"Annie": Everybody's favorite redhead returns for the holidays. 7 p.m. Fridays, 2 and 7 p.m. Saturdays; 2 p.m. Dec. 23 and Dec. 30. Pay-What-You-Can performances 7 p.m. Dec. 20 and Dec. 28. Tickets: $22 opening weekend (Friday-Saturday); $40 Fridays-Saturdays; $35 Thursdays and Sundays; $22 senior citizens, students, military; $15 children under 18. Playhouse on the Square, 66 S. Cooper. Call 901-726-4656. playhouseonthesquare.org.
"The Threepenny Opera": Musical. 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday. University of Memphis Theatre Building Mainstage. Tickets $20 ($15 for students, senior citizens). 901-678-2576.
"The True Story of the Three Little Pigs": Orpheum Family Series. 6 p.m. Tuesday. Tickets $15-$20. Recommended for children ages 7 and up. Orpheum, 203 S. Main. Call 901-525-3000. orpheum-memphis.com.
"Who Am I? For Women Who've Seen the Rough Side of the Mountain": Shows at 12:30 p.m. Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday. Southwest Tennessee Community College-Union Ave. Campus Theatre. The play — created, conceptualized and compiled by Deborah Frazier, Southwest adjunct professor of communications, graphic and fine arts and co-founder of Blues City Culture Center, and directed by Celestine Staples — is based on the writings of homeless women from the Salvation Army's Homeless Shelter. $5 admission. Portion of the proceeds going to a book scholarship. 901-333-4247.