America in Paris

The first national tour of An American in Paris makes its Philadelphia premiere at the Academy of Music for a one-week engagement Nov. 22-27. Inspired by the Academy Award-winning film, An American in Paris is the romantic story about an American soldier, a mysterious French girl and an indomitable European city, each yearning for a …

City of Irish love

On stage: Holmesburg resident Michael Toner stars in Molly Sweeney at Walnut Street Theatre. Performances will continue through Oct. 15. TIMES FILE PHOTO Philadelphia’s only professional theater company dedicated to preserving classic Irish and Irish-American theater while presenting it to new audiences will open its next feature production, Brian Friel’s Molly Sweeney, on Friday, Sept. …

Ready for the ring

Put ’em up: Olympic silver medalist boxer John Joe Nevin will headline a 10-bout card on Friday, Aug. 26, at SugarHouse Casino. PHOTO: TWITTER / JOHN JOE NEVIN Olympic silver medalist boxer John Joe Nevin will make is Philadelphia professional debut on Friday, Aug. 26, headlining a 10-bout card at SugarHouse Casino, 1001 Delaware Ave. …