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Bay Area arts and entertainment picks, Aug. 15

James Cagney Pre-Codes: Double feature of two feisty pre-censorship dramas, starring Cagney at his best. “Taxi!” plays at 6:10 and 9:10 p.m. “Hard to Handle” plays at 7:30 p.m. Stanford Theatre, Palo Alto. www.stanfordtheatre.org “Something Rotten”: Two brothers are “stuck in the shadow of that Renaissance rock star Will Shakespeare” in this musical comedy that opens at the Orpheum. 8 p.m. The Orpheum, 1192 Market St., S.F. www.shnsf.org

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