Out & About: Feb. 17-23

Out & About: Feb. 17-23

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COME ON, GET SAPPY: Emmy and Tony Award-winning out actor Alan Cumming performs a concert featuring songs by Billy Joel, Stephen Sondheim, Rufus Wainwright, Miley Cyrus and more 8 p.m. Feb. 19 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St. For more information or tickets, call 215-790-5847.

Theater & Arts

The 1812 Game Show Spectacular!

1812 Productions presents the hilarious mash-up of “Match Game,” “Pyramid” and “The Price is Right” Feb. 20-21 at Plays & Players Theatre, 1714 Delancey St.; 215-592-9560.

 

Balé Folclórico da Bahía

The troupe of dancers, musicians and singers performs a repertoire based on Bahian folkloric dances 8 p.m. Feb. 17 at Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

 

The Bodyguard

Deborah Cox stars in the musical based on the hit film Feb. 21-26 at Kimmel’s Academy of Music, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

 

Brahms Symphony No. 3

The Philadelphia Orchestra performs Feb. 17-19 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5847.

 

Dominique

The comedian and actor seen on “Last Comic Standing” performs through Feb. 17-19 at The Punchline Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

 

Having Our Say

Philadelphia Theatre Company presents the story of 103-year-old Sadie Delany and 101-year-old Bessie Delany, who personally welcome us into their home to share an endearing, true story, through Feb. 19 at Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad St.; 215-985-0420.

 

Hidden History Exposed

Photography enthusiasts Tracy Buchholz and Jason Giordano present an exhibit highlighting friendship, photography and one very cold winter through Feb. 24 at William Way LGBT Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.; 215-732-2220.

 

 

Jitish Kallat: Covering Letter

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an immersive installation and video projection by Mumbai-based artist Kallat, presenting a historical letter by Mahatma Gandhi to Adolf Hitler written just weeks before the start of World War II, through March 5, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Korea Now: Contemporary Art

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition of contemporary Korean art across all media through Feb. 23, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Laughter On The 23rd Floor

Walnut Street Theatre presents the Neil Simon play that gives the audience a peek into the writers room of a hit 1950s television show through March 5, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

Malpaso Dance Company

The Cuban dance company with styles ranging from contemporary to classical to capoeira to Afro-Cuban makes its Philadelphia debut through Feb. 19 at Prince Music Theater, 1412 Chestnut St.; 267-239-2941.

 

Michelle Wolf

The comedian and actor seen on “The Daily Show” performs Feb. 23-25 at The Punchline Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

 

A Ride On The Irish Cream

Fringe Arts presents the fantasy story of a girl in love with her family’s pontoon boat/horse through Feb. 18, 140 N. Columbus Blvd.; 215-413-1318.

 

Shen Yun 2017

The acclaimed international Chinese dance company performs Feb. 18-26 at Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

 

Shitheads

Azuka Theatre presents the story of a down-and-out bike shop in lower Manhattan, where the new manager has to get creative in order to save the shop he loves Feb. 22-March 12 at Proscenium Theatre at The Drake, 302 S. Hicks St.; 215-563-1100.

 

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HAVANA DANCES INTO PHILLY: Specializing in dance styles ranging from contemporary and classical to capoeira and Afro-Cuban, the acclaimed Malpaso Dance Company is making its Philadelphia debut, performing through Feb. 19 at Prince Music Theater, 1412 Chestnut St. For more information or tickets, call 267-239-2941.

Music

Chely Wright

The out country singer performs 8 p.m. Feb. 17 at Sellersville Theater 1894, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville; 215-257-5808.

 

Beatlemania NOW!

The Beatles tribute band performs 8 p.m. Feb. 18 at Sellersville Theater 1894, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville; 215-257-5808.

 

Shining Star

The Earth Wind & Fire tribute band performs 8 p.m. Feb. 18 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650.

 

Less Than Jake

The punk-rock band performs 7 p.m. Feb. 19 at The Fillmore Philadelphia, 29 E. Allen St.; 215-625-3681.

 

Peggy King

The jazz singer performs as part of her 87th-birthday celebration 5 p.m. Feb. 19 at The Razz Room at The Prince, 1412 Chestnut St.; 267-239-2941.

 

Adam Ant

The new-wave rock singer performs 8 p.m. Feb. 21 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650.

 

Rusted Root

The alt-rock band performs 8 p.m. Feb. 21 at Sellersville Theater 1894, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville; 215-257-5808.

 

Nightlife

Chippendales 2017: Best. Night. Ever.

The male-stripper revue comes to town 9 p.m. Feb. 18 at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.

 

JAWBREAKER: The Peachy Fucking Keen Tribute Show

The drag/burlesque tribute show gets cracking 8 p.m. Feb. 19 at Franky Bradley’s, 1320 Chancellor St.; 215-735-0735.

 

Glamsino Royale: Carnaval

A night of glitz, glamour and good fortune with casino games to benefit Action Wellness, 6-9 p.m. Feb. 23 at Kimpton Hotel Palomar, 117 S. 17th St.; 215-563-5006.

 

Outta Town

Kathy Griffin

The comedian performs 8 p.m. Feb. 17 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

 

Wendy Williams

The TV personality hosts a live show 9 p.m. Feb. 17 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

 

MST3K: War of the Colossal Beast

The comedy spoof of the sci-fi B-movie is screened 2 p.m. Feb. 18 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

 

Beth Hart

The singer-songwriter performs 8 p.m. Feb. 18 at Scottish Rite Auditorium, 315 White Horse Pike, Collingswood, N.J.; 856-270-6656

 

KT Tunstall

The rock singer-songwriter performs 8 p.m. Feb. 22, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 302-994-1400.


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