Fall Arts Preview: Theater Listings

He does the math: David Benoit as Mr. Zero in Studio's "Adding Machine."
He does the math: David Benoit as Mr. Zero in Studio's "Adding Machine." (By Scott Suchman)
Sunday, September 13, 2009

Recently opened:

"700 Sundays" Billy Crystal performs his one-man show about the people who shaped his life. At National Theatre. Through Sept. 17.

"A Piece of My Heart" American Century Theater presents a drama about the role of women in the Vietnam War. At Gunston Arts Center Theater II. Through Oct. 10.

"Camille" The great tragedy experiences a reinvention: as a drag-tastic comedy. At Clark Street Playhouse. Through Sept. 27.

"Cavalia" Talented horses and equally talented human performers under a big top in Arlington. Through Sept. 27.

"Dirty Blonde" Emily Skinner stars as Mae West and as a Mae West fan. At Signature Theatre. Through Oct. 4.

"Cosi fan tutte Goes Hollywood" Nick Olcott and Victoria Gau's irreverent English adaptation of the Mozart opera. Presented by The In Series. At Source. Through Sept. 26.

"The Musical of Musicals: the Musical" A sendup of musical theater history, in which a simple plot is adapted to the styles of five different major composers. At MetroStage. Through Oct. 18.

"The Quality of Life" A family drama about two couples struggling to handle the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune. At Arena Stage in Crystal City. Through Oct. 18.

"Zero Hour" A bioplay examining the life of comedian Zero Mostel. At Theater J. Through Sept. 27.

"Eclipsed" The world premiere of a play about African women and their vision of America. At Woolly Mammoth Theatre. Through Sept. 27.

"Moonlight" Joy Zinoman directs Harold Pinter's meditation on family, estrangement and mortality. At Studio Theatre. Through Oct. 18.

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