The hills are alive
Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston presents Rodgers and Hammerstein's "The Sound of Music," on stage at the Robinson Theatre in Waltham through July 21. The beloved classic stars Aimee Doherty, an Elliot Norton and IRNE Award winner, as Maria and Mark Linehan, an IRNE nominee, as Captain Von Trapp. The show runs for eight performances, with four matinees over two weekends. Thursdays and Sundays, 2 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays, 7 p.m. $42-$69 at www.reaglemusic theatre.org or call 781-891-5600.
It's time for some switched-up family fun at North Shore Music Theatre in Beverly, where Disney's "Freaky Friday" is playing through July 21. The show is the recently developed stage version of the popular Disney flick about an overworked mom and her teenage daughter who magically spend a day in each other's shoes. It has been given a contemporary fairy-tale spin with a new book by Bridget Carpenter and a pop/rock score by Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey. Tickets are $61-$88, with 50 percent off for kids 18 and under.
Free Fun for Kids at Boarding House Park in Lowell continues with Robert Clarke's comical magic and juggling show Wednesday, July 17, and "The Jungle Book" on Thursday, July 18. Part of the Lowell Summer Music Series, shows start at 11 a.m. Free snacks, lunch and crafts included. In case of rain or excessive heat, shows move inside to the Irish Auditorium at Lowell High School across the street from BHP. Visit www.lowellsummermusic.org for info.