A cappella vocal ensemble Cantus visits Cowtown. Expect to hear the group perform a vast range of song, from Renaissance to contemporary pop. 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, at Bass Hall, Fort Worth. $5-$22. 817-212-4280; www.basshall.com.
Stage West is in the middle of its readings of the winners for its New Play Readings Festival. At 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, hear runner-up Sisters Under the Skin by Paullette MacDougal of Austin. Tuesday and Wednesday bring the first-place winners (a tie), Murphy's Law by Kenneth Stilson and The King's Face by Steven Young, respectively. 821 W. Vickery Blvd., Fort Worth. $10. 817-784-9378; www.stagewest.org.
-- Mark Lowry, Special to the Star-Telegram