Theater productions in the Charlotte area

04/17/2014 1:45 PM

04/17/2014 1:46 PM

Musicals and plays running or opening soon.

‘THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT’

Through May 3: Carolina Actors Studio Theatre does Stephen Adly Guirgis’ play, which takes place in a purgatory courtroom where famous characters discuss the nature of good and evil. 2424 N. Davidson St. 704-455-8542; www.nccast.com.

‘OTHER DESERT CITIES’

Through May 10: Jon Robin Baitz’s play is about a woman who shows up at her wealthy parents’ desert home with a tell-all memoir, threatening to reveal a damaging secret. Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte, 650 E. Stonewall St. 704-342-2251; www.atcharlotte.org.

‘THE OWL WHO WAS AFRAID OF THE DARK’

April 19-27: Children’s Theatre of Charlotte does a short play about Plop, a baby barn owl who must master his fears and venture out into the world. ImaginOn, 300 E. Seventh St. 704-973-2828. www.ctcharlotte.org.

‘POSTSECRET THE SHOW’

April 22-May 4: Three actors and projected video bring to life the website PostSecret.com, where people anonymously post confessions and tell stories about themselves. Booth Playhouse, 130 N. Tryon St. 704-372-1000; www.blumenthalarts.org.

‘LIFE AS WE KNOW IT’

April 24: This compendium of five short comic plays and a monologue by UNC graduate Elaine Alexander looks at life in the 21st century. Warehouse PAC, 9216-A Westmoreland Road, Cornelius. 704-619-0429; www.warehousepac.com.

‘HAIR’

May 16-June 1: The rock musical tells the story of the “tribe,” a group of hippies living in New York City and fighting against war, their conservative parents and society. Theatre Charlotte, 501 Queens Road. 704-376-3777; www.theatrecharlotte.org.

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