6 N. Laurel St., Richmond. 804/592-3368; altriatheater.com
“Dancing with the Stars: Live!” featuring the TV show’s professional dancers in a brand-new production, showcasing every type of dance style ranging from tango to foxtrot, cha-cha to waltz—and everything in between. Jan. 9. $59.50-$89.50.
Broadway in Richmond: “Cats,” Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical adapted from T.S. Eliot’s “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats.” Feb. 4-9. $39.50-$88.50.
1101 Sixth St. SW, Washington, D.C. 202/488-3300; arenastage.org
“A Thousand Splendid Suns” follows the lives of two Afghan women who are inextricably bound together in war-ravaged Kabul. Kreeger Theater. Jan. 17 to March 1.
Dominion Energy Center, 600 E. Grace St., Richmond. 800/514-3849; DominionEnergyCenter.com
“The Simon & Garfunkel Story,” an immersive concert-style theater show chronicling the journey shared by the folk-rock duo. Featuring full live band performing all the hits including “Mrs. Robinson,” “Cecilia,” “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” “Homeward Bound” and many more. Jan. 9. $28.50-$68.50.
FAUQUIER COMMUNITY THEATRE
Theatre at Vint Hill, 4225 Aiken Drive, Warrenton. 540/349-8760; fctstage.org
“Rabbit Hole,” by David Lindsay-Abaire. Jan. 24 to Feb. 9.
201 E. Capitol St. SE, Washington, D.C. 202/544-7077; folger.edu/theatre
“The Merry Wives of Windsor,” Shakespeare’s delightful comedy on love, money, deception and the power of women. Jan. 14 to March 1. $27-$85.
511 10th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 202/347-4833; fords.org
“Silent Sky,” an inspiring drama about Henrietta Leavitt and her fellow women “computers” who transformed the science of astronomy. Jan. 24 to Feb. 23. Recommended for 10 and older. $20-$70.
GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY
Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. 703/993-8888; cfa.gmu.edu
Shen Yun, a multidimensional, inspiring journey through one of humanity’s greatest treasures—the five millennia of traditional Chinese culture. Jan. 16-19. $80 and up.
Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas. 703/993-7759; hyltoncenter.org
Dance Etcetera: 39th Annual Winter Concert, Jan. 11. $24.
2700 F St. NW, Washington, D.C. 800/444-1324; kennedy-center.org
“My Fair Lady,” national tour of Lincoln Center Theater revival directed by Bartlett Sher. Opera House. Through Jan. 19. $39-$159.
“Come From Away,” the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Eisenhower Theater. Recommended for age 10 and up. Through Jan. 5. $49-$169.
Broadway Center Stage: “Next to Normal,” Pulitzer Prize-winning musical about a suburban family struggling with the effects of mental illness. Starring Tony winner Rachel Bay Jones and Tony nominee Brandon Victor Dixon. Eisenhower Theater. Jan. 29 to Feb. 3.
MOSAIC THEATER COMPANY
Atlas Performing Arts Center, Lang Theatre, 1333 H St. NE, Washington, D.C. mosaictheater.org
“Eureka Day,” a comedy about a school’s board of directors dealing with a mumps outbreak. Through Jan. 5.
THE NATIONAL THEATRE
1321 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. 800/514-3849; TheNationalDC.com. Ticket lottery: Twenty ($25) tickets will be available to purchase for each Broadway at the National performance. Details at thenationaldc.com/ticket-lottery.
“Jersey Boys” tells the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. Through Jan. 5. Recommended for ages 12 and up, and contains authentic, profane Jersey language.
RIVERSIDE CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
Off U.S. 17 in Falmouth. 540/370-4300; riversidedt.com
“Grease,” a rollicking musical about a group of high schoolers experiencing love and heartbreak during the 1950s. Jan. 8 to March 15. $37-$72.
SHAKESPEARE THEATRE COMPANY
Sidney Harman Hall, 610 F St. NW, Washington, D.C. 202/547-1122; shakespearetheatre.org
“Peter and Wendy,” featuring an adaptation by Lauren Gunderson. Through Jan. 12. Recommended for audiences 5 years and older.
4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington. 703/820-9771; signature-theatre.org
“Ol’ Blue Eyes: Frank Sinatra,” a cabaret featuring all of his famous tunes, including “Fly Me to the Moon,” “Strangers in the Night,” “The Way You Look Tonight” and more. Jan. 7-18.
“A Chorus Line,” Broadway classic reimagined with new design and choreography. Through Jan. 5. Sold out; check back as returns may become available.
VIRGINIA REPERTORY THEATRE
The November Theatre, 114 W. Broad St., Richmond. 804/282-2620; va-rep.org
Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella.” Through Jan. 5. $36 and up.
Hanover Tavern, 13181 Hanover Courthouse Road, Hanover. 804/282-2620; va-rep.org
“Always... Patsy Cline,” based on a true story about Cline’s friendship with Houston fan Louise Seger. Through Jan. 5. $44 and up.
WOOLLY MAMMOTH THEATRE
641 D St. NW, Washington, D.C. 202/393-3939; woollymammoth.net
The Second City: “She the People: The Resistance Continues!” satirizes the reality of being a woman in this wild world, exploding the myths and misrepresentations surrounding body positivity, bachelorettes, Beyoncé, and the 2020 ballot. Through Jan. 5. $38 and up.