The Clearing

Rated 4.0

This play humanizes the conflicts of 17th-century Ireland when Cromwell's English army sets out to clear the Irish from their homeland. The personal price paid by those trapped in the conflicts is the focus of Ovation Stage's production, which tells the story of a young married couple with roots and allegiances in two different countries. F, Sa 8pm; Su 7pm. Through 4/26. $17-$20. Ovation Stage at the Wilkerson Theatre in the R25 Arts Complex, 1723 25th St.; (916) 606-5050; P.R.