Local Theatre Productions
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Actors' NET, 635 North Delmorr Avenue, Morrisville, PA, 215-295-3694. www.actorsnetbucks.org. Christopher Durang's wacky comedy in which Vanya and his adopted sister Sonia bicker their way through late middle age in their comfortable Bucks County home. $24. 2 p.m.
Ken Ludwig's Dear Jack, Dear Louise, George Street Playhouse, Arthur Laurents Theater, 11 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, 732-545-8100. www.georgestreetplayhouse.org. A long-distance romance blooms between a WWII Army doctor and a Broadway starlet working at the Stage Door Canteen in this nostalgic, yet timeless real-life love story about the playwright's parents. $25 to $70. 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Andrew Lippa's Wild Party, Villagers Theatre, 475 DeMott Lane, Somerset, 732-873-2710. www.villagerstheatre.com. Musical based on Joseph Moncure March's 1928 narrative poem of the same name. $20. 2 p.m.
Skeleton Crew, Bristol Riverside Theatre, 120 Radcliffe Street, Bristol, Pennsylvania, 215-785-0100. www.brtstage.org. Four Detroit auto workers panic as rumors that their factory is closing circulate through the tight-knit work community. With their futures unknown, each of the workers must make difficult choices about loyalty to each other, the company, and themselves. $43 and up. 3 p.m.
National Geographic Live: Secrets of the Whales, McCarter Theatre, 91 University Place, Princeton, 609-258-2787. www.mccarter.org. Dive deep into the groundbreaking science of whale families — and their startlingly human parallels — through the awe-inspiring work of celebrated National Geographic Explorer and photographer Brian Skerry. 3 p.m.
Elf the Musical, Music Mountain Theater, 1483 State Route 179, Lambertville. www.musicmountaintheatre.org. The tale of Buddy, a young orphan who mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. $25. 3 p.m.