WED ▪ 6
Having brought Fats Waller and Bob Fosse to Broadway, Richard Maltby’s revue Ring of Fire didn’t hit the boards until after James Mangold’s Johnny Cash biopic Walk the Line had played in theaters. Which work gets the fuller measure of the Man in Black? You can check out Casa Mañana’s production of the former and compare. The show runs thru Jul 18 at 3101 W Lancaster Av, FW. Tickets are $37-62. Call 817-332-2272.
THU ▪ 7
Hope you like Schubert, because every recital at this summer’s PianoTexas features at least one work by him. Tonight Van Cliburn medalist Yeol Eum-son plays his Four Impromptus, plus Ravel’s La Valse and von Weber’s Invitation to the Dance. Later in the festival, Simone Pedroni will play piano arrangements of Nino Rota’s movie music. The festival runs Jun 7-Jul 1 at 2800 University Dr, FW. Tickets are $12.50-25. Call 817-257-7602.
FRI ▪ 8
It’s never easy for short-film directors to see their efforts repaid financially, which is where Click Clack Short Films comes in. This distributor screens distinguished shorts and does its best to make sure the movies’ creators are properly rewarded. Love Stories: a short film collection is a touring show of Click Clack’s latest batch, and it plays tonight at Rose Marine Theater. The screening is at 7pm at 1440 N Main St, FW. Tickets are $7.50. Call 817-624-8333.
SAT ▪ 9
When Craig Wright’s Mistakes Were Made debuted on Broadway in 2010, critics thought the strength of this de facto one-man show rested on lead actor Michael Shannon as a small-time theater producer trying not to screw up his chance to produce a big-ticket Broadway show. Circle Theatre and its lead actor Steven Pounders have some big shoes to fill. The show runs Jun 7-30 at 230 W 4th St, FW. Tickets are $10-30. Call 817-877-3040.
SUN ▪ 10
The Arlington Museum of Art has typically been known as a space for contemporary art, so what to make of AMA’s new show, Rembrandt: An Evolution in Etchings? Is the museum moving in on the Kimbell’s territory? Whatever the case, you can see the 17th-century Dutch master’s engravings of landscapes, biblical scenes, and portraits, as well as some forged Rembrandts from the period. The show runs Jun 9-Aug 12 at 201 W Main St, Arlington. Tickets are $5-8. Call 817-275-4600.
MON ▪ 11
The Arabian Horse Association Championship Show opens this week at Will Rogers Memorial Center, but that’s not the real news about this. The real news is that the show is the first event taking place in the complex’s new Equestrian Multi-Purpose Building, which makes it your first chance to check out the facilities. The show runs Jun 7-16 at 3401 W Lancaster Av, FW. Admission is free. Call 830-980-3188.
TUE ▪ 12
As part of the Fort Worth Center for Architecture’s lecture series, Joe and Tracy Self will sort out the different roles of architects, engineers, landscapers, and decorators in a talk entitled Who Does What in the Building Process? The lecture is at 7pm at 3425 W 7th St, FW. Admission is free.