Durham’s Bartlett Theater stages Lynn Nottage’s moving drama, “Crumbs From the Table of Joy” at the Durham Arts Council PSI Theater beginning Friday. The play follows an African-American family’s move from the American South to Brooklyn in 1950 to make a better life. Karen Dacons-Brock directs a strong cast headed by area favorites Lakeiska Coffey and Jade Arnold.
7:30 p.m. Mar. 3-4; 3 p.m. Mar. 5 (through Mar. 12). $25 (seniors $20; students $15). 919-808-2203 or bartletttheater.org.
- PlayMakers Repertory Company offers Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” set in a mid-20th century Mediterranean resort, with stylistic nods to American celebrity photographer, Slim Aarons. Details at playmakersrep.org.
- Cary Parks and Recreation hosts a touring production of the musical “Pump Boys and Dinettes” Saturday at Cary Arts Center. Details at townofcary.org.