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Where & When: The Week in Washington Nightlife

A romantic play, a funny opera, and a classical concert

Monday, April 25

MUISC: The Fresh & Onlys recently released Play It Strange, their third album since the band formed two years ago and their first recorded in a professional studio. The San Francisco group is know for their unique psychedelic sound. At the Red Palace; 8:30. Buy tickets ($12) at Ticket Alternative or at the door.

Tuesday, April 26

THEATER: Folger Shakespeare Theatre presents their last production of the season, Edmond Rostandt’s Cyrano. The rom-com is about a suitor, the object of his affection, and his extra large nose. Through June 5; get tickets ($30 to $60) at Folger’s site. Tonight’s performance is pay-what-you-can.

Wednesday, April 27

OPERA: The Wolf Trap Opera Company presents their second opera commission, The Inspector. It’s based on Nikolai Gogol’s satire The Government Inspector, about a corrupt Russian politician, and was composed by John Musto, with libretto by Mark Campbell. Through May 1; get tickets ($32 to $72) at Wolf Trap’s Web site.

Thursday, April 28

SYMPHONY: The National Symphony Orchestra featuring conductor Kurt Masur and violinist Sarah Chang are playing at the Kennedy Center. Pieces in the evening’s program include Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1 and Mendelssohn’s Overture to Ruy Blas. Through April 30; purchase tickets ($20 to $85 ) at the Ken Cen’s Web site.

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