Theatre Listings April 8-15

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 or 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 or 703-820-9771 for tickets and times.