"DOGFIGHT” director Joe Mantello (whose gifts range from the emotional brilliance of “Other Desert Cities” to the audience-pleasing flash of “Wicked”) stages this new musical based on the film about a Marine who dates a girl on a bet.
WHERE | WHEN Friday at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 and 7 p.m., Second Stage Theatre, 305 W. 43rd St.
INFO $80, 212-246-4422, 2st.com
“THE BAD AND THE BETTER” In this eccentric thriller by the Amoralists, an undercover cop tries to infiltrate an anarchist group by pretending to be a playwright.
WHERE | WHEN Friday at 7:30, Saturday at 2 and 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m., Sharp Theater, 416 W. 42nd St.
INFO $49.95, 212-279-4200, thebadandthebetter.com
“TRIASSIC PARQ” New musical, a hit at the 2010 Fringe Festival, include singing dinosaurs and something about Morgan Freeman.
WHERE | WHEN Friday at 8, Saturday at 4 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 4 p.m., SoHo Playhouse, 15 Vandam St.
INFO $39.50-$59.50, 212-352-3101, triassicparq.com.