Sunday Funday Evening & Beyond Entertainment Mixtape

By Patrick DeMarco

The upcoming weather forecast this week plus all of these fun things to do in Philly tonight and beyond equals….it’s all to you to simply do it all. 

Let’s go. 

The Importance of Being Earnest Because a showing of this beloved Oscar Wilde play this week is always a good idea, especially for those who prefer a not-so-wild one. But of course it will be every bit as entertaining, so get those tickets because it’s only here until April 30th. Various dates, times and ticket prices, 825 Walnut St.

Jerry’s Girls Keep those Philly theater vibes going and grab those tickets for a magical evening jam-packed with the music of Jerry Herman and some of Broadway’s best musicals, including Hello Dolly!, Mame, Mack and Mabel, Dear World and La Cage Aux Folles. What it all comes down to is….Bea Arthur as Vera Charles for life. Enough said. April 4th-July 2nd, Walnut Street Theatre, Independence Studio on 3, various showtimes, &35-40, 825 Walnut St.

Sing Your Life Karaoke Now that April has arrived, there’s no better time to let those vocal chords bloom by singing a little song provided by Ms. Sara Sherr and her Sing Your Life Karaoke collection at any one of these fabulous Philly locations listed below. Sun, 9-2 Bob and Barbara’s, 1509 South Street Tues, 9-2 12 Steps Down, 9th and Christian Thurs, 9-2 W/N W/N 931 Spring Garden, Fri, 9-1 Southhouse, 2535 S. 13th St. Saturday, 9-1:45 Les & Doreen’s Happy Tap,1301 E Susquehanna Ave

What We Do Is Secret Gird your Sunday Funday evening loins because DJ Carl Michaels and Ryan Grotz are back to stir up Stir with those delicious grooves for round two of this red-hot new Philly event that’s guaranteed to put the “werk” in your week before the clock strikes Monday. Now, dance. It’s that f#$king simple. Tonight, Stir, 10pm, 1705 Chancellor St.

Showtunes Sundays If last night’s packed floor at TOC was any indication, tonight’s edition of SS is going to be an extra woke serving of “yaaaaas” that the Gayborhood isn’t ready for. Oh, wait, yaaaas it is. Tavern on Camac, 9pm-2am, 243 South Camac St

Sinful Sundays Because it’s called respect and love for the werk provided by The Goddess Isis, Navaya Shay, Satine Harlow, Omyra Lynn and Brooklyn Ford they get ready to serve you lip synched life and so much more in the Gayborhood‘s longest running–and most professional–weekend local drag spectacle. Tabu, 10 pm, 200 South 12h. St.

Full Front Street  Along with those delightful temperatures that will be owning our lives this week, the cast of this week’s FFS will be owning our Philly entertainment lives as HoneyTree Evil Eye, Mika Romantic, Samora Kunt and Ms. Red are more than ready to serve you with all of their fierceness just as your Monday winds down. Or in this event’s case…winds back up. Be there. Monday, 9pm, 10 S. Front St. 

Jain First, get down to the funkdafied, twangy sounds of Ms. Jain’s “Come,” below and then grab those tickets to see her takeover The Foundry tomorrow night. 730 pm, The Foundry, 1000 Frankford Avenue 

Carol Burnett  No, you’re not hallucinating….living entertainment legend Ms. Carol Burnett is coming to The Academy of Music this Tuesday night for a very special show where you (meaning you so get those tickets) get to ask the questions and she will spill it all. Here’s one…how come she wasn’t on more than one episode of Desperate Housewives playing Bree’s (Marcia Cross) stepmom, Eleanor? Maybe we’ll find out this week. Tuesday, 730 pm, The Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St. 

Edugaytion Presents Steel Magnolias  It’s time to listen up, kween, because Ms. Bev is teaming up with Tavern on Camac this week to educate y’all on the classic ’80s film Steel Magnolias for round one of this new event that will get us all drinking our juice in no time. Throw in some fabulous drink specials–including the “Drink Your Juice, Shelby,” naturally, as well as movie trivia and a chance to dress up as your favorite Magnolias mistresses. And be sure to get there early for the best seats, kids! Wednesday, 8pm, Tavern on Camac, 243 S. Camac St. 

The Shady Bunch  The return of the shadiest show in town is back and Ms. Aloe Vera’s got the gurls–Vinchelle, Sutton Fierce and newly crowned Miss. Everything 5 winner Areola Grande and Mr. Turnpyke’s got the boys–Sharp Robert, Babyface Reid and Josh Schonewolf–and you’ve got a chance to witness it all, um, go down this Wednesday night at Tabu. Don’t miss it! Wednesday, 9pm, Tabu, 200 South 12th St. 

Bradley’s Bucks Because you’ve been such good boys and gurls, Franky Bradley’s all male dance troupe are back this week, and well, you know what that means…get ready to be taken away into an evening of pure entertainment with some of the most strapping talent Philly has ever seen. Seriously…go.  Thursday, 9 pm, Franky Bradley’s, 1320 Chancellor St. 

Big Sean  Because you really want to know if Ms. Arians Grande is going to support her man when he stops by The Fillmore this Wednesday night. Or, maybe you’re just a really big, um, Big Sean fan and can’t wait for this one. Either way..get those tickets.  Wednesday, 8pm, The Fillmore, 29 East Allen St. 

Why?  Why ask why when you have a chance to see Why? take over Philly this week. Bag those tickets up.  Thursday, 730 pm, Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St. 

For much, much more Philly goings on this week and beyond, dive into Philly Mixtape right here and also check out your official 2017 Spring Concert Calendar starting 500 of this season’s hottest shows over three dozen of the city’s most woke venues. Yas. 

 Category: 15 Philly Events

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