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Ben Cole (John), Scott Parkinson (M), and Liesel Allen Yeager (W) in Cock at Studio Theatre.
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Ben Cole (John), Scott Parkinson (M), and Liesel Allen Yeager (W) in Cock at Studio Theatre.

June 5-22: Cock

John can’t decide who he is or what he wants, and that’s posing a serious problem for his long-term boyfriend and newfound female love interest. As the three find themselves in an awkward and unwelcome love triangle, it’s up to John to resolve the situation. But that proves to be a tall order in Cock by Mike Bartlett. Directed by David Muse, the play is on stage at Studio Theatre through June 22 and includes strong language and sexual content.

June 7: The Magic of Hans Christian Andersen

Three, classic fairy tales will come to life this weekend at The Alden in McLean, where Richmond-based puppetry company Applause Unlimited will perform The Magic of Hans Christian Andersen. The show is this Saturday at 2 p.m. and will include “The Ugly Duckling,” “Thumbelina” and “The Emperor’s New Clothes.”

Music: “Little Red Rooster” by Rolling Stones Howling Wolf Instrumental


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