* = Shows for children.

OPENING

Westport Community Theatre, 110 Myrtle Ave., Westport; westportcommunitytheatre.com or 203-226-1983: They’re Playing Our Song, Sept. 18-Oct. 11, Fri.-Sat. at 8, Sun. at 2; Thur., Sept. 24, 8 p.m., matinee Sat., Oct. 10, 2 p.m.; tickets $28, $26 for seniors and students.

TheatreWorks New Milford, 5 Brookside Ave.; theatreworks.us or 860-350-6863: Leading Ladies, Sept. 18-Oct. 10, Fri.-Sat. at 8 p.m., Sun., Oct. 4, 2 p.m., tickets $23, students, military w/ID $18; Pay-What-You-Want Night Thur., Sept. 24.

THIS WEEKEND

Aquila Theatre: Romeo & Juliet, new production, Fri., Sept. 18, 8 p.m., MainStage Theatre of the Visual and Performing Arts Center, West.Conn. State U. Westside Campus, 43 Lake Ave. Ext., Danbury; tickets, 203-837-8732.

A Bronx Tale, one-man stage version with Chazz Palminteri, who wrote the original movie, Fri., Sept. 18, 8 p.m.,; tickets$85;  Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795.

Downtown Cabaret Theatre Main Stage, 263 Golden Hill St., Bridgeport; mycabaret.org or 203-576-1636: Wade Preston, The Piano Man from Billy Joel’s Broadway show Movin’ Out, Sat., Sept. 19, 5 and 8:15 p.m., tickets $45.

Carriage House Arts Center, Cranbury Park, 390 Grumman Ave., Norwalk; Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Christopher Durang’s comedy, directed by Frank Gaffney, Sept. 17, 18, 19 at 8 p.m.; tickets: carriagehouseartscenter.org/reservations

CONTINUING

Ridgefield Theater Barn, 37 Halpin Lane; ridgefieldtheaterbarn.org: Calendar Girls, Sept. 11-Oct. 3; Fri.-Sat. at 8, with Sun. matinees at 5 on Sept. 20 & 27; tickets $24/adults, $20/students, srs., veterans; cabaret-style seating, BYO food and drink, doors open  one hour before curtain.

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike by Christopher Durang, co-production of the Wilton Playshop and the Carriage House Arts Center, Sept. 11-19 at Carriage House, in Cranbury Park, Grumman Ave., Norwalk, and Sept. 25-Oct. 3, Wilton Playshop, Lovers Lane; carriagehouseartscenter.org or wiltonplayshop.org.

Town Players of Newtown, at the Little Theater, 16 Orchard Hill Rd., Newtown; newtownplayers.org or 203-270-9144: Bus Stop, Sept. 4-26, Fri.-Sat. at 8, Sun. at 2 on Sept. 13 & 20; tickets $22, $18/matinees, $10/children 10 and under.

ADVANCE

Comedian Craig Ferguson, “New Deal Tour,” Wed., Sept. 23, 8 p.m., with comedian and impressionist Josh Thompson, and Joseph Bolter and Ryan McGowan; tickets $85;  Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795.

Downtown Cabaret Theatre, 263 Golden Hill St., Bridgeport; mycabaret.org or 203-576-1636: Memphis the Musical, Sept. 25-Oct. 11; Fiddler on the Roof, Dec. 4-20; The Great Gatsby, Feb. 12-21; Evita, March 11-26; Green Day’s American Idiot, April 29-May 15; Special Events: Belting for Boobies, proceeds to 2015 Avon Walk to End Breast Cancer, Sat., Sept. 12; The Rocky Horror Picture Show, w/live floor show, Oct. 30-31; Musicals in Concert: Chess, Nov. 14.

ARC Stages, 147 Wheeler Ave., Pleasantville, N.Y.; tickets $36/adults, $28/students, seniors, arcstages.org or call 914-747-6206: Love/Sick by John Cariani, directed by Stephanie Kovacs Cohen, with Katie Hartke, Caroline Kinsolving, David Lanson and Collin Smith, Sept. 25-Oct. 11, Fri., at 8, Sat. 8, Sun. at 7, exept. Oct. 11 at 2.

White Plains Performing Arts Center, 11 City Place, White Plains, N.Y.; wppac.com or 914-328-1600: Brazil Meets Jazz with Brazilian Trio, Sat., Sept. 26, 8 p.m., tickets $35/$25.

White Plains Performing Arts Center, 11 City Place, White Plains, N.Y., wppac.com or 914-328-1600: Steve Solomon’s My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish and I’m in Therapy!, national touring company, Sept. 30-Nov. 1, Wed. at 7, Thur. at 2 and 7, Fri. at 8, Sat. at 2 and 8, Sun. at 2; tickets $45-$65; order tickets 1-888-512-1202.

The Sherman Playhouse, 5 Rte. 39 North, next to the firehouse, Sherman; shermanplayers.org or 860-354-3622: The Rocky Horror Show, Oct. 2- 31, Fri.-Sat. at 8, 2 p.m., Sun., Oct. 18 and 25; final show on Sat., Oct. 31, at midnight (no 8 p.m. show); tickeets $30, students $20 (cash at the door), no rec. for those under 12.

Yale Repertory Theatre 2015-16 Season, yalerep.org or 203-432-1234 or at the box office at 1120 Chapel St., New Haven: Indecent by Paula Vogel, Oct. 2-24, University Theatre, 222 York St.; Peerless by Jiehae Park, Nov. 27-Dec. 19, Yale Repertory Theatre, 1120 Chapel St.; The Moors by Jen Silverman, Jan. 29-Feb. 20, Yale Repertory Theatre, 1120 Chapel St.; Cymbeline by William Shakespeare, March 25-April 16, University Theatre, 222 York St.; Happy Days by Samuel Beckett, with Dianne Wiest, April 29-May 21, Yale Repertory Theatre, 1120 Chapel St.

Comedian Steven Wright, Sun., Oct. 4, 8 p.m., $60;  Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795.

Westport Country Playhouse, 2015 Season; 25 Powers Court, westportplayhouse.org or 203-227-4177:  Broken Glass by Arthur Miller, Oct. 6-24.

Wilton Playshop, Lovers Lane, Wilton, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Christopher Durang’s comedy, directed by Frank Gaffney, Sept. 25, 26 at 8 p.m., Sept. 27 at 2 p.m. and Oct. 1, 2, 3 at 8 p.m,; tickets: carriagehouseartscenter.org/reservations or  apps.vendini.com/ticket-software.html?t=tix&w=96f7bf9df7c26dd97fe8d250da18adcb

Downtown Cabaret Theatre Children’s Theatre, 263 Golden Hill St., Bridgeport; mycabaret.org or 203-576-1636; 5 shows/$90; 4 shows/$80: Sleepy Hollow, Oct. 10-Nov. 1 A Christmas Carol, Nov. 14-Dec. 27; Jungle Book, Jan. 9-Feb. 14; James and the Giant Peach, Feb. 27-April 3; The Princess and the Pea, April 16-May 22.

The Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic St., Stamford, 203-325-4466, palacestamford.org; Hal Holbrook: Mark Twain Tonight!, Sat., Sept. 26, 8 p.m., presented by The Mark Twain House & Museum, discount tickets available via code: HUCKFINN, info: 860-247-0998 or marktwainhouse.org.

The Shubert Theatre, 247 College St., New Haven; shubert.com or 203-562-5666: The Book of Mormon, Oct. 13-18, tickeets $34-$126.