"Life Is a Dream" by Pedro Calderón de la Barca, a California Shakespeare Theater production at the Bruns Amphitheatre in Orinda, Calif., through Aug. 2. Pictured: Carlos Berrera, Sean San José and Jason Kapoor. (Photo by Kevin Berne)

Onstage this Week: July 13–20

The dog days of summer mean a batch of classics and musicals, plus a smattering of new plays.