The Great Gatsby
A sweeping, lavish staging of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s American masterpiece. Jay Gatsby, a handsome, self-made millionaire, passionately pursues the elusive Daisy Buchanan while Nick Carraway, a young newcomer, is drawn into their world of obsession and danger. $17-$37. 7:30 p.m. Springer Opera House. https://springeroperahouse.org
Classic Albums Live-Creedence Clearwater Revival
Classic Albums Live brings back the 20 greatest hits ever performed by Creedence Clearwater Revival. Take a trip back in time. $39. 7:30 p.m. Bill Heard Theatre. www.rivercenter.org
The Family Theatre
During WWII, the Netherlands were conquered by Hitler and his Nazi regime. The persecution of Jews, mentally handicapped and others deemed not worthy of life began in Holland. There were people, many of them Christians, who became part of the Dutch Underground. These people hid Jews in their homes, while trying to get them out of the country and to safety. Recommended for ages 10 and up. Patrons are welcome to bring a meal or snacks to the theatre. Tickets $8-$12. 7:30 p.m. nightly. Family Theatre, Rose Hill Baptist Church Theatre Annex, 2100 Hamilton Road. For reservations 706-431-3752
Sherlock’s Mystery Dinner Theatre
“Back to the ‘80s!” It’s time for the Franklin Pierce High School class of 1985 reunion. Alumnus Jennifer Grey McFly, having been the assistant principal for 17 years, is now vying for the principal position since the last one had been killed in a bizarre peanut crushing accident earlier in the week. McFly is sure that this is her time, only to be thwarted by the return of the 1985 championship team quarterback, whom the school board is appointing as the new principal. The show features a host of characters from “Footloose” to “Flashdance”. Feel free to come retro in your best Madonna or Don Johnson look. (This is a PG-13 show-no young children or infants allowed.) $52. 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m. nightly. Columbus Marriott Hotel, 800 Front Ave. https://sherlocksmysterydinnertheatre
The Magic of Adam Trent
The Illusionists present Adam Trent, the next generation of magic. One of the best-selling magic shows in Broadway history. One of the original Broadway stars has emerged and teamed up with “The Illusionists” producers to present a headline illusion show with scale and mass appeal not since the touring days of David Copperfield. The extravaganza of magic, comedy and music perfect for the entire family. $49-$59. 7:30 p.m. Bill Heard Theatre. www.rivercenter.org endeavors.
Natalie Higgins, horn. Schwob School of Music. 4 p.m. RiverCenter. Free.
Schwob School Guest Artist
Emily Brebach, English horn. 7:30 p.m. Free. RiverCenter. music.columbusstate.edu