Local Theater

Local Theater

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<ro>Ongoing Events

<lst> See "Rosa de Dos Aromas (Two-Scented Rose)" at Gunston Arts Center, 2700 S. Lang St., from now through June 13. $25/person; $20/student, senior. Visit www.teatrodelaluna.org or 703-548-3092.

Auditions for "Beauty & the Beast" June 9-10, from 7-9 p.m. at Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre, 125 S. Old Glebe Road, Arlington. Teens and adults ages 15 and older. Go to www.encorestage.org. Performance dates: July 24-Aug. 2, Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 2 and 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m.

"Tomorrow’s Stars," summer drama camp by The Little Theatre of Alexandria. For children ages 5-12. Early June offerings include a mornings-only drama camp for rising K-2nd graders. Mid-summer session features a two-week camp that features morning drama classes and/or afternoon musical theatre instruction. Contact the theatre office weekdays at 703-683-5778, ext.2, or check for classes on the web site: http://www.thelittletheatre.com.

Synetic Theater, 4041 Campbell Ave., presents "A Swedish Tiger" through May 24. Performances are Thursdays through Sundays at 8 p.m. $20/adult; $10/student. For tickets, call 800-494-8497.

"Giant" through May 31 at Signature Theatre, 4200 Campbell Ave. Based on the novel by Edna Ferber. $49-$77/person. Visit www.signature-theatre.org or 703-573-SEAT.

See "Legacy of Light" through June 14 at Arena Stage. Tickets are $25-$66/person. Visit www.arenastage.org or 202-488-3300.

"The Prince Who Hopped a Bus" is playing through May 29. Natural Theatricals presents FREE evenings of storytelling and spoken word. This original program is suitable for families and recommended for audiences ages 8 to 88. Advance tickets or reservations are not needed. Friday, May 22, and Friday, May 29. All performances start at 7:30 p.m. at The Lyceum, 201 South Washington St. Contact info@naturaltheatricals.com or call Brian at 703-739-9338. www.naturaltheatricals.com.

MetroStage, 1201 N. Royal St., presents "Heroes" extended through May 31. Performances are Thursdays and Fridays at 8 p.m.; Saturdays at 5 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets $40-45. Visit www.metrostage.org or 800-494-8497 or 703-548-9044 for tickets.

Port City Playhouse presents "The Curious Savage" from May 29 through June 14 at Lee Center, 1108 Jefferson St. Shows are Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 8 p.m. with special Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. Visit www.portcityplayhouse.com for more.

Signature Theatre presents "See What I Wanna See" through May 31 at Ark Theatre, 4200 Campbell Ave. Tickets range between $49-$77. Visit www.signature-theatre.org for more.

Synthetic Theater 2009-10 season:

* "Dracula" directed by Paata Tsikurishvili, Sept. 25-Nov. 15 at the Rosslyn Spectrum.

* "Antony and Cleopatra" directed by Paata Tsikurishvili, Jan. 28-Feb. 28, 2010, at the Lansburgh Theatre;

* "Metamorphosis" directed by Derek Gooldman, April 9-May 22, 2010, at the Rosslyn Spectrum;

* "Othello" directed by Paata Tsikurishvili, May 27-June 13, 2010, at the Family Theater, The Kennedy Center.

Order tickets by calling 800-494-8497.

Synetic Theater, 4041 Campbell Ave., Arlington.

"Jeffrey" runs May 29-June 13 with performances Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. A Thursday night performance will take place on June 11, at 8 p.m. All performances will be held at the Gunston Arts Center - Theater One, located at 2700 S. Lang Street in Arlington. Tickets are $17 for adults and $15 for seniors and juniors. Seating is general admission; Tickets are available online for pre-purchase at www.DominionStage.org. Reservations can be made online or by calling 703-683-0502.

See "Lincolnesque" June 4 through June 28 at Theatre on the Run, 3700 S. Four Mile Run Drive. $25/person; $20/student, senior. Visit www.keegantheatre.com for more.