Ah, the honky-tonk dive is a great source for storytelling. A rich mine of characters, relationships, problems and story arcs await and are explored in Stage West's presentation of Nice People Dancing to Good Country Music. A comedy by Lee Blessing set in a Houston bar, the play deals with human faults and the age-old story of taking a chance on new love. Showings run through June 23 (7:30 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays). Stage West is located at Theatre Northwest, TCC Northwest Campus in Fort Worth. Tickets are $12 to $24. Call 817-784-9378 or visit stagewest.org.
Fridays, Saturdays, 8 p.m.; Saturdays, Sundays, 3 p.m.; Thursdays, 7:30 p.m. Starts: June 1. Continues through June 23