John Davidson in Barnegat
Who Is He: He's starred on TV in everything from "That's Incredible" to "The Hollywood Squares." These days, John Davidson has also been a frequent visitor to the New Jersey shore, where he stars in musical theater productions. This year, Davidson is dreaming the impossible dream as he headlines a production of "Man of La Mancha." The show runs through July 8.
What To Expect: This Tony Award-winning musical version of the tale of Don Quixote is one of Broadway's most beloved productions, featuring such popular songs as "The Impossible Dream" and "Knight of the Woeful Countenance." The show is being put on by the new Ocean Professional Theatre Company.
Event Info: The show starts at 8 p.m. tonight in Bengal Auditorium, 180 Bengal Drive, Barnegat. Tickets are $35 adults, $20 children 12 and younger. 609-312-8306 or oceantheatre.org
Kozak the Magician, Tropicana, Comedy Stop,
6:15 p.m., dinner seating 5:15 p.m., $20 show only, $30 dinner and show, mature PG-14 material. 609-348-0920.
Legends in Concert, Bally's, Palace Theater, 3 and 8 p.m. $32.50. 609-340-2709.
"The House Party" with T-Fox, Resorts, Superstar Theater, 3:30 and 8 p.m. $25. 800-322-SHOW.
"Identity: An Exhibition of You," Franklin Institute traveling exhibit, Trump Plaza's East Tower, noon to 7 p.m., $12 adults, $8 ages 12 and younger. 609-441-6000.
Louis Prima Jr., Trump Taj Mahal, Xanadu Theater,
3:30 p.m. $35. 609-449-5150.
Kenny Chesney, Wildwood Beach, 8:30 p.m. Free, but ticket required. Tickets are sold out.
Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, 1 Borgata Way: Gypsy Bar, 609-317-1000 - Garden State Radio, 9 p.m.
Golden Nugget, Huron Avenue and Brigantine Boulevard: Live Bar, 800-777-8477 - Sleeveless Hearts, 8:30 p.m.; Rush Lounge, 800-777-8477 - Dane Anthony, 8 p.m.
Resorts Casino Hotel, 1133 Boardwalk: 25 Hours, 800-336-6378 - Blanche, 4 p.m.
Tropicana Casino and Resort, 2831 Boardwalk: Anthem, 609-576-5206 - Fish Out OF Water and DJs, 10 p.m.
The Windrift, 80th Street and the beach, 609-368-5175 - Dennis Holmes, 3 p.m., Chris Huff, 4 p.m.; Dueling Pianos and DJ Jeff Walden 8 p.m.; Lost in Paris, 10 p.m.
The Rusty Nail, Congress Hall, Washington Street Mall, 609-884-8421 - Wesley Ochs, 4:30 p.m.
The Pilot House, 142 Decatur Street on the Washington Street Mall, Cape May, 609-884-3449 - Family Friendly Trivia, 8 p.m.
Egg Harbor Township
A Touch of Italy, 6629 Black Horse Pike, 609-646-1855 - Alex Glover and Bob Mower, 6 p.m.
Steve and Cookie's By the Bay, Amherst Ave., 609-823-1163 - Joe Mancini and Friends, 7 p.m.
Tomatoe's, 9300 Amherst Ave., 609-822-7535 - Rock and Roll Sushi, 9 p.m.
Old Oar House Irish Pub, 123 N. High St., 856-293-1200 - Karaoke.
Sea Isle City
Dead Dog Saloon, 39th Street and Landis Avenue, 609-263-7600 - Scott Norton, 10 p.m.
The Ocean Drive, 40th Street and Landis Avenue, 609-263-1000 - Secret Service, 9 p.m.
Springfield Inn, 43rd Street and Pleasure Avenue, 609-263-4951 - Mike & Cat, 5 p.m.
Tuckahoe Inn, Route 9, Tuckahoe, 609-390-3322 - Bob Campanell, 5 p.m.
Good Night Irene's Brew Pub, 2708 Pacific Ave. 609-729-3861 - Kenny Chesney Pre-Game Party - The Third Degree, 5 p.m., Kenny Chesney After Party - "Nashville" Don Shaw & His Crew, 10:30 p.m.
Lucas Bohn, Sonya White and Al Ducharme,Tropicana Comedy Stop, The Quarter, must be 18 or older, 9 p.m., $25.
N.J. Audubon's Cape May Bird Observatory, Research & Education Center, 600 Route 47, Middle Township, and Northwood Center on Lily Lake, Cape May Point, birding trip, $10 show and go: Cape May Point, 7:30 a.m., at platform. 609-861-0700.
Summer of Stars Comedy Series, 8 p.m., "Catch A Rising Star Allstars: Jeff Norris," Surflight Theatre, Engleside and Beach avenues, Beach Haven, $20 to $60; VIP seats $89. 609-492-9477 or catcharisingstar.com
Wine Down Wednesdays, 3 to 8 p.m., Natali Vineyards, 221 N. Delsea Dr., Cape May Court House, live music, $5 wine tastings, vendors, picnic area, activities, free admission. 609-465-0075 or natalivineyards. com
Musical Afternoons with Gil Lewis, 3 to 5 p.m., live jazz in front of Hammonton Arts Center, 219 Bellevue Ave., Hammonton, free. www.hammontonartscenter.org
"1912," drama, dinner theater, 7:15 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. performance, followed by dessert and meet and greet with cast, Old Grange Restaurant with Cape Island Theatre Company, Historic Cold Spring Village, Route 9, Cape May, $37 adults, $30 age 12 and younger, dessert only shows $27 adults, $22 children. 609-408-6595 or www.capeislandtheatre.com
"Annie," 8 p.m., Surflight Theatre, Engleside and Beach avenues, Beach Haven, $36-$54. 609-492-9477 or www.surflight.org
"God of Carnage," comedy, 8 p.m., preview performance, Cape May Stage, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, Cape May, all tickets half price tonight only: $17.50 adults, $15 seniors, $7.50 students. 609-884-1341 or www.capemaystage.org
"Funny Money," comedy, 7 p.m., Little Egg Theatre Company, Frog Pond Elementary School, 305 Frog Pond Road, Little Egg Harbor Township, $10. www.littleeggtheatreco.com or at door.