The top 10 New York theater picks for the week of March 31, 2013

The top 10 New York theater picks for the week of March 31, 2013
Elaine Stritch, ‘The Testament of Mary,’ ‘I’ll Eat You Last,’ ‘Good With People’ and more


SUNDAY, MARCH 31, 2013, 6:00 AM


1. Elaine Stritch (Cafe Carlyle) The one-of-a-kind star gives a farewell NYC performance called “Movin’ Over and Out” April 2-6.
2. “The Testament of Mary” (Walter Kerr Theatre) Fiona Shaw plays Jesus’ mother in this one-woman play.
3. “I’ll Eat You Last” (Booth Theatre) Bette Midler stars as superagent Sue Mengers in this one-woman play.
4. “Good With People” (59E59 Theater) “Blackbird” author David Harrower returns with another two-hander as part of Brits Off-Broadway.
5. “Kafka’s Monkey” (Theatre for a New Audience) A reluctantly civilized ape talks to a panel of scientists about his life.
6. “The Last Five Years” (Second Stage Theatre) Jason Robert Brown’s achy, sweet musical charts a couple’s relationship.
7. “Nice Work If You Can Get It” (Imperial Theatre) Rising star Jessie Mueller has joined the cast as a romantic rum-runner in this Gershwin musical.
8. “Herakles” (Brooklyn Academy of Music) Aquila Theatre returns to BAM with Euripides’ retelling of a hero’s tale.
9. “Pippin” (Music Box Theatre) The Stephen Schwartz musical about finding your “corner of the sky” returns.
10. “All in the Timing” (59E59 Theater) The comic sparkler is extended through April 28.

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