New on Stage

* Nasally challenged warrior-poet Cyrano de Bergerac conceals his own feelings and helps a young friend woo Roxane in "Cyrano," a new adaptation of the classic in English verse, opening Tuesday and running through Aug. 1 at the Shakespeare Theatre, 450 Seventh St. (Metro: Gallery Place-Chinatown, Navy Memorial-Archives). Tickets cost $16 to $66. Call 202-547-1122 (TDD: 202-638-3863).

* "The World Goes 'Round" celebrates the music of John Kander and Fred Ebb with songs from "Chicago," "Cabaret" and their other Broadway hits, as well as "Zorba," "The Act" and less well-known shows, through July 3 at the Round House Theatre, East West Highway and Waverly Street, Bethesda (Metro: Bethesda). Tickets cost $29 to $39; call 240-644-1100.

* Two actors in multiple roles portray a chain of not-so-romantic encounters in "The Blue Room," David Hare's contemporary adaptation of Arthur Schnitzler's 19th-century classic "La Ronde," through July 11 at Signature Theatre, 3806 S. Four Mile Run Dr., Arlington. Tickets cost $22 to $36 from To order, call 703-218-6500 (service charges added); for information, call 703-820-9771.

Along the

Museum Trail

Explore eight museums in the Dupont Circle area Saturday from 10 to 4 and Sunday from 1 to 5 at the 21st annual Dupont-Kalorama Museum Walk. The Phillips Collection, the Textile Museum, Anderson House and other sites will be open without charge, and free shuttles will operate among them. The Textile Museum plans to demonstrate spinning, weaving and sheep-shearing. Music, storytelling and other activities are scheduled at other sites. Call 202-387-4062, Ext. 12, or visit

Vintages of Virginia

Sample the best from more than 45 Virginia wineries and 30 restaurants at the 23rd annual Vintage Virginia Wine Festival Saturday and Sunday from 11 to 6 at a new location this year: Historic Long Branch Farm in Millwood, Va., north of Interstate 66, Exit 23. There will also be entertainment by local bands, a crafts fair and children's rides. Tickets are $18 in advance, $22 at the gate; designated drivers, $13 in advance, $16 at the gate; ages under 21 $5. Parking is free. Call 800-277-2675 or visit

Anderson House is a stop on the Dupont-Kalorama Museum Walk.