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[Sydney Yokas, 15, waits to have her costume checked during a rehearsal for Crystal Lake South's rendition of "Peter Pan."
“DISNEY’S THE LITTLE MERMAID,” 7 p.m. March 2-3, 2 p.m. March 4, Richmond Burton Community High School, 8311 Route 31, Richmond. Adapted from Disney’s 2008 Broadway production. Ticket price information not yet available. Information: www.rbchs.com.
“GODSPELL,” March 8-10, Marengo Community High School, 110 Franks Road, Marengo. “Godspell” was the first major musical theater offering from three-time Grammy and Academy Award-winner Stephen Schwartz (“Wicked,” “Pippin,” “Children of Eden”). Led by the international hit, “Day by Day,” it features a parade of songs, including “Prepare Ye the Way of the Lord,” “Learn Your Lessons Well,” “All for the Best,” “All Good Gifts,” “Turn Back, O Man” and “By My Side.” Schedule: 7 p.m. March 8, 2 and 7 p.m. March 9 and 7 p.m. March 10. Tickets: $8 students, $10 adults. Tickets and information: http://mchs.booktix.com.
“SEUSSICAL,” March 9-17, Cary-Grove High School, 2208 Three Oaks Road, Cary. A musical extravaganza by Tony winners Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, who have brought to life favorite Dr. Seuss characters, including Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, Lazy Mayzie and a little boy with a big imagination – Jojo. Schedule: 7:30 p.m. March 9-10, 2 p.m. March 11, 7 p.m. March 15, 7:30 p.m. March 16 and 2 and 7:30 p.m. March 17. Tickets go on sale Feb. 23. Ticket price information not yet available. Tickets and information: www.carygrovechoirs.org.
THE IRISH COMEDY TOUR, 8 p.m. March 10, Raue Center for the Arts, 26 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake. The Irish Comedy Tour takes the party atmosphere of a Dublin pub and combines it with a boisterous band of hooligans. The comedians, whose ancestors hail from the Emerald Isle, include Detroit native Derek Richards, Boston-born Mike McCarthy, Nova Scotia’s Damon Leibert and, from Inchicore, a suburb of Dublin, Ireland, Derick Keane. Rated PG-13. Tickets: $25-$35. Tickets and information: www.rauecenter.org.