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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Oct. 4

The Birds: Irish playwright Conor McPherson adapts the short story that inspired the Alfred Hitchcock film about a town that is under attack by birds. The play opens tonight at 8 p.m. at American Stage Theatre, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. $29-$49. (727) 823-7529.

Romeo and Juliet: St. Petersburg Opera opens its season with a French version of Shakespeare's classic. Performed in French with English supertitles. Show begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $21-$65. (727) 822-3590.

Cheap Trick: I Want You To Want Me is sure to fill the Clearwater venue as the '70s rock band takes the stage, with special guest Stormbringer. Concert starts at 8 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $39.50-$75. (727) 791-7400.

MOSI After Dark and Food Truck Rally: The museum hosts a food truck rally including Chowder Bus, Pitas On the Run, Cheesesteak Bus, Roaming Gourmand and Enjoi Sweets, plus DJ music, games and access to the Sky Trail Ropes Course. It starts at 6 p.m. at the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI), 4801 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. Free, $5 admission charge for exhibits. (813) 987-6000.

Tampa International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival: This year's festival kicks off with a free screening of The Happy Sad at 8 p.m. The festival includes 36 feature-length films and 40 shorts that explore gay and lesbian lifestyles. Festivities begin at 7 p.m. at Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St., Tampa. $9, $7 seniors and children. (813) 274-8982.

TO WATCH

America's Next Top Model, 9 p.m., CW The models are given tons of instructions from a tyrannical director who turns out to be Reggie Watts. Half of the models are at a total loss as to who he is. YouTube, people: Look into it.

Correction

Tickets for Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus do not go onsale next week. Ticket Window on Thursday contained incorrect information.

MORE TO EXPLORE

Find great date night ideas at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

Things to do in Tampa Bay for Oct. 4 10/03/13 [Last modified: Thursday, October 3, 2013 4:38pm]
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