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Bard Bash 2008 Richmond Shakespeare presents a fundraiser for the organization with a summer preview, silent auction, meet-the-actors and more, 7-8:30 p.m. at Agecroft Hall, May 3. Tickets are $10-$80. 4395 Sulgrave Road. Call (866) BARD-TIX or visit

"The O.T." A update of "Our Town," presented by the Henley Street Theater Company at Battery Park Christian Church. Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Through May 4. Tickets are $5-$10. 4201 Brook Road. 340-0115.

"Ramshackle Inn" The John Tyler Community College Theatre presents a mystery set in a 1940s Massachusetts inn at 7 p.m. May 1. Through May 4. 1301 Jefferson Davis Highway (Chester campus). 594-1498.

Studio 3 The Richmond Ballet presents "Mozarian" and "Voyages" at 6:30 p.m. at the Richmond Ballet Studio Theatre May 6. Through May 11. 407 E. Canal St. 262-8003.

"Sex Education" A burlesque show presented by The Modern Burlesque Brigade with music from Miniver Jazz Trio at 8 and 10 p.m. at Studio X, May 3. Tickets are $15. 2707 W. Broad St. 340-0225.

"The Noun" Improvisational troupe Cousin Sheckie performs at ComedySportz Improv Theatre at 7:30 p.m. May 1 and 10 p.m. May 3. 7115A Staples Mill Road. 266-9377.


The Firehouse Theatre Cabaret A series of 10-minute plays with music by Ryan Corbitt during intervals. Thursdays and Fridays at 8 p.m. Through May 17. 1609 W. Broad St. 355-2001.

"Greater Tuna" A comedy about a small Texas town at the Barksdale Theatre at Hanover Tavern. Tickets are $35-$38. 13181 Hanover Courthouse Road. Thursdays-Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m.

"Once Upon a Mattress" A musical take on the classic tale of "The Princess and the Pea," at the Swift Creek Mill Theatre Thursdays-Saturdays at 8 p.m. Tickets are $31.50-$41.50. Through June 14. 748-5203.

Mystery Dinner Playhouse "Murdered by the Mob," a gangster-style murder mystery set in the 1930s, at 7:30 p.m. Through June 16. Tickets are $39.95. 2000 Staples Mill Road. 649-2583.

"Peter Pan" Theatre IV presents the classic tale of the boy who never grows up at the Empire Theatre. Fridays at 7 p.m., Saturdays at 3 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $24-$32. 114 W. Broad St. 344-8040.

"The Little Dog Laughed" A satire of Hollywood hypocrisy at the Barksdale Theatre. Thursday-Saturday at 8 p.m. with Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Tickets are $35-$38. Through May 18. 1601 Willow Lawn Drive. 282-2620.

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