Nominated for five 2017 Tony Awards, including Best Revival of a Musical, "Falsettos" is a hilarious and poignant look at a modern family revolving around the life of a gay man, his wife, his lover, his soon-to-be-barmitzvahed son, their psychiatrist, and the lesbians next door.
Spooky, scary, and funny, the Las Vegas Improvisational Players make up their fun, kid-friendly show on the spot, based on the audience’s suggestions. 7P, $10; $5 kids, seniors, and military. Show Creators Studio, 4455 W. Sunset Road, lvimprov.com
Their lives set on a nightmarish detour by civil war, the captive wives of a Liberian rebel officer form a hardscrabble sisterhood. Fri –Sat 7P; Sat 2P; Sun 3P, $39. Troesh Studio Theater at The Smith Center, thesmithcenter.com
A pathologist steals the brain of Albert Einstein; a neuropsychologist embarks on her first romance with another woman; a seizure patient forgets everything but how much he loves his girlfriend. These three interwoven stories delve into the nature of identity and how we are defined by what we remember.