Barksdale Theatre "Anything Goes," the Cole Porter musical about romance on an ocean liner, starts June 17 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $34-$38. Through Aug. 14. 1601 Willow Lawn Drive. Call 282-2620 or visit www.barksdalerichmond.org.
C3 Center Richmond Ensemble Theater presents "Rat in the Skull," a play about tensions in Northern Ireland, June 15 at 7 p.m. Suggested donation is $10. 1801 E. Cary St. 474-3639.
Festival of Arts The Dogwood Dell summer arts series continues with Word Beat (poetry and drums), June 16 at 8 p.m.; Kevin Davis and Ban Caribe (Latin soul), June 18 at 8 p.m.; and Gregg Kimball (traditional blues), June 19 at 4 p.m. For more information, call 646-3355.
Swift Creek Mill Theatre "Hank Williams: Lost Highway," the story of the life and music of the country singer, takes the stage June 16 at 8 p.m. Admission is $28.50-$41.25. Through Aug. 20. 17401 Jefferson Davis Highway. 748-5203.
Chamberlayne Actors Theatre "Sylvia," a comedy about a dog that comes between a husband and wife, shows at 8 p.m. Through June 18. Tickets are $13. 319 Wilkinson Road. 262-9760.
ComedySportz "The Empire Rocks Back," an improv musical parody based on "Star Wars V," Fridays at 10 p.m. Through June 25. Tickets are $12-$14. 266-9377.
Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen The On-the-Air Radio Players perform an old-time radio show, "Christmas in June," June 15 at 8 p.m. Free. 2880 Mountain Road. 798-4157.
Landmark Theater Argentine musical epic "Evita" runs through June 19 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $36-$56. 6 N. Laurel St. 780-0200.
Richmond Shakespeare Festival Encore! Theatre Company kicks off the eighth season of Bard-tastic plays at Agecroft Hall and Gardens with "A Comedy of Errors," a take on mistaken identities, identical twins and love, through July 3 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $23. 4305 Sulgrave Road. Call (866) 227-3849 or visit www.richmondshakespeare.com.
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