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OPENING THIS WEEKEND

“Paniolo: Stories and Songs from the Hawaiian Cowboy”: Hawaiian storyteller Moses Goods and guitarist Kapono Na‘ili‘ili show how traditional Hawaiian values and practices are integrated with the Paniolo lifestyle. For ages 7 and older. 7 p.m. today and 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Tenney Theatre, 229 Queen Emma Square, The Cathedral of St. Andrew. More shows through Nov. 17. $10-$20. 839-9885, htyweb.org

“Folks You Meet at Longs”: Honolulu Star-­Advertiser columnist Lee Cataluna’s 2003 comedic look at the nice, the nasty and the downright creepy people you can meet at Hawaii’s popular chain of drugstores. 7:30 p.m. today-Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday, The Leeward Theatre Alternate Space, Leeward Community College. More shows through Nov. 17. $10-$15. 455-0380, lcctheatre.hawaii.edu

Speak for Yourself, John, or Dirty Work at Plymouth Rock”: Join three men who deal with issues such as famine, traitors, heroes and Massachusetts natives. Presented by The Lanikai Mortgage Players. 8 p.m. today-Sunday, Shreve Theater, Lanikai Community Center. More shows through Nov. 11. $10. 262-5482

“Noblesse Oblige”: Doctors-On Stage Productions present this 20th anniversary concert—a musical production with a cast of 30 “musically talented” medical professionals with participation of Rosalie Woodson Dance Academy. Fundraiser for Bayanihan Clinic Without Walls. 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Farrington High School auditorium. $25-$70. Info: 888-674-7624, 391-7678.

“The Barber of Seville”: A family-friendly adaptation of the Rossini opera in which Count Almaviva falls in love with Rosina, ward of a bumbling doctor who is also in love with her. In an effort to win her over, the Count asks barber Figaro for help. 7 p.m. Wednesday, Hawaii Theatre. Presented by Hawaii Opera Theatre and Hawaii Theatre Center Education. $10. 808ne.ws/2COXiIB

“Shipment Day”: The world premiere of playwright Lorenzo DeStefano’s dramatization of the 1937 confinement of Olivia Robello Breitha (DeStefano’s cousin) at Kalihi Hospital before she was shipped to the Kalaupapa colony. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Manoa Valley Theatre. More shows through Nov. 25. $22- $40. 988-6131, manoavalleytheatre.com

“June is the First Fall”: A closeted gay Chinese-American man returns home from New York City and discovers his sister — the only person in his family who knows he’s gay — is engaged to his first love. 8 p.m. Thursday, Kumu Kahua Theatre. More shows through Dec. 9. $5-$25. 536-4441, kumukahua.org

NOW PLAYING

“Mary Poppins Jr”: Adaptation of the classic musical with iconic songs “Spoonful of Sugar” and “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!” features 30 Sacred Hearts Academy students and 13 boys from neighboring schools. Presented by Sacred Hearts Academy. 7 p.m. today; 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday; and 2 p.m. Sunday, Richard T. Mamiya Theatre, Saint Louis School. More shows through Nov. 11. $17-$22, $10 for Thursday’s preview night. 734-5058, ext. 232; sacredhearts.org/tickets

COMING UP

“Dragonfly: A Young Local Girl’s Journey Through Foster Care”: Musical play based on the stories of former foster youths and their struggles and experiences in the system, with songs written by former foster youths. Presented by Nanakuli Performing Arts Center and PlayBuilders of Hawaii Theatre Company. Nov. 9-18, Nanakuli High and Intermediate School Multi-purpose Cafe. $3-$10. 808ne.ws/dragonfly

“SPACEBAR: A Broadway Play by Kyle Sugarman”: Comedy about 16-year-old Kyle Sugarman who has big Broadway dreams and an “utterly unproducable play” — along with a wild imagination that takes him to New York where he encounters a flighty producer, a deadbeat father and the girl of his dreams. Nov. 9-18, Vi and Paul Loo Theatre, Chaminade University. $5-$10. Tickets: 735-4827, showtix4u.com. Info: 808ne.ws/spacebar.

“#MeToo Survivors Circle”: Based on true stories of Hawaii Pacific University students. Nov. 9-17, The ARTS at Marks Garage. Presented by PlayBuilders of Hawaii Theater Company. Proceeds to benefit Love Without Violence Project, a platform for survivors of domestic abuse to share their stories. $10-$15; $25 for Nov. 17 show with reception and pupus. 808ne.ws/metoo

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