NYC Weekend Picks: Claes Oldenburg at Moma, 'Pippin,' more
Our picks for things to do in the city this weekend.
WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m.; Sondheim Theatre, 124 W. 43rd St.
INFO $37-$142; 212-239-6200; thetriptobountifulbroadway.com
"THE TESTAMENT OF MARY" Formidable Irish actress Fiona Shaw stars in Colm Toibin's monodrama about Mary after the crucifixion.
WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m.; Kerr Theatre, 219 W. 48th St.
INFO $50-$125; 212-239-6200; testamentonbroadway.com
WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 8, Saturday at 2:30 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m.; Music Box Theatre, 239 W. 45th St.
INFO $59-$148; 212-239-6200; pippinthemusical.com
"DECEPTIVE PRACTICE" This documentary, subtitled "The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay," follows the raconteur-magician's career from childhood apprenticeships to his one-man stage shows and work with David Mamet.
WHEN | WHERE Through April 30 at 1:00, 2:45, 4:30, 6:20, 8:10 and 10:10 daily at Film Forum, 209 W. Houston St., Manhattan.
INFO Tickets are $12.50, 212-727-8110, filmforum.org
CLAES OLDENBURG AT MOMA The earliest breakthroughs of the renowned NYC-based sculptor, now 84, are the focus at MoMA, which is showing four witty, inventive pieces from the 1960s: "The Street," "The Store," "Mouse Museum" and "Ray Gun Wing." Audiences will get to see how the master got his start.
WHEN | WHERE Now through Aug. 5, closed Tuesdays, Museum of Modern Art, 11 W. 53rd St.
INFO $25, 212-708-9400, moma.org
ALLSWELL Nominally a gastropub, Allswell isn't too British or too pubby, though you can get a rich beef and Stilton pie ($5) at this friendly Williamsburg spot. Chef Nate Smith (formerly of the Spotted Pig) just cooks up dishes that are intelligently knitted together, such as a wild striped bass with olives, chick peas and fennel ($23).
WHEN | WHERE Lunch and dinner daily, 124 Bedford Ave., Brooklyn
INFO $21; 347-799-2743, allswellnyc.tumblr.com
WHEN | WHERE Saturday at 7 p.m., Webster Hall, 125 E. 11th St., Manhattan
INFO $35; 800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com
NOUVEAU YORK The rotating cast of DJs will keep the party moving up in the penthouse -- but remember: You have to be at work in the morning.
WHEN | WHERE Sunday at 9 p.m., Le Bain at the Standard Hotel, 444 W. 13th St.
INFO Free, 212-645-4646
Compiled by Linda Winer, Rafer Guzmán, Ted Loos and Kevin Amorim.