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Five things to do in Brooklyn, Jan. 27–Feb. 2

Splish, splash: Siobhan O’Loughlin stars in the one-woman immersive theater experience “Broken Bone Bathtub,” in which she regales the audience with stories while lounging in the tub.
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Friday

Jan. 27

Sound off

Catch the almost-lost Orson Welles film “Too Much Johnson,” made in 1938 as an homage to the silent slapstick comedies of 20 years before, but never screened. Guitairist Gary Lucas provides a live semi-improvised soundtrack for the film, which he describes as “like the Keystone Cops on acid.”

8 pm at Roulette [509 Atlantic Ave. at Third Avenue in Boerum Hill, www.roulette.org]. Jan. 27 at 8 pm. $25 ($20 in advance).

Saturday

Jan. 28

Making a splash

With a bathroom for her theater, a tub for her stage, and bubbles for her wardrobe, Brooklyn actress Siobhan O’Loughlin invites a limited audience to her immersive theater show “Broken Bone Bathtub,” in which her character regales the audience with the story of her broken arm while taking a bath in a borrowed home. The show continues next weekend in Fort Greene and Prospect Heights.

7 pm and 9 pm in Crown Heights (location will be sent to ticket holders after purchase, www.brokenbonebathtub.com). $35.

Sunday

Jan. 29

On a roll

Hungry for good film? Bite into the Japanese stop-motion short “Konigiri-Kun Shopping,” about a sushi roll searching for the perfect accessory, screening with eight other short films about doing what you love in the “Shine On” program of the BAMKids Film Festival. Six other sets of kids’ cartoons will play all morning, focusing on themes of friendship, family, and being yourself.

10:20 am at BAM Rose Cinemas [30 Lafayette Ave. at Hanson Place in Fort Greene, (718) 636–4100, www.bam.org]. $14 ($9 kids).

Wednesday

Feb. 1

Mockbusters

Enjoy the worst that the straight-to-video bin has to offer in “Kevin Geeks Out About Rip-Off Cinema,” where comedian Kevin Maher and guests discuss copycat films like “Transmorph­ers” or “Snakes on a Train” designed to confuse viewers, as well as unauthorized Bollywood adaptations and foreign knockoffs like the absurd Turkish version of “Spider-Man” (pictured).

7 pm at the Alamo Drafthouse (445 Albee Square West between Willoughby and Fulton streets Downtown, www.alamodrafthouse.com/nyc). $15.

Thursday

Feb. 2

Start up, shut down

Get in on the ground floor of the surreal comedy “Enterprise,” debuting tonight at the Brick. The show follows the desperate employees of a failing big business, as they synergize their efforts to save the biz with new paradigms, including email hacking and animal sacrifice. The show continues through Feb. 18.

8 pm at the Brick (575 Metropolitan Ave. between Union and Lorimer streets in Williamsburg, (718) 907–6189, www.bricktheater.com). $18.

Updated 10:17 pm, July 9, 2018
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