Get Out Weekend Guide
Local arts shine this weekend, with concerts, musicals, and more.
Friday, January 13—
C.A.T.S., Ritz Theatre Company, 915 White Horse Pke., Haddon Twp.
At 8 p.m. on Friday evening, the magical poetry of T.S. Eliot comes to life during this live musical, presented by the Ritz Theatre Company. Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber provides the thrilling score, and action revolves around a secret community of cats. Various additional showtimes are available this weekend. Tickets range in price, running from $22 to $35 per person. For more information, call 856-858-5230, or visit rizttheaterco.org.
Saturday, January 14—
Wine and Health Lecture, Medford Leas Campus, 1 Medford Leas Way, Medford
It's no secret that wine is beneficial to one's health. In fact, it’s one of the few pleasures in life that’s actually not bad for you! At 11 a.m. this Saturday, find out about wine's specific benefits during this informative talk, given by Audrey Cross, owner of local winery Villa Milagro. For more information, call 609-654-3527.
The (Almost) Cher Show, Camden County College, College Dr., Blackwood
At 8 p.m. on Saturday, get ready for the ultimate show of glitz and glamour. You'll find it striking how much Las Vegas performer Helene A. Masiki-Crews resembles Cher. And, according to online reviews, Masiki-Crews' vocals are a perfect match to the music icon's. Whether you love Vegas-style entertainment or if you’re just a super-Cher fan, this show is sure to please. Ticket pricing ranges, from $15 to $21 per person. Visit camdencc.edu for more information.
Sunday, January 15—
This Sunday at 4 p.m., Collingswood Shakespeare Company presents an evening of whimsical fun, where you’re invited to the microphone to regale your friends and neighbors. Recite your favorite Shakespearian sonnets and monologues, your own original poetry, or your favorite classic works. Warm up your theatrical muscles and get ready to shine! A suggested donation of $5 per person is appreciated. For more information, visit collingswoodshakespeare.org, or call 856-858-0576.
John Breslin's Philly Waterfront Dixieland Jazz Band, Intersection of Second St. and Railroad Ave., Brooklawn
Everyone could use a little of that old-timey, down-home Dixieland once in a while! John Breslin, a longtime local jazz band leader, will bring his signature style to the Philadelphia Waterfront at 2 p.m. this Sunday. Even if you’re not a jazz fan, you don’t want to miss free traditional Philly soft pretzels. Ticket pricing varies, ranging from $10 to $20 per person. For more information, call 856-720-0232.