Tucson Fringe Festival at Club Congress, Flycatcher, Exploded View, Steinfeld Warehouse, Scoundrel & Scamp. Highlights from the 2017 Fringe Festival. Various times Jan. 12-14.

Amy Ijams, Kevin Patterson, Sierra Adamo

COMEDY

Not Burnt Out Just Unscrewed Improv Comedy Troupe — Unscrewed Theater, 3244 E. Speedway. Interactive comedy. 7:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays. $5. 289-8076. unscrewedtheater.org.

DINNER THEATER

The Dinner Detective Interactive Murder Mystery Show — Hilton Tucson East, 7600 E. Broadway. Ages 15 and up. 6-9 p.m. Saturdays. $49.95. 1-866-496-0535. thedinnerdetective.com.

POETRY

Suzanne Hesh: Cursive — University of Arizona Poetry Center, 1508 E. Helen St. Hesh integrates the visual qualities of handwriting into a contemporary textile form. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Through.  Feb. 17. Free. 626-3765. poetry.arizona.edu.

THEATER

A Delicate Ship — Community Playhouse, 1881 N. Oracle Road. When the past knocks on your door, will you open it? Post show discussion. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 4-6, 12; 2 p.m. Jan. 7. Through Jan. 21. $18-$22. 468-6111. somethingsomethingtheatre.com. Something Something Theatre.

The House of Blue Leaves — Live Theatre Workshop, 5317 E. Speedway. Funny dark comedy tells the tale of a zookeeper by day and a songwriter by night. 7:30 p.m. Jan 4-6, 11-12; 3 p.m. Jan. 7. Through Feb. 10. $20. 327-4242. livetheatreworkshop.org.

Carnival of Illusion — Scottish Rite Grand Parlour, 160 S. Scott Ave. Magic and mystery. Ages 10 and up. 8 p.m. Saturdays. $35. 615-5299. carnivalofillusion.com.

From the Top Musical Improv — Unscrewed Theater, 3244 E. Speedway. Improvised musical. 9:30 p.m. Jan. 6. $5. 289-8076. unscrewedtheater.org.

Murder in Paradise — The Gaslight Music Hall, 13005 N. Oracle Road. When you walk in, you'll be given a name and identity. Everyone has secrets to hide, and it’s your opportunity to try to figure out what’s what. Solve the mystery. 6-8 p.m. Jan. 8. $38.95. 529-1000. gaslightmusichall.com.

John Steinbeck's "The Grapes of Wrath" — The Rogue Theatre, 300 E. University Blvd. The twin hardships of the American dustbowl and the Great Depression. Discussion with cast and director follows all performance. 7:30-10 p.m. Jan. 11-12. Through Jan. 28. $38. 551-2053. theroguetheatre.org.

Tucson Fringe Festival — Club Congress, Flycatcher, Exploded View, Steinfeld Warehouse, Scoundrel & Scamp, 101 W. Sixth St. Visit tucsonfringe.org for full schedule and locations. 1:30-10 p.m. Jan. 12-14. $10. 261-4851. tucsonfringe.org.

Roadrunner Theatre Company: Sex Please, We're Sixty — Roadrunner Theater, 8892 E. Tanque Verde Road. Centers around Mrs. Stancliffe's Rose Cottage Bed & Breakfast and a blue bill called "Venusia." 7-9 p.m. Jan. 12. Through Feb. 4. $20. 207-2491. roadrunnertheatrecompany.org.