THE WEEK AHEAD Nov. 29-Dec. 5: Take Flight With Peter Pan and The Grinch Returns to NYC

Inside Track   THE WEEK AHEAD Nov. 29-Dec. 5: Take Flight With Peter Pan and The Grinch Returns to NYC Playbill.com's weekly planner reminds you that Alice Ripley stars in a Capote Christmas… A "Housewife" goes legit… the return of the Grinch… and a TV visit to Neverland with Allison Williams and Christopher Walken.
NeNe Leakes
NeNe Leakes

Enter December this WEEK AHEAD!

Saturday, November 29
CASTING→ "Real Housewives of Atlanta" star NeNe Leakes gets wicked in Broadway's Cinderella as she takes over as the villainous stepmother Madame for the remainder of the show's Broadway run opposite Keke Palmer. (Broadway Theatre, 1681 Broadway, at 53rd St. Click here for Playbill Club discount tickets.)

Sunday, November 30
LAST CHANCE→ Rosemary Harris and Romola Garai star in Tom Stoppard's Off-Broadway offering of the season, Indian Ink. The time-warping drama follows an English poet (Garai) in the 1930s and her younger sister (Harris), now an elderly woman living in the 1980s. (Laura Pels Theatre, 111 W. 46th St., btwn. 6th & 7th Aves. Click here for Playbill Club discount tickets.)

Monday, December 1
GO→ Tony-nominated Kinky Boots and You Can't Take It With You star Annaleigh Ashford returns to 54 Below with Lost in the Stars. The holiday show features Ashford's trademark girly wit and brassy vocals on songs from Kurt Weill and Stephen Sondheim. (Through Dec. 26, 54 Below, 254 W. 54th St., btwn. Broadway & 8th Ave. Info/tickets.)

Laura Osnes
Laura Osnes Photo by Nathan Johnson Photography

Tuesday, December 2
GO→ Bonnie & Clyde stars Laura Osnes and Jeremy Jordan reunite to celebrate composer Frank Wildhorn, whose extensive catalog includes the Broadway shows Jekyll & Hyde; The Scarlet Pimpernel; Dracula, the Musical; and Wonderland as well as pop titles made famous by Whitney Houston, Johnny Mathis and Hootie and the Blowfish. Dec. 2-3 will star Osnes, Jordan and members of the original Bonnie & Clyde cast; Dec. 5-6 will star Leslie Odom, Jr., Brandi Burkhardt and Janet Dacal. (54 Below, 254 W. 54th St., btwn. Broadway & 8th Ave. Info/tickets.) Wednesday, December 3
GO→ Tony winner Alice Ripley stars in a new seasonal offering from Larry Grossman and Carol Hall. A Christmas Memory, based on a short story by Truman Capote, recalls a good, ol' fashioned Southern Christmas in Alabama in the 1930s. (DR2 Theatre, 103 E. 15th St., btwn. Park Ave. & Irving Pl. Info/tickets.)

Thursday, December 4
WATCH→ Allison Williams, Christopher Walken, Christian Borle and Kelli O'Hara star in NBC's "Peter Pan Live!" Be sure to check out Playbill's live coverage of the event on Playbill.com and on Facebook and Twitter! We're flying! (Info.)

Friday, December 5
GO→ The musical version of How The Grinch Stole Christmas! has become a New York holiday staple since it premiered on Broadway in 2006. Dr. Seuss' famous story about a green goblin that threatens to end the Christmas cheer of the Whos of Whoville takes up residency south of Times Square at the Theatre at Madison Square Garden. (Through Dec. 28, The Theatre at MSG, 4 Penn Plaza, at 7th Ave., btwn. 31st & 32nd St. Click here for Playbill Club discount tickets.)

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