On Dec. 9 at 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. and Dec. 10 at 1:30 p.m., come groove along with the Duke’s jazz piano. Take the kids on an interactive journey through Duke Ellington’s DC and discover how a local hero championed African-American musicians, influenced the Harlem Renaissance, shaped the cultural history of DC and became an international star. General admission for this In Series production is $25; seniors and young professionals, $23; kids and students, $15. This production is at GALA Theatre, 3333 14th St. NW. inseries.org.