Diversions: June 5-11

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THEATER The Andersen Project The boundary-pushing one-man show inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s stories and starring out French-Canadian actor Yves Jacques runs at 8 p. m. June 11-13 at the Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; (215) 790-5847.

Camelot Plays & Players presents the classic musical through June 6, 1714 Delancey Place; (215) 735-0630.

Grey Gardens Philadelphia Theatre Company presents the eccentric lives of the reclusive Little Edie Beale and her mother Edith Bouvier Beale, the cousin and aunt of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, respectively, through June 28 at Suzanne Roberts Theater, 480 S. Broad St.; (215) 985-0420.

Forbidden Broadway’s Greatest Hits The Walnut Street Theatre presents a tribute to the big shows and bigger legends in this hilarious, loving and endlessly entertaining revue, through June 28 at Independence Studio on 3, 825 Walnut St.; (215) 574-3550.

Hysteria The Wilma Theater presents a madcap comedy full of mistaken identities, missing clothing and dazzling surprises set in 1938 London, through June 14, 265 S. Broad St.; (215) 546-7824.

Little Mary Sunshine Barley Sheaf Players presents the silly and wonderful musical with a little bit of everything: Colorado Rangers, a stalwart captain, a chorus of simpering school girls and a villainous Indian, through June 20, 810 N. Whitford Road, Lionville; (610) 363-7075.

The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940 Hedgerow Theatre presents the popular murder farce, through June 7, 64 Rose Valley Road, Media; (610) 565-4211.

The Producers The Walnut Street Theatre presents an all-new production of Mel Brooks’ Tony Award-winning musical, through July 19, 825 Walnut St.; (215) 574-3550.

Respect: A Musical Journey of Women Act II Playhouse presents a high-energy celebration of just how much women have changed using the best songs of the past 100 years, through June 28, 56 E. Butler Ave., Ambler; (215) 654-0200.

The Seafarer Arden Theatre Company presents Broadway’s Tony Award-nominated hit about a collection of misfits on Christmas Eve in Ireland, through June 14 on the F. Otto Haas Stage, 40 N. Second St.; (215) 922-1122.

Something Intangible Arden Theatre Company presents the world premiere by celebrated Philadelphia playwright Bruce Graham, set in Hollywood circa 1941, through June 7, 40 N. Second St.; (215) 922-1122.

Thoroughly Modern Millie The Media Theater presents the Tony Award-winning 1920s musical romp, through June 7, 104 E. State St.; (610) 891-0100.

MUSIC classical Thibaudet Plays Ravel The Philadelphia Orchestra presents Charles Dutoit leading a program of changing musical times, threaded with dancing, at 8 p.m. June 6 and 2 p.m. June 7 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St.; (215) 790-5847.

Bruckner Mass in E Minor The Philadelphia Singers present Anton Bruckner’s masterpiece, at 8 p.m. June 11 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St.; (215) 790-5847.

MUSIC other The Brave and the Bold The Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus will honor centuries of social activists in annual Pride concert, which will feature a guest performance by the Kardon Chorale of the Kardon Institute for Arts Therapy, 8 p.m. June 6 at Lutheran Church of the Holy Communion, 2110 Chestnut St.; (215) 731-9230.

Jane’s Addiction and Nine Inch Nails The alt-rock superstars perform at 7 p.m. June 5 at Susquehanna Bank Center, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; (856) 365-1300.

Katie Sawicki The out singer-songwriter performs at 7 p.m. June 6 at Tin Angel, 20 N. Second St.; (215) 928-0770.

New Kids on the Block The reunited boy band performs at 8 p.m. June 6 at Susquehanna Bank Center, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; (856) 365-1300.

Bjorn Again The ABBA tribute band performs at 3 and 7:30 p.m. June 7 at Sellersville Theater 1894, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville; (215) 257-5808.

Phish The jam band performs at 8 p.m. June 7 at Susquehanna Bank Center, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; (856) 365-1300.

PJ Harvey The alt-rock heroine performs 8 p.m. June 7 at The Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; (215) 922-5483.

Swing Out Sister The jazzy-pop band performs 7 p.m. June 7 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; (215) 222-1400.

Mary Gauthier The out singer-songwriter performs 7:30 p.m. June 7 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; (215) 222-1400.

Melissa Ferrick The out musician performs 7 p.m. June 8 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; (215) 222-1400.

S.M.V. Acclaimed bassists Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller and Victor Wooten perform at 8 p.m. June 10 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; (215) 572-7650.

EXHIBITS A Closer Look Allens Lane Art Center presents new paintings and sculptures by artists Henrietta and Reinhold Edelschein, through June 12, 601 W. Allens Lane; (215) 248-0546.

Folk Art The Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art at Ursinus College presents an installation focusing on examples from Dr. David Bronstein’s collection of Pennsylvania and Northeast Folk Art and artifacts, through Aug. 29, 601 E. Main St., Collegeville; (610) 409-3500.

Invasive Species The NEXUS co-operative at the Community Arts Center presents an experimental group exhibition through June 19, 414 Plush Mill Road, Wallingford; (610) 566-1713.

New Abstractions Edge Gallery presents an exhibition featuring the work of modernist painter Robert Langford, through June 28, 72 N. Second St.; (215) 413-7072.

New Works The Clay Studio presents an exhibition by artist Rebecca Chappell, through June 28, 137 N. Second St.; (215) 925-3453.

Outgrowths AxD Gallery presents a solo sculpture exhibition by artist Carey Netherton, through July 18, 265 S. 10th St.; (215) 627-6250.

Pickles and Pop The Clay Studio presents the latest works from artist Melissa Mytty, through June 28, 137 N. Second St.; (215) 925-3453.

Pulp Function Fred Beans Gallery at Michener Art Museum presents a wide variety of artistic expressions using handmade paper pulp, recycled paper, paper cuts, cardboard, papier-mâché and folded paper, through June 28, 138 S. Pine St., Doylestown; (215) 340-9800.

What Were They Thinking: 160 Years of Bad Taste Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts presents an exhibition of styles that were the height of fashion at some point in recent history, through Nov. 8 at The Carriage House Gallery at the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Cape May, N.J.; (609) 884-5404.

OPERA The Rape of Lucretia The Opera Company of Philadelphia presents the ancient Roman tale and acclaimed chamber opera, through June 14 at Kimmel’s Perelman Theater, 260 S. Broad St.; (215) 790-5847.

Simon Boccanegra Amici Opera Company presents Verdi’s opera fully staged at 2:30 p.m. June 7 at Dock Wood Community Center, 275 Dock Drive, Lansdale; (215) 224-0257.

DANCE La Sylphide The Pennsylvania Ballet presents the story of a young Scottish farmer who abandons his bride-to-be for a beautiful sylph, thus angering the witch who heralds his demise, through June 13 at Kimmel’s Perelman Theater, 260 S. Broad St.; (215) 790-5847.

nEW Festival The “dance-driven and artist-fueled” program that supports choreographic research and development runs through June 7 at UArts Dance Theatre at The Drake, 1512 Spruce St.; (215) 359-7775.

FILM Black Devil Doll The exploitation film featuring the occult, forbidden sex and unspeakable violence, makes its Philadelphia premiere at 7 and 9:30 p.m. June 6 at the 941 Theater, 941 Front St.; (215) 235-1385.

The Three Stooges Two shorts and a feature of the classic comedy trio are screened at 2 p.m. June 7 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; (610) 917-0223.

Gran Torino The 2008 drama is screened at 8 p.m. June 9 at The Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; (215) 922-5483.

BOOKS David Bergman The editor of “Gay American Autobiography: Writings from Whitman to Sedaris” hosts a reading at 5:30 p.m. June 6 at Giovanni’s Room, 345 S. 12th St.; (215) 923-2960.

Seth and Adrian Tomine The cartoonist and illustrator, known for their work in “The New Yorker,” host a reading at 7:30 p.m. June 9 at Central Library, 1901 Vine St.; (215) 686-5322.

ETC Kathy Griffin The comedian performs at 8 and 11 p.m. June 5-6 at the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; (609) 317-1000.

Cheech and Chong The stoner comedians perform at 8 p.m. June 6 at the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; (609) 317-1000.