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Chesapeake Shakespeare Company in the Ruins June 8-July 13
Measure For Pleasure May 26-June 29
Pilobolus June 17
The Taming of the Shrew May 21-June 15
Arabian Nights June 13-July 29
The Mystery Of Irma Vep June 6-July 13

Sizzlin Summer 2008

Here Comes The Sunburn City Paper's 2008 Sizzlin' Summer Guide

Crew Romance Explaining The Allure of The Punishing Sport of Rowing | By Michael Byrne

Ocean City Vs. Rehoboth A She Said/She Said On Where to Park Your Beach Towel This Summer | By Heather Joslyn and Michelle Gienow

A Step Apart Community Drum Line and Step Group Makes Itself Heard | By Jess Harvell

Ahhhh! City Paper's Summer Drink Contest | By Edward Ericson Jr.

The Cowboy Way Local Gunslingers Take a Shot at the Wild West | By Chris Landers

A Wench in the Works Working at the Renaissance Festival Was as Much Bawd as Bard | By Erin Sullivan

Bee Cause State Apiarist Keeps An Eye On All That's Buzzing in Maryland | By Shelly Blake-Plock

Camped Out Trying to Engineer Your Child's Perfect Summer | By Charles Cohen

7 Reasons Why Summer in Baltimore Rules More Than Any Other Place On The Face of The Earth | By Ben Claassen III

Take One For The Other Team An O's Fan Suggests The Unthinkable--That You Watch The Nationals, Too | By Jeffrey Anderson

Posted 5/21/2008

Hauptmann, through May 24, drama, the Colonial Players, 108 East St., Annapolis, (410) 268-7373, www.cplayers.com, $15, seniors and students $10.

The Happy Time, through June 1, classic musical, Signature Theatre, 3806 S. Four Mile Run Drive, Arlington, Va., (703) 820-9771, www.sig-online.org, $22-$69.

Athony and Cleopatra, through July 6, Shakespeare, the Shakespeare Theatre, 450 7th St. NW, Washington, (202) 547-1122, www.shakespearedc.org, $35.50-$79.75.

Julius Caesar, through July 6, Shakespeare, the Shakespeare Theatre, 450 7th St. NW, Washington, (202) 547-1122, www.shakespearedc.org, $35.50-$79.75.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, May 21-June 8, musical, Toby's Dinner Theatre, 5900 Symphony Woods Road, Columbia, (410) 730-8311, www.tobysdinnetheatre.com, $30-$49.

The Wizard of Oz, May 21-June 8, musical, Toby's Dinner Theatre Baltimore, 5625 O'Donnell St., (410) 646-1600, www.tobysdinnetheatre.com, $32-$51.25.

The Taming of the Shrew, May 21-June 15, Shakespeare, Blackfriars Playhouse, 10 S. Market St., Staunton, Va., (540) 885-5588, www.ishakespeare.com, $18-$34.

The Merchant of Venice, May 21-June 14, Shakespeare, Blackfriars Playhouse, 10 S. Market St., Staunton, Va., (540) 885-5588, www.ishakespeare.com, $18-$34.

Henry V, May 21-June 14, Shakespeare, Blackfriars Playhouse, 10 S. Market St., Staunton, Va., (540) 885-5588,www.ishakespeare.com, $18-$34.

Shear Madness, May 21-Aug. 24, comedy, Kennedy Center Theater Lab, New Hampshire Avenue and F Street NW, Washington, (800) 444-1324, www.kennedy-center.org, $40-$50.

The Internationalist, May 21-June 22, comedy, the Studio Theatre, 1501 14th St. NW, Washington, (202) 332-3300, www.studiotheatre.org, $46-$49.

Art, May 21-June 29, comedy, Everyman Theatre, 1727 N. Charles, St., (410) 752-2208, www.everymantheatre.org, $16-$35.

The History Boys, May 21-May 31, drama, the Studio Theatre, 1501 14th St. NW, Washington, (202) 332-3300, www.studiotheatre.org, $46-$49.

Hamlet, May 22-June 1, Shakespeare, Carter Barron Amphitheatre, 16th Street and Colorado Avenue NW, Washington, (202) 547-1122,www.shakespearedc.org, free.

Seussical School Show, May 23, musical, Chesapeake Center for the Creative Arts, 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, (410) 636-6597, www.chesapeakearts.org, $10.

A Prairie Home Companion, May 23-24, Wolf Trap, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, Va., (703) 255-1900, www.wolftrap.com, $ 20-$48.

On the Town, May 23-June 21, comedy, Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre, 143 Compromise St., Annapolis, (410) 268-9212, www.summergarden.com, $18, students, seniors, and groups of 20 or more $15.

Measure for Pleasure, May 26-June 29, comedy, Woolly Mammoth, 7th and D streets NW, Washington, (202) 289-2443, www.woollymammoth.net

Nixon's Nixon, May 28-June 22, comedy, Round House Theatre, Bethesda, East West Highway Bethesda, (202) 644-1100, www.round-house.org, $50-$55.

Riverdance, May 29-June 1, dance, Wolf Trap, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, Va., (703) 255-1900, www.wolftrap.com, $ 20- $70.

Carmen, May 29-June 15, drama, the John F. Kennedy Center, New Hampshire Avenue and F Street NW, Washington, (800) 444-1324, www.kennedy-center.org, $35-$40.

SOLO: A Two-Person Show, May 30-June 1, comedy, Theatre Project, 45 W. Preston St., (410) 752-8558, www.theatreproject.org, $10-$20.

Polish Joke, May 30-June 29, comedy, Spotlighters Theatre, 817 St. Paul St., (410) 752-1225, www.spotlighters.org

Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure, May 31-June 15, mystery, Totem Pole Playhouse, Caledonia State Park, Chambersburg, Pa., (888) 805-7056, www.totempoleplayhouse.org, $38-$46.

The Mystery of Irma Vep, June 6-July 13, comedy, Arena Stage, 1800 S. Bell St., Arlington, Va., (202) 554-9066, www.arenastage.com, $49-$54.

Anastasia, June 6-29, drama, Vagabond Theatre, 806 S. Broadway, (410) 563-9135, www.vagabondplayers.com, $15.

Hello Dolly!, June 6-22, musical, Church Hill Theatre, 103 Walnut St., Church Hill, (410) 758-1331, www.churchhilltheatre.org

Pryor Experience, June 6, comedy, Hippodrome Theatre, 12 N. Eutaw St., (410) 481-7328, www.francemerrickpac.com, $100.

The Comedy of Errors, June 8-July 13, Shakespeare, Chesapeake Shakespeare Company in the Ruins, Patapsco Female Institute Historic Park, 3691 Sarah's Lane, Ellicott City, (877) 639-3728, $25, 18 and under free.

The Tempest, June 8-July 13, Shakespeare, Shakespeare, Chesapeake Shakespeare Company in the Ruins, Patapsco Female Institute Historic Park, 3691 Sarah's Lane, Ellicott City, (877) 639-3728, $25, 18 and under free.

The Imaginary Invalid, June 10-July 27, comedy, the Shakespeare Theatre, 450 7th St. NW, Washington, (202) 547-1122, www.shakespearedc.org, $35.50-$79.75.

The Mousetrap, June 11-July 6, mystery, Olney Theatre Center, 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road, (301) 925-3400, www.olneytheatre.org, $25-$43.

All Shook Up, June 12-Aug. 24, musical, Toby's Dinner Theatre, 5900 Symphony Woods Road, Columbia, (410) 730-8311, www.tobysdinnetheatre.com, $30-$49.

Arabian Nights, June 13-July 29, drama, Theatre Hopkins, Johns Hopkins University, Mattin Center, Charles and 34th streets, (410) 516-7159, www.jhu.edu/theatre, $5-$15.

Nunsense, June 13-29, comedy, Cockpit-in-Court Theatre, Essex campus, Community College of Baltimore County, 7201 Rossville Blvd., (410) 780-6369, www.ccbcmd.edu/cockpit/shows.h.., $7-$18.

Sacred Circle: Adult Wellness, June 14, dance, Theatre Project, 45 W. Preston St., (410) 752-8558, www.theatreproject.org, $10-$15.

The Lion and the Mouse, June 14-Aug.16, kids, Classika Theatre, 4041 28th St., Arlington, Va., (703) 824-6200, www.classika.org

Lying in State, June 17-29, comedy, Totem Pole Playhouse, Caledonia State Park, Chambersburg, Pa., (888) 805-7056, www.totempoleplayhouse.org, $38-$46.

Pilobolus, June 17, dance, Wolf Trap, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, Va., (703) 255-1900, www.wolftrap.com, $8-$38.

'Gaytino!--My Fabulous Life in Story and Song, June 17-18, comedy, Kennedy Center Terrace Theater, New Hampshire Avenue and F Street NW, Washington, (800) 444-1324, www.kennedy-center.org, $38.

Twelfth Night, June 17-Dec. 5, Shakespeare, Blackfriars Playhouse, 10 S. Market St., Staunton, Va., (540) 885-5588, www.ishakespeare.com, $18-$34.

King Lear, June 18-Dec. 6, Shakespeare, Blackfriars Playhouse, 10 S. Market St., Staunton, Va., (540) 885-5588, www.ishakespeare.com, $18-$34.

Stuff Happens, June 18-July 20, drama, Olney Theatre Center, 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road, (301) 925-3400, www.olneytheatre.org, $25-$43.

West Side Story, June 19-Aug.24, musical, Toby's Dinner Theatre Baltimore, 5625 O'Donnell St., (410) 646-1600, www.tobysdinnetheatre.com, $32-$51.25.

Measure for Measure, June 20-Dec. 6, Shakespeare, Blackfriars Playhouse, 10 S. Market St., Staunton, Va., (540) 885-5588, www.ishakespeare.com, $18-$34.

Love, Sex, and the I.R.S., June 20-29, comedy, Cockpit-in-Court Theatre, Essex campus, Community College of Baltimore County, 7201 Rossville Blvd., (410) 780-6369, www.ccbcmd.edu/cockpit/shows.h.., $7-$18.

The Exonerated, June 20-July 12, drama, Mobtown Theater, 3600 Clipper Mill Road, (410) 467-3057, www.mobtownplayers.com

H.M.S. Pinafore, June 20, musical, Wolf Trap, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, Va., (703) 255-1900, www.wolftrap.com, $8-$48.

The Gondoliers, June 21, opera, Wolf Trap, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, Va., (703) 255-1900, www.wolftrap.com, $8-$48.

the UnPOSSESSED, June 21-22, Kennedy Center Terrace Theater, New Hampshire Avenue and F Street NW, Washington, (800) 444-1324, www.kennedy-center.org, $38.

Dance Baltimore: Ageless Grace, June 22, dance, Theatre Project, 45 W. Preston St., (410) 752-8558, www.theatreproject.org

Disney's The Lion King, June 26-Aug. 24, musical, Kennedy Center Opera House, New Hampshire Avenue and F Street NW, Washington, (800) 444-1324, www.kennedy-center.org, $25-$135.

Twelfth Night, June 27-July 13, Shakespeare, the Meadow at Evergreen Museum and Library, 4545 N. Charles St., (410) 366-8596, www.baltimoreshakespeare.org, $15-$25.

Forever Plaid, June 27-July 26, musical, Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre, 143 Compromise St., Annapolis, (410) 268-9212, www.summergarden.com, $18, students, seniors, and groups of 20 or more $15.

Rent, June 27-29, musical, Wolf Trap, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, Va., (703) 255-1900, www.wolftrap.com, $25-$80.

Inside/Out, June 27-29, drama, the Kennedy Center's Family Center, 2700 W St. NW, Washington, (202) 467-4600, www.kennedy-center.org, $20.

The Underpants, July 1-13, comedy, Totem Pole Playhouse, Caledonia State Park, Chambersburg, Pa., (888) 805-7056, www.totempoleplayhouse.org, $38-$46.

Candide, July 6, opera, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, Va., (703) 255-1900, www.wolftrap.com, $20-$55.

Willy Wonka Junior, July 11-20, musical, Cockpit-in-Court Theatre, Essex campus, Community College of Baltimore County, 7201 Rossville Blvd., (410) 780-6369, www.ccbcmd.edu/cockpit/shows.h.., $7-$18.

The Gondoliers, July 12-20, opera, Young Victorian Theatre Company, Bryn Mawr, 109 W. Melrose Ave., (410) 323-3077, www.yvtc.org

Bell, Book, and Candle, July 15-27, comedy, Totem Pole Playhouse, Caledonia State Park, Chambersburg, Pa., (888) 805-7056, www.totempoleplayhouse.org, $38-$46.

Russian American Kids Circus on Stage, July 15-19, kids, Prince George's Little Theatre, Publick Playhouse, 5445 Landover Road, Cheverly, (301) 277-1710, www.pgparks.com/places/artfac/.., $7-$10.

Urine Town, July 18-Aug. 3, musical, Cockpit-in-Court Theatre, Essex campus, Community College of Baltimore County, 7201 Rossville Blvd., (410) 780-6369, www.ccbcmd.edu/cockpit/shows.h.., $7-$18.

Welcome Home, Jenny Sutter, July 19-27, drama, Kennedy Center Terrace Theater, New Hampshire Avenue and F Street NW, Washington, (800) 444-1324, www.kennedy-center.org, $25.

Proof, July 25-Aug. 3, drama, Cockpit-in-Court Theatre, Essex campus, Community College of Baltimore County, 7201 Rossville Blvd., (410) 780-6369, www.ccbcmd.edu/cockpit/shows.h.., $7-$18.

Oatmeal and Kisses, July 29-Aug. 10, comedy, Totem Pole Playhouse, Caledonia State Park, Chambersburg, Pa., (888) 805-7056, www.totempoleplayhouse.org, $38-$46.

Baltimore Playwrights Festival, Aug.1-23, Mobtown Theater, 3600 Clipper Mill Road, (410) 467-3057, www.mobtownplayers.com

All Shook Up, Aug. 1-30, musical, Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre, 143 Compromise St., Annapolis, (410) 268-9212, www.summergarden.com, $18, students, seniors, and groups of 20 or more $15.

Rabbit Hole, Aug. 6-31, drama, Olney Theatre Center, 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road, (301) 925-3400, www.olneytheatre.org, $25-$43.

Greater Tuna, Aug. 9-24, comedy, Church Hill Theatre, 103 Walnut St., Church Hill, (410) 758-1331, www.churchhilltheatre.org

The Taffetas, Aug.12-24, musical, Totem Pole Playhouse, Caledonia State Park, Chambersburg, Pa., (888) 805-7056, www.totempoleplayhouse.org, $38-$46.

DOUBT, A Parable, Aug. 27-Oct. 5, drama, Everyman Theatre, 1727 N. Charles, St., (410) 752-2208, www.everymantheatre.org

The Producers, Aug. 28-Nov. 23, Musical, Toby's Dinner Theatre, 5900 Symphony Woods Road, Columbia, (410) 730-8311, www.tobysdinnetheatre.com, $30-$49.

Les Mis'rables, Aug. 29-Sept.7, musical, Wolf Trap, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, Va., (703) 255-1900, www.wolftrap.com, $25-$80.

Resurrection, Aug. 29-Oct. 5, drama, Arena Stage, 1800 S. Bell St., Arlington, Va., (202) 554-9066, www.arenastage.com, $8.

Page-to-Stage Festival, Aug.31-Sept.1, Kennedy Center Various Theaters, New Hampshire Avenue and F Street NW, Washington, (800) 444-1324, www.kennedy-center.org

Hamlet, Sept.1, Shakespeare, Blackfriars Playhouse, 10 S. Market St., Staunton, Va., (540) 885-5588, www.ishakespeare.com, $18-$34. H

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