NYC Weekend Picks: Shakespeare in the Park, Ellsworth Kelly at MoMA, more
Our picks for things to do in the city this weekend.
"3 KINDS OF EXILE": Playwright John Guare also co-stars in his latest, a drama based on stories of exiles from Eastern Europe.
WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m., Atlantic Theater Company, 336 W. 20th St.
INFO $70, 866-811-4111, atlantictheater.org
"THE COMEDY OF ERRORS": The Public Theater's free Shakespeare in Central Park presents Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Hamish Linklater in this early farce about separated twins.
WHEN | WHERE Friday night and Saturday at 8:30 p.m., Delacorte Theater, entrance at 81st Street and Central Park West.
INFO Free with a ticket, visit publictheater.org for information
"SONTAG REBORN": Moe Angelos dramatizes the early journals of Susan Sontag, from age 14 to her young success.
WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 8, Saturday at 3 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m., New York Theatre Workshop, 79 E. Fourth St.
INFO $65, 212-279-4200, nytw.org
"JABBERWOCKY": Terry Gilliam's 1977 oddity, starring Michael Palin as a knock-kneed dragon hunter, laid the groundwork for the director's singular mix of fantasy, comedy and horror. It's part of a Gilliam retrospective that continues through July 20.
WHEN | WHERE Friday night and Saturday at midnight, IFC Center, 323 Sixth Ave.
INFO $13.50, 212-924-7771, ifccenter.com
ELLSWORTH KELLY: The modernist master is turning 90, so MoMA is featuring his 14-piece Chatham Series from 1970. Also check out all three local branches of Matthew Marks Gallery (matthewmarks.com) in Chelsea for more of his stunning, hard-edge abstractions.
WHEN | WHERE Through Sept. 8, open daily, the Museum of Modern Art, 11 W. 53rd St.
INFO $25, 212-708-9400, moma.org
GREEN TABLE: Local, organic, seasonal: These are watchwords for many chefs, but rarely are the concepts handled with such delicacy. In this Chelsea Market space, sustainability pioneer Mary Cleaver serves up a lovely Thai green curry ($17) and a killer wild Alaskan salmon ($24), among other winners.
WHEN | WHERE Lunch daily, dinner Monday-Saturday, 75 Ninth Ave. (inside Chelsea Market)
INFO Average entree $23, 212-741-6623, cleaverco.com
LITTLE MIX: The good news is this is a free show, part of the "Good Morning America" Summer Concert Series. The bad news is it's so early in the morning. But these "little" ladies are worth it. With Emblem3.
WHEN | WHERE Friday morning between 7 and 9, Rumsey Playfield, Central Park, 69th Street and Fifth Avenue
TRASH!: It gets a little cray at this party. DJ Jess and Alex Malfunction keep the night moving, however, with a decidedly go-go flavor.
WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 11, The Studio at Webster Hall, 125 E. 11th St.
INFO $10, 212-353-1600, event.websterhall.com
Compiled by Linda Winer, Rafer Guzman, Ted Loos and Kevin Amorim.