today's MUG 04.19.19

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theater Tons of potential here: a musical version of The Secret Life of Bees, based on Sue Monk Kidd's novel, with music by Duncan Sheik, book by Lynn Nottage, and direction by Sam Gold. Starts May 12 at the Atlantic Theater.




movie "I am Alice Guy-Blaché, the first female film director. I made my first film in 1896 at age 23. I went on to write, direct, or produce more than 1,000 films." That's a documentary we want to see and it unspools as Be Natural next Friday at IFC.




art New York / Chicago is an exhibition of works by British artist Ewan Gibbs using his technique of tiny pen and pencil marks and pinpricks. Opens April 25 at the Richard Gray Gallery, 1018 Mad [78th/79th], by appointment.




book A valedictory volume of essays by the late, much-loved scientist Oliver Sacks: Everything in Its Place: First Loves and Last Tales.




poetry There's a celebration of National Poetry Month at Alice Tully Hall on April 24, with poetry readings by an interesting mix of people, including Ellen Burstyn, Stephin Merritt, Toyin Ojih Odutola, David Rockefeller, Jr., and Josh Charles.




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