Barksdale Theatre The Barksdale Theatre and Living Word Stage Company present "Crowns," a gospel musical, Jan. 28 at 8 p.m. with weekend matinees. Tickets are $34-$38. 1601 Willow Lawn Drive, Suite 301-E. 282-2620.
Chamberlayne Actors Theatre "The Art of Dining," a satire by Tina Howe, opens Jan. 26 at 8 p.m. with weekend matinees. Through Feb. 12. Tickets are $13. 319 Wilkinson Road. 262-9760.
Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen The Latin Ballet of Virginia presents "Winter Rumba," featuring dance lessons, Latin music and Latin Ballet performances, Jan. 28, 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Tickets are $10. Also, Shuffles Dance Company presents "The Fourth Annual Shuffles Dance Company Concert," featuring jazz, tap, ballet and more, Jan. 31 at 7 p.m. Through Feb. 1 Tickets are $12. 2880 Mountain Road. 379-2555.
Firehouse Theatre The Firehouse Theatre Project presents The Third Annual Festival of New American Plays, featuring two new works, "On War Cows and the South Dakota Dutch" and "Bourbon Street Spell," each running on alternating days through Jan. 30. The festival starts with "Bourbon Street Spell," Jan. 27 at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free. 1609 W. Broad St. For more information, call 355-2001 or visit www.firehousetheatre.org.
Landmark Theater The Disney musical "On the Record" comes to Richmond, featuring more than 50 of Disney's most famous songs, Feb. 1 at 8 p.m. Matinees on Saturday and Sunday. Through Feb. 6. Tickets are $39.50-$49.50, available at 262-8100 or www.ticketmaster.com.
Modlin Center Surrealist dance company MOMIX presents "Opus Cactus," a performance dance piece celebrating the character of the Southwest, Jan. 31 at 7:30 p.m. Through Feb. 1. Tickets are $5-$30. 289-8980.
Pine Camp Arts and Community Center The Richmond Ensemble Theatre presents "Kimberly Akimbo," a dark comedy about a girl who ages too fast, Jan. 29 at 7:30 p.m. Through Jan. 31. Tickets are $9-$10. 4901 Old Brook Road. 278-8749.
Shalom Baptist Fellowship Church "Stop by the Church Sometime: A Gospel Musical," features skits and songs on prayer, salvation, sin and relationships, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. Free. 1708 Harwood St. 271-8967.
Haunts of Richmond The eerie tales of Richmond's history are re-created, Thursday-Sunday at 7 p.m. Through January. Tickets are $9.99. 11 N. 18th St. 343-3700.
Mystery Dinner Playhouse "The Case of the Countryside Killer," a dinner theater murder mystery, runs every Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. through Feb. 5. Tickets are $26.95-$36.95. 9826 Midlothian Turnpike. 649-2583.
Swift Creek Mill Theatre The Acts of Faith festival continues with "The Diary of Anne Frank," Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. with Sunday matinees. Through March 5. Tickets are $31.25. 17401 Jefferson Davis Highway. 748-5203.
Tony Cosby Theatre Company The Tony Cosby Theatre Company presents "King Speaks," a re-enactment of speeches by Martin Luther King Jr., and "The Meeting," a fictional encounter between King and Malcolm X, at various locations through Feb. 25. For more information, call
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