Some events defy our usual categories. Here are a few.
On Monday, March 7, Sons of an Illustrious Father, a trio featuring queer actor/drummer Ezra Miller, plays DC9 at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $12. Details at dcnine.com.
On Sunday, March 13 at 4 p.m., the Young Artists of America at Strathmore perform the youth premiere of the “Children of Eden” by Stephen Schwartz, who worked as a guest mentor with local high school-aged students. The cast, orchestra and chorus will include about 350 youth from the D.C. area and 250 younger performers from North Bethesda Middle School. The performance is at the Strathmore (5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, Md.). Details at strathmore.org.
On Friday, April 1 at 7 p.m., seven performers on a tiny platform will act out the Man of Steel’s adventures in “Superman 2050.” For ages 7 and up. It’s in the Kennedy Center Family Theater (2700 F St., N.W.). Tickets are $20. This show will also be performed on Saturday, April 2 at 1:30 and 4 p.m. and at the same times on Sunday, April 3. Details for this and all other Kennedy Center performances can be found at kennedy-center.org.
On Saturday, April 2 at 7 p.m., “Wonder Woman” actress (and LGBT ally) Lynda Carter brings her new show “Long-Legged Woman” to the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25.
On April 18-19 at 8 p.m., a live performance of the hit/cult podcast “Welcome to Night Vale,” which has been called a “geeky, cultural gem,” will be performed at the Lincoln Theatre (1215 U St., N.W.). Tickets are $32.50 and available at thelincolndc.com.
On Sunday, April 24 at 7:30 p.m., Naked Magic Show will be performed at Lincoln Theater featuring nude Aussie magicians Murry and Pete. Tickets are $25-75.
Sherry Vine and former Here-TV exec Josh Rosenzweig have joined forces to launch gaySVTVworld, a new online “one-stop digital destination for all the world’s LGBTQ entertainment needs.” It launched in mid-February. Check it out at youtube.com/misssherryvine.
Harold Night, a pay-what-you-can stage for up-and-coming talent, is every Tuesday night at 8 and 9 p.m., a Washington Improv Theater event held at Source Theatre (1835 14th St., N.W.). Walk-ins welcome. Details at witdc.org/shows/harold-night. Look for more improv fun at the Fighting Improv Smackdown Tournament (FIST) also at Source on March 10 and April 9. It’s the 10th annual event that pits improv teams against each other.