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Henrik Ibsen throws every 19th-century dirty deed on the table in his darkly comic Ghosts, which follows a feisty dame determined to escape the ironclad grasp of her husband. While the Norwegian playwright notoriously hated the English translator’s choice of the title Ghosts, critics were scandalized by the play’s use of venereal disease (“a loathsome sore unbandaged”). Omar Leos directs a flock of familiar faces (including Sam Gilliam, Andrew Thornton, George Burnette and Julya Jara) in the Classic Theatre’s production. $10-$25, 8pm Fri-Sat, 3pm Sun, Classic Theatre of San Antonio, 1924 Fredericksburg, (210) 589-8450, classictheatresanantonio.org. —M.C.

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