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August 6, 2002

<lst>American Century Theatre

Gunston Arts Center

2700 S. Lang St.

Arlington, VA 22206

703-553-8782

www.americancentury.org

The American Century Theater is a professional theatre group dedicated to presenting great, important and neglected plays of the Twentieth Century — what Henry Luce called "the American Century." Their mission is based on the firm conviction that this theatrical repertoire portrays a uniquely American vision that is vital to our shared cultural heritage. American Century will open their 2002-2003 season with "Uncle Tom's Cabin" by George Akin, an adaptation from the novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe, further adapted by Thomas D. Fuller.

The Arlington Players

Gunston Arts Center

2700 S. Lang St.

Arlington, VA 22206

703-549-1063

www.arlingtonplayers.org

The Arlington Players is a nonprofit, volunteer theater that presents technically and artistically challenging productions in the "grand style" for the audiences of Arlington since 1951. The Arlington Players performs at Thomas Jefferson Theatre.

A.S.I.A. (Asian Stories in America)

333 S. Glebe St. #616

Arlington, VA 22204

703-979-0347

www.asianstoriesinamerica.com

ASIA Theatre is the premiere resource in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area for the best in Asian American drama. ASIA is also committed to promoting the best local Asian American talents.

The Children's Theatre

Act III Young Adult Company

2515 N. Randolph St.

Arlington, VA 22207

703-548-1154

www.arlingtonarts.com/tct

For over 35 years, The Children's Theatre has introduced young people to the wonders of the theatre. As a teaching theatre, The Children's Theatre is devoted to producing shows by children, for children. Our season includes five performances annually, in addition to school year classes and a variety of summer workshops. For tickets, call 703-548-1154.

Classika Theatre

4041 S. 28th St.

Arlington, VA 22206

703-824-6200

www.classika.org

Classsika Theatre is a professional theatre group that has been in existence for six years, spending the last four seasons at the Village in Shirlington. Classika offers classes for both children and adults. The Theatre features drama and art studio classes for children and professional acting classes for adults. Classika also works extensively with local schools doing outreach within the schools. Classika puts on family and adult productions. Productions of literary classics are geared for ages six and up. The Classika Puppet Theatre is targeted at ages four and up. Productions of international classics are geared towards teen and adult audiences.

Dominion Stage

Gunston Arts Center

2700 S. Lang St.

Arlington, VA 22206

703-683-0502

www.dominionstage.org

Dominion Stage, a community theatre group will open its 2002-2003 season with "They're Playing Our Song," a play by Neil Simon. Productions are held at the Gunston Arts Center. For further information call or visit the website.

Glamonstrosity, Inc.

703-248-1131

www.glamonstrosity.com

Glamonstrosity, Inc. is an Arlington-based community theatre group specializing in unusual, pulp-culture derived theatre. Glamonstrosity's shows are adult-oriented. Their fall production is Zach Clark's "I Love Robot," playing Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, Nov. 1-Dec. 8, at 8 p.m, at Metro Café, 1522 14th St., N.W. Tickets are available at the door the night of the show. Advance tickets to Glamonstrosity shows are available at www.acteva.com/go/Glamonstrosity.

Horizons Theatre

4350 N. Fairfax Drive #127

Arlington, VA 22203

703-243-8550

www.horizonstheatre.org

Horizons Theatre is a professional theatre group that seeks to offer Washington area audiences professional theatre from a woman's perspective with a particular interest in producing women playwrights and creating opportunities for women theatre artists. Horizon's mission is to reflect the diversity of women and their experiences and to cultivate new voices through creative and educational collaboration between Horizons and the community. Horizon's fall season will open with "Losing Lawrence," Oct. 3, at Theatre On the Run.

Keegan Theatre

P.O. Box 17407

Arlington, VA 22216

www.keegantheatre.com

A professional theatre group, Keegan Theatre will be putting on "The Glass Menagerie" at the Clark Street Playhouse, Oct 17-Nov. 17. Keegan's goal is to develop high-quality, diverse productions and theatrical experiences in the Performing Arts for the benefit of the local community with three main objectives towards meeting that goal: to present three to four productions per year including at least one work by an Irish playwright each season, to establish a relationship with local playwrights to identify and stage original new productions and to provide community outreach for local youth by organizing children's production workshops.

Le Neon Theatre

4350 N. Fairfax Drive #127

Arlington, VA 22203

www.leneon.org

Le Neon Theatre is in its 12th season as a professional theatre group performing in French and English. Le Neon will begin fall 2002 with "Exercises in Style" playing September 26 through October 20. "Exercises in Style" will be performed in French, English and mime at the Rosslyn Spectrum, 1611 N. Kent St. Tickets can be obtained at the box office at 703-243-6366.

Signature Theatre

3806 S. Four Mile Run Drive

Arlington, VA 22206

703-820-9771

www.sig-online.org

A professional theatre group now in its 13th season, Signature Theatre is dedicated to reinventing musical classics and premiering groundbreaking new work by today’s best writers. Signature Theatre will begin its 2002-2003 season with "What the Butler Saw" running Sept. 3-Oct. 13. Signature also offers cabaret and Stages, a play development program.

Teatro de la Luna

Gunston Arts Center

2700 S. Lang St.

Arlington, VA 22206

703-548-3092

www.teatrodelaluna.org

After a year away from home, Teatro de la Luna will return to the Gunston Arts Center, 2700 S. Lang St., when it reopens this fall. Teatro de La Luna is a professional theatre group performing in Spanish and English. Their opening play is "I Get Off Next Stop and You?" The show is geared towards adults and will open at the end of October and run through November. Tickets can be ordered online or by phone. Teatro de la Luna will also host the Sixth International Theatre of Hispanic Theatre this February and March. During a typical festival, 10-12 countries are represented by various groups. The festival will include both childrens and adult theatre. Teatro de la Luna's traveling group performs approximately 60 shows a season in area schools and community centers.

Trumpet Vine Theatre Company

5913 1st St., North

Arlington, VA 22202

703-912-1649

www.trumpetvinetheatre.org

The Trumpet Vine Theatre Company is a professional theatre group specializing in innovative approaches to familiar classics and contemporary plays with classic themes. Trumpet Vine Theatre is in its 14th season of producing professional theatre. It will open its 2002-2003 season with "Icarus" by Edwin Sanchez in November 2002, at Theatre on the Run, 3700 South Four Mile Run Drive.

Washington Shakespeare Company

Clark Street Playhouse

601 S. Clark St.

Arlington, VA 22202

703-418-4808

www.washingtonshakespeare.org

The Washington Shakespeare Company’s thirteenth season begins this August with "The Maids." Tickets are available through the company’s Web site.