Theater

Downtown

OPERA HOUSE -- "Hairspray," through Sunday. Friday at 7:30, Saturday-Sunday at 1:30 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 -- "Les Liaisons Dangereuses," through Sept. 4. Friday-Saturday at 8, Sunday at 7, Thursday at 8. Source Theatre, 1835 14th St. NW. 800-494-8497 or 202-319-7227.

LONGACRE LEA PRODUCTIONS -- "Energumen" and "The Real Inspector Hound," through Sept. 4. Friday-Saturday at 7:30, Sunday at 2, Wednesday-Thursday at 7:30. Callan Theatre, Catholic University, 620 Michigan Ave. NE. 202-460-2188.

METROSTAGE -- "The Sand Storm: Stories From the Front," through Sept. 25. Friday at 8, Saturday at 7 and 9, Sunday at 2 and 7 (Sunday evening is "pay-what-you-can"), Wednesday- Thursday at 8. 1201 N. Royal St., Alexandria. 800-494-8497 or 703-548-9044.

NATURAL THEATRICALS -- "Herakles," through Aug. 28. Friday-Saturday at 8, Sunday at 2, Wednesday-Thursday at 8. George Washington Masonic National Memorial, 101 Callahan Dr., Alexandria. 703-739-5895.

NOBLEHEART -- "Godspell," through Aug. 30. Friday-Saturday at 8, Sunday at 3. Indian Head Center for the Arts, 4185 Indian Head Hwy., Indian Head. 301-743-3040.

OLNEY THEATRE -- "The Miracle Worker," through Sept. 11. Friday at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8, Sunday at 2, 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. 202-397-7328 or 202-312-1555.

SIGNATURE -- "Urinetown," through Oct. 9. 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 -- "Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde," through Sept. 18. Friday at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8, Sunday at 2, Thursday at 8. H Street Playhouse, 1365 H St. NE. 800-494-8497 or 202-396-2125.

WASHINGTON IMPROV THEATER -- "Jackie," through Saturday. Friday-Saturday at 10. D.C. Arts Center, 2438 18th St. NW. 202-462-7833.

WASHINGTON SHAKESPEARE CO. -- "The Royal Hunt of the Sun," through Aug. 28. Friday at 8, Saturday 2 and 8 (Saturday matinee is "pay-what-you-can"), Sunday at 2, Thursday at 8. "The Tempest," reading, Sunday at 7:30. "Henry VIII," reading, Tuesday at 7:30. Clark Street Playhouse, 601 S. Clark St., Arlington. 800-494-8497 or 703-418-4808.

ZEMFIRA STAGE -- "That Day in September," through Sept. 17. Friday-Saturday at 8. Admission is "pay-what-you-can." Manassas Church of the Brethren, 10047 Nokesville Rd., Manassas. 703-318-0619.

Baltimore | Out of Town

CHESAPEAKE CENTER FOR Creative Arts -- "Real to Reel," through Aug. 28. Friday-Saturday at 8, Sunday at 3. 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, Md. 410-636-6597.

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 -- "Wonder of the World," through Sept. 24. Friday-Saturday at 8, Sunday at 2, Thursday at 8. 31 W. Patrick St., Frederick. 301-694-4744.

SPOTLIGHTERS -- "Get Stuffed" and "Cornered," through Aug. 27. Friday-Saturday at 8, Sunday at 7. 817 St. Paul St., Baltimore. 410-752-1225.

UNCOMMON VOICES -- "The Best Christmas Murder Ever," through Aug. 28. Friday-Saturday at 8, Sunday at 7, Thursday at 8. Fells Point Corner Theatre, 251 S. Ann St., Baltimore. 410-655-4826.

Community Theater

ANNAPOLIS SUMMER GARDEN -- "A Chorus Line," through Sept. 3. Friday-Sunday and Thursday at 8:30. 143 Compromise St., Annapolis. 410-268-9212.

LEESBURG -- "Picasso at the Lapin Agile," through Sunday. Friday- Saturday at 8, Sunday at 6. Carriage House, Oatlands Plantation, U.S. 15 south of Leesburg. 703-777-3174.

MIDDLEBURG PLAYERS -- "Oliver!," through Sunday. Friday at 7:30, Saturday at 2:30 and 7:30, Sunday at 2:30. Hill School, 130 S. Madison St., Middleburg. 703-327-6742.

Dinner Theater

LAZY SUSAN -- "Something's Afoot," through Oct. 16. 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 -- "Big River," through Oct. 30. 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 -- "Broadway Melodies," through Oct. 30. 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 -- "Grease," through Sept. 4. 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

HUBBARD STREET DANCE CHICAGO -- "Rooster" and "Love Stories," Tuesday at 8:30. Filene Center, Wolf Trap Park, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. 703-218-6500 or 703-255-1860.