Events Calendar: Dec 6-13

Events Calendar: Dec 6-13

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MERRY ‘X’-MAS: Pop icon, Madonna, brings her intimate Madame X World Tour, featuring most songs from her new album and a handful of her hits, to Philly for a string of shows, Dec. 7, 8 and 11 at The Met, 858 N. Broad St. For more information or tickets, e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Theater & Arts

BalletX Fall Series 2019

The acclaimed dance company performs two world premieres by choreographers Matthew Neenan and Jo Strømgren, through Dec. 15 at Wilma Theater, 265 S. Broad St.; 215-546-7824. 

 

Designs for Different Futures

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition exploring visionary and sometimes controversial designs that promise to transform how we live, eat, heal, travel and even love, in any number of possible futures, through March 8, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Drag Diva Brunch

Mimi Imfurst and special guests light up your weekend, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 7 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

 

ELF: The Musical

Media Theatre Company presents the stage adaptation of the holiday comedy film, through Jan. 12, 104 E. State St., Media; 610-891-0100.

 

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.

 

Kōgei: Art Craft Japan

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition celebrating Japanese kōgei — one-of-a-kind, handcrafted objects made with traditional techniques and natural materials, through summer 2020, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Made by Hand: Contemporary Korean Craft

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition where artists find inspiration in Korea’s acclaimed tradition of handmade objects and add their own visual language to the rich mix of techniques, materials and form, through Jan. 12, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Nutcracker 1776

The Rock School for Dance Education brings a family-friendly, holiday classic to life, Dec. 6-7 at Zellerbach Theatre, 3680 Walnut St.; 215-898-3900.

 

Off The Wall: American Art to Wear

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition of works by mixed-media artists exploring nontraditional materials and methods to create adventurous, deeply imaginative works, through May 17, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

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, through Dec. 27, 1315 Spruce St.; 215-732-2220.

 

Shrek: The Musical

Walnut Street Theatre presents the stage adaptation of the hit animated film about an ogre on a quest to rescue a princess, through Jan. 5, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

 

Sinbad

The comedian performs 8 p.m. Dec. 12 at Xcite Center, 2999 Street Road, Bensalem; 888-588-7279.

 

The Spongebob Musical

The musical based on the popular kids’ show takes the audience to Bikini Bottom, through Dec. 15 at Kimmel’s Forrest Theatre, 1114 Walnut St. St.; 215- 923-1515.

 

This Is The Week That Is

1812 Productions presents the annual political satire stage show, through Jan. 5 at Plays & Players Theatre, 1714 Delancey Place; 215-592-9560.

 

Weeding Out the Stoned

Comedians perform while “medicated,” 8 p.m. Dec. 13 at Good Good Comedy Theater, 215 N. 11th St.; https://goodgoodcomedy.com.

 

Xmas Philes

PHILADANCO performs a holiday-themed show, Dec. 12-14 at Zellerbach Theatre, 3680 Walnut St.; 215-898-3900.

 

Music

Cher

The iconic singer and actress performs 8 p.m. Dec. 6 at Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St.; 215-389-9543.

 

A Philly POPS Christmas: Spectacular Sounds of the Season

The Philly POP performs a holiday concert, Dec. 6-21 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-731-3333. 

 

PGMC: Starry Night

Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus performs a holiday concert, through Dec. 7 at Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad St.; 215-985-0420. 

 

Beatles vs. Stones

Tribute bands, Abbey Road and Satisfaction, perform a battle of the classic bands, 8 p.m. Dec. 6 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650. 

 

Jagged Edge & Silk

The R&B groups performs 8 p.m. Dec. 7 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650.

 

Q102’s Jingle Ball

Lizzo, 5SOS, Monsta X and more perform, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 11 at Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St.; 215-336-3600. 

 

Chris Pureka

The out singer-songwriter performs 8 p.m. Dec. 12 a Sellersville Theater, 24 W. Temple Ave.; 215-257-5808

 

Darlene Love

The jazz/pop singer performs 8 p.m. Dec. 13 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650.



Nightlife

Thank Yule For Being A Friend! A Golden Girls Holiday Musical Parody 

Golden Gays NYC performs, 7 p.m. Dec. 6 at Franky Bradley’s, 1320 Chancellor St.; 215-735-0735. 

 

BenDeLaCreme & Jinkx Monsoon: All I Want For Christmas Is Attention

The two drag stars team up for the holidays, 8 p.m. Dec. 6 at Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St.; 215-232-2100. 

 

The Breakfast Club: Philly's All Boylesque Brunch

Josh Schonewolf, Thurston Trapp, Martine and Gray Grammercy perform 1:30 p.m. Dec. 8 at The Thirsty Soul, 1551 W. Passyunk Ave.; 215-515-3276. 

 

Sleigh

Brittany Lynn and special guests Dorinda Medley and Sonja Morgan get festive, 9 p.m. Dec. 12 at Valanni, 1229 Spruce St.; 215-790-9494. 

 

Outta Town

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

The classic comedy film is screened Nov. 29-30 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228. 

 

Leanne Rimes

The country star performs a holiday concert, 8 p.m. Dec. 6 at Hard Rock Live, 1000 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ; 609-449-1000. 

 

Gremlins

The holiday comedy horror film is screened 9:45 p.m. Dec. 6 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228. 

 

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Holiday Party

The retro swing band celebrates the holidays, 8 p.m. Dec. 13 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

 

Rick Springfield & Richard Marx 

The pop-rockers perform 9 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

 

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A MERRY ‘CAREY’ CHRISTMAS: Pop and R&B diva Mariah Carey brings the holiday cheer to Atlantic City for a concert of holiday songs intermingled with fan favorites, 8 p.m. Dec. 7 at Hard Rock Live, 1000 Boardwalk. For more information or tickets, call 609-449-1000.


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