‘Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story on Stage’
The ’80s “classic” comes to the stage in a musical about innuendo-laced dancing and not putting babies into corners, with a soundtrack of MTV-era hits.
Through April 5, Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St., 215-731-3333, www.kimmelcenter.org
The Wilma’s production of the Shakespeare classic will be followed by Tom Stoppard’s “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead,” both directed by artistic director Blanka Zizka with the goal of developing a resident company of artists.
Through April 26, Wilma Theater, 265 S. Broad St., 215-546-7824, www.wilmatheater.org
This world premiere of a new play by InterAct Theatre Company favorite Thomas Gibbons explores the ethical implications of artificial intelligence.
April 3-26, InterAct Theatre Company, 2030 Sansom St., 215-568-8079, www.interacttheatre.org
The Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival presents its annual spring series, offering six local premieres on Monday evenings through early May. This year’s fest includes “Mr. Kaplan,” Uruguay’s entry for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar, and the documentary “The Muses of Isaac Bashevis Singer.”
Through May 4, 215-545-4400, www.gershmany.org