July 27, 2006

'Grease' comes to an end

Erica Hernandez and Brandon Jimenez star in Washington County Playhouse's production of the hugely popular Broadway musical "Grease." The show, with classic high school characters and stories from the late 1950s, will conclude its run this weekend. The play's last two performances will be Friday, July 28, and Saturday, July 29. The theater is at 44 N. Potomac St., Hagers-town. Tickets cost $29 with discounts for seniors, students and children. For showtimes and other details, call 301-739-7469.


FREDERICK, Md. - Way Off Broadway Children's Theatre is presenting "Cinderella." Concludes Saturday, July 29. Way Off Broadway Children's Theatre, 5 Willowdale Drive. $10.50 per person. For showtimes, call 301-662-6600 or go to

'The Boy Friend'

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


'Lend Me a Tenor'

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


FREDERICK, Md. - The Fredericktowne Players will present "Gypsy," the story of an aggressive stage mother. 8 p.m. Friday, July 28, and Saturday, July 29; 3 p.m. Sunday, July 30. Tuscarora High School theater, Ballenger Creek. $18, adults; $15, students and seniors; group rates are available. Call 240-315-3855 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 301-662-6600 or go to

'Lying in State'

MIDDLETOWN, Va. - A madcap comedy about love, death and politics, where things are not what they seem. 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

Contemporary American Theater Festival schedule

Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, W.Va.; call 304-876-3473 or go to

"Sex, Death, and the Beach Baby"

All performances take place at Frank Center Stage

· 8 p.m. today

· 8 p.m. Saturday, July 29

· Noon Sunday, July 30

"Mr. Marmalade"

All performances take place at Frank Center Stage

· 8 p.m. Friday, July 28

· 2 p.m. Saturday, July 29

· 5 p.m. Sunday, July 30


All performances take place at Studio Theater

· 2:30 p.m. today

· 8:30 p.m. Thursday, July 27

· 8:30 p.m. Saturday, July 29

· 12:30 p.m. Sunday, July 30


All performances take place at Studio Theater

· 8:30 p.m. Friday, July 28

· 2:30 p.m. Saturday, July 29

· 5:30 p.m. Sunday, July 30

Lecture 4:30 p.m. Saturday, July 29, under the tent on Frank Center lawn; free.

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