Musicals and plays running or opening soon.
‘THE THIRD WAVE’
Through Saturday. A true story about a high school experiment in fascism that lost control. Wells Fargo Playhouse, 300 E. Seventh St., 704-416-4600; www.ctcharlotte.org.
‘ME & JEZEBEL’
Through May 18. Bette Davis came for dinner and stayed … and stayed … and stayed! Duke Energy Theatre, 345 N. College St. 704-372-1000; www.queencitytheatre.com.
May 17-June 2. A recent college graduate, Princeton moves into a shabby New York apartment and learns about his strange neighbors as they struggle to find jobs, social lives and their purpose in life. 501 Queens Road. 704-376-3777; www.theatrecharlotte.org.
May 28-June 2. A story about a farm boy and the horse he loves during World War I, told with life-size, metal-and-wood puppets. Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St. 704-372-1000; www.blumenthalarts.org.
May 30-June 8. In the present-day Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mama Nadi both protects and profits from the women whose bodies are battlegrounds during civil war. Duke Energy Theater at Spirit Square, 345 N. College St. 704-372-1000; www.blumenthalarts.org.
‘THE DIVINE SISTER’
June 5-22. A resolute Mother Superior experiences challenges as she tries to build a new school for her convent. Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte, 650 E. Stonewall St. 704-342-2251; www.actorstheatrecharlotte.org.
‘CATCH ME IF YOU CAN’
June 7-9. A teenager who runs away from home in search of a glamorous life finds it, but at a price. Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St. 704-372-1000; www.blumenthalarts.org.
‘9 TO 5’
June 7-15. Three female coworkers concoct a plan to get even with their sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical boss. 704-330-6534; tix.cpcc.edu.
‘LEAST LIKELY FRIENDS’
June 12-22. Four old college roommates are reunited for the funeral of the one true friend they all had in common. Theatre Charlotte, 501 Queens Road. 704-372-1000; www.carolinatix.org.
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