Tue 3.10 A live-action retelling of the classic fairy tale about a servant step-daughter (Lily James) who wins the heart of a prince (Richard Madden).
GET PASSES: “Cinderella” (rated PG) opens March 13, but a promotional screening of the family drama-adventure will take place in south Charlotte at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. The Charlotte Observer is giving away 40 admit-two passes to this screening; pick up one beginning at 8 a.m. Friday in the lobby of the Observer building, 600 S. Tryon St., while supplies last.
The Peking Acrobats
Tue 3.10 7:30 p.m. Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St. $20-$34.50. www.blumenthalarts.org.
Musicians play traditional Chinese instruments during this show of trick cycling, pagoda building (with chairs!), tumbling, somersaulting, gymnastics and foot juggling.
Thu 3.12 7:30 p.m. (also various performances through March 22). Knight Theater, 430 S. Tryon St. $25-$90. www.charlotteballet.org.
Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux’s choreography sets the J.M. Barrie story aloft to the strains of Gioacchino Rossini in a kid-friendly, 100-minute version by Charlotte Ballet.
Fri 3.13 7 p.m. (also 2:30 and 7 p.m. March 14). Halton Theater, 1206 Elizabeth Ave. $15-$20. tix.cpcc.edu.
Northwest School of the Arts presents the Broadway musical version of the story about the boy who never grows up and the British family he enchants.
Sat 3.14 7:30 p.m. Time Warner Cable Arena, 333 E. Trade St. $61.77-$116.54. www.ticketmaster.com.
The R&B star finally comes to town, to make up his postponed Feb. 9 concert. Tyga will open, while Trey Songz – touted as a supporting act for the original date – is no longer on the bill.