Burning Coal Theatre Company stages the premiere of Ian Finlay’s “The Greeks,” an adaptation of Sophocles’ trilogy, “Oedipus,” “Oedipus at Colonus” and “Antigone,” beginning Friday at Contemporary Art Museum Raleigh. Each one-hour play can be seen all on the same night or over various nights. $25 for all three; $10 individually. 7 p.m. June 9-10 (through June 25). 919-834-4001 or burningcoal.org.
- Newly formed McQueen & Company presents Sam Shepard’s funny and shocking “Fool for Love,” beginning June 8 at Research Triangle High School. Details at mcqueenandcompany.com.
- George and Ira Gershwin’s classic, “Porgy and Bess,” comes to Raleigh via The Justice Theater Project beginning Friday at Umstead Park United Church of Christ. Details at thejusticetheaterproject.org.