Stage pick of the week

Brüka Theater opens its fall season with Sam Shepard’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Buried Child. This play probes deep into the disintegration of the American dream, centering on a rural family filled with suppressed violence and unhappiness. Performances begin at 8 p.m. Sept. 28-29 and Oct. 4-6, 11-13, 18-20, 25-27. Advance tickets are $12 for general admission and $10 for students and seniors, and all tickets are $15 at the door. Brüka Theater is at 99 N. Virginia St. Call 323-3221.