Bryan Buttler email@example.com Recent Articles Philly orchestra director to also somehow lead NYC’s Met Opera, and it could be great Yannick Nézet-Séguin has been wearing multiple hats for years — and this new assignment has the potential to bring more star-power to Philadelphia. Behind the Scenes with Cirque du Soleil in Philly More than 20 trucks and a crew of 50 people travel with the world-famous acrobatic troupe, which sets up a full gym for practice backstage. Almost half of Opera Philly’s audience is under 35: Here’s how they did it When he found out young folks were actually buying tickets, general director David Devan decided to cater to their tastes. Get Billy Penn every day in your inbox Top news highlights and can't-miss Philly stories Upcoming events and activities in your area for you and your family Check out a sample from today's newsletter What is the current year? Leave this field blank. Email Address Sign Up Something went wrong! You’re all set! Billy Penn will land in your inbox every morning around 7:00 a.m. You can add firstname.lastname@example.org to your contacts to stop overzealous spam filters from eating our messages.