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The Sterling Playmakers will present Agatha Christie’s longest running murder mystery, "The Mousetrap" Friday and Saturday, Nov. 9, and 10, at 8 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. and 11, at 2 p.m., at the theater of Sterling Middle School, 201 West Holly Av., Sterling. All tickets are $12 a person, available at the door or by visiting the Web site www.sterlingplaymakers.com and using PayPal. Call 703-437-6117.
Broad Run High School, 21670 Ashburn Road, Ashburn, will present Shakespeare's "Taming of the Shrew" Wednesday, Nov. 7, Thursday, Nov. 8, Saturday, Nov. 10, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 11, at 3 p.m. Call 571-252-2300.
Leesburg Theatre Company will be holding auditions from 7-9 p.m., Nov. 9, and 12-2 p.m., Nov. 10, at the Sterling Senior Center, 21060 Whitfield Place, Sterling. The upcoming play is "No Exit" by Jean-Paul Sartre. Roles are needed for two females in their 20s or 30s. Two males are needed: one in his 20s or 30s and one in his 20s. Callbacks are Sunday, Nov. 11, from 2-4 p.m. Call 703-615-6024 or visit www.leesburgtheatre.com.
Briar Woods High School's, 22525 Belmont Ride, Ashburn, Black Forest Productions will present "Dracula" Saturday, Nov. 10, Friday, Nov. 16 and Saturday, Nov. 17, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 11, at 3 p.m. Call 703-957-4400.
The Leesburg Theatre Company is holding auditions Friday, Nov. 9, from 7-9 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 10, from 12-2 p.m., at the Sterling Senior Center, 21060 Whitfield Place, Sterling. The upcoming production is called "No Exit," by Jean-Paul Sartre. Roles are needed for two females and one male in their 20s or 30s. Another male in his 20s is also needed. Callbacks are Sunday, Nov. 11, from 2-4 p.m. Call 703-615-6024 or go to www.leesburgtheatre.com.
Children’s Theater Program at Ashburn Library, Ashburn Library, 43316 Hay Road, Ashburn. Teens volunteer to put on a Children’s Fairy Tale theater, Wednesdays, through Nov. 14, 4:30 p.m. Pick a play, rehearse it, work on the props and perform it in front of an audience. Must be able to attend all four meetings. Recommended for teens. Advance registration required. Come to the Information Desk to pick up your reading packet before the first meeting. Visit www.lcpl.lib.va.us.
The College Community Theater will present "The Children's Hour" by Lillian Hellman at the Northern Virginia Community College, Loudoun Campus, 1000 Harry Flood Byrd Highway, Sterling, through Nov. 17, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Visit http://www.nvcc.edu/CCT/ for ticket information.
Stone Bridge High School, 43100 Hay Road, Ashburn, will present "Arabian Nights" beginning Saturday, Dec. 1-4. Call 571-252-2200.