2pm: Director Kate Gaul's gender-bending take on the classic Gilbert & Sullivan operetta stars Canberran Tobias Cole. Numbers include I'm Called Little Buttercup. Queanbeyan Performing Arts Centre, also 8pm. theq.net.au.
Music by the River
7pm: The Canberra Symphony Orchestra will play works by Mozart, Verdi, Vivaldi and Haydn in Queen Elizabeth II Park, Queanbeyan. Festivities from 5pm. Ticketed or free depending on location: cso.org.au.
Breaking the Castle
7.30pm: Writer-performer Peter Cook's one-man play, directed by Caroline Stacey, is about an addict who is thrown an unlikely lifeline. Ages 15+. The Street Theatre. Also March 4 to 12, various dates and times. thestreet.org.au.
Monty Python's SPAMALOT
1.30pm: The musical based on the movie Monty Python and the Holy Grail is a spoof of the story of King Arthur. The Playhouse, Canberra Theatre Centre. Also 7pm and Saturday at 1.30 and 7pm. canberratheatrecentre.com.au or 6275 2700.
3pm: In the first of the Drill Hall Gallery Lecture Series 2020, architectural historian Peter Kohane discusses Le Corbusier as a theorist and polemicist. ANU School of Art and Design Lecture Theatre, Level 1 Childers Street. $10 / $5 (student).
Joseph Tawadros Quartet
4pm: Tawadros blends Middle Eastern and classical music with contemporary jazz. The Street Theatre. thestreet.org.au.
Roomful of Teeth
8pm: This New York vocal group have absorbed the techniques of Tuvan throat singing as well as yodelling, Broadway belt and Death Metal. The Street Theatre. thestreet.org.au.
Kathy Lette's Big Night Out
8pm: The writer will share intimate details of her varied and multi-coloured personal, social and professional lives at the Playhouse, Canberra Theatre Centre. canberratheatrecentre.com.au or 6275 2700.
The Turner Brown Band
7pm: This Australian-American group blends gospel and blues. Tuggeranong Arts Centre. Support act at 7.15pm, main act at 8pm. trybooking.com.au.
8pm: The American blues guitarist is touring on the back of his album, Benton County Relic. The Playhouse, Canberra Theatre Centre, canberratheatrecentre.com.au or 6275 2700.
Honey Boy (MA): The story of a child star attempting to mend his relationship with his father, loosely based on star Shia LaBeouf's life.
The Invisible Man (CTC): Cecilia suspects her abusive ex Adrian faked his suicide and is now invisible and on the hunt for her.
Miss Fisher & the Crypt of Tears(M): Phryne Fisher (Essie Davis) frees a young Bedouin girl, Shirin Abbas, from imprisonment in Jerusalem and investigates a wartime mystery.
Motherless Brooklyn (CTC): Lionel Essrog, a private detective living with Tourette syndrome, investigates the murder of his mentor in New York.
Ride Your Wave (PG): A student falls in love with the firefighter who rescued her - but then there is a tragic incident. Japanese animation.