Cherry Lane continues their Master Class series February 1st with Playwright Gretchen Cryer. It starts at 7pm at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street) Tix are $25 a pop but only $10 bucks with a student ID. Advanced reservations recommended. Call 212-989-2020 with your plastic in hand.
Additional classes will include Eduardo Muchado, Lee Blessing, Charles Mee, and David Lindsay-Abaire.
Theaterspeak also eats so if you're hungry before or after feeding your creative side, check out I Sodi for delicious homemade Italian food in the style of Florence. Menu changes weekly. If you like Negronis, they've got quite the selection, and if you don't drink, try the San Bitter which is like alcohol-free Compari or a cherry snow cone. Yum. Rita, the owner and chef will probably be in the kitchen. It has only eight tables so reservations are recommended, but you can also sit at the bar. 105 Christopher Street. 212-414-5774.
And if you're a vegan, or don't get along so well with the gluten, check out Gobo on the Avenue of the America's, 401 specifically. Delicious, sensuous and surprising. 212-255-3902
Last but not least, if you want to see what Jason Denton is up to (Ino and Inoteca), go to Corsino on the corner of Horatio and Hudson. Super yummy crostini, pasta and carne.212-242-3093