Out & About: Sept. 15-21

Out & About: Sept. 15-21

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(UN)DRESSED TO KILL: International burlesque star and sex symbol Dita Von Teese brings her latest burlesque revue, “The Art of the Teese,” to Philadelphia to heat up these final days of summer 7:30 p.m. Sept. 15 at The Fillmore Philadelphia, 29 E. Allen St. For more information or tickets, call 215-625-3681.

Theater & Arts

A Funny Thing Happened On The Way to the Forum

Walnut Street Theatre presents Stephen Sondheim’s classic Tony Award-winning musical through Oct. 22, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

 

2017 Fringe Festival

The 17-day, citywide celebration of innovation and creativity in contemporary performance, through Sept. 23 at various venues; http://fringearts.com.

 

Kink Haus

Gunnar Montana returns with a new show based on the theme of a brutal underground nightclub through Sept. 24 at The Latvian Society of Philadelphia, 531 N. Seventh St.; www.gunnarmontana.com.

 

A Period of Animate Existence

Pig Iron Theatre Company presents the world premiere of the commissioned work contemplating a future of ominous environmental predictions and rapid technological change Sept. 22-24 at Zellerbach Theatre, 3680 Walnut St.; 215-898-3900.

 

Queers of the Western Zombie Apocalypse

The Fringe Festival presents a show about what happens when the world ends and a ragtag group of LGBT survivors band together to fight off zombies and bigots through Sept. 25 at Fringe Arts, 140 N. Columbus Blvd.; 215-413-9006.

 

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel

Media Theatre presents the classic American musical Sept. 20-Oct. 22, 104 E. State St., Media; 610-891-0100.

 

Tim Meadows

The comedian seen on “Saturday Night Live” performs through Sept. 16 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001.

 

Wayne’s World

The comedy based on the popular “Saturday Night Live” characters is screened 8 p.m. Sept. 11 at The Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

 

Wild: Michael Nichols

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition exploring the work of the legendary photographer, artist, technical innovator and ardent advocate for preserving natural habitats through Sept. 17, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Wonder Woman

The superhero blockbuster is screened 8 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

 

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LOOKS LIKE HE MADE IT: Out singing star Barry Manilow performs songs spanning his legendary 50-year career 7:30 p.m. Sept. 15 at Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St. For more information or tickets, call 215-389-9543.

Music

Project Pabst Citywide Festival

The daylong festival features The Menzingers, Big Thief, Speedy Ortiz and more 1 p.m. Sept. 16 at The Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St.; 800-745-3000.

 

The Weekend

The Canadian R&B singer performs 7:30 p.m. Sept. 16 at Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St.; 215-389-9543.

 

Outlaw Music Festival

Willie Nelson, Sheryl Crow, Eric Church and more perform 1 p.m. Sept. 17 at BB&T Pavilion, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; 609-365-1300.

 

Arcade Fire

The rock band performs 7:30 p.m. Sept. 17 at Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St.; 215-389-9543.

 

John Popper

The rock singer and Blues Traveler frontman performs and shares stories 8 p.m. Sept. 19 at Sellersville Theater 1894, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville; 215-257-5808.

 

MUTEMATH

The alternative-rock band performs 8 p.m. Sept. 19 at The Fillmore Philadelphia, 29 E. Allen St.; 215-625-3681.

 

Alison Krauss and David Gray

The acclaimed singer-songwriters perform 7 p.m. Sept. 20 at The Mann Center, 5201 Parkside Ave.; 215-546-7900.

 

Quicksand

The alternative-rock band performs 8:30 p.m. Sept. 22 at Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St.; 215-232-2100.

 

Nightlife

Festival Get Pegged with John Jarboe and Dieter Rita Scholl

The Fringe Festival presents a cabaret show 10:30 p.m. Sept. 15 at FringeArts, 140 N. Columbus Blvd.; 215-413-1318.

 

Philly Dyke March General Interest Meeting

Learn more about the Philly Dyke March and get involved in planning this year’s march 2 p.m. Sept. 17 at William Way LGBT Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.; 215-732-2220.

 

Jinkx Monsoon: Jinkx Sings Everything

The “RuPaul’s Drag Race” winner performs Broadway favorites 8 p.m. Sept 17 at Ruba Club, 416 Green St.; 215-627-9831.

 

Martha Graham Cracker Cabaret

“The Drag Queen King of Philadelphia” performs a drag cabaret backed by her band 8 p.m. Sept. 19 at Fringe Arts, 140 N. Columbus Blvd.; 215-413-1318.

 

Songbird 9: Opening Night!

The ninth season of the biggest singing competition in Philadelphia is back with host Eric Jaffe overseeing a competition in which someone will eventually walk away with the grand prize of $2,000, 9 p.m. Sept. 20 at Ruba Club, 416 Green St.; 215-627-9831.

 

DTF: Darryl & Timaree Fun Hour

The sex-ed/comedy/game show brings together real-life sex educator Dr. Timaree and real-life comedian Darryl Charles 8:30 p.m. Sept. 22 at Franky Bradley’s, 1320 Chancellor St.; 215-735-0735.

 

Outta Town

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

The neo-swing band performs 9 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

 

Attack the Block

The sci-fi action film is screened 9:45 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

 

Bart Shatto

The Broadway actor, singer and member of Trans-Siberian Orchestra performs 7:30 p.m. Sept. 16 at The Rrazz Room, 385 W. Bridge St., New Hope; 888-596-1027.

 

Rehoboth Beach Bear Weekend 2017

This year’s Rehoboth Beach Bear Weekend starts off with a Meet & Greet Cocktail Reception followed by Bear Bingo 4-11 p.m. Sept. 21 at Atlantic Sands Hotel, 101 N. Boardwalk; 302-227-2511.

 

Earl Levit: The Johns in My Life

The singer performs selections from the Great American Songbook 8 p.m. Sept. 22 at The Rrazz Room, 385 W. Bridge St., New Hope; 888-596-1027.

 

Jo Koy

The comedian seen on “Chelsea Lately” performs 9 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.


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