’TIL DEATH DO US PART: LATE NITE CATECHISM 3 | Maripat Donovan is back with a third helping of catechism class, this one focusing on “the Sacraments of Marriage and the Last Rites” and including “her own wacky version of The Newlywed Game.” | Club Café, 209 Columbus Ave, Boston | 877.386.6968 | Through March 28 | Curtain 7:30 pm Fri | 4 + 7:30 pm Sat | 3 pm Sun | $55

WE WILL ALL BE RECEIVED | Queer Soup Theater presents this new play by Kathy Wittman, Mal Malme, and Renée C. Farster. “A documentary about two drag kings on a road trip to study gender icons takes a personal turn when the filmmaker and her subjects hit their own gender roadblocks. This multimedia production travels the line between theater and film, with detours to Elvis’s Graceland and Dolly Parton’s Dollywood. The show explores the journey to claim gender identity in the face of societal expectations.” Kathy Wittman directs. | Boston Center for the Arts, Calderwood Pavilion, Rehearsal Hall A, 527 Tremont St, Boston | 617.933.8600 | Through March 27 | Curtain 7:30 pm Thurs | 8 pm Fri-Sat | $25; $20 students, seniors

INDEFINITELY
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 this week: 8 pm Thurs [March 25] | 7 + 10 pm Fri | 4 + 7 + 10 pm Sat | 2 + 5 pm Sun | 8 pm Wed | 8 pm Thurs [April 1] | $48-$62; $30 student rush

THE DONKEY SHOW | Diane Paulus & Randy Weiner’s disco-set riff on A Midsummer Night’s Dream is an hour-long work set in the Studio 54–inspired environs of Club Oberon and framed by episodes of Saturday Night Fever in which you may or may not choose to star. The dramatis personae include Dr. Wheelgood, a gold-lamé-clad Puck on roller skates; club owner Mr. Oberon, who’s out to humiliate his haughty diva girlfriend, Tytania; desperately yearning or cockily dismissive lovers Helen, Dimitri, Mia, and Sander; and a twin couple of ruffle-shirted, Afro-coiffed dudes both named Vinnie. Ingeniously double-cast, sexily supple, and screeching into headsets, they join the paying crowd (a small minority of whom occupy tables in a cabaret area that also sees action) for an immersive night of hedonism and hustle driven by the pounding beat and melodramatic passions of disco hits from the 1970s. | Oberon, Mass Ave + Arrow St, Cambridge | 617.547.8300 | Indefinitely | Curtain 8 pm Fri | 8 + 10:30 pm Sat | $25-$49

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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