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Put a dog on the stage, and it just might steal the show. When New York’s Fiasco Theater brings its production of Two Gentlemen of Verona to the Folger, they’ll also bring a canine character described as “the most scene-stealing non-speaking role in the canon” by Shakespeare scholars. Crab, the slobbering companion of the servant Launce, appears only briefly but leaves a memorable impression on audiences who might not be taken with yet another tale of mistaken identity, swapped genders, and separated lovers. Read more >>> The play runs April 17 to May 25 at Folger Elizabethan Theatre, 201 East Capitol St. NW. $30–$72. (202) 544-7077. folger.edu. (Caroline Jones)
From today until Sunday, Ted’s Bulletin will be serving up a new Easter treat called the PeepTart, a glazed strawberry pop-tart with sprinkles and a Peep. Also try the robin’s egg vanilla milkshake filled with Robin’s Egg malt candies and topped with whipped cream and more candy eggs. Ted’s Bulletin. 505 8th St. SE. (202) 544-8337. tedsbulletincapitolhill.com. 1818 14th St. NW. (202) 265-8337. tedsbulletin14thstreet.com. (Quinn Kelley)
OH AND ALSO
The Washington Ballet presents a new production of artistic director Septime Webre‘s Peter Pan, a high-flying take on the boy who will never grow up, at the Kennedy Center’s Eisenhower Theatre. 7:30 p.m. at 2700 F St. NW. $25–$135.
Silly songwriting duo We Are Scientists plays the Black Cat with Scottish rock group Paws. 8 p.m. at 1811 14th St. NW. $18.
Hip-hop artist French Montana entertains the masses at the Fillmore Silver Spring with Ty Dolla $ign. 8 p.m. at 8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring. $45.
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