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“Dead of Night”: The year is 1956. The place is Honolulu. Five union members decide to violently pressure their employer to meet the union’s demands in Edward Sakamoto’s play. 8 p.m. today-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday and 8 p.m. Thursday, Kumu Kahua Theatre. More shows through June 24. $5-$25. 536-4441, kumukahua.org

“The Prodigal Son”: A 17-year-old boy from the Bronx suddenly finds himself in a private school in New Hampshire. He’s violent, gifted, alienated, and on fire with a ferocious loneliness. Two faculty members wrestle with the dilemma: Is the kid a star or a disaster? A passionate, explosive portrait of a young man on the verge of salvation or destruction. Presented by The Actors’ Group (TAG). 7:30 p.m. today, 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday and 7:30 p.m. Thursday, The Brad Powell Theatre, Shops at Dole Cannery, 650 Iwilei Road. More shows through June 17. $20-$30. 722-6941, taghawaii.net

CLOSING THIS WEEK

“A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder”: A “knock ’em dead” musical comedy about an impoverished man who discovers that he’s eighth-in-line for an English peerage and decides to kill the unsuspecting relatives who stand between him and the title. 7:30 p.m. today-Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday, Diamond Head Theatre. $15-$50. 733-0274, diamondheadtheatre.com

COMING UP

“At Your Service”: Hawaiian Mission Houses Historic Site and Archives presents its latest production of the Cemetery Pupu Theatre series, with performances highlighting civil servants including Alexander Joy Cartwright Jr., Curtis Iaukea, Mabel Smyth, Lucy Peabody and William Parke. June 15-30, Oahu Cemetery, 2162 Nuuanu Ave. $55, includes pupu and two complimentary drink tickets. Reservations: 447-3926, missionhouses.org.

“Cowboy Versus Samurai”: High school English teacher Travis Park, the only Korean-American man in Breakneck, Wyoming, falls for a gorgeous, whip-smart Asian American woman who moves into town; the only problem is that she only dates white men. EVOLVE Theatre Company presents Michael Golamco’s romantic comedy, inspired by Edmond Rostand’s “Cyrano De Bergerac.” Contains adult themes and profanity. June 15-24, Ong King Arts Center, 1154 Fort Street Mall. $20. Tickets: brownpapertickets.com. Info: facebook.com/ongkingartscenter.

Tyva Kyzy — The Daughters of Tuva: The first and only female group to perform all styles of Tuvan throat-singing, an ancient art which Tuvan women were customarily prohibited from performing. June 16, Orvis Auditorium, UH-Manoa. $10-$25. 956-8246, 808ne.ws/2rzvqkq

“Flyin’ West”: Project1VOICE and Excellence Happens present nationally staged readings of Pearl Cleage’s play about four African-American women in 1898 who took great risks and overcame tremendous odds to work their own land as homesteaders in the all-black town of Nicodemus, Kansas. June 18, Manoa Valley Theatre. $25-$30; discounts for groups of 10 or more. Tickets: excellencehappens.com

“Dial M For Murder”: A former British tennis pro (played by KHON news anchor Joe Moore) schemes to have his wife murdered upon discovering her affair with an American crime writer (“Wheel of Fortune” game-show host Pat Sajak), but his murder-for-hire scheme goes awry, forcing him to scramble and outwit a Columbo-like police officer to avoid having his plot detected. June 21-July 1, Hawaii Theatre. $25; $75 VIP with performers’ meet- and-greet; proceeds benefit Hawaii Theatre Center. 528-0506, hawaiitheatre.com

“The Princess and the Iso Peanut”: A “traditional fairy tale” princess falls in love with a Japanese-American prince but must pass an unusual test before she’ll be allowed to marry him. Lisa Matsumoto’s pidgin version of “The Princess and the Pea.” July 5-22, Kaimuki High School Performing Arts Center. $22-$40. 988-6131, manoavalleytheatre.com

“Disney’s ‘Newsies’: The Broadway Musical”: A 2012 Broadway hit inspired by the real-life Newsboys’ strike of 1899. July 13-Aug. 5, Diamond Head Theatre. $15-$50. 733-0274, diamondheadtheatre.com

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