Out & About: May 26-June 1

Out & About: May 26-June 1

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WE CAN GO FOR THAT: The Hoagie Nation Festival celebrates the Philly food staple with a concert featuring Hall & Oates, Tears for Fears, G. Love & Special Sauce and more, kicking off 2 p.m. May 27 at Festival Pier, 601 N. Christopher Columbus Blvd. For more information or tickets, call 215-922-1011.

Theater & Arts

 

Another Way of Telling: Women Photographers from the Collection

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition featuring exceptional and rare photographs by women exploring identity in and out of the studio through July 16, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

The Birdcage

The comedy starring Robin Williams and Nathan Lane is screened 7 p.m. June 1 at Prince Music Theater’s Black Box, 1412 Chestnut St.; 215-569-9700.

 

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story

The story of the early rock ’n roll icon comes to the stage May 27-June 17 at Bucks County Playhouse, 70 S. Main St., New Hope; 215-862-2121.

 

Channeling Nature by Design

Philadelphia Museum of Art examines how designers of handmade and industrial objects — including furniture, pottery, kitchenware and even a 3-D printed neckpiece — have responded to the beauty and fragility of the natural world through July 16, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Get Out

The acclaimed horror film is screened 8 p.m. May 30 at The Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

 

Group Exhibition

Snyderman-Works Galleries presents a selection of works from several artists from the organization’s history through June 17, 303 Cherry St.; 215-238-9576.

 

HIR

Simpatico Theatre presents the story of a mother’s journey to support her transitioning son May 31-June 25 at the Louis Bluver Theatre at The Drake, 302 S. Hicks St.; www.simpaticotheatre.org.

 

Jerry’s Girls

Walnut Street Theatre presents Broadway’s electrifying tribute to the all-American master of song, Jerry Herman, through July 2 at Independence Studio on 3, 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.

 

Motown: The Musical

Broadway Philadelphia presents the musical about the legendary record label May 30-June 11 at Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

 

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 Punjab, a region straddling Pakistan and India, through July 9, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Resilience

An exhibition of photographs by out artist MaryAnn Vitiello the LGBTQ community over the last 20 years, May 27-June 17 at Exhibit No. 9, 550-102 Cookman Ave., Asbury Park, N.J.; www.vitiello-photography.com.

 

Saturday Night Fever

Walnut Street Theatre presents the stage-musical adaptation of the hit disco-era film featuring songs by The Bee Gees through July 16, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

 

West Side Story

Media Music Theatre presents the classic Leonard Bernstein/Stephen Sondheim collaboration based on “Romeo and Juliet” through June 11, 104 E. State St.; 610-891-0100.

 

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TRIPLE THREAT OF TRIOS: New Jack Swing and ’90s R&B groups Bell Biv DeVoe, SWV and En Vogue team up for an evening of your favorite jams 7 p.m. June 1 at The Mann Center, 5201 Parkside Ave. For more information or tickets, call 215-546-7900.

 

Music

Wale

The hip-hop artist performs 8 p.m. May 26 at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.

 

Hoagie Nation Festival

Hall & Oates, Tears for Fears, G. Love & Special Sauce and more perform 2 p.m. May 27 at Festival Pier, 601 N. Christopher Columbus Blvd.; 215-922-1011.

 

City and Colour

The alt-rock band performs 8 p.m. May 28 at The Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St.; 215-627-1332.

 

Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds

The two rock singers perform acoustic shows 7 p.m. June 1 The Mann Center, 5201 Parkside Ave.; 215-546-7900.

 

Gene Simmons

The KISS bassist performs with his solo band 8 p.m. June 2 at The Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

 

The Robert Cray Band

The blues/rock band performs 8 p.m. June 2 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650.


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