Theater, classical music and dance listings: Sept. 21-27
Disgraced: Drama about American identity by Ayah Akhtar. 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, through Sept. 30; Studio 101, 1824 Spring; $17-$53; 832-786-1849, 4thwalltheatreco.com.
Describe the Night: World premiere of Rajiv Joseph’s play about Russia. Presented by the Alley Theatre. 8 p.m. Friday, 2:30 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, through Oct. 15; Performances have been moved to the University of Houston’s Quintero Theatre, 3351 Cullen; $35-$75; 713-220-5700, alleytheatre.org.
Harvey for Harvey: Mary Chase’s 1944 play, made famous by the film starring Jimmy Stewart, with 20 percent of proceeds going to disaster relief. Presented by A.D. Players. 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, through Oct. 1; 5420 Westheimer; $20-70; 713-526-2721, adplayers.org.
Enemies: Restaging of Maxim Gorky’s political classic. Presented by Main Street Theater. 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, through Oct. 15; Rice Village, 2540 Times; $39-$45; 713-524-9196, mainstreettheater.com.
The Man From Beyond: Harry Houdini-inspired escape room. Presented by Strange Bird Immersive. 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. $30-$40; The Silos as Sawyer Yards, 1502 Sawyer; by appointment; 713-417-1477, strangebirdimmersive.com.
Beethoven and Piazzolla: Presented by Houston Symphony. 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; sold out; Stude Hall at Rice University, 6100 Main; 713-224-7575, houstonsymphony.org.
Sweet Philomena: Handel’s L’Allegro and other pieces. Presented by Ars Lyrica. 7:30 p.m. Friday; Zilkha Hall, Hobby Center, 800 Bagby; $22-$65; 713-315-2525, arslyricahouston.org.
Garrison Keillor: Famed storyteller appears with Houston Symphony. 7:30 p.m. Monday; Cullen Performance Hall at the University of Houston, 4300 University; $35-$92; 713-224-7575, houstonsymphony.org.
Mayerling: Houston Ballet stages the company premiere of Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s 1978 masterpiece about the 19th-century Mayerling Incident, involving the apparent murder-suicide of an Austrian crown prince and his young baronness mistress. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; Hobby Center for the Performing Arts, 800 Bagby (new venue); $35-$135; 713-227-2787, houstonballet.org.
Ocean: Suchu Dance premieres a work that’s been a year in the making, by artistic director Jennifer Wood, with animation by Sharad K. Patel, original music by Fescennine and lighting by Gregory Starbird. 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday; MATCH, 3400 Main; $25; 713-521-4533, matchouston.org.