Performance and classical music listings

Posted: August 17, 2012

Theater

8 Drama based on the true story of 2 couples who challenge California's Proposition 8 in court. Closes 8/17. The Rotunda, 4014 Walnut St.; 215-573-3234. $10.

All I Ask of You Musical revue featuring some of the best & most talented voices from the Philadelphia & New York City areas. Broadway Theatre of Pitman, 43 S. Broadway, Pitman; Box Office: 856-384-8381. $20.

Baltimore Annex Theater + PuppeTyranny: Salome New adaptation of the biblical tale. Closes 8/17. Little Berlin, 2430 Coral St. thedreamoven.tumblr.com. Donation suggested: $5-$7.

Barefoot in the Park Neil Simon comedy about NY newlyweds contending w/life's challenges. Closes 8/26. Bucks County Playhouse, 70 S. Main St., New Hope; 215-862-2121. $29-$54.

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: The 39 Steps Fast-paced stage adaptation of the classic Hitchcock mystery. Closes 9/7. Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank & Lafayette Sts., Cape May; Box Office: 609-884-1341. www.capemaystage.org. $35; $30 seniors; $15 students.

Cymbeline Colorful fairy tale/romantic drama involving political machinations, jealousy, princes lost at birth & an evil queen. Closes 8/19. Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre, 2111 Sansom St.; Tickets required. Free.

Deathtrap Comic thriller about a playwright scheming to steal one of his students' works. Closes 9/23. Hedgerow Theatre, 64 Rose Valley Rd., Media; 610-565-4211. $20.

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 for children 12 and under.

Mauckingbird Theatre Company: Much Ado About Nothing Shakespeare's classic romantic comedy is retold from a gay point of view. Closes 8/26. First Baptist Church - Off-Broad Street Theater, 1636 Sansom St.; 215-923-8909. www.mauckingbird.org.. $25; $20 seniors; $15 students.

Miss Rose's Sexploitation Follies: The Coen Brothers New burlesque series featuring performances inspired by the films of various directors. Closes 8/18. PhilaMOCA (Philadelphia Mausoleum Of Contemporary Art), 531 N. 12th St. $12.

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.

My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra Conceived by David Grapes & Todd Olson, this musical revue features 56 songs recorded by 'Ol Blue Eyes. Closes 8/25. Eagle Theatre, 208 Vine St., Hammonton; 609-704-5012. $22.

Runaway Broadway Revue of classic Broadway hits ww/a special solute to Jerry Herman & Stephen Sondheim. Closes 8/26. Bristol Riverside Theatre, 120 Radcliffe St., Bristol; 215-785-0100. $38; $10 students 25 and under with ID.

The Sound of Music Classic 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; 609-492-9477. $36-$54; $18-$27 children 12 and under.

A Disney Spectacular Musical revue presented by Upper Darby Summer Stage. Closes 8/17. Upper Darby Performing Arts Center, 601 N. Lansdowne Ave., Drexel Hill; Box Office: 610-622-1189. $6-$9.

Into the Woods, Jr. Offbeat take on classic fairytales. Closes 8/19. Landis Theater, 818 E. Landis Ave., Vineland.

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.

Anything Goes Hit Cole Porter musical. Closes 8/19. Washington Crossing State Park - Open Air Theatre, 355 Washington Crossing-Pennington Rd., Titusville; 267-885-9857. $15; $12 seniors; $10 children 12 and under.

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Tennessee Williams' drama, presented by Playcrafters of Skippack. Closes 8/31. The Barn, 2011 Store Rd., Skippack; 610-584-4005. www.playcrafters.org. $15.

Make Me a Match A corporate executive hires a matchmaker to set her up on some dates, but things don't got as planned. Closes 8/19. Off-Broad Street Theatre, Five S. Greenwood Ave., Hopewell; Reservations required: 609-466-2766.

To Be a Pirate A whimsical musical about a man who has always wanted to be a pirate. Closes 8/18. Wedgwood Country Club, 200 Hurfville Rd., Blackwood. www.aftershockentertainment.org. $12, $10 seniors and children 2-12 advance; $15, $13 seniors and children day of show; $35 with optional dinner on 8/17.

Clueless at the Physick Estate Try to solve a mystery while touring the Estate. Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts, 1048 Washington St., Cape May; 609-884-5404. $18.

Let's Host a Murder A murder-themed party gets out of hand, turning all the guests into suspects. Ongoing. Bistro Romano, 120 Lombard St.; Mystery Dinner Theatre Box Office: 215-238-1313. $45.95.

Classical Music

Jersey Shore Pops & Bettine Clemen, Flutist: Hooked on Classics Featuring popular works by Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Rossini, Bizet & Brahms. Middle Township Performing Arts Center, 1 Penkethman Way, Cape May; 800-838-3006. www.jerseyshorepops.org. $25 advance; $40 day of show. 8/18. 12 pm.

Jonathan Lehrer, Carillonneur From Vancouver. Summer Carillon Concerts at Washington Memorial Chapel, Rte. 23, Valley Forge. Free. 8/22. 7:30 pm.

Symphony By the Sea Classical music concert series Avalon Free Library, 235 32nd St., Avalon. Free. 8/18. 7 pm.

Atlantic Coast Opera Festival: Otello Performance of the Verdi opera, featuring the Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra w/conductor Louis Menendez. Ethical Society of Philadelphia, 1906 Rittenhouse Square atlanticcoastoperafestival.org. $25-$35; $18-$35 seniors, students and children. 8/17, 8/18, 8/19.

Atlantic Coast Opera Festival: Otello Performance of the Verdi opera, featuring the Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra w/conductor Louis Menendez. Congregation M'Kor Shalom, 850 E. Evesham Rd., Cherry Hill. atlanticcoastoperafestival.org. $25-$35; $18-$35 seniors, students and children. 8/23.

The Ecstasies Above Presented by The Pennsylvania Academy of Performing Arts & performed by Ariana Women's Choir & Orpheus Men's Choir. Calvary Lutheran Church, 730 New St., West Chester. www.paperforming.org/. $10; $8 students and seniors. 8/18. 7:30 pm.

The Ecstasies Above Presented by The Pennsylvania Academy of Performing Arts & performed by Ariana Women's Choir & Orpheus Men's Choir. St. Paul's Episcopal Church West Whiteland, 1105 E. Lincoln Hwy., Exton. www.paperforming.org/. $10; $8 students and seniors. 8/19. 2 pm.

Dance

Belly Dance with Yareli Take a beginner and intermediate belly dancing class with Yareli. Atrium Dance Studio, 4721 N. Crescent Blvd., Pennsauken. $12. 8/21, 8/21.

Caribbean Festival Reggae, hip-hop, gospel, dancing, steel drum band, arts/crafts show, Caribbean fashions, exotic cuisine & more. Penn's Landing, Spring Garden St. & N. Columbus Blvd.; 215-922-2386. Free. 8/21. 2-8 pm.

Ceili Dance Weekly dance sessions organized by John Shields & Cass Tinney. The Commodore Barry Club (The Irish Center), 6815 Emlen St.; 215-843-8051. 8/22.

Hula & Tahitian Dance Learn Hula and Tahitian dance styles Atrium Dance Studio, 4721 N. Crescent Blvd., Pennsauken. $12. 8/20.

Israeli Dancing -at germantown jewish centre Easy & intermediate level Israeli dance session. Germantown Jewish Centre, 400 W. Ellet St.; 215-844-1507. $5 per session. 8/22.

Latin Night Come listen to the top DJs in the tri-state area playing salsa, chacha, merengue, and more. There will be a buffet meal (BYOB) and lots of dancing. Atrium Dance Studio, 4721 N. Crescent Blvd., Pennsauken. $12. 8/18.

N Jetty M N Jetty M is a Brooklyn-based performance duo between composer Weston Minissali and choreographer Brooke Herr. Highwire Gallery, 2040 Frankford Ave. $5. 8/19. 7:30 pm.

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. 8/21.

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. 8/19.

Tzofim Friendship Caravan Group of 10 Scouts from Israel share their lives in Israel through song, dance & story. Ohev Shalom, 944 Second Street Pike, Richboro. www.israelscouts.org/. Free. 8/17. 7:30-9:30 pm.

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