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M7J;H"M7J;H;L;HOM>;H;0 Rex Daugherty stars as Jack and Hyla Matthews Heyniger stars as Calypso in Imagination Stage’s production of “Aquarium,” part of its “My First Imagination Stage” program. The series is intended for theatergoers ages 1 to 5 and includes lots of interactive activities. The kids sit in a circle onstage and generally wig out from joy.

LAST CHANCE Les Justes: An adapta-

is limited for discussions of such trivial LAST CHANCE Peter DiMuro: Future

tion of Albert Camus’ play about politi-

matters as the Meaning of Everything,

cally motivated violence is presented by

dramatist David Ives’ battle of intel-

Preludes: A range of dancers in

WSC Avant Bard, through Sun., $25-$35.

lectual wills may not be the summer

DiMuro’s world premiere perform

Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington;

tonic you’re seeking,” Post theater critic

ancient hula, Sri Lankan dance, clog-


Peter Marks wrote in July 2010. “Con-

ging and urban street dance, all set to

sider, though, that this is no dry exer-

the music of Rachmaninoff, through Fri.

cise in pedagogy; it’s a vigorous act of

Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H St.

Light In the Darkness: Tantehorse Physical Theater Company of the Czech Republic performs, through March 25, $45-$55. Synetic Theater at Crystal City, 1800 S. Bell St., Arlington; 800494-8497, New Jerusalem: the Interrogation Of Baruch De Spinoza: Theater J remounts its 2010 production, based on the 1656 interrogation of the Jewish philosopher and alleged heretic Baruch De Spinoza. “Certainly, if your tolerance

theatrical investigation.” Performances

NE; 202-399-7993,

begin Wed. at 7:30 p.m., through April 1,

LAST CHANCE Red: Painter Mark Rothko

$20-$60, $41-$56 seniors, $15-$25 age

struggles with his legacy as he cre-

35 and younger. Theater J, 1529 16th St.

ates murals for a restaurant and hires a

NW; 800-494-8497,

new assistant, through Sun., $55-$100.

LAST CHANCE P.Nokio: A computer

Arena Stage, 1101 Sixth St. SW; 202-488-

game designer creates a “son” in this updated version of “Pinocchio,” through Sun., $10-$22. Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave., Bethesda; 301-280-1660,

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