Around Town: June 6, 2018

Catch concerts, music festivals and musicals in Northeast Philadelphia.

Cabaret singer/bandleader Eddie Bruce and pianist/conductor Dean Schneider will team up for a new show, Eddie Bruce Does Broadway, on Friday and Saturday, June 15–16, at The Celebrity Room at Dino’s Backstage, located next to the Keswick Theatre at 287 North Keswick Ave., in Glenside.

Shows begin at 8:30 p.m., with dinner seating at 7 p.m.

For dinner and showroom reservations, call 215–884–2000.

For more information, visit dinosbackstage.com

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More artists have been added to the XPoNential Music Festival, and the daily festival lineup has been announced.

Artists who’ll be joining the previously announced lineup are The National Reserve, Natalie Prass, Fantastic Negrito and Forth Wanderers

WXPN, the non-commercial, member-supported radio station of the University of Pennsylvania, produces the annual summer music festival, which will take place from Friday, July 27, through Sunday, July 29, at Wiggins Park on the Delaware Riverfront in Camden.. The festival also features Friday and Saturday night performances at the adjacent BB&T Pavilion.

Previously announced acts include Blind Boys of Alabama, Darlingside, M.A.K.U. Soundsystem, &More (Donn T & Chill Moody), Greg Sover Band, Matt Cappy and Harmony Woods.

Single- and three-day tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com, the BB&T Pavilion box office or by calling 800–745–3000.

For the daily lineup or more information, go to www.xpnfest.org

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The Walnut Street Theatre will open its 210th season with Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn from Sept. 4 to Oct. 21.

Next, Matilda The Musical will play from Nov. 6 to Jan. 5, 2019.

Ken Ludwig’s A Comedy of Tenors, starring Frank Ferrante, will follow from Jan. 15 to March 4, 2019.

The season will continue with the Tony Award-winning play The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time from March 12 to April 28, 2019.

Finally, Legally Blonde: The Musical will be on stage from May 14 to June 30, 2019.

Five-show subscriptions are available for as little as $100. Individual tickets go on sale in early August.

Call 215–574–3550, Ext. 6 or visit www.WalnutStreetTheatre.org ••