Best bets: Broadway show based on album hits Louisville

Green Day’s American Idiot, a musical based on the band’s multiplatinum album, comes to the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts’ Whitney Hall in Louisville. Shows are 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday . Tickets are $25 to $70. Call 1-800-775-7777 or go to Kentuckycenter.org.

A funnyman with a familiar face

Actor and comedian Kevin Pollak brings his stand-up act to Comedy Off Broadway in The Mall at Lexington Green. Show times are 7:15 and 9:45 p.m. Friday and Saturday . Tickets are $22 and $25. Call (859) 271-5653 or go to Comedyoffbroadway.com.

A good time on the face of it

Whiskers, Whiskey & Women III is 7 p.m. Saturday at Buster’s Billiards & Backroom, 899 Manchester Street. Facial hair competition categories include gentleman’s beard, full beard freestyle and mustache-only divisions. The evening will feature performances by March Madness Marching Band, The Payback and Prime Rose Productions. Tickets are $10; proceeds benefit Kentuckians for the Commonwealth. Go to Bustersbb.co