1. Columbus Symphony Orchestra presents Chris Botti (April 12, 8 p.m.)
Ohio Theatre, 39 E. State St.
Grammy Award-winning trumpeter Chris Botti joins the symphony for a night of jazz. http://www.columbussymphony.com
2. SRO Theatre Company presents Laughter on the 23rd Floor (April 12-21)
Columbus Performing Arts Center, 549 Franklin Ave.
This Neil Simon play, inspired by his years as a writer for Sid Caesar’s Your Show of Shows, follows an overworked group of comedy writers. http://www.srotheatre.org
3. Agora X (April 13, noon-midnight)
Junctionview Studios, 889 Williams Ave.
More than 150 individual artists and 44 studios will have their work on display at the final Agora event at Junctionview, which is closing at the end of April to make way for new development. Vendors, live music, food trucks, films, comedy and a fashion show are also part of the day’s activities. http://www.agoracolumbus.com
4. 1927 presents The Animals and Children Took to the Streets (April 18-21)
Wexner Center for the Arts, 1871 N. High St.
British theater ensemble 1927 melds song, stage acting and animation to produce a show not unlike a live-action graphic novel. http://www.wexarts.org
5. BalletMet presents The Little Mermaid (April 19-27)
Capitol Theatre, Riffe Center, 77 S. High St.
A new ballet by Tony Award nominee Lynne Taylor-Corbett, based on the Hans Christian Andersen that inspired the hugely popular Disney movie, follows the tale of the mermaid who longs to be human. http://www.balletmet.org