1101 Sixth St. SW, Washington; 202/488-3300; arenastage.org
"The Music Man" is about a smooth-talking "professor" who has everyone eating out of the palm of his hand--and the citizens of River City, Iowa, are his latest marks. Through July 22. Fichandler Stage. $46-$91.
"The Normal Heart" features its Broadway cast members Patrick Breen and Luke MacFarlane, and TV actress Patricia Wetting. Through July 29. Kreeger Theater. $40-$94.
"Last of the Red Hot Lovers," a comedy in three acts by Neil Simon. June 15-16 and June 22-23 at 8 p.m. $10.
HENLEY STREET THEATRE
Center for the Performing Arts, 2106 N. Hamilton St., Richmond; 800/514-3849; henleystreettheatre.org
"Yellowman," a finalist for the 2002 Pulitzer Prize in Drama, is a coming-of-age drama, a family tragedy, a social critique and a moving love story. Through June 16. $15-$27.
2700 F St. NW, Washington; 800/444-1324, 202/467-4600; kennedy- center.org
"Memphis" takes place in the smoky halls and underground clubs of the segregated 1950s. Opera House. Through July 1. $39-$115.
RIVERSIDE DINNER THEATER
Off U.S. 17 in Falmouth; 540/370-4300; riversidedt.com
"Anything Goes," a Cole Porter musical, tells the story of an ambitious but bumbling broker trying to win back his boss aboard a ship and the colorful characters he encounters. Dinner service starts two hours before show time. Thursday through Saturday evenings with Wednesday and Sunday matinees. Through July 22. $37-$58.
"God of Carnage" is a dark comedy about two upper-class couples torn by a playground incident between their sons. Through June 24. Ark Theater. $56-$80.
"Xanadu" is a romantic comedy on wheels. Through July 1. MAX Theater. $63 and up.
1501 14th St. NW, Washington; 202/332-3300; studio theatre.org.
"The Animals and Children Took to the Streets" is part Charles Dickens, part Tim Burton. Through July 1.
7853 Main St., Middletown, 540/869-1776; wayside theatre.org
"Hank Williams: Lost Highway" tells the story of one of country music's greatest legends. Through June 30. $25-$30.
WOOLLY MAMMOTH THEATRE COMPANY
641 D St. NW, Washington, 202/393-3939; woolly mammoth.net.
"Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play" follows a group of tenacious Armageddon survivors reminiscing about "The Simpsons." Through July 1. $35 and up; Cheap Date performance June 17: all tickets $20.
UNIVERSITY OF MARY WASHINGTON
George Washington Hall, Dodd Auditorium, Fredericksburg; 540/654-1012; umw.edu
Operafest features performances from many different operas by students. June 22-23. Free.
--Compiled by Gail Choochan
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