Theatre for the Very Young’s “The Apple Tree” tells the story of a woman who lives in the countryside with her lively dog, her shy cat and her cuddly sheep. When she decides to plant an apple tree to make a pie for her birthday, the woman is surprised by an unexpected little helper. Don’t miss Beech Tree Puppet’s Atlas debut. Best for ages 2 through 8. $12. All patrons age 1 and above must have a ticket. On stage at the Atlas, from Nov. 15 to 19. atlasarts.org.