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    Leapin' lizards! Could it be true that the Chronicle's own Robert Faires plays the part of Daddy Warbucks in this ridiculously popular musical classic based on Harold Gray's old-school comic strip about a plucky young orphan in the Depression Era? Yes, he does – among an exuberant cast of TexARTS professionals directed by Joey Banks.
    Through Aug. 4. Wed.-Sat., 7:30pm; Sun., 2pm. $43-53.  
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    For Colored Boyz

    This is a series of poems and monologues accompanied by dance and music – a form, originated by Ntozake Shange, who coined the term choreopoem. Written, directed, and choreographed by Bryan-Keyth Wilson, this choreopoem tells the stories of four men who have suffered oppression in a racist and marginalizing society.
    July 12-14. Fri., 2pm; Sat., 2 & 7:30pm; Sun., 2pm. $25.  
    The Mosaic Theatre, 11530 Manchaca Rd
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    A mother’s hopes for her son clash with an educational system rigged against him, in this new play by Dominique Morisseau. Directed by Jeremy Rashad Brown for Spectrum Theatre Company.
    Through July 20. Thu.-Sat., 7:30pm. $20-25.  
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    Swimming While Drowning

    Emilio Rodriguez’s coming-of-age story celebrates the healing power of hope and the beautiful mystery of being a teenager. Directed by Alexis A. Arredondo for Teatro Vivo.
    Through July 27. Fri.-Sat., 8pm. Pay what you wish.  

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