The show opens this Thursday, April 28, with a catered gala beginning at 7 p.m. at the Cell Theatre (700 First Street NW). The actual performance begins at 8 p.m. Reservations are recommended.
Hedda Gabler runs Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 p.m. with Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. through May 22. $22 general, $17 students/seniors. Thursdays (excluding opening night) feature a $10 student rush (with valid ID) and a $15 actor rush (with professional résumé). 766-9412.
Eric Bogosian's Suburbia taps into that undercurrent of sickness perhaps better than any play ever written. Director Aaron Worley brings this sadistic little piece of theatrical magic to life starting this weekend at the Vortex Theatre (2004 1/2 Central SE). Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. $10 general, $8 students/seniors. Sundays at 6 p.m. $8. Runs through May 21. 247-8600.