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<cal1>June 18-27

<cal2>"Last of the Red Hot Lovers." Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m.; Sundays at 2 p.m.; Saturday, June 19 at 7 p.m. followed by reception honoring Tom Farquhar, Bullis Head of School. Adults are $20; seniors/students are $18. Presented by Potomac Theatre Company. At The Bullis School, Blair Family Center for the Arts, 10601 Falls Road, Potomac. For reservations, call 301-299-8571.

<cal1>June 18-20

<cal2>"Hansel & Gretel: The Witch’s Twist." Presented by Adventure Theatre’s "New Plays for Young Performers" series. Featuring young performers from Westland Middle School, Pyle Middle School, Sligo Middle School and Georgetown Day School. Tickets are $10. All performances will take place at The Round House Theatre, 4545 East-West Highway, Bethesda. Tickets can be purchased through the box office by calling 301-634-2270 or online at www.adventuretheatre.org.

<cal1>July 2 Through Aug. 15

<cal2>"If You Give a Pig a Pancake." At Adventure Theater. Tickets can be purchased through the box office by calling 301-634-2270 or online at www.adventuretheatre.org. Tickets are $12 for children 12 and under and $15 for adults. Group rates are available. Children under the age of 1 are free. At Adventure Theatre, 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, MD, 20812 in the historic Glen Echo Park. Visit www.adventuretheatre.org.

<cal1>Now Through June 13

<cal2>"The Red Balloon" - U.S. Premiere. Adventure Theatre brings to the stage the 1956 award winning film "Le Ballon Rouge" by Albert Lamorisse. Pascal, a lonely French boy, befriends an enchanted and sometimes mischievous red balloon. The beguiling pair draw inquisitive looks from adults and the envy of other school children as they wander the streets of Paris. Adapted for the stage by Anthony Clarke. Directed By Roberta Gasbarre. Ages 4 and up. Performances on Saturdays and Sundays, 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. (Additional performances on weekends and weekdays are listed at adventuretheatre.org. Tickets $12, children 12 and under; $15, adults. Call 301-634-2270.

<cal1>June 10-July 25

<cal2>"Sleeping Beauty." Thursdays and Fridays at 10 and 11:30 a.m., and Saturdays and Sundays at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Duration: 45 minutes. Tickets are $10. At the Puppet Co. Playhouse, North Arcade Building of Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo, Md. Call 301-634-5380. Online Ticketing: www.thepuppetco.org

<cal1>June 23-Aug. 14

<cal2>"How I Became a Pirate." A giddy, goofy pirate musical for ages 3 and up. Cost is $10-$21. Matinee performances Tuesday-Friday at 10:30 AM and Saturday & Sunday at 1:30 and 4 p.m. See website (www.imaginationstage.org) for exact calendar; this show plays in repertory with Pirates! A Boy at Sea. At Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Avenue, Bethesda. Call 301-280-1660

<cal1>"Tiny Tots"

<cal2>June 19 — "Animal Crackers," Saturday, 10 a.m.

June 23 — "World on a String," Wednesday, 10 a.m.

June 26 — "Second-Hand Stars," Saturday, 10 a.m.

The Puppet Co. presents "Tiny Tots @ 10," a program designed for our youngest theater patrons (ages 0 - 4). The shows are shorter, the lights stay on, the doors stay open and the show is set up on the floor!

Performances on select Wednesdays and Saturdays each month at 10 a.m. Tickets, $5, adults and children (including babies). Reservations strongly recommended. Call (301) 634-5380 visit www.thepuppetco.org.

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.