03/20/2014 11:30 AM

03/20/2014 11:32 AM

Musicals and plays running or opening soon.


Through March 29: Carolina Actors Studio Theatre does Neil Labute’s play about a working-class guy who describes his girlfriend as “regular-looking” and learns this has consequences. CAST, 2424 N. Davidson St. 704-455-8542;


Through March 30: Shakespeare Carolina presents one of the most famous tragedies in the history of theater. Duke Energy Theater at Spirit Square. 704-372-1000;


Through April 6: Theatre Charlotte presents the Pulitzer Prize-winning play, set in 1948 and centering on the relationship between a rich Jewish widow and a thoughtful African-American man serving as her chauffeur. Theatre Charlotte, 501 Queens Road. 704-376-3777;

‘SPELLING 2-5-5’

March 29-April 6. Jennifer Overton’s play is about two siblings, one a champion speller and one an autistic youngster who discovers a hidden talent. Children’s Theatre of Charlotte does the U.S. premiere. ImaginOn, 300 E. Seventh St. 704-973-2828.


April 4-13. When CBS requests them for a “History of Comedy” retrospective more than 40 years after they were top-billed vaudevillians, Al and Willie (as “Lewis and Clark”) reunite grudgingly for memories, miseries and laughs. Pease Auditorium at CPCC, 1200 Pease Lane. 704-330-6534;


April 17-May 10. When Brooke Wyeth arrives at her parents’ Palm Springs mansion on Christmas Eve with the manuscript of her tell-all memoir, she unearths a family secret. Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte, 650 E. Stonewall St. 704-342-2251;

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