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Going out guide: The best things to do in the coming week

Thursday, April 25, 2013 - 12:01 am

TODAY

CLEAN COMEDY: Comedians Anita Renfroe and Henry Cho share their family-friendly humor at 7 p.m. at the Embassy Theatre, 121 W. Jefferson Blvd. The show is part of their current “Mother of All Comedy” Tour.

Renfroe broke into comedy by creating a 3-minute YouTube video called “Momisms,” which quickly went viral and landed her on TV comedy shows. Cho won fans after appearing on Comedy Central and other comedy shows. He also has acted in a number of TV sitcoms.

Tickets are $23 and $28. They are available at the Embassy box office, Ticketmaster outlets, www.ticketmaster.com and 1-800-745-3000.

CLASSIC DRAMA: William Shakespeare's “Antony & Cleopatra” sweeps onto the stage with the preview performance at 7:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Theater, 300 W. Wayne St.

The drama tells the story of the doomed love affair between Roman military leader Marc Antony and Cleopatra, queen of Egypt. This production has been adapted by Thom Hofrichter, First Presbyterian Theater's managing artistic director.

Regular performances are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and May 3-4 and 10-11; and 2 p.m. May 5.

Advance tickets are $20, general admission, and $18, ages 65 and older. Thirty tickets per performance are free to full-time students who make reservations. At the door, tickets are $24, general admission, $22, ages 65 and older, and $10, full-time students. To order tickets, call 422-6329 or go to http://firstpres-fw.org/the_arts/theater/tickets.

FRIDAY

“SUITE” SHOW: Laugh along as actors present the Neil Simon comedy “Plaza Suite,” which opens at 8 p.m. at Arena Dinner Theatre, 719 Rockhill St.

The popular play follows three separate stories, all involving people who, over a period of time, stay in the same suite at the Plaza Hotel in New York.

Doors and cash bar open at 6:15 p.m.; dinner is at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m.

Additional performances will be Saturday and May 3, 4, 10 and 11.

Cost is $35. To order tickets or for more information about the show or menu, call the Arena box office at 424-5622 or go to www.arenadinnertheatre.org. Box office hours are 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. Monday-Friday and on show dates, and 6:30 p.m. on performance dates.

CHRISTIAN ROCK: Christian bands Audio Adrenaline, Group 1 Crew, Seventh Day Slumber and Manic Drive perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. at Blackhawk Ministries, 7400 E. State Blvd. Doors open at 6:45 p.m.

Cost is $50, VIP experience; $15, advance; $20, at the door; $12 each, groups of 10 or more; and free, ages 5 and under (except for VIP experience). Tickets available at 484-1029, www.trinitycommunications.org, www.iTickets.com, and YoYo, 10015 Lima Road and 9930 Illinois Road.

HOLY HUMOR: Nuns get the Broadway treatment in the popular musical comedy “Nunsense,” which opens at 7:30 p.m. at Manchester University's Cordier Auditorium in North Manchester.

Surviving members of the Little Sisters of Hoboken have to raise money fast to bury members who died from a botulism accident.

Additional performances will be at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and at 3 p.m. Sunday.

Tickets are $7, adults, and $5, older adults and non-Manchester University students.

SATURDAY

HAIR AS ART: The contemporary photography exhibit “AFROS: A Celebration of Natural Hair” opens at 10 a.m. at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, 311 E. Main St.

The exhibit features the photos of Brooklyn photographer and author Michael July, who produced a 450-page book chronicling the evolution of the Afro in America. The exhibit continues through June 9.

Museum hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday; and noon-5 p.m. Sunday.

Cost is $7, adults; $5, students; and $12, families. Admission is free 5-8 p.m. Thursdays and noon-5 p.m. Sundays. Military personnel and their families always receive free admission.

RURAL STUDIO TOUR: Visit artists in their studios 10 a.m.-6 p.m. in this self-guided tour that includes stops in Fort Wayne, Leo and Spencerville. There's no admission and no requirement to visit all; check out as few or as many as you want.

The tour stretches from Steve Vachon and Sue Davis' studio on Wallen Road to Lisa Vetter and Paul Siefert's studio, The Art Farm, in Spencerville. Art will be available to purchase, including jewelry, paintings, pottery, photography and more.

For event information, go to www.facebook.com/ArtStudio Tour.

SUNDAY

CHORAL CONCERT: IPFW's University Singers, Chamber Singers and Choral Union present the concert “Innocents Lost” at 7:30 p.m. at First Wayne Street United Methodist Church, 300 E. Wayne St.

The performance is dedicated to children killed in the shooting at Newtown, Conn. It will feature music about childhood and sacred music for organ and choir.

Cost is $7, adults; $6, seniors 60 and older; $4, non-IPFW students; and free, IPFW students with ID and children ages 10 and younger.