Local Theater

Local Theater

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<ro>Ongoing Events

<lst> See "Rosa de Dos Aromas (Two-Scented Rose)" at Gunston Arts Center, 2700 S. Lang St., from now through June 13. $25/person; $20/student, senior. Visit www.teatrodelaluna.org or 703-548-3092.

"Tomorrow’s Stars," summer drama camp by The Little Theatre of Alexandria. For children ages 5-12. Early June offerings include a mornings-only drama camp for rising K-2nd graders. Mid-summer session features a two-week camp that features morning drama classes and/or afternoon musical theatre instruction. Contact the theatre office weekdays at 703-683-5778, ext.2, or check for classes on the web site: http://www.thelittletheatre.com.

"Giant" through May 31 at Signature Theatre, 4200 Campbell Ave. Based on the novel by Edna Ferber. $49-$77/person. Visit www.signature-theatre.org or 703-573-SEAT.

"The Prince Who Hopped a Bus" is playing through May 29. Natural Theatricals presents FREE evenings of storytelling and spoken word. This original program is suitable for families and recommended for audiences ages 8 to 88. Advance tickets or reservations are not needed. Friday, May 22, and Friday, May 29. All performances start at 7:30 p.m. at The Lyceum, 201 South Washington St. Contact info@naturaltheatricals.com or call Brian at 703-739-9338. www.naturaltheatricals.com.

MetroStage, 1201 N. Royal St., presents "Heroes" extended through May 31. Performances are Thursdays and Fridays at 8 p.m.; Saturdays at 5 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets $40-45. Visit www.metrostage.org or 800-494-8497 or 703-548-9044 for tickets.

Signature Theatre presents "See What I Wanna See" through May 31 at Ark Theatre, 4200 Campbell Ave. Tickets range between $49-$77. Visit www.signature-theatre.org for more.

Port City Playhouse presents "The Curious Savage" from May 29 through June 14 at Lee Center for the Performing Arts, 1108 Jefferson St. Shows are Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 8 p.m. with special Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. Visit www.portcityplayhouse.com for more.

See "Legacy of Light" through June 14 at Arena Stage. Tickets are $25-$66/person. Visit www.arenastage.org or 202-488-3300.

Signature Theatre presents Partial Eclipse, a rock song cycle by Matt Conner directed by Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer, running June 10 through 13 in Signature’s MAX Theatre. Performance dates are June 10 and 11 at 8:30 p.m. and June 12 and 13 at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $30 each and can be purchased at the box office or by calling Ticketmaster at 703-573-SEAT (7328) or visiting www.signature-theatre.org.

Theater of the First Amendment presents the 9th Annual First Light Play Discovery Program Professional Weekend on Saturday, June 13. Featured works will be "The Bay of Fundy" by Sherry Kramer at noon, "Refugee Blues" by Wendy L. Anderson at 3 p.m., and "24, 7, 365" by Jennifer L. Nelson at 6 p.m. on the George Mason University campus in Fairfax. For more information: www.theaterofthefirstamendment.org Admission is free.

"Jeffrey" runs May 29-June 13 with performances Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. A Thursday night performance will take place on June 11, at 8 p.m. All performances will be held at the Gunston Arts Center - Theater One, located at 2700 S. Lang Street in Arlington. Tickets are $17 for adults and $15 for seniors and juniors. Seating is general admission; Tickets are available online for pre-purchase at www.DominionStage.org. Reservations can be made online or by calling 703-683-0502.

See "Lincolnesque" June 4 through June 28 at Theatre on the Run, 3700 S. Four Mile Run Drive. $25/person; $20/student, senior. Visit www.keegantheatre.com for more.

Auditions for "Beauty & the Beast" June 9-10, from 7-9 p.m. at Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre, 125 S. Old Glebe Road, Arlington. Teens and adults ages 15 and older. Go to www.encorestage.org. Performance dates: July 24-Aug. 2, Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 2 and 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m.

Synthetic Theater 2009-10 season:

* "Dracula" directed by Paata Tsikurishvili, Sept. 25-Nov. 15 at the Rosslyn Spectrum.

* "Antony and Cleopatra" directed by Paata Tsikurishvili, Jan. 28-Feb. 28, 2010, at the Lansburgh Theatre;

* "Metamorphosis" directed by Derek Gooldman, April 9-May 22, 2010, at the Rosslyn Spectrum;

* "Othello" directed by Paata Tsikurishvili, May 27-June 13, 2010, at the Family Theater, The Kennedy Center.

Order tickets by calling 800-494-8497.

Synetic Theater, 4041 Campbell Ave., Arlington.