On Stage This Week


"Bouffant: La Teuer de Vampires": "David Mason directs Lazarus Filament's well-made play that lashes together sticks of pop culture, staves of media technology, and iron bars of desperation to prevent identity from escaping. A drama for all those who have loved and lost, love to lose, and fantasize about biting an ex on the neck." 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, and 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Other shows: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15-16; final show 2 p.m. Feb. 17. Tickets: $10 general admission, $7 senior citizens (age 65 and up), $2 Rhodes students, $5 all other students (college and high school). Rhodes College (McCoy Theatre), 2000 North Parkway. Call 901-843-3839.

"The Bow Wow Club": An adult drama-comedy by Levy "Lee" Simon; presented by Memphis Black Arts Alliance. 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; final performance 3 p.m. Sunday at Evergreen Theatre, 1705 Poplar. Tickets $15 ($10 for members and groups of 10), available at the FireHouse Community Arts Center, 985 S. Bellevue. Call 901-948-9522.

"The Mountaintop": A re-imagining of events the night before the assassination of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Shows at 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday ($35); final show 2 p.m. Sunday ($30). Tickets $22 senior citizens, students, military; $10 for children under age 18. Adult language advisory. Circuit Playhouse, 51 S. Cooper. Call 901-726-4656. playhouseonthesquare.org

"Sunset Boulevard": Musical based on the 1950 film. 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays, through Feb. 17 at Playhouse on the Square, 66 S. Cooper. $15-40. 901-726-4656. playhouseonthesquare.org

Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues": 7 p.m. Thursday. Other shows: 7 p.m. Feb. 15-16 at Circuit Playhouse, 51 S. Cooper. $15 ($12 students). Online ticket purchases: tvm2013.eventbrite.com.

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