Dead Gowns in the set of “True West.”

Friday, February 1 

Sean Mewshaw directs a production of Sam Shepard’s dark comedy True West in an “immersive” ’80s-era staging at SPACE Gallery (538 Congress St., Portland), with a live soundtrack (and pre-show performance) by indie folk-rock band Dead Gowns, Feb. 1-3 and 7-9; todnight at 7:30 p.m. Tix: $22 ($18 students). 828-5600. space538.org.