Ongoing onstage

July 30, 2009

Contemporary American Theater Festival

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. -- Five new American plays will be performed. Continues through Sunday, Aug. 2. Shepherd University. For ticket prices and schedule, call 304-876-3473, or 800-999-2283 or go to

Tuesdays With Morrie'

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. -- Based on author and sports columnist Mitch Album's weekly visits to his former college professor, Morrie Schwartz. Continues through Sunday, Aug. 9. Totem Pole Playhouse, 9555 Golf Course Road. Call 717-352-2164 or go to


'Peggy Sue's Soc Hop'

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- Join Peggy Sue, DJ Rock Lobster and friends as they take the audience back to a '50s sock hop. Noon and 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Sunday, Aug. 9. Wonderment Puppet Theater, 42 W. King St. $4.50 for ages 2 and older. Call 304-258-4074.



FREDERICK, Md. -- "Cats" tells the story, through song and dance, of the annual gathering of Jellicle cats. Continues through Saturday, Aug. 29. Way Off Broadway Dinner Theater, 5 Willowdale Drive. Tickets cost $41 to $45. For show times and information, call 301-662-6600 or go to

'The Gin Game'

MIDDLETOWN, Va. -- "The Gin Game" is a tale of old age and friendship; two kindred spirits play out their contentious relationship over a game of gin rummy. Mature language, appropriate for ages 15 and older. Continues through Aug. 15. Performances are Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.; Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday matinees are at 2:30 p.m. Tickets cost $25 and $30; $10 for ages 17 and younger. Wayside Theatre, 7853 Main St. For tickets, call 1-540-869-1776. www.waysidetheatre .org

'Snow White'

FREDERICK, Md. -- The show is geared for children ages 3 to 12. Princess Snow White escapes the jealousy of the Evil Queen by living with dwarves far from the castle. 11:30 a.m. lunch, show at 12:30 p.m. every Saturday through Aug. 9; and the second and fourth Sunday of each month. Way Off Broadway Children's Theatre, 5 Willowdale Drive. $15 per person. Call 301-662-6600 or go to .

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