Ongoing on stage events

October 26, 2006


SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - The racially charged political thriller tells the story of how death-row inmate Darius McReele ends up running for the U.S. Senate. 8 p.m. today, Friday, Oct. 27, and Saturday, Oct. 28. Shepherd University's Studio Theater at Sara Cree Hall. Tickets cost $10; $8 for faculty; free for students on Thursday, and $4 Friday and Saturday. Continues through Oct. 28. All tickets sold at the box office 30 minutes before each show. Call 304-876-5525 or go to

'The Odd Couple'

FREDERICK, Md. - Neil Simon's classic comedy about Oscar Madison and Felix Unger continues through Saturday, Nov. 4. Showtimes on Fridays and Saturdays, select Thursdays and alternating Sunday afternoons. Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre, 5 Willowdale Drive. Tickets cost $36 and $38. For showtimes and information, call 301-662-6600 or go to

'Catch Me If You Can'

BOILING SPRINGS, Pa. - The mys-tery-comedy is the story of an advertising man who has brought his bride to the boss' mountain lodge for a honeymoon; later, he calls the local police to investigate her disappearance. Enter a pretty young girl, insisting over his protests that she is the missing wife. A priest backs up her story. Continues through Saturday, Nov. 4. For showtimes and ticket prices, call 717-258-3211 or go to


'Black Coffee'

MIDDLETOWN, Va. - A little-known Hercule Poirot mystery by Agatha Christie about nuclear weapon research and a murder. 2:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays, 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, continuing through Saturday, Nov. 11. Wayside Theatre, Main Street. $22 to $27, adults; $10, ages 17 and younger. Call 540-869-1776 or go to

'Little pig, let me come in ...'

The musical version of "The Three Little Pigs" features Homer, Ellie Mae and Elmer Little-Pig who are pursued by the conniving Virginia A. Wolf and her not-so-bright sidekick, Frankie.

Showtimes are 12:30 p.m. Saturdays and 1:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Sundays of every month, plus selected weekdays. Shows continue through Saturday, Nov. 18.

Way Off Broadway Children's Theatre is at 5 Willowdale Drive, Frederick, Md. Tickets cost $10.50 per person. Call 301-662-6600 or go to

I said 'Pilot,' not 'Pirate'

Zane Oberholzer Jr. plays Maj. Gen. Stanley, Sarah Schofield plays Mabel, Michael Kozlowski plays Frederic and Earl Moreland Jr. plays the pirate king in the Washington County Playhouse production of "Pirates of Penzance." The classic light opera by Gilbert and Sullivan is a comic story of an aristocratic boy turned apprentice pirate amid bumbling policemen, soft-hearted pirates and an eccentric member of the British aristocracy.

Dinner theater showtimes on Fridays and Saturdays begin with dinner at 6 p.m. and the show at 7:30 p.m.; on alternate Sundays, dinner is at 1 p.m. and the show follows at 2:30 p.m. Performances continue through Saturday, Nov. 11.

Washington County Playhouse Dinner Theatre is at 44 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Tickets cost $30. Call 301-739-7469.

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