Arena Stage presents a pre-Broadway, world premiere adaptation of A Time to Kill, John Grisham's first novel -- and his first to be adapted for the stage -- by Tony Award-winner Rupert Holmes. After an unspeakable crime is committed against his daughter, Carl Lee Hailey takes the law into his own hands. To June 19. Mead Center for American Theater, 1101 6th St. SW. Tickets are $55 to $85. Call 202-488-3300 or visit arenastage.org.