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CLOSING THIS WEEKEND

“The Wolves”: Members of a high school girls soccer team talk about life and share confidences in Sarah DeLappe’s play, a 2017 Pulitzer Prize finalist. Presented by Kailua Onstage Arts. 7:30 p.m. today-Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday, The Arts at Secret Zone, 50 Kihapai St., Kailua. $20-$30. kailuaonstagearts.com

OPENING THIS WEEKEND

“Dr. Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat”: A rainy day is turned upside down by the arrival of a mischievous feline and his accomplices, Thing One and Thing Two. Presented by UH-Manoa’s Department of Theatre + Dance. 7:30 p.m. today-Saturday, Kennedy Theatre, 1770 East-West Road. More shows through Sept. 23. $8-$18. Tickets: 944-2697, etickethawaii.com. 956-7655.

“It Comes In Threes: An Evening of Quick Comedies”: The UH-Manoa Department of Theatre + Dance presents three short plays (“Poof!”, “The Actor’s Nightmare” and “Sure Thing”) as part of the Late Night Theatre series. Contains adult content. 9:30 p.m. Saturday and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Earle Ernst Lab Theatre, Kennedy Theatre, UH-Manoa. More shows through Sept. 22. $5-$10. 944-2697, 808ne.ws/2LK0KVG

NOW PLAYING

“Filipino Folktales & Fables”: A celebration of cultural traditions of the Philippines that includes a story about standing up to bullies. For ages 6 and older. Presented by Honolulu Theatre for Youth. 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Tenney Theater, The Cathedral of Saint Andrew, 229 Queen Emma Square. More shows through Sept. 22. $10-$20. 839-9885, htyweb.org

“Pageant”: An all-male cast stars in this musical comedy spoof of the traditional all-American beauty contest. A hit at MVT in 1998. 8 p.m. today-Saturday, 4 p.m. Sunday and 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Manoa Valley Theatre, 2833 E. Manoa Road. Extended through Sept. 23. $22-$40. 988-6131, manoavalleytheatre.com

“Pakalolo Sweet”: A group of Honolulu marijuana growers talk about the benefits and cultural aspects of marijuana in precontact Hawaii. A prequel to “Not One Batu.” 8 p.m. today-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday and 8 p.m. Thursday, Kumu Kahua Theatre, 46 Merchant St. More shows through Sept. 23. $5-$25. 536-4441, kumukahua.org

“The Wiz”: Broadway musical that retells “The Wizard of Oz” as a journey through African-American culture of the mid-1970s. Presented by I’m A Bright Kid Foundation. 7:30 p.m. today-Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday, Paliku Theatre, Windward Community College. More shows through Sept. 30. $19-$39. 235-7310, 808ne.ws/2Oo9WRs

COMING UP

“Hello Dolly!”: The Broadway blockbuster about a shrewd Jewish matchmaker who decides to snare a wealthy bachelor for herself. Sept. 21-Oct. 14, Diamond Head Theatre, 520 Makapuu Ave. $15-$50. 733-0274, diamondheadtheatre.com

“RENT, School Edition”: Rock musical about struggling young artists and musicians yearning to have their voices heard in New York’s lower East side while having to deal with relationships, sexual identity, drugs and self-esteem. Performed by students from six Oahu high schools. Presented by Central Theatre Arts Academy. Sept. 28-30, Pearl City Cultural Center, 2100 Hookiekie St. $5-$10. Tickets: brownpapertickets.com. Info: centraltheatreartsacademy.org.

“True West”: In this Sam Shepard play, two brothers with very different lifestyles are forced to work together in the creation of a screenplay that will make or break their lives. Oct. 5-28, The Brad Powell Theatre, Shops at Dole Cannery, 650 Iwilei Road. $20-$30. 722-6941, taghawaii.net

“The Good Person of Setzuan”: Three gods visit Earth to find a mensch — a worthy person who justifies the world’s continuation — but it’s proving to be a difficult task. Presented by UH-Manoa Department of Theatre and Dance. Rated PG-13 for mature content and language. Oct. 10-14, Earle Ernst Lab Theatre, UH Manoa. $8-$18. 944-2697, 808ne.ws/2LLVEZc

“Straight White Men”: Ed and his three adult sons get together at Christmas for some trash talking, pranks and takeout Chinese food while pondering “the value of being a straight white man.” Presented by EVOLVE Theatre Company. Contains adult content. Oct. 12-21, Ong King Arts Center, 1154 Fort Street Mall. Prices yet to be determined. facebook.com/ongkingartscenter

“Romeo and Juliet”: Shakespeare’s classic, yet tragic love story about two star-crossed lovers caught in the middle of their feuding families. Oct. 12-16, Neal Blaisdell Center, Concert Hall. Presented by Hawaii Opera Theatre (HOT); sung in French with English translations projected above the stage. $34-$135. 596-7858, hawaiiopera.org

“Sparkle”: Lucas loves all things that sparkle. Isabella doesn’t like sparkle at all. Annie Cusick Wood’s production teaches kids to express themselves and stand up for who they are. Presented by Honolulu Theatre for Youth. For ages 3 and older. Oct. 13 and 20, Tenney Theatre, 229 Queen Emma Square, The Cathedral of St. Andrew. $10-$20. 839-9885, htyweb.org

CALLS FOR TALENT

Hawaii Pacific University Theatre: Auditions for “Time Stands Still” (runs Nov. 9-18). 7 p.m. Sept. 14 and 2 p.m. Sept. 15, Paul & Vi Loo Theatre, HPU’s Hawaii Loa campus, Kaneohe. Callbacks 2 p.m. Sept. 16 at 1060 Bishop St. Open to theater community, with priority for current HPU students. Email amunro@hpu.edu.

Hawaii Vocal Arts Ensemble: Seeking experienced classical singers in all voice parts. Auditions: 226-8899.

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 community choir. 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays through May, Community of Christ Church in Makiki, 1666 Mott Smith Drive. Potluck dinners to follow. Choral experience desirable. 256-1414, voicesofaloha.com

Windward Choral Society: Rehearsals 6:45-9 p.m. Tuesdays at Kailua United Methodist Church, 1110 Kailua Road. windwardchoralsociety@gmail.com

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