Ongoing onstage

May 20, 2010

'Heaven Can Wait'

In this Potomac Playmakers production, a boxer played by Jim Zuna, right, gets a second chance at life and love after an angel, played by Ralph Mauriello, left, takes him to Heaven too soon. Presented at 8 p.m. today; Friday, May 21; and Saturday, May 22; and at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 23, at the Academy Theatre Banquet and Conference Center, 58 E. Washington St., downtown Hagerstown. $16; $10 for students in kindergarten through grade 12. Call 301-797-8182.

'Little Shop of Horrors'

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A floral shop assistant finds an exotic plant with a craving for fresh blood. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturdays; 2:30 p.m. Sundays through Sunday, May 23. Apollo Civic Theatre, 128 E. Martin St. Tickets cost $7 to $15. Call 304-263-6766.

'Doubt, A Parable'

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A parochial school's principal is concerned that the school's popular priest might be making improper advances toward a new student. Presented by Chambersburg Community Theatre. 8 p.m. Friday, May 21, and Saturday, May 22, and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 23. The Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St. Advance tickets cost $10 or $14. Tickets at the door cost $12 or $17. Call 717-263-3900 or go to


'You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown'

FREDERICK, Md. - A family-friendly musical based on the Charles M. Schulz comic strip. 6:30 p.m. doors open; show at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 26, and Thursday, May 27. Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre, 5 Willowdale Drive. $20; $15, children 12 and younger. Call 301-662-6600.

'Peter Rabbit'

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Wonderment Puppet Theater presents "Peter Rabbit." Noon and 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Sunday, May 30. Wonderment Puppet Theater, 412 W. King St. $4.50, ages 2 years and older. Call 304-258-4074.

'All Shook Up'

FREDERICK, Md. - A jukebox musical featuring the music of Elvis Presley. Friday and Saturday evenings, and matinees on the first, third and fifth Sunday of each month and select Sunday evenings. Show continues through Saturday, June 5. Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre, Willowtree Plaza, 5 Willowdale Drive. Tickets cost $41 to $45. To purchase tickets, call 301-662-6600.

'Beauty and the Beast'

FREDERICK, Md. - The Fun Company presents "Beauty and the Beast." 2 p.m. Saturdays through Saturday, June 12. Maryland Ensemble Theatre, 31 W. Patrick St. All tickets cost $12. Call 301-694-4744 or go to .

'The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas'

A musical featuring the outsized personalities and plotlines of Texas; roughly equivalent to PG-13 for subject matter and language. 6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Saturday, June 26; 1 p.m. selected Sundays. Closed June 4 and 5. Tickets cost $31 to $35. Washington County Playhouse, 44 N. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. For reservations, call 301-739-7469.

'Planet Claire'

FREDERICK, Md. - In this spoof, Claire, a waitress, finds herself in the midst of a car wreck and is transported to another planet. Featuring music by the B-52s. Continues through Saturday, July 3. Maryland Ensemble Theatre, 31 W. Patrick St. $24; $21 for students and seniors. Call 301-694-4744 or go to .


FREDERICK, Md. - Way Off Broadway Children's Theatre will present "Aladdin." Saturdays and the selected Sundays. Continues through Sunday, Aug. 8. Way Off Broadway Children's Theater, 5 Willowdale Drive. $15 per person. For tickets, call 301-662-6600.

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