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by Lenise Willis

Wednesday, Broach Theatre presents their first show of the season, Tuna Does Vegas, a comedy about an eclectic group of small-town folk from Tuna, Texas who reunite in Sin City. Watch as only two actors portray the men and women of Tuna, as well as Elvis impersonators, showgirls and more.

Also on Wednesday, Winston-Salem’s Theatre Alliance presents Kiss of the Spider Woman, running through Sunday. The unlikely love story explores the complex relationship between two men from very different worlds who are imprisoned together in Latin America. As one cellmate, a tough revolutionary, undergoes torture, the other, an unabashed homosexual serving for deviant behavior, comforts him with tales of his fantasies about an actress who plays a spider woman who kills with a kiss. Containing adult language and situations, the play juxtaposes a harrowing reality with liberating fantasies.

Thursday through Sunday, Greensboro Playwright’s Forum presents An Evening of Short Plays #25: Scenes from the Street at City Arts Studio Theatre, located in the Greensboro Cultural Center.

Also running Thursday through Sunday is Twin City Stage’s The Odd Couple, a comedy and the first show of the theatre’s 77 th season. Written by Neil Simon, the play features two men, one a divorced slob and the other a recently separated clean freak, who become unlikely roommates.

High Point Community Theatre will also present a Neil Simon comedy, Plaza Suite, Thursday through Sunday at High Point Central High School. This hilarious yet moving play explores relationships and love’s joys and bruises as three very different couples take turns staying in the same suite in New York’s Plaza Hotel.

Saturday the UNCG Department of Dance hosts their annual Alumni Homecoming Dance Concert.

Next Wednesday is opening night for UNCG Theatre’s The Threepenny Opera, playing at Taylor Theatre through Oct. 6. The German musical offers a Marxist critique of capitalism.

Triad Stage’s Dial ‘M’ for Murder, a dark and devilish thriller, still runs now through Sunday.

The Barn Dinner Theatre’s Church Basement Ladies, a lighthearted musical comedy, is still running every Tuesday- Sunday until Oct. 9.

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