ToDo ToDay: Noël Coward at the Phillips Collection and Bach at Fort Reno

If you like theater but only have so much tolerance for the close quarters of the Capital Fringe Festival, take a night off and catch a show in the rarefied environs of the Phillips Collection instead. In conjunction with the exhibit “Georges Braque and the Cubist Still Life,” the museum presents a staged reading of Noël Coward’s 1936 play, Still Life. The link is titular rather than thematic: The play is about Alec and Laura, lovers who meet at a train station café and plot their trysts within earshot of Myrtle and Albert, a couple that works at the station. Read more The performance begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Phillips Collection, 1600 21st St. NW. $20. (202) 387-2151. phillipscollection.org.

EAT THIS

The National Museum of American History kicks off its “Food in the Garden” summer series today from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. with an

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