Out and About: April 19-25, 2019

Out and About: April 19-25, 2019

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To believe again & again: Pop, styles and cinematic icon Cher brings her “Here We Go Again” tour to Philly for an evening of hits from throughout her legendary career.

Livin' the dream: International comedian, actress and author Jen Kirkman comes to Philly armed with new jokes that people have seen on her Netflix special, “Just Keep Livin.”

THEATER & ARTS:

Alonzo Bodden

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

Anne Balay

The author of “Semi-Queer: Inside the World of Gay, Trans and Black Truck Drivers” will hold a discussion hosted by Philly LGBTQ History Group, 12-2 p.m. April 21 at William Way LGBT Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.; 215-732-2220. 

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.

Beethoven’s “Eroica”

The Philadelphia Orchestra performs one of the legendary composer’s most popular works April 25-27 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

BODYTRAFFIC

Dance Affiliates presents the Los Angeles-based dance group blending hip-hop, jazz and ballet, April 26-27 at Harold Price Theater, 3680 Walnut St.; 215-898-3900.

Civil War Stories

Walnut Street Theatre presents a show featuring a cast of actor/musicians immersing the audience in compelling, passionate and true stories of real people from both sides of our country’s most divisive conflict, April 23-May 26, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

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.

From Hell To Paradise

The artistically choreographed show where dances flying through the air to create unreal figures, comes to the Kimmel Center, 8 p.m. April 20 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

The Impressionist’s Eye

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

La Bohème

Opera Philadelphia performs the classic April 26-May 5 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

La Danse

Koresh Dance Company performs the new work inspired by the famous Matisse paintings, April 25-28 at Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad St.; 215-751-0959.

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 20 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.

Pride & Joy: The Marvin Gaye Musical

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

The Pursuit of Tappiness

Soundworks Tap Factory presents its new spring production, 6 p.m. April 19 at Harold Price Theater, 3680 Walnut St.; 215-898-3900.

Treasure Island

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

Untitled

Inis Nua Theatre presents the American premiere of the play by English playwright Inua Ellams about two brothers born on Nigerian Independence Day in a world where myth intertwines with reality, April 24-May 12 at Louis Bluver Theatre at The Drake, 302 S. Hicks St,; 215-454-9776.

Weeding Out the Stoned

Good Good Comedy Theater celebrates 4/20 with the comedy show during which the audience tries to figure out which of the performers isn’t stoned, 7 p.m., 8:30 p.m. & 10 p.m. April 20, 215 N. 11th St.; 215-399-1279.

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, through Aug. 18, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

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LIVIN’ THE DREAM: International comedian, actress and author Jen Kirkman comes to Philly armed with new jokes that people have seen on her Netflix special, “Just Keep Livin,” 8 p.m. April 25 at Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St. For more information or tickets, call 215-232-1200.

MUSIC:

Laura Jane Grace & The Devouring Mothers

The rock band featuring the transgender singer performs, 8 p.m. April 19 at Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill St.; 215-627-1332.

Spiritualized

The alternative rock band performs 8 p.m. April 19 at The Fillmore Philadelphia, 29 E. Allen St.; 215-625-3681.

Dungeon Family Tour

Hip hop artists Big Boi, Goodie Mob and more perform 8 p.m. April 25 at The Fillmore Philadelphia, 29 E. Allen St.; 215-625-3681.

NIGHTLIFE:

Daddy & Friends

The boylesque showcase hosted by Josh Shonewolf returns, 7 p.m. April 19 at L’Etage, 624 S. Sixth St.; 215-592-0656.

Jukebox Revue

The drag show feature songs from the 1950’s and 1960’s, 7 p.m. April 26 at L’Etage, 624 S. Sixth St.; 215-592-0656.

Amateur Drag Attack

The drag show and competition returns, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. April 26 at Tabu, 254 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

OUTTA TOWN

Tesla

The rock band performs 8 p.m. April 23 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave.; 215-572-7650.

The Manhattan and The Delfonics

The classic soul/R&B groups perform 8 p.m. April 26 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave.; 215-572-7650.

The Wizard of Oz

The classic film is screened April 26-27 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

Close Your Legs, Honey

Bootless Stageworks presents the hilarious and troubling musical about a little

girl competing in the Lil’ Miss Cutie Pie Pageant who would rather be at home playing astronaut crime-fighter, April 26-28, 1301 N. Broom St., Wilmington, Del.; 717-682-3192.


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