N.C. State University Theatre’s summer series begins this week with Adam Pasen’s “Tea with Edie and Fitz.” The 2013 play, about the only meeting between authors Edith Wharton and F. Scott Fitzgerald, imagines what made them never speak to each other again. Rachel Klem and Jackson Cooper star. 7:30 p.m. June 1-3; 2 p.m. June 4 (through June 18). $20 (seniors $18; students $12). 919-515-1100 or theatre.arts.ncsu.edu.
- Theatre Raleigh’s summer series begins with “Smokey Joe’s Café,” the musical revue that showcases the songs of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. Details at theatreraleigh.com.
- Raleigh Little Theatre’s final show of the season is the Broadway musical “Avenue Q,” a show with puppets that’s definitely for adults. Details at raleighlittletheatre.org.