Theatrical Novel (Teatralny Roman): Kirill Pirogov and Pyotr Fomenko stage an adaptation of Mikhail Bulgakov's novel. English, German and French subtitles available. Fomenko Workshop Theater. 30/32 Kutuzovsky Prospekt. Metro Kutuzovskaya. 499-249-1921. Fri. at 7 p.m.
The Taming of the Shrew (Ukroshcheniye Stroptivoi): Jean-Christophe Maillot's ballet based on Shakespeare's comedy to music by Shostakovich. Bolshoi Theater New Stage. 1 Teatralnaya Ploshchad. Metro Teatralnaya. 495-455-5555. Fri., Sat. and Sun., at 7 p.m.
Architects: British metalcore band. YotaSpace. 11 Ulitsa Ordzhonikidze. Metro Leninsky Prospekt. 495-230-1030. Fri. at 8 p.m.
We Cannot Choose the Time We Live In (Vremena Ne Vybirayut): The love story of an American jazz singer and a Russian musician, set in the mid-20th century in New York and Moscow. Moscow Musical Theater. 27 Novozavodskaya Ulitsa. Metro Bagrationovskaya. 495-797-6300. Sat. at 7 p.m.
The Marriage of Figaro (Svadba Figaro): the concert version of Mozart's classic performed by the Moscow Conservatory Opera Theater. Conservatory Great Hall. 13 Bolshaya Nikitskaya Ulitsa. 495-629-8183. Sat. at 7 p.m.
Carmen: original version of Bizet's opera based on Merimee's short story, performed in French but set in a dirty Moscow courtyard with a garbage container and an old jalopy. Helikon Opera on Arbat. 11 Novy Arbat, Bldg. 2. Metro Arbatskaya. 495-695-6584. Sat. at 7 p.m.
Gastarbaiterka: German folk chansons, jazz and Russian-Gypsy ska fusion. FAQ-Cafe. 65/74 Ulitsa Bolshaya Polyanka. Metro Dobryninskaya. 495-952-5227. Sat. at 9 p.m.
On the Path of Language (Tropoi Yazyka): exhibit dedicated to poet Joseph Brodsky. Belyayevo Gallery. 100 Profsoyuznaya Ulitsa. Metro Belyayevo. gallery-belyaevo.ru.
Kings of Piano Jazz: Grigory Fain Trio in concert. Conservatory Rachmaninov Hall. 13 Bolshaya Nikitskaya Ulitsa. 495-629-81-83. Sun. at 7 p.m.
The Master and Margarita: Mikhail Bulgakov's satirical fantasy about Satan's visit to Moscow. Chekhov Moscow Art Theater. 3 Kamergersky Pereulok. Metro Teatralnaya. 495-646-3646. Sun. at 7 p.m.