"Amadeus" Richmond Shakespeare present Peter Shaffer's Tony Award-winning play examining the jealousy and artistic backstabbing of Wolfgang Mozart and Antonion Salieri, opening Feb. 12 at 8 p.m. in the chapel of Second Presbyterian Church, with shows continuing Thursdays-Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. through March 8. $13-$26. 5 N. Fifth St. 1-866-227-3849.

"Cinderella" The Richmond Ballet presents a pointy-toed interpretation of the classic rags-to-riches fairy tale Feb. 13-14 at 7 p.m. and Feb. 15 at 2 p.m. 6 N. Laurel St. 262-8003.

"The Glass Menagerie" Theatre VCU presents Tennessee Williams' award-winning "memory play" about a depression-era family living in St. Louis, opening Feb. 12 at 7:30 p.m. in Singleton Performing Arts Center, with additional performances Feb. 13-14 at 7:30 p.m., Feb. 19-21 at 7:30 p.m., and Feb. 15 and 22 at 3 p.m. $8-$20. 922 Park Ave. 828-6026.

"Pumpkin Pie Show" Written by Richmond playwright Clay McLeod Chapman, the Firehouse Theater presents a special performance run of this collection of horror shorts beginning Feb. 13 at 8 p.m. and Feb. 14 at 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. $10-$20. 1609 W. Broad St. 355-2001.


"Children of a Lesser God" The Barksdale Theatre presents this Tony Award-winning play detailing the marriage of a hearing-impaired woman and her teacher at a school for the deaf, with showings at 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. on Sundays, and select Wednesdays through March 22. A special American Sign Language interpreted performance will take place on Sunday, March 8. $35-$38. 114 W. Broad St. 282-2620.

"Children's Letters to God" Based on the international best-selling book, the Stage 1 Theatre Company takes a candid, musically-inspired look at questioning the almighty, Shows continue through Feb. 21. 9130 Dickey Drive. 427-1548.

"The Penny Executive" The Science Museum of Virginia holds performances of this 45-minute educational play about the post-Civil War life of an young African-American girl named Maggie Walker who would break many racial barriers in Richmond. Performances take place Saturdays and Sundays at 1 and 3 p.m., and Thursdays and Fridays at 10 and 11:30 a.m. through March 1. $3. 2500 W. Broad St. 864-1400.

"Of Mice and Men" The Swift Creek Mill Theatre presents a dramatic adaptation of John Steinbeck's Depression-era story of two wandering farmhands, with performances continuing through March 14. 17401 Jefferson Davis Highway. For schedule and ticket information call 748-5203.

"Who Killed the King" The Mystery Dinner Playhouse performs a special medieval murder mystery and comedy at the Holiday Inn West End Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. through Feb. 14. $41. 2000 Staples Mill Road. 649-2583.


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