GIGGLES & GLAM: British comedian, actor and writer Eddie Izzard lands in Philly on his “Believe Me Tour,” an intimate evening where he performs stand-up, shares photos and stories and answers questions from the audience, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3 at Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St. For more information or tickets, call 215-893-1999.
Theater & Arts
The Annual African/Caribbean indoor festival and party runs 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Sept. 30 at the Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.
Cameron Esposito & Rhea Butcher: Back To Back
The two out comedians, partners and actors perform 8 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.
First Glance Film Festival 20th Anniversary
The Philadelphia Independent Film Festival runs Oct. 6-8 at the Kimmel Center’s Perelman Theater, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.
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.
The 1993 comedy/horror/fantasy film starring Bette Midler is screened 8 p.m. Oct. 2 at the Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.
The Broadway musical, with music by Cyndi Lauper, centers on how a drag queen’s sturdy footwear helps save a failing shoe factory Oct. 3-8 at Kimmel’s Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.
The comedian performs 9 p.m. Oct. 6-7 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.
Initiated by artist Jeanne van Heeswijk, 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 Dec. 10 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.
The comedian seen on “Louie,” “Trainwreck” and “Nurse Jackie” performs Oct. 5-7 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.
Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel
Media Theatre presents the classic American musical through Oct. 22, 104 E. State St., Media; 610-891-0100.
The comedian performs 8 p.m. Oct. 5 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650.
POETRY IN MOTION: Dance Affiliates presents Philadelphia’s acclaimed contemporary dance company BalletX as it makes its Annenberg Center debut, performing three of the company’s favorite pieces Oct. 6-7 at Zellerbach Theatre, 3680 Walnut St. For more information or tickets, call 215-898-3900.
The alternative-rock band performs 8:30 p.m. Sept. 29 at Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St.; 215-232-2100.
Hello, I Must Be Going: The Ultimate Phil Collins Tribute
No jackets are required for this concert, 8 p.m. Sept. 30 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.
The out folk-rock singer-songwriter performs 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650.
The alternative-rock band performs 8 p.m. Oct. 3 at Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St.; 215-232-2100.
The award-winning instrumentalist and R&B songwriter performs 8 p.m. Oct. 4 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.
The British singer-songwriter performs 8 p.m. Oct. 5 at Tower Theater, 69th and Ludlow streets; 610-352-2887.
Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Zakk Wylde leads a Black Sabbath tribute band 9 p.m. Oct. 5 at Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill St.; 215-627-1332.
The rock band performs 8 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Tower Theater, 69th and Ludlow streets, 610-352-2887.
Chris Robinson Brotherhood
The roots-rock band featuring The Black Crowes singer performs 8:30 p.m. Oct. 6-7 at Ardmore Music Hall, 23 E. Lancaster Ave.; 610-649-8389.
The industrial-rock band performs 9 p.m. Oct. 6 at Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill St.; 215-627-1332.
Happy Bear: Salmon Run
The bear-themed party swims upstream 5-9 p.m. Sept. 29 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.
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.
Philadelphia Leather Pride Night
The leather and kink communities are celebrated with an auction and dance party hosted by Ms. Philadelphia Leather 2017 Heather Raquel and Ms. New Jersey Leather 2017 and Velvet Storm 5-11:30 p.m. Sept. 30 at Voyeur Nightclub, 1221 St. James St.; 215-735-5772.
Amateur Drag Night
Drag performers compete for a cash prize of $100 at this Halloween-themed event 8 p.m. Oct. 1 at L’Etage, 624 S. Sixth St.; 215-592-0656.
Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul
The E Street Band member rocks out with his side band 8:30 p.m. Oct. 1 at The Electric Factory. 421 N. Seventh St.; 215-627-1332.
See You Next Tuesday: An Evening with Philly’s Most Hated Queens
A screening of “Mean Girls” followed by a drag show featuring Chastity St. Cartier, Cherry St. Cartier, Satine Harlow, Onyx Black and Aunt Jennifer 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Oct. 3 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.
Bebashi Happy Hour
Money raised from drink purchases will be donated to AIDS Fund, 6-9 p.m. Oct. 5 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.
Happy Bear: OutFest Weekend 2017
The bear-themed party makes the fur fly 5-9 p.m. Oct. 6 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.
Natalie Douglas: A Tribute to Nina Simone
The singer performs songs by the influential R&B singer 8 p.m. Sept. 30 at The Rrazz Room, 385 W. Bridge St., New Hope; 888-596-1027.
Stone Sour and Steel Panther
The hard-rock bands perform 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3 at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, 77 Sands Blvd., Bethlehem; 484-777-7777.
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Bristol Riverside Theatre presents the quirky musical comedy through Oct. 15, 120 Radcliffe St., Bristol; 215-785-0100.