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NYC weekend picks: Katie Holmes on Broadway, more

Nobert Leo Butz and Katie Holmes in Theresa

Nobert Leo Butz and Katie Holmes in Theresa Rebeck's "Dead Accounts," at Broadway's Music Box theater. Photo Credit: Joan Marcus

Our picks for the best in the city this weekend.


"THE ANARCHIST" Patti LuPone and Debra Winger (in her Broadway debut) play a prisoner and a prison guard in this new drama written and directed by David Mamet.

WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 and 7 p.m., Golden Theatre, 252 W. 45th St.

INFO $59-$129.50, 212-239-6200,

"DEAD ACCOUNTS" Katie Holmes and Norbert Leo Butz star as siblings in Theresa Rebeck's new comedy about a sister who questions the reasons her brother returns.

WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m., Music Box Theatre, 239 W. 45th St.

INFO $62-$147, 212-239-6200,

"A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS" Alice Ripley and Bob Stillman play Mary Todd and Abraham Lincoln in this holiday-themed drama by Pulitzer-winner Paula Vogel.

WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 8, Saturday at 3 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 and 7 p.m., New York Theatre Workshop, 79 E. 4th St.

INFO $70, 212-279-4200,


"SEEDS OF RESILIENCY" A wheelchair acrobat, a Ugandan refugee and two Holocaust survivors are among the 12 people profiled in this documentary about overcoming challenges. Screenings will benefit charities for superstorm Sandy relief.

WHEN | WHERE Through Thursday at Quad Cinema, 34 W. 13th St.

INFO $5, 212-255-2243,


"MANTENGA TO MATISSE" On loan from London's top-notch Courtauld Gallery, this all-drawing show is a murderer's row of the best artists ever to work on paper: Watteau, Rembrandt, Turner, Rubens, Cézanne, Matisse, Picasso and more.

WHEN | WHERE Through Jan. 27, closed Mondays, The Frick Collection, 1 E. 70th St.

INFO $18 (but pay-what-you-wish Sunday 11 a.m.-1 p.m.), 212-547-0641,



Big flavors in a tiny room. This smart Fort Greene restaurant does small and medium plates, always carefully composed. Try the whole fish of the day and the bone marrow tacos, and consider eating at the bar, which is staffed by friendly folks.

WHEN | WHERE Dinner daily, 154 Carlton Ave., Brooklyn

INFO Average entree $19 (cash only), 917-435-3745,


VISION OF DISORDER The legendary Long Island metal band has dubbed this long-planned show "Picking Up Change: Hardcore for Hurricane Relief." Proceeds from this show will be donated to the Red Cross.

WHEN | WHERE 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Music Hall of Williamsburg, 66 N. Sixth St., Brooklyn

INFO $20, 800-745-3000,

TAUK Another band, another benefit. This jazz-funk-pop foursome, with members from hard-hit Long and Staten islands, will donate all funds to All Hands Volunteers.

WHEN | WHERE 8 p.m. Saturday, Spike, 184 Bedford St., Brooklyn.


CARIBBEAN SATURDAYS Warm up with the Caribbean sounds of DJ Norie, Kevin Crown and others.

WHEN | WHERE 11 p.m. Saturday, S.O.B.'s, 204 Varick St.

INFO $20, free before midnight with RSVP at, 212-243-4940,

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

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