The Velvet Sky by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, is at Theatre Vertigo, 3430 SE Belmont St. through March 16. In this somnambulent tale (not recommended for children), Bethany Palmer hasn’t slept in years. Her husband steals their son away in the middle of the night, and her fragile grip on reality unravels. A suspenseful phantasmagoria through an urban dreamscape ensues. Directed by Jane Bement Geesman, this dark fairytale for grown-ups about the stories and lies adults tell children is.performed Thursday – Saturday at 8 pm.  Tickets are $15 and Thursdays are Pay What You Will. www.theatrevertigo.org . 503.306.0870

Note: This is the last Theatre Vertigo season at Theatre! Theatre!’s Arena Stage. See our article on page 6 of this issue for more details.