Why: Get plugged in.
Info: Beginning at 8 p.m. in the Town Ballroom, 681 Main St. Tickets are $15 advance, $18 day of show and are available through the box office or online at www.Tickets.com. For more information, call 852-3900 or visit www.townballroom.com.
A Dublin drama
What: "Shining City"
Why: Enjoy a haunting evening of theater.
Info: Presented by Irish Classical Theatre Company, performances begin at 7:30 p.m. and continue through May 22 in the Andrews Theatre, 625 Main St. Tickets are $32-$42. For more information, call 853-4272 or visit www.irishclassicaltheatre.com.
From Down Under
Why: Don't rock it.
Info: Presented by the Terrapin Puppet Theatre from Australia, don't miss the one-night only performance, which begins at 7 p.m. in the Kenan Center Taylor Theater, 433 Locust St., Lockport. Tickets are $10 adults, $9 seniors and $8 children. For more information, call 433-2617 or visit www.kenancenter.org.
Laugh 'til it hurts
What: 4th Annual Buffalo ComedySportz Comedy Improvathon
Why: Because 50 hours of continuous improvisational comedy is just crazy!
Info: Enjoy 49 1/2 hours of continuous improvisational comedy beginning at 6 p.m. and continuing through 7:30 p.m. May 1 in the ComedySportz Arena, 4476 Main St., Amherst. The event features guest players from ComedySportz Milwaukee, Minneapolis and San Jose, theme basket raffles, 5 0/5 0 drawings and a live auction at every show. Tickets are anywhere from a $1-$10, depending on showtimes, or $35 for a full weekend pass. For more information, call 393-8669 or visit www.buffalocsz.com.