The Shakespeare Theatre Company presents a two-week, limited run of the internationally lauded production The Great Game: Afghanistan, offering perspectives on current and historical conflicts in Afghanistan. The production features 12 short plays in a three-part series, and is just one of several Shakespeare Theatre Company events on the topic, along with a symposium and cultural exhibit. Part I Wednesday, Sept. 22, at 7:30 p.m. Part II Thursday, Sept. 23, at 7:30 p.m. Part III Friday, Sept. 24, at 7:30 p.m. All three parts are staged on Saturday, Sept. 18, Sunday, Sept. 19, and Saturday, Sept. 25. Sidney Harman Hall, Harman Center for the Arts, 610 F St. NW. Tickets are $50, or $110 for a three-part package. Call 202-547-1122 or visit shakespearetheatre.org.