NYC Weekend Picks, with Zachary Quinto in 'The Glass Menagerie'

Cherry Jones and Zachary Quinto in the new Cherry Jones and Zachary Quinto in the new Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams' "The Glass Menagerie." (Feb. 1, 2013) Photo Credit: Michael J. Lutch

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Our picks for what to do in the city this weekend.

Theater

"THE GLASS MENAGERIE" Cherry Jones and Zachary Quinto co-star in John Tiffany's revival of Tennessee Williams' masterwork.

WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 and 7 p.m., Booth Theatre, 222 W. 45th St.

INFO $77-$137, 212-239-6200 theglassmenageriebroadway.com.

"PHILIP GOES FORTH" The theater's prime archaeologists for neglected plays presents George Kelly's 1931 coming-of-age comedy about a young man in New York rebelling against family expectations.

WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m., Mint Theater Company, 311 W. 43rd St.

INFO $55-$65, 866-811-4111, minttheater.org

"THE HATMAKER'S WIFE" Rachel Chavkin, Obie-winning director of "Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812," stages Lauren Yee's surreal play about a woman who gets embroiled in the history of her new home.

WHEN | WHERE Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30, Sharp Theater, 416 W. 42nd St.

INFO $30, 212-255-3089, playwrightsrealm.org

Film

"I WAS A MALE WAR BRIDE" Cary Grant and Ann Sheridan star in this 1949 comedy about love, war and cross-dressing. It's part of "The Complete Howard Hawks," an ongoing retrospective.

WHEN | WHERE Saturday at 4:30 p.m., Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave. in Astoria

INFO Tickets $12 or free with museum admission. 718-777-6877, movingimage.us

Exhibit

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"BOOKERMANIA" Controversial and buzzed about in a way that's hard to imagine for a literary prize on our shores, England's Man Booker Prize is soon turning 45. The Morgan Library is showing off its large archive of material related to the prize, including copies of the winning books.

WHEN | WHERE Through Jan. 5, closed Mondays, The Morgan Library & Museum, 225 Madison Ave.

INFO $18, 212-685-0008, themorgan.org

Dining

FAMILY RECIPE This extremely personal restaurant on the Lower East Side, the vision of owner/chef Akiko Thurnauer, has a strong Japanese influence, but it can't really be categorized. The dishes uniformly shine, led by the caramelized cauliflower steak ($16).

WHEN | WHERE Dinner nightly, weekend brunch, 231 Eldridge St.

INFO Average entree $17, 212-529-3133, familyrecipeny.com

Music

ALT-J The alt-rock duo has been making quite a splash with its album "An Awesome Wave."

WHEN | WHERE Saturday at 8 p.m., Hammerstein Ballroom, 311 W. 34th St.; Sunday at 6 p.m., Rumsey Playfield, Central Park

INFO $33 each show, 800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com

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Nightlife

DUNCAN SHEIK The "Spring Awakening" composer is always in season, especially if he does '80s covers like Tears for Fears' "Shout."

WHEN | WHERE Friday and Saturday nights at 8 and 11, 54 Below, 254 W. 54th St.

INFO $60-$70 ($25 food and beverage minimum), 866-468-7619, ticketweb.com

Compiled by Linda Winer, Rafer Guzmán, Ted Loos and Daniel Bubbeo.

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