Capsule reviews are by Philip Brandes (P.B.), F. Kathleen Foley (F.K.F.) and Charles McNulty (C.M.).
Betty White The sitcom star appears in conversation with Valerie Bertinelli. Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts, 18000 Park Plaza Drive, Cerritos. Sun., 2 p.m. $75-$200. (562) 916-8500.
The Pirates of Penzance Shakespeare Orange County stages the classic Gilbert & Sullivan musical comedy. Garden Grove Amphitheater, 12762 Main St., Garden Grove. Sun., Thu.-next Sun., 8 p.m.; ends Sept. 23. $25, $40. (714) 590-1575.
Wild Goose Dreams A woman who defected from North Korea begins an online romance...