The Hot Summer Nights series provides a fun way to beat the evening heat with Fox on the Fairway in the Kennedy Theater at Raleighs Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. Playwright Ken Ludwig (Lend Me A Tenor) crafts a lighthearted farce about a golfing wager gone wrong, with risqué liaisons complicating the outcome. 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday (through July 21). $22-$25. 919-480-5166 or theatreraleigh.com.
• Friday-Sunday: “Altar Boyz” – Off-Broadway musical about a Christian boy band. N.C. Theatre at Fletcher Opera Theater, Duke Energy Center, Raleigh. 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday (through July 21). $49-$64. 919-831-6941 or nctheatre.com.
• Friday-Saturday: Tom Stoppard’s “Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead” – Little Independent Theatre at Burning Coal Theatre, Raleigh. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 1 p.m. Saturday. Also on Saturday, “Hamlet” at 7:30 p.m. (through July 20). $15-$35. 919-883-5481 or littleindependenttheatre.com.