On Stage

Yale Repertory Theatre, 1120 Chapel St., New Haven; yalerep.org or 203-432-1234: The Caucasian Chalk Circle by Bertolt Brecht, March 20-April 11; tickets $20-$99.
Ridgefield Theater Barn, 37 Halpin Lane; ridgefieldtheaterbarn.org; $24 gen. adm., $20/srs., students: Oblivion by Carly Mensch, March 13-April 11, Fri.-Sat. at 8, Sun. at 2; no shows Easter weekend.
Creating Broadway: Master Class with Martin Charnin, Fri., April 10, 7 p.m.; tickets $20; White Plains Performing Arts Center, 11 City Place, White Plains, N.Y.; wppac.com or 914-328-1600.
Sherman Playhouse, George Orwell’s 1984, April 10-May 3, Fri.-Sat. at 8, Sun. matinee April 19 and May 3 at 2 p.m.; 5 Route 39 North (next to the firehouse), Sherman; shermanplayers.org or 860-354-3622.
Troupers Light Opera Company: Gilbert & Sullivan’s comic opera Iolanthe, Sat., April 11 and 18, at 2:30 and 7:30; Norwalk Concert Hall, 125 East Ave.; trouperslightopera.org or 203-549-1864.
Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Court; westportplayhouse.org or 203-227-4177: 2015 Season Kick-Off Block Party, Sat., April 11, 4-7 p.m., free, with guided backstage tours, games and activities for all ages; food trucks.
* Downtown Cabaret Children’s Theatre, 263 Golden Hill St., Bridgeport; mycabaret.org or 203-576-1636: Willy Wonka Jr., Sun., April 12-Sun., May 17, weekends, tickets $20.
Elm Shakespeare Company Play Reading Circle of Much Ado About Nothing, Sun., April 12, 2-6 p.m., Trinity Bar and Restaurant, 157 Orange St., New Haven; $5 donation suggested; res. to kate@elmshakespeare.org.
Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Court; westportplayhouse.org or 203-227-4177: Script in Hand Playreading Painting Churches by Tina Howe, Mon., April 13, 7 p.m., $20.
WCSU Dept. of Theatre Arts: Smokey Joe’s Cafe, at 7 p.m., Wed.-Thur., April 15-16, 8 p.m., Fri.-Sat., April 17-18 and 24-25, and 2 p.m. Sun., April 19 and 26; Studio Theatre of the visual and Performing Arts Center, Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Ext., Danbury; 203-837-TIXX or wcsu.edu/tickets
National Theatre Live in HD: The Hard Problem, Thur., April 16, 2 p.m. live, 7 p.m. encore; tickets $25;  Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5785.
Carriage House Arts Center: The Vagina Monologues, Fri.-Sat., April 17-18, at 8, and Sun., April 19 at 4; 390 Grumman Ave., Norwalk; res., carriagehouseartscenter.org.
Carol Burnett: An Evening of Laughter and Reflection, Fri., April 17, 8 p.m., Westchester County Center, 11 City Place, White Plains, N.Y.; ticketmaster.com or 914-995-4050.
Small Town Theatre Company: Orphans, staged readings Fri.-Sat., April 17-18, at 8 at the Katonah Village Library, 26 Bedford Rd., Katonah, N.Y., and Thur., April 23, and Sat., April 25, at 8, at the Hergenhan Center, 40 Maple Ave., Armonk, N.Y.; gen. adm. $15; res., smalltowntheatre.com.
Assisted Living: The Musical, Sat., April 18, 7 p.m., tickets $30; The Palace Danbury, 165 Main Street; thepalacedanbury.com or 203-794-9944.