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"Chapter Two" The Chamberlayne Actors Theatre presents playwright Neil Simon's semiautobiographical story about a writer who after the death of his wife is sent on a series of unwanted and unsuccessful dates by his matchmaking younger brother . Opening May 27 the production continues through June 13. $15-$20. 319 N. Wilkinson Road. 262-9760.


"Altar Boyz" Swift Creek Mill Theatre presents this musical comedy about a religiously bent boy band featuring, Matthew, Mark, Luke, Juan and Abraham, with performances running through May 30. $35-$50. 17401 Jefferson Davis Highway. For dates and times call 748-5203.

"I Ought to Be in Pictures" The Barksdale Theatre at Hanover Tavern presents Neil Simon's play about a once successful Hollywood screenwriter suddenly thrust into a new kind of challenge when his daughter appears on his doorstep. Performances run through June 21. $35-$38. 13181 Hanover Courthouse Road. 282-2620.

"Murder in the Court" The Mystery Dinner Playhouse performs a murder-mystery comedy featuring a courtroom backdrop, complete with judge, jury and an executioner at the Holiday Inn West End. Performances continue each Saturday at 7:30 p.m. through Oct. 10. $42. 2000 Staples Mill Road. 649-2583.

"True West" The Henley Street Theatre Company presents this drama by Sam Shepard about the reunion, rivalry and confrontation of two polar-opposite brothers in their absent mother's California home. Performances run through May 30. $15-$20. 4901 Old Brook Road. 340-0115.

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