Out and About - February 1-7. 2019

Out and About - February 1-7. 2019

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FAR EAST DANCE FEAST: Five millennia of traditional Chinese culture come alive on stage when Shen Yun, the internationally famous dance troupe, performs its visually stunning show, Feb. 8-March 3 at Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St. For more information or tickets, call 215-893-1999.

Theater & Arts


All Tchaikovsky

The Philadelphia Orchestra performs a program celebrating the classic composer’s music, through Feb. 2 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

 

Arte Povera: Homage to Amalfi ’68

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an installation recreating one artist’s reactionary exhibition against minimalism and pop art, through July 7, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Betrayal

Lantern Theater Company presents a drama exploring love, sex, marriage and friendship, through Feb. 17 at St. Stephen’s Theater, 923 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.

 

Bill Bellamy

The comedian and actor performs Feb. 7-9 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

 

The Bridges of Madison County

Philadelphia Theatre Company presents the Tony Award-winning play based on the bestselling novel, Feb. 8-March 3 at Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad St.; 215-985-0420.

 

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, 26th 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 their allies, through March 23 at Bucks County Visitor Center, 3207 Street Road, Bensalem; www.newhopecelebrates-history.org.

 

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,” through 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.

 

Masters of Illusion Live

Talented illusionists perform 8 p.m. Feb. 7 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650.

 

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Opera Philadelphia presents Shakespeare’s classic comedy, Feb. 8-17 at Kimmel’s Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

 

Mimi Imfurst Presents Drag Diva Brunch

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

 

New Chinese Galleries

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition exploring 4,000 years of Chinese art, opening Feb. 3, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Oleanna

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

 

Shen Yun

The classical Chinese dance troupe performs Feb. 8-March 3 at Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

 

Weeding Out The Stoned

Sixteen comedians enter, all but one of them are stoned and the audience gets to figure out who’s sober among them, 8:30 p.m. Feb. 8 at Good Good Comedy Theatre, 215 N. 11th St.; 215-399-1279.

 

Whitney Cummings

The comedian and actress seen on Comedy Central performs through Feb. 2 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001.

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READY TO ROCK IT: Influential jazz, funk and electronic music pioneer and composer, Herbie Hancock takes a trip through his legendary career 8 p.m. Feb. 8 at Xcite Center at Parx Casino, 2999 Street Road, Bensalem. For more information or tickets, call 888-588-7279.

Music

Peabo Bryson

The R&B singer performs 8 p.m. Feb. 2 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650.

 

Pop Rocks: The ’80s

The Philly Pops perform songs from the decade of excess, Feb. 1-3 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

 

Viva España!

The Philadelphia Orchestra performs an evening of Spanish compositions, Feb. 7-9 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

 

Nightlife

Gender Queery: Trans and Nonbinary Drag Show

Celebrate queerness and gender expression with fluid drag performers, 8 p.m. Feb. 1 at Stir Lounge, 1705 Chancellor St.; 215-732-2700.

 

FEUD: The Drag Show

Bev hosts an evening of performances with Philly’s biggest drag queens, 9 p.m.-midnight Feb. 2 at Tabu, 254 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

 

Steven Universe Drag Show

Steven Universe hosts an interactive drag show, 10 p.m.-1 a.m. Feb. 2 at The Victoria Freehouse, 10 S. Front St.; 215-543-6089.    

Melangerie: An All QPOC Show

Mae Rose hosts an evening of entertainment, 9:30 p.m. Feb. 6 at Tabu, 254 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

 

Paula’s Drag Kitchen

Paula Deen-White cooks up a killer drag show with her friends, 8-10 p.m. Feb. 7 at L’Etage, 624 S. Sixth St.; 215-592-0656.

 

Pokémon: Let’s Go Philadelphia

Lorna Doom hosts this gaymer-themed drag show, 8 p.m. Feb. 8 at Tabu, 254 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

Outta Town

Kick (The INXS Experience)

The INXS tribute band performs 8 p.m. Feb. 1 at Sellersville Theater, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville; 215-257-5808.

 

Rewired ’80s

A tribute concert, 9 p.m. Feb. 1 at The Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 202-730-3331.

 

A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

The horror film is screened 9:45 p.m. Feb. 1 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

 

Groundhog Day

The comedy film is screened 1:30 p.m. Feb. 2 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228. n


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