Twin Alchemy Collective presents this new play written and directed by Katie Green. It's a dark fairytale with shadow puppetry and an original score by Shawn Jones, performed by musicians from The Lovely Sparrows, Dana Falconberry, and Mother Falcon. Email for reservations. March 21-30. Fri., 8 & 9:30pm; Sun., 7 & 8:30pm. The Museum of Human Achievement. $15.
The talented and effervescent Cate Berry explores celebrity, obscurity, and death by pine nuts in a night of intoxicating storytelling. An earlier iteration of this one-woman spectacle of sparkly truth and misadventure in New York City wowed the crowds at Fronterafest, and we're glad to recommend it here at the Long Center. March 29-30. Sat., 8pm; Sun., 3pm. $12.75.
This new Lydia Blaisdell play, directed by Katie Van Winkle, is about "two golden girls on an adventure down the garden path along with their dutiful aide, an entrepreneurial sex therapist, and a wayward daughter" and features Chris Humphrey, Lana Dieterich, Martinique Duchene-Phillips, Keith Machekanyanga, and Katie Bender. March 28-30. Fri., 8pm; Sat., 4 & 8pm; Sun., 4pm. In The Offshoot at Free.
The Off Center, 2211-A Hidalgo, 512/527-4617
Scott McPherson's dramatic comedy concerns the importance of family, no matter the destructive forces that exist within. Directed by Cathy Jones and Sarah Zeringue for Trinity Street Theatre. Through April 13. Fri.-Sat., 7:30pm; Sun., 2:30pm. Donations accepted.