Fiddle on: The 150-voice Mystic Chorale, led by Nick Page, shares beloved fiddle music in its spring concert "The Fiddle Sings" at Cary Hall in Lexington. Performances are Saturday, May 18, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, May 19, at 3:30 p.m. The concert features songs exploring swing, klezmer, bluegrass, blues, Dixieland and baroque music, plus pieces from Eastern Europe and South Africa. Featured guests include fiddler and singer/songwriter Joyce Andersen, clarinetist Billy Novick and pianist Jonathan Singleton. Tickets are $20, general admission; free for children 10 and under, at the door or https://mysticchorale.org.
Here's Dolly: Broadway legend Betty Buckley headlines the cast of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival production of "Hello, Dolly!," playing the Boston Opera House, Aug. 13-25. Tickets are on sale for the show that is "making people crazy happy!" according to a review in The Washington Post. Jerry Zaks directed the show that pays tribute to the original work of legendary director/choreographer Gower Champion. For info, visit www.
The Boys are back: Jersey Boys, the incredible story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, was one of Ogunquit Playhouse's biggest hits in its long history. And, due to popular demand, the show returns to open the Maine seacoast playhouse's new season May 15-June 15. Other shows in the lineup include "42nd Street," June 19-July 13; "Cabaret," July 17-Aug. 10; and "Murder on the Orient Express," Aug. 14-31. Two more shows are soon to be announced. Visit www.ogunquitplayhouse.org for tickets and details