“Becoming George”: MetroStage presents this look at George Sand, the legendary 19th-century French feminist writer, April 19 through 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 through May 13. Shows at 8 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets $14-$17. Visit www.thelittletheatre.com or call 703-683-0496.
The Mount Vernon Community Children’s Theatre celebrates 25 years of producing children’s theatre in Northern Virginia. On April 29, MVCCT will celebrate this anniversary with a Gala and Art Auction at the Lyceum, 201 South Washington St. The evening begins at 7 p.m. with a wine and hors d’oeuvres reception and art preview, followed by a live auction at 8:30 p.m. Proceeds from the Gala and Art Auction will benefit MVCCT, as well as support scholarships to participants in financial need.
MVCCT is collecting memorabilia including programs and photographs from former participants for a display and slide presentation. They are especially looking for items from early productions (1980-1990). Any former participants with memorabilia are asked to contact the office at 703-360-0686, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tickets to the Gala are $20 and must be purchased in advance. For tickets or information call 703-360-0686 or visit www.mvcct.org.
Auditions for "Anything Goes”: Aldersgate Church Community Theater’s 2006 summer musical production, will take place on Saturday, April 29 at 2-5 p.m., and Sunday, April 30 at 7-9 p.m. at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 1301 Collingwood Drive. Callback audition is Monday, May 1 at 7:30 pm. Come prepared to sing 32 bars of a 20s, 30s, or 40s song (Cole Porter, Gershwin, etc.), and come dressed to move for a dance audition. Accompanist provided, and no appointment required. Casting 15-20 adults and a few youth. All roles are open. Performance dates are June 23 through July 9, 2006, with live orchestra and music by Cole Porter. Please bring a photo, a brief synopsis of theater experience and training, and a list of conflicts from May 2 through July 9. For additional information, call 703-765-2235 or 703-799-7061.