'Cinderella', Comedic arts festival, 'Grease' extended

July 20, 2006


Keith Purtee and Bubby Lewis portray Cinderella's stepsisters, and Amy Chase Martin is her stepmother in Way Off Broadway Children's Theatre's comic production of "Cinderella." Performances continue through Saturday, July 29. Matinee performances are Saturdays, July 22 and 29, and Sunday, July 23, as well as selected weekdays. Way Off Broadway Children's Theatre, 5 Willowdale Drive. $10.50 per person. Call 301-662-6600 or go to

Comedic arts festival

FREDERICK, Md. - The Mid-Atlantic Comedy Smorgasbord features a stand-up comedian Friday and Saturday evening followed by musical, improvisational or sketch comedians. Shows are at 8 p.m. Friday, July 21, and Saturday, July 22. Maryland Ensemble Theatre, downtown Frederick. Tickets cost $12, individual shows; $16, weekend. For information, call 301-694-4744, or go to for a schedule; or for tickets and information.

'Grease' extended

Popular Broadway musical with high school characters and stories from the late 1950s. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays; extended through Saturday, July 29. Washington County Playhouse, 44 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. $29, adults; discounts for seniors, students and children. Call 301-739-7469.


'The Boy Friend'

BOILING SPRINGS, Pa. - A light, romantic musical comedy that takes place in the Roaring Twenties on the French Riviera. Wednesday through Sunday. Continues through Sunday, July 30. Allenberry Playhouse. For infor-mation or reservations, call 717-258-3211 or go to

'Lend Me a Tenor'

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - World-famous Tito Merelli passes out from too much food and wine on opening night of "Othello." The opera's producer and his assistant quickly devise a plan to counterfeit the star and the romp begins. Continues through Sunday, July 30. Totem Pole Playhouse, 9555 Golf Course Road. For show times and tickets, call 717-352-2164 or go to

'Lying in State'

MIDDLETOWN, Va. - A madcap comedy about love and politics, where everything is not what it seems to be. 2:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays; 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays through Aug. 5. Wayside Theatre, Main Street, U.S. 11. Tickets cost $10 to $27. Call 1-540-869-1776 or go to

'Fiddler on the Roof'

FREDERICK, Md. - The story of a poor Jewish dairyman, trying to instill in his five daughters the traditions of his faith in the face of changing social values. Performances Friday and Saturday evenings, select Thursday evenings and alternating Sunday matinees. Continues through Saturday, Aug. 26. Way Off Broadway, 5 Willowdale Drive. Tickets are $36 and $38. Call the box office at 1-301-662-6600 or go to

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