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Theater and Dance
• A wealthy woman falls into the city’s urban underbelly after she gives a homeless man her lover’s coat. 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. Through July 29. Rorschach Theatre, 1459 Columbia Road NW. $12-$20. 202/452-5538.
• A successful author returns to his hometown when his father’s health fails. 1:45 and 7:45 p.m. Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday; 7:45 p.m. Thursday-Friday. Through Aug. 12. Olney Theatre Center, 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road, Olney. $25-$46. 301/924-3400.
• Michael Frayn’s intellectual drama of mid-century West German politics and the spy scandal that engulfed Chancellor Willy Brandt's government. 8 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 7:30 Sunday. Through Aug. 12. Olney Theatre Center, 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road, Olney. 301/924-3400.
• Irish playwright Tom Murphy adapts a 19th-century American temperance play to Ireland in the 1800s. 8 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday. Through July 29. Solas Nua at Georgetown University’s Devine Theatre, Davis Arts Center, 37th and O St. NW. $15-$20. 800/494-TIXS.
• The Gospel according to St. Matthew, told through clowning, charades and vaudeville. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 1:30 and 7:30 Saturday, 1:30 and 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Through July 29. Olney Theatre Center, 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road, Olney. $25-$46. 301/924-3400.
• Commanded by his father’s ghost to seek revenge, Hamlet struggles with the human and spiritual costs of pursuing justice. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, 8 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Through July 29. Shakespeare Theatre Company, 450 Seventh St. NW. $19-$76.25. 202/547-1122.
•Lovers renew a tumultuous affair after a three-year separation in pre-World War II Italy. 8:45 p.m. Friday. 1:45 p.m. Sunday. 7 p.m. Monday. Through July 29. Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, 641 D St. NW. $15. 202/393-3939.
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