Pippin, July 5-28, Summer Theatre of New Canaan, 56 South Ave., New Canaan. Tickets: $29 -$69. Info: STONC.org.
Funniest Comic in CT Contest, July 6, 8 p.m., Treehouse Comedy Club, 1595 Post Rd., Westport. Ten contestants compete, and eight comics advance a step closer to $3,500 in cash and 15 paid gigs. Tickets: $22.50-$32.50. Info: TreehouseComedy.com.
Musicals at Richter’s Fairy Tale Theater for Children, kicks off July 6, 11 a.m., Workspace Education, 16 Trowbridge Dr., Bethel. Play series by and for young people: The Three Pigs and The Three Billy Goats Gruff, July 6; The Frog Princess, July 13; Aesop’s Fables, July 20; and Pinocchio, July 27. Tickets: $5. Info: musicalsatrichter.org, 203-748-6873, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monty Python’s Spamalot, through July 13, 8 p.m., Richter Arts Center, 100 Aunt Hack Rd., Danbury. Tickets: $10-$25. Info: musicalsatrichter.org.