If you’re a theater fan, mark your calendars: there’s plenty to do when it comes to stage performances in Philadelphia this week and beyond, from the classic tale of a spider and her best friend, a pig, to a drag show and burlesque.

Oliver!

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On Wednesday, enjoy the classic tale of a nine-year-old orphan’s young misadventures with the Artful Dodger and a group of young pickpockets. Famous songs from the musical include “Food, Glorious Food” and “Consider Yourself.”

When: Wednesday, Dec. 19, 7:30 p.m. through Friday, Dec. 21
Where: Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave.
Price: $20 – $22.50
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Charlotte’s Web

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On Friday, take the kids to see Charlotte’s Web, the beloved play based on E.B White’s award-winning children’s novel. The tale explores the unusual friendship between Wilbur the pig and spider Charlotte, who makes it her job to protect her buddy and keep him from becoming dinner.

When: Friday, Dec. 21, 7 p.m.
Where: Arden Theatre Company – F. Otto Haas Theatre, 40 N. Second St.
Price: $12 – $18
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Daddy & Friends – 47 percent off drag show and burlesque

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If you’re looking for something more adult to do, you can score a 47-percent discount to a 21-and-up drag show. It features Nina Bonina Brown, of Ru Paul’s Drag Race fame.

When: Friday, Dec. 21, 8 p.m.
Where: 624 S. Sixth St., Bella Vista
Price: $15 (47-percent discount off regular price)
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