In “The Absent Father. The Wayward Son,” Brandon Hughes tells the story of David Williams, who learns the father he’d never met spent nights at his home for years as the boy slept. Hughes plays multiple characters in the one man show, Sept. 22-23 (8 p.m.) at the Guild Theater, 2828 35th St., Sacramento. Ages 13 and older. Tickets $20 advance; $25 at the door, http://brandonhughes.net/.