John Mark McMillan
7 p.m. Knight Theater, 430 S. Tryon St. $10. www.blumenthalarts.org.
The Charlotte Christian music singer-songwriter sings old songs and new ones (including selections from his 2014 “Borderland” CD) as he creates a live record and concert video, with help from special guests.
8 and 10:15 p.m. (also 7 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday). The Comedy Zone, 900 NC Music Factory Blvd. www.cltcomedyzone.com.
In 2008, the Dallas native became the first female (and the youngest-ever) winner of NBC’s “Last Comic Standing.” In addition to standup, she is the host of the “Truth and Iliza” podcast: www.truthandiliza.com.
‘Jesus Christ Superstar’
8 p.m. (also Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday). Theatre Charlotte, 501 Queens Road. $27. www.theatrecharlotte.org.
Final weekend of performances for Theatre Charlotte’s revival of the Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice rock opera, which dramatizes and reimagines the Gospels’ accounts of the last week of Jesus’ life.