- The Washington Times - Thursday, April 10, 2008

STAGE

Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

University Boulevard and Stadium Drive, University of Maryland, College Park. 301/405-ARTS, claricesmithcenter.umd.edu

• Take Five: Debra Mims: Madness, Menopause & More. An autobiographical “hotflash” monologue. Laboratory Theatre. 5:30 p.m. April 15. Free.

George Washington University Lisner Auditorium

730 21st St. NW. 202/994-6800, 301/808-6900 or ticketmaster.com; www.lisner.org

• Ira Glass. The thought-provoking host of Public Radio International’s “This American Life” tells radio stories. 8 p.m. April 12. $35, $40.

Kennedy Center

Millennium Stage, F Street and New Hampshire Avenue NW. Performances start at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Free. 202/467-4600, www.kennedy-center.org

• ITheatrics Broadway Junior All Stars in “The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley Junior.” Young performers from the New York area. April 19.

Studio Theatre

1501 14th St. NW. 202/332-3300, www.studiotheatre.org

• Rainpan 43: The New Absurd. A performance series by paragons of “the new vaudeville,” Trey Lyford and Geoff Sobell. Featured: “All Wear Bowlers,” “Amnesia Curiosa,” “Machines Machines Machines Machines Machines Machines Machines.” Mead Theatre. 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays; 2:30 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays. Through April 20. $34-$57.

Washington Stage Guild

Readings of plays under consideration for the 2008-09 season. Mead Theatre Lab, Flashpoint, 916 G St. NW. Admission free; donations accepted. 240-582-0050, www.stageguild.org

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