There’s still time to nominate local icons for Best of D.C.
When it comes to physical humor, it’s hard to upstage the Brits on their own turf. They’ve made pratfalls and spit-takes their comedic bread and butter since the days of John Cleese’s silly walks. But that’s exactly what the Pajama Men—Shenoah Allen and Mark Chavez—have been doing for the past several years. They were named best double act at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2005, and since then, they’ve toured the world in their best flannel jammies, cracking jokes and selling out theaters. Read more>>> The production runs to Jan. 6 at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, 641 D St. NW. $35-$55. (202) 393-3939. woollymammoth.net. (Caroline Jones)
Pho 14 opens its second location today in Adams Morgan. Stop by anytime for a free Vietnamese hot coffee. The menu looks to be the same as its Columbia Heights counterpart. In addition to 20-plus combinations of pho, you’ll also find spring rolls, rice dishes, vermicelli, banh mi, stir-fry, salads, and crispy egg noodles. Food is also available for take-out and delivery. Pho 14, 1769 Columbia Road NW; (202) 986-2288. dcpho14.com. (Jessica Sidman)
OH AND ALSO
Horror-punk icons The Misfits hit the stage at the Howard tonight. Tickets available online and at the door. 8 p.m. at the Howard Theatre, 620 T St. NW. $30.
Whatever you do, don’t subject yourself to the horrors of Trans-Siberian Orchestra at Verizon Center. If a dose of holiday cheer is absolutely essential, the Charm City Klezmer Band brings its jazzy arrangements to the Music Center at Strathmore. 7:30 p.m. at the Music Center at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, Rockville. $15.
Step Afrika! has incorporated penguins and polar bear characters into their latest performance. The DJ? Frosty the Snowman. It’s bound to be bizarre and entertaining, so get your tickets now. 7:30 p.m. at Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H St. NE. $35.
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