Stephen Sondheim’s dark musical masterpiece, “Sweeney Todd,” gets a second Triangle staging in 2016, this time by PlayMakers Repertory Company. Broadway and TV veterans, David St. Louis (“The Scarlett Pimpernel,” “The Blacklist”) and Annie Golden (“The Full Monty,” “Orange is the New Black”) head up the large cast.
Paul Green Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday (through 4/23). $15-$59. 919-962-7529 or playmakersrep.org.
- Durham’s Common Ground Theatre hosts “Kafka’s Monkey,” a solo performance piece with Dale Wolf as a wild ape captured and trained to be human, a searing commentary on man’s disregard for life and nature. Details at cgtheatre.com.