0987-melody-grove-in-the-strange-undoing-of-prudencia-hart-photo-by-jenny-andersonInteresting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s cheat sheet to the top events include Sweeney Todd, The McKittrick Hotel, Doug Varone, and more. Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Monday and follow @NYCARTS on Twitter to stay abreast of events as they happen.

    Green Space Blooms

    Green Space

    Queens

    Thu, Mar 30, 2017 - Sun, Apr 02, 2017

    In response to the growing community of choreographers and dance artists in Queens, Dance Entropy inaugurated the Green Space Blooms Dance Festival in April 2007. The festival will feature 27 diverse choreographers, as well as resident company Valerie Green/Dance Entropy. This special anniversary edition will highlight choreographers who have presented work at Green Space spanning the last decade. Completing each evening is a live music post-performance party, sharing sounds from a different ethnic tradition each ...

    Doug Varone and Dancers

    BAM Harvey Theater

    Brooklyn

    Wed, Mar 29, 2017 - Sat, Apr 01, 2017

    "Doug Varone and Dancers" celebrate 30 years of impassioned choreography with three works representing the past, present, and future of this peerless company. Their major revival of the Philip Glass-scored "Possession," inspired by A.S. Byatt's century-spanning novel of the same name, is an entwined portrait of solitude and desire. Varone's latest work, "Folded," set to music by MacArthur fellow Julia Wolfe, renders the intimate interplay between two dancers falling in and out of sync. And ...

    The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart

    The McKittrick Hotel

    Manhattan

    Mon, Mar 27, 2017 - Sun, Apr 23, 2017

    The McKittrick Hotel and The National Theatre of Scotland present "The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart," a transporting, folk theater fable that unfolds among and around its audience, weaving an ingenious and enchanting story told with live music throughout its intimate setting. The McKittrick Hotel’s bar and music venue, The Heath, has been transformed into a high spirited Scottish Pub for the occasion, a unique and perfect setting for the show, featuring a full Scottish ...

    The Photography Show 2017

    Pier 94

    Manhattan

    Thu, Mar 30, 2017 - Sun, Apr 02, 2017

    Held at Pier 94, "The Photography Show" will feature more than 115 galleries from around the world and will offer contemporary, modern, and 19th-century photographs as well as photo-based art, video, and new media. Presented by AIPAD (the Association of International Photography Art Dealers), the 2017 show will also include more than a dozen AIPAD Talks featuring prominent curators, collectors, artists, and journalists as well as special exhibitions on loan from the noted collections of ...

    Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

    Barrow Street Theatre

    Manhattan

    Mon, Mar 27, 2017 - Sun, Dec 31, 2017

    The Tooting Arts Club production of "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" immerses audiences in a completely new theatrical experience. This production of the classic tale of blood thirsty barber Sweeney Todd and resourceful pie shop proprietress Mrs. Lovett is based on a Victorian horror story, first premiering on Broadway in 1979.

Doug Varone and Dancers

651 Fulton Street

Brooklyn N.Y. 11217

"Doug Varone and Dancers" celebrate 30 years of impassioned choreography with three works representing the past, present, and future of this peerless company. Their major revival of the Philip Glass-scored "Possession," inspired by A.S. Byatt's century-spanning novel of the same name, is an entwined portrait of solitude and desire. Varone's ...