Matilda the Musical
TUES 2.9 7:30 p.m., Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St. $29.50-$130. Performances through Feb. 14. www.blumenthalarts.org.
Based on the novel by Roald Dahl, the Broadway musical won four Tony Awards. It’s a story about an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny.
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Willie Nelson & Family
TUES 2.9 8 p.m. The Fillmore, 820 Hamilton St. $52.50. www.livenation.com.
The 82-year-old country rocker is still going strong.
Charlotte Ballet’s Innovative Works
THUR 2.11 7:30 p.m., Patricia McBride & Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux Center for Dance, 701 N. Tryon St. $25-$65. www.charlotteballet.org.
An intimate performance in the 200-seat theater with varied choreography showcases new works by Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux, Mark Diamond, David Ingram, Sasha Janes and Dwight Rhoden. Coffee, dessert and conversation with dancers afterward.
I Love a Piano: The Music of Irving Berlin
FRI 2.12 8 p.m., Halton Theater, 1206 Elizabeth Ave. $10-$20. tix.cpcc.edu.
A celebration of the music and lyrics of one of America’s most prolific songwriters, Irving Berlin. The show contains more than 60 of Berlin’s songs, including classics such as “Blue Skies,” “There’s No Business Like Show Business,” “Puttin’ on the Ritz,” and more.
Invincible: A Glorious Tribute to Michael Jackson
FRI 2.12 8 p.m. Ovens Auditorium, 2700 E. Independence Blvd. $25- $100. www.ticketmaster.com
Hailed as the No. 1 Michael Jackson tribute show around, the production includes a world-class dance company, Grammy Award-winning vocalists and master musicians.