"The House of Blue Leaves" by John Guare, at the Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre in Pawtucket, R.I., through Apr. 5. Pictured: Karen Carpenter, Jeanine Kane and Tom Gleadow. (Photo by Peter Goldberg)

Onstage This Week: Mar. 9-16

Tales of transformation and transfiguration, from ancient Greece to an apocalyptic future, populate the nation’s stages.