Theater productions, rooftop film series and more arts this week


Theater

“The Trojan War: Our Warrior Chorus” from Aquila Theatre. Known for creating bold reinterpretations of classical plays for contemporary audiences, British-American Aquila Theatre has teamed up with the Warrior Chorus’ combat veterans and actors for this production that sets the classic myths of ancient Greece and Rome against the compelling narratives of modern war. “The Trojan War” uses epic moments from Homer’s “Iliad” and scenes from other Greek drama and poetry, from the fall of Troy and the rise of Rome, to propel a thrilling chronicle of men and women at war. 7 p.m. March 22 and 23. $10-$40. McCullough Theatre, 2375 Robert Dedman Drive. texasperformingarts.org.

Architecture

Rooftop architecture and design film series presents “David Adjaye — Collaborations” at Contemporary Austin. “Collaborations” is a portrait of British-Ghanaian architect David Adjaye. The film features interviews with Adjaye’s collaborators, a roster of influential figures in the art and cultural world, as well as a significant number of his architectural projects, including public buildings, residential houses, artist studios and exhibition spaces. Picnics are welcome at the screening, or bring cash to purchase food and drink. 7 p.m. roof opens, 8 p.m. screening March 22 and 23. $10; free for museum members. Jones Center, 700 Congress Ave. thecontemporaryaustin.org.

One last look

Check out these theater productions before they finish their runs this week.

“All Because of Agatha.” Way Off Broadway Community Players is continuing its 20th season with this ghostly comedy about a newly married couple who buys a house in historic Salem, Massachusetts, which has the annoying knack of being visited each year by a slightly destructive witch named Agatha Forbes. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday through March 25. $10-$20. 11880 West Old FM 2243, Building 4, Leander. 512-259-5878, wobcp.org.

“Flaming Idiots.” Sam Bass Theatre’s production of this contemporary farce takes place entirely in a restaurant kitchen, where Carl and Phil are hoping for success similar to that experienced at Zippy’s, a popular spot that has been crowded ever since Cy Manamalancia, a notorious mobster, was shot there 20 years ago. 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday through March 25. $15-$25. 600 N. Lee St., Round Rock. 512-763-7228, sambasstheatre.org.



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