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PHILADELPHIA GAY NEWS

Diversions

JUNE 5 - 11, 2009

Your guide to arts and entertainment

Theater

Katie Sawicki The out singer-songwriter performs at 7 p.m. June 6 at Tin Angel, 20 N. Second St.; (215) 928-0770.

The Andersen Project The boundary-pushing one-man show inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s stories and starring out French-Canadian actor Yves Jacques runs at 8 p.m. June 11-13 at the Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; (215) 790-5847.

New Kids on the Block The reunited boy band performs at 8 p.m. June 6 at Susquehanna Bank Center, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; (856) 3651300.

Camelot Plays & Players presents the classic musical through June 6, 1714 Delancey Place; (215) 735-0630. Grey Gardens Philadelphia Theatre Company presents the eccentric lives of the reclusive Little Edie Beale and her mother Edith Bouvier Beale, the cousin and aunt of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, respectively, through June 28 at Suzanne Roberts Theater, 480 S. Broad St.; (215) 985-0420. Forbidden Broadway’s Greatest Hits The Walnut Street Theatre presents a tribute to the big shows and bigger legends in this hilarious, loving and endlessly entertaining revue, through June 28 at Independence Studio on 3, 825 Walnut St.; (215) 5743550.

Bjorn Again The ABBA tribute band performs at 3 and 7:30 p.m. June 7 at Sellersville Theater 1894, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville; (215) 257-5808.

SOUNDS GOOD TO US: Show up early for No Doubt’s big comeback tour at 7 p.m. June 11 at Susquehanna Bank Center, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J. Not because you want to get as close as possible to get your ska on with Gwen Stefani (who thankfully has taken a break from her pop solo efforts) and company. It’s because you don’t want to miss opening act The Sounds (pictured). Paramore is on the bill as well, but it’s The Sounds that truly own our hearts, with their Swedish-bred brand of electro-rock and their kick-ass new album, “Crossing The Rubicon.” Being fronted by riveting bi singer Maja Ivarsson doesn’t hurt either. For more information or tickets, call (856) 365-1300.

a villainous Indian, through June 20, 810 N. Whitford Road, Lionville; (610) 3637075.

The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940 Hedgerow Theatre presents Hysteria the popular murder farce, The Wilma Theater presents through June 7, 64 Rose a madcap comedy full of Valley Road, Media; (610) mistaken identities, missing 565-4211. clothing and dazzling surprises set in 1938 The Producers London, through June 14, The Walnut Street Theatre 265 S. Broad St.; (215) presents an all-new 546-7824. production of Mel Brooks’ Tony Award-winning Little Mary Sunshine musical, through July 19, Barley Sheaf Players 825 Walnut St.; (215) 574presents the silly and 3550. wonderful musical with a little bit of everything: Respect: A Musical Colorado Rangers, a Journey of Women stalwart captain, a chorus of Act II Playhouse presents simpering school girls and a high-energy celebration

of just how much women have changed using the best songs of the past 100 years, through June 28, 56 E. Butler Ave., Ambler; (215) 654-0200. The Seafarer Arden Theatre Company presents Broadway’s Tony Award-nominated hit about a collection of misfits on Christmas Eve in Ireland, through June 14 on the F. Otto Haas Stage, 40 N. Second St.; (215) 922-1122. Something Intangible Arden Theatre Company presents the world premiere by celebrated Philadelphia playwright Bruce Graham, set in Hollywood circa 1941, through June 7, 40 N. Second St.; (215) 922-1122.

Thoroughly Modern Millie The Media Theater presents the Tony Award-winning 1920s musical romp, through June 7, 104 E. State St.; (610) 891-0100.

Music classical

Thibaudet Plays Ravel The Philadelphia Orchestra presents Charles Dutoit leading a program of changing musical times, threaded with dancing, at 8 p.m. June 6 and 2 p.m. June 7 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St.; (215) 790-5847. Bruckner Mass in E Minor The Philadelphia Singers present Anton Bruckner’s masterpiece, at 8 p.m. June

11 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St.; (215) 790-5847.

Music other

The Brave and the Bold The Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus will honor centuries of social activists in annual Pride concert, which will feature a guest performance by the Kardon Chorale of the Kardon Institute for Arts Therapy, 8 p.m. June 6 at Lutheran Church of the Holy Communion, 2110 Chestnut St.; (215) 731-9230. Jane’s Addiction and Nine Inch Nails The alt-rock superstars perform at 7 p.m. June 5 at Susquehanna Bank Center, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; (856) 365-1300.

Phish The jam band performs at 8 p.m. June 7 at Susquehanna Bank Center, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; (856) 365-1300. PJ Harvey The alt-rock heroine performs 8 p.m. June 7 at The Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; (215) 9225483. Swing Out Sister The jazzy-pop band performs 7 p.m. June 7 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; (215) 222-1400. Mary Gauthier The out singer-songwriter performs 7:30 p.m. June 7 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; (215) 222-1400. Melissa Ferrick The out musician performs 7 p.m. June 8 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; (215) 222-1400. S.M.V. Acclaimed bassists Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller and Victor Wooten perform at 8 p.m. June 10 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; (215) 5727650.

PGN June 5 - 11, 2009 edition  

The Philadelphia Gay News covers news and entertainment serving the GLBT community in the greater Philadelphia region and beyond.

PGN June 5 - 11, 2009 edition  

The Philadelphia Gay News covers news and entertainment serving the GLBT community in the greater Philadelphia region and beyond.

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