Cuddle up with Shakespeare

This weekend is your last chance to see Shakespeare in Love, the adaptation of the Oscar-winning film at Cleveland Play House that Beacon Journal reviewer Kerry Clawson called “full of love and joy.” Shows are at 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $25-$90 at 216-241-6000, www.clevelandplayhouse.com/shows/2017/shakespeare-in-love.

Martin Luther goes on trial

Also at Playhouse Square, the new play Martin Luther on Trial imagines the religious reformer in the afterlife, being prosecuted by the devil and defended by his wife, with witnesses from history such as Adolf Hitler, Sigmund Freud, Rabbi Josel, St. Paul, Martin Luther King Jr. and Pope Francis. It’s at the Ohio Theatre and showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $41.50-$91.50 at 216-241-6000, www.playhousesquare.org.

Cleveland Orchestra plays early

Take in a matinee performance by the Cleveland Orchestra at 11 a.m. at Severance Hall. On the program are two works by Beethoven, Quartet No. 15, Opus 132 and Leonore Overture No. 3. Tickets are $21-$112 at www.clevelandorchestra.com.



Trace Adkins at Rocksino

Veteran country star Trace Adkins plays at 8 p.m. at the Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park. Tickets are $47-$67.50 at http://livenation.com.