Diversions: July 10-16

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THEATER City of Nutterly Love: Funny as Bell! Philadelphia Theatre Company collaborated with legendary The Second City comedy theater to create this world-premiere revue, through July 26 at Suzanne Roberts Theater, 480 S. Broad St.; (215) 985-0420.

End Days People’s Light and Theatre Company presents an outrageous comedy about acceptance and the importance of family ties, with “guest appearances” by Jesus and Stephen Hawking, through Aug. 3, 39 Conestoga Road, Malvern; (610) 644-3500.

High School Musical The Disney hit is staged at 2 p.m. July 12 at Sellersville Theatre 1894, 24 W. Temple St.; (215) 257-5808.

Grease The popular “musical” featuring “American Idol”-winner Taylor Hicks, through July 19 at Kimmel’s Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St.; (215) 790-5847.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival presents a production of Shakespeare’s masterfully orchestrated comedy, through Aug. 2 at Labuda Center for the Performing Arts, 2755 Station Ave., Center Valley; (610) 282-9455.

The Producers The Walnut Street Theatre presents an all-new production of Mel Brooks’ Tony Award-winning musical, through July 12, 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 Aug. 2, 56 E. Butler Ave., Ambler; (215) 654-0200.

The Rock Tenor The Wilma Theatre presents a show fusing rock ’n’ roll anthems, Broadway classics, opera favorites, country rhythms and classical melodies, through Aug. 2, 265 S. Broad St.; (215) 546-7824.

Say Goodnight Gracie: The Life, Laughter and Love of George Burns and Gracie Allen Renowned Broadway actor Joel Rooks reprises his critically acclaimed role of George Burns in the Tony-nominated play, through July 18 at the Robert Shackleton Playhouse of the Cape May Stage, 31 Perry St., Cape May, N.J.; (609) 884-1341.

The Tempest The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey presents William Shakespeare’s magical and mysterious romance, through Aug. 2 at the Greek Theatre on the campus of the College of St. Elizabeth, 2 Convent Road, Morris Township, N.J.; (973) 408-5600.

MUSIC classical Alan Morrison The Kimmel Center presents the acclaimed organist at 7 p.m. July 16 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St.; (215) 790-5847.

Cucu Diamantes The Cuban singer-songwriter and actress performs at 7:30 p.m. July 16 at Kimmel’s Perelman Theater, 260 S. Broad St.; (215) 790-5847.

MUSIC other Leela James The neo-soul singer performs at 8 p.m. July 10 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; (215) 572-7650.

Power Strip Fest Digital Ferret Concerts presents the U.S. debut of Leaether Strip along with special guests at 8 p.m. July 10-11 at The Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; (215) 922-5483.

Almost Queen The Freddie Mercury/Queen tribute band performs at 8:30 p.m. July 10 at Sellersville Theatre 1894, 24 W. Temple St.; (215) 257-5808.

Nickelback, Hinder and Papa Roach The rock bands perform at 7 p.m. July 11 at Susquehanna Bank Center, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; (856) 365-1300.

Jet The rock band performs at 8 p.m. July 11 at the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; (609) 317-1000.

The Cult The rock group performs at 9 p.m. July 11 at the House of Blues, 801 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, N.J.; (609) 236-2583.

DJ Robert Drake The out DJ keeps it moving at 9 p.m. July 11 at Tritone, 1508 South St.; (215) 545-0475.

Satisfaction The Rolling Stones tribute band performs at 7:30 p.m. July 12 at Sellersville Theatre 1894, 24 W. Temple St.; (215) 257-5808.

The Click Five The modern-rock band performs at 8 p.m. July 14 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; (215) 222-1400.

Damien Marley The reggae artist performs at 8 p.m. July 16 at the House of Blues, 801 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, N.J.; (609) 236-2583.

EXHIBITS The Art of Japanese Craft: 1875 to the Present The Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition surveying the rich diversity of 20th-century Japanese craft, through Oct. 18, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.; (215) 763-8100.

Cadaver Corpse Space 1026 presents a corpse drawing, painting and collage show featuring over 50 artists from around the world, through July 31, 1026 Arch St.; (215) 574-7630.

Draw 4 Art Star Gallery & Boutique presents a group exhibition featuring Ryan Myers, Lisa Hurwitz, Kurt Halsey, Isaac Bushkin, Mandy Sutcliffe of Belle & Boo, Angie Mason, Ashley Goldberg, Rachel Bone and Susie Gahremani of Boy Girl Party, through July 26, 623 N. Second St.; (215) 238-1557.

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.

Frenz Fleisher/Ollman presents an exhibition of works selected by Will Oldham, the prolific singer-songwriter who records and performs under the moniker Bonnie Prince Billy, through the end of summer, 1616 Walnut St., Suite 100; (215) 545-7562.

Hello! Fashion: Kansai Yamamoto 1971-73 The Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition of the work of one of the founding fathers of Japanese contemporary fashion, through July 31, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.; (215) 763-8100.

Himalayan Visions Blue Lotus Gallery presents an exhibition by Nepal-based photographer Kishor Kayastha, through July 19, 1314 Sansom St.; (215) 545-2800.

A Modern Edge Part 1 Edge Gallery presents an exhibition of abstract paintings by the gallery’s stable of artists, through July 26, 72 N. Second St.; (215) 413-7072.

New Work The Clay Studio presents an exhibition of works from artist Alyssa Welch, through July 26, 137 N. Second St.; (215) 925-3453.

Outgrowths AxD Gallery presents a solo sculpture exhibition by artist Carey Netherton, through Aug. 2, 265 S. 10th St.; (215) 627-6250.

Richard Schultz: Five Decades of Design The Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition of works by the legendary outdoor furniture designer, through Aug. 23, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.; (215) 763-8100.

Shopping in Paris: French Fashion 1850–1925 The Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition exploring the American experience abroad between 1850 and 1925, through Oct. 25, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.; (215) 763-8100.

Something to Wear: Fashion in Print 1850-1925 The Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition exploring the world of fashion and consumer culture through printed publications, through Sept. 7, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.; (215) 763-8100.

A Taste for Modern: The Jeanne Rymer Collection of 20th-Century Chairs The Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an installation of 23 chairs by the acclaimed designer, through Sept. 20, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.; (215) 763-8100.

Urban Convergence Asian Arts Initiative hosts a multi-artist exhibition merging and morphing artistic genres and culture: high art with street art, underground with pop, fine art with street culture, through Aug. 2, 1219 Vine St.; (215) 557-0455.

Velocity: Works on Paper by Peter G.-Ray AxD Gallery presents an exhibition of paintings by the artist, through July 18, 265 S. 10th St.; (215) 627-6250.

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 Siberia Amici Opera Company presents Umberto Giordano’s opera in Italian, 2:30 p.m. July 12 and 19 at Garden Church Trinity Methodist, 82 N. Lansdowne Ave., Lansdowne; (610) 623-1644.

FILM The Blob The classic monster movie is screened at 2 p.m. July 12 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; (610) 917-0223.

Vertigo Bryn Mawr Film Institute presents a screening of the classic Alfred Hitchcock film, July 14-15, 824 W. Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr; (610) 527-9898.

Philly QFest The festival formerly know as The Philadelphia International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival celebrates its 15th year, through July 20 at various locations; www.phillycinema.org.

BOOKS Harold Varmus The Nobel Prize-winning cancer biologist, co-chair of President Barack Obama’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology and author of “The Art and Politics of Science” hosts a reading at 7:30 p.m. July 14 at Central Library, 1901 Vine St.; (215) 686-5322.

Jennifer Weiner The Philadelphia native and author of “Best Friends Forever” hosts a reading at 7:30 p.m. July 15 at Central Library, 1901 Vine St.; (215) 686-5322.

Rakesh Satyal The out author of “Blue Boy” hosts a reading at 6 p.m. July 16 at Barnes & Noble Rittenhouse Square, 1805 Walnut St.; (215) 665-0716.

Stephen L. Carter The author of “Jericho’s Fall” hosts a reading at 7:30 p.m. July 16 at Central Library, 1901 Vine St.; (215) 686-5322.

ETC Greg Giraldo The comedian seen on Comedy Central performs July 10-11 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; (215) 496-9001.

Charlie Murphy The comedian seen on Comedy Central performs July 16-18 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; (215) 496-9001.

CABARET Kelly King The singer-songwriter performs at 8:30 p.m. July 11 at Harlans at The Nevermore, 6426 Lower York Road, New Hope; (215) 862-5225.