Stop Kiss continues at Port City Playhouse Friday-Saturday, April 7-8. Port City Playhouse performs at the Lee Center for the Performing Arts, 1108 Jefferson St. Shows on Friday, Saturday and Tuesday begin at 8 p.m., and the Sunday performance is a matinee beginning at 3 p.m.
With a blend of humor, tenderness and tragedy, Stop Kiss confronts audiences with the consequences of taking risks and taking a stand. For information and reservations, contact the Port City Playhouse at 703-383-2880 or visit www.portcityplayhouse.com.
“Grimm Brothers’ Tales” is being presented by Classika Theatre, 4041 S. 28th St., Arlington, through April 9. This interactive production gives children and adults the power to select the three tales to be reenacted. The show runs Saturdays and Sundays at 3 p.m. Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 at the door. Call 703-824-6200 or visit www.classika.org.
“The Autumn Garden” will be performed through April 15 at The American Century Theater. Performances are Wednesday-Saturday evenings at 8 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. matinees on April 8 and 15. All performances are at Theater II, Gunston Arts Center, 2700 S. Lang Street, Arlington. Tickets including all senior and student discounts are $23-$29. Visit www.americancentury.org or call 703-553-8782.
Trumpet Vine Theatre Company presents “Whole Against the Sky,” which explores the difficulty of forming and maintaining intimate relationships through the prism of a gay man, his family and his partners. The play runs through April 15 at Theater on the Run, 3700 S. Four Mile Run. Showings are Wednesday-Saturday at 8 p.m., with a Sunday matinees April 9 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets cost $20, or $18 for seniors and students. Group rates available. Call 703-912-1649 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve tickets.
“Becoming George Sand.” MetroStage presents this look at George Sand, the legendary 19th-century, French feminist writer, April 19-May 28. Performances at 8 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday at the professional theater, 1201 N. Royal St. Visit www.metrostage.org or call 703-548-9044 for info; 800-494-8497 for tickets.
“Love, Sex and the IRS,” A tax-time comedy about what happens when an out-of-work musician claims his male roommate as his wife. At the Little Theatre of Alexandria, 600 Wolfe St., April 22-May 13. Shows at 8 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday Tickets $14-$17 at Visit www.thelittletheatre.com or call 703-683-0496.