Sunday, June 16 

Maine State Music Theatre kicks off its season with Sophisticated Ladies, a swingin’ musical based on the big-band jazz of Duke Ellington that boasts the “largest tap dance sequences since Newsies and Singin’ In The Rain.” Performances at Bowdoin College’s Pickard Theater in Brunswick run June 5 through 22; today at 2 p.m. Tix: $64-$87. 725-8769. msmt.org.