La Traviata: The Green Theater at VDNKh stages a free production of Giuseppe Verdi's tragic opera with soloists and an orchestra from the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. The show marks the start of the Inspiration festival. 19 Prospekt Mira. 495-544-3400. Metro VDNKh. On Sat. at 8 p.m.
Zhenia Lubich performs a must-see show for lovers of indie-pop and indie-rock mix. Muz Pub. 33 Kalancheyevskaya Ulitsa. Metro Komsomolskaya. 495-937-5419. On Fri. at 9 p.m.
A Royal Night Out (2015): On V.E. Day in 1945 Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret are allowed out to join the celebrations. It is a night full of excitement, danger and the first flutters of romance. Directed by Julian Jarrold, stars Emily Watson, Bel Powley and Sarah Gadon. Pyat Zvyozd-Novokuznetskaya. Arkadia mall, 8 Sredny Ovchinnikovsky Pereulok. Metro Novokuznetskaya. 495-916-9169. From Thurs. to Wed. at 11:25 a.m.
Blues Gravity: power rock and blues. Rhythm & Blues Cafe Big Hall. 19 Starovaganuskovsky Pereulok, Bldg.1. Metro Biblioteka Imeni Lenina. 495-697-6008. On Fri. at 11:30 p.m.
Roman Comedy (Rimskaya Komediya): Pavel Khomsky stages Leonid Zorin’s historical play about an oppressive emperor and his mostly compliant subjects. Mossoviet Theater. 16 Bolshaya Sadovaya Ulitsa. Metro Mayakovskaya. 495-699-2035. On Fri. at 7 p.m.
Dali and a Spanish Queen From Kazan (Dali i Ispanskaya Koroleva iz Kazani): Sergei Prokhanov’s staging about Salvador Dali. Theater Luny. 31 Malaya Ordynka. Metro Dobryninskaya. 495-953-1317. On Fri. at 7 p.m.
Argentinean Tango Evening features Yury Tashtamirov (saxophone), Ivan Ipatov (piano), Aidana Karasheva (harp), Alexander Desyatov and Maria Makarenko (dance). Vernadsky Geological Museum. 11 Mokhovaya Ulitsa, Bldg. 11. Metro Okhotny Ryad. 905-520-1749, www.sgm-hall.ru. On Sat. at 7 p.m.