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Imagination Stage’s performances of "Busytown," suitable for all ages, runs through Nov. 2, playing on Saturdays and Sundays at 12:30 and 3:30 p.m. in the Annette M. and Theordore N. Lerner Family Theatre. For Oct. 25, the show will play at 10:30 a.m. Single tickets range from $10-$21. Shows run roughly 90 minutes, with one intermission. Reservations are recommended. Call the box office at 301-280-1660 or visit www.ImaginationStage.org. Imagination Stage is located 4908 Auburn Avenue, Bethesda and is handicapped accessible.

Wootton High School Center for the Arts will present Tim Kelly’s "Horror High!" a send-up of teen slasher flicks. Show times are: Thursday, Oct. 23, Friday, Oct. 24 and Saturday, Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 for students, $10 for adults (general admission only) and can be purchased at the Wootton Box Office Monday, Oct. 20 through Wednesday, Oct. 22 from 3-6 p.m. and two hours before show times on performance days. Ticket forms are available online at: http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/schools/woottonhs/academics/art/HorrorHighOrderForm.pdf

Winston Churchill High School will perform the award-winning Broadway play "Rent: School Edition" when the curtains go up Oct. 24, 25, 31, and Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the Gertrude Bish Auditorium. The next major event planned is five performances of Walt Disney's classic, "Beauty and the Beast," set for Dec. 5, 6, 7, 12, and 13. The Bish Auditorium at Winston Churchill High School is located at 11300 Gainsborough Road. Tickets for the show cost $12 or $10, depending on seat location, and may be purchased on-line at www.seatyourself.biz/Churchill

"Harold and the Purple Crayon" will be running at The Adventure Theatre at Glen Echo Park on Nov. 3 and Nov. 4, 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Recommended for children Pre-K-grade 6. Performances are Fridays-Sundays. $12/children 12 and under, $15/adults. Call 301-634-2270 or visit www.adventuretheatre.org for tickets and exact show times.

Adventure Theatre continues its literary series with seven popular children’s book adaptations. Experience the journey from reading the books at home to seeing the plays unfold before your eyes. Book Club performances are always on Sundays at 1:30 p.m. at the theatre in Glen Echo Park. Recommended for children ages 4 and up. $10/family. Call 301-634-2270 or visit www.adventuretheatre.org.

"Playing from the Heart," a play inspired by the early life of internationally acclaimed percussionist Evelyn Glennie will be running at the Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave., Bethesda, Nov. 2-Nov. 30 at 7:30 p.m. on Fridays, 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturdays and 4 p.m. on Sundays. Recommended for ages 6 and up. Tickets: $18.50. Call the box office at 301-280-1660 or visit www.ImaginationStage.org.

"Miss Nelson is Missing!," a musical-comedy, will be running at the Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave., Bethesda, Nov. 22-Jan. 4 at 12:30 and 3:30 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Recommended for ages 4 and up. Call the box office at 301-280-1660 or visit www.ImaginationStage.org.

"Zomo the Rabbit: A Hip-Hop Creation Myth," a contemporary, high-energy take on an African tale will be running at the Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave., Bethesda, Jan.24-March 8, 2009 at 12:30 and 3:30 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Recommended for ages 4 and up. Call the box office at 301-280-1660 or visit www.ImaginationStage.org.

"Heidi," a musical re-telling of the classic Victorian-era book, will be running at the Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave., Bethesda, April 4- May 4, 2009 at 12:30 and 3:30 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Recommended for ages 5 and up. Call the box office at 301-280-1660 or visit www.ImaginationStage.org.

"Lyle the Crocodile," a play about a young boy who finds a crocodile in his bathtub, will be running at the Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave., Bethesda, June 23-Aug. 9, 2009 at 12:30 and 3:30 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Recommended for ages 4 and up. Call the box office at 301-280-1660 or visit www.ImaginationStage.org.