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OPENING

“Hairspray”: Musical set in 1962 in which a plump teenager gets to dance on a television talent show, changing her life. 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m.Saturdays and Sundays, with school programs at 10 a.m. Wednesday and 9:15 Thursday, Hawaii Theatre. $5-$10. hawaiitheatre.org or 528-0506.

“Eurydice”: On her wedding day, Eurydice is bitten by a snake and dies. A distraught Orpheus, whose sorrowful music moves the gods, is allowed to enter the underworld to retrieve her on one condition: he cannot turn around to see her until they both exit the gates of the underworld. Presented by All the World’s a Stage Theatre Company. 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday (special pay-what-you-can performance), Paul and Vi Loo Theatre, Hawaii Pacific University, Hawaii Loa campus, 45-045 Kamehameha Highway, Kaneohe. More shows through July 29. $10-$20. awstheatre.org

“The Greatest Show—A Musical Showcase”: Circus-themed show with musical theater and pop hits, dancing and student-­devised scenes. Presented by Ohana Arts Festival & School. 7:30 p.m. Friday, Kennedy Theatre Main Stage, UH-Manoa. $10-$20. ohanaarts.org.

“Mary Poppins Jr.”: 11 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Earle Ernst Lab, UH-Manoa. Based on Disney’s classic filled with magic, dance and beloved tunes as the Banks family learns all about love from Mary and a few eccentric friends they meet along the way. Presented by Ohana Arts Festival & School. $10-$20. ohanaarts.org

“Legally Blonde Junior”: 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Kennedy Theatre. Based on the 2001 comedy about Harvard Law School-bound Elle, who enrolls for the wrong reasons yet gives her fellow students and professor a run for their money. Presented by Ohana Arts Festival and School. $10-$25. 866-633-0430, ohanaarts.org

PLAYING

“38 Minutes”: A staging of works inspired by Hawaii’s false ballistic missile alert, sent at 8:07 a.m. Jan. 13. 8 p.m. Friday (followed by a free talk-story session) and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday and 8 p.m. Thursday, Kumu Kahua Theatre. More shows through July 29. $10-$30. Tickets: 536-4441, kumukahua.org. Info: 536-4222.

“Disney’s ‘Newsies’: The Broadway Musical”: A 2012 Broadway hit inspired by the real-life newsboys’ strike of 1899. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 3 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 4 p.m. Sunday; and 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Diamond Head Theatre. More shows through Aug. 12. $15-$50. 733-0274, diamondheadtheatre.com

CLOSING

Hawaii Shakespeare Festival: The 17th season’s first production,“All’s Well That Ends Well,” is a twisted fairy-tale take on the romantic comedy about Helena, who aids the king in hopes of earning the seemingly unattainable heart of the handsome Bertram. 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 3:30 p.m. Sunday, The ARTS at Marks Garage, 1159 Nuuanu Ave. $15-$25; some tickets may be available at the door for an additional $5. Tickets: 800-838-3006. Info: hawaiishakes.org.

“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.” 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday, Kaimuki High School Performing Arts Center. Must be ages 5 and older. $22-$40. Tickets: 808ne.ws/2IXXDZ3. Info: manoavalleytheatre.com.

COMING UP

“Into the Woods”: July 27-29, Kennedy Theatre. A musical by James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim, re-telling Brothers Grimm tales from the more contemporary, adult viewpoint of certain well-known characters. Presented by Ohana Arts Festival and School. $10-$25. 866-633-0430, ohanaarts.org

Hawaii Shakespeare Festival: The 17th season continues with its second installment, “King Lear,” about a king struggling with age as his three daughters struggle with his increasingly erratic behavior. Meanwhile, a scheming villain tries to grab the crown himself. July 27-Aug. 5, The ARTS at Marks Garage, 1159 Nuuanu Ave. The festival concludes with “Hedda Gabler” (Aug. 10-19). $15-$25; some tickets may be available at the door for an additional $5. Tickets: 800-838-3006. Info: hawaiishakes.org.

“Spring Awakening”: July 28-29, Earle Ernst Lab, UH-Manoa. Rock musical based on an 1891 German play about teenagers grappling with sexuality. Contains adult themes and explicit language; not appropriate for young children. Presented by Ohana Arts Festival and School. $10-$20. ohanaarts.org

CALLS FOR TALENT

Hawaii Young Actors Ensemble Company: 2 p.m. Saturday and Aug. 18, Hawaii Theatre Annex Studio space, 1121 Nuuanu Ave., second floor. Register in advance at 384-2157 or email elmjellinek@gmail.com

Central Theatre Arts Academy: Auditions for “RENT: School Edition (runs Sept. 27-30). 1-6 p.m. Aug. 3, Mililani High School; call-backs, 3-­ 6 p.m. Aug. 6. Open to public-school students entering grades 9-12. Register: 808ne.ws/2MJcEjM. Info: email carolyn.taira@mililanihs.k12.hi.us.

“Crime-scene” actors, Honolulu Police Dept.: Seeking drama or theater students interested in volunteering as actors for field exercises that replicate crime-scene settings for HPD recruits, 2:30- 11:15 p.m. at HPD’s Ke Kula Makai, 93-093 Waipahu Depot St. 723-8331, jcastro1@honolulu.gov

Gay Men’s Chorus of Hono­lulu: Singers invited to sit in at rehearsals and audition. 7 p.m. Mondays, Von Holt Room, The Cathedral of Saint Andrew. Sheet music encouraged for auditions. gmcofh@gmail.com, gmcofh.org

Honolulu Blend Show Chorus: Chorus seeks female singers for four-part harmony. Rehearsals 6:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesdays at 99-900 Iwaena St., Aiea. 224-0383

Honolulu Chorale: Seeking singers. Rehearsals, 7-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Lutheran Church of Honolulu, 1730 Punahou St. 554-6269, honoluluchorale.org

Kapolei Chorale: All vocal parts sought. Rehearsals 4:30-6:30 p.m. Sundays in Makakilo. Broadway, popular, sacred, Hawaiian and other ethnic songs. 672-8888, doris@kapoleichorale.com

Na Leo Lani Chorus: Female singers for four-part barbershop harmony chorus sought. Rehearsals: 6:30- 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays at The Plaza at Waikiki senior residence, 1812 Kalakaua Ave. 429-9901

Sounds of Aloha Chorus: Male singers of all voice parts and experience levels are sought for men’s a cappella chorus. Rehearsals: 6:45- 9:30 p.m. Thursdays at Ala Wai Golf Course Clubhouse, second floor. 262-7664, soundsofaloha.org

Voices of Aloha: Open call for singers to join choir rehearsals 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Community of Christ Church in Makiki, 1666 Mott Smith Drive. Potluck dinners to follow. Choral experience desirable. 256-1414, voicesofaloha.com

Windward Choral Society: Seeking male singers for limited openings in tenor and bass sections. Rehearsals 7- 9 p.m. Tuesdays at Kailua United Methodist Church, 1110 Kailua Road. thewindwardchoralsociety.org

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