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August Wilson's "Fences," with Stan Richardson as Troy, and Rhonda Wilson as Rose, runs Aug. 29 through Sept. 14 at the Actors' Warehouse. (Submitted photo)

Published: Monday, August 25, 2014 at 8:00 a.m.
Last Modified: Sunday, August 24, 2014 at 11:48 p.m.


Two of playwright Sam Shepard’s most compelling characters, the Hollywood screenwriter Austin (Mike McShane) and his older brother Lee (George Steven O’Brien), come to life in the Acrosstown Repertory Theatre’s production of “True West.” Shepard’s story of

sibling rivalry continues through Sept. 7 at the theater.

“True West”: 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 7, Acrosstown Repertory Theatre, 619 S. Main St. Tickets: $10. (234-6278,


Earfilms’ “To Sleep To Dream,” an audio production that relies solely on 3-D sound to tell its futuristic story about the one city that survives a flood, runs today through Friday at the Phillips Center’s Squitieri Studio Theatre. Discount tickets are available for performances today and Tuesday.

EarFilms — “To Sleep To Dream”: 7:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, Squitieri Studio Theatre, Phillips Center. Tickets: $20 today and Tuesday, $35 Wednesday-Friday. (392-2787,

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“Fences,” August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a 1950s African-American family led by a formerly promising baseball player who struggles for fair treatment as a garbage collector, opens Friday at the Actors’ Warehouse.

“Fences”: opens Friday and runs 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 14, Actors’ Warehouse, 608 N. Main St. Tickets: $15, $10 seniors and students. (


The group Crooked Counsel performs classic and contemporary rock sounds from Led Zeppelin to Adele in this week’s “Free Fridays” concert at Bo Diddley Community Plaza.

‘Free Fridays’ concert series: 8-10 p.m. Friday, Bo Diddley Community Plaza. Free.


“The November Man”: Action

“As Above, So Below”: Thriller


“The Revenge of Seven”: Pittacus Lore

“The Long Way Home”: Louise Penny

“Sisters”: Raina Telgemeier

“The Best of Me”: Nicholas Sparks


“Moonshine in the Trunk”: Brad Paisley

“Waking the Fallen — Resurrected”: Avenged Sevenfold

“The Man Upstairs”: Robyn Hitchcock

“Sun Gift Earth”: Thurston Moore

“Tied To A Star”: J. Mascis


“Blended”: Romantic comedy

“Belle”: Drama

“Legends of Oz — Dorothy’s Return”: Animated adventure

“The Love Punch”: Comedy

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