Ralston Beauty and the Beast

Jonathan Berger as Gaston and Aubri Devashrayee as Belle in “Beauty and the Beast,” at the Ralston Community Theatre through Sunday.

OPENING

“Firefly,” Kerfuffle, OutrSpaces, 1258 S. 13th St., Friday through Aug. 4. Showtimes: 10:30 a.m. Friday and Sunday, and Aug. 2 and 4. Tickets: $10 general admission. There are only 25 seats for each performance. Information and reservations: kerfuffletvy.com, or search “Firefly” on eventbrite.com.

Omaha director and writer Jessica Burrell-Logue wrote this play for Kerfuffle, an Omaha theater and dance company that’s devoted exclusively to creating shows for children younger than 6. “Firefly” depicts an adventure in the New England woods, and will give kids a chance to participate. There will be art activities before and after the performance.

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COMING

“Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash,” Performing Artists Repertory Theatre, opens Aug. 9. Information: performingartistsrepertorytheatre.org and 402-706-0778.

CONTINUING

The Pirates of Penzance,” Lofte Community Theatre, Manley, Nebraska, Showtimes: 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and Aug. 1-3, 2 p.m. Sunday and Aug. 4. Tickets: $22 reserved seats. Information: lofte.org or 402-234-2553.

Beauty and the Beast,” Ralston Community Theatre, Ralston Performing Arts Centre, 8969 Park Drive, through Sunday. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $20 adults, $18 students and senior citizens. Information and reservations: ralstoncommunitytheatre.org or 402-898-3545.

Betsie covers a little bit of everything for The World-Herald's Living section, including theater, religion and anything else that might need attention. Phone: 402-444-1267.

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