The Weekend Guide

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Never say never.

Peter and the Starcatcher
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.

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.

Richard III
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.

DeNada Sale
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).

Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab Opens
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).

Bluejacket Tours
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 

750 15th St NW
@ H St
Washington, DC 20005
300 Tingey St SE
@ 4th St
Washington, DC 20003
52 O St NW
bt 1st St NW & N Capitol St NE
Washington, DC 20001
201 E Capitol St SE
bt 2nd & 3rd Sts
Washington, DC 20003
2700 F St NW
@ Virginia Ave
Washington, DC 20037