A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence (2014): Sam and Jonathan, a pair of hapless novelty salesman, embark on a tour of the human condition in reality and fantasy that unfolds in a series of absurdist episodes. Directed by Roy Andersson. In Swedish and English; Russian subtitles. Pyat Zvyozd-Novokuznetskaya. In the Arkadia mall, 8 Sredny Ovchinnikovsky Pereulok. Metro Novokuznetskaya. 495-916-9169. At 4:55 p.m.
Summer Ballet Seasons: Sleeping Beauty: Tchaikovsky's beautiful ballet based on the fairy tale about an enchanted princess who is awakened by a prince's kiss. La Classique Ballet production. National Youth Theater. 2 Teatralnaya Ploshchad. Metro Teatralnaya. 495-692-0069. At 7 p.m.
Ladies' Night: Viktor Shamirov's staging of a comedy by Stephen Sinclair and Anthony McCarten. Independent Theater Project Enterprise. Mossoviet Theater. 16 Bolshaya Sadovaya Ulitsa. Metro Mayakovskaya. 495-699-2035. At 7 p.m.
Would You Care to Take a Stroll, Arm-in-Arm? (A Vam Ne Khotitsya L, Pod Ruchku Proititsya?): 90 minutes of poetry about love, set to jazz music. Sovremennik Theater Drugaya Stage. 19A Chistoprudny Bulvar. Metro Chistiye Prudy. 495-621-6473. At 7:30 p.m.
Progression: Prog-rock concert featuring The Mile, Spinner and Eternal Wanders. Alexei Kozlov Club. 16 Olimpiisky Prospekt, Bldg. 2, at the Art&Shock Complex. Metro Prospekt Mira. 926-952-0077. At 8 p.m.