Theater

Professional/semi-professional

Amaryllis Theatre Company: I Am My Own Wife

One actor portrays over 35 roles in this Pulitzer Prize-winning play set in in Nazi Germany. Adrienne Theatre, 2030 Sansom St.; 877-260-1126.

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. $10. Closes 6/13.

Bye Bye Birdie The musical story of a rock & roll singer who is about to be inducted into the army. Washington Crossing State Park - Open Air Theatre, 355 Washington Crossing-Pennington Rd., Titusville; Box Office: 609-737-4323. $10; $7 children 12 and under. Closes 6/6.

Cape May Stage: Class New drama about an acting teacher & young actress who uncover truths about themselves as they work together. Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank & Lafayette Sts., Cape May; Box Office: 609-884-1341. $35-$40; $30-$40 seniors; $12.50-$40 students. Closes 6/12.

Carousel A revival of the groundbreaking Rodgers & Hammerstein musical. Plays & Players Theatre, 1714 Delancey St.; Reservations required: 215-735-0630 or 800-595-4849 (4TIX). $20 advance, $25 day of show; $10 student rush. Closes 5/28.

Collingswood Shakespeare Company: The Tempest Intrigue, faerie magic & hijinks abound in this tour of Prospero's Island. Haddonfield Friends School, 47 N. Haddon Ave., Haddonfield; 856-833-0661. www.collingswoodshakespeare.org. $15; $10 students and seniors. Closes 5/30.

Don't Play Yourself! Actor Christopher Williams is coming to Philly to star in this gospel stage play, written by local author & educator Betty Jean Nobles. University of the Arts - Philadelphia Arts Bank, 601 S. Broad St.; 800-616-2787 (ARTS). $40. Closes 5/30.

Fever Dream Repertory: The Last Days of Judas Iscariot Dramatic comedy by Stephen Adly Guirgis. Adrienne Theatre, 2030 Sansom St.; 267-997-3799. $20-$25. Closes 5/29.

Fiddler on the Roof Award-winning musical about a Jewish family living in a small Russian village in the early 1900's. Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550. $10-$75.

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie The children's classic tale, If You Give a Mouse a Cookie comes to the Arcadia Stage. Arden Theatre Company, 40 N. 2nd St.; 215-922-1122. $16-$32. Closes 6/13.

InterAct Theatre Company: Black Pearl Sings! A song collector for the Library of Congress hopes to record the large amount of traditional music an incarcerated black woman knows. Adrienne Theatre, 2030 Sansom St. www.interacttheatre.org. $25-$29. Closes 6/27.

InterAct Theatre Company: Black Pearl Sings! A song collector for the Library of Congress hopes to record the large amount of traditional music an incarcerated black woman knows. Adrienne Theatre, 2030 Sansom St. www.interacttheatre.org. $16-$29. Closes 6/1.

Kiss Me, Kate Cole Porter musical loosely based on Shakespeare's 'Taming of the Shrew.' Bucks County Playhouse, 70 S. Main St., New Hope; Box Office: 215-862-2041. $22. Closes 6/13.

Leaving New political tragicomedy by former Czech Republic president Vaclav Havel. Oscar-nominated actor David Strathairn stars. Wilma Theater, 265 S. Broad St.; 215-546-7824. $36-$65. Closes 6/20.

Measure for Measure Shakespeare meets 'Law and Order' in a judicious cutting and modern exploration of the timeless tragicomedy 'Measure For Measure'. Sedgwick Theatre, 7137 Germantown Ave.; Smarttix: 212-868-4444. quintessencetheatre.org. $25; $15 seniors; $10 students. Closes 5/30.

Musical of Musicals One story is told through a series of five mini-musicals, each done in the style of a different composer. Walnut Street Theatre - Independence Studio on 3, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550. $30. Closes 6/27.

Noises Off Play-within-a-play about a less-than-talented acting troupe touring a less-than-amusing sex comedy. Bucks County Playhouse, 70 S. Main St., New Hope; Box Office: 215-862-2041. $22. Closes 5/30.

On Your Toes Rodgers & Hart romantic comedy. Surflight Theatre, Beach & Engleside Ave., Harvey Cedars; 609-492-9477. $30; $20 children 12 and under. Closes 6/13.

Philadelphia Theatre Company: Ma Rainey's Black Bottom August Wilson play exploring the music industry's exploitation of black performers. Suzanne Roberts Theatre, S. Broad St.; 215-985-0420. $46-$64. Closes 6/13.

Philadelphia Theatre Workshop: 516 Drama about romance, betrayal, intellectual dishonesty & consequences. Walnut Street Theatre - Studio 5, 825 Walnut St. www.philadelphiatheatreworkshop.org. $18; $15 students. Closes 6/6.

Rent Tony-winning musical about a group of friends struggling to survive in the city. Media Theatre for the Performing Arts, 104 E. State St., Media; 610-891-0100. $36-$42.50; $33.50-$38 seniors; $22-$25 children. Closes 6/6.

Savage Men Male Revue Male revue. Every Sat. 8 pm. House of Blues, 801 Boardwalk, Atlantic City; 609-343-4000. www.savage-men.com. $35-$55.

Stage Left Productions: Rent Pulitzer-winning musical about a year in the life of friends living together in NY. Haddonfield Plays & Players, 957 E. Atlantic Ave., Haddonfield. www.stageleftco.com. $20-$30. Closes 6/12.

Sunday in the Park With George Pulitzer-winning Stephen Sondheim musical inspired by a Seurat painting. Arden Theatre Company, 40 N. 2nd St.; 215-922-1122. $29-$48; $20-$24 teens; $16-$20 children.

Take Flight The tales of the Wright brothers, Charles Lindbergh & Amelia Earhart are woven together in a blend of fact & fiction. Princeton University - McCarter Theatre, 91 University Pl., Princeton; 609-258-2787 (ARTS). $15-$65. Closes 6/6.

The Don An old-time Mafia Don tries to out wit a narcotics agent in a bizarre smuggling plot. Hedgerow Theatre, 64 Rose Valley Rd., Media; 610-565-4211. $20; $17 students and seniors; $10 children. Closes 6/5.

The Producers A Broadway producer & an accountant scheme to bilk their investors, but all does not go as planned. Landis Theater, 818 E. Landis Ave., Vineland. Closes 6/13.

The Screwtape Letters Adapted from the novel by C.S. Lewis. A demon instructs his nephew on how to corrupt humans. Lantern Theater Company at St. Stephen's Theater, 923 Ludlow St.; 215-829-0395. $25-$35. Closes 6/6.

The Story of My Life Musical about 2 childhood friends & how their relationship defined them. Act II Playhouse, 56 E. Butler Ave., Ambler; Box Office: 215-654-0200. $30-$35. Closes 5/30.

Trenton Lights Based upon the confessions, opinions, recollections & hopes of over 30 Trentonians with a tale to tell. Mill Hill Playhouse, 205 E. Front St., Trenton; 609-392-0766. $25-$30. Closes 6/6.

X Burlesque Steamy show featuring high-energy performances paired with a variety of outrageous props. House of Blues, 801 Boardwalk, Atlantic City; 609-343-4000. $20-$40.

Family theater

American Theater Arts for Youth: The Wizard of Oz

Stage adaptation of the movie, based on the book by L. Frank Baum. Kimmel Center, Broad & Spruce Sts.; 215-563-3501.

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. $14. Closes 5/30.

Cinderella's Birthday Party Come dressed in costume and join in the birthday party onstage! Hedgerow Theatre, 64 Rose Valley Rd., Media; 610-565-4211. $11; $9 childrne.

Snow White and the Little People Little people from the audience help free Snow White from the Evil Queen's spell. Hedgerow Theatre, 64 Rose Valley Rd., Media; 610-565-4211. $11; $9 children. Closes 5/29.

Storybook Musical Theatre: Beauty & the Beast 215-659-8550. Mitchell Performing Arts Center, 800 Tomlinson Rd., Bryn Athyn; 215-659-8550. www.storybookmusical.org. $12; $10.

The Frog Prince Adapted from the fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm. Fusion Performing Arts Center, 1931 Olney Ave., Cherry Hill; 856-424-8836. $8. Closes 5/29.

The Three Billy Goats Gruff Three goats want to get to a pasture on the far side of a bridge, but the troll that lives beneath it demands a toll. Ritz Theatre Company, 915 Whitehorse Pike, Oaklyn; 856-858-5230. $8. Closes 6/5.

The Wizard of Oz Young People's Theatre Workshop presents this classical musical. Players Club of Swarthmore, 614 Fairview Rd., Swarthmore; Box Office: 610-558-0988. www.yptw.org. $12. Closes 6/6.

Community theater

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Shakespeare's comedy about romance, magic & mischievous fae folk. Wilmington Drama League, 10 W. Lea Blvd., Wilmington; Box Office: 302-764-1172. $15; $12 seniors and students; $8 children. Closes 5/29.

Actors' NET of Bucks County: Much Ado About Nothing William Shakespeare's immortal comedy about the mishaps of love. Morrisville Heritage Center, 635 N. Delmorr Ave., Morrisville; Reservations required: 215-428-0217. www.actorsnetbucks.org. $20; $17 seniors; $10 children 12 and under. Closes 6/6.

Jewtopia Spoofing everything from J-Date to Passover seders, 'Jewtopia' is an hilarious take on interfaith relationships. Fusion Performing Arts Center, 1931 Olney Ave., Cherry Hill; 856-424-8836. $18; $15 seniors. Closes 5/29.

Les Miserables The epic tale of Jean Valjean, his pursuer Inspector Javert & young Cosette in France circa the 1800's. Lenape Regional Performing Arts Center, 130 Tomlinson Mill Rd., Marlton; Reservations required: 856-983-3366. $15; $10 students and seniors. Closes 5/29.

Nunsense Newtown Arts Company presents this musical comedy by Dan Goggin. Newtown Theater, 120 N. State St., Newtown; 215-968-3859. www.newtownartscompany.com. $17-$22.50. Closes 6/9.

Princeton Triangle Show: Store Trek A store clerk & her co-workers try to outwit their evil bosses. Princeton University - McCarter Theatre, 91 University Pl., Princeton; 609-258-2787 (ARTS). $22-$50. Closes 5/29.

Shakespeare in the Tyler Gardens: Much Ado About Nothing The Bucks County Community College Drama Club presents Shakespeare's classic comedy outdoors. Bucks County Community College, 275 Swamp Rd., Newtown; 215-968-8257. $7; $5 BCCC students with ID. Closes 5/29.

The Roar Of The Greasepaint This Tony-nominated musical stars Cocky and Sir, men with different perspectives of their place in the world. Join them in the game of life as they examine which is more powerful -- chance or choice? Playcrafters Theatre, 2011 Store Rd., Skippack; Reservations recommended: 610-584-4005. $15. Closes 6/19.

Thierry Lundy Up-and-coming actor Thierry Lundy presents a solo theatrical piece that he wrote. University of Pennsylvania - Penn Bookstore, 3601 Walnut St. Free. 6/2. 7-8:30 pm.

Dinner theater

Murder at the Irish Wake

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

Classical Music

Orchestral/Chamber Music

Atlantic Brass Band

35-member British-style brass band will play American music for Memorial Day. Rotary Park, Lafayette St., Cape May. Free. 5/30. 8 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. www.bayatlanticsymphony.org. $$30. Closes 6/9.

Bay-Atlantic Symphony: Looking Backwards Bach, Grieg & Mozart. http://www.capemaymac.org First Presbyterian Church of Cape May, 500 Hughes St., Cape May. $25; $20 seniors; $10 students. 6/3. 8 pm.

Bert Lams Guitarist Lams blends together an eclectic array of influences, including classical, prog-rock & surf guitar. Godfrey Daniels, 7 E. Fourth St., Bethlehem; 610-867-2390. $19.50. 5/28. 8 pm.

Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra: America's Classical Masters Also Rodney Mack Philadelphia Big Brass. Music by American composers. Tickets required: rospeight@gmail.com Temple University - The Baptist Temple, 1837 North Broad St.; Tickets required: rospeight@gmail.com. www.blackpearlco.org. Free. 5/29. 7 pm.

Joe Alessi: Trombone Master Class Trombone gala. Pennsbury High School - West, 608 South Olds Blvd, Fairless Hills. $10; $3 students/seniors. 5/30. 6-9 pm.

Liebesfreud Philadelphia ensemble devoted primarily to great literature of the string quartet. Philadelphia Art Alliance, 251 S. 18th St.; 215-545-4302. www.liebesfreud.org. Free. 5/28. 5:30 pm.

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. $20; $15 seniors; $5 students. Closes 6/8.

Philadelphia Orchestra: Beyond the Score - Pictures of What? A multimedia presentation of a selected score is followed by a performance of the piece. Kimmel Center, Broad & Spruce Sts.; 215-893-1999. www.philorch.org. $35-$55. 6/3. 7 pm.

Philadelphia Orchestra: Mozart & Rachmaninoff Featuring works by Mozart, Sheng & Rachmaninoff. Charles Dutoit conducts, with soprano Shana Blake Hill & pianist Nikolai Lugansky soloing. Kimmel Center, Broad & Spruce Sts.; 215-893-1999. www.philorch.org. $90-$135. Closes 5/29.

West Philadelphia Orchestra 15 talented Philly musicians playing an eclectic, vibrant mix of music inspired by Eastern European styles. Kimmel Center, Broad & Spruce Sts.; 215-893-1999. www.westphiladelphiaorchestra.com. Free. 5/28. 5:30 pm.

Opera/Choral

The Savoy Company: Ruddigore

Comic opera by Gilbert & Sullivan. The Academy of Music, Broad & Locust Sts.; Box Office: 215-893-1999.

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. $10-$50. Closes 5/29.

Dance

Anne-Marie Mulgrew & Dancers Co. & Human Landscape Dance: The Philadelphia/Washington DC Exchange

Philadelphia's Anne-Marie Mulgrew & Dancers & D.C.'s Human Landscape Dance showcase their varying styles. Painted Bride Art Center, 230 Vine St.; 215-925-9914.

. $20; $10 students and seniors. Closes 5/30.

Israeli Dancing Informal weekly dance sessions. New dancers welcome. Germantown Jewish Centre, 400 W. Ellet St.; 215-844-1507 ext. 19. $5.

Salsa Lessons & Dancing Dance lessons followed by open dancing w/DJ Rombero spinning salsa, merengue & baccata. Coastline, 1240 Brace Rd., Cherry Hill; 856-795-1773. Closes 6/27.

Street Performer Series Live music, dancing, acrobats, sword swallowers & more, every weekend through Labor Day. South Street Historic District, South Street Free.

Traditional Irish Music Session Features local set & step dancers & musicians. Those who play instruments are welcome to join in the fun. Plough & The Stars, 123 Chestnut St.; 215-733-0300. Free. Closes 5/30.

Other performances

Andy Prescott

Quirky & engaging singer/pianist. Bowman's Tavern, 1600 River Rd., New Hope. andyprescott.com. Free.

Locals Night Locals Night is held every Sunday and Tueday a special prix-fixe menu is served before the show. Harlans Cabaret, 6426 Lower York Rd., New Hope; Reservations required: 212-862-5225. &19. Closes 5/30.

Nick Lenker: The Destruction & Creation of Man Installation includes ceramic sculpture, video & digital collage created in conjunction with a performance the artist filmed last fall. Pageant Soloveev Gallery, 607 Bainbridge St. Free. Closes 5/29.