John Fullbright

I know it can be hard to peel yourself from the couch in this season of catching up on every TV show that’s incessantly being chatted about in your Facebook and Twitter feeds. Can I fault you for plowing through the first season of Game of Thrones on a single Saturday? Not really. That little pissant Joffrey deserves every ounce of your vitriol. And, come on, there’s always Khaleesi. But it is actually important to extricate yourself from the numbing glow of your television or laptop and seek human interaction on occasion. Downton Abbey will be there next month. So will zombies—they never go away. Soundboard is here to help. Below is a small sampling of the best shows in the city this Thursday through Sunday. The best: