Out & About: May 6-12

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PULLING HER STRINGS: Out singer-songwriter Erin McKeown shows off her skills as a performer and guitarist when she rocks the house 8 p.m. May 13 at Tin Angel, 20 N. Second St. For more information or tickets, call 215-928-0978.

 

Theater & Arts

1776: The Musical

The Media Music Theatre Company presents the historical musical comedy, set when our country was on the brink of declaring independence, through May 22, 104 E. State St., Media; 610-891-0100.

 

Always … Patsy Cline

Walnut Street Theatre presents the stories of laughter and heartache that brought together a housewife and a legendary country singer through July 3 at Independence Studio on 3, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

 

Breaking Ground: Printmaking in the U.S. 1940–1960

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition exploring the variety of ways in which artists in the 1940s and ’50s pushed the boundaries of printmaking through July 24, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Brian Regan

The comedian performs 8 p.m. May 7 at Kimmel’s Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-670-2300.

 

Heather McDonald

The comedian from “Chelsea Lately” performs through May 7 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001.

 

Holly Trostle Brigham: Sisters and Goddesses

The Michener Art Museum hosts an exhibition of works by the Philadelphia-based artist featuring seven self-portraits, in which she takes the guise of artists of the past, through May 26, 138 S. Pine St., Doylestown; 215-340-9800.

 

Inside Out

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition of large-scale replicas of favorite works from the museum’s collection of local neighborhoods through Nov. 1, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

International Pop

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition chronicling pop art’s emergence as a global movement, migrating from the United Kingdom and the United States to Western and Eastern Europe, Latin America and Japan, through May 16, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

The Naked Magic Show

The world-renowned R-rated magic show comes to town 7 p.m. and 10:15 p.m. May 6 at Merriam Theatre, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-670-2300.

 

Philadelphia in Style: A Century of Fashion

The Michener Art Museum hosts a display of approximately 30 dressed forms and additional accessories spanning a century of high fashion through June 26, 138 S. Pine St., Doylestown; 215-340-9800.

 

Peter and the Starcatcher

Walnut Street Theatre presents the grown-up’s prequel to “Peter Pan,” through May 1, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

 

The Elixir of Love

Opera Philadelphia performs through May 8 at Kimmel’s Academy of Music, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-670-2300.

 

Plays of/for a Respirateur

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an installation by Joseph Kosuth that includes a selection of his work along with a group of seminal works by Marcel Duchamp through the fall, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Sex With Strangers

The two-character play following two writers trapped overnight during a snowstorm runs through May 8 at Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad St.; 215-985-0420.

 

Stéphane Denève Conducts Williams

The Philadelphia Orchestra performs through May 7 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

 

Yannick and Lang Lang

The Philadelphia Orchestra performs with the world-famous pianist May 12-14 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

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MILLION DECIBLE ‘BABY’: Don’t let the cute faces and costumes fool you: Japanese rock phenomenon Babymetal is bringing its thunder to Philly 7:30 p.m. May 7 at the Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St. For more information or tickets, call 215-627-1332.

Music

Ben Folds

The rock pianist and musician performs 8 p.m. May 6 at The Fillmore Philadelphia, 1100 Canal St.; 215-625-3681.

 

Local H

The alt-rock band performs “As Good As Dead,” for its 20th anniversary 9 p.m. May 6 at Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill St.; www.undergroundarts.org.

 

Babymetal

The Japanese metal band performs 7:30 p.m. May 7 at the Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St. 215-627-1332.

 

Justin Bieber

The pop singer performs 7:30 p.m. May 7 at Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St.; 215-389-9543.

 

Erin McKeown

The out singer-songwriter performs 8 p.m. May 13 at Tin Angel, 20 N. Second St.; 215-928-0978.

 

Nightlife

Lisa Lisa Show

Legendary female impersonator Carl Max performs as Whitney Houston 11 p.m. May 6 at Bob & Barbara’s, 1509 South St.; 215-545-4511.

 

YoGay

It’s yoga for guys who like guys, 4-6 p.m. May 7 at Duross & Langel, 117 S. 13th St.; 215-735-7075.

 

Kentucky Derby Party

West Laurel Hill Cemetery hosts its fourth-annual party derby-themed dishes and drinks, jazz music and a costume contest, to benefit Hope Springs Equestrian Therapy Center 4:30-7:30 p.m. May 7 at 215 Belmont Ave.; 610-664-1591.

 

Mr. Philly Drag King 2016

The 21st-annual drag king pageant to benefit Dyke March starts 7 p.m. May 7 at William Way LGBT Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.; 215-732-2220.

 

Bearracuda PHILLY!

The bear-themed dance party, 9 p.m. May 7 at The Bike Stop, 206 S. Quince St.; 215-627-1662.

 

Outta Town

Slaughter High

The ’80s slasher film is screened 9:45 p.m. May 6 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

 

Suede

The cabaret singer performs 7:30 p.m. May 7 at The Rrazz Room, 385 W. Bridge St., New Hope; 888-596-1027.

 

Foreigner

The classic rock band performs 8 p.m. May 7 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

 

His Girl Friday

The classic Cary Grant film is screened 2 p.m. March 8 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

 

Will & Anthony

The cabaret duo performs tunes from the American Songbook, 7 p.m. May 8 at The Rrazz Room, 385 W. Bridge St., New Hope; 888-596-1027.