PINTER'S MIRROR | Shakespeare & Company offers Elizabeth and Malcolm Ingram in three one-act plays, A Slight Ache (1961), Family Voices (1980), and Victoria Station (1982). | Shakespeare & Company, Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre, 70 Kemble St, Lenox | 413.637.3353 | Through August 2 | Curtain various times | $16-$34; $11-$29 students, seniors

STONES IN HIS POCKETS | Sean Dillon and Seton Brown star in Marie Jones's 1998 comedy about two men in County Kerry who get jobs as extras for the shooting of a Hollywood film that's looking to perpetuate the usual Hollywood stereotypes about Ireland. In the course of the play, our heroes portray all 15 characters, who include the film's snooty British director and its prima donna American star. Kennedy Center Gold Medallion recipient Steve Reynolds directs. | Cape Rep Theatre, 1772 Main St, Brewster | 508.896.1888 | Through July 25 | Curtain 7:30 pm Tues-Sat | $22

THE WEDDING ON THE EIFFEL TOWER AND JACK, OR THE SUBMISSION AND HUMULUS THE MUTE | Apollinaire Theatre Company delves into the surreal with this trio of plays by, respectively, Jean Cocteau, Eugene Ionesco, and Jean Anouilh. The cast includes Margaret Ann Brady (SpeakEasy Stage Company, Gold Dust Orphans, Theatre Offensive). Performances on Friday and Sunday will be in Spanish; call the phone number below if rain is forecast. | Mary O'Malley Park, Commandant's Way, on the Chelsea Waterfront [Admiral's Hill] | 617.887.2336 | Through July 25 | Curtain 7:30 pm Wed-Sun | Free


BLUE MAN GROUP | The Drama Desk Award–winning trio of cobalt-painted bald pates begin their delightful and deafening evening of anti–performance art beating drums that are also deep buckets of paint, so that sprays of color jump from the instruments like breaking surf, and end by engulfing the spectators in tangles of toilet paper. | Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St, Boston | 617.931.ARTS | Indefinitely | Curtain 8 pm Tues-Thurs | 7 pm Fri | 2 + 5 + 8 pm Sat | 4 + 7 pm Sun | $48-$62; $30 student rush

SHEAR MADNESS | The dramatis personae of the audience-participation whodunit (which is now the longest-running non-musical in American theater history, having run 29 years in Boston) continue to comb Newbury Street for the murderer of a classical pianist who lived over the unisex hair salon where the show is set. | Charles Playhouse Stage II, 74 Warrenton St, Boston | 617.426.5225 | Indefinitely | Curtain 8 pm Tues-Fri | 6 + 9 pm Sat | 3 + 7 pm Sun | $42; $31.50 with AAA discount; half-price college-student rush, one ticket per college ID, at the box office, one hour prior to curtain

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