Tonight in New York City: Watch a performance of King Lear in Brooklyn Bridge Park, find out what Judy Gold has been up to since her Off Broadway run, or dare to bare it all on a nude bike ride through the city. By Carly Petrone.
Get your weekend started after work at Salon Summer Jazz, a weekly jazz party for dancers, loungers, and music aficionados at The Terrace at Yotel. Take advantage of no cover, no minimum, and happy hour from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Listen to a live performance by The New Orleans Swamp Donkeys from 6 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. and keep dancing to beats by DJ Maestro Soluri.
Bare As You Dare: #VisionZero Clothing Ride
Grand Ferry Park
Take a clothing-optional bike ride through the city tonight. Yep, you read that correctly. Meet at Grand Ferry Park in Brooklyn at 6 p.m. and take part in the #VisionZero World Naked Bike Ride. Help demand safer streets for humans with other bikers who aren’t afraid to bare it all. Don’t say we didn’t warn you.
The Misses: HBO Sketch Show
The Magnet Theater
Watch an entire sketch show based on various HBO series that we all love tonight at the Magnet Theater. Come see Sebastian Conelli, Andy Mills, James O’Connell, Ingrid Ostby, Becca Schall, Jamaal Sedayao, Todd Shaeffer, Chet Siegel, and Billy Bob Thompson play out scenes that are centered around America’s favorite shows. Tickets are $7 and show starts at 7 p.m.
Shakespeare at Sunset: King Lear
Brooklyn Bridge Park
Tonight, Theater 2020 performs King Lear at Brooklyn Bridge Park as part of the Shakespeare at Sunset series. Watch this dramatic story unfold against the backdrop of the Manhattan skyline. Admission is free and show starts at 7 p.m. Can’t make it tonight? Show runs both Saturday and Sunday nights at 7 p.m.
Gotham Comedy Club
Judy Gold performs live tonight at Gotham Comedy Club. You may recognize the Emmy Award-winning actress and comedian from one of her many starring roles in film and television series or from her two wildly successful one-woman shows here in NYC. Come hear what she’s been up to since her most recent performance in The Judy Show – My Life As A Sitcom. Tickets range from $26-$115. Show starts at 8:30 p.m.
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Carly Petrone is a freelance writer living in New York City.