Musicals and plays running or opening soon.
‘CRUMBS FROM THE TABLE OF JOY’
Through Saturday. Evening Star Productions does Lynn Nottage’s memory play about a rural father who moves his children to New York City to help them get over their mother’s death. Duke Energy Theatre, Spirit Square, 345 N. College St. 704-372-1000; www.carolinatix.org.
‘THE COMEDY OF ERRORS’
Through Sunday. Shakespeare Carolina performs the Bard’s comedy about long-separated twin brothers and their twin servants, done in an outdoor festival setting with buskers and street performers. Winthrop University Amphitheatre, 701 Oakland Ave., Rock Hill. www.shakescar.org.
‘WE WON’T PAY! WE WON’T PAY!’
July 25-Aug. 3. Former Charlottean Jim Yost directs PaperHouse Theatre’s production of Dario Fo’s socialist farce about a factory shutdown. Duke Energy Theatre, Spirit Square, 345 N. College St. 704-372-1000; www.carolinatix.org.
July 26-27. A family-friendly version of the popular musical about high school romance and friendships. Matthews Community Center, 100 McDowell St. East, Matthews. 704-846-8343; www.carolinatix.org.
‘WIZ: THE GOLDEN ROAD’
July 26-28. The adaptation of the classic “Wizard of Oz” story features an all-youth cast ages 5-18. Booth Playhouse, 130 N. Tryon St. 704-372-1000; www.carolinatix.org.
‘THE LION KING’
Aug. 6-Sept. 1. Disney’s Tony Award-winning Broadway musical returns to Charlotte for the first time since its record-breaking 2007 engagement. Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St. 704-372-1000; www.carolinatix.org.
Aug. 1-3. Charlotte Christian Theatre does its first adult production, a version of the 2005 Broadway musical adapted from the novel by Louisa May Alcott. CrossWay Community Church, 6400 Prosperity Church Road. 704-674-0206; www.charlottechristiantheatre.com.
Aug. 2-3. Students from NoDa School of Arts perform the musical based on characters created by Dr. Seuss, especially Horton the Elephant. Booth Playhouse, 130 N. Tryon St. www.nodaschoolofarts.org.
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