TOUCHING IMAGES The new musical play “Molly’s Dream,” starring Bo Corre and Dominic Bogart above, will be playing at Soho Rep through May and June. The musical is set in a saloon in the middle of nowhere; the plot concerns a waitress whose brief encounter with a passing stranger triggers a fantastic dream. The show will be performed May 21-24, 28-31 and June 4-7 at 7:30 p.m. at the theater located at 46 Walker Street. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased by calling (212) 868-4444.

Comedy/ Cabaret/ Restaurants

ARLENE’S GROCERY, 95 Stanton St., 358-1633: Mon.–“The Lesion Lifestyle Experience,” a rock & roll event, 8:30 p.m., $1.

BOSTON COMEDY CLUB, 82 W. Third St., 477-1000: Mon.–“Blue Monday,” laugh w/ some of New York’s best comics, 10 p.m., $5 plus one-drink min.

CAFÉ REMY, 104 Greenwich St., 267-4646: Wed.–LATIN NIGHT; Thur.–BRAZILIAN; Fri.–AFTER-WORK PARTY; Sat.–ROCK; please call for times and ticket info.

CAFÉ WHA, 115 MacDougal St., 254-3706: Mon.–Brazil Night, 9 p.m., $10; Tue.–Funk; Wed.-Sun.–“The Wha” performs an eclectic show, call for showtimes.

COLLECTIVE: UNCONSCIOUS, 145 Ludlow St., 254-5277: Tue.–Robert Beck Memorial Cinema, local, underground & independent film, 9:30 p.m., $5; Wed.–Reverend Jen’s Anti-Slam, open mike, 8 p.m., $3.

CSV CULTURAL CENTER, 107 Suffolk St., 260-4080: Mon.–Stupida Boyz, sketch comedy & music, 8 p.m., $14.

DUPLEX, 61 Christopher St., 255-5438: Fri.–Tribal Comedy, 10 p.m., $5; Sat.–The Tommy Koenig Show, 10 p.m., $5.

GARAGE RESTAURANT & CAFE, 99 Seventh Ave. S., 645-0600: Live jazz music nightly, call for schedule.

GASLIGHT, 14th St. & Ninth Ave., 807-8444, Tue.–Songwriter’s Night, 7 p.m.

GENE FRANKEL THEATRE, 24 Bond St., 252-5336: Fri.-Mon.–Unequalibrium, a modern comedy based on the “Odyssey,” Fri. & Sat., 8 p.m., Sun. & Mon., 7 p.m., call for closing date, $30.

GOTHAM CITY IMPROV, 158 W. 23rd St., 367-8222: Tue.–Member Drive, 8 p.m.; Fri.–Cal Revolutions, 8 p.m.; “Fidget,” 10 p.m.; Sat.–“Gotham Beyond,” 8 p.m.; Format, 10 p.m., $7; Sun.–Student Night, 7 p.m.

GOTHAM COMEDY CLUB, 34 W. 22nd St., 367-9000: Call for current information on performing comedians.

HELENA’S, 432 Lafayette St., 677-5151: Wed.–Live flamenco, 8-10 p.m.

IDEYA RESTAURANT, 349 W. Broadway, 625-1441: Mon.–Ola Fresca, Jose Conde, old Cuban standards and salsa classics, 9 p.m.-mid., no cover.

JUDY’S CHELSEA, 169 Eighth Ave., 929-5410: call for current cabaret & comedy show information.

KAVEHAZ, 123 Mercer St., 343-0612: Wed.–Ray Vega Jazz Sextet, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., $8 food/drink min.

LA BELLE EPOQUE, 827 Broadway, 254-6436: Sat.–Jazz Brunch, noon-4 p.m.; evening jazz, beg. at 5:30 p.m.; Sun.–Jazz Brunch, noon-4 p.m., $25 includes buffet & 1 drink.

THE LIVING ROOM, 85 Stanton St., 533-7235: Sun.–Andrew Vladeck, 10:30 p.m.

MARION’S, 354 Bowery, 475-7621: Sun.–“Rebel Without a Pause,” comedy by Reno, 5:30 p.m., $15; Brandon Olson presents “Charlie,” a go-go boys performance, 10 p.m., free; Mon.–Pontani Sisters, dancing showgirls, 8:30 p.m., $3; Tue.–Lee Byar, impersonator of the stars, 8 p.m., free if dining; Wed.–DJ Mr. G’s Fun House, open mike, 8 p.m., free.

The Marquee, 356 Bowery, 212-475-7621: “Unitard: Showdown,” comic threesome, May 22, 29, 8 p.m., $15.

PRESENT CO. THEATORIUM, 198 Stanton St., 726-1935: Thur.–Variety Open Stage, all welcome, 11 p.m. $5.

RAVEN CAFÉ, 194 Ave. A, 529-4712: Wed.–Raven Open Stage featuring JOIE/DBG & friends, for singer/songwriters, poets and performance artists, sign-up 6:30 p.m., one drink min.

READE ST. PUB & KITCHEN, 135 Reade St., 962-8654: Thur.–Live music by Chris Decker, 7 p.m.

THE RED ROOM, 154 E. Fourth St., 3rd Fl., (347) 742-8562: Call for information about live music & shows.

ROSE’S TURN, 55 Grove St., 366-5438: Mon.–“Indigo Rat,” cabaret singers journey from 1920s Berlin to the darker 1930s, 7 p.m., $12.

SHIKI’S JAPANESE RESTAURANT & COMEDY CLUB, 69 Seventh Ave. & Bleecker St., 206-7024: Fri. & Sat.–“Standup Sushi,” all you can eat sushi special, 4-11 p.m., comedy, 11 p.m., two drink minimum.

THE SIDEWALK CAFÉ, 94 Ave. A, 473-7373: Sat.–Joie/ Dead Blonde Girlfriend, music in the tradition of Bob Dylan & Johnny Cash, mid., free.

SOHO PLAYHOUSE, 15 Vandam St., 615-9432: Sat.–Sideshow Saturday Night, with Todd Robbins & Friends, 10:30 p.m., $22.50-$25, through Dec., call for more info.

SULLIVAN ST. PLAYHOUSE, 181 Sullivan St., 307-4100: Mon.–Monday Night Magic, magicians eat glass, puncture assistants and pull rabbits from hats, 8 p.m., $25.

SURF REALITY, 172 Allen St., 673-4182: Through April–“The Carmen Mofongo Show,” 1st Sat of each month, 10 p.m., call for ticket information; Through April–“Rock Ectstasy,” last Fri. of every month, 10 p.m., call for ticket information; Various show offerings through the week, call for information.

THEATER FOR THE NEW CITY, 155 First Ave., 254-1109: “Love Thy Neighbor As Thyself,” starring Epstein & Hassan, open ended, Fri.-Sat., 10:30 p.m., $10.

THIRTEENTH ST. REPERTORY THEATRE, 50 W. 13th St., 675-6677: Fri. & Sat.–“Memories from the Future,” award-winning magician Igor performs magic, audience participates in unusual science experiments, Fri., 7 p.m., Sat., 11 p.m., $12.50.

VELVET RESTAURANT AND LOUNGE, 223 Mulberry St., 965-0439: Every other Wed.–Underground hip- hop, 9 p.m.; Fri. & Sat.–DJs spin tunes, 10 p.m.-2 a.m.


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