This weekend boasts productions from two long-established summer youth conservatory programs.
Playmakers Repertory Company offers “Guys and Dolls,” the colorful Frank Loesser musical based on Damon Runyon stories about 1930s New York (through July 25). “Guys and Dolls”: $15 (students $10). 919-962-7529 or playmakersrep.org.
Raleigh Little Theatre’s program stages “Runaways,” Elizabeth Swados’ collage of texts and songs exploring the reasons children decide to run away from home (through July 26). “Runaways”: $11. 919-821-3111 or raleighlittletheatre.org.