Top FiveInteresting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s cheat sheet to the top events include The Pied Piper by the Carlo Colla & Sons Marionette Company, Panorama Europe film festival, and an exhibit at the new Met Breuer.Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Monday and follow @NYCARTS on Twitter to stay abreast of events as they happen.

    The Humans

    Helen Hayes Theater

    Manhattan

    Thu, Feb 18, 2016 - Sun, Jul 24, 2016

    Written by Pultizer Prize finalist Stephen Karam, the story centers on The Blakes, a middle class family whose Thanksgiving dinner is the scene of escalating anxiety and existential horror.

    The Pied Piper – Carlo Colla & Sons Marionette Company

    New Victory Theater

    Manhattan

    Fri, May 06, 2016 - Sun, May 15, 2016

    In a stunning display of enchanting artistry and masterful storytelling, Carlo Colla & Sons Marionette Company (Sleeping Beauty, New Vic 2013) tells the cautionary tale of a town overrun by greed, corruption and rats in the U.S. Premiere of The Pied Piper from May 6 - 15, 2016. This gorgeous production will take the New Victory stage by storm when one of Italy’s oldest and most respected marionette companies recounts the mythical legend of “The ...

    Vintage Theater on a Modern Stage: The Golden Bride

    Museum of the City of New York

    Manhattan

    Wed, May 04, 2016, 6:30 pm

    The Golden Bride, the long-forgotten 1923 Yiddish operetta that plays with themes of love, wealth, and immigration electrified New York audiences this past winter for the first time in almost 70 years.Before the Bride reopens at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in July, join Museum of the City of New York for an exclusive, behind-the-scenes talk with the show's creative team, and enjoy selected songs performed by Rachel Policar and other members of the ...

    Panorama Europe 2016

    Museum of the Moving Image

    Queens

    Fri, May 06, 2016 - Sun, May 22, 2016

    From mind-bending genre experiments that reinvent the musical, sci-fi film, and horror movie, to gripping dramatic features and documentaries capturing the tenuous nature of modern life for a variety of wanderers and refugees, Panorama Europe 2016 is a vibrant selection of some of the finest and most riveting films coming out of Europe today. Filled with New York premieres, often with the filmmakers in person, this is a great opportunity to discover some of the ...

    Unfinished: Thoughts Left Visible

    The Met Breuer

    Manhattan

    Thu, Apr 28, 2016 - Sun, Sep 04, 2016

    Beginning with the Renaissance masters, this scholarly and innovative exhibition examines the term "unfinished" in its broadest possible sense, including works left incomplete by their makers, which often give insight into the process of their creation, but also those that partake of a non finito—intentionally unfinished—aesthetic that embraces the unresolved and open-ended.

The Humans

240 West 44th Street

New York N.Y. 10036

Written by Pultizer Prize finalist Stephen Karam, the story centers on The Blakes, a middle class family whose Thanksgiving dinner is the scene of escalating anxiety and existential horror.

Vintage Theater on a Modern Stage: The Golden Bride

1220 Fifth Avenue

new york N.Y. 10029

2125341672

The Golden Bride, the long-forgotten 1923 Yiddish operetta that plays with themes of love, wealth, and immigration electrified New York audiences this past winter for the first time in almost 70 years.Before the Bride reopens at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in July, join Museum of the City of ...

Panorama Europe 2016

36-01 35th Avenue

queens N.Y. 11106

7187776888

From mind-bending genre experiments that reinvent the musical, sci-fi film, and horror movie, to gripping dramatic features and documentaries capturing the tenuous nature of modern life for a variety of wanderers and refugees, Panorama Europe 2016 is a vibrant selection of some of the finest and most riveting films coming ...

The Pied Piper – Carlo Colla & Sons Marionette Company

209 West 42nd Street

new york N.Y. 10036

6462233010

In a stunning display of enchanting artistry and masterful storytelling, Carlo Colla & Sons Marionette Company (Sleeping Beauty, New Vic 2013) tells the cautionary tale of a town overrun by greed, corruption and rats in the U.S. Premiere of The Pied Piper from May 6 - 15, 2016. This gorgeous ...