Out & About: Sept. 22-28

Out & About: Sept. 22-28

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ENCORE: Out singer, actor and “Glee” star Alex Newell makes a return trip to New Hope to perform 7:30 p.m. Sept. 23 at The Rrazz Room, 385 W. Bridge St., New Hope. For more information or tickets, call 888-596-1027.

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

 

Amadeus Live           

The Philadelphia Orchestra performs the score to the screening of the 1984 film about the legendary composer Sept. 21-23 at the Kimmel Center’s Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.  

 

Art of the Heel Cabaret

Drag songstress Cookie Diorio performs to promote social justice and fundraise for three local nonprofits 7:30 p.m. Sept. 23 at First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia, 2125 Chestnut St.; 215-563-3980.

 

The Big Sick

The comedy film is screened 8 p.m. Sept. 25 at The Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

 

2017 Fringe Festival

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

 

Jen Kirkman

The comedian performs 9 p.m. Sept. 23 at The Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

 

John Cleese

The comedy legend hosts a screening of “Monty Python & The Holy Grail” 7:30 p.m. Sept. 22 at Tower Theater, 69th and Ludlow streets; 610-352-2887.

 

Kathleen Turner: Finding My Voice

The acclaimed film, television and stage actor brings her trademark voice to the American songbook, performing classic songs with her band that are interwoven with personal anecdotes in an intimate cabaret setting, Sept. 25 at Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad St.; 215-985-0420.

 

Kink Haus

Gunnar Montana returns with a new show based around 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 a 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 through Oct. 22, 104 E. State St., Media; 610-891-0100.

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SITTIN’ UP IN HER ROOM: R&B singer and actor Brandy gets up close and personal with her fans on an intimate tour that makes a stop 9 p.m. Sept. 23 at TLA, 334 South St. For more information or tickets, call 215-922-1011.

Music

Quicksand

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

 

The Crystal Method

The electronica group performs a DJ set to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its “Vegas” album 8:30 p.m. Sept. 23 at Ardmore Music Hall, 23 E. Lancaster Ave.; 610-649-8389.

 

Brandy

The R&B singer and actor performs 9 p.m. Sept. 23 at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.

 

Sammy Hagar & The Circle

The classic-rock singer performs his solo hits and Van Halen classics 7 p.m. Sept. 25 at The Mann Center, 5201 Parkside Ave.; 215-546-7900.

 

UFO and Saxon

The British classic-rock bands perform 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26 at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.

 

Thievery Corporation

The DJ collective performs 8 p.m. Sept. 27 at The Fillmore Philadelphia, 29 E. Allen St.; 215-625-3681.

 

The Young Dubliners

The Celtic-rock band performs 7:30 p.m. Sept. 28 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

 

Hanson

The pop-rock band performs 8 p.m. Sept. 28 at The Fillmore Philadelphia, 29 E. Allen St.; 215-625-3681.

 

Splintered Sunlight

The Grateful Dead tribute band performs 8 p.m. Sept. 28 at Ardmore Music Hall, 23 E. Lancaster Ave.; 610-649-8389.

 

Dinosaur Jr.

The alternative-rock band performs 8:30 p.m. Sept. 29 at Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St.; 215-232-2100.

 

Nightlife

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.

 

Burlesque and Beyond: Music to Strip Bi

Peekaboo Revue’s Marlene Merlot and Muff Johnson host a burlesque show 9 p.m. Sept. 22 at The Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

 

Bev’s Bitchfest: Winner’s Circle

The entire cast of Philly Drag Wars Winners takes the stage for a performance 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Sept. 23 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

 

Mimi Imfurst’s Ladies Night Out Drag Show

Mimi Imfurst hosts a show featuring Philly’s fiercest drag queens 11 p.m. Sept. 23 at Hard Rock Cafe Philadelphia, 1113 Market St.; 215-238-1000.

 

Ladies Returns to Gatsby’s

The premier fall party returns 5-9 p.m. Sept. 24 at VERA Cherry Hill, 2310 Marlton Pike, Cherry Hill; 856-486-1001.

 

Divas Of Broadway: The Revival

Aida Stratton, Fanci Dismount Stratton and Maria Top Catt perform 8:30 p.m. Sept. 28 at Dino’s Backstage & The Celebrity Room, 287 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-884-2000.

 

Porn Stash

Local gay comedians Betty and Ralph and a bunch of their comedian friends watch random clips of porn and talk about love, sex, relationships, politics, society and anything else that may come up 8:30 p.m. Sept. 28 at Tattooed Mom, 530 South St.; 215-238-9880.

 

Baked Alaska

Aurora Whorealis, Lili St. Queer and special guest Maria Topcatt perform at this “high”-ly entertaining drag show 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Sept. 29 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

 

Outta Town

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.

 

Alex Newell

The singer seen on “Glee” performs 7:30 p.m. Sept. 23 at The Rrazz Room, 385 W. Bridge St., New Hope; 888-596-1027.


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