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Morven Park, 17263 Southern Planter Lane, Leesburg, will present Roger and Hammerstein’s "State Fair," June 22 and 23, at 7 p.m., with gates opening at 5 p.m. for picnicking. The show will be an outdoor production of the classic musical, fun for all ages. Cost: adults $10; children 12 and under $5. Tickets available at the gate, or in advance at Loudoun Convention and Visitors Association, Catoctin Circle, Leesburg. Call 703-431-3581 or visit www.funtheatre.org.
The Northern Virginia Preparatory Theatre Company (Nova Prep) will present its first stage production, "Children of Eden," June 27-30, at Belmont Ridge Middle School, 19045 Upper Belmont Place, Leesburg. Nova Prep is a new theatre company based in Loudoun County. It is dedicated to training young people, grades eight-12, in the areas of drama, voice and dance. All shows begin at 7:30 p.m. Tickets will be sold at the door: $5 each for students and seniors, $7 each for adults. Visit www.novaprep.com.
Lanford Wilson’s "Fifth of July," directed by Mathew Randall will be presented by the College Community Theater, Waddell Theater, Loudoun Campus, Northern Virginia Community College, 1000 Harry Flood Byrd Highway, Sterling, July 6-8 and July 13-15. Showtimes are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for students and senior citizens. Call 703-948-7701 or visit www.nvcc.edu/loudoun/waddelltheater/cct.