Musicals and plays running or opening soon.
Through Saturday. World premiere of Lori Fischer’s play about a mother and daughter coping with the 10th anniversary of the death of their son and brother. Duke Energy Theatre, 345 N. College St. 704-372-1000; www.astarvingartistproduction.com.
‘THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES’
Through April 20. Three Bone Theatre makes its local debut with Eve Ensler’s play about female experiences. Some proceeds support the women’s shelter, Safe Alliance. Wine-Up, 3306-C N. Davidson St. www.threebonetheatre.com.
Through April 21. Former Negro Baseball League star Troy Maxson’s bitterness at limitations due to racial politics is reflected in his life as a trash collector in 1957 Pittsburgh. Pease Auditorium, CPCC, 1200 Sam Ryburn Walk. 704-330-6534; tix.cpcc.edu.
‘ROMEO AND JULIET’
Through April 21. The publicity for Shakespeare’s drama says “In this deconstructed classic, Elizabethan verse encounters the world of texts, tweets, and tumblr.” Robinson Hall, UNCC, off N.C. 49. www.unccboxoffice.com.
‘THE EXIT INTERVIEW’
Through April 27. A professor’s exit interview gets off to a rocky start and only gets worse when a gunman appears on campus. Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte, 650 E. Stonewall St. 704-342-2251; www.actorstheatrecharlotte.org.
‘PINKALICIOUS: THE MUSICAL’
Through May 5. Pinkalicious suffers from a case of Pinkititis after eating too many pink cupcakes. McColl Family Theatre, 300 E. Seventh St. 704-416-4600; www.ctcharlotte.org.
Saturday-April 21. Jim Hawkins learns lessons in friendship, loyalty and his conscience as he and Long John Silver look for treasure. Armour Street Theatre, 307 Armour St., Davidson. 704-892-7953; www.davidsoncommunityplayers.org.
April 18-27. A young princess must evolve into a warrior queen to protect her dynasty during civil conflict in England. Duke Energy Theater, 345 N. College St. 704-372-1000, www.blumenthalarts.org/.
‘ALICE IN WONDERLAND’
April 26-28. Alice meets a white rabbit, dodo bird, rapping caterpillar and the Queen of Hearts during her adventure in Wonderland. Matthews Community Center, 100 E. McDowell St., Matthews. 704-372-1000, www.carolinatix.org.
May 7-19. High-risk acrobatics are combined with music, dance, illustration, skateboarding and basketball. Knight Theater, 430 S. Tryon St. 704-372-1000, www.blumenthalarts.org.
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