‘A Disturbance in White Chapel’
Mon 10.27 7 p.m. (also performances through Nov. 2), North Davidson and 36th streets. $15. www.upstagenoda.com.
Citizens of the Universe performs a new comic-horror tale about Jack the Ripper on the streets of NoDa. The Hashbrown Belly Boys provide live music.
‘Before I Go to Sleep’
Wed 10.29 A woman (Nicole Kidman) wakes up every day, remembering nothing as a result of a traumatic accident in her past. One day, new terrifying truths emerge that force her to question everyone around her.
WIN TICKETS: “Before I Go to Sleep” (rated R) opens Oct. 31, but an advance screening of the film is set for 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in south Charlotte. To enter to win a pair of passes via random drawing, email CLT@charlotteobserver.com with “Before I Go to Sleep” in the subject line and your name, age and phone number in the body. Deadline is 11:59 p.m. Sunday.
Charlotte Symphony Orchestra
Thu 10.30 7:30 p.m. (also 8 p.m. Oct. 31-Nov. 1). Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St. $19-$89. www.charlottesymphony.org.
Abdel Rahman El Bacha plays Beethoven’s “Emperor” Concerto; Christopher Warren-Green conducts Strauss’ “Ein Heldenleben.”
Music Monsters & Mayhem
Fri 10.31 Gates open at 7 p.m. NC Music Factory, 1000 NC Music Factory Blvd. $20 in advance, $25 day-of, $40 VIP. www.ncmusicfactory.com.
Tone Loc and Coolio will perform the Music Factory’s massive Halloween celebration (at 9:15 and 10:15 p.m., respectively), and the party also will feature DJ Overcash and a costume contest with more than $5,000 in cash and prizes. Register for the costume contest by 10 p.m., with prizes distributed at 11:30.
WIN TICKETS: Enter to win a four-pack of VIP tickets (includes admission to the VIP section in front of the stage and complimentary beverages) at www.charlotteobserver.com/contests. Deadline: 11:59 p.m. Sunday.