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Get out your laurel wreaths and togas: It’s time for another production of Julius Caesar. This time, the Folger Theatre and director Robert Richmond will play up the venue’s proximity to the Capitol and the production’s proximity to the midterm elections by highlighting the play’s political themes and schemes. The House and Senate chambers are locked down with enough security measures that members of Congress needn’t worry about attacks from jealous colleagues, but the Bard’s history still contains some good advice for aspiring politicians. Read more >>> The play runs Oct. 28 to Dec. 7 at the Folger Elizabethan Theatre, 201 East Capitol St. SE. $45–$75. (202) 544-7077. folger.org. (Caroline Jones)
Fro-yo shop Mr. Yogato is serving morning coffee again. D.C. specialty coffee roaster Café Los Sueños is popping up in the shop from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday through Thursday. Café Los Sueños will sell cups and bags of single-origin pour-over coffee—and that’s it. Currently, the cafe has Ethiopian, Colombian, Guatemalan, and Salvadoran coffees for $3 a cup. Though the selection will rotate, Salvadoran coffee will always be on the menu, in honor of co-founder Carlos Payes‘s roots. Read more on Young & Hungry. Café Los Sueños at Mr. Yogato. 1515 17th St. NW. cafelossuenos.com. (Jessica Sidman)
OH AND ALSO
British psychedelic act Temples takes the stage at 9:30 Club with Brooklyn quartet Spires. 8:15 p.m. at 815 V St. NW. $22.
Former Pedro the Lion frontman David Bazan performs with the Passenger String Quartet at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue. Read more in our Fall Arts Guide. 8 p.m. at 600 I St. NW. $20–$25.
Folk singer Robbie Fulks plays at Georgetown Americana spot Gypsy Sally’s with local acoustic trio the Beanstalk Library. 8:30 p.m. at 3401 K St. NW. $15–$20.
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