Everyone's eyes are on London as the 2012 Summer Olympics are well underway. But London isn't as far away as it seems with the Ivoryton Playhouse's production of Lionel Bart's Oliver! This Tony Award-winning musical hits the Playhouse's stage through Sept. 8, starring Neal Mayer as Fagin, who just wrapped up Hairspray weeks before.
through Sept. 8, $15-$40, Ivoryton Playhouse, 103 Main St., Ivoryton, (860) 767-7318, ivorytonplayhouse.org. Performances: Wed.-Thu., 7:30 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Wed. & Sun., 2 p.m.