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by Lenise Willis

After an enchanting presentation of the Wizard of Oz, which continues through Sunday, Community Theatre of Greensboro announced it would be officially buying the Broach Theatre space in the spring.

Continuing through Saturday, UNCSA hosts its annual fall dance concert, which features four world-premiere works by UNCSA alumni.

Wednesday through Sunday, UNCG Theatre and the North Carolina Theatre for Young People present Fantastic Mr. Fox at Taylor Theatre. To provide meals for his family, Mr. Fox steals livestock from three local farmers who are determined to put an end to the thievery.

Wednesday through Dec.4, No Rules Theatre Company presents The Last Five Years, a beautiful modern musical about a fiveyear relationship, at Hanesbrands Theatre.

The play follows a couple from meeting to marriage to breaking up, as one character works her way from the end of the relationship back to the beginning, and the other works his way from the beginning to the end.

Theatre Alliance continues its performances of Rimers of Eldritch, a murder mystery, Thursday through Saturday.

Thursday through Sunday, High Point University presents the hilarious Urinetown in the Pauline Theatre in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. Set in a Gotham-like city, the show features a town under a governmentenforced ban on private toilets due to a 20-year drought.

Thursday through Sunday, City Arts’ Livestock Players perform the campy musical Little Shop of Horrors on the first floor of the Greensboro Cultural Center. When an alien Venus Flytrap falls into Seymour’s lap, the plant’s thirst for human blood gives him an opportunity for fame, fortune and love.

Mon Frere, a new local comedy troupe, presents “Something to Say” at the Idiot Box Friday for one-night only.

Stained Glass Playhouse continues Arsenic and Old Lace, a farcical dark comedy, Friday through Sunday. A soon-to-be-married drama critic discovers his charming and lovable aunts are poisoning old men with homemade wine laced with arsenic.

Saturday and Sunday, the Greensboro Cultural Center hosts Short Tales 9, a series of short children’s plays directed by area high school and college drama students in collaboration with the schools and the city’s Drama Center.

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