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Agenda: New York's culture editors plan the week.

Today: 4/30/16

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Classical

American Music
David H. Koch Theater

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Theater

Exit Strategy
Cherry Lane Theatre

A look at the politics and repercussions during the period before a closing of a Chicago Public School. More »

Theater

White Rabbit Red Rabbit
Westside Theatre

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Theater

Shuffle Along
Music Box Theatre

Audra McDonald, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Billy Porter, And Brandon Victor Dixon star in this powerhouse revival. More »

Classical

Elektra
The Metropolitan Opera

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Classical

Classic NYCB I
David H. Koch Theater

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Art

Kathy Ryan: Office Romance
Howard Greenberg

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Nightlife

Deerhunter
Webster Hall

The Atlanta rock quartet are a surprise live. More »

Theater

Waitress
Brooks Atkinson Theatre

Based on the popular Kerri Russell movie of the same name, with songs from Sara Bareilles, this new musical follows Jenna, a small town waitress with a dream looking to get out of her marriage. More »

Theater

The Dingdong

A mostly-happily married couple faces intrigue and temptation in a Paris hotel. *Check website for show times.* More »

Theater

Fully Committed
Lyceum Theatre

Jesse Tyler Ferguson’s one-man show (with 40 characters) about a man who covers the reservation line at a hip restaurant and all the characters surrounding him. More »

Theater

The Ruins of Civilization
Manhattan Theatre Club

Set in an mysterious future, a wife invites a stranger to stay in her house, to possibly terrifying results. More »

Art

Howard Hodgkin: From Memory
Gagosian Gallery

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Art

Luc Tuymans: Le Mépris
David Zwirner

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Art

Queens International 2016
Queens Museum of Art

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Theater

Stupid Fu**ing Birds

A retelling of Chekov’s The Seagull set in the 21st century. More »

Theater

Tuck Everlasting
Broadhurst Theatre

An adaptation of the Natalie Babbit classic, this new musical tells the story of young Winnie Foster who discovers that her new love is immortal. More »

Theater

The Crucible
Walter Kerr Theatre

Oscar nominee Saoirse Ronan plays the slanderous Abigail Williams and Tavi Gevinson, Mary Warren in this new production of the Arthur Miller classic. More »

Theater

A Streetcar Named Desire
St. Ann's Warehouse

Gillian Anderson and Ben Foster star in this Tennesse Williams classic about love, identity, and, of course, desire. More »

Art

Juan Uslé: Membrana Porosa
Cheim & Read

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Classical

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Judy and Arthur Zankel Hall

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