Flying Foot Forum

Opening: The Guthrie Theater is presenting Joe Chvala’s innovative dance theater group. This production will feature some of the company’s definitive works, including “Soft Shoes,” “All of One Size” and “Berserks,” alongside three new pieces. Chvala, who has choreographed several productions on the main stage at the Guthrie, brings a cast of 11. Flying Foot Forum uses percussive dance as a storytelling means of theater. (7:30 p.m. Sat., 1 & 7 p.m. Sun., 7:30 p.m. Wed.-Thu. Ends May 17; Guthrie Studio, 818 S. 2nd St., Mpls.; $22-$30, 612-377-2224 or www.guthrietheater.org.)

Graydon Royce

 

‘Too Many Feathers’

Saturday: This is a new show created by Kevin Kling and Irish storyteller Clare Murphy. It is a mixture of traditional tales and personal stories. Murphy, considered one of the world’s best storytellers, was a success at the National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough, Tenn. She has appeared in many other festivals and theaters in the U.S. and Europe. (7:30 p.m. Sat.; Open Eye Figure Theatre, 506 E. 24th St., Mpls.; $10-$15, 612-874-6338 or www.brownpapertickets.com.) G.R.