Theater: Rumors

Friday, September 19

Hat Trick Theatre opens its 2008-09 season with Neil Simon's Rumors. The farce focuses on the hijinks that ensue when the affluent guests of a wedding anniversary dinner party arrive to find that there are no servants, the hostess is M.I.A. and the host — the deputy mayor of New York City — has shot himself through the earlobe. Sept. 19-Oct. 5, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 3 p.m. Sun., Silver Meteor Gallery, 2213 E. Sixth Ave., Ybor City, $12-$14 general/$9 students and seniors, 813-300-3585.