Pulitzer Prize finalist and Broadway hit, “Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo” comes to Montgomery County this weekend, courtesy of the Round House Theatre Bethesda. Rajiv Joseph’s fierce and surreal comedy follows the interconnected lives of two American marines, an Iraqi gardener and a the titular, facetious feline as they delve into the meaning and madness of war and human nature. The show, directed by Jeremy Skidmore, runs to Sept. 30. Intended for mature audiences. For show times and tickets, visit www.roundhousetheatre.org.
In the Street ignites once again in Frederick on Saturday, featuring the art, food and live entertainment that have become synonymous with the celebration over the last 30 years. The festival launches with the “Market Street Mile” run at 8:45 a.m. before concluding with the Up the Creek concert at 5 p.m. at the Carroll Creek Amphitheater. Entertainers slated to take the stage at this year’s event include regional favorites Jah Works, The Knolly Moles, Lucky Ned Pepper and many more, with 80s tribute band The Reflex closing out the evening. For a complete list of events, visit www.celebratefrederick.com.
Finally, doobie-doobie-doo your way over to the Laurel Mill Playhouse on Sunday, as vocalist Johnny Petillo serves up his Doo Wop and One-Man Rat Pack Show. Arriving on the heels of a recently canceled performance of Tony Sand’s “It Was a Very Good Year” Sinatra tribute, Petillo’s exclusive matinee performance should sate the crooning cravings of audiences at the theater. For more information, visit www.laurelmillplayhouse.org.