Out & About: Apr. 17-23, 2015

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BRING YOU COOKIES: Milk (pictured), from season six of “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” comes to town as part of “Ham and Milk: An Unbalanced Meal” with other drag performers, including Pissi Myles, Eric Jaffe, Mistor Fahrenheit and Lili St. Queer, 10 p.m.-2 a.m. April 18 at Voyeur Nightclub, 1221 St. James St. For more information, call 215-735-5772.

 

Theater & Arts

Agatha Christie‘s And Then There Were None

Walnut Street Theatre presents the thriller about a group of people trapped on an island who get picked off one by one, through April 26, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

And the Word Is …

The Gershman Y hosts an exhibition exploring religious text in contemporary art through May 14, 401 S. Broad St.; 215-545-4400.

Drawn with Spirit: Pennsylvania German Fraktur from the Joan and Victor Johnson Collection

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition of decorated Germanic documents featuring brilliant colors, through April 26, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Hello Dolly

Media Theatre presents the popular musical April 22-May 24, 104 E. State St., Media; 610-891-0100.

Ink and Gold: Art of the Kano

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition highlighting the artistry of the esteemed Kano painters through May 10, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Kashchei The Immortal

Amici Opera Company stages Rimsky Korsakov’s opera 4 p.m. April 18 at United Methodist Church of the Redeemer, 1128 Cottman Ave.; 215-224-0257.

Kate Breakey: Small Deaths

An exhibition of hand-colored, oversized images of the birds, flowers and insects that photographer Breakey has memorialized through her work, through July 12 at Michener Art Museum, 138 S. Pine St., Doylestown; 215-340-9800.

Modern Fairy Tails

The Philadelphia Orchestra performs through April 18 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5847.

Peter and the Wolf

The Philadelphia Orchestra performs along with the animated short film through April 18 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5847.

PHILADANCO

The dance company performs April 17-19 at Perelman Theater, 260 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5847.

Romeo and Juliet

The Philadelphia Orchestra performs Shakespeare’s tragedy April 23-25 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5847.

RUBBER-BANDance Group

Dance Affiliates and the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts present the company combining hip-hop and ballet influences through April 18 at Zellerbach Theatre, 3680 Walnut St.; 215-898-3900.

The Submission

Quince Productions presents a comedy about a young Caucasian playwright who pens a play under a pseudonym about growing up poor and African-American through April 25 at Walnut Street Theatre Studio 5, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

Up In Smoke

The classic stoner film is screened 8 p.m. April 20 at the Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

Vitra-Design, Architecture, Communication: A European Project with American Roots

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents some of the most innovative designs from the family-owned Swiss company Vitra through April 26, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

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DREAMING IN PURPLE: Original “Dreamgirls” star Jennifer Holliday takes on the role of Sophia in the stage production of “The Color Purple,” April 17-19 at Merriam Theatre, 250 S. Broad St. For more information or tickets, call 215-790-5847. Photo: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images

Music

Country Night with Rachael Slurrs

A night of country music, 8 p.m. April 17 at Woody’s, 202 S. 13th St.; 215-545-1893.

Shawn Colvin

The singer-songwriter performs 8 p.m. April 17 at Sellersville Theater 1894, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville; 215-257-5808.

Matt and Kim

The indie dance duo performs 8:30 p.m. April 17 at The Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St.; 800-745-3000.

Tower of Power and Average White Band

The funk bands perform 7:30 p.m. April 19 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave.; 215-572-7650.

Jake E. Lee’s Red Dragon Cartel

The classic-rock band performs 8 p.m. April 22 at Sellersville Theater 1894, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville; 215-257-5808.

Y&T

The hard-rock band performs 8 p.m. April 25 at Sellersville Theater 1894, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville; 215-257-5808.

Nightlife

Lil’ Steph presents Rasputin’s Room

The burlesque show begins 9 p.m. April 17 at Ruba Club Studios, 416 Green St.; 215-627-9831.

Cabaret Vérité II: Land and Sea

A night of music and entertainment to benefit William Way LGBT Community Center, 8 p.m. April 18 at the center, 1315 Spruce St.; 215-732-2220.

ICandy’s Fourth-Anniversary Party

Drag superstars Rhea Litre and Raja perform 10 p.m.-2 a.m. April 18 at ICandy, 254 S. 12th St.; 267-324-3500.

Heroes vs. Villains

A superhero-themed benefit for Stonewall Sports, 8 p.m.-2 a.m. April 18 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

Pretty Poison Burlesque

The fun begins 7 p.m. April 22 at L’Etage, 624 Bainbridge St.; 215-592-0626. 

Martha Graham Cracker Cabaret

The drag performer performs 8 p.m. April 24 at Philadelphia Museum of Art, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Outta Town

Mary Poppins

The classic Disney film is screened 2 p.m. April 18 at Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-0223.

The Beach Boys and America

The classic-rock bands perform 8 p.m. April 18 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

Sarah Dash (of Labelle) and The Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus

The soul singer performs with the chorus 8 p.m. April 18 at the Rrazz Room, in The Ramada New Hope, 6426 Lower York Road, New Hope; 888-596-1027.

Beth Leavel

The Tony Award-winning singer and actor performs 8 p.m. April 19 at the Rrazz Room, in The Ramada New Hope, 6426 Lower York Road, New Hope; 888-596-1027.