Margaret Edson's Pulitzer Prize-winning play Wit -- the only play this teacher has written -- had a Broadway revival last year, its first time on the Great White Way. The play deals with a cancer patient who's a professor of metaphysical poetry. It's deep, beautiful stuff, and previews at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 28, at Theatre Arlington, 305 W. Main St. The play opens March 29 and runs through April 14. $5 preview night; $17-$19 regular run. 817-275-7661; www.theatrearlington.org.
Laughs and songs
Comedian and musician Stephen Lynch brings his pop-culture skewering back to North Texas with a date at the House of Blues. 8 p.m. Thursday, March 28. $25-$29.50. 2200 N. Lamar St., Dallas. www.hob.com.
-- Mark Lowry, Special to the Star-Telegram