SWEET SOUNDS, March 10
The Bender JCC presents its 2019 Concert Series featuring Carter Brey, the principal cellist of the New York Philharmonic. He’ll be joined by pianist Benjamin Pasternack, a graduate of the Curtis Institue of Music.
7:30 p.m., Bender Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington, 6125 Montrose Road, Rockville; $31-$46; tickets at jccgw.org.
ASYLUM AT THE BORDER, March 12
The Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington, HIAS and the
Anti-Defamation League present an evening of learning and action on the legal rights for refugees seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border. Includes vegetarian dinner.
6:30 p.m., Foundry Methodist Church, 1500 16th St. NW, Washington; $12; tickets at dcjcc.org.
‘THE JEWISH QUEEN LEAR’, March 13
Written in 1898, this Theater J production tells the story of Mirele Efros, a wealthy widow and businesswoman in search of a good wife for her son. Her children turn against her, and she experiences a Shakespearean fall.
7:30 p.m., Gonda Theatre, 149 Old N Way, Washington; $15-$35; tickets at theaterj.org.
MADELEINE ALBRIGHT, March 14
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington’s “Main Event,” features former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. All tickets include access to a reception at 6 p.m. for those who make a minimum donation to the Federation’s 2019 Annual Campaign of $500 (and $180 for those 39 younger).
7:30 p.m., Grand Hyatt Washington, 1000 H St. NW, Washington; $54-$172; tickets at shalomdc.org