Out and About: April 12-18, 2019

Out and About: April 12-18, 2019

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MOVING MOVEMENTS: Acclaimed dance troupe PHILADANCO returns to the stage with “Philly Style,” an evening of performance pieces by the company’s best choreographers, April 12-14 at Kimmel’s Perelman Theater, 300 S. Broad St. For more information or tickets, call 215-893-1999.

Theater & Arts

All Mozart

The Philadelphia Orchestra performs through April 13 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

Alonzo Bodden

The comedian seen on “Last Comic Standing” performs April 18-20 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001. 

Anastasia

Broadway Philadelphia presents the romantic and adventure-filled new musical about a brave young woman out to discover the mystery of her past, through April 14 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 reaction against minimalism and pop art, through July, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Brian Posehn

The comedian seen on “Big Bang Theory” and “Mr. Show” performs through April 13 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001. 

Chelsea Handler

The comedian and TV personality performs 8 p.m. April 12 at The Met, 858 N. Broad St.; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Cole Porter’s Broadway: Too Darn Hot

The Philly POPS team up with guest conductor David Charles Abell for a musical tribute to Cole Porter, April 12-14 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Walnut Street Theatre presents the adventure focused on a teenage sleuth, through April 28, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

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.

An Evening with The Clintons

President Bill Clinton and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton appear at a live speaking engagement 7:30 p.m. April 13 at The Met, 858 N. Broad St.; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

How To Catch Creation

Philadelphia Theatre Company presents the story of four artists and intellectuals in San Francisco who are struggling to nurture creative impulses and establish a legacy in both their professional and personal lives, through April 14 at Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad St.; 215-985-0420. 

The Impressionist’s Eye

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition featuring the works of Claude Monet, Mary Cassatt, Vincent van Gogh and others, April 16-Aug. 18, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Joe Ovelman & Elizabeth Coffey Williams

Giovanni’s Room hosts a book release for “On Grief,” 6-8 p.m. April 13, 345 S. 12th St.; 215-923-2960.    

Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers

Dance Affiliates presents the Philly-based dance group April 12-13 at Harold Prince Theater, 3680 Walnut St.; 215-898-3900. 

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.

Mimi Imfurst Presents Drag Diva Brunch

Mimi Imfurst and special guests perform 11 a.m.-2 p.m. April 13 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 summer, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Pinkalicious: The Musical

Walnut Street Theatre presents the kids’ musical about eating too many cupcakes, through April 14, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550. 

Pride & Joy: The Marvin Gaye Musical

The Kimmel Center presents the musical telling the untold love story of Anna Gordy Gaye and the iconic R&B singer, through April 21 at Kimmel’s Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

Treasure Island

Arden Theatre Company presents the swashbuckling pirate tale through June 2, 40 N. Second St.; https://ardentheatre.org.

Whitman, Alabama

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition that brings Walt Whitman’s poem “Song of Myself” to life through the voices of Alabama residents, through June 9, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Yoshitoshi: Spirit and Spectacle

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition featuring the brilliant colors and spirited lines of Yoshitoshi, the last great master of the traditional Japanese woodblock print, April 16-Aug. 18, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

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LOUD & PROUD: Laura Jane Grace — transgender musician, activist and singer with the group Against Me! — will perform in Philadelphia with her backing band, The Devouring Mothers, for an evening of punk-rock fury, 8 p.m. April 19 at Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill St. For more information or tickets, call 215-627-1332.

Music

The Dead Milkmen

The punk-rock band performs 9 p.m. April 13 at Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill St.; 215-627-1332. 

Of Montreal

The indie pop band performs 8:30 p.m. April 14 at Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St.; 215-232-1200.   

Rival Sons

The rock band performs 8 p.m. April 17 at Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St.; 215-232-1200.   

Blue October

The alternative-rock band performs 8:30 p.m. April 18 at Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St.; 215-232-1200.   

Nightlife

Drag Wars: Let’s Go to the Movies

Drag queens go Hollywood for their performances, 8-11 p.m. April 12 at Voyeur Nightclub, 1221 Saint James St.; 215-735-5772. 

Sashay: A PGMC Drag Revue

The Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus goes drag for this premiere event, 7-11 p.m. April 13 at Voyeur Nightclub, 1221 Saint James St.; 215-735-5772. 

Thirsty Thursday Drag Show

The late-night drag show kicks off 11 p.m.-1 a.m. April 18 at Tabu, 254 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

Outta Town

Hair

The countercultural musical is staged through April 13 at Rowan University’s Tohill Theatre, 201 Mullica Hill Road, Glassboro, N.J.; 856-256-4545.   

Sommore

The comedian from “Queens of Comedy” performs 8 p.m. April 13 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650.

 

Midnight Cowboy

The classic film is screened for its 50th anniversary, 1:30 p.m. April 14 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228. n


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