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The Weekend Guide

peter and the starcatcher!

Never say never.

WISH
Peter and the Starcatcher
What:
Twelve actors take on more than 100 roles to perform the rollicking origin myth of the boy who never grew up in this Tony-winning comedy.
Why: The staging is head-spinningly imaginative, with a shipwreck that would impress James Cameron.
When: Thru. Feb. 16. Thurs. & Fri., 7:30 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 1:30 & 7:30 p.m.
Where: The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Eisenhower Theater, 2700 F St. NW, at Virginia Ave. Tickets ($55-$135) at 202-467-4600 or kennedy-center.org.

CLICK
The Download
What: Everything you need to make the workday fly.
Why: Meryl Streep goes gangsta, Sweet Soubrette drops Burning City, and bookworms get a year’s worth of reading material.
When: Your boss isn’t looking.
Where: At dailycandy.com.

REFRESH
Richard III
What:
Revisit Shakespeare’s imagined account of the last days of the power-hungry king (whose remains were discovered in a parking lot in 2012).
Why: For the first time in Folger’s history, the theater has been reconfigured to present a show in the round.
When: Thru Mar. 9. Thurs., 7:30 p.m.; Fri., 8 p.m.; Sat., 2 & 8 p.m.; Sun., 2 & 7 p.m.
Where: Folger Shakespeare Library, 201 E. Capitol St. SE, b/t 2nd & 3rd Sts. (202-544-7077). Tickets ($30-$72) at folger.edu.

SHOP
DeNada Sale
What:
Score District designer Virginia Arrisueño’s Peruvian hand-knit beanies, cowls, wraps, and chunka-munka scarves discounted up to 60 percent online and at her showroom.
Why: The polar vortex doesn’t stand a chance.
When: Today & Fri., by appt.
Where: 52 O St. NW, b/t 1st & N. Capitol Sts. (202-361-6507).

CLAW
Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab Opens
What:
Blow your paycheck on oysters Rockefeller, bone-in rib eye, BLT wedge salad, and hand-harvested stone crab when the unofficial embassy of South Beach opens in D.C.’s power lobbyist corridor.
Why: The soaring ceiling — the space was once a Union Trust bank — is a visual feast.
When: Opens Sat. Mon.-Sat., 4 p.m.-midnight; Sun., 5-10 p.m.
Where: 750 15th St. NW, at H St. (202-489-0140).

TOAST
Bluejacket Tours
What:
Go behind the scenes at the massive craft beer works. Line up for a free (first-come, first-toured) option, or book ahead to include a five-pour tasting ($22) or a four-course prix fixe dinner ($75).
Why: Three donut-inspired ales — Sticky Situation (bourbon bacon-glazed), Nu Order (Nutella-sea salt), and The Dalmatian (dough-reo).
When: Free tours, Fri. & Sat., 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; five-pour tastings, Sat., 2:30 & 3 p.m.; beer and food tour, Sat., 4:30 p.m.
Where: 300 Tingey St. SE, at 4th St. (202-524-4862).

Photo: Jenny Anderson / Courtesy of Peter and the Starcatcher 

LOCATIONS
750 15th St NW
@ H St
Washington, DC 20005
202-489-0140
300 Tingey St SE
@ 4th St
Washington, DC 20003
202-524-4862
52 O St NW
bt 1st St NW & N Capitol St NE
Washington, DC 20001
202-361-6507
201 E Capitol St SE
bt 2nd & 3rd Sts
Washington, DC 20003
202-544-7077
2700 F St NW
@ Virginia Ave
Washington, DC 20037
202-467-4600
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