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Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway sang their hearts out live for the film version of Victor Hugo’s story, exactly what Broadway actors do eight times a week during the run of a show. Watch how it’s done when Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston presents “Les Misérables,” the pop opera about early-19th-century France (pictured: Ivan Rutherford). 2 p.m. (through Aug. 18). $35-$57, $25 ages 5-18, $3 senior discount. Reagle Music Theatre, 617 Lexington St., Waltham. 781-891-5600. www.reaglemusictheatre.org


Putting it together Osiris was an Egyptian god who, according to the myth, was sprinkled throughout the land after being dismembered by his brother. “Re-membering Egypt: In Search of Osiris” by Boston photographer Hakim Raquib is an attempt to “assemble” Egypt through photographs of its natural and human beauty. Mon-Fri 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. through Oct. 18 (Sept. 19 reception 6-8 p.m.). Free. Multicultural Arts Center, 41 2nd St., East Cambridge. 617-577-1400. www.multiculturalartscenter.org/galleries

This is it Head back to 1982 and follow three young, affluent, pot-smoking Manhattanites while they try to find their way from adolescence to adulthood, without mommy and daddy. Kenneth Lonergan’s “This Is Our Youth” is presented by Gloucester Stage Company.
8 p.m. (through Aug. 25). $40, $35 students and seniors. Gloucester Stage Company, 267 East Main St., Gloucester. 978-281-4433. www.gloucesterstage.com


Check it out Here’s a chance to check out Boston Lyric Opera’s upcoming season without a library card. This week’s Concerts in the Courtyard edition at the Boston Public Library welcomes BLO members who will tease you with snippets from “The Magic Flute” and Verdi’s “Rigoletto.” Aug. 9 12:30-1:30 p.m. (the Friday series runs through Aug. 30; inside if raining). Free. Boston Public Library Courtyard, 700 Boylston St., Boston. 617-536-5400. www.bpl.org

Here’s looking at you Here’s a good reason to keep your windows covered. In Alfred Hitchcock’s 1954 thriller, “Rear Window," wheelchair-bound James Stewart spies on his neighbors and is sure that one of them committed murder. The screening is part of Music & Movie Fridays. Aug. 9 at dusk (music at 4:30 p.m.; series runs through Aug. 30). Free. Boston Harbor Hotel Rowes Wharf Sea Grille, 70 Rowes Wharf, Boston. 617-439-7000. www.bhh.com/summer

Rivette-ing French New Wave started with Jacques Rivette, according to François Truffaut, but films by the former are rarely distributed in the United States. Not so for “Le Pont du Nord,” the 1981 film about a mother and daughter (played by real-life mother and daughter Bulle and Pascale Ogier) on an adventure in Paris. Aug. 9 at 7 p.m. (through Aug. 16). $9, $7 students and seniors. Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy St., Cambridge. 617-495-4700. www.hcl.harvard.edu/hfa


Basic instincts Instincts and intuitions are celebrated at a group exhibit by artists from Central Massachusetts. The multimedia “Exotic Information” explores creativity through found-object sculptures, site-specific installations, experimental photography, collage, glass works, and minimalistic paintings. Aug. 10, 17, 24 from noon-3 p.m. Free. The Sprinkler Factory, 38 Harlow St., Worcester. www.sprinklerfactory.com