A municipal meeting in a small Midwestern city is the proceeding through which Dog & Pony D.C. tries to get an audience to behave as members of a proud, hard-pressed community voting on what to include in a time capsule. Opens Thursday at 8 p.m., continues Saturday and Tuesday at 8 p.m. Through Oct. 19. Round House Theatre, 8641 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring.www.dogandponydc.com. $25.
“Rancho Mirage” A dinner party takes an unexpected turn when three couples start to be honest. Continues Thursday-Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 and 7:30 p.m., Tuesday at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday at 8 p.m. Through Oct. 20. Olney Theatre Center, 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Rd., Olney. 301-924-3400. www.olneytheatre.org. $31-$63.50.
“Today’s Realism” An exhibit of realist paintings by John Aquilino, Jacob Cooley, Jenness Cortez and others closes Thursday. Marin-Price Galleries, 7022 Wisconsin Ave., Chevy Chase. 301-718-0622. www.marin-pricegalleries.com. Free.
“Form & Figure: Fine Art Nudes” Herb Perone, Erin Merritt and others display and discuss their figure photography. Reception Friday 6-9 p.m. Exhibit open through Oct. 29. Washington School of Photography, 12276 Wilkins Ave., Rockville. 301-654-1998. www.washingtonschoolofphotography.com. Free.
“Hamlet” Bedlam Theatre presents Shakespeare’s story of the Prince of Denmark as he tries avenge his father’s death. Continues Friday-Saturday at 7:45 p.m., Sunday at 1:45 p.m., Wednesday at 7:45 p.m. Through Oct. 20. Olney Theatre Center, 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Rd., Olney. 301-924-3400. www.olneytheatre.org. $31-$63.50.
“The Baltimore Waltz” A woman and her brother tour Europe trying to find a cure for her unusual illness in Paula Vogel’s drama. Continues Friday-Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. Through Oct. 12. Silver Spring Stage, 10145 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-593-6036. www.ssstage.org. $20, seniors and students $18.
“A Killing Game” A plague threatens to wipe out the cast (and audience) in Dog & Pony D.C.’s show. Opens Friday at 8 p.m., continues Sunday at 2:30 p.m. and Wednesday at 8 p.m. Through Oct. 17. Round House Theatre, 8641 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. www.dogandponydc.com. $25.
Chase Rice The country singer and former “Survivor: Nicaragua” contestant stops by on his Ready Set Roll Tour. 8 p.m. The Fillmore, 8656 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-960-9999. www.fillmoresilverspring.com. $15.
Jane Comfort and Company The company breaks from tradition by performing a work with no narrative, no text and no story and in which sound designer Brandon Wolcott and lighting designer Joe Levasseur act as equal collaborators with the choreographer. Friday-Saturday at 8 p.m. American Dance Institute, 1570 E. Jefferson St., Rockville. 866-811-4111. www.americandance.org. $30, seniors $20, students $15.