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Theater Broadway: A Celebration — An Original Revue Dramateurs at the Barn present a collection of Broadway music and a stroll through the years and the musicals that have become part of history, through Sept. 13 at The Barn Playhouse, Christopher Lane and Rittenhouse Boulevard, Jeffersonville; (610) 539-2276.

Buddy ... The Buddy Holly Story Surflight Theatre presents the hit musical about the magical early days of rock ’n’ roll, through Sept. 5, 201 Engleside Ave., Beach Haven, N.J.; (609) 492-9477.

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged Little Fish Theatre presents all 37 plays in 97 minutes in an irreverent, fast-paced romp through the Bard’s works, Aug. 27-28 at The Broadway Theater of Pitman, 43 S. Broadway, Pitman, N.J.; (856) 384-8381.

Dangerous Corner Langhorne Players present a fascinating combination of mystery and psychological study involving the story of how a dead man disrupts his family and friends until every character and relationship is tested and revealed to be other than it appears, through Sept. 12 at Spring Garden Mill, Tyler State Park, Route 332, Newtown; (215) 860-0818.

The Fully Monty ReVision Theatre dares to bare all with the musical based on the Oscar-nominated film through Sept. 6 at the historic Carousel House on the Boardwalk, 700 Ocean Ave., Asbury Park, N.J.; (732) 455-3059.

Glengarry Glen Ross Emanon Productions presents David Mamet’s Pulitzer Prize-winning dramatic comedy, through Aug. 23 at the Dante Hall Theater of the Arts, 14 N. Mississippi Ave., Atlantic City, N.J.; (609) 344-8877.

Little Shop of Horrors Surflight Theatre presents the morbidly upbeat musical about a carnivorous plant, through Aug. 16, 201 Engleside Ave., Beach Haven, N.J.; (609) 492-9477.

Never the Sinner: The Leopold and Loeb Story Mauckingbird Theatre Company presents John Logan’s crime drama set in 1924 in which two young wealthy Chicagoans set out to commit the perfect murder, through Aug. 30 at Adrienne Theatre’s Mainstage, 2030 Sansom St.; (215) 923-8909.

The Real Housewives of Philadelphia The N Crowd presents all the familiar drama of your favorite cable reality show, completely live and unscripted, 10 p.m. Aug. 21 at Actors Center, 257 N. Third St.; (215) 413-1318.

The Rock Tenor The Wilma Theatre presents a show fusing rock ’n’ roll anthems, Broadway classics, opera favorites, country rhythms and classical melodies, through Aug. 23, 265 S. Broad St.; (215) 546-7824.

Souvenir The New Hope Arts Center presents the funny yet touching play by Stephen Temperley exploring Florence Foster Jenkins’ rise to fame, culminating in her sold-out performance at Carnegie Hall in 1944, through Sept. 6, 2 Stockton Ave., New Hope; (877) 238-5596.

Music beta hi-fi Music Festival 2009 The showcase of the region’s finest emerging performers runs through Aug. 21 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; (215) 222-1400.

Colin Hay Band The former Men At Work frontman performs at 8 p.m. Aug. 21 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; (215) 222-1400.

The Moody Blues The classic-rock group performs at 8 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; (609) 317-1000.

Parrot Beach The Jimmy Buffett tribute band performs at 8:30 p.m. Aug. 21 at Sellersville Theatre 1894, 24 W. Temple St.; (215) 257-5808.

Mama’s Black Sheep The power-pop duo performs at 9 p.m. Aug. 21 at Baxter’s Restaurant & Lounge, 2006 Pennsylvania Ave., Wilmington, Del.; (302) 654-9858.

Chickenfoot The rock supergroup featuring Sammy Hagar and Joe Satriani performs at 8 p.m. Aug. 22 at the Borgata Hotel Casino’s Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; (609) 317-1000.

Avant The multi-platinum R&B singer-songwriter performs at 8 p.m. Aug. 22 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; (215) 572-7650.

The Neville Brothers The R&B group performs at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 25 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; (215) 572-7650.

King Crimson’s Adrian Belew featuring Julie and Eric Slick The prog-rock musicians perform at 8 p.m. Aug. 26 at Sellersville Theatre 1894, 24 W. Temple St.; (215) 257-5808.

Blink-182 and Weezer The alt-rock bands perform at 7 p.m. Aug. 27 at Susquehanna Bank Center, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; (856) 365-1300.

George Benson and Ledisi The jazz guitarist and the R&B singer perform at 8 p.m. Aug. 27 at The Mann Center for the Performing Arts, 5201 Parkside Ave.; (215) 893-1999.

Peter Frampton The classic-rock guitarist performs at 8 p.m. Aug. 27 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; (215) 572-7650.

Exhibits The Art of Japanese Craft: 1875 to the Present The Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition surveying the rich diversity of 20th-century Japanese craft, through Oct. 18, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.; (215) 763-8100.

Bodies The James Oliver Gallery presents an exhibition uniting the works of Julia Day, Brooke Hine, Sky McDonagh and Dallas Shaw, through Aug. 22, 723 Chestnut St., fourth floor; (215) 923-1242.

David Kube The William Way LGBT Community Center presents an exhibition celebrating the grand-prize winner of the center’s fourth annual Juried Art Exhibition, through Sept. 25, 1315 Spruce St.; (215) 732-2220.

Folk Art The Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art at Ursinus College presents an installation focusing on examples from Dr. David Bronstein’s collection of Pennsylvania and Northeast folk art and artifacts, through Aug. 29, 601 E. Main St., Collegeville; (610) 409-3500.

Frenz Fleisher/Ollman presents an exhibition of works selected by Will Oldham, the prolific singer-songwriter who records and performs under the moniker Bonnie Prince Billy, through the end of summer, 1616 Walnut St., Suite 100; (215) 545-7562.

Kiss’d Cracked World Twelve Gates Art Gallery presents an exhibition featuring the works of sculptor Bryce LeVan Cushing and Michael Maier through Aug. 27, 305 Cherry St.; (267) 519-2737.

Little Show of Horrors This multimedia exhibition presents artist interpretations on the theme of Darwin and carnivorous plants, through Aug. 23 at Historic Bartram’s Garden, 54th Street and Lindbergh Boulevard; (215) 729-5281.

Meanderings Artists’ Gallery presents an exhibition of work by artists Jennifer Cadoff and Gail Bracegirdle, through Sept. 6, 32 Coryell St., Lambertville, N.J.; (215) 638-4614.

A Modern Eye Part II Edge Gallery presents an exhibition of abstract paintings by the gallery’s stable of artists, through Aug. 30, 72 N. Second St.; (215) 413-7072.

Richard Schultz: Five Decades of Design The Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition of works by the legendary outdoor furniture designer, through Aug. 23, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.; (215) 763-8100.

Say Good Morning Tiger Lily ArtStar Gallery hosts an exhibition of works from mixed-media artist Amy Rice, through Sept. 13, 623 N. Second St.; (215) 238-1557.

Shopping in Paris: French Fashion 1850-1925 The Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition exploring the American experience abroad between 1850 and 1925, through Oct. 25, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.; (215) 763-8100.

Something to Wear: Fashion in Print 1850-1925 The Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition exploring the world of fashion and consumer culture through printed publications, through Sept. 7, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.; (215) 763-8100.

A Taste for Modern: The Jeanne Rymer Collection of 20th-Century Chairs The Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an installation of 23 chairs by the acclaimed designer, through Sept. 20, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.; (215) 763-8100.

What Were They Thinking: 160 Years of Bad Taste Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts presents an exhibition of styles that were the height of fashion at some point in recent history, through Nov. 8 at The Carriage House Gallery at the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Cape May, N.J.; (609) 884-5404.

Film Into The Wild The 2007 drama is screened at 2 p.m. Aug. 23 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; (610) 917-0223.

I Love You, Man The “bromantic” comedy is screened at 8 p.m. Aug. 24 at Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; (215) 922-5483.

Under Our Skin Bryn Mawr Film Institute presents a screening of the film about Lyme disease at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 25, 824 W. Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr; (610) 527-9898.

Casablanca Bryn Mawr Film Institute presents a screening of the classic 1942 film at 7 p.m. Aug. 26, 824 W. Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr; (610) 527-9898.

Books Darren Littlejohn The recovering addict, scholar and author of “12-Step Buddhist” hosts a reading at 6 p.m. Aug. 22 at Robin’s Books and Moonstone Arts Center, 110a S. 13th St.; (215) 735-9600.

Husain Naqvi The author of “Home Boy” hosts a reading at 7 p.m. Aug. 27 at Robin’s Books and Moonstone Arts Center, 110a S. 13th St.; (215) 735-9600.

Auditions Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus PGMC is looking for singers of all skill levels and voice parts Aug. 26 at Lutheran Church of the Holy Communion, 2111 Sansom St. No walk-ins; call (215) 731-9230 or 1-87-PGMC-SING or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Etc. Mitch Fatel The comedian performs Aug. 21-22 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; (215) 496-9001.

Stimulus Party DJs Just Jess and Kit spin the best of hip-hop, reggaeton, Latin, R&B, b-more, house and electro from 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Aug. 21 at Marathon Grill, 929 Walnut St.; (215) 733-0311.

Scene The LGBTQ dance party celebrates its new location from 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Aug. 22 at Adobe Bar and Lounge, 1919 E. Passyunk Ave.; www.TLBTBProductions.com.

Kevin Pollak The comedian seen in films like “The Usual Suspects” and “A Few Good Men” performs Aug. 27-29 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; (215) 496-9001.


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