Director's Choice: Legends and Prodigy
March 24–26 | Wortham Center
Before the curtain closes this Sunday, see Houston Ballet's mixed-repertory program featuring three outstanding works, including Grosse Fuge by Hans van Manen and two Houston Ballet premieres, Stepping Stones by Jirí Kylián and Year of the Rabbit by Justin Peck.
From $25. 501 Texas Ave. 713-227-2787. houstonballet.org
Friday, March 24 at 8 | Wortham Center
Founded in 1974, the all-male ballet company, affectionately known as The Trocks, continues to delight audiences with athletic parodies of classical dances, like Swan Lake, complete with pointe shoes and tutus.
$43–83. 501 Texas Ave. 713-227-4772. spahouston.com
March 24–26 | Memorial Park
As Houston gets some spring in its step, head to Memorial Park for the popular fine art festival as more than 300 artists from across the globe set up shop, including mixed-media works from the 2017 featured artist, Amanda Bennett.
$15 per day; $5 for children. 6501 Memorial Dr. 713-521-0133. artcolonyassociation.org
An Act of God
Thru April 16 | Alley Theatre
Alley company artist Todd Waite stars in this devilishly funny 2015 play by Daily Show vet David Javerbaum about God that, according to the New York Times, "is a gut-busting-funny riff on the never-ending folly of mankind's attempts to fathom God's wishes through the words of the Bible and use them to their own ends." Thankfully, Waite practices what Javerbaum's play preaches.
From $39. 615 Texas Ave. 713-220-5700. alleytheatre.org
Saturday, March 25 at 8 | Wortham Center
Mercury Houston conductor and artist director Antoine Plante leads the local ensemble as they perform two classic compositions: Haydn's "Farewell" and Beethoven's "Piano Concerto No.2 in B-Flat Major, Op. 19."
$19–68. 501 Texas Ave.713-533-0080. mercuryhouston.org