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Theatre Listings April 24-30

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>Other News

</b> Auditions for "Hot Mikado," Aldersgate Church Community Theater's (ACCT) 2008 summer musical production, will take place on Saturday, April 26 from 2-4 p.m., and Sunday, April 27 at 7 p.m.-9 p.m. at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 1301 Collingwood Drive. All roles are open. Bring conflicts from April 28 – July 12, a recent photo, and a list of theater and/or performance credits and experience. Performance dates are June 20 – July 12, 2008. For additional information, call 703-660-2611 or acctonline.org.

<b>Just Starting

</b> Teatro de la Luna presents “Volvio Una Noche” (She Returned One Night) from May 8 through May 31 at Gunston Arts Center, Theatre Two, 2700 S. Lang St. Performances are Thursdays-Saturdays at 8p.m. and Saturday matinees at 3 p.m. Tickets range between $20-$30. Visit www.teatrodelaluna.org or 703-548-3092.

<b>Last Chance

</b> 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.

<b>Ongoing Events

</b> See “Sweet Smell of Success” 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.

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.

Tapestry Theatre Company’s last production will be William Shakespeare’s “Richard III” which will run May 9 through May 24 at the Lee Center Kaufmann auditorium in Alexandria. Shows will run Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. with two Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Tickets: $13/seniors and students - $15 regular adult. Visit www.tapestrytheatre.com or www.tapestryrichard3.net or call 703-960-3398.

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.