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"Art Beat" With Stephanie Kaye - Monday, October 5, 2008

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(Oct 6-Nov 22) THE ALCHEMIST Enter the world of the con artist, as the Shakespeare Theatre Company in downtown D.C. presents Ben Jonson's The Alchemist, opening tomorrow night and running through November 22nd. This comical romp follows the antics of three con men who take over the abandoned home of a wealthy man, exposing high society and its ills.

(October 7) ENGLEBERT WHO? You may have seen those late-night infomercials hawking the music of Engelbert Humperdinck, and now here's an opportunity to see this legendary crooner live at The Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda, Wednesday night at 8 p.m. The singer, born Arnold George Dorsey in Madras, India, will take to Strathmore's stage and demonstrate why he's been a headliner on the music scene for sixty years.

(October 7-) HYSTERIA Rep Stage in Columbia, Maryland brings Hysteria to the stage, opening Wednesday and running through November 1st. In this rollicking farce, all hell breaks loose when Sigmund Freud's final days battling cancer are interrupted by Salvador Dali and an attractive young student.

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