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Where & When: The Week in Washington Nightlife

An iconic band, a gripping play, and star-crossed lovers are in Washington this week

Monday, November 1
Tonight is the opening of House of Gold, the latest from Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company. The play—a dark, satirical comedy about the death and afterlife of a child beauty queen—is part JonBenét Ramsey and part The Lovely Bones. It runs through November 28. No children under age 16. Buy tickets ($30 to $65) here.

Tuesday, November 2
Celebrate (or mourn) the end of campaign season at the Swing Voters Election Night Party at One Lounge. Watch the election coverage on a hundred-inch projection screen while sipping $5 Svedka vodka drink specials. 7 PM to 2 AM. No cover.

Wednesday, November 3
The rock band Interpol plays songs from its latest self-titled album at DAR Constitution Hall. The White Rabbits are opening. 8 PM. To purchase tickets ($48.85), call 202-397-7328 or click here.

Thursday, November 4
Septime Webre and the Washington Ballet bring the classic Romeo and Juliet to life at the Kennedy Center. The romantic tragedy is set to a score by Sergei Prokofiev. Through November 7. Buy tickets ($20 to $125) here.

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