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NYC Weekend Picks: Del McCoury, 'Talley's Folly,' more

Del McCoury performs during the Tribute to Cowboy

Del McCoury performs during the Tribute to Cowboy Jack Clement at War Memorial Auditorium in Nashville, Tenn. (Jan. 30, 2013) Credit: Getty Images

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


"TALLEY'S FOLLY" This rare revival of Lanford Wilson's sweetheart of a 1980 Pulitzer winner stars Danny Burstein and Sarah Paulson as mismatched lovers in 1944 Missouri.

WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 7:30, Saturday at 2 and 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. at Laura Pels Theatre, 111 W. 46th St.

INFO $71-$81, 212-719-1300,

"THE WILD BRIDE" England's Kneehigh Theatre, which gave us the enchanting stage transformation of "Brief Encounter," turns to the Brothers Grimm in this tale for "adults and brave children."

WHEN | WHERE Saturday night at 8, Sunday at 3 and 7 p.m., St. Ann's Warehouse, 29 Jay St., Brooklyn

INFO $45-$55, 718-254-8779,

"KATIE ROCHE" The Mint Theater continues its three-year rediscovery of deaf Irish playwright Teresa Deevy with this 1936 portrait of a servant girl.

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

INFO $55, 866-811-4111,


"INESCAPABLE" Director Ruba Nadda and her "Cairo Time" star Alexander Siddig reteam for this drama about a Canadian man whose Syrian past catches up to him when his daughter disappears. With Marisa Tomei and Joshua Jackson.

WHERE | WHEN Opens Friday at IFC Center, 323 Sixth Ave.

INFO $13.50, 212-924-7771,


"GUTAI: SPLENDID PLAYGROUND" Never much appreciated in this country, partly because it was overshadowed by the concurrent Pop Art phenomenon, the Japanese avant-garde artists of the 1950s and '60s Gutai movement are ripe for reconsideration for their playful take on the world.

WHEN | WHERE Through May 8, closed Thursdays, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Ave.

INFO $22, 212-423-3500,


THE VAULT AT PLAFF'S More than a whiff of the 19th century ambience is on hand at this hidden-away, underground bar dating back to 1855. The darkly lit interior doesn't totally obscure the well-conceived cocktails, or appetizer-size dishes such as a tasty sausage plate.

WHEN | WHERE Drinks nightly from 6 p.m., 643 Broadway

INFO Cocktails $16, 212-253-5421,


DEL MCCOURY It's a little slice of bluegrass heaven with Del McCoury, who's been practicing the form for more than 50 years. With another bluegrass fave, Sam Bush.

WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 8, City Winery, 155 Varick St.

INFO $55-$75, 212-608-0555,


FUNKBOX DJ Tony Touch, known for his mixtapes, spins the house and techno every Sunday at this party.

WHEN | WHERE Sunday at 9 p.m. Sullivan Room, 218 Sullivan St.

INFO $5 before 10 p.m., 212-252-2151,

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

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