Annex Theater stages Taking Tiger Mountain by Strategy, about the People's Liberation Army fighting the gangs that control Manchuria in the 1940s.

Annex Theater stages Taking Tiger Mountain by Strategy, about the People's Liberation Army fighting the gangs that control Manchuria in the 1940s. (ANNEX THEATER / June 18, 2014)

Amadeus. Fells Point Corner Theatre presents the play about the life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, as told by one of his chief rivals, Antonio Salieri. Through June 1, Fells Point Corner Theatre, 251 S. Ann St., (410) 276-7837, fpct.org.

Amadeus. Center Stage performs the Tony Award-winning musical about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and his rival in 18th century Vienna, Antonio Salieri. Sept. 10 - Oct. 12, Center Stage, 700 N. Calvert St., (410) 332-0033, centerstage.org.

As You Like It. The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company presents the comedy about two brothers sorting out their inheritance after their father dies. June 13 - July 20, Patapsco Female Institute Historic Park, 3691 Sarah’s Lane, Ellicott City, (410) 313-8661,chesapeakeshakespeare.com.

Bareback Ink. The Iron Crow Theatre Company presents a show focusing on a grand project for a mysterious tattoo artist. This erotic and intriguing show addresses desire, emotion, and physicality in ink. May 30 - June 14, Johns Hopkins University Swirnow Theater at the Mattin Center, Charles and 33rd streets, (410) 516-7683, ironcrowtheatre.com.

The Exonerated. A thrilling, thought-provoking docudrama from the Vagabond Players transports viewers into the hearts and minds of six death row inmates who are innocent, and their experiences just before death. June 6 - July 6, Vagabond Players, 806 S. Broadway, (410) 563-9135, vagabondplayers.org.

God of Carnage. Yasmine Reza’s play, brutal at times yet truthful in refreshing ways, tracks the transformation of seemingly diplomatic adults into petulant, angry children. July 4-27, Spotlighters Theatre, 817 St. Paul St. (410) 752-1225,spotlighters.org.

Il Divo: A Musical Affair. The quartet performs a selection of Broadway classics. June 4, 8 p.m., The Patricia and Arthur Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric, 140 W. Mount Royal Ave., (410) 685-5086,lyricoperahouse.com.

Impossible! A Happenstance Circus. Classic characters from the ’30s and ’40s create a collage on the theme of the circus. May 23 - June 1, Baltimore Theatre Project, 45 W. Preston St., Baltimore, (410) 539-3091,theatreproject.org.

Impractical Jokers. TV troupe of comedians come to the Lyric Opera House for a stop on their tour. Get ready to bust your sides. June 13, 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., The Patricia and Arthur Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric, 140 W. Mount Royal Ave., (410) 685-5086, lyricoperahouse.com.

Kaspar. The drama, written in 1967 by Peter Handke, follows a girl’s first exposure to language and media and the subsequent fallout. June 5-20, Thursdays - Saturdays, 8:30 p.m., St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1900 St. Paul St., (410) 752-5804, theacmecorporation.org.

Mahalia: The Gospel Songstress. The play, filled with spirituals, follows the life and career of singer Mahalia Jackson. Through June 8, Arena Players, 801 McCulloh St., (410) 728-6500, arenaplayersinc.org.

Measure For Measure. The Baltimore Shakespeare Factory performs the moody comedy about a man arrested by the temporary leader of Vienna. Aug. 1-24, various locations, (410) 921-9455, theshakespearefactory.com.

Menopause The Musical. The musical, set to tunes from the ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s, features four women at a lingerie sale with nothing in common except for memory loss, hot flashes and night sweats. June 18-19, The Patricia and Arthur Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric Opera House, 140 W. Mount Royal Ave., (410) 685-5086,lyricoperahouse.com.

Move Live On Tour starring Julianne & Derek Hough. The siblings stage a dance performance featuring tap, salsa, hip-hop, and every style in between. June 27, 8 p.m., The Patricia and Arthur Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric, 140 W. Mount Royal Ave., (410) 685-5086, lyricoperahouse.com.

Much Ado About Nothing. The Baltimore Shakespeare Factory presents the comedy about two pairs of lovers. July 18- Aug. 15, various locations, (410) 921-9455, theshakespearefactory.com.

Once. The Tony Award-winning musical, based on the movie of the same name, follows a Dublin street musician who is about to give up on his dream when a young woman takes an interest in his music. Sept. 9-14, Hippodrome Theatre, 12 N. Eutaw St., (410) 837-7400, france-merrickpac.com.

One Glitz Wish. Strand Theater Company presents the play about three contestants in the High Glitz child beauty contest. May 29- June 21, Church & Company, 3647 Falls Road, strand-theater.org.

Pinot and Augustine. The family-friendly comedy about the golden age of the circus focuses on two clowns performing different styles. June 6-8, Baltimore Theatre Project, 45 W. Preston St., (410) 539-3091,theatreproject.org.

RSVP. An original production by Glass Mind Theatre takes Emily Post’s Etiquette as a starting point to examine—and poke fun at—all the ways we “ought” to act in this outdoor production. June 6-15. Area 405, 405 E. Oliver St.,glassmindtheatre.com

Sister Act. The popular film about a rockin’ group of singing nuns gets the Broadway musical treatment. June 4-15, Hippodrome Theatre, 12 N. Eutaw St., (410) 837-7400, france-merrickpac.com.

Taking Tiger Mountain by Strategy. Annex Theater performs the Beijing Opera play about the People’s Liberation Army fighting the gangs that control Manchuria in the 1940s. Through June 8, The Chicken Box, 1 W. North Ave., baltimoreannextheater.org.

The Apocalypse Comes at 6 p.m. Join various people as they stand on the edge of the Earth: Will the apocalypse come, and what will it feel like? Created by Georgi Gospodinov, this play will be thought provoking. June 11-29, Single Carrot Theatre, 2600 N. Howard St., (443) 844-9253, singlecarrot.com, $10-$15 .

Tribes. Everyman Theatre presents a wild tale of a deaf man’s search for identity in a crazy, loud family, and with a new love interest who might begin to understand his way of life. May 28 - June 22, Everyman Theatre, 315 W. Fayette St., (410) 752-2208, everymantheatre.org, $32-$60.

Ultima Partida (The Final Draw). A woman and a man share their final conversation about love, desire, solitude, and death in a cabaret. June 19-22, Baltimore Theatre Project, 45 W. Preston St., (410) 539-3091,theatreproject.org.

The Understudy. The comedy that brings a frantic theater rehearsal to the forefront. Aug. 27 - Sept. 28, Everyman Theatre, 315 W. Fayette St., (410) 752-2208, everymantheatre.org.

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Center Stage performs Christopher Durang’s Tony Award-winning comedy about two sisters and their movie-star sibling. Through May 25, Center Stage, 700 N. Calvert St., (410) 332-0033, centerstage.org, $10-$49.

Wild with Happy. Leave it to Aunt Glo, a sensitive and hilarious funeral director, to take Gil out of his post-breakup blues and into an amazing journey in this new, heartwarming comedy. May 28 - June 29, Center Stage, 700 N. Calvert St., (410) 332-0033, centerstage.org , $19-$59 .

The Wizard of Oz. Come to the Lyric Opera House for a musical production of The Wizard of Oz, with new songs in addition to the old. We’re definitely not in Kansas, or Baltimore, anymore. May 28 - June 1, The Patricia and Arthur Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric, 140 W. Mount Royal Ave., (410) 685-5086, lyricoperahouse.com.