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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for March 27

Sarah Bockel plays singer-songwriter Carole King in Beautiful -- the Carole King Musical, coming to the Straz Center March 27 through April 1, 2018. Courtesy of the Straz Center.
Sarah Bockel plays singer-songwriter Carole King in Beautiful -- the Carole King Musical, coming to the Straz Center March 27 through April 1, 2018. Courtesy of the Straz Center.
Published Mar. 26, 2018

Beautiful - The Carole King Musical: The Tony Award-winning show about Carole King's rise to fame features her most memorable songs, including I Feel the Earth Move, Natural Woman, and You've Got a Friend. Through May 1. The Thursday, April 28, 7:30 p.m. show will be sign language interpreted. 7:30 p.m., Carol Morsani Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $46 and up. (813) 229-7827.

Mardi Gras at Universal: Running through April 7, Universal Studios brings the Big Easy to Orlando daily with a Mardi Gras parade with mythical creatures themed floats, lots of beads and Cajun food. For 13 nights during the festival, enjoy a free concert by nationally known pop and rock acts. Included with admission. (Note: Seasonal passholders are blacked out on concert days.) 9 a.m., Universal Orlando, 6000 Universal Blvd., Orlando. $105, $100 child. 1-800-837-2273.

Toga Tuesday: Step into any Little Greek restaurant wearing a toga, and walk out with a free gyro pita. Also, Little Greek will donate $5 to Autism Speaks for every toga clad customer. 11 a.m., Little Greek Fresh Grill, 1052 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 826-0703.

The Plot in You: American metalcore band from Ohio comprised of quartet: Landon Tewers, vocalist, Josh Childress, guitarist, Ethan Yoder, bassist and Mathis Arnell, percussionist perform in support of new single Disposable Fix from their fourth studio album Dispose as part of their Cold Like War tour. 6 p.m., Crowbar, 1812 N 17th St., Tampa. $15. (813) 241-8600.

Maks, Val and Peta: Confidential: The star dancers of ABC's Dancing With the Stars bring a live performance with a narrative of family life and love stories. 8 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $45-$85. (727) 791-7400.

TO WATCH

SEASON PREMIERE: Roseanne, 8 p.m., ABC: In the sitcom's reboot, Roseanne and Dan adjust to having Darlene and her two children back in the house while Becky announces she's going to be a surrogate to make some extra money.

SERIES PREMIERE: Splitting Up Together, 9:30 p.m., ABC: A struggling couple decide they want to divorce -- but still live together for the benefit of their kids and friends.

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