Here's a facilitated improv comedy jam intended to introduce the joy of improv to new people and help existing improvisers make new connections. From one of the best improv schools in town? Yes, this is definitely a win. 4pm. Free, just like it says.
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.
Different Stages presents this Jeffrey Hatcher play about a personal struggle among five children on the second floor of the YMCA in Steubenville, Ohio, in the summer of 1967. Directed by Karen Jambon, starring Jennifer Underwood and Suzanne Balling. March 24-April 15. Thu.-Sat., 8pm; Sun., 3pm. $15-30.
The Vortex presents Lisa B. Thompson’s new drama that reunites a pair of old college buddies (portrayed by Marc Pouhé and Jeffery Da’Shade Johnson) who've gone from radicals in their youth to successful professionals approaching middle age, each now seeking answer to the question: How far would you go to protect your people? Directed by Rudy Ramirez. March 24-April 8. Wed.-Sun., 8pm. $15-35.