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Agecroft Hall and Gardens Applause Unlimited presents Travelin' Jack & Company, a puppet show of Colonial-era stories for kids and adults, Feb. 20 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $6. 4305 Sulgrave Road. 353-4241.

Blackwell Community Center The community center presents a performance about the life of abolitionist Sojourner Truth, Feb. 17 at 4:30 p.m. Free. 300 E. 15th St. 646-8630.

Chesterfield Libraries Storyteller Len Cabral spins African and Caribbean folktales at Enon Library, Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. He appears at other libraries through Feb. 26. For a listing of appearances, call 768-7941.

Great Hope Church The African American Heritage Committee and the Richmond Community Theater Guild present "No Time for Crying," Feb. 19 at 5 p.m. Donations accepted. 2101 Venable St. 648-8041.

Landmark Theater The Virginia Opera presents Wagner's "Tristan & Isolde," Feb. 18 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 20 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $40-$85. 6 N. Laurel St. Call 262-8003 or visit

Richmond Coliseum The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus comes to Richmond, Feb. 16 at 7:30 p.m. Through Feb. 21. Tickets are $13-$75. 601 E. Leigh St. Call 262-8100 or

St. Catherine's School The Richmond Ensemble Theater presents "Underneath the Lintel," Feb. 18-19 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $9-$10. 6001 Grove Ave. 278-8749.

W.E. Singleton Center Theatre VCU presents a retelling of Ovid's myths in "Metamorphosis," Feb. 17 at 7:30 p.m. The show runs through Feb. 27. Tickets are $8-$12. 922 Park Ave. 828-6026.

Woman's Club The Concert Ballet of Virginia presents "Winter Repertory Gala" with the Concert Ballet Orchestra, Feb. 18 at 8 p.m. and Feb. 20 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $15-$18. 211 E. Franklin St. 798-0945.


Barksdale Theatre The Barksdale Theatre and Living Word Stage Company present "Crowns," a gospel musical, through March 6. Tickets are $34-$38. 1601 Willow Lawn Drive, Suite 301-E. 282-2620.

Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen The Henrico Theatre Company presents the "19th Annual One-Act Plays" Thursdays-Sundays through Feb. 27. Free. 2880 Mountain Road. 560-5567.

Fieldens Cabaret Theatre The Richmond Triangle Players present the musical "Breathe" at 8 p.m. Through Feb. 26. Tickets are $10-$16. 346-8113.

Mystery Dinner Playhouse "Murder Came From Outer Space," a sci-fi dinner-theater mystery, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. at the Governor's Inn-Best Western. Through June 11. Tickets are $36.95. 9826 Midlothian Turnpike. 649-2583.

Richmond Ballet Studio 2 presents "Windows" at the Studio Theatre. Through Feb. 20. Tickets are $15-$20. 407 E. Canal St. Call 344-0906 or

Swift Creek Mill Theatre The Acts of Faith festival continues with "The Diary of Anne Frank," Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. with Sunday matinees. Through March 5. Tickets are $29.25-$31.25. 17401 Jefferson Davis Highway. 748-5203.

Theatre IV The Living Word Stage Company presents August Wilson's "Two Trains Running," a play about the changes of the civil rights movement in a small diner, Fridays-Sundays until Feb. 27. Tickets are $18. 114 W. Broad St. 355-2187.

Tony Cosby Theatre Company The Tony Cosby Theatre Company presents "King Speaks," a re-enactment of speeches by Martin Luther King Jr., and "The Meeting," a fictional encounter between King and Malcolm X, at various locations through Feb. 25. For more information, call

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