The Canterville Ghost — Mountain View High School, 3901 W. Linda Vista Blvd. Centers around the Otis Family, a stereotypical American family who purchase and move into Canterville Chase, a beautiful old English Manor accompanied by a resident ghost. 7-9 p.m. April 27. $8. 579-4449.
The Pajama Game — Marroney Theatre, 1025 N. Olive Road. Rocky relationship between the new superintendent and the leader of the union grievance committee comes to a head when the workers strike for a raise, causing a conflict between labor and management. Ages 6 and up. 1:30 p.m. April 29; 7:30 p.m. April 27 and 28. $15-$31. 621-1162.
Unscrewed Theater Improv Shows — Dedicated Bakery, 4500 E. Speedway. Not Burnt Out Just Unscrewed Improv Comedy Troupe. 7-8:15 p.m. April 27 and May 4. Free. 289-8076.
Ken Jeong — Fox Tucson Theatre, 17 W. Congress St. 7:30-10 p.m. May 3. $34-$99. 547-3040.
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. April 27, 28 and May 4. $75. 861-4800.
The Dinner Detective Interactive Murder Mystery Show — Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Tucson, 445 S. Alvernon Way. Ages 15 and up. 6-9 p.m. April 28. $49.95. 1-866-496-0535.
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. April 30. $38.95. 529-1000.
The Parlor Show — Pinnacle Peak Steakhouse, 6541 E. Tanque Verde Road. The Magicians, Nate Anderson and Dr. John K. Redmon. Call for reservations 296-0911. Includes a 3 course dinner. 6 p.m. dinner; 7:30 p.m. show starts. 6-8:30 p.m. April 26. $55. 296-0911.
Poetry Circle — Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive. This month's topic: The Poetry of Charles Simic, 2007 U.S. Poet Laureate. This event is for adults and teens. 2-3:30 p.m. April 26. Free. 594-5580.
A Poetry Event — University of Arizona Main Library, University of Arizona. Prof. Tom Speer, author/writing, literature and poetry teacher will conduct a craft talk and workshop, "Writing Poems from Your Life". RSVP by e-mailing at TucsonPoetrySociety@gmail.com. 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. April 28. Free. 1-801-560-6875.
Family Day — University of Arizona Poetry Center, 1508 E. Helen St. Workshops, music, activities and refreshments. Ages babies-13 years. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. April 28. Free. 626-3765.
Poetry Message Pot Project — Tucson Clay Co-op Gallery, Studio & School, 3326 N. Dodge Blvd. Inscribe a poem or favorite poem on bowls the potters will supply. 6:30-8:30 p.m. April 29. Free. 792-6263.
University of Arizona Creative Writing MFA Graduates — University of Arizona Poetry Center, 1508 E. Helen St. Students graduating from the University of Arizona MFA in Creative Writing program read from their work. 7-9 p.m. May 3. Free. 626-3765.
Finding Neverland — Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University. Tells the story behind one of the world’s most beloved characters: Peter Pan. Recommended for ages 8 and up. No babes in arms, everyone must have a ticket. ASL Performance: Saturday, April 28 at 2 p.m. All programs, dates, prices, times and casting subject to change. 7:30 p.m. April 24-26, 8 p.m. April 27; 2 and 8 p.m. April 28; 1:30 and 6:30 p.m. April 29. Tickets start at $29. 1-800-745-3000.
HARK! Community Performance Piece — YWCA, 525 N Bonita Ave. An arts-based community engagement project aimed at reducing political and social polarization and isolation and building dialogue on issues of common concern. 7:30-9:30 p.m. April 26-28; 2-4 p.m. April 29. $15. 884-7810.
Mr. Goldberg's Prodigal Son: John W. Lowell — Invisible Theatre, 1400 N. First Ave. Story of three generations of the Goldberg family learning to accept one another, foibles and all. 7:30-9:30 p.m. April 24-28, May 2-4; 3-5 p.m. April 29. $34. 882-9721.
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. 7-9 p.m. $21.95. 886-9428.
Shakespeare's "King Lear" — The Rogue Theatre, 300 E. University Blvd. An aging monarch unwisely chooses to divest himself of his responsibilities and divide his kingdom among his three daughters. Discussion with cast and director follows all performances. 7:30-10:15 p.m. April 26-28, May 3-4; 2-4:45 p.m. April 29. $38. 551-2053.
The Fishers Wish — MSA Annex, 267 Avenida Del Convento. Explore the mystical and whimsical world of the Fisherman and his Wife in Flam Chen's original Fish Tale made for all ages. 7-11 p.m. April 26-28. $25. 272-9041.
The Oro Valley Theatre Company: Our Town by Thornton Wilder — The Gaslight Music Hall, 13005 N. Oracle Road, Oro Valley. This Pulitzer Prize-winning drama of life in the small village of Grover's Corners. 6-8 p.m. April 26; 2-4 p.m. April 29. $20. 529-1000.
Women in Jeopardy — Live Theatre Workshop, 5317 E. Speedway. Trading their wine glasses for spy glasses. Suspecting a dentist boyfriend may be a serial killer. The ladies try to discover the truth. 7:30 p.m. April 26-28, May 3-5; 3 p.m. April 29. $20. 327-4242.
A Night of Radio Classics — The Community Playhouse, 1881 N. Oracle Road. Live stage reading of classic old time radio shows from original scripts and live sound effects. 7-8:30 p.m. April 27 and 28; 2-3:30 p.m. April 29. $10. 329-4987.
Roadrunner Theatre Company: Perfect Timing — Roadrunner Theater, 8892 E. Tanque Verde Road. Set in the mad cap household of glamorous and neurotic art critic Cornelia Thorndike, her German maid and her splendidly sane secretary. 7-9 p.m. April 27 and 28; 2-4 April 29. $20. 207-2491.
The Little Glass Slipper — Valley of the Moon, 2544 E. Allen Road. Interactive, walking presentation of Cinderella. 6-8:30 p.m. April 27-29, May 4. $10. 323-1331.
Behind the Scenes: Finding Neverland — Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University. Peter Pan, and the playwright who brought him to life. Ages 11 and up. 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. April 28. $25-$45. 319-0400.
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. April 29. $10. 327-4242.
The Legend of Popocatépetl & Iztaccíhuatl — Boys and Girls Club of Santa Cruz County, 590 N. Tyler Ave, Nogales. Portrays the legend of the Aztec princess Iztaccíhuatl and the warrior Popocatépetl, who were turned into volcanoes by the Gods as a symbol of their eternal love. Part of the celebration of Children’s Day in Mexico. 4:30-5:30 p.m. April 30. Free. 287-3733.
How the World Began — Community Playhouse, 1881 N. Oracle Road. Religion and science clash in a disaster-stricken small town. Post-show discussion. 7:30 p.m. May 3-4. $18-$22. 468-6111.
All Right Now Dance Party with The Rillito River Band — The Gaslight Music Hall, 13005 N. Oracle Road, Oro Valley. Rock n’ roll, folk- rock and folk. 7-9:30 p.m. May 4. $12.50. 529-1000.