Local Theatre Productions
The Wolves, McCarter Theater, 91 University Place, Princeton, 609-258-2787. www.mccarter.org. Sarah de Lappe's drama about nine young women on a competitive high school soccer team navigating high pressure games and a growing understanding of their complicated world. Recommended for ages 12 and up. $45 to $60. 2 p.m.
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Somerset Valley Players, 689 Amwell Road, Hillsborough, 908-369-7469. www.svptheatre.org. An eclectic group of six mid-pubescents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. $22. 2 p.m.
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Villagers Theatre, 475 DeMott Lane, Somerset, 732-873-2710. www.villagerstheatre.com. Tennessee Williams' play directed by Jon Heron. $20. 2 p.m.
Thoroughly Modern Millie, Music Mountain Theater, 1483 State Route 179, Lambertville. www.musicmountaintheatre.org. Set in New York City in 1922, the musical tells the story of young Millie Dillmount from Kansas, who comes to New York in search of a new life for herself. $25. 3 p.m.
8 Ensemble, Seuls en Scène French Theater Festival, Hearst Dance Theater, Lewis Center for the Arts, Princeton University. arts.princeton.edu/frenchtheater. Pascal Rambert's recent production showcases 8 early-career actors who recount their life journey and discovery of theater. Register. Free. 3 p.m.
2 Amis, Seuls en Scène French Theater Festival, Hearst Dance Theater, Lewis Center for the Arts, Princeton University. arts.princeton.edu/frenchtheater. Pascal Rambert writes about ardent masculine love in 2 amis; a text anchored on the voices and bodies of Stanislas Nordey and Charles Berling, who are battling with their art, profession, madness, and love. Register. Free. 5 p.m.
Traces, Seuls en Scène French Theater Festival, Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau Street, Princeton. arts.princeton.edu/frenchtheater. Based on the life of Senegalese academic, philosopher and poet Felwine Sarr, this lyrical text is captivatingly performed by Burkinabe actor Étienne Minoungou as an inspiring and imaginative storyteller speaking to his African brothers to sow the seeds for a better future. Register. Free. 8 p.m.