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Macbeth

{bullet} Shakespeare’s tragedy of the lust for power and the betrayal of friends. 8 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Through Sunday July 15. Washington Shakespeare Company at the Clark Street Playhouse, 601 S. Clark St., Arlington. $25-$35. 703/418-4808.

My Name is Rachel Corrie

{bullet} A monologue inspired by the true story of an American peace activist who was crushed by an Israeli bulldozer in Gaza. Showtimes vary. Through July 29. Contemporary American Theater Festival, Studio Theater, Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, W.Va. $26-$36. Festival packages available. 800/999-2283.

1001

{bullet} This take on the on the classic “1001 Nights” investigates the human condition like a freely associative time machine. Showtimes vary. Through July 29. Contemporary American Theater Festival, Frank Center Theater, Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, W.Va. $26-$36. Festival packages available. 800/999-2283.

Pangs of the Messiah

{bullet} A family exhibits widely divergent responses after a peace treaty is signed between the Israeli government and the Palestinian Authority. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 8 p.m. Saturday, 3 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Through July 22. Theater J, 1529 16th St. NW. $15-$45. 800/494-8497.

The Phantom of the Opera

{bullet} Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical about a mysterious man who lives under the Paris Opera House and his obsession with a chorus girl named Christine Daae. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Through Aug. 12. Kennedy Center Opera House, F Street and New Hampshire Avenue NW. $36-$94. 202/467-4600.

The Pursuit of Happiness

{bullet} A middle-class family in Maine mounts a quest for wealth, joy and intellectual challenge. Showtimes vary. Through July 29. Contemporary American Theater Festival, Frank Center Theater, Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, W.Va. $26-$36. Festival packages available. 800/999-2283.

Pygmalion

{bullet} A British linguistics expert meets his match when he transforms a cockney girl into a refined young lady. 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Through Aug. 6. Quotidian Theatre Company at The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St., Bethesda. $20. 301/816-1023.

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