Our picks for what to do in the city this weekend.
WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 7:30, Saturday and Sunday at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m., Barrow Street Theatre, 27 Barrow St.
INFO $25-$55, 212-868-4444, barrowstreettheatre.com
"THE FLICK" Major new playwright Annie Baker focuses on three underpaid workers at a rundown movie theater.
WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 8, Saturday at 2:30 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m., Playwrights Horizons, 416 W. 42nd St.
"NEVA" In this English-language premiere by Chilean writer Guillermo Calderon, Anton Chekhov's widow rehearses "The Cherry Orchard" while masses outside rage against the czar.
INFO $55-$65, 212-967-7555, publictheater.org
"KING KONG" The granddaddy of monster movies celebrates the 80th anniversary of its New York City premiere with four screenings. The first is a children's matinee featuring a "Fay Wray Scream-Alike Contest" for ages 12 and younger.
WHEN | WHERE Sunday at 11 a.m., 1:30, 5:15 and 9 p.m. Film Forum, 209 W. Houston St.
INFO $7 at 11 a.m.; $12.50 for other showings, 212-727-8110, filmforum.org
"IMPRESSIONISM, FASHION AND MODERNITY" Audiences love seeing fashion in museums, and Impressionism shows are usually a top draw. So this mashup at the Met is a surefire hit: a look at how the revolutionary painters treated the dresses, hats and parasols of their day.
WHEN | WHERE Through May 27, closed Mondays. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave.
INFO $25 (suggested), 212-535-7710, metmuseum.org
OMAI It's easy to pass by this Chelsea Thai restaurant because of its discreet signage, but an attractive brick-walled interior awaits. The food has been consistently good for years, particularly the monkfish appetizer and the red snapper entree.
WHEN | WHERE Dinner daily. 158 Ninth Ave.
INFO Average entree $15, 212-633-0575, omainyc.com
THE GOOD RATS Peppi Marchello and his legendary rock band will surely play a tasty show. Just one question: Will Mickey Marchello be there? He's hilarious.
WHEN | WHERE Saturday at 7 p.m., B.B. King Blues Club and Grill, 237 W. 42nd St.
INFO $50, 800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com
CARIBBEAN SATURDAYS Warm up with the sounds of the city's top Caribbean DJs. Live a little, and get some dinner, too.
WHEN | WHERE Saturday at 11 p.m., S.O.B.'s, 204 Varick St.
Compiled by Linda Winer, Rafer Guzman, Ted Loos and Kevin Amorim.