Not all murder is deadly. Oh wait. Yes it is, scratch that. Square One Theatre Company's opens its 23rd season with a thriller called Deadly Murder, at any rate. The plot goes something like this: A successful, smart woman in Manhattan seduces a young waiter and takes him back to her SoHo apartment. And it doesn't go so well from there. A gun gets involved. Suspense ensues.
The Stratford Theatre, 2422 Main St., Stratford. Nov. 2-17. Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m. Sun., 2 p.m. Sat., Nov. 17, also 4 p.m. $19-$20. (203) 375-8778, squareonetheatre.com.