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Monteverdi Vespers--Phila. Shakespeare Co.'s Classical Cabaret Fest.--Wissahickon Valley, 1620-2020

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David Patrick Stearns looks ahead to a December 5, 2010 performance celebrating the 400th anniversary of the Monteverdi Vespers.

As The Philadelphia Shakespeare Company's Classical Cabaret festival gets underway, Susan Lewis considers connections between the classics and contemporary theater.

Jim Cotter speaks with David Contosta and Carol Franklin, who are the authors of Metropolitan Paradise: The Struggle for Nature in the City. The book is about Philadelphia's Wissahickon Valley, 1620-2020.

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As senior producer of arts and culture, Susan writes and produces stories about music and the arts. She’s host and producer of WRTI’s TIME IN online interview series, and producer of The Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert series, to which she also contributes weekly intermission interviews. She’s also been a regular host of WRTI’s Live from the Performance Studio sessions.