Brighton Beach Memoirs
This comedy by Neil Simon is a coming-of-age story about a Jewish, Polish-American teen set in the Brighton Beach section of Brooklyn, N.Y., in 1937. 6 p.m. Friday, July 1; Saturday, July 2. Washington County Playhouse, 44 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. $38.50 for adults; $34.50 for seniors and students; $25 children ages 5 to 11. Call 301-739-7469.
Plus-size heroine Tracy Turnblad wins a spot on the local TV dance program and finds herself a teen celebrity. Friday and Saturday evenings; matinees on the first, third and fifth Sunday of each month and select Sunday evenings. Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre, Willowtree Plaza, 5 Willowdale Drive, Frederick, Md. Tickets cost $25 to $46. Call 301-662-6600 or go to www.wayoffbroadway.com.