OPENING
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Feb. 22 and March 1, 7:30 p.m.; Feb. 23 and March 2, 2 and 7:30 p.m.; Feb. 28, 6 p.m., Wooster School Theater, 91 Miry Brook Rd., Danbury. Tickets: $15. Info: woosterschool.org/spellingbee.
THIS WEEKEND
Laughter Save Lives, Feb. 22, 8 p.m., Treehouse Comedy Club, 1595 Post Rd., Westport. Starring John Larocchia, retired FDNY who lost half his battalion on 9/11 and president of Laughter Saves Lives." Tickets $20-$29.50. Info: TreehouseComedy.com.
Princess and the Frog, Feb. 23-March 31, Downtown Cabaret Theatre, 263 Golden Hill St., Bridgeport. For children. Tickets $23.75. Info: dtcab.com.
Andrew Kennedy, Feb. 23, 8 p.m., The Palace Danbury, 165 Main St. Bilingual comedian. Tickets $30. Info: 203-794-9944, thepalacedanbury.com.
The Story Pirates Greatest Hits Show, Feb. 24, 1 and 4 p.m., Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Court, Westport. For children. Tickets $20. Info: westportplayhouse.org.
Illusionist Tom Pesce, Feb. 24, 2 and 5 p.m., Delamar Southport, 275 Old Post Rd., Southport. Tickets: $60-$75. Info: 203-259-2800, DELAMARMagic.com.

Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers: Everybody Loves Pirates, Feb. 24, 3 p.m., Palace Theatre 61 Atlantic St., Stamford. For children. Tickets $12.50. Info: palacestamford.org.
CONTINUING
Old Ringers, through Feb. 23, Ridgefield Theatre Barn, 37 Halpin Ln., Ridgefield. Tickets $35. Info: ridgefieldtheaterbarn.org.
Shakespeare in Love, through Feb. 23, Kweskin Theatre, The Sterling Farms Theatre Complex, 1349 Newfield Ave., Stamford. Tickets $35. Info: curtaincallinc.com.
Anything Goes, through Feb. 23, Center Stage Theatre, 54 Grove St., Shelton. Tickets $30. Info: centerstageshelton.org.
The Road to Mecca, through Feb. 24, Westport Community Theatre, Westport Town Hall, 110 Myrtle Ave., Westport. Tickets $15-$25. Info: westportcommunitytheatre.com.
ADVANCE
Theo Fleury, Feb. 28, 7 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Former NHL All-Star, Stanley Cup winner and Olympic gold medalist will share his story. A portion of the proceeds from this event will go toward Sam Buck and Vanishing White Matter Disease. Tickets $15-$25. Info: ridgefieldplayhouse.org.
Race, March 1 through March 16, TheatreWorks New Milford, 5 Brookside Ave., New Milford. Tickets $25. Info: theatreworks.us.
Footloose the Musical, Fridays, at 8 p.m., Saturdays, at 7 p.m. and Sundays, at 2 p.m., March 1, 2, 3, 9 and 10, St. Catherine of Siena Lucey Parish Hall, 4 Riverside Ave., Riverside. Tickets $21-$25. Info: stcath.org, 203-637-3661, ext. 327.
A Comedy Night Fundraiser, March 1, 8:30 p.m., Treehouse Comedy Club, 1595 Post Rd., Westport. Starring Darren Rivera, Regina DeCicco, Billy Winn. Tickets $30. Info: TreehouseComedy.com.
Gilbert Gottfried, March 2, 7 and 9:15 p.m., Treehouse Comedy Club, 1595 Post Rd., Westport. Tickets $20-$29.50. Info: TreehouseComedy.com.

A.R. Gurney’s Love Letters, March 2, 7:30 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Starring Barbara Eden & Hal Linden. Tickets $67.50-$117.50. Info: 203-438-5795, ridgefieldplayhouse.org.
Comedian Gary Vider, March 2, 7:45 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. Tickets $29. Info: fairfieldtheatre.org.
Dan Lamorte, March 2, 8 p.m., Bijou Theatre, 275 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport. Dan is a New York City based stand up comedian, comedy writer and podcaster. Tickets $20-$35. Info: BijouTheatreCT.com.
A Journey…, March 3, 3 p.m., Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Rd., Wilton. Kimberly Wilson performs a one-woman musical highlighting the stories of black women. Free, but donations accepted. Registration: wiltonlibrary.org or call 203-762-6334.
The Magic of Presto Pete & Incredulous Chris, March 3, 3 p.m., Palace Theatre 61 Atlantic St., Stamford. For children. Tickets $12.50. Info: palacestamford.org.
Acrobats of China, March 3, 4 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Tickets $35. Info: ridgefieldplayhouse.org.
John Mulaney and Pete Davidson, March 3, 7 and 9 p.m., The Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic St., Stamford. Tickets $49. Info: palacestamford.org.
The Merchant of Venice, March 7-17, 415 Howe Ave., Shelton. Tickets: $10-$35. Info: vsfestival.org, 203-513-9446.
Dave Reilly, March 8, 8 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Tickets $35-$65. Info: ridgefieldplayhouse.org.
The Ivy League of Comedy, March 9, 7:45 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. Tickets $35. Info: fairfieldtheatre.org. Info: fairfieldtheatre.org.
Countess and Friends, March 9, 8 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Led by original cast member of Bravo’s The Real Housewives of New York Luann de Lesseps. Tickets $60-$90. Info: ridgefieldplayhouse.org.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, March 10, 3:30 p.m., Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Court, Westport. Keynote speaker James Forman, Jr. Free. Register at rsvp@westportplayhouse.org. Info: westportplayhouse.org, westportlibrary.org.
Play With Your Food, March 12, noon, Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. Play readings and lunch. Tickets $49. Info: JIBproductions.org.
The Addams Family, March 15, 16, 22 and 23, 7:30 p.m.; March 17, 2 p.m.; Snow date, March 24, 2 p.m., Ridgefield High School, 700 N Salem Rd., Ridgefield. Tickets: $10-$15. Online sales begin March 1 at rhsperformingarts.info. Info: 203-894-5750.
Sister Act, March 15 through April 7, Downtown Cabaret Theatre, 263 Golden Hill St., Bridgeport. Tickets $37. Info: dtcab.com.
Extreme Magic with Illusionist Eric Wilzig, March 16, 7 p.m., Bijou Theatre, 275 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport. Barnum Museum fund-raiser. Tickets $25-$65. Info: BijouTheatreCT.com.
The Wizard of Oz, March 17, 1 and 4 p.m., Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Court, Westport. For children. Tickets $20. Info: westportplayhouse.org.
Play It Again, Square One: Clever Little Lies, March 19, noon, Stratford Library, 2203 Main St., Stratford. Info: 203-385-4162, stratfordlibrary.org.
Bernard Ilsley: The London Medium, March 19, 7:30 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Tickets $45-$250. Info: ridgefieldplayhouse.org.