Theater

Professional/semi-professional

Arsenic & Old Lace A man discovers his elderly aunts have a penchant for poisoning lonely old men. Closes 4/27. Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550. $10-$95.

August: Osage County Pulitzer Prize-winning drama by Tracy Letts. Closes 3/23. Steel River Playhouse, 245 E. High St., Pottstown; 610-970-1199. $24; $21 seniors; $17 students and children.

Circle Mirror Transformation Written by Annie Baker. Closes 3/16. Theatre Horizon, 401 DeKalb St., Norristown; 610-283-2230. $10-$35.

Cirque Eloize: Cirkopolis Dancers & artists rebel against montony in this fusion of circus arts, dance & theater. Closes 3/9. Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999. www.cirque-eloize.com. $25-$75.

Community Matters: Hold These Truths Staged reading & discussion. Closes 4/29. People's Light & Theatre Company, 39 Conestoga Rd., Malvern; 610-644-3500. Free.

Dancing at Lughnasa Written by Brian Friel. Closes 3/15. Curio Theatre Company, 4740 Baltimore Ave; 215-525-1350. $20-$25.

Don Juan Comes Home From Iraq A Marine searches the streets of Philadelphia for his missing lover in this world premiere drama from Paula Vogel. Closes 4/20. Wilma Theater, 265 S. Broad St.; 215-546-7824. $35; $30 seniors; $17.50 students and ages 20-29.

Figment Theater: Note to Self An emotionally-charged improvised comedy which exposes characters' inner dialogues. Closes 3/23. Asian Arts Initiative, 1219-23 Vine St. figmenttheater.org. $10.

Goodbye, Marianne Presented by the FreshBaked Theatre Company. Closes 3/23. Widener University, One University Pl., Chester. Donation suggested: $1-$2.

 Holmes & Carter Mysteries ELTC's popular vintage-radio-style production, with live sound effects & commercials. Closes 3/15. First Presbyterian Church of Cape May, 500 Hughes St., Cape May; 609-884-5898. eastlynnetheater.org. $25; $15 students; free under 12.

Hotel Suite Neil Simon comedy about 2 neurotic couples dealing w/problems while staying at hotels. Closes 3/23. Act II Playhouse, 56 E. Butler Ave., Ambler; Box Office: 215-654-0200. $27-$34.

Laughter on the 23rd Floor Neil Simon's comedy based on his real-life experience as a junior television writer. Closes 4/13. Bristol Riverside Theatre, 120 Radcliffe St., Bristol; 215-785-0100. $36-$46; $10 students and children.

Lettice and Lovage Comic play by Peter Shaffer. Closes 3/22. Allens Lane Art Center, 601 W. Allens Ln.; Box Office: 215-248-0546. $18 advance; $20 day of show.

New City Stage Company: Hinckley World premiere play about Reagan's would-be assassin. Closes 3/30. Adrienne Theatre, 2030 Sansom St.; 215-563-7500. www.newcitystage.org. $30-$35; $25 students and seniors.

Next to Normal Pulitzer & Tony Award-winning musical. Featuring Krissy Fraelich & Brian Bortnick. Closes 3/29. Eagle Theatre, 208 Vine St., Hammonton, NJ; 609-704-5012. $30-$40.

Pride & Prejudice Theatrical adaptation of the Jane Austen novel. Closes 3/30. People's Light & Theatre Company, 39 Conestoga Rd., Malvern; 610-644-3500. $26-$46; $26 children 17 and under.

South Camden Theatre Company: Gemini Comedic drama written by Philadelphia native Albert Innaurato. Closes 3/16. Waterfront South Theatre, 400 Jasper St., Camden; 866-811-4111. www.southcamdentheatre.org. $20.

The Calamari Sisters: Big Fat Italian Wedding Wedding comedy. Closes 3/30. Independence Seaport Museum - Penn's Landing Playhouse, 211 S. Columbus Blvd.; 855-448-7469. www.thecalamarisisters.com. $45-$55.

The Mystery of Irma Vep Horror spoof with all 8 roles played by 2 male actors. Closes 4/6. Hedgerow Theatre, 64 Rose Valley Rd., Media; 610-565-4211. $34; $31 seniors; $15 students.

The Phantom of the Opera: National Tour The story of a mysterious, disfigured man who lives in the bowels of the Paris Opera House. Closes 4/13. Academy of Music, Broad & Locust Sts.; Box Office: 215-893-1999. www.thephantomoftheoperatour.com. $30.50-$125.50.

The Tragedy of Julius Caesar Presented by Lantern Theater Company. Closes 3/16. St. Stephen's Church, 10th & Ludlow Sts.; 215-829-0395. lanterntheater.org. $30-$38; $28 students.

Tony n' Tina's Wedding Hilarious, interactive Italian-style comedy. Closes 3/29. Valley Forge Casino, 1160 First Ave., King of Prussia; 1-800-660-8462. www.tonyandtina.com. $95-$125.

Venus in Fur Written by David Ives. Presented by Bootless Stageworks. Closes 3/22. OperaDelaware Studios, 4 S Poplar St., Wilmington; 302-887-9300. www.bootless.org/venus-in-fur/. $20; $18 seniors; $15 students.

Water by the Spoonful Pulitzer Prize-winning drama by Quiara Alegria Hudes. Closes 3/16. Arden Theatre, 40 N. 2d St.; 215-922-1122. $36-$48.

Why Do Fools Fall In Love? 4 women discuss their love lives & sing hits from the '60s. Closes 3/30. Media Theatre for the Performing Arts, 104 E. State St., Media; 610-891-0100. $42; $35 seniors; $25 children.

You Can't Take It With You Kaufman & Hart comedy about a young woman's eccentric family & their interactions with her fiance's conservative parents. Closes 3/23. Ritz Theatre Company, 915 White Horse Pike, Oaklyn; 856-858-5230. $26-$36.

Family theater

American Theater Arts for Youth: Beauty & the Beast Fairy tale comes to life on stage. Closes 3/15. Kimmel Center, Broad & Spruce Sts.; 215-563-3501. www.atafy.org. $13.50-$16.

Charlotte's Web Musical adaptation of the E.B. White book. Closes 4/5. Hedgerow Theatre, 64 Rose Valley Rd., Media; 610-565-4211. $10.

Disney's Beauty and the Beast Featuring songs from the Academy-Award-winning animated feature, this stage version includes music by Alan Menken and the late Howard Ashman, along with new songs by Menken and Tim Rice. Voorhees Middle School, 1000 Holly Oak Dr., Voorhees; 856-795-2025 Ext 5410. $12.

Disney's The Little Mermaid, Jr. Theatrical adaptation of the movie musical. Closes 3/16. Burlington County Footlighters, 808 Pomona Rd., Riverton; 856-829-7144. $8.

Family Stages: The Legend of Finn McCool The heroic exploits of one man as he takes on monstrous opponents. Closes 3/18. Ambler Theater, 108 E. Butler Ave., Ambler; 215-886-9341. www.familystages.org. $12; $10 seniors; free under 3.

Magic Tree House: Dinosaurs Before Dark Follow the adventures of a brother & sister who discover a magical tree house that whisks them away to the land of dinosaurs. Closes 5/25. Media Theatre for the Performing Arts, 104 E. State St., Media; 610-891-0100. $10-$12.

P.L.A.Y. (Philadelphia Local Artists for Youth) Theatrically immersive, interactive performance influenced by the audience's creative feedback. Closes 3/30. Plays & Players Theatre, 1714 Delancey Pl.; reservations required: 215-735-0630 or 1-800-595-4849. $15 advance; $20 day of show.

Rapunzel Based on the fairy tale. Closes 3/22. Broadway Theatre of Pitman, 43 S. Broadway, Pitman; Box Office: 856-384-8381. $7-$9.

Seussical Playful musical based on the characters created by Dr. Seuss. Closes 3/23. Delaware Children's Theatre, 1014 Delaware Ave., Wilmington; Box Office: 302-655-1014. $13.

Wilmington Drama League Pillow Play: Peter and the Wolf Chrysalis Players' Pillow Plays series presents. Kennett Friends Meetinghouse, 125 W Sickle St., Kennett Square. wilmingtondramaleague.org/pillow-plays/. Free. 3/15. 2 pm.

Community theater

Actors' NET of Bucks County - August: Osage County Pulitzer & Tony-winning play by Tracy Letts. Closes 3/23. Morrisville Heritage Center, 635 N. Delmorr Ave., Morrisville; Reservations required: 215-428-0217. actorsnetbucks.org. $20; $17 seniors; $10 under 12.

All Shook Up Musical comedy featuring the hits of Elvis Presley. Closes 3/22. Narberth Community Theatre at Overbrook Presbyterian Church, 6376 City Ave.; 610-352-4823. $16-$19.

As You Like It One of Shakespeare's beloved comedies. Closes 3/15. Haddonfield Plays & Players, 957 E. Atlantic Ave., Haddonfield; 856-429-8139. $15.

Book of Days A quiet town deals with the aftermath of a violent crime. Closes 3/22. Players Club of Swarthmore, 614 Fairview Rd., Swarthmore; TheaterMania: 866-811-4111. $10.