Washington-Lee High School’s theatre department will present its annual student-directed play, “Touchtone M for Murder” May 18-20, at 7:30 p.m. The show is a 21st century version of the classic pre-touch tone era’s, “Dial M For Murder.” The performance will be held in the Black Box Theatre at Kenmore Middle School, 200 S. Carlin Springs Road, due to the ongoing construction at Washington-Lee High School. This family-friendly, audience-interactive murder mystery is directed by Washington-Lee seniors Julia Layton and Daniel Zeese. Tickets are $5 in advance, and $7 at the door. Call 703-228-6200.
“The David Dance,” by Don Scime will run from May 18 through June 10. When David, a gay radio talk show host, goes head to head on the air with a born-again talk show host, the battle lines are drawn on the issue of gay adoption. Meanwhile, David grapples with self doubts when asked to be a father figure to his sister’s adopted daughter. Performed by the Trumpet Vine Theatre Company at Theatre on the Run. Call 703-912-1649 or visit http://www.trumetvinetheatrecompany.org.
“Three Little Pigs” is being presented by Classika Theatre, 4041 S. 28th St., through May 21. This old-fashioned, interactive production is a story within a story that shows what the puppet performance looked like 100 years ago. Children in the audience will become active participants. The show runs Saturdays and Sundays at noon. Tickets cost $12 in advance, $15 at the door. Call 703-824-6200 or visit www.classika.org.
“Faust” is being presented by the Classika-Synetic Theatre of Arlington from through May 21 at the Rosslyn Spectrum Theater. Thursday-Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m. For tickets, call 703-824-8060 or visit www.synetictheater.org.
“Guachos (Desclasados)/ Wanderers (Orphans)” May 25 through June 17. The U.S. premiere of this season’s runaway hit in Buenos Aires, is a situation comedy about a likeable street person and a young writer. Presented by Teatro de la Luna at the Gunston Theatre Two. Call 703-548-3092 or visit http://teatrodelaluna.org.
Tapestry Theater Company celebrates its 10th anniversary with Ray Bradbury’s science fiction classic Fahrenheit 451. In addition to stage performances, the production includes film footage. The production is directed by Mark Edwards, Tapestry’s Technical Director. through May 28, Friday and Saturday 8 p.m. and Sunday 3 p.m. at the Lee Center Kaufman Auditorium, 1108 Jefferson St. Tickets are $15 for adults, $13 for seniors and students; and $10 for groups of 20+. For information and reservations, call 703-960-3398 or visit www.tapestrytheatre.com.
“Becoming George”: MetroStage presents this look at George Sand, the legendary 19th-century French feminist writer, 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.
The Children’s Theatre presents “Alice in Wonderland.” The story follows Alice as she tumbles down the rabbit hole into Wonderland and begins an implausible journey where she meets the Cheshire Cat, Tweedledum and Tweeledee, the Mock Turtle, Mad Hatter, and the Queen of Hearts. The show runs June 2-11, Fridays at 7:30 p.m., Saturdays at 3 and 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 3 p.m. Shows will be performed at the Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre, 125 S. Old Glebe Road, Arlington (near Glebe Road and Rt. 50). Parking is free. Tickets are available at the door: $10 for adults and $8 for children, students and seniors. Seating is reserved, reservations are recommended. Call 703-548-1154.