Bad Night in a Men's Room Off Sunset Boulevard: A disgraced movie actor performs in a play whose characters come from his past. In previews, it opens June 5 at Compass Theatre, 3704 Sixth Ave. in Hillcrest. $15-$18. 619-688-9210, www.compasstheatre.com.
Hedwig and the Angry Inch: Hedwig settles in Junction City, Kan., after her band's second banana hits the big-time. Opens in previews June 4 at Cygnet Theatre Company's Rolando venue, 6663 El Cajon Blvd. in the College Area. $24. 619-337-1525, www.cygnettheatre.com.
The Lonesome West: Three murders and a suicide stoke a gritty feud between the residents of Leenane, Ireland. Produced by Triad productions, it opens in previews June 5 at Tenth Avenue Theatre, 930 10th Ave., Downtown. $10-$15. 858-336-7572, www.triadprod.com.
Cornelia: The ex-wife of former Alabama Gov. George Wallace is brought down by her own ambitions. Through June 21 at The Old Globe Theatre's Darlene and Donald Shiley Stage, 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park. $29-$76. 619-23-GLOBE, www.oldglobe.org.
Good Boys: Two men meet eight years after their sons died in a school shooting—one a victim, the other the murderer. Produced by Mo`olelo Performing Arts Company, it runs through June 14 at The Mandell Weiss Forum Studio Theatre, 2910 La Jolla Village Drive in La Jolla. $22-$27. 619-342-7395, www.electrictemple.net.
The Price: A watchful wife looks on as two brothers relive the memories of their deceased father while going through his possessions. Produced by The Old Globe Theatre, it runs through June 14 at Copley Auditorium Arena Stage, 1450 El Prado in Balboa Park. $39-$59. 619-23-GLOBE, www.oldglobe.org.