First City Players in Ketchikan presents this show at the new black box theater space in the plaza. Author Alan Ball ("American Beauty") has created a masterful and hilarious comedy about five bridesmaids hiding out from a snooty Knoxville wedding reception. Playing Friday and Saturdays, April 27-28, and May 4-5, this play contains adult language and material, parental discretion is advised. For ticket information call First City Players at 225-4792, or online at www.ketchikanarts.org/fcp.
Ball in the House
Torch Nights Performing Art Series presents Ball in the House, an a cappella guys group with amazing and exciting sounds. They will be combining lush harmonies and innovative styles on Friday, April 20 at 7:30pm on the Kayhi Auditorium stage, with a special performance by the Kayhi Jazz and Concert Choirs. Boston Globe states, "Ball In The House has everything you would expect to find in a successful pop/rock band... the one thing it doesn't have is instruments." This show is sure please audiences of all ages. For tickets and more information visit www.ketchikanarts.org or call 225-2211.
Alaska Folk Festival
The 33rd annual Alaska Folk Festival will be held through April 15, at Centennial Hall in Juneau. Guest artist Carolina Chocolate Drops will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 12, and at 9 p.m. Sunday, April 15. For information, call 463-3316 or go online to akfolkfest.org.
The Family Grind
Juneau's second annual folkless grind will take place at 7 p.m. Friday, April 20, at the VFW Hall. cost is $5 or free if you bring a dessert to share.
The Who's 'Tommy'
Showing at Perseverance Theatre through April 22, the music of The Who comes to life in the story of a young boy's transformation into a pinball champion. Company member Rory Merritt Stitt and the band from Perseverance's productions of "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" and "Hair" rock out in Pete Townshend's stage version of this opera. For information or tickets, go online to www.perseverance theatre.org.