Out & About

ENCORE: Out singer, actor and “Glee” star Alex Newell makes a return trip to New Hope to perform 7:30 p.m. Sept. 23 at The Rrazz Room, 385 W. Bridge St., New Hope. For more information or tickets, call 888-596-1027.

(UN)DRESSED TO KILL: International burlesque star and sex symbol Dita Von Teese brings her latest burlesque revue, “The Art of the Teese,” to Philadelphia to heat up these final days of summer 7:30 p.m. Sept. 15 at The Fillmore Philadelphia, 29 E. Allen St. For more information or tickets, call 215-625-3681.

GOING UP SWINGING: Catch queer-focused Tangle Movement Arts’ all-new performance of aerial dance and vertical drama “Life Lines,” in which the acrobats in the nine-woman cast and Philly-based acoustic trio Guide Birds collaborate to tell three women’s stories of rebuilding after sudden changes through Sept. 9 at Neighborhood House, 20 N. American St. For more information, call 215-266-6215 or visit www.tangle-arts.com.  Photo: Michael Ermilio

Theater & Arts

A Funny Thing Happened On The Way to the Forum

Walnut Street Theatre presents Stephen Sondheim’s classic Tony Award-winning musical Sept. 5-Oct. 22, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

 

2017 Fringe Festival

The 17-day, citywide celebration of innovation and creativity in contemporary performance, Sept. 7-23 at various venues; http://fringearts.com.

 

Gaby Dunn and Allison Raskin Hate Everyone But You

The comedy duo and YouTube stars perform 7 p.m. Sept. 5 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

 

Havana Nights

A monthly Cuban music and food series, featuring authentic Cuban cuisine, cocktails and music courtesy of Cuban band Conjunto, 8 p.m. Sept. 1 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

 

John Witherspoon

The comedian seen in “Friday” and “The Boondocks” performs Sept. 7-9 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001.

 

Kink Haus

Gunnar Montana returns with a new show based on a brutal underground nightclub Sept. 5-24 at The Latvian Society of Philadelphia, 531 N. Seventh St.; www.gunnarmontana.com.

 

Life Lines

FringeArts presents Tangle Movement Arts’ all-new performance of aerial dance and vertical drama that unspools three women’s stories of rebuilding after sudden changes Sept. 6-9 at Neighborhood House, 20 N. American St.; 215-922-1695.

 

Other Desert Cities

Bucks County Playhouse presents the award-winning play by Pulitzer nominee Jon Robin Baitz about Brooke Wyeth, who is returning to her parents’ Palm Springs home toting an explosive, about-to-be-published, tell-all memoir, through Sept. 2, 70 S. Main St., New Hope; 215-862-2121.

 

PGMC Dancer Auditions

The Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus holds dance auditions for its 2017-18 concert season 6-7 p.m. Sept. 6 at Lutheran Church of the Holy Communion, 2111 Sansom St.; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Queers of the Western Zombie Apocalypse

The Fringe Festival presents a show about what happens when the world ends and a ragtag group of LGBT survivors bands together to fight off zombies and bigots Sept. 7-25 at FringeArts, 140 N. Columbus Blvd.; 215-413-9006.

 

The Scott Brothers’ House Party

HGTV personalities and twin brothers Jonathan and Drew Scott from the show “Property Brothers” host a live event 7:30 p.m. Sept. 6 at Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

 

Wild: Michael Nichols

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition exploring the work of the legendary photographer, artist, technical innovator and ardent advocate for preserving natural habitats through Sept. 17, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Witness: Reality and Imagination in the Prints of Francisco Goya

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition of works by the artist who witnessed decades of political turmoil and social upheaval as court painter to four successive rulers of Spain through Sept. 6, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

The Woodmere Annual: 76th Juried Exhibition

An exhibition featuring works in a wide variety of media from regional artists, through Sept. 4 at the Woodmere Art Museum, 9201 Germantown Ave.; 215-247-0476.

 

Music

I Love the ’90s: The Party Continues Tour

TLC, Naughty By Nature, Montell Jordan, C+C Music Factory and Snap perform 6 p.m. Sept. 1 at BB&T Pavilion, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; 609-365-1300.

 

Made in America Festival

Jay-Z headlines the outdoor festival featuring The Chainsmokers, Solange, Kaskade, J. Cole and more Sept. 2-3 along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway; www.madeinamerica-

fest.com.

 

Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley

The reggae artist and youngest son of Bob Marley performs 8 p.m. Sept. 5 at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.

 

Queens of the Stone Age

The rock band performs 8 p.m. Sept. 7 at Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing, 601 N. Columbus Blvd.; 215-922-1011.

 

Danzig and Corrosion of Conformity

The hard-rock bands perform 7:30 p.m. Sept. 8 at The Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St.; 215-627-1332.

 

Patty Larkin

The out singer-songwriter performs 8 p.m. Sept. 8 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

 

Nicole Atkins

The singer-songwriter performs 8:30 p.m. Sept. 8 at The Boot & Saddle, 1131 S. Broad St.; 267-639-4528.

 

Nightlife

The Funny Gals

Philadelphia’s funniest queens, including Astala Vista, Sutton Fearce and VinChelle, perform in a show hosted by Bev 7:30 p.m. Sept. 5 at Tattooed Mom, 530 South St.; 215-238-9880.

 

Joan Crawford in Her Own Words

Eric Singel performs as the much-maligned star of decades of Hollywood films who returns to defend herself from the sensational untruths 7 p.m. Sept. 7 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

 

Pop A Pastie!

A talent/variety show based on the old-school style of “The Gong Show” mixed with “The Voice” and judged by a panel of three burlesque stars from The Peek-A-Boo Revue, 9 p.m.-midnight Sept. 7 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

 

Outta Town

Gabriel Iglesias

The comedian performs 8 p.m. Sept. 1 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

 

Girls Night Out: The Ultimate Experience (All Welcome)

The multimedia all-male revue, 7 p.m. Sept. 2 at The Rrazz Room, 385 W. Bridge St., New Hope; 888-596-1027.

 

Italian All Night Splatterfest 6

A marathon of five outlandish and over-the-top Italian horror films are screened 7 p.m. Sept. 2 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

 

Sting

The iconic singer performs 8 p.m. Sept. 3 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

‘AMERICA’S’ SWEETHEART: Transgender comedian and “America’s Got Talent” performer Julia Scotti is keeping busy in the days leading up to the release of her first comedy album “Hello Boys … I’m Back” with a performance 7 p.m. Aug. 26 at The Eagle Theatre, 208 Vine St., Hammonton, N.J. For more information or tickets, call 609-704-5012 or visit www.juliascotti.com.

Find us on Facebook
Follow Us
Find Us on YouTube
Find Us on Instagram
Sign Up for Our Newsletter