Out and About January 11-17, 2019

Out and About January 11-17, 2019

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FROM THE PAGES TO THE STAGES: Out author, essayist and humorist David Sedaris brings his insights to the stage for a spoken-word performance 7:30 p.m. Jan. 11 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside. For more information or tickets, call 215-572-7650.

Theater & Arts
Arte Povera: Homage to Amalfi ’68

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition recreating one artist’s reactionary exhibition against minimalism and pop art through July, 26 Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Beautiful — The Carole King Musical

Broadway Philadelphia presents the story of the award-winning songwriter and performer, through Jan. 20 at the Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

Betrayal

Lantern Theater Company presents a drama exploring love, sex, marriage and friendship, through Feb. 17 at St. Stephen’s Theater, 8923 Ludlow St.; 215-829-0395.

Between Nature and Abstraction: Edwin Dickinson and Friends

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition exploring the works of the modern American painter through Feb. 10, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Bonnie & Clyde

11th Hour Theatre Company presents a blues-and-rockabilly-infused musical telling the story of America’s most notorious lovers and bank robbers taking the country by storm, through Jan. 13 at The Drake Theater, 302 S. Hicks St.; 215-568-8079. 

Bye Bye Liver: The Philadelphia Drinking Play

A sketch-comedy show that revels in the crazy moments everyone has had when practicing that favorite pastime, Jan. 11-25 at Yards Brewing Company, 500 Spring Garden St.; 800-650-6449.

Company

The Players Club of Swarthmore presents the classic Sondheim musical comedy about a young man who just can’t commit, through Jan. 19, 614 Fairview Road, 610-328-4271. 

Dieter Rams: Principled Design

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition surveying the designer’s prolific body of work — from radios, clocks and cameras to kitchen appliances and furniture, through April 14, 26 Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Equality - Pride in Our History Exhibit

A new exhibition takes visitors on a journey through the decades of gay Pride, showcasing a collection of stories, photos and memorabilia contributed by LGBTQ individuals and allies, Jan. 13-March 23, at Visit Bucks County, 3207 Street Road, Bensalem; www.newhopecelebrates-history.org.

Fallen Angels

Mauckingbird Theatre Company presents a comedy by England’s distinguished gay writer, Noël Coward, through Jan. 27 at Louis Bluver Theatre at The Drake, 302 S. Hicks St.; 267-385-6910.

Gershwin Forever

A concert celebrating the music of the incomparable George Gershwin, 8 p.m. Jan. 11 at Kimmel’s Perelman Theater, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

Gilbert Gottfried

The comedian performs Jan. 17-19 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001.

Iliza Schlesinger: Elder Millennial

The comedian seen on “Girl Code” performs at 7 and 10 p.m. Jan. 12 at Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

Ken Ludwig’s A Comedy of Tenors

Walnut Street Theatre presents the comedy set in 1930s Paris, just hours away from “The Concert of the Century,” Jan. 15-March 3, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

Little Ladies: Victorian Fashion Dolls and the Feminine Ideal

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition exploring the influence of Miss Fanchon, the ultimate toy for privileged girls in the 1860s-’70s, through March 3, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Mimi Imfurst Presents Drag Diva Brunch

Mimi Imfurst and special guests perform 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 12 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

Oleanna

Walnut Street Theatre presents David Mamet’s explosive drama about gender politics, privilege and power, Jan. 15-Feb. 17 at Independence Studio on 3, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

Wizard of Oz

Media Theatre presents the classic musical about Dorothy and her adventures in a strange land, through Jan. 13, 104 E. State St., Media; 610-
891-0100.

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LOVE WILL LEAD YOU BACK IN THE DAY: Platinum-selling singer Taylor Dayne teams up with R&B group Color Me Badd for a an evening of classic hits, 8 p.m. Jan. 18 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside. For more information or tickets, call 215-572-7650.

Music

A Night of Stardust

The grand finale of Philly Loves Bowie Week, 7 p.m. Jan. 11 at Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St.; 215-232-2100. 

Cracker

The rock band performs 8 p.m. Jan. 18 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

The Danish pop singer performs 8:30 p.m. Jan. 18 at Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St.; 215-232-2100. 

Nightlife

Gay Men Speed Dating

An all-ages, speed-dating event 7 p.m. Jan. 11 at Stir, 1705 Chancellor St.; 215-732-2700.

Miss Masc

The drag and burlesque show graces the stage 9 p.m. Jan. 11 at Tabu, 254 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

Martha Graham Cracker

The drag cabaret singer performs a tribute to David Bowie 7 p.m. Jan. 11 at L’Etage, 624 S. Sixth St.; 215-592-0656. 

Drag Queen Story Time

Drag queens read stories about diversity, love and acceptance, while raising much-needed funds to help the Fumo Library, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 12 at Tabu, 254 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

SWAY

The biggest, queerest monthly dance party returns with hip-hop, Latin pop and reggaeton 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Jan. 12 at Tabu, 254 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

Outta Town

Rob Thomas

The rock singer performs Jan. 18-20 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

Cash Unchained

The Johnny Cash tribute band performs 8 p.m. Jan. 11 at The Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 202-730-3331. 

Wonder

The 2018 drama film is screened 1:30 p.m. Jan. 12 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

Hot Fuzz

The action/comedy film is screened 9:45 p.m. Jan. 18 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228. 


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