On Stage

July 22, 2008

This week

Friday, July 25

The Killers of Comedy

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The Killers of Comedy, comedians best known for appearances on "The Howard Stern Show," perform. The all-star lineup includes the Rev. Bob Levy, Sal Governale, Shuli and Beetlejuice. 9 p.m. Friday, July 25. Orchard's Restaurant, 1580 Orchard Drive. $50. For advance reservations, call 717-264-4711.


'The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe'

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - From the story by C.S. Lewis. In June 1940, while at a country estate to escape the Blitz of London during World War II, the four Pevensie children - Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy - inadvertently stumble through an old wardrobe into the magical kingdom of Narnia. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 24, Friday, July 25, and Saturday, July 26; and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, July 27. Old Opera House, 204 N. George. $12; $8 for children and students. For tickets, call 304-725-4420 or 888-900-7469.

'Once Upon a Mattress'


FREDERICK, Md. - Fredericktowne Players present "Once Upon a Mattress." 8 p.m. Fridays, July 25 and Aug. 1, Saturdays, July 26 and Aug. 2; 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3. Frederick Community College's Jack B. Kussmaul Theater, Opossumtown Pike. $22; $16 for students, seniors and military with ID; $8 for ages younger than 12. For tickets and information, call 240-315-3855 or go to

'The Frog Prince'

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Wonderment Puppet Theatre presents "The Frog Prince." 1 and 3 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday. Wonderment Puppet Theatre, 412 W. King St. Tickets cost $6; $3.50 for ages 3 and older.

'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat'

BOILING SPRINGS, Pa. - Told through song and dance, the story of Jacob, who gives his son, Joseph, a magnificent coat of many colors. Continues through Sunday, July 27. Allenberry Playhouse. For show times, ticket prices and reservations, call 717-258-3211 or go to

'Ghost Hunts are Deadly'

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - An interactive murder mystery written by Jason Hoffman. 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and select Thursday nights and Sunday afternoons. Continues through Saturday, Aug. 16. The Village Dinner Theatre of Gettysburg at Patriot Point Village, 241 Steinwehr Ave. Tickets start at $20 for show only and $37 for dinner and show. For a complete schedule, call 800-570-4590 or go to

Annie returns in sequel

Little Orphan Annie returns to the stage in "Annie Warbucks," a musical sequel to the Broadway hit "Annie." The Washington County Playhouse dinner theater production continues through Sept. 6. On Fridays and Saturdays, dinner begins at 6 p.m.; Sunday dinner begins at 1 p.m. Washington County Playhouse, 44 N. Potomac St.; enter theater from the rear parking lot. Dinner theater tickets cost $17 to $30. Call 301-739-7469 or go to

Contemporary American Theater Festival

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Annual theater festival features five plays and presentations by playwrights. Continues through Sunday, Aug. 3. Various locations, Shepherd University. For complete schedule information and ticket reservations, call 800-999-2283 or go to

'Bell, Book and Candle'

Totem Pole presents "Bell, Book and Candle." Continues through Sunday, July 27. Totem Pole Playhouse, 9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville, Pa. For show times and tickets, call 717-352-2164 or 888-805-7056 or go to

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