Full disclosure: The Stranger has not yet seen Ms. Pak-Man: Multiple Lives! No one has. But the talent behind this world-premiere theatrical extravaganza makes it eminently suggestible. Scott Shoemaker is a seriously gifted performer who’s made star turns out of Prince impersonations, modern-dance cameos, and a half-dozen amazing performances in Ian Bell’s Brown Derby Series. In Ms. Pak-Man: Multiple Lives!, Shoemaker stars as the voracious eight-bit feminist icon, going full yellowface for a Behind the Music–style musical biographical journey. (Re-bar, 1114 Howell St, 8 pm, $20, 21+, Sept 4–6)

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