"Who’s Live Anyway?" coming to Hanover.
"Who's Live Anyway?" coming to Hanover. (courtesy photo)

Summer stages

"Barefoot in the Park," an early Neil Simon comedy, plays Gloucester Stage Company through June 30. The cast features local favorites Paula Plum and Richard Snee. Tickets start at $15 at 978-281-4433 or www.gloucester stage.com. ... Leigh Barrett stars in "Mame," the Jerry Herman classic, opening the Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston 51st season June 13-23 in Waltham. The cast also features UMass Lowell's Rick Sherburne in his 10th season at Reagle. Based on Patrick Dennis' book, "Auntie Mame," it's the story of socialite Mame Dennis whose high-living New York City lifestyle is changed when her orphaned nephew comes to live with her. Tickets $25-$69 at 781-891-5600 or www.reaglemusictheatre.org. ... "West Side Story," the classic 1950s musical of forbidden love amid rival New York youth gangs, opens the summer season June 13-July 20 at Seacoast Repertory Theatre in Portsmouth, N.H. Director Bryan Knowlton, a Portsmouth native and Seacoast Rep veteran, is staging the show from a 21st-century perspective that is sensitive to the country's current strong racial divide. Tickets $22-$44 at 603-433-4472 or www.seacoastrep.

org. ... Firehouse Center for the Performing Arts in Newburyport presents the family-friendly "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," June 14-30. Tickets $30 at www.firehouse.org.

MRT celebrates 40

Merrimack Repertory Theatre celebrates its 40th anniversary at a gala party and auction Saturday, June 22, at 6 p.m., at Lowell Memorial Auditorium. The evening features cocktails, silent auction, dinner, performances, desserts and dancing. Visit www.mrt.org for tickets and info.

Hanover happenings

Coming to Worcester's Hanover Theatre next Thursday, June 20, is "Whose Live Anyway?," an interactive, hilarious evening of improv, music and more based on the hit TV show "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" It features Dave Foley, Joel Murray, Greg Proops and Jeff B. Davis. ... On Friday, June 21, Tyler Henry, "The Hollywood Medium," is on stage for an interactive evening as he discusses his unique gifts and life experiences as a medium. Visit www.thehanover theatre.org/shows for tickets and info.