Common Wealth Endeavors stages the first U.S. production of Australian playwright Kit Brookman’s “Small and Tired,” a contemporary family drama based on the ancient Greek trilogy, “The Oresteia.” When a man comes home for his father’s funeral, old conflicts cause new pain and desire for revenge.
Common Ground Theatre, Durham. 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday (through Jan. 23). $15 (students/seniors/military $10. 919-410-8631 or fromcommonwealth.com.
- KJ Sanchez’s one-woman show, “Highway 47,” finishes up at PlayMakers Repertory Company this weekend. It’s a true tale about disputes over Spanish heritage land in a New Mexico desert town. Details at playmakersrep.org.
- The highly-praised production of Caryl Churchill’s “Love and Information” by The Delta Boys plays an encore at Durham’s Manbites Dog Theater Friday and Saturday. Details at manbitesdogtheater.org.