NYC picks: Henry Winkler in 'The Performers,' more

Cheyenne Jackson and Henry Winkler in a scene Cheyenne Jackson and Henry Winkler in a scene from David West Read's "The Performers," playing at the Longacre Theater in Manhattan. Photo Credit: Carol Rosegg

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Weekend cultural picks for NYC.



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Henry Winkler, Alicia Silverstone and Cheyenne Jackson star in David West Read's comedy about high school friends who reconnect at the Adult Film Awards in Vegas.

WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 8, Saturday and Sunday at 2 and 8 p.m. Longacre Theatre, 220 W. 48th St.


INFO $34.50-$127, 212-239-6200,

"SCANDALOUS: THE LIFE AND TRIALS OF AIMEE SEMPLE MCPHERSON" None other than Kathie Lee Gifford wrote the book and lyrics for this bio-musical about the world's first media superstar evangelist, starring the always-wonderful Carolee Carmelo.

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WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m., Neil Simon Theatre, 250 W. 52nd St.

INFO $35-$140, 877-250-2929,

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"VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE" Incorrigible, beloved satirist Christopher Durang takes on Chekhov with help from his longtime buddy Sigourney Weaver and David Hyde Pierce.

WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m. Mitzi Newhouse at Lincoln Center Theater.

INFO $75 ($85 after Monday), 212-239-6200,


"ONE OF OUR AIRCRAFT IS MISSING" Powell and Pressburger's 1942 morale booster about British airmen screens as part of the ongoing exhibit "WWII & NYC." The guest speaker is Michael Korda, former editor in chief at Simon & Schuster and nephew of the film's producer.

WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 7, New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West

INFO Pay-what-you-wish admission, 212-873-3400,


"GUILLERMO KUITCA: DIARIOS" This show of thoughtful drawings by a renowned Argentine artist is worthy, but the real reason to show up this month is that the Drawing Center is just reopening after a renovation and expansion (and a superstorm that left it without power). The small jewel of SoHo looks better than ever.

WHEN | WHERE Through Dec. 9, closed Mondays and Tuesdays, The Drawing Center, 35 Wooster St.

INFO $5, 212-219-2166,

Picks by Linda Winer, Rafer Guzman and Ted Loos.

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