OPENING

The Merchant of Venice, March 7-17, 415 Howe Ave., Shelton. Tickets: $10-$35. Info: vsfestival.org, 203-513-9446.

An Evening of One Acts, March 8-30, Ridgefield Theater Barn, 37 Halpin Ln., Ridgefield. Eight original, unpublished short plays will be performed. Tickets $28-$35. Info: ridgefieldtheaterbarn.org.

THIS WEEKEND

The Revolutionists, March 8, 7 p.m., Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Ct., Westport. Free reading celebrates International Women’s Day. Dress for Success of Mid-Fairfield County will be collecting donations of gently used professional attire through March 8 in the Playhouse lobby. Reservations required: 203-227-4177, rsvp@westportplayhouse.org.

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.

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. Info: 203-227-4177, atrsvp@westportplayhouse.org, westportplayhouse.org, westportlibrary.org.

CONTINUING

Clever Little Lies, Fridays-Sundays, through March 17, Stratford Academy, 719 Birdseye St., Stratford. Comedic play presented by Square One Theatre Company. Tickets $20-$22. Info: squareonetheatre.com, 203-375-8778.

Race, through March 16, TheatreWorks New Milford, 5 Brookside Ave., New Milford. Tickets $25. Info: theatreworks.us.

ADVANCE

Play With Your Food, March 12, noon, Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. Play readings and lunch. Tickets $49. Info: JIBproductions.org, 203-293-8729.

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/, 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.

Unplanned, March 19, 7 p.m., The Klein Memorial Auditorium, 910 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport. Fund-raising event by The Knights of Columbus Council #8013 from Saint Theresa Church in Trumbull to increase awareness and support pro-life efforts in Connecticut.Tickets $50-$100. Info: theklein.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.

Play With Your Food, March 20 and 21, noon-1:30 p.m., Greenwich Arts Council, 299 Greenwich Ave., Greenwich. One-act play readings and lunch. Tickets $49. Info: jibproductions.org.

Chicago City Limits, March 21, 8 p.m., The Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic St., Stamford. Tickets $19. Info: palacestamford.org, 203-325-4466.

Dick Cavett, March 23, 7:30 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. He will  interview Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress Blythe Danner. Tickets $40-$90. Info: ridgefieldplayhouse.org.

The Story Pirates: Greatest Hits, March 24, 3 p.m., Palace Theatre 61 Atlantic St., Stamford. For children. Tickets $12.50. Info: palacestamford.org.

Magician Mike Super, March 24, 4:30 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Tickets $45. Info: ridgefieldplayhouse.org.

Playreading: Tricks of the Trade, March 25, 7 p.m., Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Ct., Westport. Tickets $20. Info: westportplayhouse.org.

Shen Yun 2019, March 29, 7:30 p.m.; March 30, 2 and 7:30 p.m.; March 31, 1 p.m., The Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic St., Stamford. Classical Chinese dance. Tickets $64-$165. Info: palacestamford.org.

Liege Lord, March 30, 8 p.m., Wall Street Theater, 71 Wall St., Norwalk. Tickets $20-$25. Info: wallstreettheater.com.

Ron Gartner, March 31, 5 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Tickets $40. Info: ridgefieldplayhouse.org.

Gilbert and Sullivan’s Ruddigore, April 6 and 13, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m., Norwalk Concert Hall, 125 East Ave., Norwalk. Troupers Light Opera Company performs. Tickets $15-$30. Info: trouperslightopera.org.

The Music of Jesus Christ Superstar, April 6, 8 p.m., Wall Street Theater, 71 Wall St., Norwalk; April 12, 8 p.m., Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main St., Newtown. Benefit performances by Paul Green Rock Academy. Tickets $20. Info: PaulGreenRock.com.

A Flight of Angels staged reading, April 6, 8 p.m., Easton Public Library, 691 Morehouse Rd., Easton. Free; donations accepted. Info: badthespian@gmail.com.

Angelina Ballerina the Musical, April 7, 1 and 4 p.m., Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Court, Westport. For children. Tickets $20. Info: westportplayhouse.org.

David Sedaris, April 11, 7:30 p.m., The Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic St., Stamford. Tickets: $47-$57. Info: palacestamford.org.

Snow White, April 13-May 19, Downtown Cabaret Theatre, 263 Golden Hill St., Bridgeport. For children. Tickets $23.75. Info: dtcab.com.

Illusionist Rick Thomas, April 20, 8 p.m., The Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic St., Stamford. Tickets: $24.75-$47.50. Info: palacestamford.org.

Full Monty, April 26 through May 19, Downtown Cabaret Theatre, 263 Golden Hill St., Bridgeport. Tickets $37. Info: dtcab.com.

PJ MASKS LIVE!, April 30, 3 and 6 p.m., The Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic St., Stamford. For children. Tickets: $35-$110. Info: palacestamford.org.