This Week’s Picks! Rumer Willis, Bob Saget & More

first_imgPay Homage to Rumer WillisNovember 4 at Feinstein’s/54 BelowRumer Willis has found the secret to surviving on Broadway: smoking at least two packs of cigarettes a day! Um, no, that’s not it. Right, it’s being busy and visible. The erstwhile Chicago star heads to Feinstein’s/54 Below for her NYC cabaret debut in Homage, a musically eclectic concert where she and Tye Blue “explain their journey as nonsexual life partners in song.” You have two chances tonight to catch it. Click for tickets! Get Livin’ with ChitaNovember 6 on PBSYou have made it when the title to your TV special features an exclamation point or a present participle sans “g.” That signifies a life well lived! Of course, that applies to Chita Rivera, who is still enchanting Broadway audiences at age 82. Remember The Visit? Yowza. Tonight, Great Performances looks at her remarkable career through archival footage and tons of interviews in Chita Rivera: A Lot of Livin’ to Do. Hey, you, panicking over your Thanksgiving plans. You’ve got three weeks. So ignore your mom’s pleading emails, swallow your dread over Uncle Steve’s not-so gentle racism and take a break. We have a ton of options to ease your rattled mind, including a night in with Chita Rivera, Rumer Willis’ NYC cabaret debut and Michael Flatley’s arrival to Broadway. Here come this week’s picks! Line Up for Lord of the DanceBegins November 7 at Lyric TheatreLightning-legged Michael Flatley makes his Broadway debut—and swan song—with Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games, an updated staging of Flatley’s original shows Lord Of The Dance, Feet of Flamesand Celtic Tiger. Expect holographic-effect projections, new choreography and costumes and hypnotic footwork from Flatley (who makes a special appearance at the end of evening performances) and his protégés. Click for tickets! Watch Bob Saget Get Holy InappropriateBegins November 3 at Booth TheatreAs the man known for his version of the world’s filthiest joke (The Aristocrats) and being a kindly, doting father to TV-loving millennials, we can’t think of anyone better to play Pastor Greg in Hand to God than Bob Saget. Even better, he’s totally on board! “It does fall into exactly my wheelhouse of humor,” Saget told Broadway.com. Sounds like the perfect time to revisit one of Broadway’s best comedies. Click for tickets! Behold Broadway Belt BareillesNovember 2 at Highline BallroomSara Bareilles’ Waitress isn’t opening until April, yet the singer-songwriter behind the impossibly catchy “Love Song” is getting welcomed to the neighborhood. Broadway Sings Sara Bareilles features over a dozen talented actors and actresses—including Alysha Deslorieux of Hamilton and Beautiful’s Jessica Keenan Wynn—pretty much doing what’s outlined in the title. Quick question: Why not use some variation of our headline? Alliteration is aces. Click for tickets! View Commentslast_img

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