“The Woodsman,” Blue Barn Theatre, 1106 S. 10th St., Thursday through June 16. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, 6 p.m. May 26, 2 and 6 p.m. June 2 and 9, 2 p.m. June 16. Tickets: $35 general admission, $30 seniors. Information: bluebarn.org or 402-345-1576.
Members of the Strangemen Theatre Company in New York City premiered this play that’s based on the forgotten writings of L. Frank Baum, who created “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.” With music, physical storytelling and puppets, it tells the backstory of the Tin Man. Several people from Strangemen are in Omaha to lead a group of local actors, designers and technicians in recreating the show.
Local male actors perform their interpretations of movie scenes by Meryl Streep in this show that was conceived in Los Angeles by actor-comedian Roy Cruz.
“Assassins,” Brigit St. Brigit Theatre, First Central Congregational Church, 421 S. 36th St., through Sunday. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $35 for general admission, $30 for students, seniors 65 and older and military personnel. Information: bsbtheatre.com/assassins.
“Baskerville,” Bellevue Little Theatre, 203 West Mission Ave., Bellevue, through Sunday. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $18 for adults, $16 for seniors, $10 for students with identification. Reservations are recommended. Information: bellevuelittletheatre.weebly.com or 402-291-1554.