A Minor Cycle: Five Little Plays In One Starry Night Short plays influenced by traditional Japanese theatre forms. Closes 2/9. Painted Bride Art Center, 230 Vine St.; 215-925-9914. $25 advance; $30 day of show.
An Ideal Husband A respected politician must ask his party-loving best friend for help when his past comes back to haunt him. Closes 3/3. Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550. $10-$85.
An Infinite Ache The story of the changing relationship between a Jewish man & Asian woman. Closes 2/17. Theatre Horizon, 401 DeKalb St., Norristown; 610-283-2230. $31; $29 seniors; $25 students.
Applied Mechanics: Some Other Mettle Promenade-style theatre in which the audience is free to wander around & view scenes taking place at the same time. Closes 2/9. Annenberg Center - Harold Prince Theatre, 3680 Walnut St.; 215-898-6701. $20-$30.
Assassin A former NFL player in search of redemption finds himself forced to deal with a lawyer & revelations about his past. Closes 2/10. Adrienne Theatre, 2030 Sansom St.; 215-568-8079. interacttheatre.org. $20-$35.
Bad Dates A woman contends with life's challenges even as she tries to find a suitable romantic partner. Closes 2/24. Montgomery Theater, 124 N. Main St., Souderton; 215-723-9984. $20.
Boeing Boeing A man who's been juggling airline stewardess fiancees gets in a bind when they all arrive in town at once. Closes 2/10. Delaware Theatre Company, 200 Water St., Wilmington; Box Office: 302-594-1100. $35-$49.
Cooking With The Calamari Sisters: Mangia Italiano! 'Live broadcast' of a cable show hosted by 2 colorful sisters. Closes 3/10. Society Hill Playhouse, 507 S. 8th St.; Reservations required: 215-923-0210. www.thecalamarisisters.com/cooking.html. $45.
Curio Theatre: Equus Peter Shaffer's psychological drama. Closes 2/16. Calvary Center for Culture & Community, 801 S. 48th St; 215-525-1350. $10-$20.
Death Is A Drag - Murder Mystery Dinner Show An evening out with Bootless Stageworks. Closes 2/8. Wilmington Elks Lodge #307, 1310 Carruthers Lane, Wilmington. www.bootless.org. $35; $60 per couple.
Deathtrap A successful playwright who's hit a dry spell schemes to steal one of his students' works. Closes 2/17. Bristol Riverside Theatre, 120 Radcliffe St., Bristol; 215-785-0100. $35-$45; $28-$36 military; $10 students 25 and under.
Endgame Play by Nobel Prize winner Samuel Beckett. Closes 3/10. Arden Theatre, 40 N. 2d St.; 215-922-1122. $15-$48.
John Waters Film director Waters presents a solo show based on his career & interests. Closes 2/9. Grand Opera House, 818 N. Market St., Wilmington; 800-374-7263. $33-$40.
Legally Blonde: The Musical Adaptation of the Reese Witherspoon movie. Closes 2/9. Ritz Theatre Company, 915 White Horse Pike, Oaklyn; 856-858-5230. $25-$35.
Lungs In a time of global anxiety & political unrest, a young couple contemplate having a child. Closes 2/16. Adrienne Theatre, 2030 Sansom St.; 866-811-4111. www.lunatheater.org/. $15-$30.
Muswell Hill 6 Londonites cope with life's ups & downs while the world watches Haiti deal with the aftermath of a massive earthquake. Closes 2/24. Villanova University - Vasey Hall, 800 E. Lancaster Ave., Villanova; 610-519-7474. $19-$25.
Peek-a-Boo Revue Philadelphia's premier burlesque show. Closes 2/9. World Cafe Live at the Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington. www.peekaboorevue.com. $20.
Peek-a-Boo Revue: Blow Me a Kiss Philadelphia's premier burlesque show. Closes 2/8. Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888. www.peekaboorevue.com. $20.
Sister's Easter Catechism: Will My Bunny Go to Heaven? Celebrate the Easter season with Sister. Closes 2/10. Stockton Performing Arts Center, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway, NJ ; 609-652-9000. $20-$35.
Strictly Platonic A chauvinistic ex-jock must reconsider his views when he unexpectedly falls in love. Closes 3/3. Hedgerow Theatre, 64 Rose Valley Rd., Media; 610-565-4211. $32; $29 seniors; $10 students.
The Beauty Queen of Leenane A woman's new romance leads to clashes with her manipulative mother. Closes 2/10. Lantern Theater at St. Stephen's Theater, 10th & Ludlow Sts.; 215-829-0395. $30-$38.
The Mountaintop Award-winning drama that imagines one night in the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, just prior to his assassination. Closes 2/17. Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad St.; 215-985-0420. $46-$59.
The Vagina Monologues Benefit production of Eve Ensler's play. Proceeds go to A Woman's Place. Closes 2/17. Bucks County Playhouse, 70 S. Main St., New Hope; 215-862-2121. $29-$65.
The Winter's Tale Decades-spanning story about royalty, betrayal, revenge, & ultimately transformation & forgiveness. Closes 3/3. People's Light & Theatre Company, 39 Conestoga Rd., Malvern; 610-644-3500. $25-$45; $25 children 17 and under.
Theatre Exile: The North Plan Dark comedy about a federal worker who flees to the Ozarks after martial law is declared & the challenges he runs into there. Closes 3/3. The Latvian Society of Philadelphia (Philadelphia Society of Free Letts), 531 N. 7th St.; 215-218-4022. theatreexile.org. $10-$37.
With a Song in My Heart 5 vocalists & a live band present hits from the '20s through '40s. Closes 2/17. Broadway Theatre of Pitman, 43 S. Broadway, Pitman; Box Office: 856-384-8381. $20.
Alexander & the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day Theatrical adaptation of the Judith Viorst book. Closes 2/9. Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550. $10-$16.
Alexander & the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day Theatrical adaptation of the Judith Viorst book. Closes 2/17. Players Club of Swarthmore, 614 Fairview Rd., Swarthmore; TheaterMania: 866-811-4111. $10; $8 under 12.
Alice in Wonderland A fun, interactive musical based on the tale of the girl who falls down a rabbit hole & meets crazy characters. Closes 2/23. Media Theatre for the Performing Arts, 104 E. State St., Media; 610-891-0100. $10-$12.
American Theater for Youth: Black Journey High-spirited production celebrating heritage & tradition. Closes 2/15. Kimmel Center, Broad & Spruce Sts.; 215-893-1999. www.atafy.org. $13.50.
Angelina Ballerina The Musical A young girl & her dancer friends get the chance to perform for a famous visitor. Closes 2/10. Grand Opera House, 818 N. Market St., Wilmington; 1-800-374-7263. angelinaballerinathemusical.com/tour.html. $26.
Children's Theatre Classes Acting exercises for children. Glen Foerd on the Delaware, 5001 Grant Ave.; registration required: 215-632-5330. $100.
Family Stages: The Jungle Book Theatrical adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's tale. Closes 2/11. Augustus Lutheran Church, 717 W. Main St., Collegeville; Reservations required: 215-886-9341. www.familystages.org. $10.
Oklahoma! Rodgers & Hammerstein musical. Closes 2/9. McKinley Elementary School, 370 Cedar Rd., Elkins Park.
Theatreworks USA: Click, Clack, Moo - Cows That Type Stage adaptation of the Caldecott Award-winning children's book. Closes 2/10. Cumberland County College - Frank Guaracini Jr. Fine & Performing Arts Center, Sherman Ave. & College Dr., Vineland; 856-692-8499. www.theatreworksusa.org. $5.
Actors' Net: Dracula An exciting new adaptation of the Bram Stoker horror/thriller. Closes 2/10. Morrisville Heritage Center, 635 N. Delmorr Ave., Morrisville; reservations required: 215-428-0217. www.actorsnetbucks.org. $20; $17 seniors; $10 under 12.
Grey Gardens Musical about an eccentric mother & daughter who live together in a run-down mansion. Closes 2/23. Players Club of Swarthmore, 614 Fairview Rd., Swarthmore; TheaterMania: 866-811-4111. $25; $13 students.
Jake's Women Comedic drama by Neil Simon. Closes 2/16. Colonial Playhouse, Ridley Ave., Clifton Heights; Box Office: 610-622-5773. $11-$12; $8 children under 12.
Messiah on the Frigidaire A small town is thrust into the evangelical spotlight when an image of Jesus appears on a refrigerator in a trailer park. Closes 2/23. Bridge Players Theatre at Broad Street United Methodist Church, 36 E Broad St., Burlington; 609-386-0155. $20; $45 dinner/theater package.
Moving Mountains An aging widower looking for romance sets out to win over a recent widow who seems impervious to his charms. Closes 2/9. Off-Broad Street Theatre, 5 S. Greenwood Ave., Hopewell, NJ; Reservations required: 609-466-2766.
Nunsense Musical comedy featuring the Little Sisters of Hoboken. Closes 2/13. Newtown Theatre, 120 N. State St., Newtown; 215-860-7058. $20-$23.
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Tony Award-winning musical comedy. Closes 2/17. Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, 101 Vera King Farris Dr., Galloway; 609-652-9000. $8; $6 seniors and students.
The Full Monty A group of unemployed steelworkers decide to raise some money by becoming male strippers. Closes 3/2. Haddonfield Plays & Players, 957 E. Atlantic Ave., Haddonfield; 856-429-8139. $20.
The Miracle Worker Story of Helen Keller & her teacher Annie Sullivan. 2/16 performance includes sign interpretation. Closes 2/16. Camden County College - Dennis Flyer Theatre at Lincoln Hall, 200 College Dr., Blackwood; Mainstage Center: 856-227-3091. $12-$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 Allentown Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Diane Wittry leads the orchestra through works by M. Ravel, G. Faure, Dukas and more. Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown; 610-432-6715. 2/9, 2/10.
East Coast Chamber Orchestra 14-piece, conductorless chamber orchestra presents a concert of works by Tchaikovsky, Mozart & Geminiani. Princeton University - Richardson Auditorium, Nassau St. & University Pl., Princeton; 609-258-5000. $10; $5 students. 2/12. 7:30 pm.
Horszowski Trio Two-time Grammy-nominated violinist Jesse Mills, founding cellist of the Daedalus Quartet Raman Ramakrishnan, and pianist Rieko Aizawa make up the Horszowski Trio. Eastern University - McInnis Auditorium, 1300 Eagle Rd., Wayne; 610-649-2517. $20; $15 seniors; free for students. 2/10. 2:30 pm.
Learning to Listen: Curtis Institute Students/The Mozart Horn Quintet Musicians perform & discuss classical works in a salonlike atmosphere. Bryn Mawr College - Goodhart Hall, 101 N. Merion Ave., Bryn Mawr; 610-526-5210. Free. 2/9. 7 pm.
Lindsey Stirling Violinist whose unique sound incorporates elements of many genres, including electronic & hip-hop music. Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888. $18.50 advance; $20 day of show. 2/12. 8 pm.
Matthew Slotkin, Guitarist Classical guitarist Slotkin is a performer, teacher and scholar. A commitment to contemporary music has resulted in the premieres of works by such composers as John Anthony Lennon, Scott Lindroth, John Orfe and more. Settlement Music School - Mary Louise Curtis Branch, 416 Queen St.; 215-336-0400. www.matthewslotkin.com. $25; $15 students; $10 PCGS Members; free under 12. 2/10. 3 pm.
PCMS Concert: Daedalus Quartet With Nokuthula Ngwenyama, Violist Works by Mendelssohn, Berg & Dvorak. Kimmel Center, Broad & Spruce Sts.; 215-569-8080. www.pcmsconcerts.org. $24; $10 students. 2/8. 8 pm.
PCMS Concert: ECCO Chamber orchestra performs works by Mozart, Britten, Purcell & Bartok. Kimmel Center, Broad & Spruce Sts.; 215-569-8080. www.pcmsconcerts.org. $24; $10 students. 2/10. 3 pm.
Philadelphia Orchestra: Carmina Burana Concert of works by Haydn, Hummel & Orff (w/Philadelphia Singers Chorale.) Kimmel Center, Broad & Spruce Sts.; 215-893-1999. www.philorch.org. $67-$137. 2/14.
Student Harp Recital Works by Prokofiev, Britten, Faure, Damase & Renie. Princeton University - Taplin Auditorium, Washington Rd., Princeton. Free. 2/14. 7:30 pm.
Trio Cleonice Concert of works by Beethoven & Schubert. Woodmere Art Museum, 9201 Germantown Ave.; 215-247-0476. $20. 2/10. 3-4:30 pm.