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"Hamlet" The Richmond Shakespeare Festival comes to a close with an outdoor rendition of the Bard's most acclaimed tragedy, opening July 16 at 8 p.m. at Agecroft Hall, continuing every Thursday-Sunday through Aug. 2. $13-$26. 4305 Sulgrave Road. 866-227-3849.


"A Day in Hollywood, A Night in the Ukraine" The Henrico Theatre Company presents two one-act plays, the first a revue of classic Hollywood songs, and the second a Marx Brothers-inspired comedy at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, continuing Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8 p.m., Saturday, July 18 and 25, at 2:30 p.m. and 8 p.m., and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. $8-$10. 2880 Mountain Road. 501-5859.

"Arsenic and Old Lace" Swift Creek Mill Theatre presents this world-famous comedy about two seemingly sweet old ladies who populate their cellar with the remains of socially and religiously unacceptable roomers. Production runs through Aug. 1. $35-$50. 748-5203. 17401 Jefferson Davis Highway.

"Driving Miss Daisy" Barksdale Theatre presents the Pulitzer Prize-winning story of the widow Daisy Werthan and the friendship that develops with her black chauffeur Hoke, challenging her longstanding prejudices. Production continues through Aug. 2. $35-$28. 1601 Willow Lawn Drive. 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.

"Summer of '42" Stage 1 Theatre Company presents the Richmond premiere of a musical of the 1971 Oscar-winning film about a young boy, Hermie, and his friends Oscy and Benjie. They're vacationing on Nantucket, looking to achieve their first sexual encounters. Production continues every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday through July 18. $10-$22. 9130 Dickey Drive in Mechanicsville. 427-7548.

"Thoroughly Modern Millie" Barksdale Theatre presents an adaptation of this Tony award-winning musical about a young woman's introduction to New York City during the Roaring '20s, continuing through Aug. 2. $20-$40. 114 W. Broad St. 282-2620.

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