Opening tonight and running through August 8 at the Writer’s Center in Bethesda is the Quotidian Theatre Company’s production of A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur. The Tennessee Williams play, set in 1930s St. Louis, explores loneliness and independence through the experiences of four women, including one Ms. Blanche DuBois of A Streetcar Named Desire fame. Call 301-816-1023 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for tickets ($25 general admission, $20 seniors and students). 8 PM.
Joe Mande, author of the Web hit Look At This F*cking Hipster and contributor to VH1’s Best Week Ever, comes to the Velvet Lounge for the 3 Chord Comedy show and happy hour. Mande shares the stage with comedians from DC Improv, the Bentzen Ball, and more. Enjoy drink specials including $2 Natural Light beers and $4 rail drinks. $5 at the door. 7 PM.
Head to the Bethesda Presbyterian Church (7611 Clarendon Rd., Bethesda; 301-986-1137) for a screening of For the Bible Tells Me So as part of its Summer Social Justice Cinema series. The film explores the relationship between religion and sexuality through the experiences of several LGBT members of the church. A $5 donation is suggested—money goes to Bethesda Cares Outreach for the Homeless. 7:30.