Rachmaninoff Symphony No. 3
8 p.m. (also Friday). Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St. $25.50-$89.50. www.charlottesymphony.org.
Christopher Warren-Green leads the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra through Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 2 (Calin Lupanu, soloist), Mussorgsky’s “Night on Bald Mountain” and Rachmaninov’s Symphony No. 3.
‘The Miracle Worker’
8 p.m. (also Friday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, and performances March 24-27 and March 30-April 3). Theatre Charlotte, 501 Queens Road. $12-$27. www.theatrecharlotte.org.
Theatre Charlotte does William Gibson’s play about Helen Keller and Annie Sullivan, the teacher who brought her into the outside world despite her blindness and deafness.
2 and 7 p.m. (and 2:30 p.m. Sunday). Halton Theater, 1206 Elizabeth Ave. $15-$30. www.charlotteyouthballet.org.
Gay Porter and Bridget Young choreograph the fairy tale about the prince, princess and seven dwarves. There’s a special preview for students and seniors at 10:30 a.m. Friday; those tickets are $10.
6 and 8 p.m. The Sweet Spot, 10050 Edison Square Drive NW, Concord. $10 in advance, $15 at the door. www.planetimprov.com.
The improv troupe’s “Leftover Green Beer Comedy Improv Musical Variety Extravaganza” will feature St. Patrick’s Day- and Irish-themed comedy. The early show is for all ages; the later show could contain adult language/situations.