- The Washington Times - Wednesday, February 2, 2005


Black Milk

• Two young Russian drifters from Moscow travel to the rural areas to steal from the peasants. 8 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday. Through Feb. 20. Studio Theatre, 14th and P streets NW. $25-$48.


• Artistic Director Paata Tsikurishvili reveals his vision of 21st-century culture. 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday. Through March 6. Classika Theatre, 4041 S. 28th St., Arlington. $24-$29. 703/824-8060.


• Alexey Tolstoy’s reworking of the “Pinocchio” story. Noon Sunday. Through March 6. Classika Theatre, 4041 S. 28th St., Arlington. $12.75-$15. 703/824-6200.


• The 2000 Tony Award winner for best musical and best choreography, comprising three thematically linked short stories. 8 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 1 and 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Feb. 8-13. Warner Theatre, 13th and E streets NW. $34-$64. 202/397-SEAT.

The Death of Meyerhold

• Based on the spectacular life and death of Russian theater artist Vsevolod Meyerhold, whose avant-garde work flouted Stalin’s regime. 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Sunday. Through Feb. 13. Studio Theatre Secondstage, 1333 P Street NW. $25. 202/332-3300.

Fallen From Proust

• Three hip thirtysomethings manipulate an ever-changing triangle of friendship, love and Clumber spaniels. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday. Through Feb. 20. Signature Theatre, 3806 S. Four Mile Run Drive, Arlington. $25-$39. 703/218-6500.

Hallelujah, Baby!

• Follow young Georgina from decade to decade as she dreams of trading in her maid’s mop for the excitement of the stage. 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 Feb. 13. Kreeger Theater at Arena Stage, 1101 Sixth St. SW. $52-$66. 202/488-3300.


• The patron saint of the Priseaux, France, monastery hasn’t worked a miracle in 13 years, but that changes when a one-eyed minstrel makes an inspired suggestion. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 2:30 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Through Feb. 6. The Washington Stage Guild, 4018 Argyle Terrace NW. $20-$30. 240/582-0050.

Intimations for Saxophone

• Lily Laird finds herself trapped in a loveless marriage during the life-of-excess jazz age, when young Americans were learning to shed their Victorian clothes and morals for a dazzling, exuberant lifestyle. 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 Feb. 27. Fichandler Theater at Arena Stage, 1101 Sixth St. SW. $45-$66. 202/488-3300.

Kimberly Akimbo

• Kimberly is 16 years old with a rare health condition; her father is rarely sober, and her mother is a hypochondriac, but coping with her lunatic family pales against the thrill of her first love. 8 p.m. Friday, 2:30 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Through Feb. 20. Rep Stage at Howard County Community College, 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia, Md.$10-$23. 410/772-4900.


• Lorenzo de Medici is Alfred de Musset’s bold and broad character in this tale of political intrigue, moral dilemmas and individual heroism. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Through March 6. The Shakespeare Theatre, 450 Seventh St. NW. $12.75-$68. 202/547-1122.

The Member of the Wedding

• The 1940s coming-of-age story explores the lives of an introspective 12-year-old white girl and the family’s black maid. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Feb. 4-27. Ford’s Theatre, 511 10th St. NW. $25-$48. 202/347-4833.

On the Record

• Disney’s new musical features performances of more than 50 songs from its most popular films. 8 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 1 and 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Through Jan. 30. The National Theatre, 1321 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. $41.25-$86.25. 800/447-7400.

Pecan Tan

• When a man discovers he has a daughter he never knew about, preparations for her imminent arrival begin amid family antics. 8 p.m. Thursday-Friday; 2 and 8 Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Feb. 4-27. Presented by the African Continuum Theatre Company at the H Street Playhouse, 1365 H St. NE. $20-$30. 800/494-8497.

Romeo and Juliet

• Shakespeare’s classic tale of two star-crossed lovers and one family feud. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Through Feb. 20. Folger Theatre, 201 East Capitol St. SE. $25-$48. 202/554-7077.

Shear Madness

• The long-running whodunit comedy continues indefinitely. 8 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 9 p.m. Friday, 6 and 9 p.m. Saturday, 3:30 and 7 p.m. Sunday. Kennedy Center Theater Lab, F Street and New Hampshire Avenue NW. $34. 202/467-4600.

The Tattooed Girl

• Joyce Carol Oates’ latest stage work about the relationship between a brilliant, disease-addled Jewish writer and his new assistant, who brings with her a dysfunctional, drug-addicted and anti-Semitic past. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 8 p.m. Saturday, 3 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Through Feb. 20. Theatre J at the D.C. Jewish Community Center, 1529 16th St. NW. $10-$36. 800/494-8497.


The Capitol Steps

Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202/432-SEAT.

• The musical and political satire troupe. 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday. $31.50.

Comedy Sportz D.C.

Ballston Common Mall, Old Vic Arena, 4238 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703/294-LAFF

• Teams of comedians battle each other in competitive improv comedy sketches. 8 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 7:30 and 10 p.m. Saturday. $8-$12.

Under the Beltway

Stage Door Restaurant and Bar, 1324 King St., Alexandria. 703/798-1064.

• Improvisational comedy. 8:30-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday. $7.


Murder Upon Request

• The interactive comedy-mystery group performs plays at two locations: “A Deadly Private Party” at Alfio’s La Trattoria, 4515 Willard Ave., Chevy Chase, and “Just Killing Time” at the Arlington Hilton, 950 N. Stafford St., Arlington. 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday; 1 p.m. Sunday. $55. Both run indefinitely. 703/379-8108.


Dance Place

3225 Eighth St. NE. 202/269-1600.

• Washington Reflections Dance Company. 8 p.m. Feb. 12; 4 p.m. Feb. 13. $6-$18.

George Mason University Center for the Arts

Concert Hall, Main campus, Braddock and Chain Bridge roads, Fairfax. 703/218-6500 tickets, 703/993-8888 information.

• Moiseyev Dance Company. 8 p.m. Feb. 4. $22-$44.

George Washington University Lisner Auditorium

21st and H streets NW. 301/808-6900.

• “Flamenco Dancing on Lisner’s Stage - Starring You.” 7 p.m. Feb. 3. $15.

• “Ballet Flamenco Sara Baras: Suenos (Dreams.)” 8 p.m. Feb. 5-6. $20-$75.

Kennedy Center

Opera House, F Street and New Hampshire Avenue NW. 202/467-4600.

• American Ballet Theatre, “Giselle.” 7:30 p.m. Feb. 6. $29-$99.

• American Ballet Theatre, Michel Fokine Masterworks. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 4-5. $29-$99.

• American Ballet Theatre, “Swan Lake.” 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8-13. $29-$99


Adelphi Mill Recreation Center

8402 Riggs Road, Adelphi. 301/699-1477.

• Square Roots square-dance teaching club presents a series of dance lessons. 8 p.m. Monday. $32.

Avalon Studio

15 Mellor Ave., Catonsville, Md. 410/869-9771.

• Swing dancing second and fourth Saturdays. Beginners workshop 8-9 p.m., dancing 9 p.m.-midnight. $10.

• Swing dancing 8:30-10:30 p.m. Thursday. $5.

Dance Factory

954 N. Monroe St., Arlington. 703/528-9770. www.dancefactory.com.

• Beginning to advanced ballroom, Latin and swing classes. 7-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday. Four weeks. $59.

• Ballroom, Latin, swing combo dances. 7-10:30 p.m. Friday. $10-$11; admission includes lessons.

• Country and swing dance every second Saturday. 8:30 p.m. lesson, 9 p.m.-midnight dance. $10.

• Contemporary Ballroom dances and practice parties. Saturday nights. $9-$10. Call for times.

• Social Ballroom dancing. 7-10 p.m. Sunday. $9.

Dance Studio Lioudmila

18 Roth St., Alexandria. Private lessons and group classes, beginning to advanced ballroom, Latin and swing; no partners necessary. 703/751-8868.

• Tea dance, includes lesson and refreshments. 1-3:15 p.m. Fridays. $8.

• Dance party. 7:30-8:30 p.m. group class, 8:30-11 p.m. dance party. Saturdays. $10.

Friday Night Swing Dance Club

Several locations. Free refreshments. No smoking, no alcohol, no partners necessary. Dance workshops at 8 p.m. 410/583-7337. $12 admission, $10 for members.

Hollywood Ballroom

2126 Industrial Parkway, Silver Spring. 301/622-5494.

• Singles dance party. 8 p.m. lesson, 9 p.m. dance. Friday. $10-$15.

• Social ballroom dancing. 8 p.m. Wednesday, 9 p.m. Saturday. $10-$15.

• Contemporary ballroom dancing. 7 p.m. lesson, 8 p.m. dance. Sunday. $10-$15.

Irish ceili and set dancing

• Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann: Ceili. 8 p.m. second Saturday (September-June). John C. Wood Center, 3730 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax. Bogwanderers Ceili Band. $6-$12. 703/521-4340.

• Greater Washington Ceili Club: Ceili. 5-9 p.m. last Sunday of month (September-June). Cherry Hill Park Conference Center, 9800 Cherry Hill Road (north of Interstate 495), College Park. $12 adults, $8 seniors and students, $5 ages 11-15, $30 family maximum. Band members vary. 301/294-3568.

Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia

8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax. 703/982-0937.

• Israeli dancing with Ethan Halpern. 8-10 p.m. Tuesday. $4-$6.

Knights of Columbus Hall

6111 Columbian Way (state Route 3), Bowie.

• LA Singles Friday Dance. Large wood dance floor accommodates up to 300 singles. Music is Top 40 and old favorites. Suits or dressy casual. 8:30 p.m.-1 a.m. every Friday. $9. 410/721-6666 or 410-674-3737.

The Shark Club

4915 Elmo St., Bethesda. 301/718-4030.

• Swing dance with Tommy Barrick and Friends. Swing lesson during band break. 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. every Tuesday. $7 singles, $10 couples.

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