Lions and tigers and bears, oh, my!
Washington County Playhouse presents "The Wizard of Oz," the musical story of a girl from Kansas who flies over a rainbow to a magical land with witches and talking scarecrows. Fridays, Saturdays and most Sundays through Saturday, Sept. 9. The Washington County Playhouse dinner theater is at 44 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. For showtimes and ticket information, call 301-739-7469.
'Into the Woods'
BOILING SPRINGS, Pa. - An irreverent fairy tale featuring an ambivalent Cinderella, a Prince Charming with a roving eye, a not-so-shy Little Red Riding Hood, and a witch who raps. Everyone's wish is granted at the end of Act One, but the consequences of their actions return to haunt them later, with surprising results. Concludes Sunday, Sept. 3. Allenberry Resort Inn and Playhouse. For reservations, call 717-258-3211 or go to www.allenberry.com.
FREDERICK, Md. - A school girl knocks off her classmate and begins her climb toward national stardom, aided by Mother, an overbearing agent and a cast of campy characters. 8 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and some Thursdays; and 2 p.m. some Sundays through Saturday, Sept. 23. Maryland Esemble Theatre, FSK Hotel, 31 W. Patrick St. Tickets cost $17 and $20; all Thursday performances cost $15. For reservations, call 301-694-4744; or purchase tickets at www.marylandensemble.org.