OPENING

COON RAPIDS COMMUNITY PLAYERS: "Half a Sixpence." A romance is upset when a man gives his girl a half a sixpence as a lover's token. 7:30 p.m. Fri.; 2 & 7:30 p.m. Sat.; 2 p.m. next Sun. $1215. Ends March 29. Coon Rapids Civic Center, 11155 Robinson Dr. NW., Coon Rapids.

STEPPINGSTONE THEATRE: "Shooting Kabul." Based on the children's book about a young Afghan refugee. 7 p.m. Fri.; 3 p.m. Sat.-next Sun. $12-$16. Ends March 29. 55 N. Victoria St., St. Paul. 651-225-9265.

YOUTH PERFORMANCE COMPANY: "Hair." An all-female-cast musical that follows a group of hippies from the '60s to the '70s. 7 p.m. Fri.-Sat.; 2 p.m. next Sun. $5-$7. Ends March 22. 3338 University Av. SE., Mpls. 612-623-9080.

CONTINUING

20% THEATRE COMPANY: "Leah's Train." After her grandmother dies, a woman confronts her fractured relationship with her family. 2 p.m. today, next Sun.; 7:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $5-$25. Ends March 22. Sabes Jewish Community Center, 4330 S. Cedar Lake Rd., St. Louis Park. 612-227-1188.

BRAVE NEW WORKSHOP: "Fifty Shades of Gravy." 7:30 p.m. Thu.; 8 p.m. Fri.; 5 & 8 p.m. Sat. $18-$36. Ends May 2. 824 Hennepin Av. S., Mpls. 612-332-6620.

CHANHASSEN DINNER THEATRE: "Disney's Mary Poppins." 4:30 p.m. today, next Sun.; 6 p.m. Tue., Thu.-Fri.; 11 a.m. & 6 p.m. Wed., Sat. $62-$84. Ends Aug. 29. 501 W. 78th St., Chanhassen. 952-934-1525.

CHILDREN'S THEATRE COMPANY: "Huck Finn." 2 & 5 p.m. today, Sat.-next Sun.; 7 p.m. Thu.-Fri. $10-$58. Ends April 4. 2400 3rd Av. S., Mpls. 612-874-0400.

GUTHRIE THEATER: "A Midsummer Night's Dream." 1 & 7 p.m. today; 7:30 p.m. Tue., Fri.; 1 & 7:30 p.m. Wed., Sat.; 10:30 a.m. & 7:30 p.m. Thu.; 1 p.m. next Sun. $15-$72. Ends March 29. 818 S. 2nd St., Mpls. 612-377-2224.

HENNEPIN THEATRE TRUST: "Girls Only: The Secret Comedy of Women." 2:30 p.m. today, next Sun.; 7:30 p.m. Thu.-Fri.; 2:30 & 7:30 p.m. Sat. $19.50-$29.50. Ends April 19. New Century Theatre, 615 Hennepin Av. S., Mpls. 1-800-982-2787.

LAKESHORE PLAYERS: "The Foreigner." A timid man is brought to a rural Georgia lodge by a friend in this comedy. 2 p.m. today, next Sun.; 7:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $18-$23. Ends March 22. Lakeshore Players Theater, 4820 Stewart Av., White Bear Lake. 651-429-5674.

MIXED BLOOD THEATRE: "Hir." A soldier returns home from Afghanistan, only to find his family life in disarray. 2 p.m. today, next Sun.; 7:30 p.m. Wed.-Sat. $20. Ends March 22. 1501 S. 4th St., Mpls. 612-338-6131.

PILLSBURY HOUSE THEATRE: "Death Tax." A dark comedy looks at the tensions between family, money, life and death. 3 p.m. today, next Sun.; 7:30 p.m. Wed.-Sat. $25. Ends April 5. 3501 Chicago Av. S., Mpls. 612-825-0459.

PLYMOUTH PLAYHOUSE: "Pop Up Musical." A combination of Broadway tunes and trivia. 2 p.m. today, next Sun.; 1 p.m. Wed.; 1 & 7:30 p.m. Thu.; 7:30 p.m. Fri.; 3 & 7:30 p.m. Sat. $28-$39. Ends June 14. 2705 N. Annapolis Lane, Plymouth. 763-553-1600.

STAGES THEATRE COMPANY: "Twelve Dancing Princesses." 2 & 4:30 p.m. today, next Sun.; 10 a.m. & 12:30 p.m. Wed.-Thu.; 7 p.m. Fri.; 1 & 7 p.m. Sat. $12-$16. Ends March 22. Hopkins Center for the Arts, 1111 Mainstreet, Hopkins. 952-979-1111.

THEATER LATTE DA: "Into the Woods." 2 p.m. today, next Sun.; 7:30 p.m. Wed.-Sat. Ends March 29. Ritz Theater, 345 13th Av. NE., Mpls. 612-339-3003.

THEATRE PRO RATA: "The Woodsman." An ex-con attempts to put his life back together. 7:30 p.m. today-Mon., Fri.-next Sun. $14-$41. Ends March 22. Nimbus, 1517 Central Av. NE., Mpls. 651-228-7008.

CLOSING

CHILDREN'S THEATRE COMPANY: "The Biggest Little House in the Forest." A play designed for children ages 2-5. Noon, 2 & 4 p.m. today, next Sun.; 10:30 a.m. Tue.-Fri.; 11 a.m., 2 & 4 p.m. Sat. $10-$21. 2400 3rd Av. S., Mpls. 612-874-0400.

ILLUSION THEATER: "Thurgood." A play based on the life of Justice Thurgood Marshall. 2 p.m. today, next Sun.; 10 a.m. Wed.; 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat. $20-$35. 528 Hennepin Av. S., Mpls. 612-339-4944.

MUSIC BOX THEATRE: "To Begin With." A play inspired by a long-unpublished work of Charles Dickens, "The Life of Our Lord." 3 & 6 p.m. today. $31-$36. 1407 Nicollet Av. S., Mpls. 612-874-1100.

THE OPEN WINDOW THEATRE: "The Potting Shed." An unwanted son returns home to see his dying father. 1:30 p.m. today, next Sun.; 7:45 p.m. Thu.-Fri.; 1:30 & 7:45 p.m. Sat. $16-$30. 1313 Chestnut Av., Mpls. 651-336-3302.

PARK SQUARE THEATRE: "Romeo and Juliet." 2 p.m. today. $38-$58. Historic Hamm Building, 20 W. 7th Pl., St. Paul. 651-291-7005.

SEASONS DINNER THEATRE: "Forever Plaid." 10:45 a.m. & 4:30 p.m. today, next Sun.; 10:45 a.m. & 6 p.m. Sat. $47-$57. Majestic Oaks Golf Club, 701 Bunker Lake Blvd., Ham Lake. 763-755-2140.

THEATRE IN THE ROUND: "The Drawer Boy." An actor visits the home of two farmers to research rural life for a new play. 2 p.m. today. $22. 245 Cedar Av. S., Mpls. 612-333-3010.

COMEDY

ACME COMEDY COMPANY: Pete Lee. 8 p.m. Tue.-Thu.; 8 & 10:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $15-$30. Historic Itasca Building, 708 N. 1st St., Mpls. 612-338-6393.

RICK BRONSON'S HOUSE OF COMEDY: Jimmy Shubert. 7:30 p.m. Wed.-Thu.; 7:30 & 9:45 p.m. Fri.; 7 & 9:30 p.m. Sat.; 7 p.m. next Sun. $13-$20. 8100 24th Av. S., Bloomington. 952-858-8558.

RUNNING ACES HARNESS PARK AND CASINO: Michael Thorne and Trevor Anderson. 6 p.m. Sat. $15-$18. 15201 Zurich St., Columbus. 651-925-4600.

WOMAN'S CLUB OF MINNEAPOLIS: Fortune Feimster. 8 p.m. today. $22.50. 410 Oak Grove St., Mpls.

DANCE

ANANYA DANCE THEATRE: 7:30 p.m. Wed. $16-$43. Ordway Center for the Arts, 5th and Washington Sts., St. Paul. 612-340-1725.

CELTIC JUNCTION: "Kickin' It Irish." Irish dance and music. 7:30 p.m. Fri.-next Sun. $10-$20. 836 Prior Av., St. Paul. 612-722-7000.

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA: Compagnie Kafig. 7:30 p.m. Tue. $38-$58. Northrop Auditorium, 84 SE. Church St., Mpls. 612-624-2345.