Performance and classical music listings

Posted: September 21, 2007

Theater

Amadeus Combines intrigue, suspense, comedy & passion. Closes 10/27. Wilma Theater, 265 S. Broad St.; 215-546-7824. www.wilmatheater.org. $37-$60.

Antigone Timeless story by one of the great authors of Greek tragedy, Sophocles. Reservations: 610-282-3192. Closes 10/7. DeSales University, 2755 Station Ave., Center Valley; www.desales.edu. $18-$27.

Assassins Dark musical comedy about the lives of nine people who tried to assassinate a president. Closes 10/21. Arden Theatre Company, 40 N. 2nd St.; 215-922-1122, www.ardentheatre.org. $27-$45.

Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead Philadelphia premiere of outrageous comedy spoof. Closes 10/13. Plays & Players Theatre, 1714 Delancey St.; Reservations required: 215-735-0630. www.playsandplayers.org. $15-$25.

The Full Monty Musical version of the hit British movie. Closes 10/6. Montgomery Theater, 124 Main St., Souderton; 215-723-9984. www.montgomerytheater.org. $16-$24. 9/21-9/22 8 pm. 9/23 3 pm. 9/27 7:30 pm.

It Runs in the Family Mistaken identities, double entendres & puns populate the 6th annual Cooney farce. Closes 9/29. Hedgerow Theatre, 64 Rose Valley Rd., Media; 610-565-4211, www.hedgerowtheatre.org. $10-$22.

The Lonesome West Comedy about two warring Irish brothers & a priest who tries to aid them. Closes 10/6. Lantern Theater Company at St. Stephen's Theater, 923 Ludlow St.; Reservations required: 215-733-0255. www.lanterntheater.org. $25-$35; $22-$30 seniors; $15-$25 students.

Man of La Mancha Musical based on Cervantes' novel, 'Don Quixote.' Closes 10/21. Walnut Street Theatre - Main Stage, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550; www.walnutstreettheatre.org. $10-$67.50.

Menopause The Musical Hilarious celebration of women & "the change." Closes 5/20. Society Hill Playhouse, 507 S. Eighth St.; Reservations required: 215-923-0210. www.societyhillplayhouse.org. $45.

Miss Saigon: National Tour Beloved musical from the minds of composer Claude-Michel Schönberg & lyricist Alain Boublil. Closes 10/14. Media Theatre for the Performing Arts, 104 E. State St., Media; 610-891-0100; www.misssaigontour.com. $22-$39.

New City Stage Company: Sunshine Two lost souls come together in this compelling play from one of America's premier playwrights. Closes 10/7. Walnut Street Theatre - Studio 5, 825 Walnut St.; Reservations required: 215-563-7500. www.newcitystage.org. $16-$18; $14 students & seniors.

Say Goodnight Gracie Tony Braithwaite portrays George Burns in this one-man tour de force. Closes 10/21. Act II Playhouse, 56 E. Butler Ave., Ambler; 215-654-0200; www.act2.org. $25-$40.

Search For Signs of Intelligent Life In The Universe Jennifer Childs in Jane Wagner's multi-character solo comedy. Closes 10/21. 1812 Productions, 825 Walnut St.; 215-592-9560. www.1812productions.org. $12-$34.

Theophilus North Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Thornton Wilder. Closes 10/7. People's Light & Theatre Company, 39 Conestoga Rd., Malvern; 610-644-3500. www.peopleslight.org. $30-$48.

Snow White & the Little People Musical adaption of the Grimm Brothers tale. Closes 9/29. Hedgerow Theatre, 64 Rose Valley Rd., Media; 610-565-4211, www.hedgerowtheatre.org. www.hedgerowtheatre.org. $10; $8 children. 9/8 11 am & 1:30 pm.

Anything Goes Cole Porter's famous musical. Closes 9/29. Playcrafters Theatre, Store Rd., Skippack; Reservations recommended: 610-584-4005; www.playcrafters.org. $12.

Butterflies are Free A man moves into an apartment & meets a very attractive neighbor. Will his overbearing mother break up the budding romance? Closes 9/22. Footlighters Theater, 58 Main Ave., Berwyn; 610-296-9245; www.footlighterstheater.com. $12.

Clothes Encounter A farce full of double meanings, mistaken identities & sexual innuendo. Closes 9/30. Dutch Country Playhouse, 795 Ridge Rd., Telford; 215-234-0966. www.dutchcountryplayers.com. $12; $10 seniors 60 & over & children 12 & under.

Cole Musical based on the life of Cole Porter, featuring many of his hits. Closes 10/14. The Little Theatre (Sketch Club), 433 Glover St., Woodbury; 856-848-8089, www.sketchclubplayers.org. $15; $13 seniors.

Done to Death Group of mystery authors find themselves having to solve a series of actual mysteries. Closes 10/6. Haddonfield Plays & Players, 957 E. Atlantic Ave., Haddonfield; 856-429-8139, www.haddonfieldplayers.com. $14-$16.

The Girl With the Silver Eyes Mystery based on a Dashiell Hammett story. Closes 9/29. Players Club of Swarthmore, 614 Fairview Rd., Swarthmore; 866-811-4111; www.pcstheater.org. $15; $8 students.

The Glass Menagerie Tennessee Williams' classic play. Closes 9/29. The College of New Jersey, 2000 Pennington Rd., Ewing; 609-771-1855. www.tcnj.edu.

The Mousetrap Mystery based on an Agatha Christie novel. Closes 9/29. Presented by The Village Playbox. First Presbyterian Church of Haddon Heights, 28 Seventh Ave., Haddon Heights; 856-547-6139. www.villageplaybox.org. $12; $9 seniors; $6 students.

Peter Pan Take a journey to Never Never Land. Closes 9/30. Cumberland Players at the Little Theatre, Sherman Ave. & South East Blvd., Vineland; 856-692-5626. www.cumberlandplayers.com. $10.

Wit Drama about an English professor who takes an intellectual approach to dealing with her terminal cancer. Closes 9/30. West Chester University - E.O. Bull Mainstage, BG18 Elsie O. Bull Center, West Chester; 610-436-3463. www.wcupa.edu/cvpa. $12; $8 students & seniors.

*FREE* You Don't Know Me Until You Know Me One-man play on social issues. Lower Brandywine Presbyterian Church, 101 Old Kennett Rd., Wilmington; 302-658-2326. www.lowerbrandywine.org. 9/25 7:30 pm.

A Deadly Briefcase Interactive "whodunit" features comedy, romance, intrigue & murder. Closes 3/29. Bistro Romano, 120 Lombard St.; Reservations required: 215-925-8880. www.bistroromano.com. $42.95 includes hors d'oeuvres & four-course dinner.

Here's Killing You, Kid! Dinner & a murder mystery that spoofs film noir. Reservations required: 215-794-4051. Closes 12/29. Peddler's Village, Rtes. 202 & 263, Lahaska; www.peddlersvillage.com. $44.95.

A Little North of South Musical comedy set during the Civil War in a town that straddles a state line dividing North & South. Closes 10/27. Freedom Chapel Dinner Theatre, 15 N. Bridge St., Christiana; Reservations required: 610-593-7013. www.freedomchapeldinnertheatre.com. $21.50-$46.50.

Nunsense Musically hilarious misadventures. Closes 9/30. New Candlelight Theatre, 2208 Millers Rd., Ardentown; 302-475-2313. www.newcandlelighttheatre.com. $47; $30 children.

Tony 'n' Tina's Wedding Hilarious, interactive Italian-style wedding comedy. Closes 9/30. Spirit of Philadelphia Cruises, Columbus Blvd.; 800-660-8462. www.spiritcitycruises.com. $93.

Classical Music

Philadelphia Biblical University Symphony Orchestra: Sounds of Beauty Works by Tchaikovsky, Mascagni & Hummel. 215-702-4351, tickets@pbu.edu. Philadelphia Biblical University, 200 Manor Ave., Langhorne; www.pbu.edu. $12; $10 seniors, non-PBU students & PBU alumni; free for children under 10. Pre-concert lecture 7:15 pm. 9/21 8 pm.

Philadelphia Orchestra: Stravinsky & Tchaikovsky Christoph Eschenbach conducts. Kimmel Center, 260 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999. www.philorch.org. $10-$113. 9/21 2 pm. 9/23 2 pm. 9/25 8 pm.

Philadelphia Orchestra: Khaner Plays Reinecke Christoph Eschenbach conducts. Rihm, Reinecke & Stravinsky. Kimmel Center, 260 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999. www.philorch.org. $10-$113. 9/27 8 pm.

Academy of Vocal Arts: New Artists Recital Performances by first-year AVA resident artists. Academy of Vocal Arts - Helen Corning Warden Theater, 1920 Spruce St.; Available to subscribers only: 215-735-1685. www.avaopera.org. 9/25 7:30 pm.

Dance

So You Think You Can Dance Live Sovereign Center, 700 Penn St., Reading; 610-898-7299; www.fox.com/dance. $45-$54.50. 9/25 8 pm.

Svetlana Roosiparg & Stephen Jones Tango & salsa demo as well as foxtrot & swing. Rosemont College, 1400 Montgomery Ave., Rosemont; 610-527-0200 x3102. www.rosemont.edu. $60. 9/27 7 pm.

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