Your guide to Friday’s entertainment in Charlotte


Girls on Trapeze

8 p.m. Booth Playhouse, 130 N. Tryon St. $20-$30. www.carolinecalouche.org.

The show blends theater, storytelling and aerial movement in personal accounts of a moment, lesson or role model in each performer’s life, as they define “what femininity and being a woman means to them.”


Jay Pharoah

7:30 and 9:45 p.m. (also 7 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday). The Comedy Zone, 1000 NC Music Factory Blvd. $20-$25. www.cltcomedyzone.com

A “Saturday Night Live” cast member since 2010, the comic is well-known for his spot-on impersonation of President Obama and also does impressions of Will Smith, Jay-Z, Chris Rock and Kanye West.


‘The Octonauts’

Various times daily through Aug. 23. Sea Life Aquarium, 8111 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. $18; $14 for kids. www.visitsealife.com/charlotte-concord.

Captain Barnacles and Kwazii of Disney’s Jr.’s “The Octonauts” TV show will pose for photos with aquarium-goers at meet-and-greet events; kids can also become part of the Octonauts crew by participating in the new Octonauts Training Academy. See the website for meet-and-greet times.