Entertainment

'New Faces Sing Broadway' at SPACE

Porchlight Music Theatre wraps up its 2018 - 2019 New Faces Sing Broadway Series, New Faces Sing Broadway NOW, hosted by Jeff Award-winner Lorenzo Rush, Jr, directed by Chris Pazdernik and music directed by David Fiorello, in Evanston at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 29, at SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave..

Wirtz Center will present Hans Christian Andersen musical

Northwestern University’s Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts SummerStage production of a new musical, “Hans Christian Andersen,” will run July 13 to 28 in the Ethel M. Barber Theater, 30 Arts Circle Drive on the Evanston campus.

Theater: Toe-tapping, hand-clapping jazz

Musical offerings this weekend include the Richard Johnson jazz trio, string trio Time for Three offering a contemporary take on everything from Bach to Brahms and Newberry Consort performing music of the French Renaissance. For laughs on Saturday night, take in Leon Rogers at Gibbs-Morrison or Paula Poundstone at North Shore Center for the Performing Arts. These are among the many performances in and around Evanston this weekend.

Theater: Plays at Northlight, Theo Ubique

Landlady and tenant find that “getting ahead” and friendship don’t always mix in “Landladies,” now on stage at Northlight Theatre. Theo Ubique is presenting “The Bridges of Madison County.” These are among the many performances in and around Evanston this weekend.

Theater: Oscar and Felix -- together again

Get some laughs with “The Odd Couple,” presented by Thin Ice Ensemble Theater, a youth theater based in Evanston. It’s also last weekend to catch Mudlark’s “Through the Looking Glass” and the winter circus by Actors Gymnasium. These are among the many performances on stage in and around Evanston this weekend.

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