WSC Avant Bard presents a production of Luigi Pirandello's Six Characters in Search of an Author, translated by Carl R. Mueller and directed by Tom Prewitt. The show is set during a rehearsal for Pirandello's The Rules of the Game, in which actors and a director are interrupted by orphan characters, seeking to have their story told. To Dec. 9. Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Tickets are $25 to $35. Call 703-875-1100 or visit wscavantbard.org.