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Theatre Listings March 27-April 2

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> 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.

The American Century Theatre presents “The Eccentricities of a Nightingale” from April 4-26 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.

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

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 from April 11 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.

<b>Last Chance

</b> Keegan Theatre presents “The Hostage” through March 29 at the Church Street Theater, 1742 Church Street NW, Washington, D.C. The play is a tragic comedy with Irish music. Performances are Thursdays-Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. $30/person with discounts available. Visit www.keegantheatre.com or 703-892-0202.

The American Century Theater will perform Kurt Vonnegut’s “Happy Birthday, Wanda June” through March 29 at Theatre II Gunston Arts Center, 2700 S. Lang St. The play finds Harold Ryan coming home from war to find his wife fending off a variety of suitors. Performances are Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 p.m. with Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2:30 p.m. Visit www.americancentury.org for more.

<b>Ongoing Events

</b> Keegan Theatre presents “Last Days of the Killone Players” by Eric Lucas. Hear stories and buried secrets as an amateur theatre group comes together for the first read of their final production. Runs through April 5 at Theatre on the Run, 3700 S. Four Mile Run Drive. Performances are Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. Tickets: $20 adults/$15 students and seniors.

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.

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” from March 22 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.