Dallas resident and former Waltons star Ronnie Claire Edwards' new play with music, Idols of the King, which features the music of Elvis Presley, plays at Theatre Three at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 4. It runs through March 30. 2800 Routh St., Suite 168, Dallas. $37-$50. 214-871-3300; www.theatre3dallas.com.
The Fort Worth Opera tries out its popular Opera Shots event in Big D, with the next one 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday, March 4, at The Foundry, 2303 Pittman St., Dallas. In addition to snacks, there'll be a performance of Patrick Soluri's 10-minute opera Figaro's Last Hangover. Free; RVSP at www.fwopera.org.
-- Mark Lowry, Special to the Star-Telegram