Sardonic, effete, and proudly, conceptually commercial upon their ’80s arrival, Pet Shop Boys have since cemented themselves as world historically great pop artists. From the introductory Euro-rap of “West End Girls” through the emotional lushness of Behaviour and Very to their brand-new Electric, Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe have infused electropop with sui generis drama and humanity for three decades. And to make up for the dinkiness of their “band,” their stage shows are extravagant visual productions, this one created with designer Es Devlin and choreographer Lynne Page. (Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St, stgpresents.org, 8 pm, $35.75–$55.75, all ages)

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Washington Ensemble Theatre presents amber, a sensory installation set in the disco era
In this 30-minute multimedia experience, lights & sounds guide groups as they explore a series of immersive spaces.