Bare Theatre brings A. R. Gurney’s “Love Letters” back to the Triangle in a new concept. The story of Andrew and Melissa’s lifelong correspondence as friends, eventually drawing them together romantically, has three separate pairs of actors, each representing a different period of the correspondence. Rebecca Blum directs. Sonorous Road Productions, Raleigh.
8 p.m. Fri.-Sat.; 2 p.m. Sun. $18 (senior/military $15; students $10). Through Feb. 28. 919-322-8819 or baretheatre.org.
- Stephen Sondheim’s dark musical comedy, “Sweeney Todd” finds a home at Raleigh Little Theatre beginning this weekend. Details at raleighlittletheatre.org.
- NCSU’s University Theatre stages Ken Ludwig’s comedy, “Leading Ladies,” in which two actors decide to pass themselves off as females to inherit a fortune. Details at ncsu.edu/theatre.
- Cary Players offer Susan Sandler’s romantic comedy, “Crossing Delancey,” this weekend and next in The Cary Theater. Details at caryplayers.org.