If Sam Shepard’s new play “Heartless” and Richard Thomas in “An Enemy of the People” sound too heavy, consider Ricky Martin in “Evita.” Catch Paul Rudd and Michael Shannon headlining the dark comedy “Grace” in previews starting Thursday.
BAM is going all out with its 30th Next Wave Festival, five months of performances, artist talks, storytelling and films from headliners like Robert Wilson, Wynton Marsalis and Bill Morrison. The season runs through Jan. 19.
Through Works & Process programs at the Guggenheim, ticket holders can get a sampling of the New York City Ballet, the American Ballet Theater and the Met Opera “The Tempest” in the coming weeks. And for those who prefer to get some culture from the comfort of their own homes, they can watch the live-stream of the W&P events.