Little Thing, Big Thing

When: Thursdays-Saturdays, 8 p.m. Continues through Feb. 11 2017

Larry is an ex-con who's been sent to steal a statue of the Virgin Mary from an abandoned convent. It ought to be an easy job, but he arrives at the scene of the crime just as Sister Martha shows up. She was sent from Nigeria to manage the sale of the property, and she's on guard for anything out of the ordinary. Before she left Africa a child shoved a roll of film in her hands and told her to get it to Henry Barr in Dublin, and to "trust no one." Before she and Larry can figure each other out, a small gang of thugs crashes the party, sending Larry and the nun on the run. Donal O'Kelly's play Little Thing, Big Thing is a suspenseful, comic romp with a touch of tenderness. Midnight Company stages the show at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday (January 27 to February 11) at Avatar Studios (2675 Scott Avenue; Tickets are $15.

Paul Friswold

Price: $15