14 Awesome Performing Arts Shows In Philly This November

Your guide to Philadelphia theater and dance this month...

There’s lots to be thankful for this November, including more than a dozen great theater and dance shows on the docket in Philadelphia.

Philly stages large and small serve up children’s classics, world-premiere theater and contemporary ballet in a smorgasbord of performing-arts delights.

Enjoy the crisp fall evenings with some theater or dance this November.

Warplay

OverplayPhoto by Johanna Austin for Azuka Theatre

A thoroughly contemporary retelling of a famous friendship from Homer's The Illiad provokes laughter and raises questions of love and manhood in a time of war.

Warplay

When:Through Sunday, November 18 (select dates)
Where:The Drake Theater, 302 S. Hicks Street
Cost:Pay what you wish

www.azukatheatre.org

Salt Pepper Ketchup

A timely play by a local playwright examines gentrification and community in a world premiere from InterAct Theatre Company.

Salt Pepper Ketchup

When:Through Sunday, November 18 (select dates)
Where:The Drake Theater, 302 S. Hicks Street
Cost:$15-$40

www.interacttheatre.org

Immigrant Kitchen

Every Sunday and Monday, Shreshth Khilani invites eight guests to enjoy delectable Indian cuisine and intimate storytelling.

Immigrant Kitchen

When:Through Monday, December 3
Where:Shreshth's Kitchen, 5203 Cedar Avenue
Cost:Free

www.shreshthkhilani.com

A Doll's House, Part 2

A Doll's House, Part 2Photo courtesy The Arden Theatre Company

The Arden Theatre Company reopens the door to Henrik Ibsen's feminist classic with a staging of the hit Broadway sequel.

A Doll's House, Part 2

When:Through Sunday, December 9 (select dates)
Where:Arden Theatre Company, 40 N. 2nd Street
Cost:$18-$52

www.ardentheatre.org

Matilda the Musical

Actors in Matilda the MusicalPhoto courtesy Walnut Street Theatre

An energetic musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's endearing supernatural children's book.

Matilda the Musical

When:Through Sunday, January 6 (select dates)
Where:Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut Street
Cost:$25-$175

www.walnutstreettheatre.org

Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie and the Chocolate FactoryPhoto by J. Marcus

A lavish musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's beloved children's book comes from Broadway to the Academy of Music.

Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

When:November 6-18
Where:Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad Street
Cost:$20-$139

www.kimmelcenter.org

Petite Mort and World Premieres

A cutting-edge program of contemporary ballet from Pennsylvania Ballet includes a fan-favorite work by Czech choreographer Jiří Kylián.

Petite Mort and World Premieres

When:November 8-11
Where:Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad Street
Cost:$35-$79

paballet.org

Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers Fall Home Season

Kun-Yang Lin/DancersPhoto courtesy Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers

KYL/D bring a multi-artist program of adventurous new work to the Performance Garage.

Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers Fall Home Season

When:November 9-10
Where:Performance Garage, 1515 Brandywine Street
Cost:$20-$25

www.danceboxoffice.com

The Duchess of Malfi

Acclaimed interpreters of classic theater, Philadelphia Artists Collective celebrates its 10th anniversary with an original-cast staging of this 2010 production.

The Duchess of Malfi

When:Monday, November 12, 7 p.m.
Where:Christ's United Presbyterian Church, 1020 S. 10th Street
Cost:Free

www.philartistscollective.org

Come Together Dance Festival

Koresh Dance CompanyPhoto courtesy Koresh Dance Company

Koresh Dance Company brings together more than 40 dance innovators and artists for five unique nights of choreography.

Come Together Dance Festival

When:November 14-18
Where:Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad Street
Cost:$23-$35 per show. Multiple-show passes available.

www.koreshdance.org

PHILADANCO: Choreographers on the Move

Philadanco!Photo courtesy Philadanco!

Two leading choreographers draw upon TV dance shows and hip-hop moves to explore the evolution of their creative styles.

PHILADANCO: Choreographers on the Move

When:November 16-18
Where:Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad Street
Cost:$10-$47

www.kimmelcenter.org

And Then One Feels Great Anxiety

Hella Fresh Theater brings its signature naturalistic storytelling to the tale of a struggling actress naively trying to defect to East Germany in the dying days of the cold war.

And Then One Feels Great Anxiety

When:November 24-25
Where:The Papermill Community of Artists, 2825 Ormes Street
Cost:$10

www.hellafreshtheater.com

BalletX Fall Series

Photo courtesy BalletX

World premieres by three international choreographers grace the stage for BalletX's Fall program.

BalletX Fall Series

When:November 28 - December 9 (select dates)
Where:The Wilma Theater, 265 South Broad Street
Cost:$25-$50

www.balletx.org

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