Out & About: Oct. 27-Nov. 2

Out & About: Oct. 27-Nov. 2

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ORCHESTRA MANEUVER IN THE DARK: Hard-rock band Evanescence hits the road with a full orchestra backing its darkly gothic soundscapes 8 p.m. Nov. 2 at the Tower Theater, 69th and Ludlow streets. For more information or tickets, call 610-352-2887.

Theater & Arts

The Craft

The supernatural teen film is screened 8 p.m. Oct. 30 at The Trocadero Theater, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

 

The Gap

Azuka Theatre Company presents the world premiere of a dark comedy by Philadelphia playwright Rebecca Wright about family secrets, performance and sisterhood Nov. 1-19, 1700 Sansom St.; 215-563-1100.

 

Haruki Murakami’s Sleep

A world-premiere production inspired by best-selling writer Murakami’s shattering 1994 short story, which follows an unlikely heroine from sleep deprivation to an explosive deconstruction of her life, Oct. 27-28 at Harold Prince Theatre, 3680 Walnut St.; 215-898-3900.

 

Michael Ian Black

The comedian seen on “The State” performs through Oct. 28 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001.

 

Old Masters Now: Celebrating the Johnson Collection

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition of European art by the likes of Botticelli, Bosch, Titian, Rembrandt and Monet Nov. 3-Feb. 19, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Paul Taylor Dance Company

The acclaimed modern-dance company performs Nov. 2-5 at Prince Music Theater’s Main Stage, 1412 Chestnut St.; 267-239-2941.

 

Phantom of the Opera

The classic stage drama comes to Philadelphia as part of a new North American tour Nov. 1-12 at Kimmel’s 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 Dec. 10 at Philadelphia Museum of Art, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Raphael Xavier: Point of Interest

Dance Affiliates and the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts expand the boundaries of hip-hop Nov. 3-4 at Harold Prince Theatre, 3680 Walnut St.; 215-898-3900.

 

TouchTones

Arden Theatre Company presents a new musical comedy about love, sex and the fantasy at the other end of the line through Dec. 3, 40 N. Second St.; 215-922-1122.

 

Wrestling Jerusalem

Philadelphia Theatre Company presents the acclaimed solo show by Aaron Davidman that grapples with the complexities of identity, history and social justice through Nov. 5 at Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad St.; 215-985-0420.

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PUNK ‘MANIA’: Alternative pop-punk rockers Fall Out Boy are airing out the songs for their upcoming album “Mania” when they perform 7 p.m. Oct. 29 at Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St. For more information or tickets, call 215-389-9543.

 

Music

Dracula’s Ball

Lords of Acid, Combichrist and Christian Death perform at this annual goth/industrial party 8 p.m. Oct. 27 at The Trocadero Theater, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

 

Michael McDonald

The classic rock/soul/pop singer performs 8 p.m. Oct. 27 at Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

 

Sophie B. Hawkins

The singer-songwriter performs 8 p.m. Oct. 27 at Sellersville Theater, 24 W. Temple Ave.; 215-257-5808.

 

Dead Milkmen

The Philly-based punk-rock band performs 8 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

 

Gwar

The theatrical horror-themed shock-rock band performs 7:30 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

 

Dru Hill

The hit ’90s R&B group is back together, performing 8 p.m. Oct. 29 at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.

 

Motionless in White

The gothic-metalcore band performs 8 p.m. Oct. 31 at The Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St.; 800-745-3000.

 

Arch Enemy and Trivium

The metal bands perform 6:30 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

 

Vonda Shepard

The Emmy-winning singer-songwriter performs 8 p.m. Nov. 2 at Sellersville Theater, 24 W. Temple Ave.; 215-257-5808.

 

Flogging Molly

The Irish-American Celtic-punk band performs 8 p.m. Nov. 3 at The Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St.; 800-745-3000.

 

The Hooters

The locally-based pop band performs Nov. 3-4 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650.

 

King Crimson

The classic prog-rock band performs 8 p.m. Nov. 3 at Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

 

The English Beat

The alternative-rock/ska band performs 9 p.m. Nov. 3 at Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill St.; 215-627-1332.

 

Nightlife

Spooked on Spruce

A Halloween party and fundraiser benefiting Siloam Wellness, 7-10 p.m. Oct. 27 at Trinity Center for Urban Life, 2212 Spruce St.; 215-732-2515.

 

Boys of Hallow’s Eve

A super costume party for Philly’s kinky freaks, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Oct. 27 at The Bike Stop, 206 S. Quince St.; 215-627-1662.

 

Mimi Imfurst Presents Drag Diva Brunch

Mimi Imfurst, Bev, Vinchelle, Sutton Fearce, Cleo Phatra, Anita Manhattan, ZsaZsa St. James, Aurora Whorealis and Ophelia Hotass perform 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

 

Gurl, BOO! A Totes Scary Dragstravaganza

Aurora Whorealis, Mr. Fahrenheit and Samora Kunt get into the Halloween spirit 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Oct. 28 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

 

American Ham-Stand Drag Cabaret

Haus of Ham, featuring Lili St. Queer, Eric Jaffe and Mr. Fahrenheit, mixes comedy, drag and music for a gender-bending and genre-defying show 9 p.m. Nov. 3 at Painted Bride Arts Center, 230 Vine St.; 215-925-9914.

 

Outta Town

Tommy Femia with Miss Pumpkin

The award-winning impersonator performs as Judy Garland 8 p.m. Oct. 28 at The Rrazz Room, 385 W. Bridge St., New Hope; 888-596-1027.

 

History Comes Out

The LGBT Center of Central Pennsylvania opens its exhibit on the region’s LGBT history with a free reception 1:30-3:30 p.m. Oct. 29 at Dickinson College, 333 W. High St., Carlisle; 717-920-9534.

 

Young Frankensteisn

The classic film is screened 1:30 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

 

The Rocky Horror Show

Bucks County Playhouse presents the musical based on the cult film through Oct. 29, 70 S. Main St., New Hope; 215-862-2121.


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