OpeningCultural Arts Center at Glen Allen The Henrico Theater Company presents "Tintypes," a nostalgic musical revue, July 14 at 8 p.m. Through July 30 with some matinees. Tickets are $6-$8. 2880 Mountain Road. 501-5859.
Dogwood Dell Festival of the Arts The summer performance series at the Dogwood Dell Amphitheater continues with the musical "Purlie" (July 13-15 at 8 p.m.) and gospel by Larry Bland and The Volunteer Choir (July 16 at 7 p.m.). At the Ha'Penny Stage, ventriloquism by Ty-Rone's World (July 14 at 11 a.m.) and the Latin Ballet of Virginia's "Fiesta del Sol" (July 16 at 4 p.m.). Free. 646-3355.
Firehouse Theatre Project SPARC's New Voices for the Theater program presents a Festival of New Works, eight one-acts by high-school playwrights, July 14 at 8 p.m. and July 15 at 2 and 8 p.m. Free. 1609 W. Broad St. 355-2001.
Richmond Shakespeare Festival The season continues with the story of fate and Scottish people, "The Tragedy of Macbeth," at Agecroft Hall July 13 at 8 p.m. and Thursdays-Sundays through Aug. 6. Tickets are $18. 4305 Sulgrave Road. Call (866) BARD-TIX or visit www.richmondshakespeare.com.
Sycamore Rouge The Nouvelle Burlesque Troupe presents The Burlesque Ball, dance, music and fancy ladies, plus wine, cigars and art, July 15 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15-$20. Also, The Bindlestaff Family Cirkus brings to Petersburg fire-eaters, sword-swallowers and more, July 16 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15. 21 W. Old St. Call 957-5707 or visit www.sycamorerouge.org.
OngoingBarksdale Theater The threat of male nudity is quite real with the Barksdale's production of the musical "The Full Monty" at 8 p.m. through Aug. 13 with some 2 p.m. matinees. Tickets are $34-$38. 1601 Willow Lawn Drive. 282-2620.
ComedySportz The improv theater presents its latest musical parody, "Pop Fiction," Fridays and Saturdays at 10 p.m. through July 15. Tickets are $12-$14. 7115A Staples Mill Road. 266-9377.
Mystery Dinner Playhouse The dinner theater presents "Murder Ahoy!" a four-course pirate murder mystery, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. in the Best Western Governor's Inn. Through Oct. 14. Tickets are $36.95. 9826 Midlothian Turnpike. Call 649-2583 or visit www.mysterydinner.com.
Science Museum of Virginia The Carpenter Science Theatre Company presents a farcical take on "Hansel and Gretel" at 1 and 3 p.m., Thursdays-Mondays through Aug. 31. Free with admission. 2500 W. Broad St. 864-1400.
St. John's Episcopal Church A re-enactment of the Second Virginia Convention, featuring Patrick Henry's "Liberty or Death" speech, starts at 2 p.m. every Sunday with an organ recital at 1:30 p.m. Through Sept. 4. Donations accepted. 2401 E. Broad St. 649-7938.
Swift Creek Mill Theatre Tom Stolz's "Mahalia," the story of gospel queen Mahalia Jackson, runs Mondays-Tuesdays at 8 p.m. with matinees. Through July 29. Also, "Steel Magnolias," Fridays-Saturdays at 8 p.m. with some matinees. Through Aug. 12. The shows alternate dates. Tickets are $28.50-$41.25. 17401 Jefferson Davis Highway. For more information, call 748-5203 or visit www.swiftcreekmill.com.