Theater

Professional/semi-professional

Art

Three friends wind up in conflict over a very expensive piece of art. Closes 6/12. Act II Playhouse, 56 E. Butler Ave., Ambler; Box Office: 215-654-0200. $27-$33.

Cape May Stage: Say Goodnight Gracie Joel Rooks portrays comedy legend George Burns as he reminisces about his life. Closes 6/18. Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank & Lafayette Sts., Cape May; Box Office: 609-884-1341. $35-$50; $30-$50 seniors; $12.50-$50 students.

City of Peace New family drama written by Hedgerow's Producing Artistic Director Penelope Reed. Closes 6/25. Hedgerow Theatre, 64 Rose Valley Rd., Media; 610-565-4211. $15; $10 children.

Dave Konig: Hebrew School Dropout Emmy-winning comic tells the story of how he converted from Judaism to Catholicism... & then back again. Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank & Lafayette Sts., Cape May; Box Office: 609-884-1341. $20. 6/6. 8 pm.

Dividing the Estate A quirkily dysfunctional family must put their heads together to deal with an impending financial crisis. Closes 6/5. People's Light & Theatre Company, 39 Conestoga Rd., Malvern; 610-644-3500. $25-$45; $25-$42 children 17 and under.

Heeere's Tony! The Fundraiser Talk show-style evening of banter w/Tony Braithwaite & celebrity guests. Closes 6/5. Act II Playhouse, 56 E. Butler Ave., Ambler; Box Office: 215-654-0200. $100-$500.

In a Daughter's Eyes Inspired by the true story of Mumia Abu-Jamal, an activist & journalist convicted in the death of police officer Daniel Faulkner. Closes 6/19. Adrienne Theatre, 2030 Sansom St.; InterAct Theatre Company: 215-568-8077. $27-$32.

Lost in Yonkers Two brothers are left to fend for themselves when their father sends them to live in Yonkers with their formidable immigrant grandmother. Closes 6/19. Plays & Players Theatre, 1714 Delancey St.; Reservations required: 215-735-0630 or 1-800-595-4849. $15-$20; $10-$12 students 12-17.

My Wonderful Day A cleaning woman brings her daughter to work one day, where the girl witnesses a messy love affair. Closes 6/19. Wilma Theater, 265 S. Broad St.; 215-546-7824. $36-$55; $31-$55 seniors; $18-$55 students.

New City Stage Company: 'Night Mother Award-winning drama about a suicidal woman who announces her plans to her mother. Closes 7/3. Adrienne Theatre, 2030 Sansom St.; 215-563-7500. www.newcitystage.org. $5.

Philadelphia Theatre Company: Ruined Pulitzer Prize-winning drama about a woman trying to keep her customers peaceful in the midst of civil war. Closes 6/12. Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad St.; 215-985-0420. www.philadelphiatheatrecompany.org.

Playing Leni Working for the Nazi Party, Leni Riefenstahl made some of the most effective propaganda films of all time. Closes 6/11. Adrienne Theatre, 2030 Sansom St.; 267-571-9623. www.madhousetheater.org. $15-$25.

Renegade Classic Theatre: A Prometheus Bound - a Folk Musical Aeschylus' tragedy is transposed to Oklahoma circa the 1930s. Closes 6/11. Society Hill Playhouse, 507 S. 8th St.; Reservations required: 215-923-0210. enegadeclassictheatre.tumblr.com. $15-$20.

Rent Award-winning musical about a group of friends coping w/life's ups & downs. 'American Idol' Justin Guarini stars. Closes 6/19. Surflight Theatre, Beach & Engleside Ave., Harvey Cedars, NJ; 609-492-9477. $31-$49.

Sleeping Beauty Wakes A mysterious new patient arrives at a modern sleep disorder clinic, & soon all patients start sharing the same fairy tale dream. Closes 6/5. Princeton University - McCarter Theatre, 91 University Pl., Princeton; 609-258-2787. $20-$75.

The Belle of Amherst Artistic director Penelope Reed portrays poet Emily Dickinson. Closes 6/25. Hedgerow Theatre, 64 Rose Valley Rd., Media; 610-565-4211. $25; $22 seniors; $10 students under 18.

Two Into One Classic British farce by Ray Cooney. Closes 8/7. Hedgerow Theatre, 64 Rose Valley Rd., Media; 610-565-4211. $22-$25; $19-$22 seniors; $10 students under 18.

Vigil Black comedy about a man who travels to the bedside of his ailing aunt, with missteps & misunderstandings ensuing. Closes 6/12. Lantern Theater at St. Stephen's Theater, 10th & Ludlow Sts.; 215-829-0395. $28-$36; $25-$33 seniors; $18-$26 students.

Family theater

Cinderella

Musical comedy version of the Grimm Brothers tale. Closes 6/25. Hedgerow Theatre, 64 Rose Valley Rd., Media; 610-565-4211. $11; $9 children.

Once Upon a Time Players: Snoopy - The Musical Musical based on the 'Peanuts' comic strip characters. Closes 6/5. Northampton Township Municipal Park, Hatboro Rd., Southampton. www.onceuponatimeplayers.com. Free.

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival: Sleeping Beauty Fairy tale adapted by Michele L. Vacca. Schubert Theatre. Closes 8/6. DeSales University, 2755 Station Ave., Center Valley; Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival: 610-282-9455. www.pashakespeare.org. $11-$15.

Peter Pan Drewe & Stiles' musical adaptation of Sir James Barrie's tale of the boy who never grew up. Closes 6/19. Tri-County Performing Arts Center, 245 E. High St., Pottstown; 877-772-5425. $19-$23; $17-$21 students and seniors; $13-$15 children 12 and under.

Red Ridinghood's Woods Red Ridinghood meets characters from stories as she ventures through the woods. Who can she trust? Closes 7/9. Surflight Theatre, Beach & Engleside Ave., Harvey Cedars, NJ; 609-492-9477. $15-$17.

Robin Hood The notorious outlaw squares off against the sinister Sheriff of Nottingham. Closes 7/30. Media Theatre for the Performing Arts, 104 E. State St., Media; 610-891-0100. $12; $10 children.

Sleeping Beauty A princess is celebrating her birthday with her parents, the King & Queen, but an unwelcome visitor may cause trouble. Closes 7/3. Surflight Theatre, Beach & Engleside Ave., Harvey Cedars, NJ; 609-492-9477. $15-$17.

Storybook Musical Theater: Jack & the Beanstalk Fairy tale is set to music. Closes 8/6. Mitchell Performing Arts Center, 800 Tomlinson Rd., Bryn Athyn; 215-659-8550. www.storybookmusical.org. $12; $10 children.

The Flea & the Professor A man sets off on a series of adventures w/the friendly flea who lives in his vest. Closes 6/12. Arden Theatre, 40 N. 2d St.; 215-922-1122. $30-$32; $20-$22 teens; $16-$18 children.

The Wizard of Oz Dorothy, the Tin Man & friends head "off to see the Wizard" in this stage adaptation of the movie. Closes 6/12. Washington Crossing State Park - Open Air Theatre, 355 Washington Crossing-Pennington Rd., Titusville; Box Office: 609-737-4323. $15; $10 children 12 and under.

Community theater

Cabaret

Sally Bowles & the cabaret girls perform each night amidst the uncertainties of the impending Nazi takeover of Germany. Closes 6/18. Playcrafters Theatre, 2011 Store Rd., Skippack; Reservations recommended: 610-584-4005. $15.

CycloDrama Acting showcase featuring a mix of monologues, scenes & spoken word performances. Closes 6/3. New Freedom Theatre, 1346 N. Broad St. $20.

First Annual Monologue Slam Participants take the stage to share three-minute monologues. Footlighters Theater, 58 Main Ave., Berwyn; Box Office: 610-296-9245. $5. 6/4. 7:30 pm.

Moonlight and Magnolias Closes 6/11. Ritz Theatre Company, 915 White Horse Pike, Oaklyn; 856-858-5230. $22-$35.

Philly Beer Week: Late Night With Joe Gunn Variety show featuring interviews w/attendees, brewer visits & live music. Closes 6/9. Jose Pistola's, 263 S. 15th St. www.phillybeerweek.org.

Philly Beer Week: The Gong Show Talent show w/prizes. Standard Tap, 901 N. 2d St. www.phillybeerweek.org. 6/6. 8-10 pm.

The Sound of Music Rodgers and Hammerstein's 1959 hit Broadway stage musical. Closes 6/26. Montgomery County Cultural Center - Centre Theater, 208 DeKalb St., Norristown; Box Office: 610-283-2230. $22; $20 seniors; $18 students; $15 youths 18 and under.

Dinner theater

Murder at the Irish Wake

Comic murder mystery centered on an Irish wake, where the dear departed may have had outside help in taking his leave. Ongoing. Bistro Romano, 120 Lombard St.; Mystery Dinner Theatre Box Office: 215-238-1313. $42.95.

Classical Music

Orchestral/Chamber Music

American Sublime: JACK Quartet - It Started on Eighth Street

Featuring the music of Morton Feldman, John Cage, Anton Webern & Earle Brown. Ice Box Project Space, 1400 N. American St.

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. $15. 6/5. 7 pm.

Bach's Lunch Elegant tea luncheon & a mini-concert featuring members of the Bay-Atlantic Symphony. Carriage House Tearoom & Cafe, 1048 Washington St., Cape May; 609-884-5404, 1-800-275-4278. www.bayatlanticsymphony.org. $30.

Cape May Music Festival: New York Chamber Ensemble Strings & wind instrument group founded in 1987 by Stephen Rogers Radcliffe. Episcopal Church of the Advent, Washington St., Cape May; 609-884-5404, 1-800-275-4278. $10-$15.

Chris Huff Singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer whose sound has been described as "Bob Dylan and David Bowie jamming in Jamaica." Tun Tavern Brewery and Restaurant, 2 Miss America Way, Atlantic City; 609-347-7800. Free. 6/4. 9 pm.

Dustin O'Halloran O'Halloran performs classically inspired piano pieces. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400. www.dustinohalloran.com. $13 advance; $15 day of show. 6/8. 8 pm.

Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ Day Featuring performances by Philadelphia organists throughout the day, culminating in Jazz Vespers performance. Kimmel Center, Broad & Spruce Sts.; 215-893-1999. Free. 6/4. Noon.

Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra Gifted young musicians from across central New Jersey & Pennsylvania perform. Princeton University - Richardson Auditorium, Nassau St. & University Pl., Princeton; 609-258-5000. www.gpyo.org. $25-$35. 6/4. 8 pm.

La Fiocco Bucks County Baroque & period instrument ensemble. Trinity Episcopal Church, 6587 Upper York Rd., New Hope. www.lafiocco.org. $20; $16 seniors; $12 students. 6/5. 4 pm.

Lunchtime Tunes Professional pianists perform in the Plaza. Kimmel Center, Broad & Spruce Sts.; 215-893-1999. Free.

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Chamber Players Chamber Players include Brennan Sweet and Fatima Aaziza on violin; Brett Deubner on viola; and Stephen Fang on cello. They will perform selections by Haydn, Bartok and Ravel. Episcopal Church of the Advent, Washington St., Cape May; Cape May Music Festival: 609-884-5404. $25; $20 seniors; $10 students. 6/7. 8 pm.

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Best of Ballet Ballet has the power to transcend time, place and even the force of gravity. It can tell stories or simply express the essence of music. 'Best of Ballet' brings together a selection of favorites, including excerpts from 'The Nutcracker', 'The Firebird', 'Appalachian Spring', 'Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun' and 'Fancy Free'. Trenton War Memorial, 1 Memorial Dr., Trenton; Box Office: 609-984-8400. www.njsymphony.org. $21-$60. 6/3. 7:30 pm.

Other Lives Oklahoma band whose organic, orchestrated sound has elements of progressive rock, folk & classical music. Kung Fu Necktie, 1248 N. Front St.; 215-291-4945. $10. 6/9. 8 pm.

Philadelphia Bach Festival: The Power of Three - One of Three Soprano Julianne Baird in the 'Coffee' & 'Wedding Cantatas,' with Bach Collegium soloists & instrumentalists. St. Mark's Church, 1625 Locust St.; 215-247-2224. www.bach-fest.org. $10-$60. 6/3. 8 pm.

Philadelphia Bach Festival: The Power of Three - Three of Three Choral Arts Philadelphia & Bach Collegium perform works by Bach. St. Mark's Church, 1625 Locust St.; 215-247-2224. www.bach-fest.org. $10-$60. 6/5. 4 pm.

Philadelphia Bach Festival: The Power of Three - Two of Three Tempesta di Mare Chamber Players perform the Six Organ Sonatas reimagined for Chamber Ensemble. St. Mark's Church, 1625 Locust St.; 215-247-2224. www.bach-fest.org. $10-$60. 6/4. 8 pm.

Philadelphia Youth Orchestra: 71st Anniversary Festival Concert Featuring the music of Berlioz, Sibelius & Prokofiev. Kimmel Center, Broad & Spruce Sts.; 215-893-1999. www.pyos.org. $20-$30. 6/5. 7:30 pm.

Rudy Lucente & Glenn Hough, Organists Standards, classical theater organ music & a few surprises. Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville. $10; $5 children 12 and under. 6/5. 2 pm.

Sunday Reception for New Faces Exhibit Features classical guitarist Marisol Rampolla. Artists' House Gallery, 57 N. Second St.; 215-923-8440. 6/5. 1-4 pm.

Suzuki Orchestras & Cello Choir Julianne Murphy & Jennifer Crowell Stomberg conduct. The Music School of Delaware, 4101 N. Washington St., Wilmington; 302-762-1132. Free. 6/4. 4 pm.

Zoe Keating Keating is a former member of Rasputina. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400. $19-$24 advance; $22-$27 day of show. 6/8. 9:30 pm.

Opera/Choral

Amici Opera: The Marriage of Figaro

Dock Woods Community Center, 275 Dock Dr., Lansdale; 215-224-0257. $22 advance; $25 day of show; $22 seniors; $15 students; $10 children under 12. 6/5. 2:30 pm.

Art After 5: French & Italian Opera Night Vocalists from Center City Opera Theater present operatic works at various locations around the Great Stair Hall. Philadelphia Museum of Art, 26th St. & Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.; 215-763-8100. Included in admission. 6/3. 5-8:45 pm.

Fidelio Edward Bogusz and Friends present Beethoven's only opera. St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 409 White Horse Pike, Oaklyn; edwardboguszandfriends@yahoo.com. $10 advance; $12 day of show. 6/5. 3:30-6 pm.

Glee Live Featuring the cast of Fox's 'Glee.' Wells Fargo Center (formerly Wachovia Center), 3601 S. Broad St.; 215-339-7600. www.gleetour.com. $49.50-$89.50. 6/8. 7:30 pm.

New Jersey MasterChorale 80-voice choir who perform a variety of sacred & secular choral works. Ocean City Tabernacle, 550 Wesley Ave., Ocean City. www.njmasterchorale.org. Donations accepted. 6/5. 7 pm.

North Penn High School Concert & Chamber Singers Sacred & secular music by Handel, Mendelssohn & more. Corpus Christi Church, 900 Sumneytown Pike, Lansdale. Free. 6/5. 3 pm.

The Choir of the Pope's Diocese of Rome Performing classical & original inspirational works. Trenton War Memorial, 1 Memorial Dr., Trenton; Box Office: 609-984-8400. $17.50-$49.50. 6/4. 3 pm.

Dance

Drexel Dance Ensemble

Drexel students perform. Drexel University - Mandell Theater, 33rd St.; Box Office: 215-895-2787. $5-$8.

Eleone Dance Unlimited: Moving Beyond Boundaries Eleone Dance Theatre's student ensemble. New Freedom Theatre, 1346 N. Broad St.; 215-535-5080. www.eleonedance.org. $30.

FreshDance Drexel's freshman dance company performs. Drexel University - Mandell Theater, 33d St.; Box Office: 215-895-2787. $5-$8.

The Rock School for Dance Education: Imperial Dances Annual showcase featuring performances by students from the Rock School. University of the Arts - Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999. therockschool.org. $28-$35. 6/9. 7 pm.

Other performances

Ann Hampton Callaway

Jazz & pop performer with a three-octave voice. Influenced by Ella Fitzgerald, Shirley Horn & Carole King. Bob Egan's New Hope Supper Club and Cabaret, 6426 Lower York Rd., New Hope; 215-862-5225. $45.

Diamond State Concert Band Marches, show tunes, overtures & the like. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd., Wilmington; 302-761-6965. Included in admission. 6/5. 6:30 pm.

Vaudeville at the Broadway Step back in time 85 years, & experience what audiences would have seen on this stage in June 1926. Closes 6/12. Broadway Theatre of Pitman, 43 S. Broadway, Pitman, NJ; Box Office: 856-384-8381. $19.26-$29.26.