If the Who and Andrew Lloyd Webber can have Broadway musicals staged from their concept albums -- Tommy and Jesus Christ Superstar, respectively -- then so can Green Day with American Idiot. The acclaimed show is swinging through Dallas.
Tuesday through May 20. AT&T Performing Arts Center, Winspear Opera House, 2403 Flora St., Dallas. $30 and up. 214-880-0202; www.attpac.org
-- Mark Lowry, Special to the Star-Telegram
Like a prayer
Late Nite Catechism, a hilarious one-woman show that lovingly skewers Catholic school and is the very essence of the word "irreverent," gets a weeklong run in a tour presented by Performing Arts Fort Worth.
Through Sunday. McDavid Studio, 301 E. Fifth St., Fort Worth. $22-$38.50. 817-212-4280; www.basshall.com
-- Mark Lowry
The return of Zhang
Haochen Zhang, now 21, was the youngest participant in the 2009 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. He is back for the grand finale of the symphonic series, and will be performing Piano Concerto No. 2 by Rachmaninoff.
7:30 p.m. Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. Bass Hall, Fort Worth. $10-$79. 817-665-6000; fwsymphony.org
-- Cary Darling
'Annie' for the young ones
Annie Jr., the edition of the popular play made specifically for kids, has just started a run at Casa Mañana Children's Theatre that continues for the next couple of weeks.
Through May 20. Casa Mañana, 3101 W. Lancaster Ave., Fort Worth. $16-$21. 817-332-2272; www.casamanana.org.
-- Mark Lowry