Broad City Live Comedic duo Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer bring their hit Web and Comedy Central TV series to the stage. 7 p.m. 9:30 Club, 815 V St. NW. 202-265-0930. www.930.com. $25.
Washington Ballet: “British Invasion: The Beatles & the Rolling Stones” Performances of Trey McIntyre’s “A Day in the Life” (with music by the Beatles), Christopher Bruce’s “Rooster” (with music by the Rolling Stones) and Christopher Wheeldon's “There Where She Loved” (with music by Frederic Chopin and Kurt Weill). Thursday-Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday 1:30 and 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 1:30 and 6:30 p.m. Kennedy Center, Eisenhower Theater, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600. www.kennedy-center.org. $25- $125.
Brian d’Arcy James The singer performs as part of the cabaret series curated by Barbara Cook. 7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center, Terrace Theater, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600. www.kennedy-center.org. $45.
Laila Biali featuring Tim Green The Canadian jazz pianist and vocalist performs with Green, a Baltimore-based saxophonist. Friday-Saturday at 8 and 10 p.m. Twins Jazz, 1344 U St. NW. 202-234-0072. www.twinsjazz.com. $16.
“Moby-Dick” Washington National Opera’s Leonard Foglia directs this stage show based on Herman Melville’s tale of obsession and madness. Evan Rogister conducts. Closes Saturday at 7 p.m. Kennedy Center, Opera House, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600. www.kennedy-center.org. $30-$350.
Mark Mulcahy Best known as lead singer for the bands Miracle Legion and Polaris, Mulcahy will perform older material and songs from his latest solo album, “Dear Mark J. Mulcahy, I Love You.” 8 p.m. Sixth and I Historic Synagogue, 600 I St. NW. 202-408-3100. www.sixthandi.org. In advance $13, day of show $15.
Valerie Simpson The singer performs hits from her group Ashford and Simpson. 8 p.m. The Howard Theatre, 620 T St. NW. 202-803-2899. www.thehowardtheatre.com. In advance $37.50, day of show $45.
Atlas Intersections Festival The dance, music and theater festival closes Saturday. Among Friday and Saturday’s events are a performance by the D.C. Youth Orchestra Percussion Ensemble (Friday at 5:30 p.m.); short films from the D.C. Shorts Film Festival (Friday at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m.); the interdisciplinary show “Seed!” with vocalist Akua Allrich (Saturday at 7 p.m.); a performance by No BS! Brass (Saturday at 8 p.m.); and the family-friendly show “Lucky’s Tap Dancing Feet.” Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H St. NE. 202-399-7993. www.intersectionsdc.org. Ticket prices vary by performance.
“The Young Lady From Tacna”A writer imagines the romance between his aunt and a Chilean captain. Thursday-Saturday at 8 p.m., closes Sunday at 2 p.m. GALA Hispanic Theatre, 3333 14th St. NW. 202-234-7174. www.galatheatre.org. $38-$42, seniors and military $26, students $20.
“We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as South West Africa, From the German Sudwestafrika, Between the Years 1884-1915” The title of Jackie Sibblies Drury’s play might be difficult to remember, but critics found the production hard to forget when it played at New York’s Soho Rep in 2012. The play, which has its area debut at Woolly Mammoth, examines latent prejudices through the story of six actors as they struggle to rehearse a play about a genocide. Thursday-Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 3 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 and 7 p.m. Closes Sunday. Woolly Mammoth Theatre, 641 D St. NW. 202-393-3939. www.woollymammoth.net. $50-$62.50.
“The Wedding Dress” Spooky Action Theater’s show follows a woman injured in a car accident as she attempts to collect her thoughts. Thursday-Saturday at 8 p.m., closes Sunday at 3 p.m. Universalist National Memorial Church, 1810 16th St. NW. 202-248-0301. www.spookyaction.org. $25-$35, seniors $20-$30, students $15.
“Mamma Mia!” Abba’s songs provide the soundtrack for a soon-to-be bride trying to figure out who her biological father is before her wedding. Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Closes Sunday. National Theatre, 1321 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-628-6161. www.thenationaldc.com. $48-$98.
“Mother Courage and Her Children” A big black pit is the fitting landscape in which director Molly Smith sets her production of Bertolt Brecht’s fable about a desperate woman who, feeding off the scraps of war, manages to lose everything. Thursday-Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Closes Sunday. Arena Stage, 1101 Sixth St. SW. 202-488-3300. www.arenastage.org. $45-$109.
“Alex Prager: Face in the Crowd” Prager displays her elaborate crowd scenes in both photography and film. Closes Sunday. Corcoran Gallery of Art, 500 17th St. NW. 202-639-1700. www.corcoran.org. $10, seniors and students $8.
“New York Avenue Sculpture Project: Chakaia Booker” Chakaia Booker exhibits her rubber-tire-based pieces outside the museum along New York Avenue as part of a series of changing installations of contemporary works by female artists. Closes Sunday. National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1250 New York Ave. NW. 202-783-5000. www.nmwa.org. Free.
“Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment” Features work by 11 female photojournalists. Closes Sunday. National Geographic, 17th and M streets NW. 202-857-7700. www.nationalgeographic.com/museum. $11, seniors, military and students $9, children 5-12, $7.
“Overdrive: L.A. Constructs the Future, 1940-1990” An exhibition divided into five sections details the transformation of Los Angeles. Closes Monday. National Building Museum, 401 F St. NW. 202-272-2448. www.nbm.org. $8; seniors, students and ages 3-17 $5.
Brigid Schulte The Washington Post reporter will discuss her book “Overwhelmed: Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time.” 7 p.m. Sixth and I Historic Synagogue, 600 I St. NW. 202-408-3100. www.sixthandi.org. $12. With book, $26.
“The Suit” After cheating on her husband, a wife must carry around her lover’s suit as a shameful reminder. The South African play is presented by Theatre des Bouffes du Nord as part of World Stages: International Theater Festival 2014. Tuesday-March 13 at 7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center, Terrace Theater, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600. www.kennedy-center.org. $49.
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