Hannah Rose Norberg stars in "Little Miss Sunshine," a new...

Hannah Rose Norberg stars in "Little Miss Sunshine," a new musical by William Finn and James Lapine, based on the 2006 movie of the same name. Credit: Ballerini Cooley Studios


"LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE" The 2006 movie about a family's misadventures on the road to a preteen beauty pageant has been adapted into a musical with score by William Finn and book by James Lapine (the team responsible for "Falsettos" and "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee").

WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 and 7 p.m., Second Stage Theatre, 305 W. 43rd St.

INFO $80-$95, 212-246-4422, 2st.com

"GOOD PERSON OF SZECHWAN" The Foundry Theatre's celebrated production of Brecht's exploration of good in a cruel world.

WHEN | WHERE Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 7 p.m., Public Theater, 425 Lafayette St.

INFO $55-$65, 212-967-7555, publictheater.org

"MARIE ANTOINETTE" Marin Ireland and David Greenspan co-star in David Adjmi's award-winning fantastical spectacle about, as the news release dryly puts it, "a moment in time when the political suddenly got very personal."

WHEN | WHERE Friday and Sunday nights at 7:30, Soho Rep, 46 Walker St.

INFO $35-$55, 212-352-3101, sohorep.org


"TOKYO STORY" Yasujiro Ozu's 1953 film about the generation gap in postwar Japan was voted the greatest film of all time in last year's Sight & Sound directors' poll. It screens in a digital restoration.

WHEN | WHERE Through Oct. 24 at Film Forum, 209 W. Houston St.

INFO $12.50, 212-727-8110, filmforum.org


HUNTER'S POINT SOUTH WATERFRONT PARK You may never have thought of Long Island City, Queens, as a place to hang out, but this brilliantly designed new park -- from architects Weiss/Manfredi, working with Thomas Balsley Associates -- redefines the East River experience, with a spectacular Manhattan view.

WHERE Between 50th and 54th avenues, along the East River in Queens

INFO nycgovparks.org/parks/HuntersPointSouthPark


LINCOLN ROAD TAVERN Tavern accurately describes this place, a Prospect Lefferts Gardens neighborhood place that straddles the line between bar and restaurant. If you're coming from a fall outing in Prospect Park, stop in for a margarita and a burrito ($9.50).

WHEN | WHERE Dinner, drinks nightly, 49 Lincoln Rd., Brooklyn

INFO Average entree $16, 718-282 7097



WHAT The '90s rockers drift into town with "Even Flow" and more fan favorites.

WHEN | WHERE Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30, Barclays Center, Brooklyn

INFO $79.50, 800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com


MO'NIQUE She won an Oscar for "Precious," but it's her stand-up that's pure gold.

WHEN | WHERE Saturday at 7:30 and 10 p.m., B.B. King's Blues Club and Grill, 237 W. 42nd St.

INFO $47.50 advance, $55 day of; 212-997-4144, bbkingbluesclubandgrill.com

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


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