On Stage: Larry the Cable Guy still makes ’em laugh

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Larry the Cable Guy Daniel Lawrence Whitney is coming to the area for a show at the Xcite Center at Parx Casino (2999 Street Road, Bensalem, 888-588-7279, https://parxcasino.com) it’s a show guaranteed to make you laugh. He is a world-famous stand-up comic as well as an actor, producer, country music artist and former radio personality. Audiences...

On Stage: Yamagata celebrates new album

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Rachael Yamagata When Rachael Yamagata performs on September 23 at Union Transfer (1026 Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia, 215-232-2100, www.utphilly.com), there will be many reasons for celebrations. Fans at the venue can raise a toast to celebrate the birthdays of a trio of music luminaries – John Coltrane, Ray Charles and Bruce Springsteen. They can...

On Stage: Dirty Dancing, ‘Succeed’ bring Broadway local

Also: Fab Faux, Katrina minus the Waves and more By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Dirty Dancing opens Tuesday and runs through April 5 at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia. Over the next week, theater fans have two great options to attend popular musicals. One is the inaugural national tour of a recent Broadway hit based on a popular movie and the other is a staging of an oft-revived...