- The Washington Times - Thursday, March 27, 2008


Atlas Performing Arts Center

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

• “Conversations about Her.” The debut novelist known only as Tim O. adapts his story of love and loss to the stage, combining music and the spoken word. Lang Theatre. 8 p.m. March 28. $27.50-$32.50.

George Mason University Center for the Arts

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

• The Acting Company: “Moby Dick Rehearsed.” The Orson Welles adaptation of Herman Melville’s classic novel, presented by John Houseman’s ensemble. Concert Hall. 8 p.m. April 5. $17-$34.

• The Acting Company: “The Tempest.” The ensemble founded by theater legend John Houseman tackles Shakespeare’s classic. Concert Hall. 7 p.m. April 6. $17-$34.

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.

Harman Center for the Arts

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

• ReDiscovery Reading: “The Liar.” David Paul directs a reading of Corneille’s seminal 1643 comedy. 7:30 p.m. March 31. Free, but reservations required, with tickets to be picked up by 7:15 p.m. at the Lansburgh Theatre Box Office on the day of the performance.

Kennedy Center

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

• August Wilson Monologue Competition Finals. Three high school student finalists — from Atlanta and the District — perform monologues from August Wilson’s 10-play cycle in conjunction with the Kennedy Center celebration “August Wilson’s 20th Century.” 6 p.m. April 7. Free. A Millennium Stage presentation.

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.

Lincoln Theatre

1215 U St. NW. Tickets through 877/77CLICK or www.vdaytour.com. See www.thelincolntheatre.org

• Stomp Dat! The Delta Sigma Theta Step Show. Teams from area schools and community groups in presentations aimed at educating youths about the dangers of drugs, alcohol and tobacco. 4 p.m. March 29. $15, $20.

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. April 1-20. $34-$57.

Warehouse Theater

1021 Seventh St. NW. 202/783-3933, www.warehousetheater.com/theater.php

• “The Dinner Party: An evening of experimental dance, music and performance art.” A series of monthly Tuesday-night open showings of in-progress, experimental and new work, followed by a short audience discussion. 8:30 p.m. April 1. $5.

Warner Theatre

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

• The Birchmere and AM Productions present Andrew “Dice” Clay. Obscenity, vulgarity, pride. 8 p.m. April 4. $28-$78.

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

• “Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime.” Bill Largess’ adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s comedy of criminal intent. 7:30 p.m. March 25.

• “Dangerous Corner.” J.B. Priestley’s play about the fate of those who are reckless with their lives and the lives of others. 7:30 p.m. April 29.

• “The War With the Newts.” Emily Solomon’s adaptation of Karel Capek’s blend of science fiction and social criticism. 7:30 p.m. May 6.

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