“The Infernal Machine”: A determined country boy learns to conquer fear in this play that recounts, with modern context and language, a Greek tragedy of a man controlled by a machine. Pictured left to right: The Sphinx (Tasia Mercadante) casts a tormenting spell on Oedipus (Augustus Heinz-Rotter) in "The Infernal Machine" presented by Theatre Outback.
DETAILS >> 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. Continues Dec. 8-10. Theatre Outback at Mesa Community College, 1833 W. Southern Ave. $9-$13. (480) 461-7172 or www.mesacc.edu/community/outback.