“Just when you think it can’t get more horrifying, it does,” sums Sanders.
The cast includes Becky Engborg, Bill Joachim, Kirk Lawrence, Gretchen Furst, Jan Labellarte, John Kuchar, Meggan Gomez, Merce Tonne, Meredith Lipson, Pat Kelly, Sue Sneeringer, Tom Onushco, and Troy Brokenshire.
For further info: CivicTheatre.com
Renowned sculptor Karl Stirner, 88, of Easton has a retrospective of his life work on exhibit through April 7, titled “Transformations - Works in Steel,” at the Payne Hurd Gallery at Moravian College in Bethlehem. The collection has large and medium-sized steel sculptures and some drawings by Stirner, whose art career began at age 23, as a professional drafter and then a teacher at Tyler School of Art at Temple University and Moore and Swarthmore colleges. He has created more than 400 pieces of art and is known for using natural materials. His work can be found at such venues as the Museum of Modern Art and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The City of Easton also dedicated The Karl Stirner Arts Trail in his honor.
For further info: moravian.edu
The 17th annual Edwin H. & Leigh W. Schadt String Competition will feature cello finals on Sunday at 2 p.m., at Miller Symphony Hall in Allentown. Three finalists will play cello concertos to compete for an $8,000 prize in the Audience Choice Award. Admission is free, and a public reception will follow.
The Schadt String Competition is the annual national solo string competition presented by the Allentown Symphony Association. It was created in 1997, following a bequest to the association from Edwin H. (1910-1994) and Leigh W. (1904-1996), both of Allentown.The competition alternates annually between violin, cello and classical guitar. First prize also includes a solo concerto engagement with the Allentown Symphony Orchestra during the season following each competition.
For further info: millersymphonyhall.org
The Pennsylvania Sinfonia Orchestra celebrates its 30th Anniversary Season with a “Birthday Bash” on Saturday at 7:30 p.m., at Christ Lutheran Church in Allentown. The program includes G.F. Handel’s “Water Music Suite in D Major,” W.A. Mozart’s “Concerto for Flute and Harp in C” with guest harpist Frances Duffy and Sinfonia’s principal flutist Robin Kani, Hugo Wolf’s “Italian Serenade,” and Maurice Ravel’s “Le Tombeau de Couperin.”
For further info: PASinfonia.org