“Seven Brides for Seven Brothers,” classic American musical with dance sequences and an amazing score with lyrics by Johnny Mercer, $38-$63. Maine State Music Theatre, 1 Bath Road, Brunswick. www.msmt.org. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

“What the Butler Saw,” when a psychiatrist invents a series of outrageous lies to cover up his attempts to seduce his young secretary, all manner of mayhem breaks out in the ward. Clothes are discarded, sensibilities skewered and political correctness flouted in Orton’s risque and ferociously playful farce. $10-30. Theater At Monmouth, 796 Main St., Monmouth. theateratmonmouth.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday; 1 p.m. Wednesday and August 9.

“Venus in Fur,” a playwright and an actress and their struggle for dominance while reading his adaptation of a classic erotic novel. $12 adults, $10 seniors. Gaslight Theater at Hallowell City Hall, 1 Winthrop St., Hallowell. www.gaslighttheater.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday; August 8, 9.

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, , $6 adults, $4 children. Mt. Blue High School, Farmington. 491-8503. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

“Romeo and Juliet,” In a world consumed by self-interest and divided by hatred and mistrust, Shakespeare’s impetuous young lovers defy family, friends and society to be together. With no one to turn to but each other, Romeo and Juliet provoke both fate and fickle fortune in their quest for pure and passionate love. $10-$30. Theater At Monmouth, 796 Main St., Monmouth. theateratmonmouth.org. 1 p.m. Saturday; 7:30 p.m. August 8.

“A Woman of No Importance,” dark Oscar Wilde comedy of serial seducers, moralizing monogamists, secret pasts and simmering heartbreak, $10-$30. Theater At Monmouth, 796 Main St., Monmouth. theateratmonmouth.org. 1 p.m. Sunday and Wednesday.

“As You Like It,” When Rosalind and Orlando are banished from the court by the usurping duke, they flee for their lives into the wild. It isn’t long before the lovers find each other and act out a bizarre ritual courtship that ends, as all good comedies do, with everyone paired up two-by-two. $10-$30. Theater At Monmouth, 796 Main St., Monmouth. theateratmonmouth.org. 7 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and August 9.

“Tales from the Blue Fairy Book,” Lang’s Blue Fairy Book bursts with classic tales from around the globe, including “East of the Sun West of the Moon,” “The Bronze Ring,” “The White Cat,” “The Stars in the Sky” and more. From princesses to fairies, kings to dwarfs, there’s a magical happily ever after for both girls and boys. $10, $15. Theater at Monmouth, 796 Main St. Monmouth. theateratmonmouth.org. 1 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday.

Monty Python Live (mostly) — HD Broadcast, comedy legends Monty Python will perform live on stage together at London’s O2 Arena, for the first time in more than three decades. $23, $15 students. The Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland. www.rocklandstrand.com. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

The Making of “A Hard Day’s Night,” $25. Theater At Monmouth, 796 Main St., Monmouth. theateratmonmouth.org. 7:30 p.m. August 7.

“On the Edge,” One-person play by “Matinicus” author Eva Murray. $10 adults, $6 youth. The Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland. www.islandinstitute.org. 7 p.m. Aug. 8.

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