Out & About – April 27-May 3, 2018

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A SIGHT FOR SORE EYES: Out folk/pop singer and songwriter Rachel Sage celebrates the release of her 13th album, “Myopia,” with a performance 8 p.m. May 4 at Burlap and Bean, 204 S. Newtown Street Road, Newton Square. For more information or tickets, call 484-427-4547 or visit rachaelsage.com.

Theater & Arts

Beth Stelling

The comedian seen on “Chelsea Lately” and “Conan” performs May 3-5 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001.

Bound

The crime thriller is screened 8 p.m. April 30 at The Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

Carmen

Opera Philadelphia presents the classic story about the irresistible titular Spanish gypsy, April 27-May 6 at Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

Catch-22

Curio Theatre Company presents Joseph Heller’s stage adaptation of his 1961 satirical novel that asks what it means to be sane while surrounded by madness, through May 19, 4740 Baltimore Ave.; 215-921-8243.

Design in Revolution: A 1960s Odyssey

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition of pop art and psychedelia from the civil-rights and anti-war movements, through Sept. 9, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Inner Sun

Koresh Dance Company presents a world premiere with original compositions by John Levis and Karl Mullen, through April 29 at Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad St.; 215-985-0420.

Jean Shin: Collections

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition by contemporary artist Shin (American, born in South Korea in 1971) in which she transforms everyday objects into dynamic works about connection and belonging, through July 15, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Keith Smith at Home

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition spanning five decades of the Rochester-based artist’s mixed-media photographs, prints and books, through July 8, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Magical & Real: Henriette Wyeth and Peter Hurd, A Retrospective

The Michener Art Museum presents an exhibition of works by Hurd (1904-84) and Wyeth (1907-97), important contributors to the arts of both the Philadelphia region and the Southwest, through May 6, 138 S. Pine St., Doylestown; 215-340- 9800.

Noises Off

Walnut Street Theatre presents the hit Broadway comedy about an ill-prepared theater cast trying to pull things together for opening night, through April 29, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

The Pines of Rome

The Philadelphia Orchestra performs the sonic equivalent of a Roman carnival, through April 28 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

Rachel Rose: Wil-o-Wisp/The Future Fields Commission

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition of contemporary video installations that ruminate on our image-saturated culture and histories of the past, May 2-Aug. 19, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

The Sound of Music

A brand-new production of the beloved story of Maria and the von Trapp family, through April 29 at Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999. 

Tell Me on a Sunday

Walnut Street Theatre presents the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical where it’s the 1980s and a young English girl, full of energy and optimism, arrives in New York ready to find success and love, through June 10 at the Walnut’s Independence Studio on 3, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

 

Music

POPS Rocks: Queen, Stones, Zeppelin, and More

The Philly POPS turn it up with a set of classic rock tunes April 27-29 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999. 

Always & Forever: An Evening of Luther Vandross starring Ruben Studdard

The “American Idol” winner performs the music of the late R&B icon 8 p.m. April 28 at Keswick Theater, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650.

The Legwarmers

The ’80s tribute band performs 9 p.m. April 30 at The Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

They Might Be Giants

The alternative-rock band performs 9 p.m. April 28 at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.

Tricky

The electronic artist performs 8 p.m. April 30 at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.

Steel Panther

The campy glam-rock band performs 8 p.m. May 1 at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.

The Sword

The hard-rock band performs 9 p.m. May 2 at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.

Bon Jovi

The Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Famers perform 7:30 p.m. May 3 at Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St.; 215-389-9543.

 

Nightlife

Queerality Wedding Show

An intimate wedding-planning experience for the LGBTQIA community featuring local professionals, 6-9 p.m. April 27, 1042 Pine St.; 215-309-2355.

Bowling with the Divas

Donna Ria presents an evening of pins and queens featuring performances by FiFi DuBois, GiGi Cutina and Sapphira Cristal, 10 p.m.-2 a.m. April 27 at Lucky Strikes, 1336 Chestnut St.; 215-545-2471.

Mimi Imfurst Presents Drag Diva Brunch

Mimi Imfurst, Bev, Vinchelle, Sutton Fearce and special guests perform 11 a.m.-2 p.m. April 28 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

 

Outta Town

Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Mermaid

Media Theatre presents a new musical version of the classic children’s tale, through May
20, 104 E. State St., Media; 610-891-0100.

Reba McEntire

The country superstar performs 8 p.m. April 27-28 at Xcite Center, 2999 Street Road, Bensalem; 888-588-7279.

Dennis DeYoung

The former Styx lead singer and songwriter performs 9 p.m. April 27 at Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

Bart Shatto

The Broadway actor and singer performs 8 p.m. April 28 at The Rrazz Room in The Clarion Hotel & Suites, 6426 Lower York Road, New Hope; 888-596-1027.

Suede

The sassy pop/jazz/blues singer performs 7 p.m. April 29 at The Rrazz Room in The Clarion Hotel & Suites, 6426 Lower York Rd., New Hope; 888-596-1027

Motel Hell

The horror film is screened 9:45 p.m. May 4 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228. n