PREVIEWS

BRAVE NEW WORKSHOP: "Mad Vax: Beyond Measledome." Previews 7:30 p.m. Tue.-Wed.; 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $18-$36. Ends Aug. 1. 824 Hennepin Av. S., Mpls. 612-332-6620.

SANDBOX THEATRE: "War With the Newts." An ensemble-created exploration of Karel Capek's 1936 sociopolitical sci-fi tale. Previews 7:30 p.m. Wed.-Thu. Opens 7:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat.; 2 p.m. next Sun. $5-$23. Ends May 30. Park Square Theatre, Historic Hamm Building, 20 W. 7th Pl., St. Paul.

OPENING

THEATRE UNBOUND: "Hamlet." 7:30 p.m. Sat.; 2 p.m. next Sun. $18-$20. Ends May 31. Cowles Center, 528 Hennepin Av. S., Mpls. 612-721-1186.

SPECIAL SHOWS

MIXED BLOOD THEATRE: "Young Negress Stepping Out of the River at Dawn." A love story about Rwandan immigrants living in America. 7:30 p.m. Sat.; 2 p.m. next Sun. $20. Ends May 18. 1501 S. 4th St., Mpls. 612-338-6131.

ORDWAY CENTER: "Camelot." 7:30 p.m. Tue.-Fri.; 2 & 7:30 p.m. Sat.-next Sun. $36-$120. Ordway Center for the Arts, 5th and Washington Sts., St. Paul. 651-224-4222.

CONTINUING

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 Oct. 24. 501 W. 78th St., Chanhassen. 952-934-1525.

CHILDREN'S THEATRE COMPANY: "Peter Pan: The Musical." 2 & 5 p.m. today, next Sun.; 7 p.m. Wed.-Fri.; 11 a.m. Sat. $10-$80. Ends June 13. 2400 3rd Av. S., Mpls. 612-874-0400.

GUTHRIE THEATER: "The Crucible." 1 & 7 p.m. today, next Sun.; 7:30 p.m. Tue.-Fri.; 1 & 7:30 p.m. Sat. $29-$72. Ends May 24. 818 S. 2nd St., Mpls. 612-377-2224.

HISTORY THEATRE: "River Road Boogie: The Augie Garcia Story." 2 p.m. today, next Sun.; 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat. $15-$40. Ends May 31. 30 E. 10th St., St. Paul. 651-292-4323.

– The Musical." 2 p.m. today, next Sun.; 1:30 p.m. Wed.; 1:30 & 7:30 p.m. Thu.-Fri.; 7:30 p.m. Sat. $24-$35. Ends May 30. 5185 Meadville St., Excelsior. 952-474-5951.

THE OPEN WINDOW THEATRE: "Freud's Last Session." 1:30 p.m. today, next Sun.; 7:45 p.m. Thu.-Sat. $22-$30. Ends May 24. 1313 Chestnut Av., Mpls. 651-336-3302.

CLOSING

BLOOMINGTON CIVIC THEATRE: "Carousel." 2 p.m. today, next Sun.; 7:30 p.m. Wed.-Fri.; 2 & 7:30 p.m. Sat. $27-$34. Bloomington Center for the Arts, 1800 W. Old Shakopee Rd., Bloomington. 952-563-8575.

COON RAPIDS COMMUNITY PLAYERS: "Here Come the Brides." A man must present a bride to his uncle in this three-act comedy. 3 p.m. today, next Sun.; 7:30 p.m. Fri.; 2 & 7:30 p.m. Sat. $12-$15. Coon Rapids Civic Center, 11155 Robinson Dr. NW., Coon Rapids.

ILLUSION THEATER: "For the Loyal." A woman stands up to powerful institutional forces while remaining true to herself. 7 p.m. today; 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat. $20-$35. 528 Hennepin Av. S., Mpls. 612-339-4944.

INTERACT CENTER FOR THE VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS: "Plotholes: A Fool's Foibles." An ensemble-created Bouffon Clown piece. 7 p.m. Wed.-Fri.; 3 & 7 p.m. Sat. $5-$20. 1860 W. Minnehaha Av., St. Paul. 651-209-3575.

JUNGLE THEATER: "And the World Goes 'Round." A musical revue celebrating the songs of musical theater collaborators John Kandor and Fred Ebb. 7:30 p.m. today, Tue.-Thu., next Sun.; 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $28-$48. 2951 Lyndale Av. S., Mpls. 612-822-7063.

– A New Musical." 2:30 p.m. today, next Sun.; 7:30 p.m. Thu.-Sat. $25-$30. New Century Theatre, 615 Hennepin Av. S., Mpls. 612-455-9501.

PENUMBRA THEATRE: "Detroit '67." To make ends meet, two siblings host basement parties. 2 p.m. today, next Sun.; 7:30 p.m. Thu.-Fri.; 2 & 7:30 p.m. Sat. 270 N. Kent St., St. Paul. 651-224-3180.

PHOENIX THEATRE: "Hamluke." Dana's Boys presents a "Star Wars"-inspired version of "Hamlet." 2:30 p.m. today, next Sun.; 7:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $13-$18. 2605 Hennepin Av. S., Mpls. 612-377-2285.

STAGES THEATRE COMPANY: "The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane." 2 p.m. today, next Sun.; 10 a.m. & 12:30 p.m. Wed.-Thu.; 10 a.m. & 7 p.m. Fri.; 1 & 7 p.m. Sat. $12-$16.

THEATRE IN THE ROUND: "Bedroom Farce." A married couple attempt to work out their problems around the bedrooms of three other couples in one endless night. 2 p.m. today, next Sun.; 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $22. 245 Cedar Av. S., Mpls. 612-333-3010.

YELLOW TREE THEATRE: "Next to Normal." Bipolar disorder threatens to destroy a woman's seemingly perfect life. 2 p.m. today, next Sun.; 7:30 p.m. Wed.-Sat. $18-$25. 320 5th Av. SE., Osseo. 763-493-8733.

YOUTH PERFORMANCE COMPANY: "Pecos Bill & Other Tall Tales." 2 p.m. today, next Sun.; 10 a.m. & 12:30 p.m. Thu.; 10 a.m., 12:30 & 7:30 p.m. Fri.; 7:30 p.m. Sat. $12-$15. Howard Conn Fine Arts Center, 1900 Nicollet Av. S., Mpls. 612-623-9080.

COMEDY

HENNEPIN THEATRE TRUST: Kids in the Hall. 8 p.m. Sat. $43.50-$53.50. State Theatre, 805 Hennepin Av. S., Mpls. 1-800-982-2787.

TARGET CENTER: Kevin Hart. 7 p.m. Fri. $39.50-$109. 600 1st Av. N., Mpls. 1-888-929-7849.

DANCE

INTERMEDIA ARTS: "Sista Solo." 7:30 p.m. Thu.-Sat. $15-$18. 2822 Lyndale Av. S., Mpls. 612-871-4444.

KATHA DANCE THEATRE: 5 p.m. next Sun. $7-$15. Hopkins High School, 2400 Lindbergh Dr., Minnetonka. 763-533-0756.