Out & About: Jan. 5-11

Out & About: Jan. 5-11

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HAVANA KNIGHTS: Cuba’s rich musical history comes to life on stage with a genre-spanning performance by the internationally renown Juan de Marcos and the Afro-Cuban All Stars performing at the Kimmel Center 8 p.m. Jan. 12 at Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St. For more information or tickets, call 215-893-1999.

Theater & Arts

Annie

Walnut Street Theatre presents the beloved musical about the charming orphan through Jan. 7, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

 

Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

Walnut Street Theatre presents Ken Ludwig’s acclaimed adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s 1902 classic mystery “The Hound of the Baskervilles” through Feb. 4, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

 

Copenhagen

Lantern Theater Company presents a dramatic mystery about German physicist Werner Heisenberg visiting his old mentor and Danish counterpart Niels Bohr in 1941 while their countries were at war Jan. 11-Feb. 11 at St. Stephen’s Theater, 923 Ludlow St.; 215-829-0395.

 

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

Media Theatre presents the musical adaptation of the classic Disney animated film through Jan. 14, 104 E. State St., Media; 610-891-0100.

 

Juan de Marcos and the Afro-Cuban All Stars

The dynamic Cuban musical orchestra performs 8 p.m. Jan. 12 at Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

 

Labyrinth

The fantasy film starring David Bowie and featuring puppetry by Jim Henson is screened 8 p.m. Jan. 8 at The Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

 

Les Misérables

Broadway Philadelphia presents a new production of the Tony Award-winning blockbuster musical Jan. 9-21 at Kimmel’s Academy of Music, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

 

Ms. Pat

The comedian performs through Jan. 6 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

 

Old Masters Now: Celebrating the Johnson Collection

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

 

Pablo Heras-Casado Returns

The Philadelphia Orchestra performs with the acclaimed conductor Jan. 5-6 at Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

 

Patricia Urquiola: Between Craft and Industry

The work of acclaimed designer Urquiola, who creates cool, innovative objects for the home and office, is on display through March 4 at Philadelphia Museum of Art, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Paula Poundstone

The Kimmel Center presents the comedian 8 p.m. Jan. 11 at Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

 

Peter Pan

Arden Theatre presents the classic children’s story through Jan. 28, 40 N. Second St.; 215-922-1122.

 

Rich Vos

The comedian seen on “Last Comic Standing” performs through Jan. 6 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001.

 

Todd Glass

The comedian seen on Comedy Central, FX and “Last Comic Standing” performs Jan. 11-13 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001.

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OFF TO NEVERLAND: Arden Theatre presents a brand-new production of “Peter Pan,” the classic children’s story by J.M. Barrie about a magical island where fairies and pirates rule through Jan. 28, 40 N. Second St. For more information or tickets, call 215-922-1122.

Music

 

WORDZ the Poet MC

The hip-hop lyricist and poet performs 6-11:30 p.m. Jan. 5 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

 

70’s Tribute Revival

The U2, Meatloaf and Journey tribute band performs 8 p.m. Jan. 6 at Keswick Theater, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650.

 

Candy Volcano presents Bowie Forever

The rock band celebrates the music of David Bowie 8 p.m. Jan. 6 at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.

 

Satisfaction

The Rolling Stones tribute band performs 8 p.m. Jan. 6 at Sellersville Theater, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville; 215-257-5808.

 

Philly Loves Bowie presents Fascination: Inside Sigma Sound

The show dedicated to exploring the lyrical artistry of David Bowie 5-7 p.m. Jan. 11 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

 

British Isles Festival Week 1: Handel and Britten

The Philadelphia Orchestra performs a “best of” treasury of Handel’s sunny “Water Music,” Jan. 11-13 at Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

 

Cherry Poppin’ Daddies

The neo-swing band performs 8 p.m. Jan. 11 at Sellersville Theater, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville; 215-257-5808.

 

Bruce in the USA

The Bruce Springsteen tribute band performs 8 p.m. Jan. 12 at Sellersville Theater, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville; 215-257-5808.

 

Cracker and Camper Van Beethoven

The alternative-rock bands perform 8 p.m. Jan. 12 at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.

 

Nightlife

 

Mimi Imfurst Presents Drag Diva Brunch

Mimi Imfurst, Bev, Vinchelle, Sutton Fearce and special guests perform 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 7 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

 

Come, Rainbows

The queer comedy-variety show hosted by Michael Kelly, Annie Paradis, Betty J. Smithsonian, Alejandro Morales and Dan Vetrano, 7:30-9 p.m. Jan. 7 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

 

Evil Genius Beer Company presents Secret Lair Burlesque

Miss Frankie Eleanor, Broody Valentino and Miss V host and perform 6-11 p.m. Jan. 10 at Evil Genius Brewery, 1727 N. Front St.; 215-425-6820.

Suspiria

The classic Italian horror film is screened 9:45 p.m. Jan. 5 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

 

A Hard Day’s Night

The Beatles film is screened 1:30 p.m. Jan. 6 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

 

Amateur Drag

See the next crop of drag stars perform 7 p.m. Jan. 7 at L’Etage, 624 S. Sixth St.; 215-592-0656.

 

Sister Bear

Performers present a body-positive burlesque show 8 p.m. Jan. 10 at L’Etage, 624 S. Sixth St.; 215-592-0656.

 

The Running Man

The sci-fi film is screened 9:45 p.m. Jan. 12 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

 

Rob Thomas

The rock singer and Matchbox 20 frontman performs Jan. 12-13 at The Borgata Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609 - 317-1000.

 


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