‘The Flying Dutchman’
8 p.m. (also 7:30 p.m. March 27 and 2 p.m. March 30). Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St. $15-$144. www.carolinatix.org.
Wagner specialist Greer Grimsley takes the title role of the German composer’s shortest, most melodically accessible major work. Performed in German with English titles.
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8 p.m. McGlohon Theater, 345 N. College St. $19.50-$39.50. www.blumenthalarts.org.
Six Irish dancers join forces with six Irish singers to tell “the story of the lives and loves of the Celtic exiles who dared to dream big and were doggedly determined to carve out a home in the New World.”
1 p.m. Time Warner Cable Arena, 333 E. Trade St. $34.65-$147.60. 800-745-3000.
The exhibition basketball team’s current tour is titled “Fans Rule,” and here’s a major reason why: Fans can vote at www.harlemglobetrotters.com/rule on their favorite game-changing twist.
‘Alice in Wonderland’
1:30 and 5:30 p.m. (also 2:30 p.m. Sunday). Knight Theater, 430 S. Tryon St. $15-$25. 704-372-1000.
The Charlotte Youth Ballet does Lewis Carroll’s storybook classic with dancers from the Balleteatro Nacional de Puerto Rico and Hardin Minor (of Charlotte-based “Omimeo”) as the Mad Hatter.