Charlotte-area events, April 27


Ralphie May

7:30 p.m. (also 8 and 10:15 p.m. Friday and 7 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday). The Comedy Zone, 900 NC Music Factory Blvd. 980-321-4702.

A star of Comedy Central specials and veteran of late-night talk show stages, the Arkansas-raised comedian boasts a hip-hop sensibility and doesn’t shy away from touchy topics or ethnic jokes.


‘PostSecret: The Show’

3 p.m. (also 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and various performances through May 4). Booth Playhouse, 130 N. Tryon St. $14.50-39.50. www.blumenthalarts.org.

Three actors and projected video bring to life the website PostSecret.com, where people anonymously post confessions and tell stories about themselves.