Theater

Downtown

ARENA STAGE/KREEGER -- "Orpheus Descending," through June 27. Friday at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8, Sunday at 6, Tuesday-Wednesday at 7:30, Thursday at 8. 1101 Sixth St. SW. 202-488-3300 (TDD: 202-484-0247).

FORD'S THEATRE -- "Children of Eden," through Sunday. Friday at 7:30, Saturday at 2:30 and 7:30, Sunday at 2:30. 511 10th St. NW. 703-218-6500 or 202-347-4833.

SHAKESPEARE THEATRE -- "Cyrano de Bergerac," through Aug. 1. Tuesday-Wednesday at 7:30, Thursday at 8. The Lansburgh, 450 Seventh St. NW. 202-547-1122 (TDD: 202-638-3863).

THEATER LAB -- "Shear Madness," indefinitely. Friday at 9, Saturday at 6 and 9, Sunday at 3:30 and 7, Monday at 8, Tuesday-Thursday at 5 and 8. At the Kennedy Center, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

WARNER THEATRE -- "Grease," through Sunday. Friday at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8, Sunday at 2 and 7. 13th and E NW. 202-783-4000 or 202-397-7328.

Around Town

AFRICAN CONTINUUM THEATRE CO. -- "A Monday Night With Bess and Tess," through June 27. Friday-Saturday at 8, Sunday at 2, Thursday at 8. H Street Playhouse, 1365 H St. NE. 800-494-8497.

CATALYST THEATRE -- "The Altruists," through June 19. Friday at 7:30, Saturday at 2 and 7:30, Thursday at 7:30. Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, 545 Seventh St. SE. 800-494-8497 or 202-547-6839.

CHERRY RED PRODUCTIONS -- "The Lobster Boy Revue," Saturday at 9. Chief Ike's Mambo Room, 1725 Columbia Rd. NW. 202-298-9077.

D.C. ARTS CENTER -- "Miss Julie," through June 12: Friday-Saturday and Thursday at 7:30. "Tape," through July 3: Sunday and Wednesday at 7:30. 2438 18th St. NW. 202-462-7833.

GALA HISPANIC THEATRE -- "Candombe! Tango Nego," in Spanish with English interpretation, through June 27. Friday-Saturday at 8, Sunday at 4, Thursday at 8. Warehouse Theater, 1021 Seventh St. NW. 202-234-7174.

"IN SERIES" -- "Zarzuela Double Bill: 'El Amor Brujo' and "Dancehall of the Heart," through June 13. Sunday and Wednesday at 7:30. National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1250 New York Ave. NW. 202-518-0152.

KEEGAN THEATRE -- "An Island of No Land at All -- The Story of O'Malley of Shenganagh," in repertory through July 10: Friday-Saturday at 8, Sunday at 2, Monday at 8. "Tattoo Sky," in repertory through July 8: Thursday at 8. Clark Street Playhouse, 601 S. Clark St., Arlington. 703-527-6000.

METROSTAGE -- "Mahalia," through July 11: Friday-Saturday at 8, Sunday at 2 and 7, Thursday at 8. "To Be Young, Gifted and Black," reading, Saturday at 2. 1201 N. Royal St., Alexandria. 703-548-9044.

OLNEY -- "Necessary Targets," through June 27. Friday at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8, Sunday at 2 and 7:30, Tuesday at 7:30, Wednesday-Thursday at 8. 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Rd., Olney. 301-924-3400.

RONALD REAGAN BUILDING -- The Capitol Steps comedy troupe, indefinitely. Friday-Saturday at 7:30. Amphitheater, Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-312-1555.

ROUND HOUSE/BETHESDA -- "The World Goes 'Round," through July 3. Friday at 8, Saturday at 3 ad 8, Sunday at 3, Wednesday-Thursdayat 8. East-West Highway and Waverly Street, Bethesda. 240-644-1100.

SHAKESPEARE FREE FOR ALL -- "Much Ado About Nothing" by the Shakespeare Theatre, through Sunday. Friday-Sunday and at 7:30. Free tickets distributed on performance days starting at noon at the Carter Barron box office and at the Shakespeare Theatre box office, 450 Seventh St. NW, and Tuesdays through Fridays starting at 8:30 a.m. at The Washington Post, 1150 15th St. NW. Performances at Carter Barron Amphitheatre, in Rock Creek Park at 16th and Colorado NW. Call 202-334-4790.

SIGNATURE -- "The Blue Room," through July 11. Friday-Saturday at 8, Sunday at 2 and 7, Wednesday at 7:30, Thursday at 8. 3806 S. Four Mile Run Dr., Arlington. 703-218-6500.

STANISLAVSKY -- "The Shoemaker's Remarkable Wife," through June 13. Friday-Saturday at 7:30, Sunday at 3, Thursday at 7:30. Stanislavsky Theater Studio, 1742 Church St. NW. 800-494-8497.

STUDIO -- "The Cripple of Inishmaan," through June 27 in the Mead Theatre: Friday at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8, Sunday at 2 and 7, Tuesday- Wednesday-Thursday at 8. John Epperson in "Lypsinka! As I Lay Lip-Synching," through June 12 in the Milton Theatre: Friday at 7:30, Saturday-Sunday at 2:30 and 7:30, Tuesday-Thursday at 7:30. 1333 P St. NW. 202-332-3300.

SYNETIC THEATER -- "Master and Margarita," through June 20. Friday-Saturday at 8, Sunday at 2, Thursday at 8. Rosslyn Spectrum, 1611 N. Kent St., Arlington. 703-824-6200.

TEATRO DE LA LUNA -- "Venecia" ("Venice"), in Spanish with English translation, through June 12. Friday at 8, Saturday at 3 and 8, Thursday at 8. Theater II, Gunston Arts Center, 2700 S. Lang St., Arlington. 202-882-6227 or 703-548-3092.

THEATER J -- "Passing the Love of Women," through Sunday. Saturday at 8, Sunday at 3 and 7:30. Goldman Theater, D.C. Jewish Community Center, 1529 16th St. NW. 800-494-8497 or 202-777-3229.

WASHINGTON STORYTELLERS Theater -- "Story Slam '04: Near Misses," June 8 at 8 at HR-57, 1610 14th St. NW. "War Stories: Paul Duke Interviews Members of the Greatest Generation," Tuesday at 6:30 at the City Museum of Washington, 801 K St. NW. 301-891-1129.

Baltimore | Out of Town

ARENA PLAYERS -- "Bits of Broadway: A Century of Black Musical Theatre," through Sunday. Friday-Saturday at 8, Sunday at 4 and 8. 801 McCulloh St., Baltimore. 410-728-6500.

CENTER STAGE -- "Picnic," through June 20. Friday at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8, Sunday at 2 and 7:30, Tuesday-Thursday at 8. 700 N. Calvert St., Baltimore. 410-332-0033.

EVERYMAN -- "Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris," through June 20. Friday at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8, Sunday at 2, Wednesday-Thursday at 7:30. 1727 N. Charles St., Baltimore. 410-752-2208.

FELLS POINT CORNER -- "Street Scene," through June 13. Friday-Saturday at 8, Sunday at 2. 251 S. Ann St., Baltimore. 410-276-7837.

MARYLAND ENSEMBLE THEATRE -- "Psycho Beach Party," through June 12. Friday-Saturday at 8. 31 W. Patrick St., Frederick. 301-694-4744.

Community Theater

ARTS BARN -- "The Screwtape Letters," through Sunday. Friday-Saturday at 8, Sunday at 3. 311 Kent Square Rd., Gaithersburg. 301-258-6394.

GREAT FALLS PLAYERS -- "Dial 'M' for Murder," through June 12. Friday-Saturday at 8, Sunday at 2. Alden Theatre, McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. 703-790-9223 or 703-759-6224.

IMPACT SILVER SPRING -- "Twelve Angry Jurors," Saturday at 2 and 7. Free. Round House Theatre, 8641 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-495-3336.

PROVIDENCE PLAYERS -- "The Man Who Came to Dinner," through June 19. James Lee Community Center, 2855 Annandale Rd., Falls Church. 703-425-6782.

Dinner Theater

CHESAPEAKE MUSIC HALL -- "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," through July 10. Friday-Saturday, dinner at 6, show at 8; Sunday, buffet at 12:30, show at 2:30. 339 Busch's Frontage Rd., Annapolis. 410-626-7515 or 800-406-0306.

LAZY SUSAN -- "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers," through July 11. Friday, dinner at 6:30, show at 8; Saturday, dinner at 7, show at 8:30; Sunday, dinner at 6, show at 7:30; Tuesday-Thursday, dinner at 6:30, show at 8. U.S. 1 at Furnace Road, Woodbridge. 703-550-7384.

RIVERSIDE CENTER -- "Oklahoma!," through Aug. 15. Friday-Saturday and Wednesday-Thursday, dinner at 6:30, show at 8; Sunday matinee, dinner at 1:30, show at 3. 95 Riverside Pkwy., Fredericksburg, Va. 540-370-4300.

TOBY'S -- "Cats," through Aug. 8. Friday-Saturday and Tuesday-Thursday, dinner at 6:15, show at 8:15; Sunday matinee, buffet at 10:30, show at 12:30; Sunday evening, dinner at 5:15, show at 7:15. 5900 Symphony Woods Dr., Columbia. 301-596-6161.

WAY OFF BROADWAY -- "Guys and Dolls," through Saturday. Friday-Saturday and Thursday, dinner at 6, show at 8; Sunday, brunch at 12:30, show at 2. 5 Willowdale Dr., Frederick. 301-662-6600.

WEST END DINNER THEATRE -- "Crazy for You," through June 27. Friday-Saturday, dinner at 6, show at 8; Sunday, dinner at noon, show at 2. 4615 Duke St., Alexandria. 703-370-2500.

Dance

SUTO DANCE STUDIO -- "Showtime 2004," Friday at 7:30, Saturday at 4:30. High Point High School, 3601 Powder Mill Rd., Beltsville. 301-871-1000.

CENTER FOR BALLET ARTS -- "Legends, Myths and Fairy Tales," Saturday at 7 and Sunday at 3. Fairfax High School, 3500 Old Lee Hwy., Fairfax. 703-273-5344.

NANCY HAVLIK'S DANCE Performance Group -- "Pursuit of Happiness, Finding Home," Saturday at 8 and Sunday at 7. Dance Place, 3225 Eighth St. NE. 202-269-1600.

MANASSAS DANCE COMPANY -- "Swan Lake," Saturday at 7 and Sunday at 5. Metz Middle School, 9700 Fairview Ave., Manassas. 703-218-6500 or 703-257-1811.

"JOY OF MOTION IN CONCERT" -- Saturday at 8, with CityDance Ensemble, CrossCurrents Dance Company, El Teatro de Danza Contemporanea, Jam Crew, Silk Road Dance Company and Ziva's Spanish Dance Ensemble. Joy of Motion Dance Center, 5207 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 202-362-3042.

LIZ LERMAN DANCE EXCHANGE -- "Fast Relief, Dance Antidotes," Saturday at 8, Sunday at 3. Dance Theatre, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, Route 193 and Stadium Drive, College Park. 301-405-2787.

DANCE THEATER OF HARLEM -- through June 13. "Apollo," "Agon" and "Stars and Stripes," Tuesday-Thursday at 7:30. Kennedy Center Opera House, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 (TDD: 202-416-8524).