Spaced Out — The Community Playhouse, 1881 N. Oracle Road. A lively science fiction tale, Spaced Out, dedicated to the memory of Christina Taylor Green. After a crazy vacation in outer space, the crew of the USS Lost Cause returns to our solar system and finds that the Earth has been blown up in their absence. Ideal for ages 4-10 years. 11 a.m.-noon. May 26-28. $5. 329-4987. COMEDY

Spaced Out

COMEDY

Miss Witherspoon — Live Theatre Workshop, 5317 E. Speedway. Veronica on her wildly comic journey through the afterlife. 7:30-9:30 p.m. May 24-26 and 31, June 1 and 2; 3 p.m. May 27. $20. 327-4242.

Unscrewed Theater Improv Shows — Dedicated Bakery, 4500 E. Speedway. Not Burnt Out Just Unscrewed Improv Comedy Troupe. 7-8:15 p.m. May 25 and June 1. Free. 289-8076.

Memorial Day Radio Show — The Community Playhouse, 1881 N Oracle Road. A live staged reading of classic Old Time Radio shows, read from the original scripts with live sound effects. 2-4 p.m. May 26-28. $10. 329-4987.

Spaced Out — The Community Playhouse, 1881 N. Oracle Road. A lively science fiction tale, Spaced Out, dedicated to the memory of Christina Taylor Green. After a crazy vacation in outer space, the crew of the USS Lost Cause returns to our solar system and finds that the Earth has been blown up in their absence. Ideal for ages 4-10 years. 11 a.m.-noon. May 26-28. $5. 329-4987.

Ballet Rincon presents Coppelia — Vail Theatre of the Arts, 10701 E. Mary Ann Cleveland Way. Based on the original story by E.T.A Hoffman author of, The Nutcracker and the Mouse King, with music by composer, Leo Delibes, the story takes the audience on romp through intrigue, deceit, the secrets of a mysterious inventor, and romance. 7-9 p.m. June 1 and 2. $16. 574-2804.

DINNER THEATER

Mystery and Magic Dinner Theater Playhouse — Skyline Country Club, 5200 E. St. Andrews Drive. A full three course table-served dining experience, a classic, hilarious 3-act, interactive comedy murder mystery whodunit and magic performance. 6:30-9:30 p.m. May 25 and 26. $75. 861-4800.

The Dinner Detective Interactive Murder Mystery Show — Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Tucson - Reid Park, 445 S. Alvernon Way. Ages 15 and up. 6-9 p.m. May 26. $49.95. 1-866-496-0535.

POETRY

Poetry Circle — Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive. This month's topic: "Close reading" and Poetry of Sarah Gzemski. This event is for adults and teens. 2-3:30 p.m. May 24. Free. 594-5580.

THEATER

Rock-A-Billy Raceway — The Gaslight Theatre, 7010 E. Broadway. Gaslight actors in the 1950s, when hair gel and race cars were all the rage. Expect this hilarious melodrama to spoof famous shows such as Happy Days, Hair Spray, and Grease. Call for dates and times. $21.95. 886-9428.

CYT Tucson: Beauty and the Beast — Pima Community College Center for the Arts, 2202 W. Anklam Road. The classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. 7-9:30 p.m. May 25 and 26; 2-4:30 p.m. May 26 and 27. $15. 751-7510.

How The Other Half Loves — Roadrunner Theater, 8892 E. Tanque Verde Road. There are three couples in this play, the men all working for the same firm. 7-9 p.m. May 25, 26, June 1 and 2; 2-4 p.m. May 27. $20. 207-2491.

Sun Records: A Million Dollar Story — Old Tucson, 201 S. Kinney Road. A dinner show, written specifically for Old Tucson by Michael Monroe Goodman. The music of classic artists like Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley and Jerry Lee Lewis. Dinner is included in admission price of $48.95. 6-9 p.m. May 26. 883-0100.

Spaceman Zero — Live Theatre Workshop, 5317 E. Speedway. Casper, a 6th grader, builds a rocket ship and ends up in space. Now the military and his parents just want him back. 12:30-2 p.m. May 27. $10. 327-4242.

Spotlight Youth Productions: Disney's Aladdin Jr. — Ironwood Ridge High School, 2475 W. Naranja Drive. Oro valley youth theater group. 7-9 p.m. June 1 and 2. $10. 360-9812.