Mamma Mia! The ABBA-fueled Broadway show uses the band's greatest hits (Dancing Queen, Take a Chance on Me) to power a feel-good musical. It opens at 7:30 p.m. and runs through Sunday at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa. Tickets start at $42. (813) 229-7827; strazcenter.org.
Harry and the Potters: The "wizard rock" progenitors draw inspiration from the Harry Potter books for their indie rock sound. You can see them for free this afternoon at 4 p.m. at the Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave. Or see their full show on stage at 8 p.m. at the Transitions Art Gallery at Skatepark of Tampa, 4215 E Columbus Drive, Tampa. $8.
Mighty Mongo: This high-energy pop/reggae rock hybrid plays with St. Petersburg's Anchor Atlantic at 7 p.m. at Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. $7.
Rebel Without a Cause: The Capitol Classics Film Series tonight screens the legendary James Dean film, a 1955 drama/romance with Natalie Wood and Sal Mineo. See it at 7:30 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $6. (727) 791-7400.
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It would take more than magic for Harry Potter fans to attend all the events in his honor this week before hitting the movie premiere on Friday. Find them all at tampabay.com/things-to-do.