Spunk

Drew Drake as Folk Man 3 and Ines Nassara as Folk Woman star in ‘Spunk,’ based on three short stories by Zora Neale Hurston, now onstage in Signature Theatre’s intimate ARK Theatre through June 23.

ANACOSTIA PLAYHOUSE

2020 Shannon Place SE, Washington, D.C. 202/241-2539; theateralliance.com

“Klytmnestra: An Epic Slam Poem,” fusing Kabuki, African dance and Greek myth, is a dynamic retelling of the classic tale written to vindicate a mother slain by her own son’s hand. Through June 16. $30-$40.

ARENA STAGE

1101 Sixth St. SW, Washington, D.C. 202/488-3300; arenastage.org

“Jubilee,” a cappella music-infused play inspired by the world-renowned Fisk Jubilee Singers. Kreeger Theater. Through June 2. $41-$95.

CAT THEATRE

319 N. Wilkinson Road, Henrico. 804/262-9760; cattheatre.com

“Office Hours,” by Norm Foster, follows six different stories unfolding at the same time in a race toward quitting time. June 7-22. $13-$33.

CHARLOTTESVILLE OPERA

The Paramount Theater, 215 E. Main St., Charlottesville. theparamount.net

“Camelot,” Lerner and Loewe’s classic tale follows a young King Arthur, whose ideals are tested when his queen, Guenevere, falls in love with the knight Lancelot. July 13-14, July 17, July 19 and July 21. $12-$75.

COALITION THEATER

8 W. Broad St., Richmond. rvacomedy.com, 2ndbestfest.com

2nd Best Comedy Fest V, featuring shows, workshops and parties with local and national comedy acts. June 6-8.

DOMINION ENERGY CENTER

600 E. Grace St., Richmond. 804/592-3330; dominionenergycenter.com

Central Virginia Dance Academy: “Passports Please!” Carpenter Theatre. June 1-2. $9-$16.

Comedian Tom Segura. June 13. $37-$77.

FOLGER THEATRE

201 E. Capitol St., SE, Washington, D.C. 202/544-7077; folger.edu/theatre

“Love’s Labor’s Lost,” Shakespeare’s comedy about lovers and clowns, foolery and the follies of the heart. Through June 16. $42-$79.

GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY

Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. 703/993-8888; cfa.gmu.edu

National Community Band Festival. June 1. $5-$12.

Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas. hyltoncenter.org

Manassas Chorale: “Silver Salute (to the Red White and Blue).” May 31. $18-$20.

Virginia National Ballet: Spring Recital. June 1. $15-$25.

Axial Dance: “Elements,” an exploration of earth, air, fire and water through dance. June 2. $10.

Boyle School of Irish Dance: Recital. June 2. $12.

KENNEDY CENTER

2700 F St. NW, Washington, D.C. 800/444-1324; kennedy-center.org

Ballet Across America with Dance Theatre of Harlem and Miami City Ballet, Opera House. Through June 2. $29-$119.

“Hello, Dolly!” starring Broadway legend Betty Buckley. Opera House. June 4 to July 7. $49-$159.

“Byhalia, Mississippi,” Evan Linder’s timely and heartwarming comedy about race, infidelity and family. June 7 to July 7. $49-$89.

“HERStory: Love Forever, Hip Hop,” fully staged play examines the role of women in Hip Hop. Family Theater. June 14–15.

“Shear Madness,” a whodunit that holds the Guinness world record as the longest-running play in America. Theater Lab. Ongoing. $54 and up.

LOW PLAYERS

LOW Community Center, 110 Sweetbriar Park Road, Locust Grove. 540/972-6385; lowplayers.org

“Full Circle,” starring Michelle Ditzler, features classic Broadway songs and old standards. June 22-23. $21 adults, $16 students.

MOSAIC THEATER COMPANY

Atlas Performing Arts Center, Lang Theatre, 1333 H St. NE, Washington, D.C. mosaictheater.org

“Sooner/Later” navigates the paths of romance, marriage and parenting while exploring the pains and pleasures of all three. Through June 16.

MUSEUM OF THE BIBLE

Pure Flix World Theatre, 400 Fourth St. SW, Washington, D.C. 866/430-MOTB; MuseumoftheBible.org

“Amazing Grace,” one-act version of the inspirational Broadway musical. Through Aug. 18. $50-$65.

QUILL THEATRE

Agecroft Hall, 4305 Sulgrave Road, Richmond. 804/340-0115 or quilltheatre.org; 804/353-4241 or agecrofthall.org

21st Annual Richmond Shakespeare Festival: “The Tempest,” June 6-30; “The Compleat Wrks of Wllm Shkspr,” July 6; and an all-female “The Taming of the Shrew,” July 11-Aug. 4. $20-$35.

RICHMOND TRIANGLE PLAYERS

Robert B. Moss Theatre, 1300 Altamont Ave., Richmond. rtriangle.org

“Grey Gardens,” musical based on the iconic documentary about Jackie O’s most infamous relatives. June 12 to July 13. $10-$40.

RIVERSIDE CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

Off U.S. 17 in Falmouth. 540/370-4300; riversidedt.com

“The Pirates of Penzance” places Gilbert and Sullivan’s beloved comic operetta in late-18th-century Virginia, when King George III ruled the colony. Through July 7. $37-$72; show-only tickets available.

ROUND HOUSE THEATRE

Lansburgh Theatre, 450 Seventh St. NW, Washington, D.C. 240/644-1100; RoundHouseTheatre.org

“A Doll’s House, Part 2,” a sequel to Henrik Ibsen’s 1879 masterpiece that opens up old wounds with fresh insight, unexpected humor, and modern sensibility. June 5-30. $41-$70.

SHAKESPEARE THEATRE COMPANY

Sidney Harman Hall, 610 F St. NW, Washington, D.C. 202/547-1122; shakespearetheatre.org

“The Oresteia,” the sole surviving trilogy in Greek tragedy: “Agamemnon,” “The Libation Bearers” and “The Eumenides.” Through June 2. Special event: Michael Kahn and Friends: Off the Record, June 3, $10-$20.

SIGNATURE THEATRE

4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington. 703/820-9771; signature-theatre.org

“Spunk,” based on three short stories by Zora Neale Hurston and infused with blues music. Through June 23.

STAGE DOOR PRODUCTIONS

810 Caroline St., third floor. stagedoorproductions.org

“Play On!” a comedy by Rick Abbott. May 31-June 2 and June 7-9.

VIRGINIA REPERTORY THEATRE

The November Theatre, 114 W. Broad St., Richmond. 804/282-2620; va-rep.org

“The Wiz,” based on L. Frank Baum’s “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,” is set to the sounds of R&B, soul and pop. June 21 to Aug. 4. $36 and up.

Theatre Gym, 114 W. Broad St., Richmond. 804/282-2620; va-rep.org

“Gloria” follows editorial assistants at a prestigious Manhattan magazine. Through June 2. $20 and up.

—Compiled by Gail Choochan

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