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Today: 1/24/18

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Art

Louise Bourgeois: An Unfolding Portrait
The Museum of Modern Art

She is known for provoking visceral reactions with sculptures of giant spiders and penises. More »

Theater

Aladdin
New Amsterdam Theater

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Theater

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
Stephen Sondheim Theatre

The story of Carole King’s rise to stardom, from her humble beginnings in Brooklyn up through her ascent to music legend. More »

Theater

Cruel Intentions: The Musical

Back for another round, this musical brings a favorite 90’s film into musical form. The era’s hits serve as a soundtrack to the perverse story of manipulation, revenge, wealth, and love. More »

Art

Louise Bourgeois: An Unfolding Portrait
The Museum of Modern Art

She is known for provoking visceral reactions with sculptures of giant spiders and penises. More »

Art

An Incomplete History of Protest
Whitney Museum of American Art

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Nightlife

Seth Herzog's SWEET
The Slipper Room

Seth Herzog hosts this long-running weekly alternative standup night. More »

Theater

SpongeBob SquarePants
Palace Theatre

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Theater

Ballyturk
St. Ann's Warehouse

The Irish playwright Enda Walsh is becoming something of a writer-in-residence at St. Ann’s Warehouse, where his plays The Walworth Farce , The New Electric Ballroom , Penelope , Misterman , and Arlington have found their American home over the past ten years. His latest offering finds two men trapped in a strange room with their lives unraveling. Walsh specializes in dramatizing the agony of waiting, of derelict spaces where nothing is happening … yet. More »

Theater

The Book of Mormon
Eugene O'Neill Theatre

From the creators of "South Park" comes this new musical about two mismatched Mormon boys sent on a mission far from the confines of Salt Lake City. More »

Theater

Farinelli and the King
Belasco Theatre

Directed by John Dove, this play follows the true story of Spanish monarch Philippe V, played by three-time Tony Award winner Mark Rylance, on the verge of losing it, but is miraculously cured by the voice of Farinelli, the world-renowned castrato. More »

Theater

Ballyturk
St. Ann's Warehouse

The Irish playwright Enda Walsh is becoming something of a writer-in-residence at St. Ann’s Warehouse, where his plays The Walworth Farce , The New Electric Ballroom , Penelope , Misterman , and Arlington have found their American home over the past ten years. His latest offering finds two men trapped in a strange room with their lives unraveling. Walsh specializes in dramatizing the agony of waiting, of derelict spaces where nothing is happening … yet. More »

Foodwine

D'Artagnan 4th Annual Cassoulet War
Eventi, A Kimpton Hotel

Top chefs battle for slow-cooked supremacy in this annual tradition, sponsored by organic meat purveyor D'Artagnan. More »

Theater

John Lithgow: Stories By Heart
American Airlines Theatre

Tony and Emmy Award winner John Lithgow shares memories of his family, muses on the rhetoric behind his craft, and illuminates a set of short stories by Ring Lardner and P. G. Wodehouse. Daniel Sullivan directs Lithgow’s show of storytelling. More »

Theater

Wicked
Gershwin Theatre

Set in Oz, this musical prequel the "The Wizard of Oz" follows the lives of Glinda and Elphaba, who become, respectively, the Good Witch of the East and the Wicked Witch of the West. More »

Theater

Handmaid's Tale: The Musical
Union Hall

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Theater

Once On This Island
Circle in the Square Theatre

Tony Award winner Lea Salonga stars in a musical tale set in a small Caribbean village, where a young couple’s romance tests clashing cultures and family divides. More »

Theater

Hangmen
Atlantic Theater Company

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Theater

He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box

The great Adrienne Kennedy, playwright of the groundbreaking Funnyhouse of a Negro , is premiering her first new play in a decade at 86 years old — and the moment couldn’t be riper. Directed by Evan Yionoulis, this heart-wrenching memory play is set in both Georgia and New York in 1941, and it’s a story of segregation, desire, and doomed love that touches on everything from the horrors of Jim Crow to the poetry of Christopher Marlowe. More »

Nightlife

Butterboy with Jo, Aparna and Maeve
Littlefield

Names to know come through this weekly comedy show with a triple threat of hosts in Jo Firestone, Aparna Nancherla, and Maeve Higgins. More »

Foodwine

"Se7en" Mystery Dinner
Alamo Drafthouse

Follow Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman in the 1995 David Fincher thriller about the seven deadly sins, while indulging in one of your own. More »

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