Theatre Listings April 8-15

Know of something missing from our Local Theater listings? Send it to The Arlington Connection and Alexandria and Mount Vernon Gazettes at either arlington@connectionnewspapers.com or gazette@connectionnewspapers.com. Deadline is 2 p.m. the Thursday before publication. Call Rebecca Halik at 703-917-6407 with any questions.

<b>Just Starting

</b> The world premiere of “The Stephen Schwartz Project,” a musical revue of songs by the award-winning composer/lyricist Stephen Schwartz will be in performance at MetroStage, 1201 N. Royal St., through May 25. Performances are Thursdays and Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., and Sun at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets $35-40. Call 800-494-8497.

<b>Last Chance

</b> Mount Vernon Community Children’s Theatre’s presents “Charlotte’s Web” with performances on Friday and Saturday, April 4,5 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday April 6 at 3 p.m.; Saturday, April 12 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 13 at 3 p.m. All performances at Carl Sandburg Middle School, 8428 Fort Hunt Road. $10/adult; $8/child, senior. Visit www.mvcct.org or 703-360-0686.

<b>Ongoing Events

</b> Signature Theatre presents “The Kiss of the Spider Woman” through April 20 at Signature Theatre, 4200 Campbell Ave. See the life of two men forced to share a jail cell come to life. Visit www.signature-theatre.org or 703-820-9771 for tickets and times.

The American Century Theatre presents “The Eccentricities of a Nightingale” through April 26 at Gunston Arts Center Theatre Two, 2700 S. Lang St. Performances are Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 p.m. with matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. Visit www.americancentury.org for more.

Port City Playhouse presents “The Dresser” April 11-26. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. with one performance on Tuesday, April 22 at 8 p.m. at Lee Center, 1108 Jefferson St. Visit www.portcityplayhouse.com or 202-637-3833 for prices.

See “Sweet Smell of Success” from April 18 through May 3 at Thomas Jefferson Theatre, 125 S. Old Glebe Road. Follows the rise and fall of Sidney Falcone. Visit www.thearlingtonplayers.org or 703-549-1063 for more.

See “Am I Black Enough Yet?” by Clinton Johnston through May 3 at Theatre on the Run, 3700 S. Four Mile Run Drive. Visit www.chartertheatre.org or 202-333-7009 for more information.

Classika Theater presents “The Story of the Lost Sock” through May 4 with performances on Saturdays and Sundays at 12:30 p.m. at the theater, 4041 Campbell Ave, Arlington. Tickets are $12/advance, $15/door. Visit www.classika.org or 703-824-6200 for more.

See “Momotaro” through May 18 at Classika Theatre, 4041 S. 28th Street Columbia Pike. It is a classic Japanese tale about a boy born from a peach. Visit www.classika.org or 703-824-6200 for times or prices.

Signature Theatre, 4200 Campbell Ave., presents “The Happy Time” by Kander and Ebb through June 1. Listen to the story of Jacques Bonnard. Visit www.signature-theatre.org or 703-820-9771 for tickets and times.