Five for your planner: Wednesday, March 7

March 06, 2012
  • North Hagerstown High School presents "The Wizard of Oz."
Photo by Donna M. Kross

1. Off to see the wizard

North Hagerstown High School presents "The Wizard of Oz." Shows are 7 p.m. Thursday, March 8, Friday, March 9, Saturday, March 10, Monday, March 12, and Tuesday, March 13; and 2 p.m. Saturday, March 10. North Hagerstown High School auditorium, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown. $10; $7, students and seniors. Proceeds will go toward the orchestra and choral boosters.

2. Killer ratings

Washington County Playhouse presents "Tune in for Murder." During the filming of a TV sitcom, the lights go out, a gunshot is fired and the star is dead. Show opens Friday, March 9. Shows are 6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through March 31; 1 p.m. Sunday, March 18. Washington County Playhouse, 44 N. Potomac St., rear, downtown Hagerstown. $42; $38, students and seniors; $29, ages 5 to 11; show only, Fridays only, $19. Call 301-739-7469 or go to

3.  Series of expression

Douglas Kinnett opens a new exhibit of his Georgetown Series paintings. Reception from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, March 10. Exhibit continues through Saturday, March 31. Arts & Humanities Alliance of Jefferson County's AHA Fire Hall Gallery in the Charles Town Visitors Center, 108 N. George St., Charles Town, W.Va. Go to

4. Demon child

Apollo Civic Theatre, 128 E. Martin St., Martinsburg, W.Va., presents "Bad Seed." On the surface, little Rhoda Penmark is sweet, charming and admired by all her elders. But Rhoda's mother has an uneasy feeling about her. Show opens Friday, March 9. Shows are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2:30 p.m. Sundays. Continues through Sunday, March 18. Tickets cost $7 to $15. Call 304-263-6766 or go to

5. Spaghetti and a show

Clear Spring High School Reflections and Cascades Show Choir will hold its annual dinner and show Friday, March 9. The menu includes all-you-can-eat spaghetti, applesauce, bread, drink and dessert. 5 to 8 p.m., dinner. Show times 5:30, 6, 6:30, 7, 7:30 p.m. St. John's United Church of Christ, 211 E. Cumberland St., Clear Spring. $8; $6, ages 6 to 12; free for children 5 and younger.

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