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NYC Weekend Picks: 'Cinderella,' Dianne Reeves, more

Santino Fontana and Laura Osnes in Rodgers and

Santino Fontana and Laura Osnes in Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Cinderella." Credit: Carol Rosegg

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


"CINDERELLA" Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana star in the Broadway premiere of this Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, written in 1957 for television and beckoning now for Valentine's Day weekend. Douglas Carter Beane ("Sister Act") has written a book with a few new twists.

WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 and 7:30 p.m., Broadway Theatre, 1681 Broadway.

INFO $45-$147, 212-239-6200,

"BELLEVUE" Amy Herzog's new play involves a young couple that leaves the Midwest for bohemian Paris.

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 $70, 212-279-4200,

"THE NORTH POOL" Rajiv Joseph ("Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo") explores the tension between a high school vice principal and a Middle East transfer student.

WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 8, Saturday at 3 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m., Vineyard Theatre, 108 E. 15th St.

INFO $75-$100, 212-353-0303,


"BABY FACE" Barbara Stanwyck plays a woman sleeping her way to the top in this pre-Code classic, part of the ongoing series "1933: Hollywood's Naughtiest, Bawdiest Year."

WHEN | WHERE Friday at 2:50, 6 and 9:15 p.m., Film Forum, 209 W. Houston St.

INFO $12.50, 212-727-8110,


"PIERO DELLA FRANCESCA IN AMERICA" The Renaissance wouldn't have been the same without this talented Italian painter (1411-1492). The first-ever American show dedicated to the artist brings together seven of his rare works -- the grouping won't likely happen again in your lifetime.

WHEN | WHERE Through May 19, closed Mondays, The Frick Collection, 1 E. 70th St.

INFO $18, 212-288-0700,


COMMERCE You can't go wrong with a historic space presided over by an assured chef. Harold Moore can make even a winter vegetable fricassee a star dish, and his Korean-inspired pork chop is a welcome twist. It's all served up in a Depression-era interior with many original appointments, formerly Grange Hall.

WHEN | WHERE Dinner daily, weekend brunch, 50 Commerce St.

INFO Average entree $30, 212-524-2301,


DIANNE REEVES The multi-Grammy-winning jazz singer brings some special guests along, including Esperanza Spalding, Lalah Hathaway, Nadia Washington and more.

WHEN | WHERE Saturday night at 8, Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall, 881 Seventh Ave.

INFO $15-$75, 212-247-7800,


ONE STEP BEYOND The One Step Beyond season starts tonight with DJ sets from Foster the People, above, Javelin and Dopeshoes.

WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 9, American Museum of Natural History (enter through the Weston Pavilion entrance on Columbus Avenue at 79th Street)

INFO $25, 212-769-5200,

Compiled by Linda Winer, Rafer Guzmán, Ted Loos and Kevin Amorim.

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