Performance and classical music listings
Theater Professional/semi-professional A Murder Has Been Arranged An author awaits his birthday & a large inheritance inside a supposedly haunted theater.
A Murder Has Been Arranged
An author awaits his birthday & a large inheritance inside a supposedly haunted theater.
But ghosts & human greed alike may interfere. Closes 3/29. Hedgerow Theatre, 64 Rose Valley Rd., Media; 610-565-4211. $34; $31 seniors; $20 ages 30 and under; $15 students.
And Then There Were None Stage adaptation of the Agatha Christie story. Closes 4/26. Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550. $10-$95.
Annie A special orphan gets a chance at adoption. Closes 3/22. The Academy of Music, Broad & Locust Sts.; Box Office: 215-893-1999. anniethemusical.com. $20-$115.50.
Azuka Theatre: Moon Cave World premiere drama by Douglas Williams, directed by Kevin Glaccum. Closes 3/22. Off-Broad Street Theater at First Baptist Church, 1636 Sansom St. azukatheatre.org. $15-$25.
Fortune Cookies Four friends meet. A dramatic comedy of dreams, fate, and friendship. Closes 3/15. South Camden Theatre Company, Waterfront South Theatre 400 Jasper St. Camden. www.southcamdentheatre.org.
From Out of the Fiery Furnace Play by Christine Emmert, performed by actress Barbara Hannevig. Closes 3/15. Historical Society of Montgomery County, 1654 DeKalb St., Norristown; 610-272-0297. $30; $25 members.
Ghost: The Musical Stage adaptation of the classic Patrick Swayze/Demi Moore movie. Closes 3/29. Media Theatre for the Performing Arts, 104 E. State St., Media; 610-891-0100. $42; $35 seniors;
Lafferty's Wake A wake set in a pub, w/Irish music sing-alongs. Closes 4/12. Society Hill Playhouse, 507 S. 8th St.; Reservations required: 215-923-0210. $35.
Macbeth Exciting new production
of Shakespeare's traged, directed by Alexander Burns. Closes 4/19. Arden Theatre, 40 N. 2nd St.; 215-922-1122. $36-$50.
Ragtime Three families struggle with poverty, prejudice & other difficulties in turn-of-the-century America. Closes 4/12. Bristol Riverside Theatre, 120 Radcliffe St., Bristol; 215-785-0100. $42-$50; $31.50-$37.50 military with ID;
$15 students and children.
Robert Dubac's The Book of Moron
This show crashes head-first into the barriers of sex, race, religion, politics & the media. Closes 11/29. Delaware Theatre Company, 200 Water St., Wilmington; Box Office: 302-594-1100. www.robertdubac.com. $30.
Sketch Club Players of Woodbury:
The All Night Strut Two-act celebration of popular music from the '30s & '40s. Closes 3/28. The Little Theatre (Sketch Club), 433 Glover St., Woodbury; 856-848-8089. $20; $15 seniors.
The Divorcees Club Three divorced women set out ot try & find the Perfect Man. Closes 3/22. Independence Seaport Museum - Penn's Landing Playhouse,
211 S. Columbus Blvd.; 855-448-7469 (HIT SHOW). $25-$65.
The Lady From Dubuque Edward Albee play themed around a tense social gathering & the appearance of a mysterious woman w/unknown motives. Closes 3/21. Allens Lane Art Center, 601 W. Allens Ln.; Box Office: 215-248-0546. $20 advance; $25 day of show.
The Last Jimmy Hip-hop musical about mass incarceration & the ills of the criminal justice system. Closes 3/21. Prince Music Theater, 1412 Chestnut St.; 877-987-6487. $35-$60.
The Taming of the Shrew Shakespeare's classic "battle of the sexes" comedy. Closes 4/26. Lantern Theater at St. Stephen's Theater, 10th & Ludlow Sts.; 215-829-0395. $22.
Under the Skin A man dying of kidney disease asks his estranged daughter whether she'll donate one of hers. She has a tough choice to make. Closes 3/15. Arden Theatre, 40 N. 2nd St.; 215-922-1122. $36-$50.
Unnecessary Farce Fast-paced comedy by Paul Slade Smith, directed by David Bradley. Closes 3/22. Act II Playhouse,
56 E. Butler Ave., Ambler; Box Office: 215-654-0200. $28-$35.
Visible Fictions: Jason & the Argonauts Two actors portray 25 characters in this innovative take on the Greek myth. Closes 4/4. People's Light & Theatre Company, 39 Conestoga Rd., Malvern; 610-644-3500. $27-$47; $27 children
17 and under.
Family Stages: The Wizard of Oz
Join Dorothy, Toto, the Tin Man, the Cowardly Lion & pals for a magical adventure down the Yellow Brick Road. Closes 3/18. Ambler Theater, 108 E. Butler Ave., Ambler.
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$10 seniors; free for children under 3.
Jim West Puppets: Aesop's Fables Classic folktales acted out with colorful puppets. Closes 3/21. Sellersville Theater 1894, Main St. & Temple Ave., Sellersville; 215-257-5808. $10.
Magic Tree House: Knight At Dawn Stage adaptation of the book by Mary Pope Osborne. Closes 5/24. Media Theatre for the Performing Arts, 104 E. State St., Media; 610-891-0100. $15;
Storytime: Snow White The Hedgerow Company shares this classic story in a way that encourages creativity & interaction. Closes 3/21. Hedgerow Theatre, 64 Rose Valley Rd., Media; 610-565-4211. $10.
The Frog Prince Grimm Brothers' tale about a prince, transformed into a frog, who must wait for a princesss to kiss him in order to change back. Closes 3/22. Gratz College, 7605 Old York Rd.,
Elkins Park. www.storybookmusical.org. $14; $12 children.
The Patchwork Girl of Oz Musical adaptation of L. Frank Baum's "Wizard
of Oz" sequel. Closes 3/29. Delaware Children's Theatre, 1014 Delaware Ave., Wilmington; Box Office: 302-655-1014. $13.
Barefoot in the Park
Classic comedy by Neil Simon. Closes 3/15. Forge Theatre, 241 First Ave., Phoenixville; Box Office: 610-935-1920. $15; $12 students.
Barefoot in the Park Classic comedy
by Neil Simon. Closes 3/22. The Grand Theatre, 405 S. Main St., Williamstown; 856-728-2120. www.roadcompany.com. $22-$25.
Monty Python's Spamalot Comic musical inspired by "Monty Python & the Holy Grail." Closes 3/22. Downingtown High School - East Campus, 50 Devon Dr., Exton. $16; $12 students and seniors.
The Drama Group: Twelfth Night Shakespeare comedy about shipwrecked twins, cases of mistaken identity & love triangles. Closes 3/21. First United Methodist Church of Germantown,
6001 Germantown Ave. www.thedramagroup.org. $15.
The Music Man Classic Broadway musical. Closes 3/21. Narberth Community Theatre at Overbrook Presbyterian Church, 6376 City Ave.; 610-352-4823. $16-$19.
Afternoon Music Club of Phoenixville
Performance by harpist Ellen Tepper, followed by business meeting. First United Methodist Church,
865 Main St., Phoenixville; 610-933-8696. www.afternoonmusicclub.com. $8.
3/17. 1 pm.
Immaculata Symphony Chamber Concert Assortment of chamber music masterpieces. Immaculata University,
1145 King Rd., Malvern. $12-$15; free
for children under 12. 3/13. 7:30 pm.
Karina Schmitz, Violinist Schmitz presents a concert of 19th-century salon-style music by Paganini, Matiegka, Guiliani & others. Woodmere Art Museum, 9201 Germantown Ave. $22. 3/14. 5 pm.
Lyric Fest: Waxing Poetic New commissioned piece by composer Kile Smith, w/poetry by regional poets who were inspired by the art of Laura Pritchard. Academy of Vocal Arts - Helen Corning Warden Theater, 1920 Spruce St.; https://co.clickand
pledge.com/advanced/default.aspx?wid=46035. lyricfest.org. $20 advance, $25
day of show; $5 students. 3/15. 3 pm.
Lyric Fest: Waxing Poetic Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill, 8855 Germantown Ave.; https://co.clickandpledge.com/advanced/default.aspx?wid=46035. lyricfest.org. $20 advance, $25 day of show; $5 students. 3/13. 7:30 pm.
Pemberton: Golden Eagle Band Concert Pemberton Township High School,
148 Arneys Mount Rd., Pemberton.
$7. 3/13, 3/14.
Philadelphia Orchestra: Beethoven's "Pastoral" Featuring works by Beethoven & Falla, w/soloists to include pianist Jorge Federico Osorio. Kimmel Center, Broad & Spruce Sts.; 215-893-1999. www.philorch.org. $58-$165. 3/13, 3/14.
Princeton Symphony Orchestra: Soulful Reflections Works by Sebastian Currier, Schumann, Sibelius & Massenet, w/Rossen Milanov conducting & Zuill Bailey featured on cello. Princeton University-Richardson Auditorium, Nassau St. & University Pl., Princeton; 609-497-0020. www.princetonsymphony.org.
$30-$75. 3/15. 4 pm.
Pyxis Piano Quartet Violin, viola, cello & piano ensemble who perform throughout the PA, DE & NJ region. German Society of Pennsylvania, 611 Spring Garden St.; 215-627-2332. www.pyxispianoquartet.com.
$20. 3/15. 3 pm.
Symphony in C: Rossen Milanov, Conductor Professional training
orchestra based out of NJ. Rutgers University - Camden Center for the Arts, 311 N. 5th St., Camden; 856-963-6683. www.symphonyinc.org. $24-$51.
3/14. 8 pm.
West Jersey Chamber Music Society: Evolving Classical Style Works by Haydn, Beethoven, & Schubert. First Presbyterian Church, 101 Bridgeboro Rd., Moorestown. $10-$20. 3/15. 7:30 pm.
Amici Opera Company: Dido & Aeneas
Purcell opera based on Virgil's "Aeneid." United Methodist Church of The Redeemer, 1128 Cottman Ave.; 215-224-0257. $20. 3/14.
Amici Opera Company: La Gioconda 4-act opera by Ponchielli. Stage One,
101 Plush Mills Rd., Wallingford; 215-224-0527. $20. 3/15. 3 pm.
Chestnut Street Singers
A cooperative chamber choir. First Unitarian Church, 2125 Chestnut St. Donations accepted. 3/14.
VOICES Chorale New Jersey & Pennsylvania auditioned community choir. Nassau Presbyterian Church, 61 Nassau St., Princeton. www.voiceschorale.org. Free. 3/14. 8 pm.
VOICES Chorale New Jersey & Pennsylvania auditioned community choir. St. John's United Methodist Church, 820 Almshouse Road, Warminster. www.voiceschorale.org. Free. 3/15. 3 pm.
"Dirty Dancing"-themed activities in Commonwealth Plaza. Dance performances, trivia & more.
Kimmel Center, Broad & Spruce Sts.; 215-893-1999. Free. 3/13. 12-1 pm.
Golden Dragon Acrobats Acrobatics blended with dance, incorporating dazzling costumes & theatrical techniques. The Levoy Theatre, 126-130 N. High St., Millville. www.goldendragonacrobats.com. $15-$35; $7-$35 children. 3/19, 3/19.
Pennsylvania Ballet: Swan Lake Tchaikovsky ballet w/choreography by Christopher Wheeldon. The Academy
of Music, Broad & Locust Sts.; Box Office: 215-893-1999. www.paballet.org. $30-$125. 3/14, 3/14, 3/15.
Rhythms of the Kalahari - Tswana Dance Performance & Talk Rhythms
of the Kalahari will perform traditional dances & give an educational talk about the importance of dance in Botswanan culture. Wayne Art Center, 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne; 610-688-3553. Free. 3/14. 11:30-1 pm.
Set Dance Lessons Weekly dance classes for adults. The Commodore Barry Club (The Irish Center), 6815 Emlen St.; 215-843-8051. $5. 3/18.
Three Aksha: Vibhava - A Transcendental Night of Baratanatyam Dance Philadelphia-based company presents an evening of Indian-style dance performances. Painted Bride Art Center, 230 Vine St.; 215-925-9914. $30 advance; $35 day of show. 3/13, 3/14.