Out & About: Feb. 24-March 2

Out & About: Feb. 24-March 2

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MARTHA GRAHAM CRACKER RAMPS IT UP: Legendary Philadelphia performer Martha Graham Cracker leads a “Full Access” show with accessible accommodations, enabling people with disabilities to experience the force of her balls-to-the-wall drag performance, 8 p.m. Feb. 27 at FringeArts, 140 N. Columbus Blvd. For more information or tickets, call 215-413-1318.

Theater & Arts

American Watercolor in the Age of Homer and Sargent

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition exploring watercolor’s remarkable rise in America in the late 19th century March 1-May 14, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Blockbuster Broadway

David Charles Abell leads the POPS orchestra and three of Broadway’s most talented stars in a roundup of the best of modern Broadway Feb. 24-26 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

 

The Bodyguard

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

 

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

The Tony Award-winning new play by Simon Stephens, adapted from Mark Haddon’s best-selling novel about a teen with an extraordinary brain who falls under suspicion for killing his neighbor’s dog, runs Feb. 28-March 5 at Kimmel’s Academy of Music, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

 

Found Footage Festival

Joe Pickett (The Onion) and Nick Prueher (“Late Show with David Letterman”) come to World Cafe Live with an all-new edition of the Found Footage Festival, featuring newly unearthed VHS gems found at thrift stores across the country, 8 p.m. March 2 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

 

The Gift

Walnut Street Theatre presents the story behind the making of a great novel through March 19 at Independence Studio on 3, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

 

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 project 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.

 

Late Night Catechism 3: ’Til Death Do Us Part

The comedy about saints, relationships and faith, 3 and 8 p.m. Feb. 25 at The Razz Room at the Prince, 1412 Chestnut St.; 267-239-2941.

 

Laughter On The 23rd Floor

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

 

Martha Graham Cracker Cabaret: Full Access

The hairy-chested alter ego of thespian Dito Van Reigersberg performs a balls-to-the-wall drag cabaret backed by her stellar band 8 p.m. Feb. 27 at FringeArts, 140 N. Columbus Blvd.; 215-413-1318.

 

Michelle Wolf

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

 

Pennsylvania Ballet Presents: The Jungle Book

The Prince Theatre presents Pennsylvania Ballet’s first foray into the world of children’s programming 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Feb. 26, 1412 Chestnut St.; 267-239-2941.

 

Person of the Crowd: The Contemporary Art of Flânerie

The Barnes Foundation presents an exhibition featuring works by 40 international artists to speak to commodity fetishism, gentrification, gender politics, globalization, racism and homelessness Feb. 25-May 22, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.; 215-278-7000.

 

Shen Yun 2017

The acclaimed international Chinese dance company performs through Feb. 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, through March 12 at Proscenium Theatre at The Drake, 302 S. Hicks St.; 215-563-1100.

 

Music

Panic! At The Disco

The alt-rock band performs 7 p.m. Feb. 25 at Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St.; 215-389-9543.

 

Game of Thrones Live

The hit fantasy TV show comes to the stage 8 p.m. Feb. 26 at Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St.; 215-389-9543.

 

KT Tunstall

The rock singer performs 8 p.m. Feb. 27 at Sellersville Theater 1894, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville; 215-257-5808.

 

Ariana Grande

The pop singer performs 7:30 p.m. March 1 at Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St.; 215-389-9543.

 

Nightlife

The Revolution LGBTQ Women’s Expo

Philly’s only LGBTQ women-focused week kicks off with an afternoon of vendors and pop-up shops noon-4 p.m. Feb. 25 at William Way LGBT Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.; 215-732-2220.

 

The Revolution: Kickoff Party

The party celebrating Philadelphia’s first LGBTQ women-centered week, 6-9 p.m. Feb. 25 at the Toasted Walnut, 1316 Walnut St.; 215-546-8888.

 

The Revolution: Full Front Street Burlesque

The burlesque show hosted by Honeytree Evil Eye and featuring Whiskey Flip, Bum Bum Kapau and Abortia Carriage, starts 9 p.m. Feb. 27 at The Victoria Freehouse, 10 S. Front St.; 215-543-6089.

 

Outta Town

The Black Stallion

The film based on the classic children’s novel is screened 2 p.m. Feb. 25 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

 

Critters

The sci-fi film is screened 9 p.m. March 3 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.


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