More than 600 children each year play in and take classes from the DC Youth Orchestra, making it the largest youth orchestra in the Washington area. They’re performing at the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage tonight at 6. Free.
THEATER: Tennessee Continuum, a pair of rarely staged one-act plays by Tennessee Williams, is onstage at Artisphere. “Portrait of a Madonna” is a sketch of the character who later became Blanche DuBois in A Streetcar Named Desire; “The Gnädiges Fräulein” is a funny yet sad look at the human condition. 7:30 PM; purchase tickets ($50) at Artisphere’s Web site.