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Inherit the Wind: The great American drama of a science teacher put on trial for teaching evolution is loosely based on the Scopes Monkey Trial of 1925. Through March 27. 8 p.m., Stageworks Theatre, 1120 E Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. $30-$40. (813) 374-2416.

Florida Orchestra Coffee Concert: Listen and Laugh: Forget the image of classical music as stuffy, under the direction of Stuart Malina, the orchestra presents classically fun works including The Typewriter (Anderson), "Toy" Symphony (L. Mozart), Champagne Polka (Strauss Jr.) and The Unbegun Symphony (PDQ Bach). 11 a.m., Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $24-$42. (727) 892-3337.

Airsickness: The four-piece Tampa rock band will be joined by Brooklyn's Lion in the Mane who tour in support of their EP, Echoes in Absence. 6 p.m., The Orpheum, 1915 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $10-$12. (813) 248-9500.

Tampa Shakespeare Festival: Much Ado About Nothing: The festival features alternating performances of the Bard's Richard III, about the comeuppance of the last king of the House of York, and the comedic war of the sexes, Much Ado About Nothing. Through April 3. 6 p.m., Water Works Park, 1710 N Highland Ave., Tampa. Free. (813) 551-1564.

Sondheim on Sondheim: This revolutionary biographical revue employs state-of-the-art video to tell the story of Sondheim's life and career in his own words and music. Additional 2 p.m. performances Saturdays and Sundays. Through April 10. 7 p.m., Freefall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $20-$43. (727) 498-5205.

Unwritten Law: The rockers return to St. Petersburg with openers, Fenix TX. 7 p.m., State Theatre, 687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $15. (727) 895-3045.

Moon City: Using moonlit puppets, live projection technology, original animation and an amusement park as a set, this show follows one man's dream to build a fantasyland in the swamp. 7 p.m., [email protected], 620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. $10-$15. (727) 895-6620.

Daniel Bachman: The singer-songwriter performs with Rebecca Zapen and Jeremy Douglass. 7:30 p.m., Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $7-$20. (727) 822-3590.

Dean Edwards: First appearing on Russell Simmons' Def Comedy Jam, Edwards appeared in the movie The Original Kings of Comedy and two seasons of SNL. He's noted for his impressions of celebrities as Michael Jackson and Denzel Washinton. 8 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $17 - $20. (813) 864-4000.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Kid's Kite Day: Kid friendly activities in celebration of Pinellas County Schools Spring Break include a butterfly release, kite flying, community gardening and more. 11 a.m., ROC (Remember Our Children) Park, 300 Municipal Drive, Madeira Beach. Free. (727) 392-0665.

TO WATCH

The Catch, 10 p.m., ABC. Brace yourself: Another Shonda Rhimes drama is here. Mireille Enos stars as a savvy private eye who is conned out of millions by her fiancé (Peter Krause). Now she wants payback.

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for March 24 03/23/16 [Last modified: Wednesday, March 23, 2016 12:22pm]
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