Out & About: March 9-15, 2018

Out & About: March 9-15, 2018

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YOU’LL FLIP OUT: Gravity-defying elite international dance company the Peking Acrobats makes its Annenberg Center debut with jaw-dropping feats of trick-cycling, tumbling, juggling, somersaulting and gymnastics, March 9-10 at Zellerbach Theatre, 3680 Walnut St. For more information or tickets, call 215-898-3900. Photo credit: Tom Meinhold Photography

Theater & Arts

Alejandro Morales

The Philadelphia comedian performs 8 p.m. March 11 at Good Good Comedy Theatre, 215 N. 11th St.; 215-399-1279.

 

Company Wang-Ramirez

The dance company makes its Philadelphia debut with “Monchichi,” a full-length work created and performed by Sebastian Ramirez, a French man, and Honji Wong, a Korean woman, who are a couple in real life and on stage, March 15-18 at Prince Music Theater, 1412 Chestnut St.; 267-239-2941.   

 

Design in Revolution: A 1960s Odyssey

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition of pop art and psychedelia from the civil-rights and anti-war movements through Sept. 9, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

The Found Footage Festival

Hosts Joe Pickett (The Onion) and Nick Prueher (“Late Show with David Letterman”) take audiences on a guided tour of their all-time favorite VHS finds 8:30 and 10 p.m. March 10 at Good Good Comedy Theatre, 215 N. 11th St.; 215-399-1279.

 

If/Then

Media Theater presents the Tony Award-winning musical March 14-April 1, 104 E. State St., Media; 610-891-0100.

 

Kevin Smith at Home

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition spanning five decades of the Rochester-based artist’s mixed-media photographs prints and books through July 8, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Magical & Real: Henriette Wyeth and Peter Hurd, A Retrospective

The Michener Art Museum presents an exhibition of works by Hurd (1904-84) and Wyeth (1907-97), important contributors to the arts of both the Philadelphia region and the Southwest, through May 6, 138 S. Pine St.; 215-340- 9800.

 

Noises Off

Walnut Street Theatre presents the hit Broadway comedy about an ill-prepared theater cast trying to pull things together for opening night, March 13-April 29, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

 

Ready Steady Yeti Go

Azuka Theatre presents the world-premiere drama about a romance that tries to bloom in the aftermath of a hate crime, through March 11 at Proscenium Theatre at The Drake, 302 S. Hicks St.; 215-563-1100.

 

Shen Yun 2018

The traditional Chinese dance ensemble performs through March 11 at Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999. 

 

Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye

Arden Theatre Company’s powerful adaptation explores the destructive power of racism and the strength of a community attempting to embrace an era of change, through April 1, 40 N. Second St.; 215-922-1122.

Tony Woods

The comedian performs through March 10 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

 

Varujan Boghosian: Master Manipulator

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition featuring works by the artist and collector, who scours antique shops and flea markets for materials to use in his imaginative sculptures and collages, through April 18, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Virtually Rudy: New Dimensions in Sculpture

The Michener Art Museum presents an exhibition of sculptures and their digital representations by Charles Rudy through April 8, 138 S. Pine St., Doylestown; 215-340- 9800.

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SWEET SOUNDS:
Out indie-rocker, former Gossip front-woman and singer-songwriter Beth Ditto hits Philly in support of her debut solo album “Fake Sugar,” performing 8 p.m. March 11 at Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St. For more information or tickets, call 215-232-2100.

Music

Steve Winwood

The classic-rock singer performs 8 p.m. March 9 at Tower Theater, 69th and Ludlow streets, Upper Darby; 610-352-2887.

 

Nada Surf

The alternative-rock band performs 9 p.m. March 9 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

 

The Revolution

Prince’s classic backing band performs 9 p.m. March 9 at Sugar House Casino, 1001 N. Delaware Ave.; 877-477-3715.

 

Alive ‘75

The KISS tribute band performs 8 p.m. March 10 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

 

Chaka Kahn

The R&B singer performs 8 p.m. March 11 at Tower Theater, 69th and Ludlow streets, Upper Darby; 610-352-2887.

 

Nightwish

The symphonic metal band performs 8:30 p.m. March 16 at The Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St.; 800-745-3000.

 

Nightlife

Sister Bear

Celebrate with a body-positive burlesque show 7 p.m. March 9 at L’Etage, 624 S. Sixth St.; 215-592-0656.

 

Treklesque: Star Trek Burlesque

Burlesque performers beam down for the sci-fi-themed show, 9 p.m. March 9 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

 

Mimi Imfurst Presents Drag Diva Brunch

Mimi Imfurst, Bev, Vinchelle, Sutton Fearce and special guests perform 11 a.m.-2 p.m. March 10 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

 

Bianca Del Rio

The musician and drag star performs 8 p.m. March 16 at The Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

Outta Town

Kansas

The classic-rock band performs 8 p.m. March 9 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

 

Tiffany Haddish

The comedian seen on “Girls Trip” performs 9 p.m. March 9 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

 

Flushed Away

The animated film by the creators of Wallace & Grommit is screened 11:15 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. March 10 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

 

Constantine Maroulis W

The Tony Award-winning Broadway star and “American Idol” alum performs 8 p.m. March 10 at The Rrazz Room, 385 W. Bridge St., New Hope; 888-596-1027.

 

Foreigner

The classic-rock band performs 8 p.m. March 10 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

 

The Color Purple

The acclaimed drama film is screened noon March 11 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

 

Lewis Black

The comedian performs 9 p.m. March 16-17 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000. 


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