Theater

Downtown

ARENA STAGE/KREEGER -- "Crowns," through Sunday. Friday at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8, Sunday at 2. 1101 Sixth St. SW. 202-488-3300 (TDD: 202-484-0247).

SHAKESPEARE THEATRE -- "Macbeth," through Oct. 24. 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, 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

FILENE CENTER -- "The King and I," through Sept. 5. Tuesday-Thursday at 8. Wolf Trap Park, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. 703-218-6500 or 703-255-1860.

FOUNTAINHEAD -- "Betrayal," through Sept. 11. Friday at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8, Thursday at 8. Theatre on the Run, 3700 S. Four Mile Run Dr., Arlington. 703-920-5923.

LANDLESS THEATRE -- "The Glass Mendacity," through Saturday. Friday-Saturday at 10. D.C. Arts Center, 2438 18th St. NW. 202-462-7833.

LONGACRE LEA -- "Man With Bags," through Sept. 5. Friday-Saturday at 8, Sunday at 2, Wednesday-Thursday at 8. Callan Theater, Catholic University, 3801 Harewood Rd. NE. 202-460-2188.

OLNEY THEATRE -- "Venus," through Sept. 26. 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.

RENEGADE -- "La Cage Aux Folles," through Sept. 5. Friday at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8, Sunday at 2, Thursday at 8. Warehouse Theater, 1021 Seventh St. NW. 301-871-1487.

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.

SIGNATURE -- "One Red Flower," through Oct. 3. 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.

THEATER ALLIANCE -- "Mary's Wedding," through Sept. 5. Friday-Saturday at 8, Sunday at 2, Thursday at 8. H Street Playhouse, 1365 H St. NE. 800-494-8497 or 202-396-2125.

VENUS -- "Bad Girls III, the Redemption," through Sept. 12. Friday-Saturday at 7:30, Sunday at 3, Wednesday-Thursday at 7:30. Warehouse Theatre, 1021 Seventh St. NW. 301-470-2406, Ext. 4.

WASHINGTON IMPROV THEATER -- "Neutrino," through Sunday: Friday- Sunday at 7:30. "Trash," through Sept. 11: Saturday at midnight. D.C. Arts Center, 2438 18th St. NW. 202-462-7833.

WASHINGTON SHAKESPEARE CO. -- "The Tempest," through Sept. 5. Friday at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8, Sunday at 2, Thursday at 8 (Saturday matinees are "pay-what-you-can"). Clark Street Playhouse, 601 S. Clark St., Arlington. 800-494-8497 or 703-418-4808.

WOOLLY MAMMOTH/THEATER J -- "Lenny & Lou," through Sept. 26. Friday-Saturday at 8, Sunday at 7, Wednesday-Thursday at 8. D.C. Jewish Community Center, 1529 16th St. NW. 800-494-8497 or 202-393-3939.

Baltimore | Out of Town

FELLS POINT CORNER -- "Partners," through Sept. 5. Friday-Saturday at 8, Sunday at 7, Thursday at 8. 251 S. Ann St., Baltimore. 410-276-7837.

HIPPODROME -- "The Phantom of the Opera," through Oct. 3. Friday at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8, Sunday at 1 and 6:30, Tuesday-Thursday at 8. France- Merrick Performing Arts Center, 12 N. Eutaw St., Baltimore. 410-481-7328 or 410-752-7444.

MARYLAND ENSEMBLE THEATRE -- "Proof," through Sept. 11. Friday- Saturday at 8. 31 W. Patrick St., Frederick. 301-694-4744.

WAYSIDE -- "The Spitfire Grill," through Sept. 4. 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

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

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

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

Dinner Theater

CHESAPEAKE MUSIC HALL -- "West Side Story," through Sept. 18. Friday-Saturday, dinner at 6, show at 8; Sunday, buffet at 12:30, show at 2:30; Wednesday, buffet at 11, show at 1. 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.

TOBY'S -- "Godspell," through Sept. 26. 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

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

"DANCE DC" -- Thursday at noon, by area troupes. Free. Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-312-1300.