A.D. Amorosi


A.D. Amorosi is a journalist who works internationally, nationally and locally for publications including Variety, Billboard, Wax Poetics, Magnet, and Philadelphia Inquirer/Philly.com in addition to PhillyVoice. Amorosi hosts a radio show at WPPM 106.5 FM Mondays at 4 p.m. called “Theater in the Round” that covers theater, drag, cabaret, burlesque, performance art and opera. He also appears on "That's Show Biz," 3 p.m. Tuesdays on WWDB-AM (860). When Amorosi is not writing or talking loudly, he can be found cooking and gardening with his wife, Reese, playing with his greyhound, Django, and collecting couture suits and vintage vinyl.

January 17, 2018

Michael Wolff

Opinions run rampant over Michael Wolff’s ‘Fire and Fury,’ despite many having never read it

Before you even strolled into the main hall of Vine Street’s Central Library of the Free Library of Philadelphia on Tuesday night, the buzz was deafening.

January 12, 2018


How the Paris terrorist attacks shaped their music: The Dove & the Wolf

Few artists move from Paris to Philadelphia unless they have to, yet Paloma Gil and Louise Hayat-Camard – the duo behind the lofty, folksy local duo The Dove & the Wolf – seem pleased as punch that they made that move.

January 11, 2018


A revolutionary new 'Les Miserables' reflects Victor Hugo's artistic vision

The last time Philadelphia audiences saw playwrights Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical “Les Misérables” on a local stage, we lived in calmer socio-political times.

December 29, 2017


Television – not the boob tube – but the band, is back

Television’s Jimmy Rip likes to laugh when he talks about his career.

December 29, 2017


A one-on-one with Comedy Central's Ronny Chieng

To American basic cable watchers and stand-up comedy lovers who’ll see him at Punch Line this weekend, Ronny Chieng knows how to tell and twist a news story.

December 28, 2017


Gilbert Gottfried explains his tightrope of a career

Maybe Comedian Gilbert Gottfried has been part of your life for so long, you’re probably not sure when you first embraced him.

December 18, 2017


Samantha Fish is breaking up the boys' club of blues singers

When the idea of the blues comes up in conversation, the top-tier names that spring to mind are usually men. Old and new – from Robert Johnson and Muddy Waters to Joe Bonamassa and Gary Clark Jr. – America’s rawest, saddest, most passionate sound is something of a boys club.

December 16, 2017

Art Events

She put the 'Connie' into Connie’s Ric Rac

When Connie’s Ric Rac opens its doors on Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m., a familiar name (if not the face) will present her work in a live setting.

December 7, 2017


Marty Stuart’s brand of country is geared for road warriors

Guitarist Marty Stuart would be a living country music legend just for playing on sessions with Johnny Cash, George Jones and the like.

December 6, 2017

Concert Reviews

LCD Soundsystem reunites for three nights in Philly

For the first date of its three-night stint at The Fillmore last night, LCD Soundsystem proved that time away from each other (four years) and Philadelphia (seven years) made their collective heart grow fonder and funkier.

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