Opening: Theatre Unbound is presenting a festival of short plays by female playwrights through March 3 in St. Paul. Among the pieces: “Medea” by Wendy Wasserstein and Christopher Durang, “The Judge’s Wife” by Caryl Churchill, and “Within,” a new work by Theatre Unbound company members Anne Bertram and Heather Brady. Also on the bill is work by local puppeteer Anne Sawyer-Aitch and musical performances by Missing Peace, Lingua Luna and Courtney McLean. (7:30 p.m. Sat., 2 p.m. Sun., 7:30 p.m. Wed.-Thu., Lowry Lab Theater, 350 St. Peter St., St. Paul, $12-$25 or $42 for festival pass, 612-721-1186 or theatreunbound.com).