#728886. ALL WORK SHALL BE DONE IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPROVED PLANS/HYDRALIC CALCULATION.

    448 N 10TH ST Issued January 8, 2018 Comment

Jan 11

William Way LGBT Community Center shared The ...

Hey, fence-sitters, The Philly POPS has agreed to a special BOGO promotion for WWCC email subscribers for next Friday's concert! This offer covers remaining seats in all sections except VIP seats. Open your Center email tomorrow morning--or subscribe now at http://www.waygay.org/--to receive this special 2-for-1 purchase offer!!!

    Rufus Wainwright
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Jan 11

Arts & Crafts starts this Saturday. Space is...

Arts & Crafts starts this Saturday. Space is limited. Please stop in to register.

    Northern Liberties Recreation Center
    Arts & Crafts starts this Saturday. Space is limited. Please stop in to register.
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Jan 11

16 Cant-Miss Theater Shows In Philadelphia This January

Where:The Latvian Society of Philadelphia, 531 N. 7th Street

This article has 8 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad Street

Plays & Players Theatre, 1714 Delancey Place

Arden Theatre Company, 40 N. 2nd Street

Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut Street

Lantern Theater Company, 923 Ludlow Street

Where:The Wilma Theater, 265 S. Broad Street

Where:The Rosenbach, 2008 Delancey Place

Where:InterAct Theatre Company, 302 S. Hicks Street

    16 Cant-Miss Theater Shows In Philadelphia This January
    Les Miserables | Photo by Matthew Murphy Kick off 2018 with some great performing arts... The new year brings a slate of new theater shows to Philly stages. Check out our top picks for great shows in Philadelphia this month.
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Jan 11

ROSTAM at Union Transfer on 02/02/2018 08:30 PM EST

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    ROSTAM - Tickets - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA - February 2nd, 2018
    Due To Overwhelming Demand, The ROSTAM Show Have Been Moved From The First Unitarian Church To Union Transfer - All Previously Purchased Tickets Honored! You can add Rostam's new album Half-Light to your ticket order. Choose from a CD, Vinyl, or Digital version of the new album.
    https://www.utphilly.com

Jan 11

"Music is the freight train in which God trav...

"Music is the freight train in which God travels!/ Bang! It does it's thang and then my soul unravels!/ Heals like holy water, and fights all my battles,/ Music is the freight train in which God travels" Check out this clips of the PASSING STRANGE in rehearsal. Their performances had us tapping our feet and clapping our hands. Get yourself to the Wilma Theater to see this musical! Learn more --> goo.gl/37m3uo

    The Wilma Theater
    "Music is the freight train in which God travels!/ Bang! It does it's thang and then my soul unravels!/ Heals like holy water, and fights all my battles,/ Music is the freight train in which God...
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Jan 11

Check out this clips of the PASSING STRANGE i...

Check out this clips of the PASSING STRANGE in rehearsal. Their performances had us tapping our feet and clapping our hands. Get yourself to the Wilma Theater to see this musical! Learn more --> goo.gl/37m3uo

    The Wilma Theater
    "Music is the freight train in which God travels!/ Bang! It does it's thang and then my soul unravels!/ Heals like holy water, and fights all my battles,/ Music is the freight train in which God...
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Jan 11

Check out this clip of the cast of PASSING ST...

Check out this clip of the cast of PASSING STRANGE in rehearsal. Their performance had us tapping our feet and clapping our hands. Get yourself to the Wilma Theater to see this musical! Learn more --> goo.gl/37m3uo

    The Wilma Theater
    "Music is the freight train in which God travels!/ Bang! It does it's thang and then my soul unravels!/ Heals like holy water, and fights all my battles,/ Music is the freight train in which God...
    http://www.facebook.com

Jan 10

Calling all young changemakers! There's only ...

Calling all young changemakers! There's only one week left to sign up for our new Social Action Club - sign up today!

    Northern Liberties Recreation Center
    Calling all young changemakers! There's only one week left to sign up for our new Social Action Club - sign up today!
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Jan 10

"But before we count it back to your uptown f...

"But before we count it back to your uptown flat/ We're gonna do a little play since you came for that/ A play where this band tells you where it's at/ So just follow along, just follow along" PASSING STRANGE begins tonight! Have you gotten your tickets yet to this musical revival? Learn more --> https://goo.gl/37m3uo

    The Wilma Theater
    "But before we count it back to your uptown flat/ We're gonna do a little play since you came for that/ A play where this band tells you where it's at/ So just follow along, just follow along"...
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