Singer-songwriter turned playwright Dan Hunter’s dark comedy about a missing father and a divided family features perfomances by Adrianne Krtansky, Kippy Goldfarb, Jen Alison Lewis, and Christopher James Webb.
Pictured: The cast of “Legally Dead.”
Directed by Steven Bogart
Now through Feb. 24
Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, 949 Commonwealth Ave., Boston
‘The Glass Menagerie’
This Tennessee Williams’s play put on by the American Repertory Theater features a star-studded cast including two-time Tony winner Cherry Jones and Zachary Quinto, of “American Horror Story: Asylum” and “Star Trek” fame.
Pictured: Zachary Quinto (left) and Cherry Jones (right) performing at the American Repertory Theater.
Directed by John Tiffany
Now through March 17
American Repertory Theater, 64 Brattle St., Cambridge
Ed Ruscha: Standard
Known for using everyday signs and images within his work, selections from pop art legend Ed Ruscha’s nearly 60 year career will be on display at the Rose Art Museum starting in February.
Pictured: Ed Ruscha (right) at the Gagosian Gallery in New York City in 2008.
Now through June 9
Rose Art Museum, 415 South St., Waltham
The Next Thing Festival
This 10-day long event features a myriad of contemporary performances including Mike Daisey’s “American Utopias” and Kenneth Prestininzi’s “Birth Breath Bride Elizabeth.”
Pictured: Stephanie Burlington Daniels in “Birth Breath Bride Elizabeth.”
Paramount Center, 599 Washington St., Boston
Prices for individual show tickets and festival passes vary.
Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre
In celebration of Valentine’s Day, the Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre celebrates the holiday with its program, “How Do I Love Thee,” which features a trio of romantic pieces.
Pictured: Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre company performing a piece from “How Do I Love Thee.”
Choreographed by Jose Mateo
Feb. 15-March 10
Sanctuary Theatre, 400 Harvard St., Cambridge
As electricity started to illuminate Paris in the 19th century, works from such greats as Degas, Toulouse-Lautrec, and Cassatt began to depict how the new technology affected the changing society.
Pictured: Exterior of the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute.
Feb. 17-April 21
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 225 South St., Williamstown
Not to be overshadowed by older sister and Destiny’s Child front-woman Beyoncé, the younger Knowles has quietly amassed her own musical following, recently releasing her EP, “True,” last November.
Pictured: Solange perfoming last December at the Bowery Ballroom in New York City.
8 p.m. Feb. 19
Paradise Rock Club, 967 Commonwealth Ave., Boston
Contemporary Brazilian dance troupe Grupo Corpo makes its Boston debut in February with a pair of works choreographed by one of its founders, Rodrio Pederneiras.
Pictured: Members of Grupo Corpo performing “Sem Mim” in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Choreographed by Rodrigo Pederneiras
Feb. 28-March 2
Citi Shubert Theatre, 265 Tremont St., Boston
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Perfomring Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony and Shostakovich’s First Violin Concerto, conductor Vladimir Jurowski leads the London Philharmonic in these timeless classics, which also features a violin solo by Vadim Repin.
Pictured: The London Philharmonic Orchestra performing in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, last January.
Conducted by Vladimir Jurowski
8 p.m. March 8
Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave., Boston
Boston Symphony Orchestra: Thomas Premiere
Conductor Christoph Eschenbach leads the Boston Symphony Orchestra in Augusta Reade Thomas’s Cello Concerto No. 3, which features Lynn Harrell on the cello and Olivier Latry on the organ.
Pictured: Conductor Christoph Eschenbach.
Conducted by Christoph Eschenbach
Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave., Boston
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this year with the iconic, Quincy-bred band, the Dropkick Murphys, who will be performing at the House of Blues.
Pictured: The Dropkick Murphys stopped by the Globe’s media lab early last December to play a special holiday set.
7 p.m. March 17
House of Blues, 15 Lansdowne St., Boston
Boston Ballet’s ‘The Sleeping Beauty’
For the first time since 2009, the Boston Ballet will be performing Tchaikovsky’s classic “The Sleeping Beauty,” which will run for three weekends starting in late March.
Pictured: Larissa Ponomarenko (left) and Nelson Madrigal (right) in the Boston Ballet production of “The Sleeping Beauty.”
Choreographed by Marius Petipa
March 22-April 7
Boston Opera House, 539 Washington St., Boston
2012 was a big year for pop superstar Pink, topping the Billboard 200 charts for the first time in her career when her latest album, “The Truth About Love,” debuted last September.
Pictured: Pink performing at NBC's "Today" last September in New York City.
7:30 p.m. March 28
TD Garden, 925 Commonwealth Ave., Boston
‘The Book of Mormon’
”South Park” creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone won a Tony Award in 2011 for “Best Musical” with their religious satire “The Book of Mormon.”
Pictured: Members of a 2011 production of "The Book of Mormon" at the Eugene O'Neill Theater in New York City.
Directed by Casey Nicholaw and Trey Parker
Boston Opera House, 539 Washington St., Cambridge
This spring, the Museum of Fine Arts will be displaying 26 renderings by the famed Italian Renaissance artist Michelangelo. The works are normally housed in a Florence museum building once owned by the man himself.
Pictured: Exterior of the Museum of Fine Arts.
April 21-June 30
Museum of Fine Arts, 465 Huntington Ave., Boston
Emmanuel Music: ‘The Great Gatsby’
Composer John Harbison’s operatic adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel, “The Great Gatsby,” finally makes it’s Boston debut this year in a performance by Emmanuel Music.
Pictured: Composer John Harbison posing in front of the Metropolitan Opera in New York.
Composed by John Harbison
3 p.m. May 12
Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough St., Boston
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