Annie Musical about a spirited orphan & her canine sidekick. Closes 7/21. Surflight Theatre, Beach & Engleside Ave., Harvey Cedars, NJ; 609-492-9477. $36-$54; $18-$27 children 12 and under.
Cape Island Theatre Company: 1912 A young woman discovers a secret & is forced to make a life-altering choice. Closes 9/22. Old Grange Restaurant, 735 Seashore Rd., Cape May; 609-408-6595. www.capeislandtheatre.com. $27; $22 children 12 and under.
Cape May Stage: God of Carnage Tempers flare when 2 sets of parents meet to discuss their children's misbehavior. Closes 8/3. Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank & Lafayette Sts., Cape May; Box Office: 609-884-1341. www.capemaystage.com. $35; $30 seniors; $15 students.
Chris Durang & Dawne Playwright Durang is joined by actors Sherry Anderson & John Augustine for several perforamnces of their variety act. Closes 7/21. Havana Bar & Restaurant, 105 S. Main St., New Hope; Info: 215-862-9897.
Commonwealth Classic Theatre Company: Our Town Thornton Wilder play about life in a small New England town at the turn of the century. Various venues, Closes 7/28. commonwealthclassictheatre.org. Free.
East Lynne Theater Company: Ruth Draper's Company of Characters Show featuring some of Draper's most memorable 'character monologues.' Closes 7/21. First Presbyterian Church of Cape May, 500 Hughes St., Cape May; 609-884-5898. www.eastlynnetheater.org. $30; $25 seniors; $15 students; free 12 and under.
East Lynne Theater Company: The Poe Mysteries World premiere theatrical adaptation of several of Edgar Allan Poe's mystery stories. Closes 9/1. First Presbyterian Church of Cape May, 500 Hughes St., Cape May; 609-884-5898. www.eastlynnetheater.org. $30; $25 seniors; $15 students, free 12 and under.
Jesus Christ Superstar Featuring the Media Theatre Teen Ensemble & special guests. Closes 8/5. Media Theatre for the Performing Arts, 104 E. State St., Media; 610-891-0100. $15.
Love Is Here to Stay Featuring the music of George & Ira Gershwin. Closes 7/29. Bristol Riverside Theatre, 120 Radcliffe St., Bristol; 215-785-0100. $33; $10 students 25 and under with ID and proof of age.
Mazeppa Productions: Spring Awakening Tony-winning coming-of-age story. Closes 7/28. Christ Church Neighborhood House, 20 N. American St. www.mazeppaproductions.org. $20 advance; $25 day of show.
Mr. Hart & Mr. Brown A young reporter must decide if getting a story scoop is worth putting his life in danger. Closes 8/19. People's Light & Theatre Company, 39 Conestoga Rd., Malvern; 610-644-3500. $25-$45; $25-$42 children 17 and under.
Not Now Darling Ray Cooney comedy featuring romantic complications, suspicious wives & mistaken identities. Closes 8/12. Hedgerow Theatre, 64 Rose Valley Rd., Media; 610-565-4211. $28-$32; $25-$29 seniors; $10 students and children.
PlayPenn New Play Development Conference: A Discourse on the Wonders of the Invisible World New play themed to the Salem witch trials. Closes 7/21. Adrienne Theatre, 2030 Sansom St.; Reservations recommended: 215-253-8838. www.playpenn.org. Free.
PlayPenn New Play Development Conference: G.O.B. The story of a businessman contending with a deal gone very wrong. Closes 7/21. Adrienne Theatre, 2030 Sansom St.; Reservations recommended: 215-253-8838. www.playpenn.org. Free.
PlayPenn New Play Development Conference: Household Spirits A newly blended family spends a disastrous holiday together in their upscale, but haunted home. Closes 7/22. Adrienne Theatre, 2030 Sansom St.; Reservations recommended: 215-253-8838. www.playpenn.org. Free.
PlayPenn New Play Development Conference: My Tidy List of Terrors A boy contends with his fear of mortality after his cousin is slain. Closes 7/22. Adrienne Theatre, 2030 Sansom St.; Reservations recommended: 215-253-8838. www.playpenn.org. Free.
PlayPenn New Play Development Conference: Seven Spots on the Sun A mysterious plague forces a small village's lone doctor out of self-imposed isolation. Closes 7/20. Adrienne Theatre, 2030 Sansom St.; Reservations recommended: 215-253-8838. www.playpenn.org. Free.
Princeton Summer Theater: Boeing-Boeing A man juggling 3 fiancees must think quickly when they inadvertently arrive in town at the same time. Closes 7/29. Princeton University - Lewis Center for the Arts, 185 Nassau St., Princeton; 609-258-9220. www.princetonsummer theater.org. $20-$25; $20 students.
Robert Dubac: Free Range Thinking Witty solo show highlighting culture's many hypocritical turns & the complexity of the human experience. Closes 8/12. Act II Playhouse, 56 E. Butler Ave., Ambler; Box Office: 215-654-0200. $27-$33.
The Sound of Music Musical about a young nun who takes a job as caretaker for a widower's children. Closes 8/25. Surflight Theatre, Beach & Engleside Ave., Harvey Cedars, NJ; 609-492-9477. $36-$54; $18-$27 children 12 and under.
Tudor Theatrical Productions: Shakespeare in the Park - Love's Labour's Lost Shakespeare's delightful comedy is presented in various outdoor venues. Closes 7/21. Sweetwater Farm Bed & Breakfast & Grace Winery, 50 Sweetwater Rd., Glen Mills. www.tudortheatricals.org. Free.
Little Mermaid The story of a mermaid who dreams of a life on land. Closes 8/10 Surflight Theatre, Beach & Engleside Ave., Harvey Cedars, NJ; 609-492-9477. $12.50-$15.
Lunch With the Pirates Interactive pirate-themed lunch. Carriage House Tearoom & Cafe, 1048 Washington St., Cape May; 609-884-5404. $18; $10 children 3-12.
Music Man Jr. A con man's schemes are thrown awry when he falls for a local woman. Closes 7/20. Bristol Riverside Theatre, 120 Radcliffe St., Bristol; 215-785-0100. $9.
Peter Pan Peter, Wendy, Tinkerbell, the Lost Boys & pals adventure through Neverland. Closes 8/3. Surflight Theatre, Beach & Engleside Ave., Harvey Cedars, NJ; 609-492-9477. $12.50-$15.
Snow White A girl tries to evade her evil stepmother with the help of some new friends. Closes 7/29. Sellersville Theater 1894, Main St. & Temple Ave., Sellersville; 215-257-5808. $8.
Snow White & the Little People Snow White & some 'little people' from the audience embark on an adventure. Closes 8/11. Hedgerow Theatre, 64 Rose Valley Rd., Media; 610-565-4211. $11; $9 children.
Snow White and the Seven Dudes A Western twist on the fairytale in this 30-minute comedic play directed and performed by members of Conestoga Drama Club. Tredyffrin Public Library, 582 Upper Gulph Rd., Wayne. $3.
Snow White Jr. A girl tries to evade her evil stepmother with the help of some new friends. Closes 7/27. Bristol Riverside Theatre, 120 Radcliffe St., Bristol; 215-785-0100. $9.
Stockton Children's Summer Playhouse: Red Riding Hood's Woods Little Red's mother has always been a bit overprotective of her daughter, but once she's old enough, it's time for Little Red to wander through the woods on her own. Encounters with a singing Postman, Three Little Pigs, The Butcher, The Baker, The Candlestick Maker, Granny and of course the Big Bad Wolf make this interactive musical a treat for all ages. Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave., Cape May; 855-708-9699. $8. 7/25. 10:30 pm.
Storybook Musical Theatre: The Wizard of Oz Dorothy, Toto, the Tin Man & friends adventure down the Yellow Brick Road. Closes 8/4. Mitchell Performing Arts Center, 800 Tomlinson Rd., Bryn Athyn; 215-659-8550. www.storybookmusical.org. $14; $11 children.
T4Y Playmakers: Stuart Little The adventures of a young mouse living in NYC. Closes 7/22. Mitchell Performing Arts Center, 800 Tomlinson Rd., Bryn Athyn. t4yplaymakers.org. $10; $8 children.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Theatre for Young Audiences Upper Darby Summer Stage presents a Broadway musical adaptation of Mark Twain's story. Closes 7/20. Upper Darby Performing Arts Center, 601 N. Lansdowne Ave., Drexel Hill; Box Office: 610-622-1189. $6-$9.
The Jungle Book New show based on the stories by Rudyard Kipling. Closes 7/28. Media Theatre for the Performing Arts, 104 E. State St., Media; 610-891-0100. $12; $10 children.
The Magic Toy Box The Children's Theatre series presents another Mr. Malcolm original. This is the story of four unwanted toys destined to live at the bottom of the toy box forever. But one evening, they are visited by a fairy godmother who gives them one chance to show that they are worthy of being loved forever. Watch as the toys come to life to prove how important they are. Broadway Theatre of Pitman, 43 S. Broadway, Pitman; Box Office: 856-384-8381. $7-$9.
Upper Darby Summer Stage: Seussical Jr. Summer Stage youth theater participants perform the 'Horton Hears a Who' musical. Closes 7/27. Upper Darby Performing Arts Center, 601 N. Lansdowne Ave., Drexel Hill; Box Office: 610-622-1189. $6-$9.
Youth Stages: Two Marys, Five Jacks & One Very Big Shoe Interactive performance of nursery rhymes. Closes 7/22. Free Library of Philadelphia, 1901 Vine St.; 215-686-5372. Free.
Annie Musical. Presented by Methacton Community Theater. Closes 7/21. Perkiomen Valley Middle School - East, 100 Kagey Rd., Collegeville; 610-489-6449. www.methactoncommunitytheater.org. $15; $10 seniors and children under 12.
Avon Grove Community Theater: The Music Man A con man's schemes are thrown awry when he falls for a local woman. Closes 7/29. Lincoln University, 1570 Baltimore Pike, Lincoln. www.actheater.org. $15; $12 seniors.
Chicago the Musical Tony-winning musical. Closes 7/29. Washington Crossing State Park - Open Air Theatre, 355 Washington Crossing-Pennington Rd., Titusville, NJ; 267-885-9857. $15; $12 seniors; $10 children 12 and under.
Fiddler on the Roof One of the longest-running shows in Broadway history. Closes 8/5. Broadway Theatre of Pitman, 43 S. Broadway, Pitman; Box Office: 856-384-8381. www.thebroadwaytheatre.org. $25.
Gypsy Award-winning musical, presented by Actors' NET of Buck County. Closes 7/29. Morrisville Heritage Center, 635 N. Delmorr Ave., Morrisville; Reservations required: 215-295-3694. $20; $17 seniors; $10 under 12.
King of Prussia Players: Fiddler on the Roof Set in turn-of-the-20th-century Russia, a milkman tries to hold onto his religion, his Jewish traditions and his five daughters, and learns that life is "as shaky as a fiddler on the roof." Shannondell Performing Arts Center, 10000 Shannondell Dr., Norristown; 610-277-9505. www.kofpplayers.org. $17; $12 seniors and students under 18.
Life; Hypothetically Speaking Aftershock Entertainment presents a series of one-acts. Closes 7/21. Wedgwood Country Club, 200 Hurffville Rd., Turnersville. http://www.aftershockentertainment.org. $7 advance; $9 day of show.
Make Me a Match A corporate executive hires a matchmaker to set her up on some dates, but things don't go as planned. Closes 8/19. Off-Broad Street Theatre, 5 S. Greenwood Ave., Hopewell, NJ; Reservations required: 609-466-2766.
MN Players: Proof MN Players, soon to be known as Spotlight Theatre, presents 'Proof' by David Auburn. Closes 7/28. Swarthmore United Methodist Church, 129 Park Ave., Swarthmore; 610-328-1079. mnplayers.co. $12-$15.
Our House Comedy by Theresa Rebeck. Closes 7/28. Spring Garden Mill, Route 332. Tyler State Park, Newtown; 215-860-0818. www.langhorneplayers.org. $15-$17.
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Tony- winning musical comedy. Presented by MoorArts. Closes 7/21. Moorestown High School, 350 Bridgeboro Rd., Moorestown; 856-778-6600 Ext 28033. $17; $12 seniors and for students.
The Wedding Singer 80s musical comedy based on the film. Closes 7/28. The Barn, 2011 Store Rd., Skippack; 610-584-4005. $15.
Thoroughly Modern Millie A woman sets out to make a new life for herself in NYC circa the 1920s. Closes 8/4. Haddonfield Plays & Players, 957 E. Atlantic Ave., Haddonfield; 856-429-8139. $20.
Classical Music Bay-Atlantic Symphony
Works by Tchaikovsky & Sibelius, with violin soloist Ryu Goto. Avalon Elementary School, 32d and Ocean Dr., Avalon; Tickets required: available at Avalon Free Library. Free. 7/21. 7 pm.
Harpeth Rising Americana quartet whose instrumentation is composed of cello, banjo, fiddle & hand drums. World Cafe Live at the Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington. $10 advance; $12 day of show. 7/26. 8 pm.
Lenape Chamber Ensemble Bucks County's resident Chamber Music Ensemble since 1975. Delaware Valley College, 700 E. Butler Ave., Doylestown; 610-294-9361. www.lenapechamberensemble.org. $18; $15 students and seniors. 7/21.
Linda Gentille & Jersey Shore Pops: The Life & Times of Glenn Miller The Pops will perform Glenn Miller favorites. Lower Cape May Regional High School, 687 Rte. 9, Cape May; 1-800-838-3006. $25 advance; $40 day of show. 7/21. 7:30 pm.
Margaret Pan Enjoy music in the pastoral setting of Valley Forge National Historical Park. Held rain or shine. Please bring blanket, lawn chair, snacks or dinner. Pan is associate carillonneur at the University of California, Berkeley. Summer Carillon Concerts at Washington Memorial Chapel, Rte. 23, Valley Forge. Free. 7/25. 7:30 pm.
Ocean City Pops: David Kim, Violinist Saint-Saens' Concerto No. 3 & a show tunes medley. Ocean City Music Pier, Moorlyn & the Boardwalk, Ocean City; 609-525-9291. ceancitypops.org. $10-$15. 7/25. 8 pm.
Philadelphia Orchestra: Symphonic Spectacular Concert of classical favorites accompanied by visual displays & fireworks. Mann Center for the Performing Arts, N. 52d St. & Parkside Ave.; Ticket Philadelphia: 215-893-1999. www.philorch.org. $12.50-$49.50. 7/21. 8 pm.
Philadelphia Orchestra: The Music of John Williams Lucas Richman conducts. Mann Center for the Performing Arts, N. 52d St. & Parkside Ave.; Ticket Philadelphia: 215-893-1999. www.philorch.org. $12.50-$49.50. 7/20. 8 pm.
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra: Tchaikovsky & Dvorak Concert of works by Tchaikovsky, Dvorak & Glinka, w/Manfred Honeck conducting & Johannes Moser featured on cello. Mann Center for the Performing Arts, N. 52d St. & Parkside Ave.; Ticket Philadelphia: 215-893-1999. www.pittsburghsymphony.org. $12.50-$49.50. 7/24. 8 pm.
Amici Opera: Rigoletto Verdi's opera. Margate Community Church, 8900 Ventnor Pkwy., Margate City; 215-224-0257. $22 advance; $25 day of show; $22 seniors; $15 students; $10 under 12. 7/21. 8 pm.
Amici Opera: Tchaikovsky's Queen of Spades Features Russian libretto by composer's brother Modest Tchaikovsky. Set in St. Petersburg in 1790, Hermann is a young officer in love with Lisa. Lisa's grandmother is the Countess, a famous gambler also known as the Queen of Spades. Hermann seeks the Countess out to learn her secrets to winning so he can win enough money to marry Lisa. Holmesburg United Methodist Church, 8118 Frankford Ave.; 215-224-0257. $22 advance; $25 day of show; $22 seniors; $15 students; $10 under 12. 7/22. 4 pm.
Big Sing//Schubert Explore the music of Korean & African Episcopal traditions & join with 100s of local singers to perform Schubert's Mass in G. First Baptist Church, 123 S. 17th St. $23 advance; $25 day of event. 7/25. 7 pm.
Opera New Jersey & American Opera Projects: Blessed Art Thou Amongst Women Staged readings of 2 operatic monodramas themed to the Virgin Mary. Princeton University - McCarter Theatre, 91 University Pl., Princeton. www.operanj.org. $15. 7/21. 2 pm.
Opera New Jersey: Celebrating 10 Years Concert of excerpts from operas by Wagner, Verdi & Boito. W/the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. Princeton University - Richardson Auditorium, Nassau St. & University Pl., Princeton. www.operanj.org. $25. 7/26. 8 pm.
Opera New Jersey: Emerging Artists Scenes Program Excerpts from operas. Princeton University - McCarter Theatre, 91 University Pl., Princeton. www.operanj.org. $10. 7/20.
Opera New Jersey: HMS Pinafore Gilbert & Sullivan comic opera set on the high seas. Princeton University - McCarter Theatre, 91 University Pl., Princeton. www.operanj.org. $20-$110. 7/21.
Opera New Jersey: Il Trovatore Tragic Verdi opera. Sung in Italian w/English supertitles. Princeton University - McCarter Theatre, 91 University Pl., Princeton. www.operanj.org. $20-$110. 7/22.
Russian Opera Workshop: Tchaikovsky's Queen of Spades Opera in concert performance. Academy of Vocal Arts - Helen Corning Warden Theater, 1920 Spruce St. www.russianopera workshop.com. Free. 7/24, 7/25, 7/26.
Dance African Drum Class
Mohamed Bangoura, master drummer, guest-teaches a dance and drum workshop at the Atrium. Atrium Dance Studio, 4721 N. Crescent Blvd., Pennsauken. $12. 7/25.
Belly Dance with Yareli Take a beginner and intermediate class. Atrium Dance Studio, 4721 N. Crescent Blvd., Pennsauken. $12. 7/24, 7/24.
Ceili Dance Weekly sessions organized by John Shields & Cass Tinney. Commodore Barry Club (The Irish Center), 6815 Emlen St.; 215-843-8051. 7/25.
Celtic Heritage Festival Celebrate the Scottish heritage of the Keith, Graeme & Fergusson families with music, dance, food, vendors, kids' activities & more. Graeme Park, 859 County Line Rd., Horsham; 215-343-0965. $10; $5 youth 6-17; $30 family. 7/21. 10 am-6 pm.
Hula & Tahitian Dance Learn dance styles. Atrium Dance Studio, 4721 N. Crescent Blvd., Pennsauken. $12. 7/23.
Israeli Dancing Easy & intermediate level session. Germantown Jewish Centre, 400 W. Ellet St.; 215-844-1507. $5 per session. 7/25.
Latin Night DJs play salsa, chacha, merengue, and more. A buffet meal (BYOB) and lots of dancing. Atrium Dance Studio, 4721 N. Crescent Blvd., Pennsauken. $12. 7/21.
NIA: The Joy of Movement for People Impacted by Cancer Dance, martial arts & healing arts combine in NIA. Cancer Support Community of Philadelphia (formerly the Wellness Community of Philadelphia), 4100 Chamounix Dr.; Reservations required: 215-879-7733. Free. 7/24.
PhillyBloco Modeled after the blocos of Rio de Janeiro. Commodore Barry Club (The Irish Center), 6815 Emlen St.; 215-843-8051. phillybloco.com/ about-the-music. $40. 7/20. 9:30 pm.
Rock School for Dance Education Student performance. Mann Center for the Performing Arts, N. 52d St. & Parkside Ave.; Ticket Philadelphia: 215-893-1999. Free. 7/26. 11 am.
Traditional Irish Music Session Features local set & step dancers & musicians. Those who play instruments are welcome to join in. Plough & The Stars, 123 Chestnut St.; 215-733-0300. Free. 7/22.
Other performances Eddie Bruce
Cabaret musician with over 25 years' experience. SugarHouse Casino, 1001 N. Delaware Ave. Free.
Faith Prince Tony-winning Broadway singer performs hits from various shows. Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank & Lafayette Sts., Cape May; Box Office: 609-884-1341. $50. 7/23. 8 pm.
Jennifer Childs & Tony Braithwaite: Let's Pretend We're Famous 'Let's Pretend We're Married' stars present their latest comic cabaret. Montgomery Theater, 124 N. Main St., Souderton; 215-723-9984. $25-$29.
Puppet Manualfesto's Summer Showcase Short-form puppetry slam and adult oriented open-mic type night for puppeteers and puppetry fans. Walking Fish Theatre, 2509 Frankford Ave.; 215-427-9255. www.bsomeday.org. $12 advance; $15 day of show.