THEATER — MUSICAL: “Quilters” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. in the Pardoe Theatre. The musical has comedy, drama and triumph as pioneer stories are remembered. Admission is $8 for students, $10 general; call 378-HFAC for tickets or more information.
THEATER — MUSICAL COMEDY: The rarely-performed “Joseph and Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” will be performed at Hale Center Theater Orem, 225 W. 400 North, at 7:30 p.m. The light-hearted, family-friendly show, based on the biblical story of Joseph in Egypt, was written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. Tickets are $8 tonight and all Tuesdays and Thursdays; they’re $7 on Mondays, and $10 Fridays and Saturdays. The show will run through May 25. Call 226-8600 for reservations.
MOVIES — INTERNATIONAL CINEMA: Here are this week’s films at International Cinema, 250 SWKT. Showtimes are for today only; information is provided by IC. “Padre Padrone” (1977, 1 hr. 54 min.) is a true story about a shepherd boy kept in isolation who rebels and enters into society. It’s in Italian with English subtitles and shows at 7:55 p.m. “Nostalghia” (1983, 2 hrs.) is about a Soviet poet who visits Italy and feels “nostalghia” — what the Russians define as melancholy and love for one’s homeland. It’s in Italian with English subtitles and shows at 3:40 p.m. “The Secret Agent” (1996, 1 hr. 35 min.) is based on a Joseph Conrad novel and is about a spy’s betrayal in 19th century England. It’s in English and shows at 6 p.m. Today only, at 3:15 p.m., there will be a lecture on “Nostalghia” by philosophy professor Travis Anderson. Admission to all shows and the lecture is free with IC card; $1 otherwise.
MUSIC — ACOUSTIC GUITAR: Operation Smile is sponsoring “Guitars Unplugged” at 7:30 p.m. in 205 JRCB. Some of BYU’s best guitarists will be playing to raise money for the charity. Admission is $3 at the door.
MUSIC — OPERA: The School of Music’s Opera Department, under the direction of Lawrence Vincent, will present several operatic scenes at 7:30 p.m. in the Margetts Theatre. Scenes from “La Rondine Lakme,” “The Magic Flute,” and “The Barber of Seville” will be among those performed. Admission is free, but requires tickets, which are available at the HFAC ticket office. Any remaining tickets will be released at the door. The show runs nightly through Saturday.
MUSIC — WIND SYMPHONY: The Wind Symphony will perform a variety of pieces, from marches to overtures to concertinos, at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Admission is free.
MUSIC — SONGWRITERS: Professionals and beginning students will perform their newly written songs in the Songwriters Showcase at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Admission is free.