Antaeus Theatre Company, Kiki and David Gindler Performing Arts Center, 110 E. Broadway, Glendale, presents the Cicely Hamilton romantic comedy, “Diana of Dobson’s,” at 8 p.m. The play is the story of a highly intelligent Edwardian shop assistant who briefly escaped her life of drudgery, but cannot escape the social and economic strictures that stifle her. Tickets are $35. Call (818) 506-1983 or visit antaeus.org.
Arcadia Performing Arts Center, 188 Campus Drive, Arcadia, presents Arcadia High School’s Orchesis Dance Company in its spring dance show, showcasing diverse styles including contemporary, hip-hop, Bollywood and jazz, starting at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday, April 25, 26 and 27. Cost is $10 in advance for general admission, $15 for VIP tickets, or $15 at the door. Call (626) 821-1781 or visit arcadiapaf.org.
Comedian, actor, radio host and author Jay Mohr performs his stand-up act at The Rose, 245 E. Green St., Pasadena. Doors open at 6 p.m. and Mohr performs at 9 p.m. Tickets are $24 to $48. Call (888) 645-5006 or visit wheremusicmeetsthesoul.com.
A Restoration Concert features pianist Robert Thies, performing works by Schumann, Debussy, Peter Schwartz and Rachmaninoff, starting at 4 p.m. at the South Pasadena Library Community Room, 1115 El Centro St., South Pasadena. Admission is $20 at the door. Call (626) 403-7350 or visit southpasadenaca.gov.
Sierra Madre Playhouse, 87 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre, presents a staged reading of “Side Man” by Warren Leight. The story is set in 1953, told through the eyes of Clifford, the son of Gene, a jazz trumpeter, and Terry, an alcoholic mother. It starts at 7 p.m. Free. Call (626) 355-4318 or visit sierramadreplayhouse.org.
David Harvey Presents electronica duo Lovers & Poets, singer-songwriter Ann-Marita Garsed, singer-songwriter Nancy Kelel and storyteller Vicki Juditz, starting at 7 p.m. at Coffee Gallery Backstage, 2029 N. Lake Ave., Altadena. Tickets are $15. Call (626) 798-6236 or visit coffeegallery.com.
A chamber music concert by violinist Martin Chalifour, principal concertmaster of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, along with several rising young musicians, starts at 7:30 p.m. at The Huntington, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino. Cost is $60, or $50 for members. Register at huntington.org/calendar.
The Alex Film Society presents “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” (1975) starring Jack Nicholson, starting at 7:30 p.m. at the Alex Theatre, 216 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale. Tickets are $17 general admission, $12 for Society members and $13 for children 12 and younger. Call (818) 243-2539 or visit alextheatre.org.