On stage

September 18, 2008

Now showing

'Unnecessary Farce'

MIDDLETOWN, Va. - A comedy in the mode of traditional farce, with a contemporary, American spin. Performances continue at 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays; with 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday matinees. Continues through Saturday, Sept. 27. Tickets cost $23 to $28 for adults; $10 for ages 17 and younger. Call 540-869-1776 or go to

'Incorruptible: A Dark Comedy for the Dark Ages'

FREDERICK, Md. - The year is 1250 A.D. and times are tough for the monks at Priseaux. Show continues through Saturday, Oct. 4. Maryland Ensemble Theatre, 31 W. Patrick St. Thursday performances include post-show discussion with the cast. For complete schedule and ticket pricing, call 301-694-4744 or go to

'Hokie Pokie Magic Puppet Show'

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Wonderment Puppet Theater presents "The Hokie Pokie Magic Puppet Show." 1 and 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Nov. 2. Wonderment Puppet Theater, 412 W. King St. $4.50; free for ages younger than 2. Call 304-258-4074.


'The Fantasticks'

The story of a young boy and girl who fall in love at the hands of their meddling fathers, but soon grow restless and stray from one another. 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19 and Saturday, Sept. 20. Show continues through Saturday, Nov. 8. Washington County Playhouse. $31 to $35 for adults; $18.50 for children 12 and younger. Call 301-739-7469 for reservations or visit for information.

'Jack and the Beanstalk'

FREDERICK, Md. - Jack sells his cow for magic beans that grow into a beanstalk. Show continues through Saturday, Nov. 8. Way Off Broadway, 5 Willowdale Drive. For details, call 301-662-6600 or go to

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