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OPENING

“Massie/Kahahawai”: Windward Community College presents an updated recounting of the Thalia Massie case in which a Navy wife living in the territory of Hawaii in the early 1930s accused five locals of raping her in a case that caused threatened unrest in the islands and eventually led to a mistrial. Based on court records, newspaper articles and witness testimony from the era. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday (with post-show talk with cast on Saturday only), 4 p.m. Sunday and Wednesday, and 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Paliku Theatre. For ages 14 and older due to adult situations and themes. More shows through Oct. 28. $5-$10. 235-7310, etickethawaii.com.

CLOSING

“Boy”: A doctor persuades a couple to raise their infant son as a girl after a disfiguring accident, causing repercussions decades later. 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. and a newly added 7:30 p.m. show on Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, The Brad Powell Theatre, Shops at Dole Cannery, 650 Iwilei Road. $20-$30. 722-6941, taghawaii.net

“Masters of the Currents”: This original production focuses on the experiences and assimilation of those coming from Micronesia, who are often misrepresented and misunderstood. Presented by TeAda Productions and Honolulu Theatre for Youth. For ages 8 and older. 4:30 p.m. Saturday (with ASL interpretation), Tenney Theatre, St. Andrew’s Cathedral. $10-$20. 839-9885, htyweb.org

COMING UP

“Wonderful Town”: Punahou students perform an adaptation of the 1953 comedy musical about two sisters who move from rural Ohio to New York’s Greenwich Village to find love and pursue their dreams. Oct. 27-Nov. 4, Dillingham Hall, Punahou School. $10-$20. 943-3295, punahou.edu/boxoffice.

“No More Mr. Bad Wolf”: A re-telling of the classic children’s fairy tale “Little Red Riding Hood” with a twist. Nov. 1, Hawaii Theatre. $2-$7. 528-0506, 808ne.ws/ 2utWMNf

“Sister Act”: Sacred Hearts Academy presents the Broadway musical based on the 1992 musical comedy about a “disco diva” who witnesses a murder and is placed in protective custody in the unlikeliest of places — a convent. Nov. 2-12, Mamiya Theatre, Saint Louis School. $17-$22; $10 on special preview night Nov. 2 only. 734-5058, ext. 232, or sacredhearts.org/tickets.

“She Kills Monsters”: In Qui Nguyen’s suspenseful 2012 play, Agnes, a young teacher with no interest in “geek culture,” comes across her dead’s sister’s “Dungeons & Dragons” notebook and begins to delve deeper and deeper into an imaginary world steeped in 1990s pop culture, populated by homicidal fairies and nasty ogres that correspond to characters in her real life. Nov. 2-19, Leeward Theatre, Alternate Space, Room AM 101, Leeward Community College. $10-$15. 455-0380, lcctheatre.hawaii.edu

“The Wild Birds”: A historical drama about the problematic Chiefs’ Children’s School that was created in 1839 to give high-ranking ali‘i children a modern “American” education. Nov. 2-Dec. 3, Kumu Kahua Theatre. $10-$25. 536-4441, kumukahua.org

“Beyond Therapy”: Comedic production follows a maladjusted and needy couple along with their equally maladjusted therapists, another lover and an inattentive waiter. Presented by Chaminade University Performing Arts. Nov. 3-12, Chaminade’s Loo Theatre, Ching Hall. $5-$10. 202-6360, showtix4u.com

Taiko Drum & Dance: Hana Hou!”: World-renowned taiko artist Kenny Endo and Taiko Center of the Pacific perform traditional and contemporary taiko music interweaved with dance from Hawaii, Japan, Okinawa and India. Nov. 3-12, Kennedy Theatre, UH-Manoa. $8-$25. 944-2697, etickethawaii.com, 808ne.ws/2z518ZZ.

“The Counterfeit Contessa or Love Transforms a Brooklyn Bramble Into a Poifect Rose”: Loosely based on George Bernard Shaw’s “Pygmalion,” which is about a poor chambermaid and her transformation into a “lady of society” and the villains and characters she meets along the way. Nov. 3-12, Shreve Theater, Lanikai Community Center. $10. 262-5482, lanikaimortgageplayers.org

“Almost Maine”: A quirky “almost” love story set in a town so far north that it is really “almost” in Canada. Presented by Late Night Theatre, hosted by UH-Manoa’s Department of Theatre + Dance. Nov. 3-12, Kennedy Theatre, Earle Ernst Lab Theatre, UH-Manoa. $5-$10. 808ne.ws/2v0o8Yz

“Ouch!”: Characters Boo and Hoo are happy, even when they get an “ouch,” but when they start to feel other people’s ouches they set out with their box of bandages to to fix the ouches of the world. For ages 2 and older. Nov. 4-11, Tenney Theatre, St. Andrew’s Cathedral. $10-$20. 839-9885, htyweb.org

“Plantation Plays”: Leeward Theatre’s annual children’s theater production features stories about life on Hawaii’s sugar plantations, presented on the grounds of Hawaii’s Plantation Village in Waipahu. Nov. 4-19, 94-695 Waipahu St. $5. 677-0110, hpv.waipahu@hawaiiantel.net

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