Out & About: Sept. 27-Oct. 3, 2019

Out & About: Sept. 27-Oct. 3, 2019

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WITCH, PLEASE!: Halloween shows up early when drag duo, The Boulet Brothers, take the drag monsters from their popular OutTV competition show “Dragula” on the road for a frightfully fabulous good time, performing 8 p.m. Oct. 3 at The Fillmore Philadelphia, 29 E. Allen St.; 215-309-0150.

 

Theater & Arts

Bianca Del Rio: It’s Jester Joke
The drag star and comedian performs, 8 p.m. Oct. 2 at Perelman Theater, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

Hamilton
The smash-hit blockbuster musical makes its Philly debut, through Nov. 17 at Kimmel’s Forrest Theatre, 1114 Walnut St. St.; 215- 923-1515.

Herbert Ferber: Form into Space
Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition featuring sculptures and related drawings that Herbert Ferber (1906-91) created during the 1950s — the artist’s most creative period, through Jan. 5, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Hiker Trash
A book release and art exhibition by Sarah Kaizar, through Oct. 19 at Paradigm Gallery, 746 S. Fourth St.; 267-266-0073.

Horace Pippin: From War to Peace
Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition of paintings highlighting Pippin’s pursuit of a range of themes, from racial violence and the alienation of war to the serene beauty of his home in Chester County, Pennsylvania, through Oct., 2, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Matilda: The Musical
Media Theatre Company presents the Tony Award-winning musical based on the beloved literary character created by Roald Dahl, Oct. 2-27, 104 E. State St., Media; 610-891-0100.

Mimi Imfurst Presents Drag Diva Brunch
Mimi Imfurst and special guests perform 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 28 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

The Most Revolutionary: LGBTQ Politics and the Radical Left, 1969-1999
William Way Community Center presents an exhibit telling the hidden history of LGBTQ politics and the radical left in the three decades following Stonewall, Sept. 27-Dec. 27, 1315 Spruce St.; 215-732-2220.

9 to 5: The Musical
Theatre Non-Conforming presents the stage adaptation of the classic workplace comedy, through Sept. 29 at Centre Theater, 208 Dekalb St., Norristown; 267-789-9249.

#QueerLifePHL
William Way LGBT Community Center hosts an exhibition exploring how we use our phones as a tool to record and communicate our stories and how, by sharing, we create a sense of identity, expression and, ultimately, an act of resistance by refusing to be erased, through Oct. 25, 1315 Spruce St; 215-732-2220

The Roommate
1812 Productions presents the comedy about two women in the ’50s sharing a house in Iowa and in need of a fresh start, through Oct. 20 at Plays & Players Theatre, 1714 Delancey Place; 215-592-9560.

Sugar Skull
A musical adventure based on the Día de los Muertos celebration, 1 p.m. Sept. 28 at Harold Prince Theatre, 3680 Walnut St.; 215-898-3900.

Young Frankenstein: The Musical
Walnut Street Theatre presents the stage adaptation of Mel Brook’s classic comedy, through Oct. 20, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

Music

POPS Goes to Hollywood: From Raiders to Gotham
The Philly POPS performs the scores to blockbuster action film soundtracks, Sept. 27-29 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

Saved By The 90’s
The ’90s tribute band performs 9 p.m. Sept. 28 at Franklin Music Hall, 421 N. Seventh St.; 215-627-1332.

Enter Shikari
The UK rock band performs 8 p.m. Sept. 29 at The Foundry, 29 E. Allen St.; 215-309-0150.

Lucinda Williams
The Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter performs her “Car Wheels On A Gravel Road” album in its entirety, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1 at World Café Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

Hugh Jackman
The actor sings songs from his hit films 7:30 p.m. Oct. 2 at Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St.; 215-389-9543.

GWAR
The cartoonish and over-the-top hard rock band performs 6:30 p.m. Oct. 4 at Franklin Music Hall, 421 N. Seventh St.; 215-627-1332.

Nightlife

The Rainbow Connection
Mimi Imfurst hosts a Muppets-themed drag tribute show, 8 p.m. Sept. 27 at Franky Bradley’s, 1320 Chancellor St.; 215-735-0735.

Amateur Drag Attack: September Edition
Amateur drag artists end the month with a bang, 9 p.m. Sept. 27 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

Lotus Lounge
An API Queer extravaganza presented by Philadelphia Asian & Queer (PAQ) features performances by Lady Geisha and Zsa Zsa St James, with music by DJ Ting, 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Sept. 27 at Boxers PHL, 1330 Walnut St.; 215-735-2977.

SLAY
Lady Geisha hosts this month’s party featuring guest performers Aira, That Queen and Stefani Steel, 10 p.m. Sept. 28 at Boxers PHL, 1330 Walnut St.; 215-735-2977.

American Horror Story: A Drag and Burlesque Tribute Show
A scary burlesque show, 8 p.m. Sept. 29 at Franky Bradley’s, 1320 Chancellor St.; 215-735-0735.

It’s Always Sunnydale in Philadelphia
A Buffy the Vampire Salyer-themed drag/burlesque tribute show, 9 p.m. Oct. 2 at Franky Bradley’s, 1320 Chancellor St.; 215-735-0735.

Outta Town

Grungefest
The tribute bands perform the music of Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, Hole and more, 7 p.m. Sept. 27 at The Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 202-730-3331.

Fanci By Design presents #ImSoFancy Drag Show
Fanci DisMount Stratton and her girls perform 9 p.m. Sept. 27 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

DJ Jazzy Jeff
The acclaimed hip-hop DJ and producer performs 8 p.m. Sept. 28 at The Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 202-730-3331

 

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POETRY IN MOTION: Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal pays homage to famed poet, singer and songwriter, Leonard Cohen when the acclaimed ballet ensemble performs “Dance Me,” through Sept. 28 at Zellerbach Theatre, 3680 Walnut St.; 215-898-3900.


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