Theater

Downtown

ARENA STAGE/KREEGER -- "Crowns," through Aug. 22. 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 -- "The Glass Menagerie," through Sunday. Friday at 8, Saturday- Sunday at 2:30 and 8. At the Kennedy Center, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

OPERA HOUSE -- "The Producers," through Aug. 22. Friday at 7:30, Saturday-Sunday at 1:30 and 7:30, Tuesday-Thursday at 7:30. At the Kennedy Center, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

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

Around Town

ACTORS' THEATRE OF WASHINGTON -- "The Rocky Horror Show," through Saturday. Friday-Saturday at 7:30. Nation, 1015 Half St. SE. 800-494-8497 or 202-425-8516.

BLACK WOMEN PLAYWRIGHTS -- "DNA: Drama, Nuance, Attitude," through Sunday. Saturday at 7:30, Sunday at 2:30. Mead Theater Lab, Studio Theatre, 1333 P St. NW. 800-494-8497 or 202-315-1321.

FOUNTAINHEAD -- "Betrayal," through Sept. 11. "Pay-what-you-can" preview, Thursday at 8. Theatre on the Run, 3700 S. Four Mile Run Dr., Arlington. 703-920-5923.

HYACINTH THEATRE -- "Fifteen Rounds With Jackson Pollock," through Sunday. Friday-Saturday at 8, Sunday at 2. Warehouse Theater, 1021 Seventh St. NW. 202-783-3933.

LONGACRE LEA -- "Man With Bags," through Sept. 5. Wednesday-Thursday at 8. Callan Theater, Catholic University, 3801 Harewood Rd. NE. 202-460-2188.

OLNEY THEATRE -- "Copenhagen," through Aug. 15. 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.

PHOENIX THEATRE -- "Parallel Lives: The Kathy & Mo Show," through Saturday. Friday-Saturday at 7:30. 1409 Playbill Cafe, 1409 14th St. NW. 301-587-8226.

POTOMAC THEATRE PROJECT -- "Potomac Theatre Festival 2004," through Sunday. "Perfect Pie," Friday at 2, Saturday at 4:30, Sunday at 7:45. "Measure for Measure," Friday at 7:45, Saturday at 1, Sunday at 4:30. "The Best Man," Saturday at 7:45, Sunday at 1. Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab, Olney Theatre Center, 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. 202-397-7328 or 202-312-1555.

STUDIO -- "The Who's Tommy," through Aug. 15. Friday-Saturday at 8:30, Sunday at 7:30, Wednesday-Thursday at 8:30. 1333 P St. NW. 202-332-3300.

THEATER ALLIANCE -- "Mary's Wedding," through Sept. 5. Sunday-Monday and Thursday at 8. H Street Playhouse, 1365 H St. NE. 800-494-8497 or 202-396-2125.

WASHINGTON SHAKESPEARE CO. -- "The Tempest," through Sept. 5. "Pay- what-you-can" previews, Friday-Saturday and Monday at 8; regular prices, Tuesday-Thursday at 8. Clark Street Playhouse, 601 S. Clark St., Arlington. 800-494-8497 or 703-418-4808.

Baltimore | Out of Town

CAVALIER TELEPHONE PAVILION -- Comedian George Carlin, Thursday at 7:30. Pier Six, 731 Eastern Ave., Baltimore. 202-397-7328, 410-547-7328 or 410-659-7100.

HIPPODROME -- "The Phantom of the Opera," through Oct. 3. Wednesday at 8, Thursday at 2 and 8. France-Merrick Performing Arts Center, 12 N. Eutaw St., Baltimore. 410-481-7328 or 410-752-7444.

VAGABOND PLAYERS -- "A Different Kind of Love," through Sunday. Friday- Saturday at 8, Sunday at 7. 806 S. Broadway, Baltimore. 410-563-9135.

WAYSIDE -- "The Spitfire Grill," through Sept. 4. Saturday at 2:30 and 8, Sunday at 6:30, Wednesday at 2:30, Thursday at 8. 7853 Main St., Middletown, Va. 540-869-1776.

Community Theater

ACT III -- "Oklahoma!," through Aug. 14. Friday at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8. Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre, 125 S. Old Glebe Rd., Arlington. 703-548-1154.

ANNAPOLIS SUMMER GARDEN -- "Crazy for You," through Sept. 5. Friday-Sunday and Thursday at 8:30. 143 Compromise St., Annapolis. 410-268-9212.

GLBT ARTS CONSORTIUM -- "Patience," through Aug. 14. Friday-Saturday and Thursday at 7. Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, 545 Seventh St. SE. 202-547-6839.

LAUREL MILL PLAYHOUSE -- "Stage Door" by a youth troupe, through Aug. 29. Friday-Saturday at 8, Sunday at 2. 508 Main St., Laurel. 301-617-9906.

LITTLE THEATRE OF ALEXANDRIA -- "Cabaret," through Aug. 14. Friday-Saturday at 8, Sunday at 3, Wednesday-Thursday at 8. 600 Wolfe St., Alexandria. 703-683-0496.

MONTGOMERY PLAYHOUSE -- "One-Act Play Festival," through Saturday. Friday-Saturday at 8. Arts Barn, 311 Kent Square Rd., Gaithersburg. 301-258-6395.

NVCC -- "Rocky Horror Picture Show," through Sunday. Friday-Saturday at 8, Sunday at 2:30. Schlesinger Concert Hall, Northern Virginia Community College, 3001 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria. 703-845-6166.

STERLING PLAYMAKERS -- "Guys and Dolls," through Aug. 15. Friday-Saturday at 8, Sunday at 2. 46400 Algonkian Pkwy., Sterling. 703-437-6117.

VIENNA YOUTH PLAYERS -- "Runaways," through Aug. 15. Friday- Saturday at 7:30. Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. SE, Vienna. 703-255-6360.

Dinner Theater

CHESAPEAKE MUSIC HALL -- "West Side Story," through Sept. 18. Friday- Saturday and Tuesday-Thursday, 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 -- "The Spitfire Grill," through Oct. 3. 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 Sunday. 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 -- "Lullabies of Broadway," through Sept. 4. 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.

Dance

DANCE INSTITUTE OF WASHINGTON -- Friday at 7:30. Free. Carter Barron Amphitheatre, 16th and Colorado NW. 202-426-0486.

KALINKA DANCE ENSEMBLE -- Friday at 7:30. Free. Mason District Park, Newton W. Edwards Amphitheater, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale. 703-941-1730 or 703-324-8680.

WASHINGTON REFLECTIONS DANCE Company -- "Drastic Cuts," "A Moment of Reality" and "Brillant O' Mercy," Friday and Saturday at 7:30. Lincoln Theater, 1215 U St. NW. 202-397-7328 or 202-371-9656.

KOREA NATIONAL BALLET Company -- "Swan Lake," Friday and Saturday at 8. Center for the Arts Concert Hall, George Mason University, 4400 University Dr., Fairfax. 703-218-6500 or 703-941-8003.

FLUID MOVEMENT -- "Earth, Wind and the Baltimore Fire," Friday and Saturday at 8. Patterson Park, East Lombard Street and South Patterson Park Avenue, Baltimore. 443-742-4942.

OLU YEMISI & CO. -- Saturday at 1. Free. The Old Post Office Pavilion, 1100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-289-4224.

"METRO DC DANCES" -- Saturday at 7:30, with Train Wreck Dance Co., Coyaba Dance Theater, Shizumi Kodomo Dance Troupe and JazzDanz/DC. Free. Carter Barron Amphitheatre, 16th and Colorado NW, 202-426-0486.

CAMBODIAN AMERICAN Heritage Dancers & Musicians, Saturday at 8. Free. Lubber Run Park, North Columbus and North Second streets, Arlington. 703-228-1850 or 703-228-6966.

JESSICA MARCHANT & STEFANIE Quinones, Saturday at 8 and Sunday at 7. Dance Place, 3225 Eighth St. NE. 202-269-1600.

SANKOFA WEST AFRICAN Dance Theatre, Sunday at 4. Free. Harborplace Amphitheater, Pratt and Light streets, Baltimore. 800-427-2671 or 410-332-4191.