Diversions: 5/7-5/13

Theater An Evening Without Woody Allen 1812 Productions presents the world-premiere comedy featuring short stories and essays by Woody Allen, through May 16 at Plays & Players Theatre, 1714 Delancey St. ; (215) 592-9560.

And Miss Reardon Drinks a Little Ocelot on a Leash Theater Company presents a dark comedy about how three sisters handle daily life and the stress of loss in 1965, May 13-16 at Shubin Theater, 407 Bainbridge St.; (215) 592-0119.

Falsettos City Theater Company presents the Tony Award-winning musical comedy about a married man exploring what it means to be a modern family with the help of his gay lover, his wife, his shrink, his son and the lesbians next door, through May 22 at Opera Delaware Studios, 4 S. Poplar St., Wilmington, Del.; (302) 220-8285.

Girls Night: The Musical Follow five friends as they relive their past, celebrate their present and look to the future on a hilarious karaoke night out, through May 23 at Kimmel’s Innovation Studio, 260 S. Broad St.; (215) 790-5847.

I Am My Own Wife Amaryllis Theatre Company presents a one-man show portraying 40 characters exploring the will to live, May 11-23 at the Playground at the Adrienne, 2030 Sansom St.; (215) 564-2431.

If You Give A Mouse A Cookie Arden Theatre Company presents an adaptation of Laura Joffe Numeroff’s bestselling children’s book about the chaos a demanding mouse can create, through June 13 on Arden’s Arcadia Stage, 40 N. Second St.; (215) 922-1122.

Just Say Love … The Play: Preview Party Quince Productions presents a preview party for its upcoming gay romantic comedy, featuring a performance by Aimee Robidoux and a bachelor auction, 8-11 p.m. May 13 at Tabu’s Upstairs Lounge, 200 S. 12th St.; (215) 964-9675.

The Musical of Musicals: The Musical Independence Studio on 3 presents a pastiche of elements from big-name musicals, through June 27, 825 Walnut St.; (215) 574-3550.

The Next Reunion Society Hill Playhouse presents the story of friends who crash a 10-year high-school reunion after their own turns out to be a bust, May 13-June 20, 508 S. Eighth St.; (215) 923-0210.

Princess Katie and Racer Steve This family production blends live music and theater at 2 and 8 p.m. May 8 at Kimmel’s Perelman Theater, 260 S. Broad St.; (215) 790-5847.

Rent The blockbuster musical about artists struggling with love and HIV during the 1980s runs through June 6 at Media Theatre, 104 E. State St., Media; (610) 891-0100.

Respect: A Musical Journey of Women Society Hill Playhouse presents an exuberant musical that recounts the journey of women in the 20th century with popular music, through May 23, 507 S. Eighth St.; (215) 923-0210.

Rodgers and Hammerstein Are Dead Philadelphia Joke Initiative presents a fully improvised musical comedy, May 13-29 at Latvian Society, 531 N. Seventh St.; (215) 821-8754.

The Swedish Match Red Square Theatre presents the world-premiere stage adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s comedy murder mystery, through May 16 at The Mascher Dance Building, 155 Cecil B. Moore Ave.; redsquaretheatre.weebly.com.

When We Go Upon The Sea InterAct Theatre Company presents a world-premiere production written by Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-nominated playwright Lee Blessing, imagining George W. Bush at a hotel in The Hague the night before going on trial for international war crimes, through May 9, the Mainstage of The Adrienne, 2030 Sansom St.; (215) 568-8079.

Music Angels and Airwaves The alt-rock band performs at 8 p.m. May 7 at the Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St.; (610) 784-5400.

Paul Jacobs The acclaimed organist performs at 3 p.m. May 8 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St.; (215) 790-5847.

“Aqua Teen Hunger Force” Live The TV show comes to life onstage at 8 p.m. May 8 at Trocadero Theater, 1003 Arch St.; (215) 922-6888.

Love Songs & Doo-Wop: A Mother’s Day Celebration Classic hits are performed by The Duprees, Jimmy Beaumont & The Skyliners, Arlene Smith’s Chantels, Eddie Holman and Bobby Lewis at 8 p.m. May 8 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; (215) 572-7650.

Ratt The ’80s hard-rock band performs at 8 p.m. May 8 at TLA, 334 South St.; (215) 922-1011.

Thien Vien Minh Dang Quang It’s Vietnamese music for Mother’s Day at 1 p.m. May 9 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St.; (215) 790-5847.

Winding Around the ’60s and ’70s with Maureen McGovern Peter Nero and the Philly Pops perform Broadway and Hollywood songs with the singer, 8 p.m. May 12 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St.; (215) 790-5847.

One Night of Queen The Queen tribute group performs at 8 p.m. May 13 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; (215) 572-7650.

Exhibits Ancient Rome & America The National Constitution Center presents an exhibition of rare artifacts from Italy and the United States including excavated remains from Pompeii and Roman busts of Julius Caesar and Cicero, through Aug. 1, 525 Arch St.; (215) 409-6600.

Contemporary Folklore The James A. Michener Art Museum presents an exhibition featuring the works of four regional artists, mining both collective and personal stories to create sculptures that retell new histories, through June 13, 138 S. Pine St., Doylestown; (215) 340-9800.

For Ruthie: Ruth Krauss, Maurice Sendak and Their Young Philosophers The Rosenbach Museum presents an exhibition exploring the working relationship between the two authors, through June 21, 2008-2010 Delancey Place; (215) 732-1600.

Moore Adventures in Wonderland The Rosenbach Museum presents a Marianne Moore and “Alice in Wonderland”-inspired installation, created by Rosenbach artist-in-residence Sue Johnson, through June 6, 2008-2010 Delancey Place; (215) 732-1600.

Other Worlds AxD Gallery presents an exhibition of graphite-and-ink work by Greg Brellochs and sculpture and prints by Allen Linder, through May 8, 265 S. 10th St.; (215) 627-6250.

Slow Movements ArtStar Gallery presents an exhibition of works from Julie West, through June 13, 623 N. Second St.; (215) 238-1557.

Small Favors V The Clay Studio presents an exhibition of small sculptural works, through May 30, 139 N. Second St.; (215) 925-3453.

Thomas Hucker & Thomas Huang Wexler Gallery presents an exhibition of works by the two furniture artists, through June 26, 201 N. Third St.; (215) 923-7030.

Opera Barbiere di Siviglia Curtis Institute of Music presents “The Barber of Seville,” through May 9 at Prince Music Theater, 1412 Chestnut St.; (215) 893-7902.

La Bohème The Academy of Vocal Arts performs Puccini’s opera through May 13 at Helen Corning Warden Theater, 1920 Spruce St.; (215) 735-1685.

La Traviata The Opera Company of Philadelphia presents the Verdi opera sung in Italian with English translation, through May 16 at Kimmel’s Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St.; (215) 790-5847.

Dance Pennsylvania Ballet A number of works by different choreographers are performed through May 9 at Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; (215) 893-1999.

Film House of 1000 Corpses The horror film is screened at 9:45 p.m. May 7 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; (610) 917-0223.

Dark Victory The 1939 film starring Bette Davis is screened at 2 p.m. May 9 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; (610) 917-0223.

Monty Python and the Holy Grail The classic comedy is screened at 7:30 p.m. May 10 at Sellersville Theater 1894, 136 N. Main St., Sellersville; (215) 257-3000.

Alien The classic sci-fi horror film is screened at 7:30 p.m. May 12 at Prince Music Theater, 1412 Chestnut St.; (215) 569-9700.

Books Sonia Sanchez The poet and author of “Morning Haiku” is discussed at 5:30 p.m. May 7 at Giovanni’s Room, 345 S. 12th St.; (215) 923-2960.

Holly Black The fantasy author of “The Spiderwick Chronicles” hosts a reading at 4 p.m. May 8 at Central Library, 1901 Vine St.; (215) 686-5322.

The Frontreaders The book “A Single Man” is discussed at 7 p.m. May 12 at Giovanni’s Room, 345 S. 12th St.; (215) 923-2960.

Cabaret Lucha Vavoom Masked Mexican wrestling meets burlesque at 8 p.m. May 7 at Trocadero Theater, 1003 Arch St.; (215) 922-6888.

Cinco de Momma Drag Show Celebrate Mother’s Day with a drag show by Miss Estella Sweet at 5 p.m. May 8 at Rainbow Mountain Resort, 210 Mount Nebo Road, East Stroudsburg; (570) 223-8484.

Joey Josephs as Judy The cabaret singer performs as Judy Garland at 9 p.m. May 8 at Harlans Cabaret, 6426 Lower York Road, New Hope; (215) 862-5225.

Johnny Blazes presents ‘wo(n)man show’ This evening-length performance blends cabaret arts with theater, exploring notions of gender and embodiment, 8 p.m. at The Rotunda, 4014 Walnut St.; (215) 573-3234.

Etc. First annual Classic Bikes and Bluegrass Festival Two-wheel enthusiasts can enjoy live music, classic bikes and shopping, noon-5 p.m., Frenchtown, N.J.; artofthebike.com.

Philadelphia University 2010 Fashion Show The biggest Philadelphia fashion event, 8 p.m. May 8 at Kimmel’s Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St.; (215) 790-5847.

First Person StorySlam The monthly storytelling competition kicks off at 8:30 p.m. May 10 at World Café Live, 3025 Walnut St.; (215) 222-1400.

New Hope Celebrates The weeklong string of events, performances and parties runs May 11-16 in New Hope; www.newhopecelebrates.com.