Out & About: May 24-30, 2019

Out & About: May 24-30, 2019

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PRETTY SHREWD IN PINK: Walnut Street Theatre is presenting “Legally Blonde: The Musical,” based on the hit-comedy movie and novel about a SoCal sorority girl who takes on the establishment and defies expectations as a law student, through July 14, 825 Walnut St. For more information or tickets call, 215-574-3550.

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

 

Civil War Stories

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

 

Heather McDonald

The comedian seen on “Chelsea Lately” performs May 24-26 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001.

 

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.

 

Indecent

Arden Theatre Company presents Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel’s critically acclaimed play with music, about the creation of the controversial Yiddish play “God of Vengeance,” through June 23, 40 N. Second St.; 215-922-1122.

 

John Witherspoon

The comedian seen in “Friday” and “The Boondocks” performs May 24-26 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001.

 

Legally Blonde: The Musical

Walnut Street Theatre presents the musical adaptation of the hit comedy film about a SoCal sorority girl who becomes a law student, through July 14, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

 

Mimi Imfurst Presents Drag Diva Brunch

Mimi Imfurst and special guests perform 11 a.m.-2 p.m. May 25 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

 

Minors

Lantern Theater Company presents a compelling new work of musical theater that gives voice to the families who fought back against a corrupt political machine turning children into commodities, through June 30 at St. Stephen's Theater, 923 Ludlow St.; 215-829-0395.

 

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.

 

Queer Bait: The 180 BPM Tour

Philly’s favorite alt-comedy duo Rose Luardo & Shannon Fahey bring a top-notch, high-fashion comedy spectacular, 10 p.m. May 25 at Good Good Comedy Theater, 215 N. 11th St.; 215-399-1279.

 

Treasure Island

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

 

Untitled Project #213

Theater Horizon presents a heartfelt story of learning how to carry on when true love goes missing, May 31-June 2, 401 N. Dekalb St.; 610-283-2230.

 

We the People: American Prints from Between the World Wars

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition of prints depicting the good times, hard times, and wartime experiences of everyday Americans in the 1930-40s, through July 24, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

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GRUNGE GODDESSES: L7, a group of influential alternative rockers, is back in action with new album, “Scatter the Rats” and a national tour that finds the band scurrying into Philly 8:30 p.m. May 29 at Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St. For more information or tickets, call 215-232-2100.

 

Weeding Out The Stoned

The cannabis-infused comedy show wherein the audience tries to figure out which of the performers isn’t stoned, 8:30 p.m. May 31 at Good Good Comedy Theater, 215 N. 11th St.; 215-399-1279.

 

Whitman, Alabama

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition bringing 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.

 

 

Music

Slayer

The metal band plays a farewell performance, 6 p.m. May 24 at BB&T Pavilion, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; 856-365-1300.

 

The Amy Ray Band

The out Indigo Girls singer and her band perform 8 p.m. May 24 at World Café Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

 

Billy Joel

The pop-rock singer performs 8 p.m. May 24 at Citizens Bank Park, 1 Citizens Bank Way; 215-463-1000.

 

The Smithereens with guest vocalist Marshall Crenshaw

The rock band performs 8 p.m. May 25 at World Café Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

 

The Who

The classic rock band performs 8 p.m. May 25 at Citizens Bank Park, 1 Citizens Bank Way; 215-463-1000.

 

Bobby McFerrin

The vocal artist performs 8 p.m. May 28-29 at World Café Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

 

Apocalyptica

The hard rock cellist group performs 8 p.m. May 29 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650.

 

L7

The alternative rock band performs 8:30 p.m. May 29 at Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St.; 215-232-2100.

 

Duff McKagan

The rock musician and Gun N’ Roses member performs 8 p.m. May 30 at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.

 

David Gray

The British singer-songwriter performs 8 p.m. May 31 at The Met, 858 N. Broad St.; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Pallbearer

The hard rock band performs 8:30 p.m. May 31 at Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St.; 215-232-2100.

 

 

Nightlife

Problematic

Effervescence, Poochie, Miss Troy and Rita Brujeria perform on this first anniversary show, 7 p.m. May 25 at L’Etage, 624 S. Sixth St.; 215-592-0696.

 

Tri-Curious

The drag and burlesque show returns, 9 p.m. May 25 at Tabu, 254 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

 

Outta Town

Cracker

The rock band performs, 8 p.m. May 24 at The Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 202-730-3331.

 

Louie Anderson

The comedian and actor seen on “Baskets” performs 7 p.m. May 25 at Bristol Riverside Theatre, 120 Radcliffe St., Bristol; 215-785-0100.

 

The Dirty Dozen

The action film is screened 1:30 p.m. May 26 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

 

Led Zeppelin 2

The tribute band performs, 8 p.m. May 26 at The Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 202-730-3331.

 

Robert Klein

The comedian and actor seen on “Will & Grace” performs 8 p.m. May 31 at Bristol Riverside Theatre, 120 Radcliffe St., Bristol; 215-785-0100.

 

Big Gay Motorcycle Weekend

Rainbow Mountain hosts the popular annual event, May 31-June 2, 210 Mount Nebo Road, East Stroudsburg; 570-223-8484.


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