“9 Circles” Forum Theatre mounts the area premiere of Bill Cain’s play in which a soldier returns from Iraq and finds himself on trial for war crimes. Opens Thursday at 8 p.m., continues Friday-Saturday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. Through March 2. Round House Theatre, 8641 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 240-644-1100. www.roundhousetheatre.org. $25, seniors $20, students $15.
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Led by Hannu Lintu with pianist Stephen Hough, the orchestra presents Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 2 as well as works by Tchaikovsky and Sibelius. 8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. www.strathmore.org. $31-$91.
Blackberry Smoke Ones to Watch presents the Southern rock band from Atlanta. With Drake White. 8 p.m. The Fillmore, 8656 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-960-9999. www.fillmoresilverspring.com. $15-$20.
Stone Kawala and the Trees Strathmore’s Friday Night Eclectic Dates continue with D.C. singer-songwriter Stone Kawala, Philadelphia hip-hop band Slick and Soho Kings, poet-singer Mjhenta, poet Drew Law and D.C. singer-songwriter Kara Falck. 9 p.m. Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. www.strathmore.org. $10 in advance, $12 at door.
Flute and piano concert Washington Conservancy of Music presents flutist David Lonkevich and pianist Maribeth Gowen in a program of Bach, Debussy and Copland. 8 p.m. Westmoreland Congregational United Church of Christ, Washington Conservatory of Music,
1 Westmoreland Cir., Bethesda. 301-320-2770. www.washingtonconservatory.org. Free.
Reel Estate: The American Home on Film The National Building Museum and AFI Silver team up to present a series of films about the idea of home, beginning Saturday at 3 p.m. with a screening of “Meet Me in St. Louis,” Vincente Minnelli’s musical about a family whose children are not keen to be uprooted from their Victorian mansion when their father is offered a job in New York. Sarah Leavitt, curator of the National Building Museum’s “House & Home” exhibit, introduces the film with a talk about the Victorian parlor. Series continues through April 18. AFI Silver Theatre, 8633 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-495-6720. www.afi.com/silver. $11.50, seniors $9, children $7.
“Anime Momotaro” A boy born from a peach must protect his adoptive family and their town in Japan from giant ogres. Saturday at 11 a.m., 1:30 and 4 p.m.; Sunday at 1:30 and 4 p.m. Through March 10. Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave., Bethesda. 301-280-1660. www.imaginationstage.org. $10-$25.
“Annie Jr.” Kensington Arts Theatre 2nd Stage and the Arts Barn present the musical about an orphan girl taken in by a wealthy man. Opens Saturday at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., continues Sunday at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Through Feb. 24. Arts Barn, 311 Kent Square Rd., Gaithersburg. 301-258-6394. www.gaithersburgmd.gov/artsbarn. $18, Gaithersburg residents $16, students $9.
Kim and Reggie Harris The lives of famous African Americans are chronicled in story and song in the show “Dream Alive.” 1 p.m. BlackRock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown. 301-528-2260. www.blackrockcenter.org. $14.
Carbonstone The Baltimore rock band performs. With Fatally Yours, Millionproof and Sextacy. 7 p.m. The Fillmore, 8656 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-960-9999. www.fillmoresilverspring.com. $10.
Tamburitzans Duquesne University’s Eastern European song-and-dance troupe is one of the country’s longest-running such groups, and they even dress in traditional costumes. Saturday at 7 p.m. Rockville Civic Center Park, F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, 603 Edmonston Dr., Rockville. 240-314-8690. www.rockvillemd.gov/theatre. $33-36, seniors and children $28-$31.
“Hello, Dolly!” The Har Shalom Players perform the musical. Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 4:30 p.m. Congregation Har Shalom, 11510 Falls Rd., Potomac. 301-299-7087. 301-299-7087. www.harshalom.org. $20, children $15.
Crawdaddies This Baltimore zydeco band adds blues and ska to its basic Louisiana Cajun sound. 8 p.m. BlackRock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown. www.blackrockcenter.org. $23-$25.
National Philharmonic Soprano Danielle Talamantes and the National Philharmonic Chorale join the orchestra, conducted by Piotr Gajewski, in a performance of Ravel’s “Bolero,” Poulenc’s “Gloria” and Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Scheherazade.” Pre-concert lecture at
6:45 p.m., concert at 8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. www.strathmore.org. www.nationalphilharmonic.org. $37-$84, children free.
Play in a Day Six local professional theater companies will be given a theme and 24 hours to produce an original performance. 8 p.m. Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave., Bethesda. 301-280-1660. www.imaginationstage.org. $15.
“Old McDonald’s Farm” Bob Brown Puppets turn the stage into a farm of puppets as part of the Tiny Tots at 10 series. Sunday at 10 a.m. Through May 26. Glen Echo Park, Puppet Co. Playhouse, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 301-634-5380. www.thepuppetco.org. $5.
“A Little Jazz Music” The Rockville Concert Band and Rockville Swing Band share the stage for a jazz program. 3 p.m. Rockville Civic Center Park, F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, 603 Edmonston Dr., Rockville. 240-314-8690. www.rockvillemd.gov/theatre. $5 donation suggested.
Hot Society Orchestra of Washington A fox trot lesson for beginners is followed by a dance to music from the 1920s-’40s. No partner necessary. 3 p.m. Glen Echo Park, Spanish Ballroom, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 301-634-2222. www.glenechopark.org. $14.
“Small Gems Show Featuring the Work of Werner Drewes” An exhibit of small works by nine artists highlights the Bauhaus artist who studied under Kandinsky. Through Feb. 22. Marin-Price Galleries, 7022 Wisconsin Ave., Chevy Chase. 301-718-0622. www.marin-pricegalleries.com. Free.
Testament The thrash metal band from Berkeley, Calif., performs. With Overkill. 6:45 p.m. The Fillmore, 8656 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-960-9999. www.fillmoresilverspring.com. $27.50.
Wytold In this solo performance, the Strathmore artist in residence plays original compositions using acoustic and six-string electric cellos. Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m., through Feb. 27. Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. www.strathmore.org. $15.
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