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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, April 17

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Young James (Sean Silvia, center) is joined by his friends The Mayor's Wife (Megan Graves), Earthworm (Phillip Reid), Centipede (Eric Messner), Miss Spider (Lauren Du Pree), Ladybug (Leigh Jameson), Grasshopper (Matthew Schleigh), and Director (Joe Brack) in Imagination Stage's production of James and the Giant Peach.
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Young James (Sean Silvia, center) is joined by his friends The Mayor's Wife (Megan Graves), Earthworm (Phillip Reid), Centipede (Eric Messner), Miss Spider (Lauren Du Pree), Ladybug (Leigh Jameson), Grasshopper (Matthew Schleigh), and Director (Joe Brack) in Imagination Stage's production of James and the Giant Peach.

Apr. 17-May 26: James and the Giant Peach and The Magic Finger
Generations of children have grown up reading the whimsical books by British novelist Roald Dahl. And two of his celebrated stories are jumping from the page to the stage, Imagination Stage in Bethesda, that is. You can take your kids to see James and the Giant Peach and The Magic Finger through May 26. The first tale is about a young orphaned boy who embarks on the adventure of a lifetime with a gang of new friends, who happen to be giant, talking bugs. The second production follows 8-year-old Lucy and her mischievous magic finger.

Apr. 17-May 5: Boeing Boeing
Starting tonight you can see Boeing Boeing, a Tony Award-winning farce by French playwright Marc Camoletti. The 1960s bedroom comedy follows the exploits of an American playboy living in Paris. None of Bernard's three flight attendant fiancées suspect a thing, until an unexpected visit from an old friend threatens to upset his careful balancing act. You can catch the show at Rep Stage in Columbia through May 5.

Music: "The Joker (Instrumental)" by Steve Miller Band

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