Ongoing on stage

September 14, 2006


FREDERICK, Md. - A schoolgirl knocks off her classmate and begins her climb toward national stardom, aided by an aggressive agent and a cast of campy characters. 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays; and 2 p.m. Sunday through Saturday, Sept. 23. Maryland Esemble Theatre, FSK Hotel, 31 W. Patrick St. Tickets cost $15 to $20. For reservations, call 301-694-4744; or purchase tickets at

'Pump Boys & Dinettes'

BOILING SPRINGS, Pa. - The Pump Boys work at Jim's Gas Station and the Dinettes work at the Double Cupp Diner. When they get together after work, they "blow the roof off" with lively country-western music. Continues through Sunday, Oct. 1. Allenberry Resort Inn & Playhouse. For showtimes and ticket prices, call 717-258-3211 or go to

'Three Little Pigs'

FREDERICK, Md. - Way Off Broadway Children's Theatre will present "The Three Little Pigs." The musical features Homer, Ellie Mae, and Elmer Little-Pig who are pursued by the conniving Virginia A. Wolf and her not-so-bright sidekick, Frankie. 12:30 p.m. every Saturday; 1:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Sunday of every month and noon on selected Wednesdays. Continues through Saturday, Nov. 18. Way Off Broadway Children's Theatre, 5 Willowdale Drive. $10.50 per person. Call 301-662-6600 or go to


Boys playing poker

"The Odd Couple," Neil Simon's huge Broadway hit comedy about Oscar Madison and Felix Unger, continues at Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre through Saturday, Nov. 4. Showtimes are Fridays and Saturdays, select Thursdays and alternating Sunday afternoons. The theater is at 5 Willowdale Drive, Frederick, Md. Tickets are $36 and $38. For reservations and information, call 301-662-6600 or go to

'I will wear my heart upon my sleeve ...'

Jealousy, romance, revenge and mystery explode onstage in Wayside Theatre's production of the classic William Shakespeare drama "Othello," a story of a black Venetian military leader, his lover, Desdemona, and his untrustworthy friend, Iago. The show continues through Saturday, Oct. 7. Showtimes are 2:30 p.m. Saturdays; 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays; and 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27. Wayside Theatre is on U.S. 11, Middletown, Va. Tickets cost $22 to $27 for adults; $10 for ages 17 and younger. Discounts for students, seniors and groups. Call 540-869-1776 or go to

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