The renowned British-American Aquila Theatre has teamed up with U.S. combat veterans for this unique theatrical experience where the classic myths of ancient Greece and Rome are set against the narratives of modern war. March 22-23. Wed.-Thu., 7pm. $10-40.
Here's the Tony-winning, Grammy-winning, audience-winning true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband, to her relationships with fellow writers and friends, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Note: You might just feel the earth move under your feet. March 21-26. Tue.-Fri., 8pm; Sat., 2 & 8pm; Sun., 1 & 7pm.
Two classic stage plays, Shakespeare's tragedy and Stoppard's comedy, performed in repertory and rotating each night with the same cast portraying the same characters. Directed by Jeff Hinkle for City Theatre. See website for details. Through April 2. Thu.-Sat., 8pm; Sun., 3pm. $15-20.
From Pulitzer Prize-winner Annie Baker – you remember The Aliens and The Flick, right? – comes this new drama in which the playwright's signature hyper-realism bleeds a Pennsylvania B&B and its cheerful innkeeper into the eerily supernatural. Katherine Catmull, Lana Dieterich, Catherine Grady, and Zac Thomas are directed by Ken Webster for Hyde Park Theatre. Bonus: Cthulhu fhtagn. Through April 1. Thu.-Sat., 8pm. $22-26 (pay what you can, Thursdays).