Your Weekend Wrap-Up (April 26-28)
What to do this weekend in Charlotte.
This two-time Grammy nominated country and pop singer/songwriter brings a flair for storytelling when she performs. Her music feels autobiographical which gives it that extra kick when listening to it. It’s that personal touch that has made her a critical darling. $15-$18. 8 p.m. The Evening Muse, 3227 N. Davidson St. 704-376-3737, eveningmuse.com.
The Exit Interview
The Actor's Theatre of Charlotte will end its run of this hilarious and thought provoking play. The comedy follows the exit interview of a laid off college professor and is filled with big laughs and hilarious asides. $31. Fri-Sat, 8 p.m. The Actor's Theatre of Charlotte, 650 E. Stonewall St. 704-342-2251, actorstheatrecharlotte.org. (Friday and Saturday)
One of the country's best comedians will make a return to Charlotte this weekend. The former Saturday Night Live writer and performer, The Daily Show commentator, and host of the critically acclaimed Insomniac, Dave Attell is a hilarious stand up comedian who masterfully takes down any topic. This show is for adults only. $25, Fri, 8 and 10:15 p.m.; Sat, 7 and 9:30 p.m. The Charlotte Comedy Zone, 900 NC Music Factory Blvd. 980-321-4702, cltcomedyzone.com.
This production will showcase the work of three choreographers including Jiri Bubenicek, a Czechoslovakian dancer turned choreographer who will make his triumphant return to the NC Dance Theatre. The show will feature The Golden Section performed by Twyla Tharp and an encore of Rhapsodic Dances choreographed by Sasha Jones. $39-$61. Thurs.-Sat., 7:30 p.m. Knight Theater, 430 S. Tryon St. 704-372-1000, carolinatix.org. (Friday and Saturday)
Sometimes even in death you can’t find a moments peace. This Christopher Durang madcap comedy examines the afterlife when an unlucky woman named Veronica decides to end her life only to discover your problems in this world can follow you into the next. $28 for adults, $22 for seniors, and $18 for students, Fri-Sat, at 8 p.m. Select matinees. Carolina Actors Studio Theatre, 2424 N. Davidson St. 704-804-9343, nccast.com. (Friday and Saturday)
Adults Only Comedy Improv Musical Variety Extravaganza Starring the Chuckleheads
The Chuckleheads, one of Charlotte's best improv groups, will hold two shows this weekend, one for the family and an adults only show. The group's style of improv is the Who's Line is it Anyway variety which includes games and audience suggestions. $10-$30, 4 p.m. for the family show, 6 p.m. for the adults only show. The Charlotte Comedy Zone, 900 NC Music Factory Blvd. 980-321-4702, cltcomedyzone.com.
Pinkalicious: The Musical
Pinkalicious has a problem. She can’t stop eating pink cupcakes. The obsession is so severe she ends up with Pinktitis, which turns her — you guessed it — pink from head to toe. How’s she going to get out of this mess? The musical, based on the popular children’s book of the same name, brings a Broadway sensibility to the production that include big music numbers and dancing cupcakes. $20. Fri. 7:30 p.m.; Sat., 1 and 3 p.m.; Sun., 2 and 3 p.m. McColl Family Theatre, 300 E. 7th St. 704-973-2828, ctcharlotte.org.