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SPECIAL EVENTS

STAGED READING

Theater of the Seventh Sister presents a staged reading of “The Shivers,’’ a queer fairy tale for adults by Josh Dorsheimer. Fri. 7:30 p.m. $15. Community Mennonite Church of Lancaster, 328 W. Orange St. seventhsister.com.


CHILDREN’S THEATER

LANCASTER MARIONETTE THEATRE

“Sleeping Beauty,’’ the classic tale using Tchaikovsky’s ballet score. Cont. through March 16. Sat. 11 a.m. $15. Backstage tours included, available 20 minutes prior to curtain. Suitable for children who can sit quietly for 35 minutes. 126 N. Water St. 717-394-8398. lancastermarionette.org. For tickets: lmt.yapsody.com.


DANCE PERFORMANCE

CELTIC FIRE

Traditional Irish song and dance. Fri. 8 p.m. Tickets start at $30. Hershey Theatre, 15 E. Caracas Ave., Hershey, 717-534-3405. hersheyentertainment.com.

DANCE CONCERT

The Arts at Millersville in partnership with Downtown Dances present “Tipping Point,” a concert featuring independent dance artists, dance companies and student ensembles showcasing the work of local choreographers. Sat. 7:30 p.m. $15. The Ware Center, 42 N. Prince St., 717-871-7600. artsmu.com.


HIGH SCHOOL THEATER

COCALICO HIGH SCHOOL

“You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown.’’ Fri. and Sat. 7 p.m.; Sun. 2 p.m. $5. Cocalico High School, 810 S. 4th St., Denver. christopher_beiler@cocalico.org.

LANCASTER ACADEMY FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

“Oliver.’’ Fri. 7 p.m.; Sat. 2 and 7 p.m. $12 for ages 5 and up. Leola Elementary School, 11 School Drive, Leola. lancasteracademy.org.

LANCASTER COUNTY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

“Peter Pan Jr.’’ Tonight and Fri. 7 p.m. $10 advance, $14 at door; Sat. dinner theater, 6 p.m. $26 (reservations required). Lancaster County Christian School, 2390 New Holland Pike. 717-566-0711. lccs.cc/peterpan.

MANHEIM CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL

“The Pajama Game.’’ Tonight at 7; Fri. and Sat. 7:30 p.m.; Sun. 2 p.m. $10 adults; $6 students. Manheim Central High School auditorium, 400 Adele Ave., Manheim.

MANHEIM TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL

Manheim Township Performing Arts presents “Once on This Island.’’ Tonight-Sat. 7:30 p.m. $10 adults, $8 students and seniors. Manheim Township High School, 115 Blue Streak Blvd., 717-560-3097 ext. 3395, mtpa.mtwp.net, for tickets.

MCCASKEY HIGH SCHOOL

“Shrek the Musical.’’ Tonight-Sat. 7 p.m.; Sun. 2:30 p.m. $10 adults, $5 students and seniors. McCaskey High School, 445 N. Reservoir St. 717-399-6400 ext. 4. For tickets, visit shotix4u.com and search for Shrek or Lancaster.

WARWICK HIGH SCHOOL

“Hello, Dolly!.’’ Fri. and Sat. 7:30 p.m.; Sun. 2 p.m. $11.50, $13.50 adults, $9.50, $11.50 students and seniors. Warwick High School, 301 W. Orange St., Lititz, 717-626-3700. Tickets at warwicksd.org.


THEATER

Opening...

“ALWAYS ... PATSY CLINE’’

More than just a musical tribute to the legendary country singer, this show tells the story of the friendship between Cline and Houston fan Louise Seger. Sat. 3 p.m. $37. American Music Theatre, 2425 Lincon Highway East, 717-397-7700. amtshows.com.

“THE HUMANS”

Story takes an in-depth look around the Thanksgiving table of an average American family. Opens tonight. Cont. through March 23. Wed. and Thurs. 7:30 p.m.; Fri. and Sat. 8 p.m. (plus March 23 at 2 p.m.) $15-$32. Sharadin Bigler Theatre, 320 Cocalico St., Ephrata. 717-733-7966, ext. 1., ephrataperformingartscenter.com.

“JULIUS CAESAR”

Gamut Theatre Group’s Harrisburg Shakespeare Company brings its touring production of this classic story to the Gamut stage. Fri. and Sat. 7:30 p.m.; Sun. 2:30 p.m. $30 adults, $25 seniors/military, $15 students. (Sunday is pay what you will.) New Gamut Theatre, 15 N. Fourth St., Harrisburg. 717-238-4111. gamuttheatre.org.

“NANA DOES VEGAS”

Nana is back. She’s moved on from making naughty knickers to making costumes for the hottest show in Vegas. Opens Sat. Cont. through June 5. Various days and times. $25-$65. Rainbow’s Comedy Playhouse, 3065 Lincoln Highway East, Paradise, 800-292-4301. rainbowcomedy.com.

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“JESUS”

An epic telling of the Gospel story with a cast of 45, one of the largest LED screens ever used theatrically in the world, and the largest moving set piece in Sight & Sound history. Cont. through Oct. 5. Various days and times. $59-$79 adults, $26-$36 children 3-12. Sight & Sound Millennium Theatre, 300 Hartman Bridge Road (Route 896), Ronks. 717-687-7800, 800-377-1277, sight-sound.com.

“LUCKY STIFF”

Musical comedy about a shoe salesman forced to take his dead uncle on the trip of a lifetime in order to inherit his fortune. Cont. through March 16. Tues.-Sun. various times. $58-$67 adults; $30 ages 13-18; $25 children under 12. $40 show-only adults, $25 children. Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre, 510 Centerville Road. 717-898-1900, dutchapple.com.

“MAY YOU LIVE FOREVER”

A comedy-mystery dinner theater production by Third Space Theatre. Shows at various locations. Check website for details. 717-808-1312 for reservations. thirdspacetheatre.com.

“A MILLION DREAMS: SONGS OF INSPIRATION”

Servant Stage presents this original winter blues pick-me-up show filled with inspirational and uplifting music. Touring shows continue at various locations through March. Visit website for details. (No reservations required.) Featured performances include: March 15-17, Lancaster Alliance Church. (Reservations for featured shows required.) For details, visit servantstagecompany.com . 717-455-0255.

MURDER AT MOUNT HOPE MANSION

Annual interactive culinary whodunit. This year, the mansion will be transformed into the Mount Hope Museum of Art, the front to the Speakeasy on premises. The festivities will turn to murder and guests will need to solve the case. Cont. through April 28. Fri. 7 p.m.; Sat. 1 and 7 p.m.; Sun. 1 p.m. $54.95. Mount Hope Estate, grounds of the Pa. Renaissance Faire, Route 72, north of Manheim, 717-665-7021. parenfaire.com.