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Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen The Henrico Teen Theatre Company presents "Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf," a combination of the tales of the Three Little Pigs and Little Red Riding Hood, Aug. 2-5 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. daily. Free. 2880 Mountain Road. 501-5859.

Dogwood Dell Festival of the Arts The summer performance series at the Dogwood Dell Amphitheater ends with "Follies," Aug. 4-5 at 8:30 p.m. and Aug. 6 at 6:30 p.m. On the Ha'Penny Stage: "Famous for a Few," a youth talent show, Aug. 2 at 11 a.m., and "Lifestage," by Youth Teen Theatre, Aug. 6 at 4 p.m. Free. 646-3355.


Barksdale Theater The threat of male nudity is quite real with the Barksdale's production of the musical "The Full Monty" at 8 p.m. through Aug. 13 with some 2 p.m. matinees. Tickets are $34-$38. 1601 Willow Lawn Drive. 282-2620.

Mystery Dinner Playhouse The dinner theater presents "Murder Ahoy!" a four-course pirate murder mystery, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. in the Best Western Governor's Inn. Through Oct. 14. Tickets are $36.95. 9826 Midlothian Turnpike. Call 649-2583 or visit

Richmond Shakespeare Festival The season continues with the story of fate and Scottish people, "Macbeth," at Agecroft Hall at 8 p.m. Thursdays-Sundays through Aug. 6. Tickets are $13-$23. 4305 Sulgrave Road. Call (866) BARD-TIX or visit

Science Museum of Virginia The Carpenter Science Theatre Company presents a farcical take on "Hansel and Gretel" at 1 and 3 p.m., Thursdays-Mondays through Aug. 31. Free with admission. 2500 W. Broad St. 864-1400.

St. John's Episcopal Church A re-enactment of the Second Virginia Convention, featuring Patrick Henry's "Liberty or Death" speech, starts at 2 p.m. every Sunday with an organ recital at 1:30 p.m. Through Sept. 4. Donations accepted. 2401 E. Broad St. 649-7938.

Swift Creek Mill Theatre "Steel Magnolias" Fridays-Saturdays at 8 p.m. with some matinees. Through Aug. 12. Tickets are $28.50-$41.25. 17401 Jefferson Davis Highway. For more information, call 748-5203 or visit

Sycamore Rouge "The Taming of the Shrew" uses larger-than-life puppets Fridays-Saturdays at 8 p.m. with Sunday matinees and runs through Aug. 12. Tickets are $15. 21 W. Old St., Petersburg. 957-5707. S

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