The musical I Never Saw Another Butterfly is based on Celeste Raspantis play that uses drawings and writings by the children at the Nazi concentration camp Terezin to weave a memorial to the many that died there. Sheila Outhwaite directs North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatres 17-member cast of adults and children. 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday (through May 11). $10-$15. 919-866-0228 or nract.org.
• Beginning this weekend, Durham’s Manbites Dog Theater finishes out its season with Mickle Maher’s “Spirits to Enforce,” concerning 12 superheroes using telemarketing to raise funds for a production of Shakespeare’s “The Tempest.” Details at manbitesdogtheater.org.
• PlayMakers Repertory Company will also round out its season with a PRC2 Second Stage production of “Hold These Truths,” Jeanne Sakata’s solo show about a man during World War II struggling between loyalty to the U.S. and horror at the government’s forced incarceration of those with Japanese ancestry. Details at playmakersrep.org.