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"Leap of Faith," and other NYC Picks

Raul Esparza in

Raul Esparza in "Leap of Faith" at the St. James Theatre on Broadway. Photo Credit: Joan Marcus

THEATER:

'DON'T DRESS FOR DINNER'

WHAT Jennifer Tilly co-stars in this farce written by Marc Camoletti, the Frenchman who wrote "Boeing-Boeing."

WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m., American Airlines Theatre, 227 W. 42nd St.

INFO $67-$117, 212-719-1300, roundabouttheatre.org

 

'LEAP OF FAITH'

WHAT Raul Esparza stars as a con-man preacher in this musical adaptation of the 1992 film.

WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., St. James Theatre, 246 W. 44th St.

INFO $47-$137, 212-239-6200, leapoffaithbroadway.com

 

'THE COLUMNIST'

WHAT John Lithgow stars as '60s political journalist Joseph Alsop in David Auburn's new drama.

WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m., Friedman Theatre, 261 W. 47th St.

INFO $67-$121, 212-239-6200, manhattantheatreclub.com

--Linda Winer

 

MOVIE: 'Rear Window'

WHAT Alfred Hitchcock set the gold standard for the thriller genre with this 1954 classic starring Jimmy Stewart and Grace Kelly as accidental sleuths solving the case of a missing neighbor. It's part of a 13-film tribute to the Old Master that continues weekends through June.

WHEN | WHERE Friday through Sunday at 11 a.m. at IFC Center, 323 Sixth Ave.

INFO $13, 212-924-7771; ifccenter.com

-- Rafer Guzmán

 

ART: Affordable Art Fair

WHAT Art fairs have become must-visits for the deep-pocketed collector, so it's refreshing that there's one featuring work for as little as $100. You may have to dig deep to find quality, but that's true at Art Basel Miami Beach, too.

WHEN | WHERE Through Sunday at 7 W. 34th St.

INFO Admission $12, 212-255-2003, affordableartfair.us

-- Ted Loos

 

MUSIC: Fountains of Wayne

WHAT Power pop thy name is Fountains of Wayne. So many great songs over the years: "Leave the Biker," "Traffic and Weather," "Stacey's Mom" . . .

WHEN | WHERE Saturday at 8 p.m. Irving Plaza, 17 Irving Place

INFO $30; 800-745-3000, livenation.com

--Kevin Amorim

 

NIGHTLIFE: Saved by the '90s

WHAT As if this recession weren't bad enough, you can return to the scene of our last hard times: the '90s. The sounds of the era are spun by DJ Toy and played by the Bayside Tigers.

WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 11:30 p.m. Canal Room, 285 West Broadway

INFO $12 at the door; 212-941-8100, canalroom.com

-- Kevin Amorim

 

FOOD: Tertulia

WHAT New York has been in the throes of a Spanish tapas craze for a few years, but this recent Greenwich Village entry may be the best of all. Chef Seamus Mullen pulls intense flavor out of everything from a grilled whole fluke to a humble radish salad.

WHEN | WHERE Lunch, brunch and dinner, 359 Sixth Ave.

INFO $15 average entree; 646-559- 9909, tertulianyc.com

-- Ted Loos

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