Hey there, Monday night and beyond.
Let’s do it.
The Importance of Being Earnest Because a showing of this beloved Oscar Wilde play after the holiday weekend is always a good idea, especially those who’re in need of a little uplift after all of that always delightfully cray family time yesterday. Which is, like, everybody...so get those tickets now 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….Robin Williams in The Birdcage for life. Enough said. April 4th-July 2nd, Walnut Street Theatre, Independence Studio on 3, various showtimes and ticket prices 825 Walnut St.
Hedwig & The Angry Inch While Hedwig and every other dazzling element contained in this critically acclaimed rock musical won’t be strutting its stuff onto the Forrest Theatre stage until tomorrow night (through Sunday, April 23rd, to be exact), you better get those tickets….because you’ve been gifted a special code by the kind kids at The Kimmel Center—HWFGNA329–that’ll help you save a sexy twenty percent off! Although select performances do apply, don’t miss a chance to chantay, um, straight to this beloved musical before it struts out of town next Sunday. Seriously..don’t. April 18-April 23rd, Forrest Theatre, various showtimes and pricing, 1114 Walnut St.
Sing Your Life Karaoke Now that spring has (finally!!) sprung and May is (already!!) nipping at our fancy stilettos, there’s no better time to let those vocal chords bloom by singing a little song provided by Ms. Sara Sherr and her always in season 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
Betty Who Tonight, sassy and sauce-y Australian pop diva, the always fabulous, Betty Who, is about to hit the stage at Union Transfer (730 pm doors, 830 pm, opening act Verite, 9-ish..Ms. Betty, 1028 Spring Garden St.) for a show (and in support of her fantastic new album, The Valley) that’s guaranteed to cash your Philly live performance paycheck and start your week off in the most incredible way. But before you grab those tickets, get the tea on Betty Who in Philly Mixtape’s latest edition of The 10, because you must.
Queens & Quizzo Besides the fabulous drag thrupl-ing of Navaya Shay, Crystal Electra and resident Philly Mixtape table tosser, Ms. Brittany Lynn all being in one fabulous place every Monday night, the lovely ladies put their wigs, pads and faces together to serve up a Quizzo that’s like no other god damn Quizzo night taking place in Philly right now. All meaning…anything f#$king goes. But you probably already knew that when you saw the name Brittany Lynn. Plus, there’s a chance to win a $500 grand prize! So, go, kween. Every Monday, 7pm-9pm, Bourbon & Branch, 705 N. 2nd St.
Full Front Street Tonight at Full Front Street join your hostess with everythang, the always lovely, Ms. Honeytree Evil Eyefor an epic night of “aspirational babeliness” as Philly Burlesque beauties, Tesla Baretta, Liberty Rose take over the Victoria Freehouse to give you an evening full of tassels truth you’ll simply never forget. And all before the clock strikes Tuesday. Go. Victoria Freehouse, 9pm, 10 S. Front St.
The Fillmore Whether it’s Todrick Hall presents Straight Outta Oz tonight or the (sold out!) PJ Harvey show on Friday night both taking place at the one-and-only, Fillmore Philly or Mod Sun on Tuesday or Drake Night on Wednesday night at wonderful accompanying music lounge, The Foundry, the address of 29 East Allen St. (check those showtimes, kids) has got you covered for your explosive Philly live music needs and wants all week long and beyond.
Angelica Garcia Tomorrow, soft spoken but loud as all hell pop folk singer Angelica Garcia will be stopping by Philly Mixtape to spill some traditional music tea before her big show at Boot & Saddle this Wednesday night, but before she breaks those mugs, get to know her a bit–and you definitely will because those pipes will take you into another dimension–with her feisty, fiery single, “Come.” And then of course, get those tickets. Wednesday, 730 pm, Boot & Saddle, 1121 S. Broad St.
John Patitucci Get ready, guys and gals, because tomorrow night at World Cafe Live, Philadelphia’s highly regarded entertainment non profit, LiveConnections, will be presenting a very, very special evening with legendary bassist and two-time Grammy winner John Patitucci as well as the University of Pennsylvania’s highly acclaimed, Daedalus Quartet, which is sure to be an action-packed evening of entertainment that the City of Brotherly Love will never forget. Meaning…get those tickets. And for much more on Philly’s Live Connections, check this out. Tuesday, World Cafe Live, $25 general admission, $18 students with ID, 3025 Walnut St.