Comedy

Unscrewed Theater, 3244 E. Speedway. 289-8076.

  • Not Burnt Out Just Unscrewed Improv Comedy Troupe —Interactive comedy. 7:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays. $5.
  • Free Form Fridays — Six improv teams guaranteed at least 15 minutes of time for any type of improv. Ages 17 and up. 9:15 p.m. Oct. 13. Donations appreciated.
  • Not Burnt Out Just Unscrewed Improv Comedy Troupe Uncensored Shows — Ages 17 and up. 9:30 p.m. Oct. 14. $5.

Tied Up in Knotts — The Gaslight Music Hall, 13005 N. Oracle Road, Oro Valley. Don Knott's daughter, Karen tells stories about growing up on the set of Mayberry as well as life with the iconic actor. 6 p.m. Oct. 19. $25. 886-9428.

Poetry

University of Arizona Poetry Center, 1508 E. Helen St.

  • BirúPirúPerú: Collective Projects of Peruvian Visual Poetry — 5 collective projects of Peruvian visual poetry that explore diverse poetic records. Open 24 hours. Daily. Through Nov. 22. Free. 626-3765.
  • Martín Espada and Odilia Galván Rodriguez — Readings from their work, Mari Herraras will moderate a panel and book signing. 7 p.m. Oct. 12. Free. 626-3765.
  • Poetry of Resistance: A Plea for Social Change — A variety of themes, racial profiling, xenophobia, cultural misunderstanding, violence against refugees, shared identity and more. 7 p.m. Oct. 12. Free. 626-7160.
  • Words of Wisdom III — Poetry readings by LGBT Seniors. 1 p.m. Oct. 14. Free. 626-3765.
  • Thinking Its Presence Conference Evening Presentations — An open to the public event that feature poets. 7 p.m. Oct. 19 and 20. Through Oct. 21. Free. 626-3765.

Dinner Theater

Mystery & Magic Dinner Theater Playhouse — Skyline Country Club, 5200 E. St. Andrews Drive. Magic with fine dining. Full three course meal. 6:30 p.m. Oct. 13 and 14. $75. 861-4800. mysterydinner.theater.

The Dinner Detective Interactive Murder Mystery Show — Hilton Tucson East, 7600 E. Broadway. Ages 15 and up. 6 p.m. Saturdays Through Nov. 25. $49.95. 1-866-496-0535. thedinnerdetective.com.

Theater

The Curse of Captain Cutthroat Pirate Adventure Show — Trail Dust Town, 6541 E. Tanque Verde Road. Pirates verses cowboys outdoor show with firing cannons, pirate ship, sword fights and special effects. 7 and 8 p.m. Oct. 12-15, 18-20. Through Oct. 31. $5. 398-5618. wildweststuntshow.com.

The Phantom of the Opera — The Gaslight Theatre, 7010 E. Broadway. A love story of musical with goofy song and dance. Call for show dates and times. Through Nov. 5. $20.95. 886-9428. thegaslighttheatre.com.

Baskerville — Live Theatre Workshop, 5317 E. Speedway. Sherlock Holmes must solve the hound of the Baskervilles. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12-14, 19 and 20; 3 p.m. Oct. 15. Through Nov. 11. $20. 327-4242. livetheatreworkshop.org.

Building the Wall — Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave. A campaign promise to round up and detain millions of immigrants. A writer interviews the supervisor of a private prison as he awaits sentencing for carrying out the federal policy. Last chance. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12-14; 2 p.m. Oct. 15. $27. 882-7406. borderlandstheater.org.

Sherlock Holmes — Valley of the Moon, 2544 E. Allen Road. Walking adventure with interactive storytelling of Valley of the Moon with Sherlock Holmes. 6 p.m. Oct. 13-15 and 20. Through Oct. 30. $10. 323-1331. tucsonvalleyofthemoon.com.

Luna Gale — St. Francis Theatre, 4625 E. River Road. A baby born to drug-addicted parents and caught up in a familial, religious and social struggle. Ages 13 and up. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13, 14 and 20; 3 p.m. Oct. 15. Through Oct. 29. $18-$20. 505-1856. artmeetsheart.com.

The Cat and the Canary — The Comedy Playhouse, 3620 N. First Ave. An attorney tries to protect the sole heir to a millionaire's estate. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13 and 20; 3 p.m. Oct. 15. Through Oct. 29. $18. 800-4192. thecomedyplayhouse.com.

Snow White and Friends — Roadrunner Theater, 8892 E. Tanque Verde Road. A musical comedy Snow White and friends. 11 a.m. Oct. 14. Through Nov. 4. Ages 5 and under are free. $10-$12. 207-2491. roadrunnertheatrecompany.org.

The Odd Couple — Arizona Rose Theatre, 4500 N. Oracle Road. A neurotic, neat freak news-writer is thrown out by his wife, and moves in with his friend. 7 p.m. Oct. 14 and 20; 2 p.m. Oct. 15. Through Oct. 22. $8-$15. 888-0509. arizonarosetheatre.com.

Carnival of Illusion — Scottish Rite Grand Parlour, 160 S. Scott Ave. Magic and mystery. Ages 10 and up. 8:00 p.m. Saturdays. $35. 615-5299. carnivalofillusion.com.

Dia de los Muertos: The Musical — Live Theatre Workshop, 5317 E. Speedway. Children's musical. Daniel travels between two magical worlds learning to conquer his greatest fears. 12:30 p.m. Sundays. Through Nov. 5. $7-$10. 327-4242. livetheatreworkshop.org.

The Addams Family — Marroney Theatre, 1025 N. Olive Road. A New Musical. Wednesday Addams begs her father not to tell her mother about her plan to marry her boyfriend. Ages 6 and up. 1:30 p.m. Oct. 15; 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16, 18, 19, 20.  Through Nov. 4. $15-$31. 621-1162. theatre.arizona.edu. Gregory Knopf.

Murder in Paradise — The Gaslight Music Hall, 13005 N. Oracle Road. Interactive murder mystery show. 6 p.m. Oct. 16. Through Dec. 11. $38.95. 529-1000. gaslightmusichall.com.

An Iliad — Temple of Music and Art Cabaret Theater, 330 S. Scott Ave. Modern-day retelling of Homer's classic. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 20. Through Nov. 4. $22. 401-3626. windingroadtheater.org.

Digna — The YMCA of Southern Arizona, 525 N. Bonita Ave. One woman play. An attorney returns from the dead to address the public. She confronts attacks she suffered from Mexican security forces. English and Spanish. Ages 12 and up. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19 and 20. Through Oct. 22. $15. 288-9194. teatrodignidad.org.

Two Plays for Lost Souls — The Scoundrel & Scamp Theatre at The Historic Y, 738 N. Fifth Ave. The Love Talker and The Yellow Wallpaper by Deborah Pryor. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19 and 20. Through Oct. 29. $28. 448-3300. scoundrelandscamp.org.