To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Studio 2ndstage, the Logan Circle theater company has put together “Pas de Deux: Plays from New Zealand and Canada.” Both plays are modest in scope but their minimalist depictions of love are intense. David MacIvor’s 2-2 Tango follows an interracial couple as they navigate the travails of romance, whether they’re exciting or melancholy; then there’s Gary Henderson’s Skin Tight, an exploration of marriage Studio calls a “physically intense, erotically charged duet.” Read more >>> The plays run April 24 to May 19 at Studio Theatre, 1501 14th St. NW. $30. (202) 332-3300. (Alan Zilberman)


DGS Delicatessen has a new sandwich to rival its pastrami: the DGS Club a.k.a. “The Macher.” This twist on a club includes turkey, chopped liver, tongue, gribenes (crispy fried chicken skin), tomato, mustard, lettuce, and Swiss cheese on rye. You’ll find the $15 sandwich only on the dinner menu for now. DGS Delicatessen, 1317 Connecticut Ave. NW. (202) 293-4400. (Jessica Sidman)


Oklahoma singer-songwriter Ben Rector takes the stage at 9:30 Club tonight with Texas roots rockers Alpha Rev. 7 p.m. at 9:30 Club, 815 V St. NW. $18.

Jazz musicians Dan Tepfer, Allison Miller, and Shane Endsley have combined forces to create the improvisational trio MODATT. They’ll perform tonight at Atlas. 8 p.m. at Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H St. NE. $15–$25.

Local musicians Amy Bormet and Sarah Fridrich contribute tunes to “Skin of the Day,” a spoken-word project that pairs music with passages from Virginia Woolf’s A Room of One’s Own. 7:30 p.m. at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Pay what you can.

The Personal(s), No Rules Theatre Company’s adaptation of Stanley Tucci’s film Blind Date, starts previews at Signature Theatre tonight. 8 p.m. at Signature Theatre, 4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington. Pay what you can.

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