Antony & Cleopatra

Meet at SEPTA's Girard Street El stop, wearing a red carnation. Closes 6/12. Girard Street Metro Station, 1200 N. Front St.; 267-909-2633,


. $20, $15 students & artists advance; $25, $20 students & artsts day of show.

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.

Crowded Kitchen Players: Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps Fast-paced comedic adaptation of spy thriller. Closes 6/19. McCoole's Arts & Events Place, 10 S. Main St., Quakertown. $18; $14 seniors; $8 students.

Great Balls Of Fire: A Legacy of the Fifties Revue featuring favorite '50s tunes like 'Hound Dog,' 'Great Balls of Fire' & 'Jailhouse Rock.' Closes 6/26. Bristol Riverside Theatre, 120 Radcliffe St., Bristol; 215-785-0100. $33-$38; $10 students 25 and under.

Hatchetman Magazine staff facing a corporate takeover start to panic as change looms. Closes 7/17. People's Light & Theatre Company, 39 Conestoga Rd., Malvern; 610-644-3500. $25-$45; $25-$42 children 17 and under.

He and She Comedy/drama deals with the dilemma of a woman who is a wife & mother with a career. Closes 7/23. First Presbyterian Church of Cape May, 500 Hughes St., Cape May; Reservations required: 609-884-5898. $30; $25 seniors; $15 students; free 12 and under.

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.

Miss Saigon An American soldier & Vietnamese woman fall in love during the Vietnam War, but are separated. Can they find each other? Closes 7/17. Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550. $10-$95.

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. $5-$24.

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.

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. $15-$25.

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

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

Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific: National Tour The tale of two couples dealing with the realities of war on a tropical island during WWII. DeSales University, 2755 Station Ave., Center Valley; Labuda Box Office: 610-282-3192. $25-$50.

Seascape A significant chapter in Edward Albee's study guide on the workings of human relationships with a unique look at "empty nesters". Closes 6/18. Spring Garden Mill, Route 332. Tyler State Park, Newtown; 215-860-0818. $12-$14.

Show Me the Franklins: Remembering the Ancestors, Slavery & Benjamin Franklin Dr. Amanda Kemp's play explores Franklin's writings on the topic of slavery. Closes 6/11. Lawnside Public School, 426 E. Charleston Ave., Lawnside. Donations accepted.

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.

The Great American Trailer Park Musical Closes 6/19. Arden Theatre, 40 N. 2d St.; 267-987-9865. $15-$30.

The Price Arthur Miller's drama about two brothers who must come to terms with choices made in life, & the price one pays for making them. Closes 6/26. Stagecrafters Theater, 8130 Germantown Ave.; 215-247-8881. $16 advance, $20 day of show; $25 for two tickets on Thu. only.

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.

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; Box Office: 856-384-8381. $19.26-$29.26.

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


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

Disney's 101 Dalmatians Kids A pair of Dalmatian parents & their friends must rescue their puppies from the evil Cruella de Vil. Closes 6/19. Washington Crossing State Park - Open Air Theatre, 355 Washington Crossing-Pennington Rd., Titusville; Box Office: 609-737-4323. $5.

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. $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; 1-877-772-5425. $19-$23; $17-$21 students and seniors; $13-$15 children 12 and under.

Puppets Pizzazz Puppet theatre troupe presents interactive children's shows. Closes 6/16. Northampton Township Municipal Park, Hatboro Rd., Southampton. Free.

Red Ridinghood's Woods Red Ridinghood meets characters from various 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.

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

Actors' NET of Bucks County: Othello

The Bard's compelling tale of terrifying intensity. Closes 6/26. Morrisville Heritage Center, 635 N. Delmorr Ave., Morrisville; Actors' NET of Bucks County: 215-295-3694.


. $20; $17 seniors; $10 children 12 and under.

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.

Colonial Quickies! Ten original short plays written by playwrights from across the region & the country, staged by nearly 30 local theater artists. Closes 6/25. Colonial Playhouse, Ridley Ave., Clifton Heights; Box Office: 610-622-5773. $11-$12.

Jewtopia Closes 6/25. Ritz Theatre Company, 915 White Horse Pike, Oaklyn; 856-858-5230. $22-$35.

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

Rumors A farcical play by Neil Simon. Closes 6/26. Old Academy Players, 3540-3544 Indian Queen Ln.; Box Office: 215-843-1109. $12.

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.

The Who's Tommy Rock musical about a "deaf, dumb & blind kid" with an unusual aptitude for pinball. Closes 6/25. Eagle Theatre, 208 Vine St., Hammonton, NJ; 609-704-5012. $20-$30.

Youth Ink! Festival of 10-Minute Plays Short plays penned by area high school students. Closes 6/11. Princeton University - McCarter Theatre, 91 University Pl., Princeton; 609-258-2787. $10.

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

69th Annual Youth Festival Concert: The Stars of Tomorrow

Young artists include pianists, instrumentalists and vocalists from surrounding counties. Montgomery County Community College - Science Center Theater, 340 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell; Box Office: 215-641-6518. $10. 6/12. 3 pm.

American Sublime: Either/Or - Crippled Symmetry Piano/celeste, percussion & flute ensemble perform Morton Feldman's composition 'Crippled Symmetry.' Fleisher Art Memorial, 719 Catharine St.; 215-922-3456. $10-$20. 6/11. 8 pm.

American Sublime: Flux Quartet - String Quartet No. 2 Accomplished quartet performs composer Morton Feldman's composition 'String Quartet No. 2.' Philadelphia Cathedral, 3723 Chestnut St. Free. 6/12. 2 pm.

American Sublime: Patterns in a Chromatic Field Piano/cello duo perform Morton Feldman's composition 'Patterns in a Chromatic Field.' Fleisher Art Memorial, 719 Catharine St.; 215-922-3456. $10-$20. 6/11. 3 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, 800-275-4278. $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.

Celebrations: Music of Andrew Rudin Chamber music. Caplan Recital Hall. University of the Arts - Caplan Center for the Performing Arts, 211 S. Broad St. $20; $14 students and seniors. 6/16. 8 pm.

Community Conservatory Student Recitals Students from the Community Conservatory in Doylestown will perform. Delaware Valley College, 700 E. Butler Ave., Doylestown. Free.

Cuddle Magic Lush, whimsical songs featuring wide-ranging instrumentation. The Rotunda, 4014 Walnut St.; 215-573-3234. Free. 6/15. 8 pm.

DePue Brothers Band Benefit Concert Benefit show for Francisvale Home for Smaller Animals. Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville. $30-$125. 6/11. 8 pm.

Le Meslange des Plaisirs Early music ensemble will perform works by Bach, Caccini, Handel, Nauwach, Philips, Poos & more. Trinity Episcopal Church, 33 Mercer St., Princeton. $12; $10 students and seniors; $20 family. 6/10. 8 pm.

Le Meslange des Plaisirs Early music ensemble will perform works by Bach, Caccini, Handel, Nauwach, Philips, Poos & more. All Hallows Episcopal Church, 262 Bent Rd., Wyncote. Donations accepted. 6/12. 4 pm.

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

New Presbyterian Youth Choir Touring choir from Florida performs a variety of choral & bell choir music. Ocean City Tabernacle, 550 Wesley Ave., Ocean City. 6/11. 7 pm.

New York Chamber Ensemble - Chunnelvision: Music of England and France The ensemble, along with harpist Stacey Shames, will play selections by Debussy, Ravel and William Boyce. Episcopal Church of the Advent, Washington St., Cape May; Cape May Music Festival: 609-884-5404. $20; $15 seniors; $5 students. 6/12. 8 pm.

New York Chamber Ensemble: The World Accordion to Schimmel Unusual evening of music for accordion and assorted instruments with tireless accordionist William Schimmel. Episcopal Church of the Advent, Washington St., Cape May; Cape May Music Festival: 609-884-5404. $20; $15 seniors; $5 students. 6/14. 8 pm.

Rose Tree Pops Group performs a wide selection of traditional & classical works. Rose Tree Park, Rose Tree Rd., Media; 610-891-4663. Free. 6/15. 7:30 pm.

Tim Keyes Consort Choral & orchestral group of over 70 musicians from the tristate area. Princeton University - Richardson Auditorium, Nassau St. & University Pl., Princeton; 609-258-5000. $30-$35. 6/11. 8 pm.


Alicia Hall Moran, Mezzo-Soprano: The Motown Project

Unique chamber ensemble engineers an alchemy of opera & Motown. West Chester University - Madeleine Wing Adler Theatre, University Ave., West Chester; 610-436-2533.


. $20. 6/11. 8 pm.

Amici Opera: Falstaff Verdi's 'Falstaff' is based on Shakespeare's 'The Merry Wives of Windsor.' 215-224-0257. Upper Dublin Lutheran Church, 411 Susquehanna Rd., Ambler. $22 advance; $25 day of show; $22 seniors; $15 students; $10 under 12. 6/12. 3 pm.

Central Jersey Choral Society: Brahms' Requiem Brahms' 'Ein Deutsches Requiem' in the original German in the University Chapel. Princeton University, 116 Prospect Ave., Princeton; 609-751-5805. $25; $20 students and seniors. 6/11. 8 pm.

Glassboro Methodist Choir Chancel Choir will sing during the 11 am service at the historic St. George's Methodist Church. The choir's program will include traditional and contemporary music. St. George's Methodist Church, 235 N. Fourth St. Donations accepted. 6/12. 11 am.

Media Chamber Chorale St. Francis-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church, 689 Sugartown Rd., Malvern; 610-420-2652. $12-$15; $10-$12 seniors; $8-$10 students. 6/10. 7:30 pm.

Media Chamber Chorale Trinity Episcopal Church, Rte. 320 Chester Rd. & College Ave., Swarthmore; 610-420-2652. $12-$15; $10-$12 seniors; $8-$10 students. 6/11. 7:30 pm.

Opera Company of Philadelphia: Phaedra A woman's love for her stepson leads to tragic consequences in Henze's take on the Greek myth. Kimmel Center, Broad & Spruce Sts.; 215-893-1999. $20-$130.



World music fusion. Crossing Vineyards & Winery, 1853 Wrightstown Rd., Washington Crossing; 215-493-6500.


. $10 advance; $15 day of show. 6/10. 7 pm.

Artist Demonstrations To go along with the exhibition Making It Better: Folk Arts in Pennsylvania Today, several artists will be doing live demonstrations. James A. Michener Art Museum, 138 S. Pine St., Doylestown; 215-340-9800. Included in museum admission. 6/12. 1-4 pm.

Greek Festival Food, music & folk dancing, homemade Greek pastries, gift shop, jewelry & more. Rain or shine. St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 30 E. Forge Rd., Media. Free.

Islamic Heritage Festival Children's activities, boat rides, guest speakers, health fair, open market bazaar, live Islamic music, dancers & more. Penn's Landing, Columbus Blvd.; 215-922-2386. Free. 6/11. 2-8 pm.

Pennsylvania Ballet: La Fille mal gardee Ballet about two lovers determined to wed, despite opposition from the woman's mother. Academy of Music, Broad & Locust Sts.; Box Office: 215-893-1999. $20-$139.

Salsa Dance Class Darlin Garcia instructs. Palladium, 229 W. Allegheny Ave. $15.

Salsa Lessons & Dancing Lessons followed by open dancing w/DJ Rombero spinning salsa, merengue & bachata. Coastline, 1240 Brace Rd., Cherry Hill; 856-795-1773.

The Spirits Break to Freedom Preview the latest version of the ongoing creation of Germaine Ingram, Bobby Zankel, and John Dowell. Christ Church Neighborhood House, 20 N. American St.; $20.

West Philly Hoop Jam Casual hoop dancing event open to all experience levels. Studio 34, 4522 Baltimore Ave.; 215-387-3434. $5.

Other performances

Al Santoro & the Hi-Liters

Big Band, show tunes & jazz/pop standards. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd., Wilmington; 302-761-6965. Included in admission. 6/16. 6:30 pm.

Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School Philadelphia Drawing session turned cabaret event. Emcees, colorful costumes, contests & more. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400. $15. 6/11. 3 pm.