See why the Atlanta Journal-Constitution called Swimming Upstream the poetic equivalent of a breached levee, and why Variety said it resembles an engaging church event complete with gospel songs, testimonies and hand-clapping redemption. 7:30 p.m. Alley Theatre, 615 Texas. For information, call 713-220-5700 or visit www.alleytheatre.org. $25.
Mon., March 21, 2011