‘The Book of Mormon’
Tue 2.23 7:30 p.m. (also various performances through March 6). Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St. $29.50-$134.50. www.blumenthalarts.org.
A religious satire musical with book, lyrics and music by “South Park” creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, and Robert Lopez, a co-composer/co-lyricist of “Avenue Q.” It won nine Tonys, including Best Musical.
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‘Run Free: The True Story of Caballo Blanco’
Thu 2.25 7 p.m. Carolina Cinemas Movies 10, 9508 Northeast Court, Matthews. $12 in advance, $15 at the door. www.imathlete.com/events/runfree.
The subject of this feature-length documentary is ultra-running legend Micah True – better known as “Caballo Blanco,” the focal character of Christopher McDougall’s 2009 best-selling book “Born to Run.”
Southern Spring Home & Garden Show
Fri 2.26 10 a.m.-8 p.m. (also various times Feb. 27-28 and March 4-6). The Park Expo, 800 Briar Creek Road. $9 online, $11 at the door; discounts available. www.southernspringhomeandgardenshow.com.
More than 350 companies will show off products and services designed to inspire a sense of adventure in home and garden design. And the latest accessories, tools and plants all will be available for purchase.
Sat 2.27 8 p.m. Bojangles’ Coliseum, 2700 E. Independence Blvd. $49.50-$125. www.bojanglescoliseum.com.
The comedian – most recently seen in the movie “Fifty Shades of Black” and the TV series “Survivor’s Remorse” – headlines the Queen City Festival of Laughs. With Gary Owen, Earthquake, Sommore and Tony Rock.
Sat 2.27 8 p.m. Ovens Auditorium, 2700 E. Independence Blvd. $53-$123. www.ovensauditorium.com.
The longtime R&B, soul, gospel and rock singer is still belting out everything from spiritual sonnets to ’80s hits like “New Attitude” and “Stir It Up.”