Out & About: Jan. 19-25

Out & About: Jan. 19-25

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ROOM FOR IMPROV-MENT: The Second City, the legendary improvisational-comedy troupe that brought attention to stars such as Tina Fey, Steve Carell and Amy Poehler, is stopping in Philadelphia for its “Look Both Ways Before Talking” tour featuring the unique brand of satire and of-the-moment sketch comedy Jan. 19-20 at Perelman Theater, 300 S. Broad St. For more information or tickets, call 215-893-1999.

Theater & Arts

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.

 

Blade Runner 2049

The science-fiction film is screened 8 p.m. Jan. 22 at The Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

 

BodyVox

The innovative dance-theater troupe performs a compilation of its greatest works through Jan. 21 at Prince Music Theater, 1412 Chestnut St.; 267-239-2941.  

 

Bryan Caplan

The economist and author of “Why the Education System Is a Waste of Time and Money” hosts a reading 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25 at Central Library, 1901 Vine St.; 215-567-4341.

 

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 through Feb. 11 at St. Stephen’s Theater, 923 Ludlow St.; 215-829-0395.

 

A Doll’s House

Arden Theatre Company presents a drama by Henrik Ibsen exploring issues of money, marriage and power through Feb. 25 on the Arcadia Stage, 40 N. Second St.; 215-922-1122.

 

Dr. Nadine Burke Harris

The physician and author of “The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity” hosts a reading 7:30 p.m. Jan. 23 at Central Library, 1901 Vine St.; 215-567-4341.

Finesse Mitchell

The comedian seen on “SNL” performs through Jan. 20 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

 

Henry Rollins: Travel Slideshow

The musician and writer performs a travel-themed audio-visual spoken-word show Jan. 25-26 at The Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

 

The Humans

Walnut Street Theatre presents the Tony Award-winning new play about a family’s holiday turmoil through March 4, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

 

Kathleen Madigan

The comedian performs 8 p.m. Jan. 20 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650.

Les Misérables

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

 

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.

 

Patricia Urquiola: Between Craft and Industry

The work of acclaimed designer Urquiola, who creates 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.

 

Peter Pan

Arden Theatre presents the classic children’s story about the boy who never grows up and spends his days in Neverland foiling Captain Hook through Feb. 4, 40 N. Second St.; 215-922-1122.

 

Really Funny Comedians (Who Happen to be Women)

Funny female comedians perform on this showcase 8 p.m. Jan. 24 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

 

The Second City: Look Both Ways Before Talking

The acclaimed improv troupe performs Jan. 19-20 at Kimmel’s Perelman Theater, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

 

Tiger Style!

Philadelphia Asian Performing Artists present their first full production of their raucous comedy examining the successes and failures of “tiger parenting” from the point of view of a playwright who’s actually been through it, Jan. 24-Feb. 4 at The Louis Bluver Theatre at The Drake, 302 S. Hicks St.; https://papatigerstyle.brownpapertickets.com/.

 

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HAVE SLIDES, WELL TRAVELED: Pioneering punk-rock musician, author and actor Henry Rollins comes to town on his “Travel Slideshow” tour where he shows photos and tells stories from his almost-constant world travels Jan. 25-26 at The Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St. For more information or tickets, call 215-922-6888.

Music

Kick

The INXS tribute band performs 8 p.m. Jan. 19 at Sellersville Theater, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville; 215-257-5808.

 

Rufus Wainwright

The out singer-songwriter performs with The Philly POPS and the Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus 8 p.m. Jan. 19 at Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

 

By the Water, By the Flame

Philadelphia Voices of Pride explore elemental themes in their winter concert 8 p.m. Jan. 20 at Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral, 19 S. 38th St.; www.pvop.org.

 

Tina Karol

The Ukrainian soul singer performs 6 p.m. Jan. 21 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650.

 

Lana Del Rey

The singer performs 8 p.m. Jan. 21 at Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St.; 215-389-9543.

 

Lalah Hathaway

The R&B singer performs 8 p.m. Jan. 25 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650.

 

Big Head Todd & The Monsters

The alternative-rock group performs 8 p.m. Jan. 26 at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.

 

Nightlife

GENDXR – Escape the Binary

Celebrate with an inclusive all-gender naked party 7 p.m.-2 a.m. Jan. 19 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

Daddy & Friends

NYC boylesque-superstar Chris Harder performs at the monthly showcase’s one-year anniversary 8-11 p.m. Jan. 19 at L’Etage, 624 S. Sixth St.; 215-592-0656.

 

Mimi Imfurst Presents Drag Diva Brunch

Mimi Imfurst, Bev, Vinchelle, Sutton Fearce and special guests perform 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 20 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

 

Weeding Out the Stones

Sixteen comedians enter and all but one of them are stoned, so it’s up to the audience to find the sober individual so they can win prizes, 8 p.m. Jan. 24 at Good Good Comedy Theatre, 215 N. 11th St.; 215-399-1279.

 

Radical Self Love Burlesque

Celebrate with Greta Grenade’s Philadelphia Burlesque Battle Royale showcase 9 p.m.-midnight, Jan. 25 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

 

Outta Town

Terminator 2: Judgment Day

The sci-fi blockbuster is screened 9:45 p.m. Jan. 19 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

 

The Muppets Movie

The family film is screened 11:15 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Jan. 20 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

 

Faye Jacobs

The comedian performs 8 p.m. Jan. 20 at The Rrazz Room, 385 W. Bridge St., New Hope; 888-596-1027.


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