Spring is in full swing and there are swallows in town, a risque “Les Miz,” a crab fest and more. Here are our picks for the weekend.
‘FINDING NEVERLAND’: Based on the Academy Award-winning film of the same name, “Finding Neverland” comes to Segerstrom Center for the Arts with a story about playwright J.M. Barrie and his relationship with the family that inspired “Peter Pan.” As Barrie spends time with the Jack, George, Michael and Peter, he conjures up the magical world of Neverland. Various times through April 2. Tickets $29-$125. 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. Information: 714-556-2787 or scfta.org. (Read more about the show here.)
‘DON QUIXOTE’: Orange County’s resident ballet company Festival Ballet Theatre will perform with international ballet stars in “Don Quixote.” The leading roles will be performed by American Ballet Theatre dancers Hee Seo and Marcelo Gomes as they tell the story of an eccentric wandering knight in search of his ideal woman. 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Irvine Barclay Theatre. $42-$55. 4242 Campus Drive, Irvine. Information: 714-962-5440 or festivalballet.org. (Read more about the ballet here.)
‘FORUM’ FUN: The Curtis Theatre is bringing the musical “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” to its Brea stage. Presented by Southgate Productions, the play will be performed Saturday, March 25 through April 9. Tickets range from $25 to $30. Information: curtistheatre.com.
‘LES MIZ’ WITH PUPPETS: The Maverick Theater and Improv Shmimprov are having the world premiere of “Les Miz and Friends: A Puppet Parody” a breath of fresh air. Geneviéve Flati and Nathan Makaryk have combined the best aspects of shows like “Avenue Q” and “Forbidden Broadway” with the sense of derision of comedy troupes Monty Python and Second City. The result is a raunchy, over-the-top lampoon of the world-famous show commonly known as “Les Miz.” Adults only. 110…