Out & About: March 24-30, 2017

Out & About: March 24-30, 2017

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TALK TO THE ‘HAND’: Philadelphia Theatre Company presents “Hand to God,” the wickedly funny Tony Award-nominated Broadway comedy about the Christian Puppet Ministry, as foul-mouthed sock puppet Tyrone, who has a less-than-Christian agenda, teaches those around him that a person’s darkest urges and desires are well in reach. The show runs March 31-April 30 at Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad St. For more information or tickets, call 215-985-0420.

Arts & Theater

American Watercolor in the Age of Homer and Sargent

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition exploring watercolor painting’s remarkable rise in the United States between 1860-1925 through May 14, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Brad Williams

The comedian performs through March 25 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001.

 

Bruce Nauman: Contrapposto Studies, I through VII

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition of new works by Nauman, which continues the artist’s exploration of video, sound and performance, through April 16, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Craig Shoemaker

The comedian known for his character “The Lovemaster” performs March 30-April 1 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001.

 

Hand to God

Philadelphia Theatre Company presents the Tony Award-nominated Broadway comedy about a puppet at the Christian Puppet Ministry with a shockingly sinister agenda March 31-April 30 at Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad St.; 215-985-0420.

 

The Importance of Being Earnest

Walnut Street Theatre presents the classic Oscar Wilde play through April 30, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

 

Lino Tagliapietra: Painting in Glass

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition showcasing the artist’s complex glass vessels through July 16, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Pat Metheny and the American Beat

The Philadelphia Orchestra performs selections with the acclaimed composer March 31-April 1 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

 

Person of the Crowd: The Contemporary Art of Flânerie

The Barnes Foundation presents an exhibition featuring works by 40 international artists making provocative spectacles of themselves through May 22, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.; 215-278-7000.

 

Phulkari: The Embroidered Textiles of Punjab

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition exploring the beauty and cultural significance of phulkari, ornately embroidered textiles from a region straddling Pakistan and India, through July 9, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Rachel Feinstein

The comedian seen on Comedy Central performs March 30-April 1 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

 

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I

Broadway Philadelphia presents the story of a British schoolteacher and governess who is invited to Siam by the imperious king to educate his many wives and children through April 2 at Kimmel’s Academy of Music, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

 

Where the Wild Things Are

The fantasy film based on the beloved children’s book is screened 8 p.m. March 27 at the Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

 

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SEASONS OF LOVE: The talented teens at the High School for Creative and Performing Arts take on the LGBT-centric “Rent,” which features several out characters and deals with issues such as HIV/AIDS, gender identity and addiction. Local HIV/AIDS organizations will offer resources at the performances, 7 p.m. March 29-April 1 and 2 p.m. April 2 at 901 S. Broad St. For tickets, visit http://m.bpt.me/event/2858611.

Music

Garth Brooks and Tricia Yearwood

The country superstars perform 7 p.m. March 24-26 at Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St.; 215-389-9543.

 

The Temptations and The Four Tops

The R&B vocal groups perform 8 p.m. March 24 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650.

 

Foxygen

The rock duo performs 8:30 p.m. March 26 at Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St.; 215-232-2100.

 

Simple Plan

The punk-rock band performs as part of its 15th-anniversary tour 7 p.m. March 28 at The Fillmore Philadelphia, 29 E. Allen St.; 215-625-3681.

 

Holly Bowling

The pianist performs her renditions of jam-band classics by the Grateful Dead, Phish and more 8 p.m. March 28 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

 

T Sisters

The indie-Americana group performs 8 p.m. March 29 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

 

Thursday

The alternative-rock/punk band performs 7:30 p.m. March 30 at The Fillmore Philadelphia, 29 E. Allen St.; 215-625-3681.

 

Bon Jovi

The rock band performs 7:30 p.m. March 31 at Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St.; 215-389-9543.

 

Flannel: A Grungy ’90s Revival

The grunge-tribute band performs the music of Pearl Jam, Nirvana, Smashing Pumpkins, Weezer and more 8 p.m. March 31 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

 

Nightlife

BEV’s Birthday Bitchfest

Philly drag star BEV lets it rip with special guests Mimi Imfurst, The Goddess Isis, Vinchelle AKA Shea Butter Work and more 9 p.m. March 25 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

 

Envoute

The magic and burlesque showcase, 7 p.m. March 26 at L’Etage, 624 S. Sixth St.; 215-592-0656.

 

Exoticonda

The all-male revue with music by DJ Genesis, 9 p.m. March 26 at Boxers PHL, 1330 Walnut St.; 215-735-2977.

 

Friday Night Beats: Stacked House

Three local DJs get the dance floor moving 9 p.m. March 31 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

 

Outta Town

Swingers

The 1990s comedy is screened 9:45 p.m. March 24 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

 

The Sandlot

The classic comedy about an idyllic summer in the 1960s is screened 2 p.m. March 25 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

 

America

The classic-rock band performs 9 p.m. March 25 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

 

Frenzy

The classic Alfred Hitchcock film is screened 2 p.m. March 26 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

 


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