On Stage (Extra): Cirque du Soleil crawls into area

Also: Jersey Boys come to Playhouse on Rodney Square By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Cirque du Soleil’s OVO comes to Philadelphia this week. The entertainment calendar is looking good for next week with two blockbuster shows heading to the area for multi-day runs — Cirque du Soleil and “The Jersey Boys.” Many traditional circuses have relied on their animals as major draws. One...

On Stage: Pope Francis’ visit shakes up concert schedules

But shows still happening, including Ghost, Fidlar and more By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times With Pope Francis’ historic visit to Philadelphia, much of the local music and performance scene is seeking schedule changes. Back in the mid-1980s during MTV’s heyday, “Frankie Goes to Hollywood” was a band that drew thousands of fans at every appearance. This weekend, “Frankie Goes...