A series of short plays all about being in the dark and being okay with it (or not) in A Few Plays About the Dark at Greenpoint's Lutheran Church of the Messiah, 129 Russell St (at Nassau Ave), 8pm, $5. Click here for details.
The latest installment in the Fire Department Salon Series takes to the stage at Players' tonight (7pm, $23) with a performance of Exposure Time by Kim Merrill, about the impact of photographic technology on some some of the form's first masters. Click here for details and tickets.
Tonight and tomorrow night, Brooklyn's American Opera Projects offers concert previews of its Gregory Spears's first opera (adapted from Willa Cather), entitled Paul's Case and Sharon's Grave, adapted from Irish playwright John B. Keane (May 29, 30 at 8pm, $15). Click here for details and tickets.
The York Theater's 2009 Musicals in Mufti series kicks off this weekend with performances of The Grand Tour tonight through Sunday. Click here for details and tickets.