Theater

Downtown

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

EISENHOWER -- "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," through July 4. Saturday at 8, Sunday at 2:30 and 8, Tuesday-Thursday at 8. At the Kennedy Center, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

SHAKESPEARE THEATRE -- "Cyrano," through Aug. 1. Friday at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8, Sunday at 7:30, Monday at 7:45, Wednesday at 7:30, Thursday at 8. The Lansburgh, 450 Seventh St. NW. 202-547-1122 (TDD: 202-638-3863).

TERRACE -- "A Distant Country Called Youth," through Sunday: Friday at 7:30, Saturday at 2:30 and 7:30, Sunday at 5. "Beehive -- The '60s Musical Sensation," through Aug. 8. Thursday at 2 and 7:30. At the Kennedy Center, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

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).

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.

AMERICAN CENTURY -- "Machinal," through July 24. Thursday at 8. Gunston Arts Center, 2700 S. Lang St., Arlington. 703-553-8782.

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.

D.C. ARTS CENTER -- "Miss Julie," through Saturday: Friday-Saturday at 7:30. "Tape," through July 3: Friday- Saturday at 10, Sunday at 7:30, 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," through Sunday. Friday at 8, Sunday at 7:30. National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1250 New York Ave. NW. 202-518-0152.

KEEGAN THEATRE -- "Tattoo Sky," in repertory through July 8: Friday-Saturday at 8, Sunday at 2, Monday at 8. "An Island of No Land at All -- The Story of O'Malley of Shenganagh," in repertory through July 10: Tuesday and 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. 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-Thursday at 8. East-West Highway and Waverly Street, Bethesda. 240-644-1100.

SCENA -- "Amerika," through July 4. Tuesday-Thursday at 8. Warehouse Theatre Next Door, 1021 Seventh St. NW. 703-684-7990.

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

STANISLAVSKY -- "The Shoemaker's Remarkable Wife," through Sunday. Friday-Saturday at 7:30, Sunday at 3. 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, Wednesday-Thursday at 8. John Epperson in "Lypsinka! As I Lay Lip-Synching," in repertory through July 3 in the Milton Theatre: Friday at 7:30, Saturday at 2:30 and 7:30. "John Epperson: Show Trash," through June 21 in the Milton Theatre: 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 Saturday. Friday at 8, Saturday at 3 and 8. Theater II, Gunston Arts Center, 2700 S. Lang St., Arlington. 202-882-6227 or 703-548-3092.

WASHINGTON STAGE GUILD -- "The Underpants," through July 11. Thursday at 7:30. 1901 14th St. NW. 240-582-0050.

WOOLLY MAMMOTH -- "The Radiant Abyss," through July 18. "Pay-what- you-can" previews, Tuesday-Wednesday at 8; regular prices, Thursday at 8. Kennedy Center Film Theater, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 202-393-3939 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

Literary Events

VERTIGO BOOKS -- Lee Stringer reads from his memoir "Sleepaway School," Wednesday at 6:30. Sumner School, 17th and M NW. 202-442-6060.

Baltimore | Out of Town

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

CHESAPEAKE SHAKESPEARE CO. -- "Much Ado About Nothing," through July 11. Friday-Saturday at 8, Sunday at 5. Outdoors at the Patapsco Female Institute Historic Park, 3691 Sarah's lane, Ellicott City. 877-639-3728 or 410-752-3994.

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 Sunday. Friday-Saturday at 8, Sunday at 2. 251 S. Ann St., Baltimore. 410-276-7837.

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

WAYSIDE -- "Honk!," through July 3. Friday at 8, Saturday at 2:30 and 8, Sunday at 2:30, Thursday at 8. 7853 Main St., Middletown, Va. 540-869-1776.

Community Theater

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

MOUNT VERNON PLAYERS -- "Naughty Marietta," through June 27. Friday-Saturday at 7:30, Sunday at 6. Mount Vernon Place United Methodist Church, 900 Massachusetts Ave. NW. 202-783-7600.

PRINCE GEORGE'S LITTLE Theater -- "Five Women Wearing the Same Dress," through June 19. Friday-Saturday at 8, Sunday at 2. The Publick Playhouse, 5445 Landover Rd., Cheverly. 301-277-1710 (TDD: 301-277-0312).

PROVIDENCE PLAYERS -- "The Man Who Came to Dinner," through June 19. Friday-Saturday at 7:30, Sunday at 2. James Lee Community Center, 2855 Annandale Rd., Falls Church. 703-425-6782.

SHAKESPEARE PROJECT -- "The Comedy of Errors," through June 20. Friday-Saturday at 8, Sunday at 5, Thursday at 8. Hodson Outdoor Theater, Hood College, 401 Rosemont Ave., Frederick. 301-668-4090.

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 June 5. 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

DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM -- "The Four Temperaments" and "St. Louis Woman: A Blues Ballet," Friday at 7:30, Saturday at 1:30 and 7:30, and Sunday at 1:30. Kennedy Center Opera House, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

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

BOWEN MCCAULEY DANCE -- Friday at 8. Free. Lubber Run Amphitheater, North Columbus and North Second streets, Arlington. 703-228-1850 or 703-228-6966.

"DANCEAFRICA DC" -- Outdoor concerts and marketplace, Saturday and Sunday noon to 7. Indoor concerts by African Heritage Dancers & Drummers, Havana Select and Oscar Rousseaux, Saturday at 4; Coyaba Dance Theater, Lesole Z. Maine and N'Dere, Saturday at 8; Ezibu Munto Dancers & Drummers, Farafina and Sankofa Dance Theater, Sunday at 4; Kankouran West African Dance Company, Lesole Z. Maine and N'Dere, Sunday at 8. Dance Place, 3225 Eighth St. NE. 202-269-1600.

FAIRFAX BALLET -- "A Day at the Circus," "Kaleidoscope," "Glass Fragments" and "Where We're Going How We Got Here," Saturday at 7:30 and Sunday at 2:30. Fairfax High School, 3500 Old Lee Hwy., Fairfax. 703-803-1055.

CENTER DANCE COMPANY -- Saturdy at 8. Free. Lubber Run Amphitheater, North Columbus and North Second streets, Arlington. 703-228-1850 or 703-228-6966.

CROSSCURRENTS DANCE COMPANY -- Saturday at 8 and Sunday at 4. BAPA Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave., Bethesda. 240-601-5852.

JANE FRANKLIN DANCE -- Sunday at 4 and 5. Free. Fort Ward Park, 4301 W. Braddock Rd., Alexandria. 703-298-3235.

BALLETT FRANKFURT -- through June 19. "The Room as it Was," "Duo," "N.N.N.N." and "One flat thing, reproduced," Thursday at 7:30. Kennedy Center Opera House, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

PARSONS DANCE COMPANY -- "Rise and Fall," "Caught," "Slow Dance" and "Swing Shift," Tuesday at 8:30, accompanied by the Ahn Trio. Filene Center, Wolf Trap Park, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. 703-218-6500 or 703-255-1860.

CITYDANCE ENSEMBLE -- Wednesday at noon. Free. Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-312-1300.

BOWEN MCCAULEY DANCE -- Thursday at 6. Free. Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center Grand Foyer, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

"RIVERDANCE" -- through June 20. Thursday at 8. Filene Center, Wolf Trap Park, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. 703-218-6500 or 703-255-1860.