Main Street Theatre presents Daddy Long Legs, based on the novel by Jean Webster, with music and lyrics by Paul Gorden and book by John Caird. This two-person musical is the “rags-to-riches” love story of a bright young woman and her mysterious benefactor.
Through June 17. Wednesday through Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, 3 p.m. Children under five not permitted in theater. 2540 Times Boulevard. Tickets: 713-524-6706.
Stages’ The Great Trailer Park Musical, one of the most requested (and repeated!) musicals in Stages’ history, continues celebrating the theater’s 40th anniversary season. There is a new tenant at Armadillo Acres, and she’s wreaking havoc all over Florida’s most exclusive trailer park. The doublewide divas of this fine housing establishment have survived everything from kidnapping to no-good men to bad perms. But when Pippi, a “stripper-on-the-run” comes between agoraphobic housewife Jeanine and her tollbooth collector husband, a storm begins to brew that will shake these manufactured homes to their foundations! Through July 22. Wednesday through Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Sunday, 2:30 p.m. 3201 Allen Parkway. Tickets: StagesTheatre.com or 713-527-0123.
Theatre Under the Stars presents Guys & Dolls, Frank Loesser’s musical comedy about rolling the dice & falling in love. After recently igniting Houston with In the Heights, director Nick DeGruccio returns with a Latin inspired reimagining of this musical comedy classic. Travel back to a time when gangsters and gamblers ruled the underworld of New York City. Through June 24. Tuesday through Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday, 2:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Hobby Center for the Performing Arts, 800 Bagby Street. Tickets: TUTS.com or 713-550-8807.
The Alley Theatre presents The Cake. Della’s cakes are the best! She’s going to compete on the “Great American Baking Show” — no big deal. And she is overjoyed to make Jen’s wedding …until she realizes there isn’t just one bride, but two. She can’t really bake a cake for such a wedding, can she? Moral quandaries, reality TV, and loads and loads of butter form this play by Bekah Brunstetter (NBC’s This Is Us) about three women trying to reach out across a divide that just keeps growing. June 1 through July 1.
Tuesday through Thursday, Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 2:30 p.m. ActOUT pre-show party with complimentary food, drink and door prizes. Thursday, June 2 with ticket purchase. 500 Texas Ave, Neuhaus Theatre. Tickets: AlleyTheatre.org or 713-220-5700.
Obsidian Theater presents The Last 5 Years, in special arrangement with Music Theatre International. Written and composed by Jason Robert Brown and directed by Kelsey McMillan, it’s an emotionally powerful and intimate musical about two New Yorkers in their twenties who fall in and out of love over the course of five years. June 21 through July 14. Thursday through Sunday, 8 p.m. Sunday matinee, 3 p.m. Industry Night, June 25, 8 p.m. 3522 White Oak Drive. Tickets: ObsidianTheater.org or 832-889-7637.