NY1's weekly segment "Your Weekend Starts Now" shows entertaining picks for great things to do this weekend all around the city. NY1's Stephanie Simon filed the following report.
You'll never walk alone to this classic star-filled Rodgers and Hammerstein's musical at Avery Fisher Hall. It's guaranteed to be a full house for its short run through Saturday. Tickets start at $95.
Forbidden Broadway: Alive and Kickingwww.forbiddenbroadway.com
Do you hear the people sing? Singing the song of funny men? It's "Forbidden Broadway: Alive and Kicking", a great idea post-Oscars to see some fun spoofs on the Film Les Miserables and its stars Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway and Russell Crowe, plus laugh out loud at parodies of other Broadway hits. It's at the 47th street theaters, located at 304 West 47th Street between Eighth and Ninth Avenues. Tickets start at $29 dollars.
Martha Graham Dance at Joyce Theaterwww.joyce.org
Martha Graham Dance is at the Joyce Theater through Sunday. Tickets start at just $10. It's a great chance to see the iconic troupe perform. There is some nudity.
Forever Freestyle 7www.lehmancenter.org
At Lehman Center in the Bronx, let the music play as '80s hit maker Shannon and a slew of other converge on one stage for the seventh incarnation of Forever Freestyle celebrating this free wheeling? feel-good music. Tickets start at $45. It's saturday night at 8pm
Check out the film inspired by the famous song known to millions around the world, "Hava Nagila". The film tells the history of the music and its cultural bridge building. The film will play at Lincoln Plaza Cinema, located at 1668 Broadway in Manhattan, beginning March 1. It will also play at Quad Cinema, located at 34 West 13th St in Manhattan and at Kew Gardens Cinemas, located at 81-05 Lefferts Blvd, beginning March 15.
"Fried Chicken and Latkes"www.theactorstemple.org
"Fried Chicken and Latkes" is back! Rain Pryor’s acclaimed show is based on her life about growing up as a Jewish and African American female. The daughter of Richard Pryor is at The Actors Temple Theater, every Saturday at 2 p.m. and Sunday at 5 p.m. The show plays through March 25. Tickets start at $36.50.