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Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 10/17/2011

Theater comings and goings this week


E. Faye Butler as Wiletta Mayer during the dress rehearsal of the play Trouble in Mind. (Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post)
Theater buffs, take note: It’s your last week to see seven area productions, and your chance to get tickets to several new shows.

Last chance

The Heritage-O’Neill Theatre Company’s A Moon for the Misbegotten closes Saturday. Randolph Road Theatre, 4010 Randolph Rd., Silver Spring. 301-770-9080. www.theheritagetheatre.org.

The Capital City Players’s “Circle Mirror Transformation” closes Saturday. Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, 545 Seventh St. SE. 202-547-6839. www.chaw.org.

“Lungs” closes Sunday. Studio Theatre, 1501 14th St. NW. 202-332-3300. www.studiotheatre.org.

“The Heir Apparent” closes Sunday. Lansburgh Theatre, 450 Seventh St. NW. 202-547-1122. 877-487-8849. www.shakespearetheatre.org.

The Port Tobacco Players’s “The Trip to Bountiful” closes Sunday. Port Tobacco Players, 508 Charles St., La Plata. 301-932-6819. www.ptplayers.com.

“Trouble in Mind” closes Sunday. Arena Stage, 1101 Sixth St. SW. 202-488-3300. www.arenastage.org.

“Witness for the Prosecution” closes Sunday. Olney Theatre Center, 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Rd., Olney. 301-924-3400. www.olneytheatre.org.

Opening soon

Stephen Sondheim’s first musical, “Saturday Night,” is staged. Oct. 29 through 30. Signature Theatre, 4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington. 703-820-9771. www.signature-theatre.org. $40.

In “The Golden Dragon” five actors portray 15 characters (including cooks and customers) in a cramped kitchen of a pan-Asian restaurant. Nov. 2 through Dec. 11. Studio Theatre, 1501 14th St. NW. 202-332-3300. www.studiotheatre.org. $35-$69.

In “The Mistorical Hystery of Henry (I)V,” Shakespeare’s history play is adapted and directed by Tom Mallan. Presented by WSC Avant Bard. Nov. 3 through Dec. 4. Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-875-1100. 888-841-2787. www.artisphere.com. wscavantbard.org. $25-$35.

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