Marks in 2017 as “the breakthrough play
that Broadway has been waiting for...”
the eight-time Tony Award nominated
drama is a quirky and clever “sequel”
to Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen’s
1879 masterpiece. See website for
schedule and prices. Round House
Theatre, Bethesda. 240-644-1100,
HOW THE OTHER HALF LOVES. Presented
in partnership with Montgomery
Playhouse, this production of beloved
British comedic writer Sir Alan Ayckbourn’s
hilarious tale of matrimonial mayhem is
full of his trademark wit, sharp dialogue
and surprising plot twists. Recommended
for ages 15 and older. 8 p.m. Fridays
and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. $20;
$18 for students ages 15-21. The Arts
Barn, Gaithersburg. 301-258-6394,
IYANLA VANZANT. Celebrating the updated
25th-anniversary edition of her best-selling book, Acts of Faith, the host of
Iyanla: Fix My Life on the Oprah Winfrey
Network shares her words of wisdom and
encouragement on her “Acts of Faith Remix
Tour.” 8 p.m. $38-$90 ($90 ticket includes
autographed copy of Acts of Faith). The
Music Center at Strathmore, North
Bethesda. 301-581-5100, strathmore.org.
June 27-July 7
L’HOMME CIRQUE. World-renowned
high-wire dancer—and Cirque du Soleil
veteran—David Dimitri preforms his
own one-man circus. The act features a
high-wire crossing at 150 feet above the
ground, human cannon launch and more.
Check website for schedule. $20-$30 ($75
VIP). Strathmore Campus (outdoors and in
a tent), North Bethesda. 301-581-5100,
COLOR IN MAY. Local artist Catherine
Levinson, who studied painting at the
Museu de Arte Moderna in Rio de Janeiro,
is known for hard-edge painting with
vibrant colors. Noon- 6 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays. Opening reception 6-8 p.m.
May 10. Free. Gallery B, Bethesda. 301-
RICHARD DANA: ARTIST TALK AND
TOUR. Learn about the artist’s sources
of inspiration and his creative process
in an in-depth talk and tour of his
exhibition, Here and Where. 3-5 p.m. Free;
reservations required. VisArts at Rockville,
Rockville. 301-315-8200, visartscenter.org.
June 1-July 31
32ND BIENNIAL EXHIBITION OF THE
CREATIVE CRAFTS COUNCIL. Showcasing
handmade jewelry, ceramics, textiles
and woodwork from Washington, D.C.-area artisans. 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Tuesdays,
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays; 10 a.m.-
9 p.m. Wednesdays; noon- 4 p.m. Sundays.
Opening reception 7 p.m. June 6. Free. The
Mansion at Strathmore, North Bethesda.
DUNNIE ONASANYA: HAND-PAINTED AND
JEWELED DEKA MASKS. The VisArts
studio artist’s work often references
symbolism of her faith and African culture.
Create your own Onasanya-inspired
jeweled “DEKA mask”—originating from
Ghana and symbolizing protection. Noon- 3
p.m. $20. VisArts at Rockville, Rockville.
BETHESDA PAINTING AWARDS EXHIBITION.
Works by the ;nalists in this year’s
Bethesda Painting Awards will be on
display. The competition was established
by philanthropist and community activist
Carol Trawick in 2005, and invites artists
from Maryland, Washington, D.C., and
Virginia to compete for a top prize of
$10,000. Opening reception 6-8 p.m. June
14. Noon- 6 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday.
Free. Gallery B, Bethesda. bethesda.org.
June 15 and 22
LOOM BUILDING AND WEAVING. Teens
and adults will learn the skills required
to craft their own loom and create a
monogrammed wall hanging in this two-
Bethesda’s Gallery B will
display paintings by Catherine
Levinson from May 1 to 25.
part workshop. All tools and materials are
included. Recommended for ages 13 and
older; no experience required. 1-2 p.m.
June 15; 1-3 p.m. June 22. $150. The
Mansion at Strathmore, North Bethesda.
EXHIBIT AT STUDIO B. Artists Linda Button
(drawing and oil painting), Judy Gilbert
Levey (oil and studio painting), Shanthi
Chandrasekar (drawing, painting and
mixed media) and Sara Leibman (painting
and mixed media) create, showcase and
sell their work onsite. 1-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays and by appointment. Receptions
with the artists 6-8 p.m. May 10 and June
14. Studio B, Bethesda. 301-215-7880,
EXHIBIT AT TRIANGLE ART STUDIOS.
The gallery displays work by Jill Newman
(needle-felting), Maruja Quezada (painter
of landscapes, still lifes, portraits and
;gures), Barbara Siegel (oil painter and
illustrator) and Clare Winslow (printmaking,
painting and mixed media). 1-5 p.m.
Fridays and Saturdays. Receptions with
the artists 6-8 p.m. May 10 and June 14.
Triangle Art Studios, Bethesda. 301-215-
CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
HOMEFRONT STREET CARS. A special
exhibit of streetcars and a look at the
impact of World War II on the home front.
Noon- 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. $10;
$8 for children ages 2-17 and seniors
ages 65 and older. National Capital Trolley
Museum, Silver Spring. 301-384-6088,
May 9-June 23
CINDERELLA. This production of the fairy
tale, set in 17th-century France, was
acclaimed at the 1997 National Puppet COUR