1812 Productions: Let's Pretend We're Married
Featuring Tony Braithwaite & Jennifer Childs. Closes 6/14. 215-592-9560. Prince Music Theater, 1412 Chestnut St.; 215-592-9560.
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*FREE* Bridal Salon: Tuesday Night Play Readings Featuring work by local playwrights. Closes 6/5. Painted Bride Art Center, 230 Vine St.; 215-925-9914. www.paintedbride.org.
Camelot Lerner & Loewe musical exploring chivalry, hope & romance. Closes 6/6. Plays & Players Theatre, 1714 Delancey St.; 215-735-0630. www.playsandplayers.org. $25-$30, senior/student discounts.
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) Fast-paced show taking viewers through all of Shakespeare's works in one sitting. Closes 6/28. Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival at DeSales University, 2755 Station Ave., Center Valley; 610-282-9455. www.pashakespeare.org. $40-$49.
Defending the Caveman: National Tour One-man comedy performance that examines the battle of the sexes. Sellersville Theater 1894, Main St. & Temple Ave., Sellersville; 215-257-5808. www.cavemania.com. $35. 5/30 6 & 9 pm.
Edge of the World Series of very short plays inspired by a range of personal stories & global social conditions. Closes 5/30. Asian Arts Initiative, 1219-1223 Vine St.; 215-557-0455. www.asianartsinitiative.org. $15; $12 students.
Flashpoint Theatre Company: The Little Dog Laughed Tony-nominated comedy by Douglas Carter Beane. Closes 5/30. Adrienne Theatre, 2030 Sansom St.; 215-665-9720. www.flashpointtheatre.org. $15-$18; $12-$15 students & seniors.
Forbidden Broadway's Greatest Hits Hilarious skewering of some of the biggest Broadway hits of all time. Closes 6/28. Independence Studio on 3, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550. www.walnutstreettheatre.org. $30.
GoKash Productions: Man, I Shoulda Put a Ring On It! Comedy/drama about relationships & not knowing what you have until it's gone. Written/directed by Kash Goins. Grand Opera House, 818 N. Market St., Wilmington; 877-849-5327. www.gokashproductions.com. $30-$35. 5/30 7 pm.
Grey Gardens Based on the true story of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis' reclusive aunt & cousin. Closes 6/28. Suzanne Roberts Theatre, S. Broad St.; 215-985-0420. www.phillytheatreco.com. $51-$70.
InterAct Theater Company: Little Lamb Drama about a gay couple who wish to adopt a child. Closes 6/28. Adrienne Theatre, 2030 Sansom St.; 215-563-4330. www.interacttheatre.org. $24-$28; $21-$24 seniors; $17-$19 students.
Lady Be Good Classic Gershwin musical about a sibling Vaudeville act. Closes 6/14. Surflight Theatre, Beach & Engleside Ave., Beach Haven; 609-492-9477. www.surflight.org. $30; $20 children.
Philadelphia Theatre Workshop: The Meatpackers Book Club Comedy by playwright Kathy Anderson. Closes 6/14. Studio 5, 825 Walnut St.; 215-316-1361. www.philadelphiatheatreworkshop.org. $18 advance, $20 day of show; $15 students.
Say Goodnight Gracie: National Tour Play about George Burns' life, career & relationship w/wife Gracie Allen. Closes 5/31. Society Hill Playhouse, 507 S. Eighth St.; RSVP: 215-923-0210. www.saygoodnightgracie.net. $45-$48.50.
The Seafarer A group of men playing poker become aware they are somehow playing for their souls. Closes 6/14. Arden Theatre Company, 40 N. 2nd St.; 215-922-1122. www.ardentheatre.org. $29-$48.
*FREE* Shakespeare in Clark Park: Desdemona, A Play About a Handkerchief Shakespeare-themed, darkly tongue-in-cheek play by Paula Vogel. Philadelphia Art Alliance, 251 S. 18th St.; 215-545-4302. www.shakespeareinclarkpark.org. 6/1 7 pm.
Something Intangible New comedy about 2 brothers by Philadelphia playwright Bruce Graham. Closes 6/7. Arden Theatre Company, 40 N. 2nd St.; 215-922-1122. www.ardentheatre.org. $29-$48.
Souvenir Funny, poignant musical about talentless opera star wannabe/New York City diva Florence Foster Jenkins. Closes 6/20. Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank & Lafayette Sts., Cape May; 609-884-1341. www.capemaystage.com. $35; $25 seniors; $12.50 students.
White Pines Productions: Johnny Has Gone For a Soldier A man & woman fall in love, then the man learns he's being deployed to Iraq. Closes 6/7. Adrienne Theatre, 2030 Sansom St. www.johnnyhasgone.com. $15.
Musical version of the classic fairy tale. Closes 6/20. Hedgerow Theatre, 64 Rose Valley Rd., Media; 610-565-4211.
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$11; $9 children.
Cinderella Stage adaptation of the classic fairy tale. Closes 8/1. Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival at DeSales University, 2755 Station Ave., Center Valley; 610-282-9455. www.pashakespeare.org.
Disney's High School Musical 2 Featuring music by Bryan Louiselle with the book by David Simpatico. Closes 6/7. Bucks County Playhouse, 70 S. Main St., New Hope; 215-862-2041. www.buckscountyplayhouse.com. $25.
Backstage tale by Austin Pendleton based on the true story of Junius Booth, a tormented alcoholic 19th-century actor. Closes 6/14. Morrisville Heritage Center, 635 N. Delmorr Ave., Morrisville; RSVP: 215-428-0217.
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. $20; $17 seniors; $10 children.
Langhorne Players: 3 Tall Women Edward Albee drama about an elderly woman reflecting on the pains & pleasures that shaped her life. Pulitzer Prize winner. Closes 6/13. Spring Garden Mill at Tyler State Park, 101 Swamp Rd., Newtown; 215-860-0818. www.langhorneplayers.org. $12-$14.
M*A*S*H Based on the novel that became the popular movie & TV show. Closes 6/6. Fusion Academy of the Performing Arts, 1931 Olney Ave., Ste. 100, Cherry Hill; 856-417-6741. www.webtrec.com/collaborativeactstudio. $16; $13 seniors.
Pack of Lies A family struggles with deception & lies when choosing between loyalty to their country or their friends. Closes 6/13. Playcrafters Theatre, 2011 Store Rd., Skippack; RSVP recommended: 610-584-4005, email@example.com. www.playcrafters.org. $15.
Rumors Neil Simon comedy about a dinner party gone awry. Closes 5/30. Wilmington Drama League, 10 W. Lea Blvd., Wilmington; 302-764-1172. www.wilmingtondramaleague.org. $15; $12 seniors & students; $8 children.
Stillpoint Productions: Quixote Inventive take on Cervantes' classic tale incorporates puppets & original music by The Psalters. Closes 6/7. Broad Street Ministries Presbyterian Church, 315 S. Broad St.; 215-735-4847. www.stillpointproductions.org.
To Be Or Not To Be Crowded Kitchen Players present Nick Whitby's stage adaptation of Ernst Lubitsch's 1942 classic motion picture. Closes 6/14. McCoole's Arts & Events Place, 10 S. Main St., Quakertown; 610-395-7176. www.barliebwallace.com. $16; $14 seniors; $8 students.
Clue: A Murdered Mystery
Audience members are invited to get to know the "suspects," hunt for clues & help solve the crime. Closes 6/6. Bistro Romano, 120 Lombard St.; 215-238-1313.
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. $42.95 includes show, dinner menu & hors d'oeuvres reception in the piano lounge 1 hr. prior to performance.
Footloose This show celebrates the wisdom of listening to young people, guiding them with a warm heart & an open mind. Closes 5/30. New Candlelight Theatre, 2208 Millers Rd., Ardentown; 302-475-2313. www.newcandlelighttheatre.com. $50-$55; $32 children 12 & under.
Without a Cue: The Falsettos Murder Murder mystery dinner & spoof of HBO's 'The Sopranos.' Closes 5/30. Fisher's Tudor House, 1858 Street Rd., Bensalem; RSVP required: 215-244-9777; 267-994-1056. www.withoutacue.com. $42.99.
Bay-Atlantic Symphony: Hayd 'n' Chic
Works by Wagner, Haydn & Mozart w/Christina Castelli, violin soloist. First Presbyterian Church of Cape May, 500 Hughes St., Cape May; 609-884-5404;
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. $25; $20 seniors; $10 students. 6/4 8 pm.
Bravo Brass: 6th Annual Festival Concert Works by Ludwig, Broughton & Wehr w/conductor Paul Bryan. Church of the Holy Trinity, 1904 Walnut St.; 215-567-1267. www.pyos.org. $10. 5/29 8 pm.
The Music School of Delaware Showcase Choral & orchestral ensembles perform. Grand Opera House, 818 N. Market St., Wilmington; 302-762-1132. www.TheGrandWilmington.org. $10; $5 students 18 & under. 6/2 7 pm.
Alex & Alana Youssefian, Violinists
Featuring works by Bach, Mozart, Wieniawski, Tchaikovsky & Williams. St. Rose of Lima, 300 Kings Hwy., Haddon Heights; 856-547-0564.
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. 5/29 7 pm.
Ama Deus Ensemble: HandelFest The ensemble, soloists, chorus & orchestra perform varied works by G.F. Handel. 610-688-2800. Daylesford Abbey, 220 S. Valley Rd., Paoli; 610-688-2800. www.voxamadeus.org. $25; $20 seniors; $10 students. 5/31 6 pm.
New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Chamber Players Cape May Music Festival event. Episcopal Church of the Advent, Washington St., Cape May; 609-884-5404; www.capemaymac.org. www.njsymphony.org. $20; $15 seniors; $5 students. 6/2 8 pm.
PRYSM: 2nd Annual Festival Concert Barber/Hoffman's 'Adagio for Strings' & Copland/Bulla's 'Hoe Down.' William dePasquale conducts. St. Mary's Hall, 800 E. Lancaster Ave., Villanova; 215-545-0502. www.pyos.org. 5/30 4 pm.
Tri-County Youth Festival Concert 2009 competition winners perform music for soloists & chamber ensembles. Science Center Theater, 340 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell; 215-641-6518. www.tricountyconcerts.org. $10. 5/30 7 pm.
Sacred music performed with brass, choirs & handbell choir. Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2086 Parkview Ave., Abington; 215-659-2642.
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. 5/31 6:30 pm.
Philadelphia Boys Choir & Chorale: What the World Needs Now A concert celebrating songs with a theme of love, faith or nature. Irvine Auditorium, 3401 Spruce St.; 215-222-3500. www.phillyboyschoir.org. $25-$50. 5/30 2 pm.
Savoy Company: The Pirates of Penzance Popular Gilbert & Sullivan production about an orphan raised on a pirate ship. The Academy of Music, Broad & Locust Sts.; 215-893-1999; 215-735-7161. www.savoy.org. $10-$50. 5/29-5/30 8 pm.
Songs of the Northern Lands: A Choral Concert Pennsylvania Academy of Performing Arts' Masterworks Choir & Chamber Choir sing music from the British Isles & Canada. www.papa-international.org. $10; $8 students & seniors. West Pikeland Municipal Building, 1645 Art School Rd., Chester Springs. 5/29 7:30 pm.
*FREE* Spring Music Festival: University Chorus Drexel University - The Great Court, 3141 Chestnut St.; 215-895-2000. www.drexel.edu/westphal/news_events. 5/31 3 pm.
Yiddish in Yardley Sharim v'Sharot featured in this choral concert celebrating Jewish life. Congregation Kol Emet, 1360 Oxford Valley Rd., Yardley; 215-493-8522. $15; $25 couples or families; $5 for seniors & students. 5/31 4 pm.
In Performance: Remembering Daniel Nagrin
A celebration of the life & work of the late dancer, choreographer, author & teacher. Susan Hess Modern Dance Studio, 2030 Sansom St.; 215-665-9060.
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. $15. 5/30 8 pm.
nEW Festival Cutting-edge dance pieces from Olive Prince Dance, Jaamil Kosoko & more. University of the Arts - Dance Theater, 1512 Spruce St.; 215-359-7775. www.newfestival.net. $10-$15. 6/3-6/4 7 & 9 pm.
Spring Dance Concert: Intricacies Student-created dance & music plus guest artist Meredith Rainey. Mandell Theater, 33rd St.; 215-895-2787. www.danceboxoffice.com. $8; $5 students. 5/29-5/30 8 pm.