Out & About - April 20-26, 2018

Out & About - April 20-26, 2018

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MATTERS OF THE HEART: Koresh Dance Company will present the world premiere of “Matters of the Heart” and “Inner Sun,” choreographed by company founder and director Ronen Koresh, April 26-29, at the Suzanne Roberts Theater, 480 S. Broad Street. Pictured is Micah Geyer from “Inner Sun.” Performances on April 26 and 27 feature post-show conversations with the artists. For ticket information, call 215-751-0959, or visit koreshdance.org. Photo: Frank Bicking

Carmen

Opera Philadelphia presents the story of the irresistible titular Spanish gypsy, April 27-May 6 at Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

Catch-22

Curio Theatre Company presents Joseph Heller’s stage adaptation of his 1961 satirical novel that asks what it means to be sane while surrounded by madness, April 25-May 19, 4740 Baltimore Ave.; 215-921-8243.

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.

Inner Sun

Koresh Dance Company presents a world premiere with original compositions by John Levis and Karl Mullen, April 26-29 at Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad St.; 215-985-0420.

Jean Shin: Collections

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition by contemporary artist Shin (American, born in South Korea in 1971) in which she transforms everyday objects into dynamic works about connection and belonging, through July 15, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Keith 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., Doylestown; 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, through April 29, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

The Pines of Rome

The Philadelphia Orchestra performs the sonic equivalent of a Roman carnival April 26-28 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

The Sound of Music

A brand-new production of the beloved story of Maria and the von Trapp April 24-29 at Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999. 

Tell Me On A Sunday

Walnut Street Theatre presents the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical where it’s the 1980s and a young English girl, full of energy and optimism, arrives in New York ready to find success and love, through June 10 at Independence Studio on 3, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

This Filthy World, an Evening with John Waters

The Sachs Program presents a free public performance by the out filmmaker and artist, 5 p.m. April 24 at Zellerbach Theatre, 3680 Walnut St.; 215-898-3900.

Music

The Disco Biscuits

The Philadelphia jam band performs 8 p.m. April 20 at The Fillmore Philadelphia, 29 E. Allen St.; 215-309-0150.

Tesseract

The progressive rock/metal band performs 7 p.m. April 20 at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.

Paula Cole

The award-winning singer-songwriter performs 8 p.m. April 20 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

Dweezil Zappa

The acclaimed guitarist performs 8 p.m. April 21 at Keswick Theater, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650.

Built to Spill and The Afghan Whigs

The alternative rock bands team up 8:30 p.m. April 21 at Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St.; 215-627-1332.

Matt and Kim

The indie-electro duo performs 8 p.m. April 22 at Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St.; 215-627-1332.

Herb Alpert and Lani Hall

The Grammy-winning trumpeter and the acclaimed vocalist team up for a performance 8 p.m. April 23 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400. 

Rasputina

The goth-and-rock-infused string trio perform 8:30 p.m. April 23 at The Foundry Philadelphia, 29 E. Allen St.; 215-309-0150.

Peter Hook & The Light

The bass player takes audiences on a trip through songs from his band’s New Order and Joy Division 8 p.m. April 26 at Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St.; 215-232-2100.

Pops Rocks: Queen, Stones,  Zeppelin and More

The Philly POPS perform a set of classic rock tunes April 27-29 at Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999. 

 

Nightlife

Daddy & Friends

The monthly boylesque showcase returns, featuring performances by Turnpyke, Foxworth Vorn, Fagl Roq and more, 7-11 p.m. April 20 at L’Etage, 624 S. Sixth St.; 215-592-0656. 

Baked Alaska

Aurora Whorealis, Lili St. Queer and special guest Eric Jaffe perform an evening of weed-oriented comedy and drag, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. April 20 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. April 21 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

Queerality Wedding Show

An intimate wedding-planning experience for the LGBT community featuring local professionals, 6-9 p.m. April 27, 1042 Pine St.; 215-309-2355.

 

Outta Town

Dane Cook

The comedian performs 7:30 and 10:30 p.m. April 20 at Xcite Center, 2999 Street Road, Bensalem; 888-588-7279.

Joe Perry and Friends

The Aerosmith guitarist performs with special guests 8 p.m. April 20 at Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

The Decline of Western Civilization

The documentary film about the early 1980s punk-rock scene is screened 9:45 p.m. April 20 at Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

Maureen McGovern

The singer celebrates the 45th anniversary of her theme song, “The Morning After,” which won the Oscar for Best Song of the Year for “The Poseidon Adventure” in 1973, with a performance 8 p.m. April 21 at The Rrazz Room, in The Clarion Hotel & Suites, 6426 Lower York Road, New Hope; 888-596-1027

Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Mermaid

Media Theatre presents a new musical version of the classic children’s tale, through May 20, 104 E. State St., Media; 610-891-0100.

The Princess Bride

The fantasy film is screened 1:30 p.m. April 21 at Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228. 


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