"The Merchant of Venice": Shakespeare mixes romance, friendship and bigotry in this drama about an unpaid loan and one man's demand for justice. Presented by Studio H'poko. Repeats 7:30 p.m. Fridays through Sundays through Aug. 18 at McCoy Studio Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center. Admission $15. Information: 242-7469, Maui.
Schulz and others. Also 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets $13 general, $12 seniors, $8 youth. Information: 244-8760, Maui.
"Mood Swing in a World of NUTH-ing TIP-i-kel": Big City Productions presents jazz and street hip-hop dancers, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Bakken Auditorium, Mid-Pacific Institute. Tickets $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Call 373-5175.
"Sujoruri": Ten master performers from the National Bunraku Theatre of Japan present "Akoya Kotozee," "Nozakimura" and "Junreiuta," 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at McCoy Studio Theater. For free tickets, call 242-7469, Maui.
Honolulu Theatre for Youth: New crafters and food vendors wanted for benefit craft fair Oct. 26 and 27 at Thomas Square. Call 839-9885.
Lanikai Mortgage Players: For the melodrama "1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Or How John Barleycorn Lost His Grip on the White House," 7:30 p.m. Sept. 5, Lanikai Community Center. Backstage workers and production assistants needed; call Lucille Shreve at 262-5577. Performances begin Nov. 1.
Hawaii Pacific University: For Arthur Miller's tragedy "A View from the Bridge," 7 p.m. Sept. 6 and 1 p.m. Sept. 7 and 8 at the Theatre. Prepare to read from the script. Call 254-0853. Performances begin Nov. 15.
Honolulu Boy Choir: For the fall season presentation of "Christmas in Hawaii." Boys ages 7 through 12 may call 596-SING (596-7464) for an appointment. Membership is free.