For children 6 and older, a production...


For children 6 and older, a production of 'Tom Sawyer'

Pumpkin Theatre's production of "Tom Sawyer," adapted from the Mark Twain classic by Sarah Schlesinger, with music by Michael Dansicker, opens Saturday at Roland Park Public School, 5207 Roland Ave. The production is recommended for children age 6 and older.

The performance schedule is Saturday, next Sunday and Dec. 11 at 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. A sign-language interpreter will be present at the 3:30 p.m. performance next Sunday. Tickets are $6 in advance and $7 at the door. For more information, call (410) 323-9316.

@ In etchings, paintings on paper and larger canvases, Deborah Donelson uses the female form as a means to probe issues of the individual being and the nature of humanity. Recently, her work has become larger in both scale and content, according to a statement from the Gomez Gallery, where she will open in a two-person show Saturday. The other artist is Patrick McGuire, whose figurative sculptures, he says, "are like phrases from the text of a story about human beings and their relationship to the earth and the other creatures that live with us." The show will run through Dec. 31 at Gomez, 836 Leadenhall St. For information, call (410) 752-2080.

John Dorsey Although Richard Goode is best-known for his Beethoven playing -- his recorded cycle of the sonatas on the Nonesuch label has finally been completed and recently arrived in record shops -- he is equally interesting in almost anything he chooses to play. In his Shriver Hall recital Saturday evening at 8:30, Goode will perform -- in addition to Beethoven's Opus 101 Sonata -- Debussy's "Children's Corner Suite," Schumann's "Humoreske" and Schubert's Sonata in C Major ("Unfinished"). Tickets are $18 for general admission and $7 for students. For information, call (410) 516-7164.

Stephen Wigler

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