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WILD - A Clown Western
We all know the iconography of the Western. Dusty streets. Tavern brawls. Rugged individualists surviving on sheer gumption. Boots. Hats. Guns. WILD seeks to discover how that iconography bends when deconstructed by an ensemble of buffoons. Through a collaborative, physical, improvisational process, our show uses the Clown theatrical form to refurbish the Western’s tired old tropes. The result will be something unexpected--and utterly stupid. So pull up a stool, nameless wanderer. Feast your eyes. There’s laughter about, and it’s catching.

presented by Venice Island Performing Arts Center
09/2017/21 - 09/2017/30
Containertopia
This apartment has everything! Song. Dance. Jokes. Zoning laws. Environmental collapse. Housing crises. Existential crises. A game show. A therapy session. All this in under 250 square feet. America has a fever for Tiny Living. Whether out of economic necessity or cultural zeitgeist, the micro-apartment has captured the public imagination. Is it salvation or shtick? A new model for sustainability or crass profiteering? CONTAINERTOPIA is a 21st-century take on vaudeville that looks at the ever-shrinking living spaces that city-dwellers submit themselves to. With synthesizer-heavy Weimar cabaret tunes, original music, and projection-based set design, our multimedia cabaret explores and exposes the popular trend of tiny living. What afforded to us is affordable? Created and performed by Julia Frey (New Paradise Laboratories, ComedySportz) and Sam Day Harmet, with Alex Kramer.

presented by Philadelphia Fringe Festival
09/2017/21 - 09/2017/23
ELEMENTAL FORCES, Dancefusion, Grounded Aerial, Jim Bunting Dance
Dancefusion, Philadelphia's dynamic modern dance repertory company will present Elemental Forces, exploring the fundamental forces that bring us together and the classic elements that support life (Earth, Water, Fire and Air). Two guest companies will join our program, Grounded Aerial and Jim Bunting Dance Company. Our program will feature Dancefusion in four powerful works; Songs (1956) by Mary Anthony, Weathervane by Janet Pilla Marini, Waterwise by Jennifer Yackel, and a new work, Isolated Textures by Masad Qawishabazz. Grounded Aerial will present Infinity ?? by Karen A. Fuhrman. Jim Bunting Dance Company will present Surrender by Jim Bunting.

presented by Dancefusion
09/2017/22 - 09/2017/23
Ubu Faust
Brought fresh to the Fringe from New York City, Ubu assumes the role of Faust in this raucous, rapid-fire puppet comedy. Inspired by the plays of Alfred Jarry, the legends of Faust, and the traditions of Punch and Judy, UBU FAUST is a satirical exploration of a most grotesque and unlikable man and the lengths to which he’ll go to satisfy his many hungers. Well, two. Two hungers. He really only has the two. Contains boorish villainy, laughable special effects, gratuitous wordplay, and puppet sexuality. Minimal audience participation. Except in one bit. Well, three. Three bits. But they’re simple. And relatively painless. Created and performed by Broderick Jones. Part of the Philadelphia Fringe Festival. Buy tickets for The Turn of the Screw and Ubu Faust at the door and get a discount for both shows! The Turn of the Screw starts at 7:30pm. To learn more about The Turn of the Screw go to: http://fringearts.com/event/the-turn-of-the-screw/

presented by Leila and Pantea Productions
09/2017/20 - 09/2017/23
Every Day, APOCALYPSE!
Meet the members of the floundering Angry Goose Theatre Company whose rehearsal is interrupted when Jesus stops by. Perturbed by their lukewarm reception, the irate son of God condemns the members of the company to experience a new apocalyptic scenario every day, for eternity. Can the members of the company learn enough about themselves, each other, and Armageddon to save the world, not to mention the world’s worst production of Hamlet. A comic fusion of performance traditions, Every Day, APOCALYPSE! incorporates elements of dance, circus arts, and puppetry to the role of art in the apocalyptic landscape. Positing the end of the world in its many incarnations as metaphor for the ever mounting challenges to artistic expression in the twenty first century, the show explores the impulse to create and where the responsibility of the artist lies.

presented by Lone Brick Theatre Company
09/2017/22 - 09/2017/22
Tongue & Groove Spontaneous Theater presents QUESTIONS
For our 10th anniversary season, T&G turns the tables: instead of us asking you to provide the answers, now it's your turn to pose the questions!   What question has been on your mind lately? Personal or global, emotional or intellectual, mundane or spiritual.... We'll take the questions you submit pre-show and use them to inspire an instant montage of hilarious and heartbreaking scenes and monologues. For exceptional unscripted theater, put your questions in our hands! "Hilarious… and fearless..." - Philly Weekly "Dazzling.." -  Phila Inquirer 'Raw, smart, funny..." - Phawker "The ensemble created…hilarious scenes…and also beautiful scenes of sincerity and compassion..." - DCMetro Theater Arts "Improv or not, this is great theater. Go see this!" - Phila City Paper

presented by Tongue & Groove Spontaneous Theater
09/2017/08 - 09/2017/23
The Turn of the Screw
A provocative tale of suspense, horror and repressed sexuality, The Turn of the Screw is a ghost story originally penned by Henry James in 1898, adapted for the stage by Jeffrey Hatcher. It is not a tale for the faint of heart, but a tale for the brave who can stand to wait it out in the dark. A young governess journeys to a lonely English manor house to care for two recently orphaned children. But she is not their first governess. Her predecessor, Miss Jessel, drowned herself when she became pregnant by the sadistic valet, Peter Quint, who was himself found dead soon after under mysterious circumstances. Now the new governess has begun to see their specters haunting the children, and she must find a way to stop the fiends before it is too late. But one frightening question tortures the would-be heroine: Are the ghosts real, or are they the product of her own fevered imagination? Presented by Leila and Pantea Productions. Part of the Live Arts Fringe Festival.

presented by Leila and Pantea Productions
09/2017/20 - 09/2017/24
The Magic Flute
In Mozart's masterful comedy about love, truth, and the pursuit of enlightenment, prince Tamino sets off to rescue Pamina, the beautiful daughter of the Queen of the Night, from the mysterious Sarastro. But with the help of the birdcatcher Papageno and three Spirits as their guide, Tamino discovers an even bigger adventure, and is united with his love along the way. Celebrated co-directors Suzanne Andrade and Barrie Kosky present The Magic Flute in a playfully subversive, crowd-pleasing production that evokes a meeting between 1920s silent movies and David Lynch, with the singers performing amidst fanciful animated projections. Created by the British theatre group 1927, the LA Times calls this Magic Flute “a stunning live-action cartoon. It is fun for the whole family.”

presented by Opera Philadelphia
09/2017/15 - 09/2017/24
Alton Brown Live: Eat Your Science Tour
Alton Brown Live: Eat Your Science, the follow-up to the smash Edible Inevitable tour, hits the road again. Fans can expect all-new everything including songs, multimedia presentations, talk-show antics, and bigger and better potentially dangerous food demonstrations. Brown has a knack for mixing together a perfect base of science, music and food into two hours of pure entertainment. Critics and fans alike have raved about the interactive components of Brown’s shows. He promises “plenty of new therapy inducing opportunities during our audience participation segments. I don’t want to give too much away, but this time we’re going to play a little game while we’re at it. Plus, you’ll see things I’ve never been allowed to do on TV.” He’s also contemplating more sophisticated protective gear for folks in the first few rows…just in case things get messy…again.

presented by Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
11/2017/05 - 11/2017/05
The Church Sisters
Originally from the coal mining District of Dickinson County, VA, The Church Sisters mesmerizing music chronicles their childhood with a haunting sound and blue-grass twist. Their roots extend through Bluegrass and Gospel, performing alongside legendary acts from a young age. The Church Sisters delivered with “Where We’ll Never Grow Old,” one of the tracks on the two-disc project that also features legendary artists Vince Gill, Emmylou Harris and Dolly Parton.

presented by Montgomery County Community College
10/2017/07 - 10/2017/07
Pedals, Page-turns and Postludes
* Thursday, September 21st, 2017 at 6:00 PM a Mini Concert at The Community House, Moorestown, NJ * Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at 8:00 PM at The Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill * Sunday, September 24th, 2017 at 3:00 PM at The Academy of Vocal Arts Laura Ward unveils the trade secrets of the collaborative pianist. The art of attending to the word, the breath and the composer, Laura shares what it means to perform with singers. Featuring insights from the bench by Laura Ward on playing art song, opera and premiering new works.

presented by Lyric Fest
09/2017/21 - 09/2017/24
Chamber concert - Original compositions
The Delaware County Symphony is delighted to present two original chamber works composed by DCS violinist Jeremy Desiderio. Mr. Desiderio will perform his violin sonata and DCS cellist, Emily Carroll, will perform his Cello Sonata. Both performers are accompanied on piano by Han Nah Son. The concert will include a brief discussion and explanation of the pieces by the composer. Come experience the excitement of world premiere performances!

presented by Delaware County Symphony
09/2017/24 - 09/2017/24
Red Velvet
London, 1833. There are riots on the streets protesting the Slavery Abolition Act. Inside the Theatre Royal, tragic actor Ira Aldridge is making history. Fresh from dazzling success in the capitals of Europe, he is about to become the first African-American actor to play Othello in London, where the play was created. The conflict inside the theater mirrors that on stage and outside: what price will artists pay for their audacity?

presented by Lantern Theater Company
09/2017/07 - 10/2017/08
GoKash OnSTAGE presents Seventy IV Seconds... to judgement
GoKash OnSTAGE in residence at the Arden What is “Justifiable Homicide”? What roles do paranoia, race, and fear play in a split decision to kill? Should social class, personal histories, or individual assumptions factor into a months’ long evaluation of justice? Is there enough space for the application of law in a killing which takes seconds to commit? Who are we, who decide? How are we to decide? In the next installment of his justice series, “Seventy IV Seconds… to judgment”, Kash Goins introduces us to a jury of 6 who have been deadlocked for over a week. In an attempt to uncover the truth buried in the facts as presented in the case, the youngest juror who is not much different than a central figure in the killing, offers a unique tactic. An exercise purposed to move the jury beyond feelings which are buried beneath the cover of what they’ve come to accept as their personal truths. To be heard. To listen. To process the law as instructed.

presented by GoKash OnSTAGE
09/2017/06 - 09/2017/24
Tri-County Concerts presents the Rolston String Quartet
Recognized as having “just the right mix of delicate articulation, stormy passion and tender stillness” (Strad Magazine), The Rolston String Quartet was awarded first prize at the prestigious 2016 Banff International String Quartet Competition and numerous others. It also was named among the Canadian Broadcasting Company’s 2016 “30 Hot Canadian Classical Musicians Under 30.” The group has performed and participated in residencies and fellowships throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe. Formerly the graduate quartet-in-residence at Rice University, it now holds that position at Yale University. Tri-County Concerts is proud to present this talented and highly praised ensemble performing Beethoven, Schafer, and Debussy. Come hear some great music and then meet the artists at a complimentary post-concert reception! Students may attend for free.

presented by Tri-County Concerts Association
09/2017/24 - 09/2017/24
Godspell
GODSPELL Conceived and Originally Directed by John-Michael Tebelak Music and New Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz Originally Produced on the New York Stage by Edgar Lansbury, Stuart Duncan, and Joseph Beruh directed by Matt Pfeiffer September 19- October 1, 2017 From the musical genius behind the Broadway blockbusters Wicked and Pippin comes this exuberant take on the Gospel According to Matthew. An offbeat group of disciples helps Jesus bring his enduring parables to life through games, stories, and unforgettable songs by Grammy and Tony Award winner Stephen Schwartz. Having touched the hearts of theatregoers throughout the world, this timeless tale of friendship, loyalty and love grapples with the eternal question: How can spirituality survive in a stubbornly material world? Rejoice and prepare ye for a legendary show that “never stops bopping, bouncing, bounding” (The New York Times).

presented by Villanova Theatre
09/2017/19 - 10/2017/01
Long Day's Journey into Night
One fateful summer day, the Tyrone family gathers in New London, Connecticut, bound to a past they are unable to forgive or forget. James and Mary Tyrone and their two sons fight for the stability and survival of their family, but are caught in a hopeless cycle of love and resentment. As day turns to night and the family indulges in its vices, the truth unravels, leaving behind a quartet of ruined lives. An unashamedly autobiographical account of O’Neill’s own life “written in tears and blood,” Long Day’s Journey into Night is considered one of the most powerful American plays of the 20th century. The production will star Barrymore Award Winner E. Ashley Izard as Mary Tyrone, Paul Herbon as James Tyrone, James Davis as Edmund and Josh Carpenter as Jamie.

presented by Quintessence Theatre Group
10/2017/04 - 10/2017/22
Chicago
Kander and Ebb's universal tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz. Fosse dancing and classic songs including "Cell Block Tango" and Mr. Cellophane". The winner of six Tony Awards finally makes its debut on the PCS stage.

presented by The Players Club of Swarthmore
09/2017/15 - 09/2017/30
Adam Gopnik | At the Stranger's Gate: Arrivals in New York
In conversation with Meg Wolitzer, bestselling author of The Interestings among many novels. A writer for The New Yorker for more than three decades, Adam Gopnik is the author of Paris to the Moon, Angels and Ages: A Short Book About Darwin, Lincoln, and Modern Life, and The Table Comes First, an “unapologetically intelligent yet charmingly witty” (The Atlantic) bite into the deeper truths of food culture. A three-time recipient of the National Magazine Award and a winner of the George Polk Award for Magazine Reporting, Gopnik was decorated with the French Republic’s medal of Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters. At the Strangers’ Gate is a memoir of his 1980s move to a peculiar New York that is both romantically familiar yet light years from today’s incarnation.

presented by Free Library of Philadelphia - Parkway Central Library
09/2017/22 - 09/2017/22
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Music and Lyrics by William Finn • Book by Rachel Sheinkin • Conceived by Rebecca Feldman Dust off your dictionary as six awkward adolescents face off in the battle of their lives. Let the spelling (and the singing) begin! The competition is intense. The words are outrageous.  The songs are hilarious. These six quirky youngsters tell tales from their home lives while spelling their hearts out hoping to never hear the crushing “ding” of the bell that signals a mistake. Both tender and sarcastic, this joyful Tony Award-winning musical of overachievers’ angst brings you inside a spelling championship you’ll never forget. Weds @ 2 & 7:30 pm, Thurs @ 7:30pm, Fri @ 8:00pm, Sat @ 2 & 8:00pm, Sun @ 3:00pm

presented by Bristol Riverside Theatre
09/2017/19 - 10/2017/15
RIPCORD
A Regional Premiere Of This New Comedy By David Lindsey-Abaire Directed by Dan Hickey A sunny room on an upper floor is prime real estate in the Bristol Place Assisted Living Facility, so when the cantankerous Abby is forced to share her quarters with new-arrival Marilyn, she has no choice but to get rid of the infuriatingly chipper woman by any means necessary. A seemingly harmless bet between the old women quickly escalates into a dangerous game of one-upmanship that reveals not just the tenacity of these worthy opponents, but also deeper truths that each would rather remain hidden. As heartfelt as it is deliciously inappropriate, this is a hilarious comedy.

presented by South Camden Theatre Company
09/2017/15 - 10/2017/01
Which Reminds Me at Act II Playhouse
Written by and starring Tony Braithwaite, "Which Reminds Me" is Tony's newest one-man show! Combines stand-up, storytelling, songs, and video to recount his favorite theatre stories. Mishaps, triumphs, and letters from patrons will make their way into these hilarious tales from Ambler’s chief raconteur.

presented by Act II Playhouse
08/2017/30 - 10/2017/01
Barleyjuice Trio
As Heard on The Office, King of the Hill The ayes have it - Barleyjuice is a grand group of talented tunesmiths and prodigious performers, and the absolute best time you can have at a concert without removing your kilt! http://act2.org/cms2/index.php/onstage/spotlight/barleyjuice ABOUT THE BAND Barleyjuice was born out of rock and roll, reared on British Invasion, Country Western and Prog Rock, and landed somewhere in the North Channel with a penchant for all that is Celtic. Kyf Brewer, Swanny Swanson, Eric Worthington, Alice O'Quirke and John Tracey welcome you to their playground of musical misbehavior, where kilts may be a preferred dress, but bagpipes, fiddle, accordion, mandolin, bouzouki, whistle, piano, harmonica, bass and drums cover them nicely even when they turn up naked.

presented by Act II Playhouse
10/2017/01 - 10/2017/01
The Bald Soprano by Eugène Ionesco
The collapse of reality, a tragedy of language: classic Absurdism freshly conceived! Ionesco awash in a world gone awry -- causality means nothing, numbers don't add up, names have no validity, existence is surreal. A comedy for our time, at Bethany Mission Gallery, the ultimate evening of Idiopathic outsider art! Featuring: Tina Brock Tomas Dura Arlen Hancock Sonja Robson Bob Schmidt John Zak Directed by Tina Brock Costume and Set Design: Erica Hoelscher Sound Design: Tina Brock Translated by Donald M. Allen Preview Performances (9/5, 9/6) - $15 Opening Night (9/7): $25 Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday - $22 Friday, Saturday & Sunday - $25 Tuesday through Saturdays at 7:30, Sunday matinee at 2:30 pm Seating is limited; early arrival is encouraged. Doors open one half-hour before curtain. Inquire about student, senior, industry and group discounts. IRC. We bring good nothingness to life.

presented by Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium
09/2017/05 - 09/2017/24
Vampire, Sex, and Ghost Tour
Our maiden tour voted best in Philadelphia. With an eclectic array of sites and frights from dark & deviant sexcapades to torture, mass burials & execution, to vampires, pirates, and ghosts! A solid year of research & development byuniversity professor Joe Wojie this high energy, R-Rated adult night tour ensures the highest value in entertainment and fact. An exceptionally one of a kind, unique, and far different tour than any other- adventurers are guided past Independence Hall, The Library of Congress and 2 dozen other sites starting with a core of traditional stories from our founding fathers and quickly moving to Philly's most seedy locations like our whipping posts, gallows, red light district; even recounting hauntings such as that of the City Tavern, pirate ghost ships that sail the Delaware, and more!

presented by Grim Philly Twilight Tours
09/2017/21 - 09/2017/28
Jessica Lang Dance
Founded in 2011, Jessica Lang Dance (JLD) quickly established itself as a force to be reckoned with in the world of dance. Since the company's inception, marked by Lang's receipt of a Joyce Theater Artists residency supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, JLD has risen rapidly, performing at world renowned venues and festivals including Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, Brooklyn Academy of Music's Next Wave Festival, the Kennedy Center and Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico. JLD's performance at the Miller Center will feature "Thousand Yard Stare" a work which premiered in 2016 and is based on the name given to a traumatized soldier's unfocused gaze, described by the Chicago Sun-Times as, "...as remarkable evocation, minimal yet profound, of soldiers in formation at war. Moving and masterful."

presented by Miller Center for the Arts
10/2017/21 - 10/2017/21
RANKY TANKY
"Gullah" comes from West African language and means "a people blessed by God." "Ranky Tanky" translates loosely as "Work It," or "Get Funky!" In this spirit, this Charleston, SC-based quintet performs timeless music of Gullah culture born in the southeastern Sea Island region of the U.S. From playful game songs to ecstatic shouts, from heartbreaking spirituals to delicate lullabies, the musical roots are "rank" and fertile ground from which these contemporary artists are grateful to have grown. South Carolina natives Quentin Baxter, Kevin Hamilton, Charlton Singleton, and Clay Ross come together, joined by one of the low country's most celebrated volcatists Quiana Parler, to revive a "Heartland of American Music."

presented by Miller Center for the Arts
09/2017/22 - 09/2017/22
ADA/AVA, Manual Cinema
Set in a landscape of the New England Gothic, Ada/Ava uses a story of the fantastic and supernatural to explore mourning and melancholoy, self and other. Manual Cinema is a performance collective, design studio, and film/video production company founded in 2010 by Drew Dir, Sarah Fornace, Ben Kauffman, Julia Miller, and Kyle Vegler. Manual Cinema combines handmade shadow puppetry, cinematic techniques, and innovative sound and music to create immersive visual stories for stage and screen. Using vintage overhead projectors, multiple screens, puppets, actors, live feed cameras, multi-channel sound design, and a live music ensemble, Manual Cinema transforms the experience of attending the cinema and imbues it with aliveness, ingenuity, and theatricality. AUDIENCE ENRICHMENT ACTIVITY: Post-show talk-back from the stage with the cast of Ada/Ava.

presented by Miller Center for the Arts
11/2017/04 - 11/2017/04
Epic Beethoven
Piano concerto No. 3 & Missa Solemnis In memoriam Lewis du Pont Smith Soloists: Andrea Lauren Brown (soprano), Jody Kidwell (alto), Dana Wilson (tenor), Kevin Deas (bass), Valentin Radu (piano) Piano Concerto No. 3 in c minor, Op. 37 Missa Solemnis in D Major, Op. 123 This program will feature two monumental works by the great Beethoven: the Missa Solemnis in D Major, written during the height of his composing career, around the same time as his Ninth Symphony, and generally considered one of his supreme achievements; and—with Maestro Radu as soloist on the magnificent Bösendorfer Imperial Grand—the Piano Concerto No. 3, premiered, with the composer as soloist, in April 1803 at the same concert in which he premiered his Second Symphony and—more significantly—his dramatic oratorio Christ on the Mount of Olives, which the Ama Deus Ensemble will be performing this season at our Good Friday concert in March. A true epic performance!

presented by Vox Ama Deus
10/2017/13 - 10/2017/13
Dan Levinson’s Roof Garden Jass Band
Dan Levinson brings his Roof Garden Jass Band to the Tri-State Jazz Society to re-create the style of the Original Dixieland Jass Band and the earliest sounds of recorded jazz. 2017 is being observed as the centennial year of commercially recorded jazz music, and the Roof Garden Jass Band is a celebration of that milestone. Funding for this concert has been made possible by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/ Department of State through the Camden County Cultural & Heritage Commission at Camden County College, the designated arts agency of Camden County.

presented by Tri-State Jazz Society
09/2017/24 - 09/2017/24
Healthy Halloween 2017
Join Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse for a fun Halloween celebration including nature exploration, live music, a “Thriller” dance party, messy arts, healthy treats, and fun in the 6 1/2 acre Playground and 16,000 sq. ft. Playhouse! Children are welcome to come in costume. Smith is joined by Let's Go Outdoors, Noggin Hill Blue Grass, and School of Dance Arts to provide the morning's activities. Healthy treats, giveaways, and decorations generously provides by Beech-Nut, Happy Family, Primex Garden Center, and Vetri Family Foundation. Tickets are $10 per child or free for Smith members.

presented by Smith Memorial Playground and Playhouse
10/2017/28 - 10/2017/28
Indian Classical Dance - Shijith and Parvathy
Sruti is pleased to present an outstanding Bharatanatyam Dance performance by Shijith Namibiar and Parvathy Menon. Bios of dancers and musicians follow: Shijith Nambiar is an internationally-acclaimed performer, choreographer and Teacher of BharatanatyamSouth Asias premier classical dance form. A former faculty member at the world famous Kalakshetra foundation for the performing arts, Shijith has established an independent creative identity based on his artistic versatility. His many productions have been presented at both national and international stages where they have been appreciated by critics and the general public alike. His exceptional sense of music and rhythm along with unique traditional innovations exemplifies his choreographic skills. Parvathy Menon is a serious practitioner and instructor of Bharatanatyam. After completing her studies in dance at Kalakshetra, she has embarked upon an extremely successful independent career in performance. Despite her young age, her name is included in lists of Indias most talented dancers. Both, her outstanding expressive skills and her fluency with the traditional dance repertoire, render her performances with an extraordinary elegance. She respectfully attributes her success to all her Gurus especially those from Kalakshetra.

presented by SRUTI - The India Music and Dance Society
10/2017/07 - 10/2017/07
Indian Classical Vocal Concert - Sandeep Narayan
Sandeep Narayan - Indian Classical Carnatic Vocal Concert Sruti is pleased to present a Carnatic Vocal concert by Sandeep Narayan, accompanied by H N Bhaskar on the Violin, Neyveli R Narayanan on the Mrudangam and N Guruprasad on the Ghatam. Sandeep Narayan - Vocal Sandeep Narayan is a disciple of the well acclaimed musician, Sri Sanjay Subrahmanyan. Although he was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, he spends most of his time pursuing a career in music based out of Chennai, India. He has won several awards and accolades, and is an A grade artist of All India Radio, Chennai. Sandeep regularly performs all over India and has toured many nations such as the UK, Germany, US, Canada, Singapore, and Sri Lanka, performing with artists across several Western and Eastern genres.

presented by SRUTI - The India Music and Dance Society
10/2017/21 - 10/2017/21
Indian Classical Dance - Mythili Prakash
"Jwala" - Mythili Prakash - Indian Bharatanatyam Dance Sruti is pleased to present an outstanding Bharatanatyam Dance performance by Mythili Prakash. Bios of dancers and musicians follow: Mythili Prakash: Concept, Choreography, and Performance A child prodigy, Mythili began her career as a Bharata Natyam performer at the age of eight. She was trained by her mother, Viji Prakash, and is currently under the tutelage of Indias master dancer, Malavika Sarukkai. Mythili has performed as a soloist around the world - the Madras Music Academy in India, The Lowry in Manchester, Musée Guimet in Paris, Esplanade Theatres in Singapore, and Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. She is recipient of the Creation to Performance Grant from Irvine Dance Foundation and the Artistic Innovation Grant from Center for Cultural Innovation.

presented by SRUTI - The India Music and Dance Society
10/2017/28 - 10/2017/28
Indian Classical Vocal Concert - Ashwath Narayanan
Ashwath Narayanan - Indian Classical Carnatic Vocal Concert Sruti is pleased to present a Carnatic Vocal concert by Ashwath Narayanan, accompanied by Rajeev Mukundan (Violin) and Sumesh Narayanan (Mridangam). Their short bios follow: Ashwath Narayanan (Vocal) Ashwath hails from a family of musically oriented people who have a vast knowledge about carnatic music and he grew up in an atmosphere of musical critics who guided him to improve upon his music constantly.

presented by SRUTI - The India Music and Dance Society
11/2017/11 - 11/2017/11