Stephen Gregory Smith in “The Boy Detective Fails,” which closes Sunday at Signature Theatre. (Scott Suchman)

Theater buffs, take note: It’s your last week to see four area productions, and your chance to get tickets to several new shows.


●Forum Theatre’s Mad Forest closes Saturday at Round House Theatre, 8641 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 240-644-1100.

●“Savage in Limbo closes Sunday at MetroStage, 1201 N. Royal St., Alexandria. 703-548-9044. 800-494-8497.

●“The Boy Detective Fails and The Hollow close Sunday at Signature Theatre, 4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington. 703-820-9771.


●Keegan Theatre presents Arthur Miller’s The Crucible. Oct. 22 through Nov. 19. Church Street Theater, 1742 Church St. NW. 703-892-0202. $35.

●Theater J stages another Arthur Miller play, After the Fall,” which follows a man’s struggles after his wife’s death. Oct. 26 through Nov. 27. Theater J, 1529 16th St. NW. 800-494-8497. $25-$60.

●“Barrymore revisits the 1940s as John Barrymore rehearses for his comeback role. Oct. 26 through Nov. 13. Rep Stage, Howard Community College, 10901 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia. 443-518-1500. $22-$33.