The former SNL cast member and star of 30 Rock is back on tour after recovering from a 2014 car crash. This week he visits Comedy Off Broadway at The Mall at Lexington Green for what is looking like a sold-out run. Show times are 7:15 and 9:45 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Tickets are $38 with a limited number available. Call 859-271-5653 or go to Comedyoffbroadway.com.
Southern Fried Chicks
Comedians Lauren Mills, Sonya White and Kentucky’s own Etta May perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Grand Theatre in Frankfort. Tickets are $20 to $40. Call 502-352-7469 or go to Grandtheatrefrankfort.org.
The Bluegrass Opera: ‘A Glorious Day’
The new musical based on George Bernard Shaw’s classic comedy Getting Married, features music and lyrics by Julie Mandel and book by Lila Bernstein. Shows are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday through Jan. 24 at the Downtown Arts Center, 141 East Main Street. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for students. 502-940-9379. Bluegrassopera.org.
Baroque Trumpet Day
The historic instrument will be celebrated with a free class and concert Saturday. Called a baroque trumpet because its repertoire comes from the baroque era in works by composers such as Bach, Handel and Vivaldi, it lacks valves like the modern trumpet. Events include a 3 p.m. master class in the UK Fine Arts Building, Room 22, led by the U.S. Army Old Guard Historical Trumpet Ensemble, and a 7 p.m. concert at Christ Church Cathedral, 166 Market Street. Several UK baroque trumpet students will join the Army group for the concert. Both events are free. Uktrumpet.com.