Yasmina Rezas hit play Art comes to Raleigh Little Theatre beginning Friday for a four-week run in the Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre. The piece pits three friends against each other over the purchase of an all-white painting for a huge sum. The escalation of accusations and recriminations turn this dramatic comedy into a cautionary tale about the extent of friendship. 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday (through Sept. 29). $12-$20. 919-821-3111 or raleighlittletheatre.org.
• Friday-Sunday: "One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest" – Justice Theater Project at St. Francis of Assisi Church, Raleigh. 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday (through Sept. 22). $10-$20. 919-264-7089 or thejusticetheaterproject.org.
• Friday-Saturday: "Our Town," with an all-black cast. Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern at the Trotter Building (410 W. Geer St.), Durham. 8 p.m. (through Sept. 21). $10-$15. 919-452-2304 or littlegreenpig.com.