PREVIEWS

MUSIC BOX THEATRE: "That Wonder Boy." An exploration of life through the eyes of a youngster who became a comedic artist. Previews 7:30 p.m. Tue.-Wed. Opens 7:30 p.m. Thu.; 8 p.m. Fri.; 5 & 8 p.m. Sat.; 3 p.m. next Sun. $31-$36. Ends March 29. 1407 Nicollet Av. S., Mpls. 612-874-1100.

OPENING

GADFLY THEATRE PRODUCTIONS: "Vile Affections." A thriller surrounding a woman and her spiritual gifts. 7:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat.; 3 p.m. next Sun. $12-$25. Ends March 29. Cedar Riverside People's Center, 425 20th Av. S., Mpls.

HISTORY THEATRE: "The Debutante's Ball." A comedic coming-of-age story set in Minnesota's Filipino community. 8 p.m. Sat.; 2 p.m. next Sun. $15-$38. Ends April 12. 30 E. 10th St., St. Paul. 651-292-4323.

LYRIC ARTS MAIN STREET STAGE: "Good People." A comedy about class and culture. 7:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat.; 2 p.m. next Sun. $16-$26. Ends April 4. 420 E. Main St., Anoka. 763-422-1838.

SPECIAL SHOWS

FITZGERALD THEATER: "Wits." With actor Cary Elwes and singer Kat Edmonson. 8 p.m. Fri. $29-$45. 10 E. Exchange St., St. Paul. 651-290-1221.

INTERMEDIA ARTS: "There Are Other Words." A woman serving 15 years in prison begins a journey to heal her relationship with her daughters. 7:30 p.m. Thu.-Sat. $15-$18. 2822 Lyndale Av. S., Mpls. 612-871-4444.

Z PUPPETS ROSENSCHNOZ: "Monkey Mind Pirates Puppet Show." 2:30 p.m. next Sun. $7.50. Children's Theatre Company, 2400 3rd Av. S., Mpls. 612-724-1435.

TOURING

HENNEPIN THEATRE TRUST: "Disney's Beauty and the Beast." 1 & 6:30 p.m. today. $49-$109. Orpheum Theatre, 910 Hennepin Av. S., Mpls. "Bob's Burgers Live." The animated comedy comes to life on stage with the full cast performing individual routines and a table read of the show's script. 8 p.m. Thu. $29.50-$49.50. State Theatre, 805 Hennepin Av. S., Mpls. 1-800-982-2787.

CONTINUING

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, next Sun.; 7 p.m. Thu.-Fri.; 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. Sat. $10-$58. Ends April 4. 2400 3rd Av. S., Mpls. 612-874-0400.

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

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

PILLSBURY HOUSE THEATRE: "Death Tax." A dark comedy that 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.

STEPPINGSTONE THEATRE: "Shooting Kabul." Based on the children's book about a young Afghan refugee. 3 p.m. today, Sat.-next Sun.; 10 a.m. Wed.; 10 a.m. & noon Thu.; 10 a.m. & 7 p.m. Fri. $12-$16. Ends March 29. 55 N. Victoria St., St. Paul. 651-225-9265.

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.

CLOSING

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

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. 1501 S. 4th St., Mpls. 612-338-6131.

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

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

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

COMEDY

HENNEPIN THEATRE TRUST: John Mulaney. 7:30 p.m. Fri. $29.50. State Theatre, 805 Hennepin Av. S., Mpls. 1-800-982-2787.

MYSTIC LAKE HOTEL AND CASINO: Thomas Dale and Brady Matthews. 7 & 9:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $19. 2400 Mystic Lake Blvd., Prior Lake. 952-445-9000.

WOMAN'S CLUB OF MINNEAPOLIS: Carly Aquilino. 8 p.m. Sat. $22.50. 410 Oak Grove St., Mpls.

DANCE

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

CONTINENTAL BALLET COMPANY: "Swan Lake." 7:30 p.m. Sat.; 3 p.m. next Sun. $13-$25. Ends March 29. Bloomington Center for the Arts, 1800 W. Old Shakopee Rd., Bloomington. 952-563-8561.

ST. PAUL CITY BALLET: 7:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat.; 2 p.m. next Sun. $25-$35. Cowles Center, 528 Hennepin Av. S., Mpls. 651-695-0792.