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What's playing in D.C.-area theates

arena stage

1101 Sixth St., S.W.


Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill, a musical portrait of singer Billie Holiday at the end of her life. Through June 4. In the Kreeger. $49-$68.

ford's theatre

511 10th St., N.W.


Shenandoah , musical set in Virginia during the Civil War. Stars Scott Bakula through April 30; Brian Sutherland May 2-21.$25-$52.

kennedy center

2700 F St., N.W.

800/444-1324, 202/467-4600;

The Canterbury Tales, Royal Shakespeare Company presents Geoffrey Chaucer's classic in two self-contained parts. April 15-May 7. Eisenhower Theater. $25-$78.

Walking the Winds: Arabian Tales, world premiere. Stories reflect the music and traditions of the Arab world with song and dance. Ages 9 and up. Through April 16. Family Theater. All seats $15.

L'Elisir D'Amore by Gaetano Donizetti. Washington National Opera. Through April 17. Opera House. $45-$190.

Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner. The first in the Washington National Opera's staging of an "American Ring" cycle. Through April 14. Opera House. $45-$190.

Shear Madness continues in the Theater Lab. $34.

the shakespeare theatre

450 Seventh St., N.W.


The Persians by Aeschylus, classical Greek tragedy about the perils of unbridled pride. Through May 21. $14.25-$71.25.

the studio theatre

1501 14th St., N.W.


Frozen. Three people's lives are connected by the disappearance of a 10-year-old girl. April 12-May 7. Milton Theatre. $25.

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, portrait of a charismatic teacher who dared to forge her own path. Through April 15. Metheny Theatre. $32-$52.

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D.C. Jewish Community Center

1529 16th St., N.W.

Info: 202/777-3229;

Tickets: 800/494-8497;

Bal Masque. Richard Greenberg ("Take Me Out") surveys social change in 1966. Through May 21. $15-$40.

washington shakespeare company

Clark Street Playhouse

601 S. Clark St., Arlington

Tickets: 800/494-8497

Info: 703/418-4808;

Richard II, Shakespeare's take on the rise and fall of English royal houses. April 13-May 14. $22-$30.

woolly mammoth theatre company

641 D St., N.W.


The Gigli Concert by Tom Murphy. A return of one of Woolly's most acclaimed hits, with the original 1996 cast and director. Through May 7. $30-$48.

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