The City Theatre takes on William Inge’s American classic, about eight snowbound strangers who stop into a roadside diner following a bus detour during a howling storm. As the storm rages outside, each of them spend the night discovering truths and uncovering lies — both about themselves and each other.
Among the characters is Cherie, a nightclub singer with big dreams, and Gerald Lyman, a college philosophy professor who comes to terms with who he is.
Details: 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday through April 3. $10-$25. 3823 Airport Blvd., Suite D. 512-524-2870,www.citytheatreaustin.org.