Barefoot in the Park Neil Simon comedy about newlyweds dealing with a rash of problems after moving into a new apartment. Closes 11/4. Surflight Theatre, Beach & Engleside Ave., Harvey Cedars, NJ; 609-492-9477. $36-$54; $18-$27 children 12 and under.
Beams of Heaven Musical play based on the life of gospel composer Dr. Charles A. Tindley. Closes 10/27. Tindley Temple United Methodist Church, 750-762 S. Broad St.; 215-735-0442. $25 advance; $30 day of show.
Blithe Spirit Noel Coward comedy about a man being haunted by his first wife's ghost. Closes 10/28. Steel River Playhouse (formerly Tri-County Performing Arts Center), 245 E. High St., Pottstown; 610-970-1199. $20-$23; $17-$20 seniors; $15-$17 students and children.
Cape May Stage: Poe, Times Two 1-man theatrical adaptations of the Poe stories 'The Cask of Amontillado' & 'The Black Cat.' Closes 11/16. Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank & Lafayette Sts., Cape May; 609-884-1341. www.capemaystage.org. $7.50-$35.
Cape May Stage: The Belle of Amherst A play based on the life of writer Emily Dickinson. Closes 10/27. Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank & Lafayette Sts., Cape May; 609-884-1341. capemaysytage.org. $35; $30 seniors; $15 students.
Cooking With The Calamari Sisters: Mangia Italiano! 'Live broadcast' of a cable channel show hosted by 2 colorful Italian sisters. Closes 11/4. Society Hill Playhouse, 507 S. 8th St.; Reservations required: 215-923-0210. www.thecalamarisisters.com/cooking.html. $45.
Curio Theatre: The Runner Stumbles Milan Stitt's drama about a priest accused of murder in a remote Michigan town. Closes 11/10. Calvary Center for Culture & Community, 801 S. 48th St; 215-525-1350. www.curiotheatre.org. $10-$20.
Elevator Repair Service: The Select (The Sun Also Rises) Unique & vibrant theatrical adaptation of Hemingway's 'The Sun Also Rises.' Closes 11/4. Princeton University - McCarter Theatre, 91 University Pl., Princeton; 609-258-2787. elevator.org. $20-$72.
Freud's Last Session Hit play about an imagined meeting between C.S. Lewis & Sigmund Freud. Closes 12/23. Arden Theatre, 40 N. 2d St.; 215-922-1122. $36-$48.
Gas & Electric Arts: Behind the Eye Philadelphia premiere of Carson Kreitzer's story about the life of World War II photographer Lee Miller. Closes 11/18. Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre, 2111 Sansom St.; Box Office: 215-496-8001. www.gasandelectricarts.org. $20-$25; $16 students.
Greater Ocean City Theatre Company: A Family Reunion to Die For Comedic murder mystery set during a family reunion. Closes 10/28. Ocean City Music Pier, Moorlyn & the Boardwalk, Ocean City; 609-525-9291. oceancitytheatrecompany.com. $10.
Gutenberg! The Musical 2 aspiring playwrights try to get backers for their new work, a musical about printing press inventor Johann Gutenberg. Closes 11/4. Act II Playhouse, 56 E. Butler Ave., Ambler; Box Office: 215-654-0200. $33-$38; $15-$20 students.
Hairspray A teenager wins a spot on a TV dance program, then launches a campaign for social justice. Closes 11/4. Media Theatre for the Performing Arts, 104 E. State St., Media; 610-891-0100. $49; $44 seniors; $27 children.
Howard Zinn's Voices of a People's History Readings of speeches, letters, poems & other documents written by American activists through the years. Closes 11/10. Waterfront South Theatre, 400 Jasper St., Camden; 866-811-4111. $25.
Magic Mood Male Review Male dancers/performers, drink specials & door prizes. Ongoing. Moodswing Nightclub, 3421 Kirkwood Hwy., Marshallton, Del. $10.
Mark Twain: Sacred Cows Make the Best Hamburgers An actor portraying Twain shares some of the author's classic writings + some of his lesser-known works. Closes 11/4. People's Light & Theatre Company, 39 Conestoga Rd., Malvern; 610-644-3500. $35-$40; $25 children 17 and under.
Murder Mystery: The Borden Tragedy Re-creation of the chain of events on the day of the still-unsolved Borden murders. Closes 10/28. Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken St. $16.
Next to Normal Pulitzer-winning musical drama about a family in crisis. Closes 11/4. Arden Theatre, 40 N. 2d St.; 215-922-1122.
Philadelphia Theatre Company: Stars of David A musical adaptation of Abigail Pogrebin's best-selling book. Closes 11/18. Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad St.; 215-985-0420. philadelphiatheatrecompany.org/shows/starsofdavid/. $51-$79.
Pretty Fire Award-winning play about families & growing up black in America. Closes 11/18. Theatre Horizon, 401 DeKalb St., Norristown. Donation suggested: $10; $22.
Raw Yankee Theater: Ruthless Spouse A desparate man's decision leaves his wife in a compromising position. Closes 11/4. The Rotunda, 4014 Walnut St. www.facebook.com/RuthlessSpouse. $15; $10 students.
Roundabout Theatre Company: Anything Goes Tony-winning musical featuring popular Cole Porter tunes like 'You're the Top' & the title song, Closes 11/4. DuPont Theatre, 1007 N. Market St., Wilmington; 1-800-338-0881.
Sherlock Holmes & the Crucifer of Blood A missing soldier's past harbors a mysterious secret in this stage adaptation of 'The Sign of the Four.' Closes 11/25. Hedgerow Theatre, 64 Rose Valley Rd., Media; 610-565-4211. $25-$32; $22-$29 seniors; $10 students and children.
Sleeping Beauty (& Friends) Fairy godmothers try to keep a princess safe from a curse involving spinning wheels. Closes 10/28. Montgomery Theater, 124 N. Main St., Souderton; 215-723-9984. $10.
Stoker's Dracula: A Solo Tale of Terror Josh Hitchens' adaptation of Bram Stoker's tale of terror. Closes 10/31. Calvary Center for Culture & Community, 801 S. 48th St; 215-525-1350. $15.
The Assassination of Jesse James Part of the American Vaudeville Festival. Presented by EgoPo. Closes 10/28. Plays & Players Theatre, 1714 Delancey Pl.; Reservations required: 215-735-0630 or 1-800-595-4849. $20-$50.
The Liar David Ives' adaptation of the French farce. Closes 12/2. Lantern Theater at St. Stephen's Theater, 10th & Ludlow Sts.; 215-829-0395. $10-$38.
The Monsters of Broadway Revue featuring tunes from musicals that feature witches, monsters or other villains. Benefits Grand View Hospital. Closes 10/30. Sellersville Theater 1894, Main St. & Temple Ave., Sellersville; 215-257-5808. $15-$20.
The Outgoing Tide A man's plan to secure his family's future is not well-received by his wife & son. Closes 10/28. Delaware Theatre Company, 200 Water St., Wilmington; Box Office: 302-594-1100. $35-$49.
The Rocky Horror Show Downtown Performing Arts Center presents the hit comic rock musical. Closes 10/28. New Hope Arts Center, 2 Stockton Ave., New Hope. $22 advance; $25 day of show.
Tiny Dynamite: A Play, A Pie & A Pint Featuring several short, diverse works. Closes 10/26. MilkBoy Coffee, 2 E. Lancaster Ave., Ardmore; 610-645-5269. www.tinydynamite.org. $15.
What a Glorious Feeling The story of the behind-the-scenes love triangle that took place during the filming of 'Singin' in the Rain.' Closes 11/18. Bristol Riverside Theatre, 120 Radcliffe St., Bristol; 215-785-0100. $41-$54; $32.80-$39.20 military with ID; $15 students 25 and under.
MN Players: A Charlie Brown Halloween Based on the Charles Schulz characters. Closes 10/28. Swarthmore United Methodist Church, 129 Park Ave., Swarthmore. $9. Boeing Boeing A man's fiancee-juggling ways are jeopardized when all three women come to town at the same time. Closes 10/28. Camden County College - Blackwood Campus, College Dr., Blackwood. $15; $10 seniors and children.
Once Upon a Mattress A kingdom in need of a real princess manages to find one, but she's not quite what they expected. Closes 11/3. Players Club of Swarthmore, 614 Fairview Rd., Swarthmore; TheaterMania: 866-811-4111. $25; $13 children 18 and under.
Plaza Suite 3 one-act plays about couples staying in a NY hotel suite during different phases of their relationships. Closes 11/3. Footlighters Theater, 58 Main Ave., Berwyn; Box Office: 610-296-9245. $14.
The Wildest, Hip, Cool & Swinging Celebration of the musical legacy of Louis Prima, Keely Smith & others from their era. Closes 11/10. Off-Broad Street Theatre, 5 S. Greenwood Ave., Hopewell; Reservations required: 609-466-2766.
Titanic: The Musical Tony-winning musical about the journey of the ill-fated Titanic. Closes 11/3. Haddonfield Plays & Players, 957 E. Atlantic Ave., Haddonfield; 856-429-8139. $20.
Zombie Prom Hilarious rock musical. Closes 11/4. Playcrafters Theatre, 2011 Store Rd., Skippack; Reservations recommended: 610-584-4005. $15.
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.
Murder Mystery Dinner: A Foul Weather Fiend Rivalries & resentments among members of an arts group soon lead to murder. Closes 10/27. Inn of Cape May, 7 Ocean St., Cape May; 609-884-5404. www.capemaymac.org. $45; $15 children.
Murder Mystery Luncheon: A Foul Weather Fiend Rivalries & resentments among members of an arts group soon lead to murder. Closes 10/28. Inn of Cape May, 7 Ocean St., Cape May; 609-884-5404. www.capemaymac.org. $30; $15 children.
Mystery Dinner Theatre & Masquerade: Greased A killer stalks a group of high school students in the 1950s. Closes 10/27. The Willows Mansion & Estate, 490 Darby Paoli Rd., Wayne; 610-688-5600. $70.
Classical Music Ama Deus Ensemble
Union of Vox Ama Deus' vocal & instrumental ensembles. Performing baroque & classical music from the likes of Mozart, Beethoven & Brahms. Kimmel Center, Broad & Spruce Sts.; 215-893-1999. voxamadeus.org. $20-$70. 10/26. 8 pm.
Bay-Atlantic Symphony: Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 W/the Stockton Oratorio Society Chorale & Choral Arts of Southern New Jersey. Cumberland County College - Frank Guaracini, Jr. Fine & Performing Arts Center, Sherman Ave. & College Dr., Vineland, NJ; 856-692-8499. bayatlanticsymphony.org. $25. 10/27. 8 pm. Also Stockton Performing Arts Center, College Dr., Galloway; 609-652-9000. bayatlanticsymphony.org. $25. 10/28. 2 pm.
Blackmore's Night Founder Ritchie Blackmore is formerly of Deep Purple & Rainbow. World Cafe Live at the Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington. blackmoresnight.com/. $41-$51 advance; $45-$55 day of show. 10/28. 7 pm.
Bucks County Choral Society: Rachmaninoff All Night Vigil A cappella choral concert. Our Lady of Guadalupe, 5175 Cold Spring Creamery Rd., Doylestown. $20; $10 students. 10/28. 4 pm.
Dan Blacksberg & Jay Campbell: Double Solos - Trombone/Cello Trombonist & cellist perform works by John Cage. Philadelphia Art Alliance, 251 S. 18th St. $12. 10/30. 8 pm.
Elysian Camerata Philadelphia-based instrumental chamber ensemble. The Church of St. Asaph, Conshohocken State Rd., Bala Cynwyd; 610-664-0966. www.elysiancamerata.org. $15. 10/28. 3 pm.
Five Fridays Benefit Concert: Alexandre Moutouzkine, Pianist Pianist performs as part of a benefit for Face-to-Face Germantown & the Interfaith Hospitality Network of NW Phil. St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 22 E. Chestnut Hill Ave. $25; $15 students and seniors. 10/26. 7:30-9 pm.
Joseph Kubera, Pianist: Music of Changes Kubera performs John Cage's 'Music of Changes,' in which he applied the principles of I Ching to the composition process. Trinity Center for Urban Life, 2212 Spruce St. $15. 11/1. 8 pm.
Leon Bates, Pianist Concert of works by Beethoven, Chopin, Ravel & George Gershwin. Woodmere Art Museum, 9201 Germantown Ave.; 215-247-0476. $20. 10/28. 3-4:30 pm.
Lower Merion Symphony Orchestra: Mark Gigliotti, Conductor Concert of works by Sarasate, Massenet, Tchaikovsky & Rossini. Rosemont College, 1400 Montgomery Ave., Bryn Mawr; 610-527-0200. www.lowermerionsymphony.org. Donations accepted. 10/28. 3 pm.
Margaret Leng Tan, Pianist: Sonatas & Interludes A John Cage composition in which items like screws & bits of rubber transform the sound of the piano. Curtis Institute of Music, 1726 Locust St. $15. 10/28. 8 pm.
Mark Shockey: Classics on Piano Beethoven, Chopin, Bartok, and more. First Baptist Church of Haddonfield, 124 Kings Hwy. E., Haddonfield. $5. 10/28. 4 pm.
PCMS Concert: Jeremy Denk, Pianist Works by Liszt, Liszt/Wagner & Brahms. Kimmel Center, Broad & Spruce Sts.; 215-569-8080. www.pcmsconcerts.org. $24. 10/30. 8 pm.
PCMS Concert: Musicians From Marlboro I Young performers from VT's Marlboro Music Festival are joined by experienced artists for a concert of works by Haydn, Ligeti & Mendelssohn. Kimmel Center, Broad & Spruce Sts.; 215-569-8080. www.pcmsconcerts.org. $24. 10/29. 8 pm.
Philadelphia Orchestra: Bell, Bernstein & Brahms Concert of works by Gabriela Lena Frank, Bernstein & Brahms, w/Yannick Nezet-Seguin conducting & Joshua Bell featured on violin. Kimmel Center, Broad & Spruce Sts.; 215-893-1999. www.philorch.org. 10/26, 10/27.
Philadelphia Orchestra: Chamber Music Concert I Small ensembles are joined by guest artists to perform a variety of music. Kimmel Center, Broad & Spruce Sts.; 215-893-1999. www.philorch.org. 10/28. 3 pm.
Philadelphia Orchestra: Cowboys, Caballeros & Copland Concert/program exploring the music of Aaron Copland. Jamie Bernstein hosts, w/Cristian Macelaru conducting. Kimmel Center, Broad & Spruce Sts.; 215-893-1999. www.philorch.org. 10/27. 11:30 am.
Philadelphia Orchestra: Sounds of America Concert of works by Barber, Gershwin, Copland & Sierra, w/Giancarlo Guerrero conducting. Kimmel Center, Broad & Spruce Sts.; 215-893-1999. www.philorch.org. $26-$122. 11/1.
Renaissance British pop group headed up by Annie Haslam & Michael Dunford. Keswick Theatre, 291 Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650. renaissancetouring.com. $39.50-$65. 10/26. 8 pm.
Temple University Symphony Orchestra: Luis Biava, Conductor Concert of works by Dvorak, Barber & Ravel. Temple University - Temple Performing Arts Center, 1837 N Broad St.; Liacouras Center Box Office: 1-800-298-4200. Free. 10/26. 7:30 pm.
Temple University Wind Symphony: Emily Threinen, Conductor Temple students perform. Temple University - Temple Performing Arts Center, 1837 N Broad St.; Liacouras Center Box Office: 1-800-298-4200. Free. 10/31.
The Buxtehude Consort Vocal & period instrument baroque chamber ensemble based in Philadelphia. Church of the Crucifixion, 620 S. Eighth St. www.buxtehudeconsort.org. 10/26. 8 pm. Also St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 22 E. Chestnut Hill Ave. 10/27. 8 pm.
Ursinus College String Ensemble Bomberger Auditorium. Free, no tickets required, open to public. Ursinus College, 601 E. Main St., Collegeville; 610-409-3000. 10/27. 7:30 pm.
Amici Opera Company: Attila Verdi opera based on a play by Freidrich Ludwig Zacharias Werner. Dock Woods Community Center, 275 Dock Dr., Lansdale; 215-224-0257. $25. 10/28. 2:30 pm.
Philadelphia Singers 215-751-9494. Church of the Good Samaritan, 212 Lancaster Ave., Paoli. www.philadelphiasingers.org. Free. 10/27. 7:30 pm.
Philadelphia Singers 215-751-9494. Rittenhouse Square, 1800 Walnut St.; 215-625-9255. www.philadelphiasingers.org. Free. 10/28. 3 pm.
Temple University Concert Choir & Schola Cantorum Coralina Temple's Concert Choir performs Grant, Josquin, Boyce, MacMillan & others, w/guest choir from Cuba. Temple University - Temple Performing Arts Center, 1837 N Broad St.; Liacouras Center Box Office: 1-800-298-4200. Free. 10/30. 7:30 pm.
Dance Atlantic City Ballet: Dracula
3-act ballet based on the Bram Stoker novel. Landis Theater, 818 E. Landis Ave., Vineland, NJ. www.acbt.org
. $30; $28 seniors; $15 children. 10/27. 8 pm.
Ceili Dance Weekly sessions organized by John Shields & Cass Tinney. Commodore Barry Club (The Irish Center), 6815 Emlen St.; 215-843-8051. 10/31.
Double Bill Miller Rothlein presents two shows. Crane Arts Old School White Space, 1417 N. 2d St. $20. 11/1.
Escape Velocity Dance Company Works choreographed, performed & produced by Ursinus students. Ursinus College, 601 E. Main St., Collegeville; Reservations: firstname.lastname@example.org. $2; $1 students and seniors. 10/26-27.
Experience Dance Day High school students can learn about dance classes at Stockton. Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, 101 Vera King Farris Dr., Galloway; Reservations required: 609-652-4891. Free. 10/26.
Israeli Dancing Easy & intermediate level session. Germantown Jewish Centre, 400 W. Ellet St.; 215-844-1507. $5. 10/28.
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. 10/30.
Pennsylvania Ballet: Giselle Romantic ballet about a peasant girl who falls for a prince. Academy of Music, Broad & Locust Sts.; Box Office: 215-893-1999. www.paballet.org. $15-$125. 10/27-28.
PhillyBloco Modeled after blocos of Rio de Janeiro. The Blockley, 38th & Chestnut St.; 215-222-1234. phillybloco.com/about-the-music. $12-$15. 10/27. 9 pm.
Traditional Irish Music Session Features local set & step dancers & musicians. Those who play instruments are welcome to join. Plough & The Stars, 123 Chestnut St.; 215-733-0300. Free. 10/28.
Other performances Back in Time Soul Sessions
Time, 1315 Sansom St. Free.
Eddie Bruce Cabaret musician with over 25 years experience. SugarHouse Casino, 1001 N. Delaware Ave. Free.
My Barbarian A local performance group. Institute of Contemporary Art, 118 S. 36th St.; 215-898-7108. Free. 10/28. 2 pm.