Beacon Theatre Second City (comedy troupe), 5 p.m. Tickets are $15. 401 N. Main St. Hopewell. 458-6551.
Firehouse Theatre Benefit for Equality Virginia, featuring area performers providing musical and theatrical entertainment. Mon., Oct. 1, 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $30. 1609 W. Broad St. 643-4816.
Grace Street Theater "Symbiosis," a concert of recent work by local choreographers. Opens Sept. 29 and runs through Sept. 29. Tickets are $10-$15. 828-2020.
Sycamore Rouge Theater "Slash Coleman has Big Matzo Balls," a one man comedy. Tickets are $10-$12. Sept. 7 through Sept. 29. 21 Old W. St., Petersburg. 957-5707.
Barksdale Theatre at Willow Lawn "The Member of the Wedding," about a child who fantasizes about her role in her brother's wedding, runs Wednesdays through Saturdays at 8 p.m. Tickets are $35-$38. Runs through Oct. 28. 114 W. Broad St. 282-2620.
Barksdale Theatre at Hanover Tavern "Death Trap," about a has-been playwright who attempts to scheme his way back to Broadway. Wednesday through Friday at 8 p.m. with Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Runs through Oct. 21. Tickets are $35-$38. 282-2620.
Firehouse Theatre "Mr. Marmalade," a dark comedy about growing up in difficult times opens at 8 p.m. on Sept. 13. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. Runs through Oct. 6. Tickets are $23-$25. 1609 W. Broad Street. 355-2001
Mystery Dinner Playhouse "Death by Doo-Wop," a murder mystery set on a 1950s dance show, runs 7:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 13. Tickets are $39.95. 2000 Staples Mill Road. 649-2583.
Pine Camp Arts & Community Center "The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail," a dramatic presentation of civil disobedience and its consequences. Tickets are $15-$20. Friday and Saturdays at 8 and Sundays at 2 p.m. Runs through Oct. 13. 4901 Brook Road. 340-0115.
St. John's Church "Godspell," presented by the St. John's Players. Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sunday matinees at 3 p.m. 503 Stuart Circle. 358-9291.
Swift Creek Mill Theatre A comical musical about evil corporations controlling the world's pay toilets. Shows Thursday through Saturday at 8 p.m., with selected Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2:30 p.m. Runs through Nov. 3. Tickets are $31.50-$43.50. 748-5203.
The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen "Angel Street," a Victorian thriller presented by the Henrico Theatre Company. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. with weekend matinees. Runs through Sept. 30.