On Stage this week

Ballet Memphis presents “Wizard of Oz” (with special performance of Act III of “Napoli”): 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets $5, $22, $43, $72. Group rates available. Orpheum, 203 S. Main. Call 901-525-3000 or 901-737-7322. orpheum-memphis.com or balletmemphis.org.

William Shakespeare’s “As You Like It”: Shows at 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; final show 2 p.m. Sunday. $10 general admission, $7 senior citizens age 65 and older), $2 Rhodes students, and $5 for all other students (college/high school). Rhodes College (McCoy Theatre), 2000 North Parkway. 901-843-3839.

“Dixie Swim Club”: Five Southern women, whose friendships began on their college swim team, set aside a weekend each August to recharge those relationships. Shows at 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; final show 3 p.m. Sunday. $10 for nonsubscriber single tickets, $7.50 for subscribers. Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center, 3663 Appling Road, Bartlett. Call 901-385-6440.

DeSoto Family Theatre presents “The Foreigner”: Shows at 7 p.m. Friday; 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday; final show 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets $22 ($15 children, students, senior citizens). Landers Center Theatre, 4560 Venture Drive, Southaven. dftonline.org/2013/

Working Title Productions presents “The Game’s Afoot”: Hilarious whodunit by Ken Ludwig. Shows at 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays, through April 28 at Evergreen Theatre, 1705 Poplar. $15 general admission, $10 for senior citizens, students, military. “Pay what you can” 2 p.m. April 21. Call 901-278-3486. memphis@hotmail.com

“Medea”: A Greek tragedy by Euripides. Shows at 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, and Thursday. Also, 7:30 p.m. April 26-27. $20 admission, $15 senior citizens/non-U of M students; free to U of M students. Theatre Building (Mainstage), 3745 Central. Call 901-678-2576.

“Memphis”: From the underground dance clubs of 1950s Memphis comes this Broadway musical about a white radio DJ who wants to change the world and a black club singer who is ready for her big break. Shows at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday. Other shows: 8 p.m. April 26; 2 and 8 p.m. April 27; 1 and 6 p.m. April 28. Tickets $15-$95. Orpheum, 203 S. Main. 901-525-3000. orpheum-memphis.com.

“Native Son”: In 1940s Chicago, a young black man takes a job as a chauffeur for a white family, which takes a turn for the worse when he accidentally kills the teenage daughter. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; final show 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets $12, $15, $18, $22, $25. Hattiloo Theatre, 656 Marshall. Call 901-525-0009.

“The Rainmaker”: At the time of a drought in the West, a family worries about their dying cattle and their daughter becoming an old maid. Then comes Starbuck, claiming to be a “rainmaker.” Shows at 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; final show 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets $15 ($12 senior citizens, students, military). TheatreWorks, 2085 Monroe. Call 901-484-3467. newmoontheatre.org

“Sylvia”: A.R. Gurney’s comedy about a marriage and a dog. Shows at 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; final show 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets $23 ($15 students). Theatre Memphis (Next Stage), 630 Perkins Ext. 901-682-8323. theatrememphis.org

“Time Stands Still”: Drama. 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays through May 12 at The Circuit Playhouse, 51 S. Cooper. Tickets: $22 opening weekend (Friday-Sunday). $35 Fridays-Saturdays, $30 Thursdays & Sundays, $22 senior citizens, students, military. No performance April 27. Call 901-726-4656. playhouseonthesquare.org.

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