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NINE DAYS IN BROOKLYN
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Women’s work: Catch the opening night of the musical “Little
Women,” based on Louisa May Alcott’s novel about four sisters, at
Gallery Players on Dec. 6.
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Take an international
head trip with “Barber
a play set in
seven barber shops
across the world,
skipping from Johannesburg
and showing the similarities
in how black
with each other while
in an all-male space.
7:30 pm at BAM Harvey
Theater 651 Fulton St.
between Rockland and
Ashland Places in Fort
Greene, (718) 636–4100,
Museum opens its
doors for the First
Saturday party, featuring
and drag performances.
chance to catch the
queer art show
You Tomorrow: Art 50
Years After Stonewall”
closes on Sunday.
5–11 pm at Brooklyn
Museum (200 Eastern
Pkwy. at Washington
Avenue, (718) 638–5000,
You can sing along
with the Brooklyn
performance of “Into
the Woods.” The
major roles, including
the Witch (pictured)
are already taken,
but minor chorus
parts are open to the
audience — and nonsingers
can aim for
the role of Milky
White the Cow!
3 pm at Knitting Factory
(361 Metropolitan Ave. at
Havemeyer Street in
Williamsburg, (347) 529–
The fabled 19th-century
“Gage and Tollner”
will reopen soon in its
fancy Fulton Street
digs, and the people
behind the revival will
talk about the struggles
they have faced
at tonight’s talk “Restaurant
Putting Gage and
Tollner Back on the
6:30 pm at Brooklyn
Historical Society (128
Pierrepont St. at Clinton
Street in Brooklyn
Heights, (718) 222–4111,
The fifth annual
Roots ’n’ Ruckus Fest
kicks off this evening
with a performance
from queer country
band Paisley Fields
by 50 more
country acts playing
on two stages over
four full evenings. All
the shows are free!
8 pm at Jalopy Tavern
(317 Columbia St.
Avenue and Woodhull
Street in Red Hook, (718)
FRI, DEC. 6
THEATER, SLEEPING CAR PORTERS:
A pitch-black comedy that explores
western masculine myth through a
phantasmagoria of power, violence,
and mystery. 8 pm. $20. The Brick,
575 Metropolitan Ave. between
Union Avenue and Lorimer Street.
(718) 907–6189. bricktheater.com.
DANCE, 2019 SPACE GRANT SHOWCASE:
Brooklyn Art Exchange shows
off the three recipients of its annual
dance, theater, and performance
grant. 8 pm. $10-$20. Brooklyn Arts
Exchange, 421 Fifth Ave. at Eighth
Street. (718) 832–0018. bax.org.
THEATER, “THE LION, THE WITCH,
AND THE WARDROBE”: The
Heights Players perform C.S. Lewis’s
magical tale of four children who
visit a fantasy land where animals
talk and winter never ends. 8 pm.
$20 ($18 seniors and children). John
Bourne Theater, 26 Willow Pl., between
Joralemon and State streets,
Brooklyn Heights. (718) 237–2752.
THEATER, “LITTLE WOMEN, THE
MUSICAL”: Gallery Players presents
a musical adaptation of Louisa
May Alcott’s novel, following the
adventures of 19th century sisters
Jo, Meg, Beth, and Amy March. 8
pm. $20–$30. Gallery Players, 199
14th St. between Fourth and Fifth
avenues, Park Slope. (212) 352–3101.
MUSIC, OPERA ON TAP: The opera
company presents its Global Warming
Hot, Hot Holiday Show! 8 pm.
$10 suggested donation. Barbes,
376 Ninth St. at Sixth Avenue, Park
Slope. (718) 965–9177. barbesbrooklyn.
MUSIC, NO SIGNAL ALBUM RELEASE:
The two-clarinet, two-guitar
band releases a new album. John
McCowen opens. 8:30 pm. $15.
Areté Venue and Gallery, 67 West
Street #103, between Noble and Milton
MUSIC, FORWARD FESTIVAL, DAY
TWO: Two nights of musical performances.
9:15 pm. $20. ShapeShifter
Lab, 18 Whitwell Pl. between First
and Carroll streets. (646) 820–9452.
apartment in Prospect Lefferts Gardens,
address revealed with ticket
purchase. 6 pm. $7. (662) 643–5959.
COMEDY, PICTURE THIS!: A live comedy
show in which cartoonists draw
stand-up comedians as they perform.
7:30 pm. $10 ($8 in advance).
Union Hall, 702 Union St. at Fifth
Avenue. (718) 638–4400. unionhallny.
MUSIC, BROOKLYN PHILHARMONIA
CHORUS 2019 WINTER CONCERT:
Music includes “Three Carols” by
Hermann Schroeder; and “Hallelujah
Chorus” by G.F. Handel. 7:30 pm.
$30 ($25 in advance). St. Augustine’s
Roman Catholic Church, 116 Sixth
Ave. between Park and Sterling
places in Park Slope.
COMEDY, ELECTRIC LAUGHS COMEDY:
A free comedy show featuring
headliner Chloe Hilliard and free
Magic Punch Surprise all night long.
7:30 pm. Free. Work Heights, 650
Franklin Ave. at St. Marks Avenue,
Crown Heights. (718) 290–6227.
MUSIC, BERNADETTE BARNES AND
CALL ME DOPE: With opening acts
Elana Brody, New Yeller, and the
Fylls. 8 pm. $5 suggested donation.
The Way Station, 683 Washington
Ave. between St. Marks Avenue and
Prospect Place, Prospect Heights.
(718) 627–4949. waystationbk.com.
SUN, DEC. 8
FAMILY, EAT PIE AND SHOP: Enjoy
delicious homemade pies ($5 per
slice), enter a pie contest judged by
author Melissa Clark and Top Chef
winner Harold Dieterle, and shop at
more than 30 artisans at the gift fair.
11 am. Free. PS 29, 425 Henry St. between
Baltic and Kane, Cobble Hill.
FAMILY, BROOKLYN HOLIDAY BASee
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SAT, DEC. 7
MARKET, HOLIDAY BOOK FAIR: Book
dealers from around Brooklyn will be
on hand selling one-of-a-kind books,
ephemera, and other items. 11 am.
Free. The Old Stone House, 336
Third St. between Fourth and Fifth
avenues. (718) 768–3195. theoldstonehouse.
HOLIDAY, SSHS VENDOR FAIR: St.
Saviour High School Vendors Fair
holiday market. Noon. St. Saviour
High School, 588 Sixth St. between
Eighth Avenue and Prospect Park
West, Park Slope. (718) 768–4406.
SLEEPING CAR PORTERS: 2 pm. See
HOLIDAY, LOTT HOUSE 300TH ANNIVERSARY
A tree lighting, kid-friendly
games and crafts, a visit from SinterKlaas
himself, and caroling. 2 pm.
Free. Hendrick I. Lott House, 1940
E. 36th St. between Fillmore and Avenue
THEATER, “THE LION, THE WITCH,
AND THE WARDROBE”: 2 pm and
8 pm. See Dec. 6.
THEATER, “LITTLE WOMEN, THE MUSICAL”:
2 pm and 8 pm. See Dec. 6.
HOLIDAY, GREENWOOD BEER GARDEN
TREE LIGHTING: Light up of
one of Brooklyn’s tallest Christmas
trees. 2 pm. Greenwood Park, 555
7th Avenue. (718) 499–7999. greenwoodparkbk.
HOLIDAY, JINGLE FEST: This family
concert is perfect for the kids and is
the perfect holiday show. 3 pm. $15.
Brooklyn Conservatory of Music, 58
Seventh Ave. between Lincoln and
Saint Johns places. (718) 622–3300.
MUSIC, CITY GIRLS, COUNTRY
MUSIC: Featuring Snowy Mountain
Sisters, Megg Farrell, and Cindy Jollotta.
4 pm. Free. Skinny Dennis, 152
Metropolitan Ave. at Berry Street,
Williamsburg. (719) 266–2837. citygirlscountrymusic.
COMEDY, THE GRUDGENING: Local
comedy performers tell stories and
jokes about grudges of every kind,
from the mundane and irrational to
the petty and unwarranted. At an
Photo by Alice Teeple