Raleigh’s Burning Coal Theatre Company takes on Stephen Sondheim’s 1984 Broadway musical, “Sunday in the Park with George,” beginning this weekend. Act I looks at the struggles of the young post-impressionist painter, Georges Seurat, while Act II looks at how the art world had changed a century later. April 10-May 3. $15-$25. 919-834-4001 or burningcoal.org.
▪ Stillwater Theatre at Meredith College stages the premiere of Steven Roten’s “Monumental,” about a tentative romance between Japanese-American Tony and Cuban Esperanza. Details at meredith.edu.
▪ Streetsigns, in partnership with UNC-Chapel Hill’s Department of Communication Studies, is producing Christine Evans’ “Trojan Barbie.” This modern adaptation of Euripides’ “Trojan Women” plays in UNC’s Swain Hall. Details at piedmontperformancefactory.org.
▪ N.C. State University’s Center Stage has four performances this weekend by Teatro Hugo & Inez, Peruvian puppeteers who create their memorable characters from knees, feet, elbows, fingers and a few props. Details at ncsu.edu/centerstage.