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Actor’s Theatre continues its second show of the season with Matthew Lopez’s “The Legend of Georgia McBride.”
Actor’s Theatre continues its second show of the season with Matthew Lopez’s “The Legend of Georgia McBride.” Fenix Fotography

Editor’s note: Events are subject to postponement or cancellation due to inclement weather from Hurricane Florence.

Friday

▪ “Love Never Dies” — Andrew Lloyd Webber’s sequel to “Phantom of the Opera” — continues with five more performances. A decade after fleeing the Paris Opera House, the Phantom and his music have found a place among the amusements of Coney Island, but he still longs for his true love Christine. 8 p.m. Friday, 2:30 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 1:30 and 7 p.m. Sunday. Belk Theater. $25-$175.

▪ If you prefer edgier theater, Actor’s Theatre continues its season with Matthew Lopez’s The Legend of Georgia McBride,” about a broke expectant father who loses his job as an Elvis impersonator but finds his calling as a drag queen. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday (with additional performances through Sept. 22). Hadley Theater at Queens University of Charlotte. $28-$43.

▪ Theater Charlotte presents “Peter and the Starcatcher,” the Tony-winning Peter Pan prequel adapted from the best-selling book that explores the origins of Peter, Tinkerbell, Hook and Mrs. Darling. Praised on Broadway, the play explores universal themes of greed and belonging. 8 p.m. Friday, 2:30 and 8 p.m. Saturday, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday (with additional performances through Sept. 23). $28.

Saturday

▪ Perhaps the longest-running music series in the Carolinas, Tosco Music Party celebrates its thrice-yearly musical variety showcase’s 30th anniversary with a diverse lineup including soul singer Mercury Carter, French-born gypsy jazz guitarist Stephane Wrembel, Nashville songwriter Gabe Dixon and Nuevo tango outfit Austin Piazzolla Quartet. 7:30 p.m. Knight Theater. $14.50-$27.50.

Monday

▪ Now that the dinosaur franchise has been successfully relaunched, audiences can revisit where it all began with a celebration of the 25th anniversary of the original “Jurassic Park.” The special screenings take place at Regal Stonecrest at Piper Glen 22 at 2 p.m. Monday and 7 p.m. Tuesday, and at AMC Concord Mills 24 at 2 p.m. Monday, and 7 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. $13.40.

Wednesday

▪ The Addicts Comedy Tour stars Andy Gold (aka the Recovery Comedian), who talks about sobriety with the intention of performing for fellow recoverees since entertainment is so often presented in alcohol-fueled environments that aren’t always comfortable for fellow addicts. With tour mates Roxanne McDonald and Ken Townsend. 8 p.m. The Comedy Zone. $20.

Thursday

▪ After eight years of podcasts, husband and wife co-hosts Rod and Karen bring The Black Guy Who Tips podcast to the stage for the first time. Covering local and national topics as current as hurricane preparedness and Serena Williams, the free comedy talk show’s talk is fresh daily five times a week. With fellow podcaster Chris Lamberth of “The Mundane Festival.” 7 p.m. Booth Playhouse. $30.

▪ Belgian filmmakers Helene Cattet and Bruno Forzani’s tribute to ’70s Italian crime movies — the curiously titled new film “Let the Corpses Tan,” which is screening as part of Charlotte Film Society’s Back Alley Film series — promises to be a bloodbath as three thieving goons descend on the sun-soaked ruins of a Mediterranean village. 7:30 p.m. C3 Lab. $5 for members, $10 for non-members.

▪ With plenty of comedy this week, it’s as if Charlotte is ramping up for the upcoming Queen City Comedy Festival in two weeks. For those in search of intimate, newer-school laughs, Long Island-bred comedian and podcast host Mike Quu shares personal stories and hilarious observations as part of the Full Throttle Comedy Tour. 8 and 10 p.m. Duke Energy Theater at Spirit Square. $20.

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