Grammy-Award-winning female a cappella group Sweet Honey in the Rock will rock Carnegie Hall Jan. 27 with their soulful sounds. The ensemble features seven black women and their hand-held percussion. This is their second stop at Carnegie hall on their ’06-’07 U.S. tour.
Actress Claire Danes will star in Tamar Rogoff’s newest piece “Edith and Jenny” beginning Jan. 26. Rogoff uses film footage and dialogue from the 1989 films “Coyote Mountain” and “Dreams of Love” which featured Danes in her debut performance. The show will run at Performance Space 122 through Feb. 4.
Sarah Ruhl’s “The Clean House” at Lincoln Center takes its final bow on Jan. 28. A Pulitzer Prize finalist for Dramatic Writing, the play examines the struggles in the life a suburban family. Jill Clayburgh playing Virginia and Vanessa Aspillaga as Matilde light up the stage at the Newhouse Theater.
“Ellsworth Kelly: New Paintings” at the Matthew Marks Gallery displays new black-and-white paintings in addition to other contemporary color-panel pieces. The New York-based artist’s work is also held at The MoMA and The Guggenheim. The exhibition closes shop Jan. 27.
With three Golden Globe wins, Dreamgirls is about to spend the night with Oscar. The winner of best actor, best supporting actress, and best picture projects the retired Broadway show on the big screen with Jamie Foxx, Eddie Murphy, Jennifer Hudson and Beyoncé Knowles.