Jonny Orsini and Nathan Lane in Douglas Carter Beane's new...

Jonny Orsini and Nathan Lane in Douglas Carter Beane's new play "The Nance," at the Lyceum Theatre. Credit: Joan Marcus

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


"THE LAST FIVE YEARS" The first New York revival of Jason Robert Brown's two-character 2002 musical about an overwhelmed couple in New York.

WHEN | WHERE 8 Friday night, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday at Second Stage Theatre, 305 W. 43rd St.

INFO $80-$90, 212-246-4422,

"THE NANCE" Nathan Lane stars as a vaudevillian playing a stereotyped gay character in Douglas Carter Beane's new play.

WHEN | WHERE 8 Friday night, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday at Lyceum Theatre, 149 W. 45th St.

INFO $37-$132, 212-239-6200,

"THE CALL" A white couple tries to adopt an African child in Tanya Barfield's new play.

WHEN | WHERE 7:30 Friday night, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday at Playwrights Horizons, 416 W. 42nd St.

INFO $60, 212-279-4200,


"DIAL M FOR MURDER" A mystery-thriller in 3-D? It's already been done, by Alfred Hitchcock. His 1954 classic, starring Grace Kelly and Ray Milland, plays for one week in a digital restoration from the original camera negative.

WHEN | WHERE Through April 4 at Film Forum, 209 W. Houston St.

INFO $12.50, 212-727-8110;


"JAY DEFEO: A RETROSPECTIVE" Mostly known for her monumental painting "The Rose" in the Whitney's collection, the museum has now organized a full-scale retrospective of the work of DeFeo (1929-89). She may finally get the larger recognition she deserves.

WHEN | WHERE Through June 2, closed Monday and Tuesday, Whitney Museum of American Art, 945 Madison Ave.

INFO $18, 212-570-3600,


SUSHI YASUDA Only a block from Grand Central Terminal is a serene sushi outpost that takes fish very seriously. Diners can trust the chefs to deliver freshness; the $24 lunch specials are a way to sample a menu that can add up quickly.

WHEN | WHERE Weekday lunch; dinner Monday through Saturday, 204 E. 43rd St.

INFO Sushi $4-$10, 212-972-1001,


A STATE OF TRANCE 600: THE EXPEDITION NYC Trance. Dance. Whatever you're into. DJ Armin Van Buuren brings his Expeditionary army of music makers, including Ferry Corsten, Markus Schulz and more.

WHEN | WHERE Saturday at 8 p.m., Madison Square Garden

INFO $40-$125, 800-745-3000,


FLOATING KABARETTE! Get your circus on. And your burlesque and cabaret, too. And just to be clear: This is for the 21 and older crowd.

WHEN | WHERE Saturday at 10:30 p.m., Galapagos Art Space, 16 Main St., Brooklyn

INFO $20, 866-468-7619,

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

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