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Weymouth’s Mary Callanan plays Rosie in the Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus musical based on ABBA songs including “Dancing Queen” and “Money, Money, Money.”

JOAN MARCUS

Weymouth’s Mary Callanan plays Rosie in the Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus musical based on ABBA songs including “Dancing Queen” and “Money, Money, Money.”

PICK OF THE DAY

Everything’s coming up Rosie

One of the dancing queens in this touring production of “Mamma Mia!” is a familiar Boston theater face. Weymouth’s Mary Callanan plays Rosie in the Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus musical based on ABBA songs including “Dancing Queen” and “Money, Money, Money.” June 19 at 7 p.m. (through June 24). $33 and up. Boston Opera House, 539 Washington St., Boston. 800-982-2787. www.broadwayinboston.com

MONDAY

School of rock Faculty and alums from the Berklee College of Music percussion department spend the week performing rhythms from around the world as part of the Berklee Percussion Festival. First up is associate professor Henrique de Almeida, who has worked with Gloria Estefan, Bill Cosby, and others. Rock is his game. 8:15 p.m. through June 21 (7:30 p.m., June 22). $8 in advance, $12 day of show. Berklee Performance Center, 136 Massachusetts Ave., Boston. 617-266-1400. www.berkleebpc.com

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Pedal to the metal It’s only been a few years since local guitarist Norm Zocher took up the pedal steel guitar, but he is no beginner. At Monday’s Return of the Pedal Steel Guitar Quartet, the master will show you how he brings the vintage instrument into the 21st century. The program of Zocher compositions also includes John Coltrane’s “26-2.” 8 p.m. $5. The Outpost 186, 186 ½ Hampshire St., Inman Square, Cambridge. www.zeitgeist-outpost.blogspot.com

Gathering Moss Smoken’ Joe’s is a perfect venue for the smokin’ sounds of Chicago-based bluesman Joe Moss. The guitarist and bandleader reveres the old blues while ringing in the new with a unique style and material. Enjoy your cornbread and the Joe Moss Band. 8 p.m. No cover (reservations recommended). Smoken’ Joe’s Barbeque, 351 Washington St., Brighton. 617-254-5227. www.smokenjoesbbq.com

This, that, and the other The Beatles catalog is ginormous, but composer and producer Scott Freiman meticulously dissects three of the lads’ tunes at “A Trip Through Strawberry Fields.” Rare audio and video clips will take you through “Strawberry Fields Forever,” “Penny Lane,” and “A Day in the Life” on Sir Paul’s 70th birthday (see story, Page 4). 7:30 p.m. $15. Coolidge Corner Theatre, 290 Harvard St., Brookline. 617-734-2500. www.coolidge.org

Hims and hymns Steven plays the piano; Stijn conducts the choir. Together they are Scala & Kolacny Brothers. The indie-rock Belgian choir is made up of women, ages 16-28, who sing rock and indie songs converted into dirge-like hymns by the brothers. 8 p.m. $25-$35. The Wilbur Theatre, 246 Tremont St., Boston. 800-745-3000. www.thewilbur.com

TUESDAY

From Starbucks to star Anthony Rapp auditioned for Jonathan Larson’s “Rent” while working at Starbucks, and this is the starting point for “Without You: A Memoir of Love, Loss, and the Musical Rent.” The bestseller is the starting point for “Anthony Rapp — Without You” featuring songs from “Rent.” Presented by Chocolate Factory Productions. June 19 at 8 p.m. (through June 24). $60. Modern Theatre at Suffolk University, 525 Washington St., Boston. 800-247-4360. www.withoutyoutheshow.com

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