Bare Theatre has been a keeper of the flame for Shakespeare’s plays, having produced 17 of his works since 2001. Now the company adds the rarely staged “Cymbaline” with performances beginning this weekend. The story of forbidden love and rebellion takes place in the third-floor open space in Durham’s Cordoba Center for the Arts at Golden Belt, in a minimalist production with a cast of nine. 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday (through Apr. 12). $12-$17. 919-322-8819 or baretheatre.org.
• Meredith College stages Ashman and Menken’s kooky musical, “Little Shop of Horrors,” through April 6 in the studio theater in Jones Hall. Details at meredith.edu/calendar/event/3398.
• Durham Savoyards’ annual Gilbert and Sullivan production this year is “The Sorcerer,” a comic mix-up of couples under a love potion’s spell. Performances through Sunday afternoon take place in Durham’s Carolina Theatre. Details at durhamsavoyards.org.