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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for May 22

RECOMMENDED READING


If/Then: The hit Broadway musical about the endless possibilities of choices that can change your life if you'd never taken that phone call or changed your fate with a bad decision. Cast includes Jackie Burns (Wicked), Anthony Rapp (RENT), Tamyra Gray (American Idol) and Matthew Hydzik (Side Show) Through May 22. 2 and 7:30 p.m., Carol Morsani Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $45-$95. (813) 229-7827.

Suds on Sunday: You enjoy one Tito's vodka drink and music by DJ Quest while your dog gets a bath. Benefits Vets4Pets. 12 p.m., Ferg's Live, 490 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $10 wash, $5 nail trim. (813) 545-4411.

The Mystery of Edwin Drood: The audience votes on the ending to this musical "whodunit" based on the unfinished work by Charles Dickens, to solve the mystery of the disappearance of young Edwin Drood. Through May 22. 2 p.m., Francis Wilson Playhouse, 302 Seminole St., Clearwater. $26, $15 students. (727) 446-1360.

Mr. Burns: In this "post-electric" play, the few survivors left to rebuild after a cataclysm due to grid failure attempt to remember the details of an episode of The Simpsons. As time goes on, iconic pop culture becomes mythology. Through May 22. 2 and 7 p.m., Freefall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $21-$48. (727) 498-5205.

Millencolin: An early '90s Swedish punk/rock band. 7 p.m., State Theatre, 687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $19. (727) 895-3045.

Tone Bell: The Atlanta native starred on the NBC comedy Whitney, and has appeared on Comedy Central's Key and Peele. 7 p.m., Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $10-$16.50. (813) 960-1197.

Florida Orchestra Masterworks Series: Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 3: Under the direction of Stuart Malina, the principal guest conductor, conducts this Masterworks concert. 7:30 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $15-$45. (727) 892-3337.

AlunaGeorge: The electro-R&B outfit best known for their hit single, You Know You Like It will be joined by opener, Kiiara. 8 p.m., The Orpheum, 1915 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $17-$35. (813) 248-9500.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Sweetfields Sunflower Maze: Get lost in a 6-acre labyrinth made of sunflowers. 10 a.m., Sweetfields Farm, 17250 Benes Roush Road, Masaryktown. $9.50, $5 ages 3-11, 2 and younger free. (352) 279-0977.

TO WATCH

2016 Billboard Music Awards, 8 p.m., ABC. Because it's been just too long between award shows, here comes Ciara and Ludacris to host the bash in Las Vegas. Performers include Justin Bieber, the Go-Go's, Demi Lovato, Shawn Mendes, Pink, Britney Spears and Kesha (who is back on after Dr. Luke initially didn't allow it).

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