London’s inventive young company, Filter Theater, in association with the Royal Shakespeare Company, brings its highly praised production of “Twelfth Night” to Duke’s Reynolds Industries Theater Friday and Saturday. This fast-paced, radically cut version of the Bard’s beloved comedy celebrates the script’s passion and madness in a contemporary context.
8 p.m. $28-$34 (ages 30 and under $15). 919-684-4444 or dukeperformances.duke.edu.
- Raleigh’s Theatre in the Park begins a three-week run of comedian Steve Martin’s “The Underpants,” a sexy satire adapted from a classic German play. Details at theatreinthepark.com.
- In Durham, Common Ground Theatre hosts a production of David Ives’ dark, erotic comedy, “Venus in Fur,” beginning Friday (through Feb. 14). Details at cgtheatre.com.
- Justice Theater Project in Raleigh brings back one its best productions in “Tuesdays With Morrie,” based on Mitch Albom’s best-selling book (through Feb. 21). Details at thejusticetheaterproject.org.