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This is our pick of the best of the burbs. For more information, go to and search music, restaurants, arts and crafts, and other goings-on throughout Greater Boston.


North Andover: The Pentucket Players present “Brigadoon,” Lerner & Loewe’s musical fantasy featuring classic numbers like “Almost Like Being In Love” and “Come to Me, Bend to Me.” Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 2 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m. Rogers Center for the Arts, Cullen Ave. and Walsh Way. $24. 978-837-5355,

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Peabody: Join Lyricora to reflect on the past winter and look forward to spring in a program featuring Renaissance and 20th-century music, both accompanied and a cappella. Includes works by Monteverdi, Lauridsen, Whitacre, and others. Saturday, 7 p.m., St. John the Baptist Church, 17 Chestnut St. $15. 978-531-0002,

Salem: Since 2002, the Salem Theatre Company has hosted an annual Shakespeare Open Mike Night to celebrate the birthday of Shakespeare. The public is invited to share performances, prepared or not, on-book or off-book, as the spirit moves. Scripts available at the event. Tuesday, 8 p.m., Gulu-Gulu Cafe, 247 Essex St. Free. 978-740-8882,

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