GUSH QATIF, GAZA STRIP - JUNE 13: (ISRAEL OUT) Young right-wing Jewish settlers kiss as they stand on the beach at the Gush Qatif settlement bloc June 13, 2004 in the southern Gaza Strip. Thousands of settlers face evacuation from their homes if Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's Gaza Strip disengagement plan is carried through. (Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)
GET SILLY: What's up with improv in town apart from Four Day Weekend in Fort Worth, dudes? We can only point you to Dallas Comedy House for the Dallas Comedy Festival, which kicks off today with North Texas-based improv troupes Gangs of Recess, The Megaphone Taping, and Fiad. Tickets available at the door. 8PM.
CAN'T HARDLY WAIT: Upstart Productions is all about writer Eric Bogosian this season, as the company phases out of his Pulitzer-nominated, film-adapted Talk Radio and into his top seller, subUrbia. The New York Times wrote of the revised play: "His rewrites—for a world seeped in cell phones, hip-hop, and a new political context—render the piece “an American anyplace where everything, yet nothing, has changed.” Find more information about the show and get tickets here. The Green Zone, 8PM.
MORE THAN FOOTLOOSE: Spring Awakening, the lusty musical based on German playwright Frank Wedekind's so-named work that makes the American Pie movies look like Charlotte's Web, takes its alt-rock infused hormonal quest to the AT&T Performing Arts Center. There's even an information page for parents on the show's Web site. Heart racing yet? Find tickets here. 8PM.