Gregory Wooddell (Jack) and Anthony Roach (Algernon) in the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s production of The Importance of Being Earnest, directed by Keith Baxter.
Jan. 28-Mar. 9: The Importance of Being Earnest
Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest is on stage through March 9 at Shakespeare Theatre Company in Northwest. In this Victorian-era farce, fast dialogue and an even quicker sense of wit mock the arbitrary rules of high society as a pair of eligible bachelors struggle to win over two ladies who are enamored by a name.
Jan. 28-Feb. 8: The Ballad of the Red Knight
This Friday through February 8 you can head to the Port City Playhouse in Alexandria to see The Ballad of the Red Knight, a fast-paced adventure comedy reminiscent of Shrek or The Princess Bride. Written and directed by Scott Courlander, this parody of the medieval fantasy genre follows a prince on a mission to save his kingdom from an evil nemesis.
Music: “Tea for Two [Cha Cha]” by Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra