Paper Chairs presents a rollicking "workshop resurrection" of Elizabeth Doss' popular tale of postmodern grue in which a host of legendary killers commit crimes riddled with ghoulish slapstick, frantic line dances, and tear-jerking ballads. Directed by Keri Boyd, right there in the Longbranch. Tue.-Wed., Ma 21-22, 8pm. $5.
Longbranch Inn, 1133 E. 11th, 512/472-5477
James Venhaus' intense drama, featuring a couple who find a group of squatters occupying the house they first lived in, is directed by Karen Alvarado for Last Act Theatre Company. Through May 25. Wed.-Sat., 8pm. The White House Ranch, 3410 E. Pennsylvania. $12.