Musicals and plays running or opening soon.
Through Saturday. After a mother loses her son to the war in Iraq, she takes in a 19-year-old Iraqi woman who shows up on her doorstep. Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte, 650 E. Stonewall St. 704-342-2251; www.atcharlotte.org.
‘WE WON’T PAY! WE WON’T PAY!’
Through Saturday. 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.
Through Saturday. 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.
‘I LOVE LUCY LIVE ONSTAGE’
Aug. 7-18. You become the studio audience, watching Desilu Productions film two episodes of the “I Love Lucy” show in 1952. Knight Theater, 430 S. Tryon St. 704-372-1000; www.carolinatix.org.
Aug. 8-18. Shakespeare Carolina does a modern-dress version of the Bard’s philosophic tragedy, with James Cartee in the title role. Johnson Main Stage, Winthrop University, Rock Hill. www.shakescar.org.
‘LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES’
Aug. 8-24. Queen City Theatre Company brings back Christopher Hampton’s play about sexual power shenanigans among French nobility. Duke Energy Theater, Spirit Square, 345 N. College St. 704-372-1000; www.carolinatix.org.
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