Serendipitous play about Sister Rosetta

When scheduling its 2017-18 season, Cleveland Play House had no way of knowing Sister Rosetta Tharpe would be a Rock Hall honoree when the ceremony comes to town in April. The serendipitous selection of Marie and Rosetta, depicting Tharpe and young protege Marie Knight, plays through Feb. 11 at the Allen Theatre in Playhouse Square. Tickets are $25-$110 at 216-241-6000, www.clevelandplayhouse.com.

Third ‘My North Hill Story’

North Hill residents share personal experiences at the third “My North Hill Story” at 5:30 p.m. at Exchange House, 760 Elma St., Akron. These story circles are “designed to create conversation through sharing stories of personal experience in order to more effectively manage racial tension and celebrate ethnic diversity,” and are presented by Gum-Dip Theatre, the International Institute and Exchange House. It’s free. www.facebook.com/gumdiptheatre.

Student talk on ‘Creative Mind’

Walsh University students will talk about the exhibit The Creative Mind from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Birk Center for the Arts Atrium Gallery. The exhibit runs through March 11 and features the careers and achievements of African-American scientists, engineers, mathematicians and medical professionals. www.walsh.edu.

Met Live in HD presents ‘Tosca’

The Metropolitan Opera’s popular Live in HD series presents Tosca at 1 and 6:30 p.m. at cinemas including Cinemark Portage Crossing, Cuyahoga Falls; Hudson Cinemas 10; Montrose Movies 12, Akron; Tinseltown USA, Jackson Township; Cinemark Macedonia 15; Valley View 24; Cedar Lee, Cleveland Heights. www.fathomevents.com.

Swing dancing at Kenmore’s Rialto Theatre

Bust some old-school moves with swing dancing night at Kenmore’s Rialto Theatre. For just $5 you can participate in a lesson from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., followed by a free open dance session. No partner required. The Rialto is at 1000 Kenmore Blvd., Akron. 234-525-1956 or www.therialtotheatre.com.