Theater

Downtown

ARENA STAGE/KREEGER -- "Crowns," through Aug. 7. Tuesday-Wednesday at 7:30, Thursday at 8. 1101 Sixth St. SW. 202-488-3300 (TDD: 202-484-0247).

EISENHOWER -- "Red, White and Tuna," through July 10. Friday at 7:30, Saturday-Sunday at 2:30 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).

NATIONAL THEATRE -- "Mamma Mia!," through Saturday. Friday at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8. 1321 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 800-447-7400 or 202-628-6161.

SHAKESPEARE THEATRE -- "Lady Windermere's Fan," through July 31. Friday at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8, Sunday at 2 and 7:30, 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

AMERICAN CENTURY -- "The Emperor Jones," through July 30. Friday-Saturday and Wednesday- Thursday at 8. Theater II, Gunston Arts Center, 2700 S. Lang St., Arlington. 703-553-8782.

KEEGAN THEATRE -- "The Beauty Queen of Leenane," through July 23. Friday-Saturday at 8, Sunday at 2, Thursday at 8. Church Street Theater, 1742 Church St. NW. 703-527-6000.

LANDLESS THEATRE CO. -- "Gilligan's Island: The Musical," through Saturday. Friday-Saturday at 10. D.C. Arts Center, 2438 18th St. NW. 202-462-7833.

METROSTAGE -- "The Last Five Years," through July 24. Friday-Saturday at 8, Sunday at 2 and 7, Wednesday- Thursday at 8. 1201 N. Royal St., Alexandria. 800-494-8497 or 703-548-9044.

NATURAL THEATRICALS -- "Ion," through July 17. Friday-Saturday at 8, Sunday-Monday at 2, Wednesday- Thursday at 8. George Washington Masonic National Memorial, 101 Callahan Dr., Alexandria. 703-739-5895.

OLNEY THEATRE -- "La Tragedie de Carmen," through July 17. 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.

QUOTIDIAN THEATRE -- "All My Sons," through July 10. Friday-Saturday at 8, Sunday at 2. The Writer's Center, 4508 Walsh St., Bethesda. 301-816-1023.

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.

ROUND HOUSE/BETHESDA -- "Once on This Island," through Sunday. Friday-Saturday at 8, Sunday at 3. 4545 East West Hwy., Bethesda. 240-644-1100.

SCENA -- "The Classics Made Easy," through July 10. "Part 3: Gladiator," Friday-Saturday at 7:30, Sunday at 3, Wednesday-Thursday at 7:30. Warehouse Theatre, 1021 Seventh St. NW. 703-684-7990.

SIGNATURE -- "Pacific Overtures," through July 10. 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.

SOLAS NUA -- "Disco Pigs," through July 27. Sunday at 7, Tuesday- Wednesday at 8. Church Street Theatre, 1742 Church St. NW. 202-595-1760.

STUDIO -- "Take Me Out," through July 17 in the Mead Theatre: Friday at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8, Sunday at 2 and 7, Wednesday- Thursday at 8. "The Intelligent Design of Jenny Chow," through July 31 in the Milton Theatre: Wednesday-Thursday at 8:30. 1501 14th St. NW. 202-332-3300.

THEATER J -- "Central Park West" and "Riverside Drive," through July 24. Saturday at 8, Sunday at 3 and 7:30, Wednesday-Thursday at 8. Goldman Theater, D.C. Jewish Community Center, 1529 16th St. NW. 800-494-8497 or 202-777-3229.

WASHINGTON IMPROV THEATER -- "Neutrino Video Project," through Saturday. Friday-Saturday at 7:30. D.C. Arts Center, 2438 18th St. NW. 202-462-7833.

WASHINGTON WOMEN IN Theater -- One-act festival, through July 10: Thursday at 5:30. "Stella Adler," through July 10: Thursday at 7:30. Warehouse Theatre, 1021 Seventh St. NW. 703-237-0711.

WASHINGTON SHAKESPEARE CO. -- "Medea," through Sunday. Friday at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8, Sunday at 2 (Saturday matinee is "pay-what- you-can"). "King Lear," reading, Tuesday at 7:30.Clark Street Playhouse, 601 S. Clark St., Arlington. 800-494-8497 or 703-418-4808.

Literary Events

MILLER'S CABIN -- Jehanne Dubrow and Bonnie Nevel read their poetry, Tuesday at 7:30. In Rock Creek Park at Picnic Grove 6, Beach Drive and Military Road NW. 301-587-4954.

Baltimore | Out of Town

CALVERT MARINE MUSEUM -- Comedian Bill Cosby, Saturday at 7:30. Calvert Marine Museum, 14200 Solomons Rd., Solomons. 410-326-2042.

FELLS POINT CORNER -- "Blue Mermaid," through July 10. Friday-Saturday at 8, Sunday at 7, Thursday at 8. 251 S. Ann St., Baltimore. 410-276-7837.

HIPPODROME -- "Disney's the Lion King," through Sept. 4. 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. 410-547-7328 or 410-752-7444.

MARYLAND ENSEMBLE THEATRE -- "Democracy: A Work in Progress," through July 9. Friday-Saturday and Thursday at 8. Swirnow Theatre, Johns Hopkins University, 3400 N. Charles St., Baltimore. 410-516-4695.

THEATRE PROJECT -- "Hedwig and the Angry Inch," through Sunday. Friday at 7 and 9:30, Saturday at 5 and 8:30, Sunday at 5. 45 W. Preston St., Baltimore. 410-752-8558.

VAGABOND PLAYERS -- "Suddenly Last Summer," through Sunday. Friday-Saturday at 8, Sunday at 2. 806 S. Broadway, Baltimore. 410-563-9135.

Community Theater

ALDERSGATE CHURCH -- "Big River," through July 10. Friday-Saturday at 8, Sunday at 3. Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 1301 Collingwood Rd., Alexandria. 703-799-7061.

ANNAPOLIS SUMMER GARDEN -- "The Tempest," through July 30. 143 Compromise St., Annapolis. 410-268-9212.

SILVER SPRING STAGE -- "Round and Round the Garden," through July 23. Friday-Saturday at 8, Sunday at 2. 10145 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-593-6036.

College

TOWSON U. -- "Forever Plaid," through July 17 in Auburn House Pavilion: Thursday at 8. "The Kathy and Mo Show: Parallel Lives," through July 17 in the Auburn House Pavilion: Friday at 8. Towson University, 8000 York Rd., Towson. 410-704-2787.

Dinner Theater

LAZY SUSAN -- "The Pajama Game," through July 17. 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 -- "Kiss Me Kate," through July 21. 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.

TIMONIUM -- "Run for Your Wife!," through Aug. 14. Friday- Saturday, dinner at 6:30, show at 8; Sunday, dinner at 4:30, show at 6; Thursday, dinner at 6:30, show at 8. 9603 Deereco Rd., Timonium. 410-560-1113.

TOBY'S -- "Beauty and the Beast," through July 17. 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 -- "The Wizard of Oz," through Aug. 27. 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

KIROV BALLET -- "Le Corsaire," through July 10. Tuesday-Thursday at 7:30. Kennedy Center Opera House, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).