NYC weekend picks, with Jeff Goldbum in 'Domesticated,' Dutch masters at The Frick
Our picks for what to do in the city this weekend.
"DOMESTICATED" Jeff Goldblum and Laurie Metcalf co-star in this serious comedy about a political scandal and a marriage by Bruce Norris, author of the Pulitzer-winning "Clybourne Park."
WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m., Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater at Lincoln Center.
INFO $75-$85, 212-239-6200, lct.org
"THE JACKSONIAN" Beth Henley's new tragicomedy about a murder in 1964 Mississippi stars Ed Harris, Amy Madigan, Glenne Headly and Bill Pullman.
WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m., The New Group, 410 W. 42nd St.
INFO $75-$95, 212-239-6200, thenewgroup.org
"A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER" Jefferson Mays ("I Am My Own Wife") plays lots of aristocratic family members in this musical mystery by Steven Lutvak and Robert L. Freedman.
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 $97-$150, 212-239-6200, agentlemansguidebroadway.com
"MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON" A pre-Election Day screening of Frank Capra's feel-good fable about a political outsider (Jimmy Stewart) who infects Washington with his pure goodness. It's part of the kid-oriented Film Forum, Jr. series.
WHEN | WHERE Sunday at 11 a.m., Film Forum, 209 W. Houston St.
INFO $7, 212-727-8110, filmforum.org
"VERMEER, REMBRANDT AND HALS": Real Dutch treats (of the Old Master variety) are coming to the Frick from Mauritshuis, The Royal Picture Gallery in The Hague. Doubtless people will flock to the show to see Vermeer's "Girl With a Pearl Earring" (circa 1665), the rare painting that is truly timeless.
WHEN | WHERE Through Jan. 19 at The Frick Collection, 1 E. 70th St.
INFO $20, 212-288-0700, frick.org
TORO Tapas reach new heights in Chelsea at Toro, currently the place to be seen. The loud, sexy vibe won't distract you from excellent Spanish-inspired food, including a pig ear terrine.
WHEN | WHERE Dinner nightly except Sunday, 85 10th Ave. (entrance at 11th Avenue and 15th Street)
INFO Average small plate $16, 212-691-2360, toro-nyc.com
STEVE EARLE & THE DUKES The "New Country" pioneer and "Treme" star comes to Town Hall with his band, performing songs from his new album, "The Low Highway."
WHEN | WHERE 8 p.m. Saturday, Town Hall, 123 W. 43rd St.
INFO $35-$50, 212-840-2824, ticketmaster.com
SHERRI SHEPHERD Now the "View" host can really say what's on her mind without the other ladies around.
WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 8:30 and 10:30, Saturday at 8 and 10 p.m., Gotham Comedy Club, 208 W. 23rd St.
INFO $26-$115, 212-367-9000, gothamcomedyclub.com
Compiled by Linda Winer, Rafer Guzmán, Ted Loos, Tom Beer and Daniel Bubbeo.