Wicked: The multiple Tony award-winning musical tells the untold story of the witches of Oz before Dorothy arrived. The popular Broadway show returns to Tampa for the fourth time starting today at 7:30 p.m. at Carol Morsani Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $73.50–$173.50. (813) 229-7827.
The Misery Jackals: The group blends punk rock, bluegrass, zydeco and jazz into a sound they call Pillbilly Browngrass. They perform with Twisty Chris and the Puddin' Packs at 8 p.m. at Fubar, 658 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 424-1809.
Lectores Speaker Series: Novelists Tony D'Souza and Terese Svoboda are featured today in this author reading series. It's at 7 p.m. at Falk Theatre, 428 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. Free. (813) 253-6243 .
People's Choice Awards 2013, 9 p.m., CBS: When fans have to pick awards in which Adam Levine leads nominations (with six), nobody's really a winner.