Local Theatre Productions
When Day Comes, Crossroads Theater Company, Elizabeth Ross Johnson Theater, NBPAC, 11 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick. www.crossroadstheatrecompany.com. Inaugural production of the Crossroads Festival Theatre is a world premiere live production by Ricardo Khan that features members of the internationally acclaimed a cappella group Sweet Honey in the Rock and offers a poetic and musical journey through our most recent times, inspired by Amanda Gorman's poem "The Hill We Climb." $40. 7 p.m.
Emergency!, Crossroads Theater Company, Arthur Laurents Theater, NBPAC, 11 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick. www.crossroadstheatrecompany.com. Written and performed by Obie Award winning playwright Daniel KOA Beaty, EMERGENCY! is a captivating theater experience that begins when a slave ship emerges from the depths of the Hudson River in contemporary times. $40. 7:30 p.m.
Murder for Two, Bristol Riverside Theatre, 120 Radcliffe Street, Bristol, Pennsylvania, 215-785-0100. www.brtstage.org. Comedic musical whodunnit for two actors, one playing the detective and the other playing all 13 suspects. Both accompany each other at the piano. $43 and up. 8 p.m.
American Idiot, Music Mountain Theater, 1483 State Route 179, Lambertville. www.musicmountaintheatre.org. Rock musical based on Green Day’s 2004 album. $25. 8 p.m.
Escape to Margaritaville, State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, 1-800-255-3476. www.stnj.org. Jimmy Buffet-infused musical comedy. $40 to $98. 8 p.m.