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.
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.
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.
PHILADANCO performs a holiday-themed show, Dec. 12-14 at Zellerbach Theatre, 3680 Walnut St.; 215-898-3900.
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.
The out singer-songwriter performs 8 p.m. Dec. 12 a Sellersville Theater, 24 W. Temple Ave.; 215-257-5808
The jazz/pop singer performs 8 p.m. Dec. 13 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650.
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.
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.
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.
The country star performs a holiday concert, 8 p.m. Dec. 6 at Hard Rock Live, 1000 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ; 609-449-1000.
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.
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.