Blake Robison adapts Bethesda writer Alice McDermott's National Book Award-winning novel Charming Billy in this world premiere production, offering a masterful look at how a community can pin its dreams to one man, and how good intentions can be as destructive as the truth they were meant to hide. The cast includes Julie Ann Elliot, Molly Cahill Govern, Mitchell Hebert, Kathryn Kelley, Amy McWilliams and David Whalen. To Feb. 20. Round House Theatre, 4545 East-West Highway, Bethesda. Tickets are $25 to $60. Call 240-644-1100 or visit roundhousetheatre.org.