- The Washington Times - Wednesday, January 5, 2005

OPENING

• Bohemians — Classika Theatre. Artistic Director Paata Tsikurishvili reveals his vision of 21st-century culture. Opens tomorrow. 703/824-8060.

• Fallen From Proust — Signature Theatre. Three hip thirtysomethings manipulate an ever-changing triangle of friendship, love and Clumber spaniels. Opens Tuesday. 703/218-6500.

• Incorruptible — The Washington Stage Guild. The patron saint of a French monastery hasn’t worked a miracle in 13 years, but that changes when a one-eyed minstrel makes an inspired suggestion. Opens tonight. 240/582-0050.

• Romeo and Juliet — Folger Theatre. Shakespeare’s classic tale of two star-crossed lovers and one family feud. Opens Wednesday. 202/554-7077.

• Sacred Cows — Charter Theatre Company. A comedic look at the state of religion in America. Opens tomorrow. 202/333-7009.

• The Tattooed Girl — Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company and Theatre J. Joyce Carol Oates’ latest stage work about the relationship between a brilliant disease-addled Jewish writer and a new assistant who brings with her a dysfunctional, drug-addicted and anti-Semitic past. Opens Tuesday at the D.C. Jewish Community Center. 800/494-8497.

NOW PLAYING

• Charlotte’s Web — Imagination Stage — ***1/2. E.B. White’s classic 1952 children’s book, “Charlotte’s Web,” touches on kindness, salvation, and the cycle of life without pandering to children or shielding them from the universal truth that things die yet live on in our memories and our sadness. It’s brought to life by Imagination Stage with all its melancholy and simple goodness gloriously intact. Through Sunday. 301/280-1660. Reviewed by Jayne Blanchard.MAXIMUM RATING: FOUR STARS

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