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Blue Man Group Theatrical show combines comedy, music and technology for a wildly outrageous show. April 19, 7:30 p.m.; April 20, 7:30 p.m.; April 21, 7:30 p.m.; April 22, 8 p.m.; April 23, 12 p.m.,4 p.m. & 8 p.m.; April 24, 3 p.m. $20 and up. Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St., Charlotte. 704-372-1000. www.blumenthalcenter.org.

Cats Andrew Lloyd Webber's famed musical about cats is one of the longest running shows in Broadway's history. May 24, 7:30 p.m.; May 25, 7:30 p.m.; May 26, 7:30 p.m.; May 27, 8 p.m.; May 28, 2 p.m. & 8 p.m.; May 29, 1:30 p.m. & 7 p.m. $20 and up. Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St., Charlotte. 704-372-1000. www.blumenthalcenter.org.

Chess The Musical This cult rock musical explores the classic themes of love, loss and betrayal. Featuring the hit single "One Night in Bangkok", and unforgettable songs like "Anthem," "I Know Him So Well," "Nobody's Side," and "Pity the Child." Presented by Queen City Theatre Company. For more information, visit www.queencitytheatre.com. May 19, 8 p.m.; May 20, 8 p.m.; May 21, 8 p.m.; May 26, 8 p.m.; May 27, 8 p.m.; May 28, 8 p.m.; May 29, 3 p.m.; June 1, 8 p.m.; June 2, 8 p.m.; June 3, 8 p.m.; June 4, 8 p.m.; June 5, 3 p.m.; June 7, 8 p.m.; June 8, 8 p.m.; June 9, 8 p.m.; June 10, 8 p.m.; June 11, 8 p.m. $24-$28. Duke Energy Theatre, 345 North College St., Charlotte. 704-372-1000. www.blumenthalcenter.org.

A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline Backed by a band of singers and musicians, Katie Deal plays Patsy Cline in this show. Tue., March 29, 8 p.m. $15. Clover School District Auditorium, 1625 Highway 55 East, Clover. 803-222-8018. www.clover.k12.sc.us/csda.

The Colored Museum This series of vignettes by George C. Wolfe examines African American culture in the post-Vietnam era and its escape from centuries of suffering. Presented by On Q Productions. For more information, visit www.youarenowonq.com. March 30, 7:30 p.m.; March 31, 7:30 p.m.; April 1, 8 p.m.; April 2, 8 p.m.; April 3, 3 p.m.; April 7, 7:30 p.m.; April 8, 8 p.m.; April 9, 8 p.m.; April 10, 3 p.m. $22. Duke Energy Theatre, 345 North College St., Charlotte. 704-372-1000. www.blumenthalcenter.org.

The Commedia Princess and the Pea Children's Theatre of Charlotte's Tarradiddle Players put a slapstick spin on Hans Christian Andersen's classic fairy tale. For ages 5 years old and up. For more information, call 704-973-2828 or visit www.ctcharlotte.org. June 17, 11 a.m. & 1 p.m.; June 18, 11 a.m. & 1 p.m.; June 19, 2 p.m.; June 25, 11 a.m. & 1 p.m.; June 26, 2 p.m. $14-$18. ImaginOn's Wachovia Playhouse, 300 E. 7th St., Charlotte.

The Country Wife A comedy about manners in the English language, where wit either makes someone's reputation or ruins it. The play follows a character called Mr. Horner, whose clever deception helps him to earn the trust of many elite wives living in 17th century London. By William Wycherley. Contains adult content. For more information or tickets, call 803-323-4014 or email boxoffice@winthrop.edu. April 13, 8 p.m.; April 14, 8 p.m.; April 15, 8 p.m.; April 16, 8 p.m.; April 17, 2 p.m. $15 for the public; $8 with Winthrop I.D. Winthrop University's Johnson Theatre, 115 Johnson Hall, Rock Hill. 803-323-2287. www.winthrop.edu/cvpa/theatredance/.

Dead Man's Cell Phone Playwright Sarah Ruhl's surrealist comedy follows a woman who answers a dead man's cell phone. What seems like just a phone call becomes mush more, as she is forced to be a comforter and confessor to the man's grieving friends and family. April 1, 8 p.m.; April 2, 8 p.m.; April 6, 7:30 p.m.; April 7, 7:30 p.m.; April 8, 8 p.m.; April 9, 8 p.m.; April 13, 7:30 p.m.; April 14, 7:30 p.m.; April 15, 8 p.m.; April 16, 8 p.m.; April 17, 2:30 p.m.; April 20, 7:30 p.m.; April 21, 7:30 p.m.; April 22, 8 p.m.; April 23, 8 p.m. $15 for previews on April 1 & 2; Pay what you can night on April 13; $24-$29 for all other shows. Actor's Theatre of Charlotte, 650 E. Stonewall St., Charlotte. 704-342-2251. www.actorstheatrecharlotte.org.

Deathtrap The well-constructed play combines the elements of both a thriller and a comedy. July 1, 8 p.m.; July 2, 8 p.m.; July 3, 2:30 p.m.; July 5, 7 p.m.; July 6, 7:30 p.m.; July 7, 7:30 p.m.; July 8, 8 p.m.; July 9, 8 p.m. CPCC's Pease Auditorium, 1200 Elizabeth Ave., Charlotte. 704-330-6534. arts.cpcc.edu/performing-arts/theatre.

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