Out & About - March 1 -7, 2019

Out & About - March 1 -7, 2019

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OUT-LOUD LAUGHS: Comedians Frank Liotti, Jess Soloman and Eman El-Husseini converge upon the Bristol for the Out of the Closet Comedy Show, a night of queer comedy talent, 7:30-9 p.m. March 7 at The Comedy Works located in Georgine’s Restaurant, 1320 Newport Rd., Bristol, Pa. For more information or tickets, call 215-741-1661.

THEATER & ARTS

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

The Kimmel Center presents the world-renowned African-American cultural experience and American modern dance tradition, March 1-2 at Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

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, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 Bob: A Life in Five Acts

Azuka Theatre presents the story chronicling the highly unusual life of Bob and his lifelong quest to become a “Great Man,” through March 17 at Proscenium Theatre at The Drake, 302 S. Hicks St.; 215-563-1100. 

The Bridges of Madison County

Philadelphia Theatre Company presents the Tony Award-winning play based on the bestselling novel, through 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 Exhibition

This exhibit 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 Visit Bucks County, 3207 Street Road, Bensalem; www.newhopecelebrates-history.org.

Giselle

The Pennsylvania Ballet performs the premiere of Angel Corella’s restaging of the story of a young woman whose love triumphs over vengeance and lasts even beyond death, March 3-17 at The Kimmel Center’s Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

Hayden and Beethoven

The Philadelphia Orchestra performs through March 2 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

Kate The Unexamined Life

Walnut Street Theatre presents a production examining the life of Hollywood legend Katharine Hepburn, March 5-April 7 at Independence Studio on 3, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

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.

Long Light

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition featuring the photography of David Lebe, through May 5, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Mendelssohn and Schubert

The Philadelphia Orchestra performs with piano prodigy Jan Lisiecki, March 7-10 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

Michelle Wolf

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

Mimi Imfurst Presents Drag Diva Brunch

Mimi Imfurst and special guests perform 11 a.m.-2 p.m. March 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, through 2021, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Rent

Broadway Philadelphia presents the blockbuster rock musical about struggling artists in Manhattan, March 5-10 at Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-
893-1999.

Shen Yun

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

Vessels

Dance Affiliates presents the all-female dance group March 7-9 at Zellerbach Theatre, 3680 Walnut St.; 215-898-3900. 

Brittany’s Birthday Brunch

Brittany Lynn hosts a drag brunch to celebrate her birthday, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. March 3 at Tabu, 254 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675. 

 

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HARLEM RENAISSANCE: Dance Affiliates brings the iconic Dance Theatre of Harlem back to town for a world-premiere of a new work by Philadelphia native and resident choreographer, Robert Garland, March 1-2 at Zellerbach Theatre, 3680 Walnut St. For more information or tickets, call 215-898-3900.

MUSIC

Within Temptation

The hard-rock band performs 7 p.m. March 1 at The Fillmore Philadelphia, 29 E. Allen St.; 215-625-3681. 

Ronnie Spector & The Ronettes

The pop/soul singer performs 8 p.m. March 1 at World Café Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.  

Big Head Todd and The Monsters

The alternative-rock band performs 7:30 p.m. March 3 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.  

Cypress Hill and Hollywood Undead

The rap/rockers perform 7:30 p.m. March 3 at The Fillmore Philadelphia, 29 E. Allen St.; 215-625-3681. 

Nothing More

The hard-rock band performs 6:30 p.m. March 8 at The Fillmore Philadelphia, 29 E. Allen St.; 215-625-3681. 

 

NIGHTLIFE

Cabaret Sauvignon 

A one-woman live cabaret show, 7-10 p.m. March 1 at Franky Bradley’s, 1320 Chancellor St.; 215-735-0735. 

Twisted Circus

A magic/burlesque/cabaret side show, 8:30 p.m. March 6 at Franky Bradley’s, 1320 Chancellor St.; 215-735-0735. 

Drag Wars: Totally Awesome ’80s Night

Drag queens take on a “Garbage Pail Kids” theme to compete for glory, 8-11 p.m. March 8 at Voyeur Nightclub, 1221 Saint James St.; 215-735-5772.  

 

OUTTA TOWN

The Monkees

The remaining two members of the iconic four-member TV band of thelate 1960s will perform 8 p.m. March 6 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650. (Peter Tork died on Feb. 21.)

Se7en

The crime-noir thriller is screened 9:45 p.m. March 1 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228. 

Kiki’s Delivery Service

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

Y&T

The hard-rock band performs 8 p.m. March 6 at Sellersville Theater, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville; 215-257-5808. 

Satisfaction

The Rolling Stones tribute band performs 8 p.m. March 7 at Sellersville Theater, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville; 215-257-5808. 

Crimes of Passion

The Van Halen tribute band performs 8 p.m. March 8 at The Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 202-730-3331. 


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