'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.