On stage

August 16, 2007

The show that never was

Washington County Playhouse will present "Forever Plaid," during which four young and eager male singers (killed on their way to their first concert) are miraculously revived for a posthumous chance to fulfill their dreams and perform "the show that never was" for the audience. The review features such familiar songs as "Chain Gang," "Catch a Falling Star," "Lady of Spain" and "Three Coins in a Fountain." Tickets, which include buffet, dessert and show, cost $30; $26 for seniors and students; and $17.50 for ages 12 and younger. The show runs Fridays and Saturdays and selected Sunday matinees through Saturday, Sept. 15. For reservations, call 301-739-7369. For more information, go to

Now showing

'Tuesdays with Morrie'

WINCHESTER, Va. - A man plans a visit to catch up with his old college professor, but it becomes a final class about the meaning of life. Continues through Saturday, Aug. 25. 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. Wayside Theatre at Shenandoah University's Fred Glaize Studio Theatre in Ohrstrom-Bryant Hall, Millwood Avenue. Tickets cost $23 to $28; $10 for ages 17 and younger. For tickets, call 540-869-1776. Go to


'The Full Monty'

BOILING SPRINGS, Pa. - Six unemployed steel workers find an interesting solution to their cash-strapped predicament - they decide to bare it all in order to recapture their families, their friends and their pride. Mature material. Continues through Sunday, Aug. 26. Allenberry Resort Inn & Playhouse, 1559 Boiling Springs Road. For tickets, show times and information, call 717-258-3211, 800-430-5468 or go to

'Smoke on the Mountain Homecoming'

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - The comedy includes traditional and new gospel songs woven into a story about soldiers returning to their small hometown after World War II. Continues through Sunday, Aug. 26. Totem Pole Playhouse, junction of U.S. 30 and Pa. 233, Fayetteville, Pa. Tickets cost $12 to $45, plus service fee. Call 717-352-2164 or 888-805-7056 or go to

Classic 'Peanuts'

Presented in its Broadway revival version, the musical "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" features favorite scenes from the "Peanuts" comic strip: Schroeder and Lucy at the piano, Charlie Brown and Lucy at the psychiatry booth, Linus with his blanket, Snoopy with his supper dish and the whole gang at the baseball diamond. Continues through Saturday, Aug. 18, at The Village Dinner Theatre at Patriot Point Village, 241 Steinwehr Ave. in Gettysburg, Pa. Tickets cost $10 to $34.50. For show times, call 717-337-0080 or 800-570-4590 or go to

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