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Out on the town: Aug. 8

Concerts, theater and more happening around town.

Eddie Bruce

The Box Tops will perform at the Cape May Summer Concert Series on Wednesday, Aug. 8, at Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave. in Cape May, New Jersey, beginning at 8 p.m.

In 1967, the Box Tops burst onto the music scene with their smash hit, The Letter. The song became an international hit, reaching №1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and selling more than 4 four million copies.

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Tickets for this and all other summer concerts (with the exception of the free beach concert) are $48 for reserved seats and can be purchased in person at Cape May Convention Hall or online at DiscoverCapeMayNJ.com

For more information, call 609–884–9565.


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


Tickets are on sale for the Oct. 14 performance of Remembering The Latin Casino: Eddie Bruce and The Swinging Band.

The show will take place at Drexel University’s Mandell Theatre, 33rd and Chestnut streets, at 3 p.m. Doors open at 2:30, and advance tickets are available here.

Singer/bandleader Eddie Bruce stars in this stage show with a swinging, big band and special guest, singer Paula Johns.

Bruce will pay homage to the show business giants who graced the Latin Casino stages from 1948 to 1978, including Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Sammy Davis Jr., Tony Bennett and Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme. ••

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