IMAGE ABOVE: FromAmerican Idiot presented by Fort Worth Performing Arts Center at Bass Hall on March 19 and in Houston at the Hobby Center March 21 & 23. Photo by Jeremy Daniel.
Ballet Austin presents the Fifth Biennial New American Talent/Dance. March 28-30, The Long Center.
The Blanton Museum presents Perception Unfolds: Looking at Deborah Hay’s Dance, a video installation combining Hay’s choreography with new software technologies created to study and inform movement and dance. Through May 18.
Loaded Gun Theory presents Flim-Flam in Space—7 writers, 7 directors, 21 actors, and 1 musician. March 8, The Off Center.
Austin Playhouse presents The Liar, David Ives’s adaptation of Pierre Corneille’s 1643 comedy. Through March 9.
Texas Performing Arts presents Wicked, through March 9, Bass Concert Hall; Brooklyn Rider, March 19, McCullough Theatre; Soweto Gospel Choir, March 23, Bass Hall; Chelsea Handler March 30, Bass Concert Hall.
Houston Ballet presents A Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra, featuring three works by Stanton Welch.March 6-16, Wortham Center.
Society for the Performing Arts presents SamulNori, March 8, Wortham Center; Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, March 14-15, Jones Hall; The Joffrey Ballet, March 21,Wortham Center; Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, March 27, Jones Hall.
Hope Stone presents HopeWerks: The Girl Who Sang With Her Feet, created by William von Reichbauer. March 28-March 29, Hope Center.
Noblemotion Dance presents Unplugged, featuring an original score by Musiqa composer Pierre Jalbert.March 6-8, The Barn.
Diverseworks presents Wu Tsang: Moved by the Motion, a multi-media installation and performance that inhabits a space between fiction and documentary. March 15-May 10.
Mercury Baroque presents Dreams and Nightmares, with music by Antonio Vivaldi and Georg Philipp Telemann. March 28, Wortham Center.
Ars Lyrica Houston presents Susanna, theTexas premiere of Handel’s oratorio based on the Old Testament story of Susanna and the Elders. March 29-30, Hobby Center.
Windsync presents its Carnegie Hall Concert in their Zilkha Hall debut, with David Maslanka, Ravel, Respighi, Mozart, and Bernstein. March 7, Hobby Center.
Houston Symphony presents Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody, Feb. 28-March 2; Tchaikovsky Serenade For Strings March 6-9; Steve Tyrell & Friends, March 12; Beethoven’s Mass in C, March 21-23; 100 Years of Broadway, March 28-30. Jones Hall.
Houston Grand Opera presents A Little Night Music, March 7-23; A Coffin in Egypt, Ricky Ian Gordon’s new opera set on Horton Foote’s play, March 14-21; Wortham Center, and River of Light, the final installment in HGOco’s East + West series, March 22-30, Asia Society Texas Center.
Musiqa presents Time in Motion, with Guillaume Connesson, Marc-André Dalbavie and Mason Bates, with NobleMotion Dance and the film Big Bang Big Boom by Blu, presented by Houston Cinema Arts Society, March 22, Hobby Center.
Da Camera presents theJerusalem String Quartet performing Shostakovich: The Last Quartets. March 24, Rothko Chapel.
Houston Chamber Choir with Da Camera Houston presents Scenes of Childhood, fairy tales from around the world are retold through music in this compelling program that features the Houston premiere of David Lang’s Pulitzer Prize-wining composition, The Little Match Girl Passion. March 8, Hobby Center.
Chamber Music Houston presents The Elias String Quartet in The Beethoven Project, an undertaking of 17 of Beethoven’s masterpieces. March 25, Stude Concert Hall.
Chamber Music International presents Concert 5. March 14-15, Dallas City Performance Hall.
UNT Dept of Music presents UNT Symphony Orchestra with the Concerto Competition Winners, March 5, Winspear Hall in the Murchison Performing Arts Center; Works of Joseph Klein, March 18, Voertman Hall in the Music Building; Carol Jantsch, principal tuba for Philadelphia Orchestra, with UNT professor Steven Harlos, piano, March 23, Voertman Hall in the Music Building.
Dallas Museum of Art presents the Bancroft Family Concerts in partnership with Fine Arts Chamber Players in an all Brahms program. March 22, Dallas Museum of Art’s Horchow Auditorium.
Dallas Opera presents Die tote Stadt, Erich Wolfgang Korngold’s tale of one man’s dark obsession with the woman he loved and lost, March 21-April 6; The Barber of Seville, March 28-April 21; Winspear Opera House.
Fort Worth Symphony presents Gershwin’s Piano Concerto in F. March 7-9, Bass Performance Hall, Fort Worth.
SMU Meadows School of the Arts presents New Visions, New Voices 2014, the 20th annual festival of new student plays. March 21-30, Greer Garson Theatre Owen Arts Center.
Dallas Summer Musicals presentsWe Will Rock You, March 4-16 and The Wizard of Oz, March 18-30, Music Hall at Fair Park.
Theatre3 presents Less Than Kind, the American premiere of Terence Rattigan’s new comedy. March 6-30.
Kitchen Dog Theatre presents The Motherf**ker With the Hat, Stephen Adly Guirgis’s gleefully foul-mouthed look at modern love, through March 15; and Gidion’s Knot, the regional premiere of Johnna Adams’ award winning play, March 28-April 26.
Stage West presents Starbright & Vine, Richard J. Allen’s biting new comedy. Through March 23.
Lexus Broadway Series presents Godspell, the beloved musical by Stephen Schwartz. Through March 3, Winspear Opera House.
The Complete Works of Shakespeare presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream.March 9-10,Hamon Hall.
Dallas Theater Center presents Fortress of Solitude, a new musical based in Brooklyn and beyond. March 7- April 6.
Jubilee Theatre presents The Mountain Top, through March 2, and Ain’t Misbehavin’, March 21-April 20.
Dallas Museum of Art presents DMA Late Night, Savor the Arts, March 21; and DMA Arts & Letters Live presents Tim Federle, March 2; Misty Copeland, March 6; B.J. Novak, March 11; Dave Barry, March 15; Claire Messud & Meg Wolitzer, March 26.
Fort Worth Performing Arts presents Jon Batiste & Stay Human, March 4; Sister’s Easter Catechism: Will My Bunny Go to Heaven?, March 5-9, at McDavid Studio; I Love Lucy-Live on Stage, March 11-16; Suzy Boguss, March 15 at McDavid Studio; Johnny Clegg Band and Ladysmith Black Mambazo, March 18;American Idiot,March 19, and Forbidden Broadway,March 27.
TeCo Theatrical Productions presents the 12th Annual New Play Competition, a showcase of literary talent. Through March 2, Bishop Arts Theater Center.
Watertower Theatrepresents the 2014 Out of the Loop Fringe Festival. March 6-16, WaterTower Theatre Studio Theatre.
Eisemann Center for the Performing Arts presents Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel, March 3; Elton and Me, March 9; US Navy Band, March 16; Dallas Ballet Company, March 21-23. Eisemann Center for the Performing Arts Richardson.
San Antonio Symphony presents Beethoven and Mozart, March 7-8, Majestic Theatre; The Texas Tenors, March 21-22, Laurie Auditorium; Glories of the Baroque, March 23, San Fernando Cathedral.
The Carver Center presents Raisin’ Cane: A Harlem Renaissance Odysseywith Jasmine Guy and Avery Sharpe Trio. March 21, Jo Long Theatre.
ArtsSA presents Arturo Sandoval, the renowned Cuban jazz trumpeter, pianist and composer. March 20, Lila Cockrell Theatre.
Cameo Theatre Presents The Wedding Singer.March 8-April 6, J. Pennington Productions.
Magik Theatre presents Llama, Llama,based on the book by Anna Dewdney. March 5-April 19.
The Overtime Theatre presents Stripped, Rachel Joseph’s send up from a psychiatrist’s couch. Through March 22.
McNay Art Museum presents Robert Indiana: The Mother of Us All, a selection of Indiana’s cut paper scene design and costumes from Gertrude Stein and Virgil Thomson’s opera, through May 25; and Constructing the Stage: Artists from the Theatre Collection, through June 1.