Philadelphia, PA - From celebrating the Lunar New Year to getting out to see a show during Philly's own Theatre Week, check below for some fun things to do this week in and around town.
- Through February 11, 2018 - FRANKENSTEIN AND DRACULA: GOTHIC MONSTERS, MODERN SCIENCES. The Rosenbach celebrates the 200th anniversary of Frankenstein with an interactive exhibition featuring pages from Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein manuscript alongside their collection of Bram Stoker’s Dracula notes. (215) 732-1600, rosenbach.org
- February 8-18, 2018 - PHILLY THEATRE WEEK. Theatre Philadelphia hosts a 10-day celebration of all things theatrical in Philadelphia: more than 80 events, including traditional and interactive stage productions. (267) 761-9950, theatrephiladelphia.org
- February 13-18, 2018 - WAITRESS. Music by Sara Bareilles, book by Jessie Nelson, direction from Diane Paulus combine in this woman- (and pie-)powered musical movie adaptation to the Forrest Theatre as part of the Kimmel Center’s Broadway Philadelphia series. (215) 893-1999, kimmelcenter.org
- February 15, 17-18, 2018 - LUNAR NEW YEAR. In celebration of the Lunar New Year, the Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation hosts a slew of events: a midnight lion dance performance along 10th and Race Streets on February 15; a day of food demonstrations, performances and family-friendly activities at the Reading Terminal Market on February 17, and a lion dance parade along 10th and Spring Streets on February 18. (215) 922-2156, chinatown-pcdc.org
- February 18, 2018 - CURTIS FAMILY CONCERTS. Geared toward young audiences, this interactive, educational presentation lasts one hour, featuring Zorá String Quartet, Curtis’s string quartet in residence performing Camille Saint-Saëns’ Carnival of the Animals. (215) 893-5252, curtis.edu