- The Washington Times - Thursday, February 28, 2008

CLASSICAL MUSIC

ALDEN THEATRE

1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. 703/790-9223, www.mcleancenter.org

NSO Chamber Ensemble. March 30

Emily Phelps, piano. April 20

Young Soloists Recital. May 18

ATLAS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

1333 H St. NE. 202/399-7993, www.atlasarts.org

Capital City Symphony: Choral Hits. March 30

Levine School: Brahms Birthday Bash. May 1

Capital City Symphony: Cinco de Mayo. May 4

In Series: Fin de Fiesta with pianist Carlo Rodriguez. June 14, 15

CLARICE SMITH PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

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

Post-Classical Ensemble: Artists in Exile. April 6

Irish Chamber Orchestra. April 13

Brentano String Quartet. May 1

DUMBARTON CONCERTS

Dumbarton Church, 3133 Dumbarton St. NW. 202/965-2000, www.dumbartonconcerts.org

Vogler String Quartet, Daniel Mueller-Schott, cello: Simply the Best. April 5

FOLGER SHAKESPEARE LIBRARY

201 East Capitol St. NE. 202/544-7077, www.folger.edu

Folger Consort: Highland Ayres. April 18-20

GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY CENTER FOR THE ARTS

4400 University Drive, Fairfax. 888/945-2468, www.gmu.edu/cfa

Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra: The Eroica Effect. March 30

Chanticleer: My Spirit Sang All Day. April 4

Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel: Austria and Hungary Captivating Continentals. April 13

Virginia Opera: Lucia di Lammermoor. April 18, 20

Fairfax Symphony Orchestra: Masterworks 5. April 26

Fairfax Symphony Orchestra: Masterworks 6. May 10

Fairfax Symphony Orchestra: Peter Boyer’s Ellis Island: The Dream of America. June 14

GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY LISNER AUDITORIUM

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

George Washington University Orchestra. April 6

Washington Concert Opera: Rossini’s Bianca e Falliero. April 13

HARMAN CENTER FOR THE ARTS

610 F St. NW. 202/547-1122, www.shakespearetheatre.org/harmancenter

Washington Bach Consort: Many Moods of Bach. March 30

WPAS: Yuliya Gorenman, piano. May 17

KENNEDY CENTER

Atrium, F Street and New Hampshire Avenue NW. 202/467-4600, kennedy-center.org

Performance Plus Series: When Masters Meet: Grieg and Ibsen. April 17

KENNEDY CENTER

Concert Hall, F Street and New Hampshire Avenue NW. 202/467-4600, kennedy-center.org

NSO: Mark Elder conducting, with Louis Lortie, piano: Prokofiev. March 27-29

NSO: Ivan Fischer conducting: Mahler’s Second Symphony. April 3-5

WPAS: Garrick Ohlsson, piano. April 6

NSO: Yannick Nezet-Seguin conducting, with Julian Rachlin, violin: Shostakovich. April 10-12

Master Chorale of Washington: Let My People Go! A Spiritual Journey Along the Underground Railroad. April 20

Vocal Arts Society: New York Festival of Song. April 22

NSO: Hugh Wolff conducting, with Stephen Hough, piano: Saint-Saens. April 24-26

The Washington Chorus: Songs of the Soul. April 27

WPAS: Orchestre National de France. April 28

Carnegie Mellon School of Music: Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic in Concert. April 29

NSO: Composer Portrait: Copland. May 1-3

Washington DC Band & Orchestra Festival. May 5

NSO, Leonard Slatkin, with Hilary Hahn, violin: Paganini. May 8-10

The Choral Arts Society of Washington: John Adams’ El Nino. May 18

The Richmond Symphony: 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert. May 27

NSO, Vladimir Ashkenazy conducting: All-Sibelius program. May 29-31

NSO, Vladimir Ashkenazy conducting: Grieg’s Peer Gynt. June 5-7

NSO, Leonard Slatkin: Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin in concert. June 12-16

NSO, Leonard Slatkin, with Sol Gabetta, cello: Tchaikovsky. June 26-28

NSO: Salute to Slatkin with Yo-Yo Ma, cello. June 29

KENNEDY CENTER

Family Theater, F Street and New Hampshire Avenue NW. 202/467-4600, kennedy-center.org

James Madison University School of Music: Amadi Hummings and Gabriel Dobner. April 30

Luciana Souza. May 2

James Madison University School of Music: Beth Chandler and Gabriel Dobner. May 11

KENNEDY CENTER

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

Washington National Opera: Rigoletto. March 29-April 13

Washington National Opera: Tamerlano. April 30-May 22

Washington National Opera: Elektra. May 10-27

Washington National Opera: Cavalleria Rusticana in Concert with an Evening of Verismo Masterpieces. May 25-30

KENNEDY CENTER

Terrace Theater, F Street and New Hampshire Avenue NW. 202/467-4600, kennedy-center.org

Young Concert Artists Series: Benjamin Moser, piano. April 8

Pro Musica Hebraica Inaugural Concert. April 10

WPAS: Sergio Tiempo, piano. April 12

Kennedy Center Chamber Players: Works by Brahms, Martinu and Beethoven. April 13

Ariel String Quartet. April 21

Jonathan Biss, piano, and Miriam Fried, violin. May 12

Eighth Blackbird: The Only Moving Thing. May 13

Kennedy Center Chamber Players: Works by Jaffe, Schumann, more. May 18

Friday Morning Music Club: Washington International Competition for Piano. May 25

VSA Arts International Young Soloists Concert. May 29

Trio Mediaeval and Cantus. May 30

I Fagiolini. May 31

THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

Coolidge Auditorium, Jefferson Building, 10 First St. SE. Ticketmaster at 202/397-7328, 703/573-7328 or ticketmaster.com. For information: 202/707-4604, 202/707-5664, www.loc.gov/rr/perform/concert/0708-schedule.html

Beaux Arts Trio. April 1.

Lynn Harrell, cello, with Victor Santiago-Asuncion, piano. April 3.

Skampa Quartet with Iva Bittova, vocals and violin. April 11.

Fabio Biondi and Europa Galante. April 16.

Holloway/Linden/Mortensen Trio. April 17.

Pavel Haas Quartet. April 18.

Camerata Pacifica with Warren Jones, piano. April 24.

Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia. May 2.

St. Petersburg String Quartet with Michael Tree, viola. May 9.

Parker String Quartet and Borromeo String Quartet. May 16.

Pacifica Quartet. May 29.

Barnatan/Ferschtman/Weilerstein Trio. May 31.

THE MANSION AT STRATHMORE

10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. 301/581-5100, www.strathmore.org

Sara Daneshpour, piano. March 27

Angela Taylor, singer-songwriter-flutist. April 2 and 23

The New Century Saxophone Quartet. April 17

Antares. May 15

MUSIC CENTER AT STRATHMORE

5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 301/581-5100, www.strathmore.org

BSO Classical Saturdays: Andre Watts Plays Brahms. March 29

NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART

Sixth Street and Constitution Avenue NW. 202/842-6941, www.nga.gov

Harvard Glee Club. March 23

Elina Vahala, violinist; Mika Rannali, pianist. March 30

Chatham Baroque and Rosa Lamoreaux, soprano. April 6

Kate Hearden, soprano; Marcio Botelho, cellist. April 13

Davidson Fine Arts Chorale. April 20

Zuill Bailey, cellist; Simone Dinnerstein, pianist. April 27

SCHLESINGER CONCERT HALL AND ARTS CENTER

Northern Virginia Community College, 3001 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria. 703/845-6156, www.nvcc.edu/schlesingercenter

The Washington Cultural Group Fund: Valentina Listisa, piano. March 28

Fairfax Choral Society. March 29

U.S. Marine Chamber Orchestra. March 30, May 4, June 14

North American Music Festivals. April 4, 25

Alexandria Symphony Orchestra. April 5, 6; June 8

Festivals of Music. April 11

U.S. Marine Band. April 20, May 11

New Dominion Chorale. April 27

World Folk Music Association Tribute to Tom Paxton Concert. May 3

American Balalaika Symphony. May 17

Capital Wind Symphony. May 18

Virginia Grand Military Band. May 31

Iranian Community School Inc.: Persian classical music. June 7

Rockville Concert Band, Music Celebrations International, National Community Concert Band: Sousa Festival. June 21

Choralis. June 27

WASHINGTON NATIONAL CATHEDRAL

Massachusetts and Wisconsin avenues NW. 202/537-6200, 877/ 537-2228, www.cathedral.org

Mendelssohn: Elijah. May 18

WOLF TRAP: THE BARNS

1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 703/255-1900, 703/255-1868, www.wolftrap.org. Tickets at the box office or at www.tickets.com, 703/218-6500.

The Calder Quartet. April 11

David Finckel and Wu Han. April 25

POP MUSIC

ALDEN THEATRE

1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. 703/790-9223, www.mcleancenter.org

Chris Brubeck’s Triple Play Featuring Peter Madcat Ruth and Joel Brown. April 12

The Clayton Miller Band. May 24.

Jay Ungar and Molly Mason. June 7

THE ATHENAEUM

201 Prince St., Alexandria. Second Thursday Series. 703/548-0035, nvfaa.org

Laura Baron. May 8

BIRCHMERE MUSIC HALL

3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. Tickets through Ticketmaster, 202/397-SEAT. For information, call 703/549-7500.

Ashford and Simpson. March 16.

Nanci Griffith with Peter Cooper. March 17.

Amel Larrieux. March 20.

Tift Merritt with The Everybodyfields. March 21.

Cleve Francis. March 22.

A Fine Frenzy with Ferras. March 23

Buddy Guy. March 26, 27.

Jimmy Thackery and Deanna Bogart. March 28.

The Hooters. March 29

Michael Feinstein. March 30.

Tower of Power. March 31.

SGGL & the Sherpas Birthday Show. April 11

Colin Hay, solo. April 21

CLARICE SMITH PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

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

Take Five: Squeeze Bayou. April 1

Take Five: Kevin Burke and Cal Scott. April 8

DAR CONSTITUTION HALL

1776 D St. NW. 202/628-1776, www.dar.org/conthall. Tickets 703/573-SEAT, 202/397-SEAT, 410/547-SEAT or www.ticketmaster.com

Second Annual Capitol Blues Festival, with Bobby Blue Bland and Clarence Carter. March 28

Ultimate Doo Wop Show. March 29

Honda Civic Tour with Panic at the Disco. April 30

1st MARINER ARENA

201 W. Baltimore St., Baltimore. 410/347-2020, www.baltimorearena.com, 410-547-SEAT or ticketmaster.com

Casting Crowns. March 27

GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY CENTER FOR THE ARTS

4400 University Drive, Fairfax. 888/945-2468, www.gmu.edu/cfa

An Evening with Gerald Albright. May 24

GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY LISNER AUDITORIUM

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

East Village Opera Company. March 29

Zakir Hussein and the Masters of Percussion. April 24

Andy Palacio & the Garifuna Collective. May 3

Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington: America, the Fabulous! June 6, 7

KENNEDY CENTER

Concert Hall, F Street and New Hampshire Avenue NW. 202/467-4600, kennedy-center.org

WPAS: Men and Women of the Gospel Mass Choir. March 30

Dave Brubeck and Ramsey Lewis. April 13

WPAS: Sonny Rollins. April 18

WPAS: Nancy Wilson. April 19

WPAS: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, with Wynton Marsalis. May 7

NSO Pops: Marvin Hamlisch, conductor: A Date with Dave Koz. May 15-17

A Cappella: Singing Solo: Bobby McFerrin Hosts a World of Voices with special guests. June 1

KENNEDY CENTER

Family Theater, F Street and New Hampshire Avenue NW. 202/467-4600, kennedy-center.org

Luciana Souza. May 2

Kenny Barron. May 3

Jazz Reach: She Said/She Says. May 17

KENNEDY CENTER

Terrace Theater and Gallery, F Street and New Hampshire Avenue NW. 202/467-4600, kennedy-center.org

Winard Harper. March 21

Barbara Cook’s Spotlight: Alice Ripley and Emily Skinner. April 11

The Real Ambassadors: Dave Brubeck and Dr. Billy Taylor. April 12

Broadway Up Close and Personal: Charles Strouse. May 14

Mary Lou Williams and the 13th annual Women in Jazz Festival. May 15-17

Congressional Chorus: Bernstein and Sondheim, American Masters. June 7

Barbara Cook’s Spotlight: Brent Barrett. June 28

THE MANSION AT STRATHMORE

10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. 301/581-5100, www.strathmore.org

Angela Taylor, singer-songwriter, flutist. April 2 and 23.

MEXICAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE

2829 16th St. NW. 202/728-1647, portal.sre.gob.mx/imw

In Series: Viva Zarzuela! March 28-April 6. www.inseries.org

MUSIC CENTER AT STRATHMORE

5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 301/581-5100, www.strathmore.org

Anne Murray. March 18

Angelique Kidjo. March 26

The Seldom Scene and Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver. March 28

Strathmore Swings: Jump and Jive with The Count Basie Orchestra with Patti Austin, and After Party Dancing to The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra. April 12

9:30 CLUB

815 V St. NW. 202/393-0930, www.930.com

The Gutter Twins with Great Northern. March 20.

MN8 Presents Amp Fiddler and Tortured Soul with Fertile Ground. March 22.

Morcheeba. March 24.

Presidents of the United States of America with Jack Talcum and Ludo. March 25.

Stephen Malkmus and The Jicks with John Vanderslice. March 28

Ghostland Observatory. March 29

NISSAN PAVILION

7800 Cellar Door Drive, Bristow, Va. 703/754-6400, www.livenation.com/venue/getVenue/venueId/793

Country Megaticket: McDonald’s WMZQFest with Sugarland. May 31.

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers with Steve Winwood. June 8.

Country Megaticket: Tim McGraw with Jason Aldean and Halfway to Hazard. June 15.

Country Megaticket: Brad Paisley and guests. July 12.

Country Megaticket: Rascal Flatts with Taylor Swift. July 26.

Country Megaticket: Toby Keith with Montgomery Gentry. Aug. 9.

Country Megaticket: Martina McBride and guests. Sept. 27.

PATRIOT CENTER

4400 University Drive, Fairfax. 202/397-SEAT, www.patriotcenter.com

Juanes. March 30

Avril Lavigne featuring Boys Like Girls. April 15

An Evening with Dolly Parton. April 28

The Cure. May 9

ROSSLYN SPECTRUM THEATRE

1611 North Kent St., Arlington. 703-276-6701, www.arlingtonarts.org/cultural_affairs/RosslynSpectrum.htm. Tickets 703/573-SEAT, www.ticketmaster.com

Planet Arlington: Rob Curto. April 12

Planet Arlington: Coco Zhao. May 3

STATE THEATRE

220 N. Washington St., Falls Church. 703/237-0300, www.thestatetheatre.com

Toubab Krewe. March 19

Auktyon. March 20

Leon Russell. March 21

Johnny Winter. March 22

Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers. March 27

Victor Wooten. March 28

The Liberty Benefit Concert to Support Our Troops. March 31

Jefferson Starship. April 4

Octavia. April 5

LezZeppelin. April 18

Marcia Ball. April 19

Mark Wills. May 12

Gin Blossoms. May 22

VERIZON CENTER

601 F St. NW. 202/397-SEAT or ticketmaster.com, www.verizoncenter.com

Celine Dion 2008-09 Taking Chances World Tour. Sept. 8

WARNER THEATRE

13th and E streets NW. 202/397-SEAT, www.warnertheater.com

Andrew Dice Clay. April 4

The Fab Faux. April 26

WOLF TRAP: THE BARNS

1645 Trap Road, Vienna. Tickets at the box office or at www.tickets.com, 703/218-6500. See www.wolftrap.org

Austin Lounge Lizards. March 20

Girlyman. March 26

Jonathan Edwards. March 27

John Eaton Series: Celebrating 20 Years at Wolf Trap. March 29

Kathy Mattea. April 1, 2

Sonny Landreth. April 3, 4

Tom Chapin. April 5

Chris Hillman and Herb Pedersen. April 6

Roger McGuinn. April 10. Sold out.

Preservation Hall Jazz Band. April 15, 16

Tom Paxton. April 17

John Jennings and Friends. April 18

Lucy Kaplansky. April 19

Barrage. April 23, 24

Robbie Schaefer, Ellis Paul. April 26

Brad Mehldau Trio. April 30

John McCutcheon. May 1

Dan Hicks and The Hot Licks. May 2

DANCE

ALDEN THEATRE

1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. 703/790-9223, www.mcleancenter.org

Charu Narasimhan: An evening of dance in the classical South Indian style of Bharatanatyam. April 26

ATLAS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

1333 H St. NE. 202/399-7993, www.atlasarts.org

Joy of Motion Dance Center’s Middle Eastern Dance Concert. March 29

Dance Place: Asian Dance Festival. May 17

Tap Into the Energy: Tappers With Attitude Youth Ensemble. May 31, June 1

Step Afrika! June 11-15

CLARICE SMITH PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

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

Susan Marshall & Company: Sawdust Palace. April 9-12

Maryland Dance Ensemble. April 15-18

Take Five: Monica Bill Barnes & Company: Suddenly Summer Somewhere. April 29

DANCE PLACE

3225 Eighth St. NE. 202/269-1600, www.danceplace.org

Sharna Fabiano Tango. March 29, 30

Victoria Marks. April 5, 6

Coyaba Dance Theater Intergenerational Showcase at THEARC. April 12

ClancyWorks Dance Company. April 12, 13

Leine and Roebana. April 19, 20

Deborah Riley Dance Projects 20th Anniversary. April 26, 27

CrossCurrents Dance Company. May 3, 4

Youth Dance Festival at THEARC. May 10

Dakshina/Daniel Phoenix Singh and Company. May 10, 11

Asian Dance Festival at Atlas for Asian Pacific Islander Month. May 17

Laura Schandelmeier and Stephen Clapp. May 31, June 1

BosmaDance. June 21, 22

New Releases Choreographers Showcase. July 12, 13

Summer Camp Show. Aug. 7, 8

GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY CENTER FOR THE ARTS

4400 University Drive, Fairfax. 888/945-2468, www.gmu.edu/cfa

Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company. March 22

St. Petersburg Ballet Theatre: Carmen and Swan Lake. April 11, 12

GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY LISNER AUDITORIUM

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

Third Annual Capitol Movement Project Dance Concert. April 26, 27

HARMAN CENTER FOR THE ARTS

610 F St. NW. 202/547-1122, www.shakespearetheatre.org/harmancenter

Merce Cunningham Dance Company: EyeSpace. March 27-29

The Washington Ballet: High Lonesome. Works by George Balanchine, Choo-San Goh and Trey McIntyre. April 2-6

KENNEDY CENTER

Concert Hall, F Street and New Hampshire Avenue NW. 202/467-4600, kennedy-center.org

Shen Wei Dance Arts. March 21, 22

KENNEDY CENTER

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

Proteges II. June 6-8

Ballet Across America. June 10-15

KENNEDY CENTER

Terrace Theater, F Street and New Hampshire Avenue NW. 202/467-4600, kennedy-center.org

Ballet 360 A Day in My Shoes: The Dancer’s Life. March 30

Black Grace. April 25, 26; master class April 26

THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

Coolidge Auditorium, Jefferson Building, 10 First St. SE. Ticketmaster at 202/397-7328, 703/573-7328 or ticketmaster.com. For information: 202/707-4604, 202/707-5664, www.loc.gov/rr/perform/concert/0708-schedule.html

Tap Dance Concert: Ayodele Casel, Tappers with Attitude, Dianne Walker, Baakari Wilder, others. May 23

SIGNATURE THEATRE

4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington. 703/820-9771, www.signature-theatre.org

Bowen McCauley Dances Kander & Ebb. The company interprets Kander & Ebb standards. June 12-15

WARNER THEATRE

13th and E streets NW. 202/397-SEAT.

The Washington Ballet: Cinderella. May 7-11

WOLF TRAP: FILENE CENTER

1551 Trap Road, Vienna. 703/218-6500, www.wolftrap.org, www.tickets.com

Riverdance. May 29-June 1

Pilobolus. June 17

Paul Taylor Dance Company. July 8

SPECTACLE

1st MARINER ARENA

201 W. Baltimore St., Baltimore. 410/347-2020, www.baltimorearena.com, 410-547-SEAT or ticketmaster.com

Smucker’s Stars On Ice. April 3

GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY CENTER FOR THE ARTS

4400 University Drive, Fairfax. 888/945-2468, www.gmu.edu/cfa

Diavolo. May 2, 3

HARMAN CENTER FOR THE ARTS

610 F St. NW. 202/547-1122, www.shakespearetheatre.org/harmancenter

Third annual Capital Fringe Festival. July 10-27

PATRIOT CENTER

4400 University Drive, Fairfax. 202/397-SEAT, www.patriotcenter.com

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: Bellobration. April 2-13

VERIZON CENTER

601 F St. NW. www.verizoncenter.com, 202/397-SEAT or ticketmaster.com

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: Bellobration. March 26-30

CHILDREN AND FAMILY

ADVENTURE THEATRE

7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 301/634-2270, www.adventuretheatre.org

Goodnight Moon. May 16-June 1

Babe, the Sheep Pig. June 9-Aug. 3

ALDEN THEATRE

1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. 703/790-9223, www.mcleancenter.org

Carnival of the Animals and Beyond. April 19

Jammin’ Juniors with Peter McCory. May 7

Hobey Ford and his Golden Rod Puppets: The Rainbow Bridge. May 10

Jammin’ Juniors with Rocknoceros. May 14

Jammin’ Juniors with Dinner Dogs. May 21

Jammin’ Juniors with Patricia Shih. May 28

Trout Fishing in America. June 14

THE ATHENAEUM

201 Prince St., Alexandria. Second Thursday Series. 703/548-0035, nvfaa.org

Cheryl Felicia Rhoads Presents Easter Tales with Mother Goose: Stories & Songs for Kids from 3 to 93. March 22

CHARTER THEATRE

Theater on the Run, 3700 South Four Mile Run Drive, Arlington. www.chartertheatre.org

The Chicken of the Family. April 19-May 3

CLASSIKA THEATRE

4041 Campbell Ave., Arlington. 703/824-6200, classika.org

Mamotaro. March 22-May 18

The Lion and the Mouse. June 14-Aug. 16

DISCOVERY THEATER

Various locations. 202/633-8700, discoverytheater.com

Annual Bunny Party and Spring Fling. March 21, 22

Galapagos George with Barefoot Puppets. March 25-28

That’s Not Magic, It’s Science! April 2, 3

Munching Along the Asia Trail. April 4

Seasons of Life. April 8”11, 15 and 16, 22-25

Ecosystems Alive! April 17-19

Kodomono Hi: Children’s Day. May 2

American Rice. May 6-9, 13, 14, 16

Kahurangi: Maori Dance Theater of New Zealand. May 15

Wild Zappers! May 20, 21

GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY LISNER AUDITORIUM

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

Freedom Train. March 31

Romeo and Juliet. April 8

Junie B. Jones. May 12

Yarina: Music of the Andes. May 13

Seussical. May 19

IMAGINATION STAGE

4908 Auburn Ave., Bethesda. 301/280-1660, www.imaginationstage.org

Looking For Roberto Clemente. April 12-June 1

The Neverending Story. June 24-Aug. 10

KENNEDY CENTER

Concert Hall, F Street and New Hampshire Avenue NW. 202/467-4600, kennedy-center.org

NSO Family Concert: All in the Musical Family. May 18

KENNEDY CENTER

Family Theater, F Street and New Hampshire Avenue NW. 202/467-4600, kennedy-center.org

Kite on the Wind: A Tale of Pakistan. April 4-12

NSO Teddy Bear Concert: More Tunes ‘n’ (Pig) Tales! May 3-10

NSO Kinderkonzert: Magical Mozart. May 4

LEVINE SCHOOL OF MUSIC

Jane Lang Recital Hall, 2801 Upton St. NW. 202/686-8000, www.levineschool.org

A Romp Through the Baroque and Romantic Eras. April 6

MUSIC CENTER AT STRATHMORE

5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda. 301/581-5200, www.strathmore.org

DinoRock: Dinosaur Jamboree. March 29

The Laurie Berkner Band. March 30

Strathmore Strums! with Joe Uehlein. April 20

THE NATIONAL THEATRE

1321 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Saturday Morning at The National performance information at 202/783-3372 or www.nationaltheatre.org and click on the “Saturday Morning” logo.

Swords and Chivalry. March 29.

Bill Dickson: The Art of Mystery. April 5.

Theatre IV: The Ugly Duckling. April 2.

PARILLA PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

Montgomery College, 51 Mannakee St., Rockville. 240/567-7542, www.montgomerycollege.edu/PAC

Winnie the Pooh. May 31

PATRIOT CENTER

4400 University Drive, Fairfax. 202/397-SEAT, www.patriotcenter.com

Doodlebops Live. April 19

SCHLESINGER CONCERT HALL AND ARTS CENTER

Northern Virginia Community College, 3001 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria. 703/845-6156, www.nvcc.edu/schlesingercenter

ArtsPower: Fish Face. April 10, 12

ArtsPower: My Heart in a Suitcase. May 20

ArtsPower: Madeline and the Bad Hat. May 21

STAGE

DAR CONSTITUTION HALL

1776 D St. NW. 202/628-1776, www.dar.org/conthall. Tickets 703/573-SEAT, 202/397-SEAT, 410/547-SEAT or www.ticketmaster.com

Chris Rock. April 18-21

Steve Harvey. April 26

D.L. Hughley. May 10

John Edward. June 20

GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY LISNER AUDITORIUM

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

This American Life’s Ira Glass. April 12

THE IMPROV

1140 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202/296-7008, www.dcimprov.com

John Pinette. May 15-18

Robert Schimmel. May 29-June 1

Kevin Pollak. June 19-22

PARILLA PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

Montgomery College, 51 Mannakee St., Rockville. 240/567-7542, montgomerycollege.edu/PAC

Bob Newhart. May 16

SIGNATURE THEATRE

4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington. 703/820-9771, www.signature-theatre.org

Kander & Ebb Overtures. June 4-7. Some performances sold out.

WARNER THEATRE

13th and E streets NW. 202/397-SEAT, www.warnertheater.com

Andrew ‘Dice’ Clay. April 4

Margaret Cho: Beautiful with Liam Sullivan and Kelly. April 10, 11

An Evening with Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood. April 12

WOLF TRAP: FILENE CENTER

1551 Trap Road, Vienna. 703/218-6500, www.wolftrap.org, www.tickets.com

A Prairie Home Companion. May 23, 24

WOLF TRAP: THE BARNS

1645 Trap Road, Vienna. Tickets at the box office or at www.tickets.com, 703/218-6500. See www.wolftrap.org

Chicago City Limits. March 21, 22

21st Annual Evening of Comedy. May 3

THEATER

AMERICAN CENTURY THEATER

Theater II, Gunston Arts Center, 2700 S. Lang Street, Arlington. 703/998-4555, www.americancentury.org

Eccentricities of a Nightingale. April 4-26

The Titans. July 18-Aug. 16

ARENA STAGE

1101 Sixth St. SW. 202/488-3300, www.arenastage.org

The Mystery of Irma Vep. June 6-July 13

ATLAS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

1333 H St. NE. 202/399-7993, www.atlasarts.org

Condensed Mikado. March 27-April 13

Man of La Mancha. April 9-27

DreamCity Theatre Group: The 70. June 19-29

BETHESDA THEATRE

7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. 301/657-7827, www.bethesdatheatre.com

Smokey Joe’s Cafe. Opens April 3

CATALYST THEATER COMPANY

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, 545 Seventh St. SE. 202/494-3776, www.catalysttheater.org

Crumble (Lay Me Down Justin Timberlake). May 7-June 7

CHARTER THEATRE

Theater on the Run, 3700 South Four Mile Run Drive, Arlington. www.chartertheatre.org

Am I Black Enough Yet? April 9-May 3

CLARICE SMITH PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

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

Molora. May 8, 9

FOLGER THEATRE

201 East Capitol St. SE. 202/544-7077, www.folger.edu

The School for Scandal. May 7-June 15

GALA HISPANIC THEATRE

Tivoli Theatre, 3333 14th St. NW. 202/234-7174, www.galatheatre.org

Bodas de Sangre/Blood Wedding. April 3-27

Bolero & Blues: The Legacy of Lara. June 5-29

GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY CENTER FOR THE ARTS

4400 University Drive, Fairfax. 888/945-2468, www.gmu.edu/cfa

The Acting Company: Moby Dick Rehearsed. April 5

The Tempest. April 6

HARMAN CENTER FOR THE ARTS

610 F St. NW. 202/547-1122, www.shakespearetheatre.org/harmancenter

The Screwtape Letters. April 14-May 25

Antony and Cleopatra. April 26-July 6

Julius Caesar. April 27-July 6

The Imaginary Invalid. June 10-July 27

KEEGAN THEATRE

703/892-0202, Ext. 2, www.keegantheatre.com

Translations. April 18-May 17

Closing Time. May 8-June 7

Man of La Mancha. July 10-Aug. 16

The Happy Prince. July 24-Aug. 23

KENNEDY CENTER

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

Disney’s The Lion King. June 26-Aug. 24

KENNEDY CENTER

Terrace Theater, F Street and New Hampshire Avenue NW. 202/467-4600, kennedy-center.org

Synetic Theater: Carmen. May 29-June 15

Gaytino! starring Dan Guerrero. June 17, 18

Double Edge Theatre: The UnPossessed. June 21, 22

Fund for New American Plays: Welcome Home, Jenny Sutter. July 19-27

NATIONAL THEATRE

1321 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202/628-6161, 800/447-7400, www.nationaltheatre.org

Mamma Mia! June 24-July 13

OLNEY THEATRE CENTER FOR THE ARTS

2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road, Olney. 301/924-3400, www.olneytheatre.org

Bad Dates. March 19-April 20

1776. April 9-May 4

The Mousetrap. June 11-July 6

Stuff Happens. June 18-July 20

QUOTIDIAN THEATRE COMPANY

The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St., Bethesda. www.quotidiantheatre.org

The Mollusc. April 4-May 4

Long Day’s Journey Into Night. July 11-Aug. 10

REP STAGE

Howard Community College, 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia. 410/772-4900, www.repstage.org

Thom Pain (Based on Nothing). March 26-April 13

In the Heart of America. May 28-June 29

ROUND HOUSE THEATRE

4545 East West Highway, Bethesda. 202/644-1100, www.roundhousetheatre.org

Lord of the Flies. April 2-27

Nixon’s Nixon. May 28-June 22

ROUND HOUSE THEATRE

8641 Colesville Road, Silver Spring. 202/644-1100, www.roundhousetheatre.org

Cyrano. March 7, 8 and 14-16

SCENA THEATRE

Warehouse Theater, 1024 Seventh St. NW. 703/683-2824, www.scenatheatre.org

Waiting for Godot. April 13-May 25

The Camus Project: Caligula or the Stranger. June 3-July 13

SHAKESPEARE THEATRE COMPANY

450 Seventh St. NW. 202/547-1122, www.shakespearetheatre.org

Antony and Cleopatra. April 26-July 6

Julius Caesar. April 27-July 6

The Imaginary Invalid. June 10-Aug. 3

SIGNATURE THEATRE

4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington. 703/820-9771, www.signature-theatre.org

Kander & Ebb Celebration: The Happy Time. April 1-June 1

Kander & Ebb Celebration: One on One with John Kander. The songwriter talks with Signature’s artistic director, Eric Schaeffer. May 12.

Kander & Ebb Celebration: The Visit. May 13-June 22

SILVER SPRING STAGE

Woodmoor Shopping Center, 10145 Colesville Road, Silver Spring. 301/593-6036.

Communicating Doors. April 11-May 4

Come Back to the 5 and Dime Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean. May 30-June 22

Deathtrap. July 11-Aug. 3

STUDIO THEATRE

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

The History Boys. March 26-May 4

Rainpan 43: All Wear Bowlers, Amnesia Curiosa, Machines (x7). April 1-20

The Internationalist. May 14-June 22

The Civilians: This Beautiful City. June 11-29

Jerry Springer: The Opera. July 16-Aug. 10

SYNETIC THEATER

Rosslyn Spectrum, 1611 N. Kent St., Arlington. 703/824-8060, www.synetictheater.org

Carmen. May 29-June 15 at the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

TEATRO DE LA LUNA

Theater II, Gunston Arts Center, 2700 S. Lang Street, Arlington. 202/882-6227, 703/548-3092, teatrodelaluna.org

Volvio una Noche: She Returned One Night. May 8-31

THEATER ALLIANCE

1365 H St. NE. 866/811-4111

St. Mark’s Gospel. June 12-July 6

THEATER OF THE FIRST AMENDMENT

George Mason University Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. 888/945-2468, www.gmu.edu/cfa

The Acting Company: Moby Dick Rehearsed. April 5

WARNER THEATRE

13th and E streets NW. 202/397-SEAT, www.warnertheater.com

Hairspray. April 15-20

WASHINGTON D.C. JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER

1529 16th St. NW. 202/777-3210, 800/494-8497, washingtondcjcc.org/center-for-arts

David in Shadow and Light. May 6-June 22

More Voices From a Changing Middle East. July 2-27

WASHINGTON SHAKESPEARE COMPANY

Clark Street Playhouse, 601 S. Clark St., Arlington. 703/418-4808, www.washingtonshakespeare.org

The Romans in Britain. June 19-July 20

WOLF TRAP: FILENE CENTER

1551 Trap Road, Vienna. 703/218-6500, www.wolftrap.org, www.tickets.com

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players: H.M.S. Pinafore. June 20

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players: The Gondoliers. June 21

Rent. June 27-29

Les Miserables. Aug. 29-31, Sept. 2-7

WOOLLY MAMMOTH THEATRE COMPANY

641 D St. NW. 202/393-3939, www.woollymammoth.net

Measure for Pleasure. May 26-June 29


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