The WEEK AHEAD: June 4-10

Inside Track   The WEEK AHEAD: June 4-10
 
Reunite with an old friend this WEEK AHEAD!


John Stamos hangs out with his old pals, the Beach Boys… Barbara Cook returns to the house that Feinstein built… revisit old Tony Awards acceptance speeches of yore… and Jeremy Irons returns to the throne!

Hey, Old Friend,
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Saturday, June 4
GO? Accomplice combines experiential theatre and sightseeing for a really cool adventure. Imagine you’re in a real-life “Clue” scenario where you and a group of friends are set combing the streets of the city in order to solve a mystery. There are several editions, each exploring different areas of Manhattan, London and Hollywood (produced by Neil Patrick Harris). ($65, info/tickets)
Sunday, June 5
Henry Stram, David Margulies, Lois Smith and Amanda QuaidOPENING? The Signature Theatre continues its year of Kushner with The Illusion, directed by Michael Mayer. Illusion (adapted from Pierre Corneille's L'Illusion Comique) tells the story of a lawyer who, having banished his son years earlier, seeks the help of a wizard to tell him about his son’s life since they parted. (Through July 17, Signature Theatre’s Peter Norton Space, 555 W. 42nd St., btwn. 10th & 11th Aves., info/tickets)

Monday, June 6
Jeremy Irons in GO? Tony and Academy Award winner Jeremy Irons stars as King Arthur in a concert production of the classic Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe musical Camelot. Irons took on the iconic role in a Hollywood Bowl concert in 2003. This one-night-only production for the Irish Repertory Theatre  also stars Melissa Errico – who played Guenevere to Irons' Arthur in the Bowl production –  with James Barbour signed on as the valiant Sir Lancelot. (7 PM, Shubert Theatre, 225 W. 44th St., btwn. Broadway & 8th Aves., $150-$300, info/tickets)

Carey MulliganOPENING? Carey Mulligan stars in the stage adaptation of Ingmar Bergman's Oscar-winning film Through a Glass Darkly, the story of a woman battling schizophrenia and the men in her life who, while trying to help her, cause her to go deeper into madness. Also starring Jason Butler Harner, Chris Sarandon and Ben Rosenfield. (Through July 3, New York Theatre Workshop, 79 E. 4th St., info/tickets)
Tuesday, June 7
John StamosGO? If you’re a die-hard “Full House” fan (I mean, who isn’t?!) and you long for the days when Uncle Jesse would jam it out with the Beach Boys on occasion, you’re in luck! John Stamos (sans the Rippers), who was last seen on Broadway in Bye Bye Birdie, will join the Beach Boys on their summer concert tour this month! First stop on Tuesday is Dallas and the tour continues throughout the U.S. and Canada. Take me to Kokomo, Uncle Jesse! (Click here for tour stops)
Wednesday, June 8
Barbara Cook

GO? The legendary Barbara Cook returns to the house that Feinstein built with You Make Me Feel So Young. The Tony winner will wrap her luscious soprano around classics from Alan Jay Lerner, George Gershwin, Leslie Bricusse and jazz tunes made famous by Frank Sinatra. (Through June 18, Feinstein’s at Loews Regency, 540 Park Ave., at 61st St., info/tickets)
Thursday, June 9
The Tony Award

GO? Awards acceptance speeches are like snowflakes — no two are alike. Enter: You Like Me, an evening full of dramatic reenactments of famous (or in some cases, infamous) acceptance speeches from the Tonys, Emmys, Oscars and other awards shows. (9:30 PM, Laurie Beechman Theatre, $15 cover w. $15 food/drink min., info/tickets)
Friday, June 10
Maury YestonPREVIEWS? Maury Yeston’s newest musical — Death Takes a Holiday — sends the grim reaper (Julian Ovenden), disguised as a prince, to an Italian villa in search of experiencing the joys of life. (Through Sept. 4, Laura Pels Theatre, 111 W. 46th St., btwn. 6th & 7th Aves., info/tickets)

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