Out & About: June 9-15

Out & About: June 9-15

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SWEAT AND SEQUINS: The Martha Graham Cracker Cabaret starts off the summer season with a drag-cabaret bang with a show featuring special guests Molly Pope and Ernest Stuart 8 p.m. June 12 at FringeArts, 140 N. Columbus Blvd. For more information or tickets, call 215-413-1318.


Theater & Arts

Adele Givens

The comedian from “Queens of Comedy” performs through June 10 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001.

 

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.

 

Blue is the Warmest Color

The acclaimed gay film is screened 7 p.m. at Roxy Theater, 2023 Sansom St.; 267-639-9508.

 

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story

The story of the early rock ’n’ roll icon comes to the stage through 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.

 

Fun Home

Broadway Philadelphia presents the groundbreaking musical based on the graphic novel June 13-18 at Forrest Theatre, 1114 Walnut St.; 215-893-1999.

 

Group Exhibition

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

 

Gypsy

Arden Theatre Company presents the classic musical by Stephen Sondheim through June 25, 40 N. Second St.; 215-922-1122.

 

HIR

Simpatico Theatre presents the story of a mother’s journey to support her transitioning son through 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.

 

Jo Koy

The comedian seen on “Chelsea Lately” performs through June 10 at The Philly Punchline, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

 

Lino Tagliapietra: Painting in Glass

Philadelphia Museum of Art showcases 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 through June 11 at Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

 

Philadelphia Assembled

Initiated by artist Jeanne van Heeswijk, together with hundreds of collaborators from across the city, the project explores Philadelphia’s changing landscape and tells a story of radical community-building and active resistance, through July at Philadelphia Museum of Art, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

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 by out photographer MaryAnn Vitiello about the LGBT community over the last 20 years, through 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.

 

Transparency

The LGBTQ glass-art exhibition runs through Aug. 6 at National Liberty Museum, 321 Chestnut St.; 215-925-2800.

 

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.

 

The Woodmere Annual: 76th Juried Exhibition

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

 

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A DECADE OF DECIBLES: Philly’s alternative-rock station 104.5 celebrates its 10th birthday with a concert featuring The Killers (pictured), Foster the People, Bleachers and more 1 p.m. June 11 at BB&T Pavilion, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J. For more information or tickets, call 609-365-1300.

Music

Jack Johnson

The singer performs 7:30 p.m. June 10 at BB&T Pavilion, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; 609-365-1300.

 

Bryan Adams

The singer performs 8 p.m. June 10 at The Mann Center, 5201 Parkside Ave.; 215-546-7900.

 

Get the Led Out

The Led Zeppelin tribute band performs 8 p.m. June 16-17 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650.

 

Sigur Ros

The experimental-rock band performs 8 p.m. June 16 at The Mann Center, 5201 Parkside Ave.; 215-546-7900.

 

Nightlife

Flush the Binary: Talent Show & Fundraiser

The drag, burlesque and musical showcase kicks off 7:30 p.m. June 12 at Bob & Barbara’s, 1509 South St.; 215-545-4511.

 

Our Boys of Summer

Nightcap Cabaret presents its popular summer show featuring incredible voices and handsome faces 7:30 p.m. June 12 at L’Etage, 624 S. Sixth St.; 215-592-0656.

 

Queer Performances of Color

The bi-monthly show featuring an all-person-of-color cast includes performances by Team Captain Jaeda, Aurora Whorealis, Mae Rose, Allison Wonderland, Derek Thompson, Roberto Mejía and Jai T. Lynne 10:30 p.m. June 16 at CiBo Ristorante Italiano, 1227 Walnut St.; 215-923-8208.

 

Outta Town

Karen Mason

The Broadway/cabaret star performs 7:30 p.m. June 10 at The Rrazz Room, 6426 Lower York Road, New Hope; 888-596-1027.

 

Suede

The cabaret singer performs 7:30 p.m. June 16 at The Rrazz Room, 6426 Lower York Road, New Hope; 888-596-1027.

 

Three O’Clock High

The ’80s comedy is screened 9:45 p.m. June 16 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.


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