Chaos is the case


PORTLAND – Portland Stage Company will present “Noises Off,” Jan. 23 to Feb. 18, at the Portland Performing Arts Center, 25A Forest Ave.

Mayhem reigns in this British comedy about an inept theater troupe struggling to finish its tour amid the havoc of lovers’ quarrels, eccentric actors and stray sardines. Tickets range from $19 to $33. For ticket information, call (207) 774-0465, or go online to