Top 5 For the Week

| 05 Mar 2015 | 11:42



Writer Nick Jones’ latest play stars Anna Camp, from HBO’s “True Blood” and the film “Pitch Perfect,” as an aspiring writer and stay-at-home mother named Jo, who, while penning her memoir, finds her life taking a bizarre and dubious series of twists and turns, causing her to wonder if these new events are part of someone’s elaborate design.


Through March 14

Claire Tow Theater at Lincoln Center

150 W. 65 St., between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues

Assorted showtimes

Tickets $20


Vicky Shick’s “Pathétique, Miniatures in Detail”

Hunter College alum Vicky Shick approaches dance as a multi-sensory experience, and dwells on the interactions of her dancers. The costumes, designed by Shick’s longtime collaborator Barbara Kilpatrick, are fashioned to make sound when the dancers move, adding to the original music by composer Elise Kermani, which she performs and mixes live.

Vicky Shick’s “Pathétique, Miniatures in Detail”

March 6-8

92nd Street Y

Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street

Assorted show times

Tickets $25-$29

“Balanchine and Imagination”

Coinciding with the Frick Collection’s exhibition of illustrative paintings and tapestries by Charles Coypel, which depict scenes from “Don Quixote,” dance historian Jennifer Homans discusses the role Cervantes’ comic tale played in the world of ballet, including George Balanchine’s 1965 version of the story, choreographed to an original composition by Nicolas Nabokov.

“Balanchine and Imagination”

Friday, March 6

Frick Collection

1 E. 70th St., near Fifth Avenue

6 p.m.

Tickets $40


“The 21st-Century Cinephile”

French and American film writers discuss the rapidly evolving world of entertainment media and how our viewing habits, from binging whole series through streaming services to watching feature films on our portable devices, affect our relationship to the world of film.

“The 21st-Century Cinephile”

Saturday, March 7

Film Society of Lincoln Center

Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center’s Amphitheater

144 W. 65th St., between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenues

5:30 p.m.



Johannes Brahms’ “Liebeslieder Waltzes”

This intimate chamber concert, set in a private residence on Central Park, includes a collection of romantic waltzes from Brahms’ “Opus No. 52,” performed with two-person piano and a vocal quartet. The classical repertoire is paired with a contemporary piece for piano and voice by composer Gordon Beeferman, set to lyrics by poet Jane Barnes.

Johannes Brahms’ “Liebeslieder Waltzes”

Wednesday, March 11

285 Central Park West, between 88th and 89th Streets

7:30 p.m.

Tickets $35