‘300: Rise of an Empire’
Mon 3.3 Greek general Themistokles (Sullivan Stapleton) leads the charge against invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god Xerxes (Rodrigo Santoro) and Artemisia (Eva Green), vengeful commander of the Persian navy.
WIN TICKETS: “300: Rise of an Empire” (rated R) opens Friday, March 7, but an advance screening of the film is set for 7:30 p.m. Monday in south Charlotte. To enter to win a pair of passes via random drawing, email CLT@charlotteobserver.com with “300: Rise of an Empire” in the subject line and your name, age and city of residence in the body of the email. Deadline is 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Tue 3.4 7:30 p.m. (also performances through March 9). Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St. $29.50-$119.50. carolinatix.org.
The Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice musical about Argentina’s Eva Peron got new Latin orchestrations for its recent Broadway revival, which is now on tour.
Wed 3.5 8 p.m. The Comedy Zone, 900 NC Music Factory Blvd. $25. 980-321-4702.
A one-night-only stand-up show starring the comedian best known as acerbic warehouse foreman Darryl from NBC sitcom “The Office.”
Thu 3.6 7:30 p.m. (also performances through March 16). Knight Theater, 430 S. Tryon St. $25-$90. www.carolinatix.org.
Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux choreographed this romantic-comical N.C. Dance Theatre production to Sergei Prokofiev’s score.
Thu 3.6 7 p.m. Ovens Auditorium, 2700 E. Independence Blvd. $54.05-$118.70. 800-745-3000.
The show will celebrate Ireland and the Emerald Isle’s Celtic heritage through traditional Irish anthems, pop standards and original music.