Our picks for what to do in the city this weekend.
Ethan Hawke directs and performs in Jonathan Marc Sherman's play about the fall of a New York songwriter in the '90s. Zoe Kazan and Vincent D'Onofrio ("Law & Order: Criminal Intent") also star.
WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., The New Group, 410 W. 42nd St.
INFO $60, 212-239-6200, thenewgroup.org
"REALLY REALLY" Zosia Mamet ("Girls") and Matt Lauria co-star in Paul Downs Colaizzo's play about the ugliness of undergrad gossip. Unstoppable David Cromer ("Our Town") directs the New York premiere.
WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m., MCC Theater at the Lucille Lortel Theatre, 121 Christopher St.
"MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING" Maggie Siff and Jonathan Cake face off in Arin Arbus' staging for the ambitious Theatre for a New Audience.
INFO $75, 212-233-3010, tfana.org
"SOUND CITY" Foo Fighters front man Dave Grohl directed this documentary on the Los Angeles recording studio that has hosted artists from Frank Black to Paul McCartney to Rick Springfield, all interviewed here.
WHEN | WHERE Now playing at Landmark Sunshine Cinema, 143 E. Houston St.
INFO $13, 212-260-7289, soundcitymovie.com
"THE ART OF SCENT" This perfume show goes a long way to convincing visitors that crafting a scent is as artistic as any other creative pursuit. The elegant exhibition design by architect Elizabeth Diller involves leaning into a jet of light spray to sample a dozen historic fragrances.
WHEN | WHERE Through Feb. 24, closed Mondays, The Museum of Arts and Design, 2 Columbus Circle
INFO $15, 212-299-7700, madmuseum.org
Compiled by Linda Winer, Rafer Guzman, Ted Loos and Kevin Amorim.