Hidden Lives Illuminated: A rare look into daily life inside America’s correctional system through newly commissioned, animated short films created by currently incarcerated artists. The films will be projected onto Eastern State’s facade each night at 7, 8 and 9 p.m. Rain or shine. 7-10 p.m. Through Sept. 12. Outside of Eastern State Penitentiary, 2100 Fairmount Ave., Philadelphia. Free. 215-236-3300. hiddenlives.org. $14.50-$26. 570-421-5093. theshawneeplayhouse.com.
Greater Tuna: A hilarious satire of small town life. 8 p.m. Through Sept. 22. Act II Playhouse, 56 E. Butler Ave., Ambler. 215-654-0200. act2.org.
Hamilton: The story of America’s founding father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington’s right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nation’s first Treasury secretary. 7:30 p.m. Through Nov. 17. The Forrest Theatre, 1114 Walnut St., Philadelphia. $129-$199. 215-9231515. forrest-theatre.com/hamilton.html.