Your Weekend Starts Now 6/7/12
NY1's weekly segment "Your Weekend Starts Now" shows entertaining picks for great things to do this weekend all around the city. NY1's Arts reporter Stephanie Simon filed the following report.
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NY1 Tony Awards Pre-Show
Don't worry if you didn't score a seat to this year's Tony Awards show. Join me and my NY1 colleagues this Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. They'll be live at the red carpet outside the Beacon Theater and I'll be in Times Square for a FREE live viewing party. Get dressed up if you like. As in years past there will be celebrity appearances and your very own red carpet for the Times Square Party.
Jane Krakowski at Town Hall
This Friday night, see Jane Krakowski make her debut at at Town Hall. She's a three time Emmy nominee for "30 Rock". She won a Tony for her role in "Nine" and she's a 10 in my book! Tickets start at $45. Showtime is at 8 p.m.
"Short Play & Musical Festival"
Also on stage starting Thursday night and running for three weeks is The Players Theatre "Short Play & Musical Festival" in the village. Each night five shorts are presented. The Players Theatre is located at 115 MacDougal Street (between West 3rd and Bleecker). Tickets are $25.
Free Movies At NYC Parks
All summer long there are free movies at city parks. This weekend check out Summerstage's screening of "Raul" at 7 p.m. in Central Park. Go online for the full calendar.
Samba with the Sea Lions
And why not Samba with the Sea Lions at Prospect Park Zoo this Saturday at 12 and 2 p.m. Admission is $8.
Miles davis Festival at Smoke Jazz
At Smoke jazz club on the Upper West Side celebrate the genius of Miles Davis with a month long festival. There is something for everyone on the schedule.
Tamar-kali at Harlem Stage
Thursday night through Saturday check out afro-punk funk and soul singer Tamar-kali at the Harlem Stage Gatehouse. It's a different show each night. Tickets are $20.