"Courtin' Time": Set in 1959 Memphis, drama explores the lives of two people who fall in love despite racial differences. Presented by Bluff City Tri-Art Theatre Company. Shows are 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Tickets $20/$15 students, senior citizens, military; group rate $12.50 for 10 or more in advance. Evergreen Theatre, 1705 Poplar. Call 901-946-6140.
"The Left Hand Singing": Amid the idealism of Freedom Summer in 1964 Mississippi, three college students vanish without a trace; part of POTS@TheWorks series. Shows at 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; final performance 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets $35 Fridays-Saturdays; $30 Thursdays and Sundays; $22 senior citizens, students, military; $10 children under age 18. TheatreWorks, 2085 Monroe. Call 901-726-4656. playhouseonthesquare.org.
Lula Washington Dance Theatre: 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Orpheum, 203 S. Main. Tickets: $15-$20. Call 901-525-3000. orpheum-memphis.com
"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. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays, through Feb. 10. Tickets $35 Fridays-Saturdays, $30 Thursdays and Sundays, $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
Savion Glover "SoLe Sanctuary": A hoofer's meditation on the Art of Tap. 8 p.m. Friday at Germantown Performing Arts Centre, 1801 Exeter, Germantown. Tickets $30, $40, $50 plus handling fee. Call 901-751-7500. GPACweb.com
"Six Degrees of Separation": A young man cons his way into the home of an upscale art dealer and his wife by claiming he is a friend of their son. Shows at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through Feb. 10 at Theatre Memphis Lohrey Stage, 630 Perkins Ext. Tickets $23 ($15 for students with valid ID). Call 901-682-8323. theatrememphis.org
"Sunset Boulevard": Musical based on the 1950 film. 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through Feb. 17 at Playhouse on the Square, 66 S. Cooper. Opening weekend $22 (Friday-Saturday-Sunday). $15-40. Call 901-726-4656. playhouseonthesquare.org