Activities

#DateMe: An OKCupid Experiment

(Previews begin June 20, 2019, opens July 8, 2019)

(2 hrs)

The course of true love never did run smooth, especially on the internet. Robyn Lynne Norris, the show’s creator and writer, explores the world of online dating through an interactive scientific experiment in which she tracks the responses to 38 “undateable” profiles on OKCupid. The show is part improvisation, part sketch comedy.

Schedule: M, W-F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm, Su 3 & 7:30 pm (No performance July 4, 2019; additional performance July 2, 2019, at 8 pm)

Tickets: $69-$99

 

"The Cooping Theory: Who Killed Edgar Allan Poe?"

(Oct. 11-31) Up to 30 guests nightly can be immersed in a Halloween-themed mystery production in which members of a fictional Poe society attempt to solve the mystery of the author's death. Light fare and craft cocktails are served throughout the experience.

9/11 Tribute Museum Walking Tour

Guides, whose lives were transformed by the events of 9/11, share their personal stories while taking visitors on a tour of Ground Zero. The 75-minute walking tours run daily on the hour between 11 am and 3 pm. $35 adults, seniors (60+) and students, $25 military, $20 children ages 8-12 (includes admission to the 9/11 Tribute Museum).

92nd Street Y

In-house events such as Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant in conversation with Katie Couric and the Third Annual NYCDOE Educators Collective Concert are at the Y in April, along with many other programs structured for varying age groups. Interactive sessions like the Architectural Walking Tour of Brooklyn via the G Train are also offered frequently. Programs are categorized by interest and include Jewish life, performing arts, health and fitness, and others.

A Christmas Carol

(Performances begin Nov. 7, 2019, opens Nov. 20, 2019, closes Jan. 5, 2020)

(2 hrs 15 mins)

Tony Award-winning playwright Jack Thorne’s new interpretaion of the Charles Dickens classic about transformation and redemption stars Campbell Scott as Ebenezer Scrooge.

Schedule: Varies

Tickets: $69-$169

A Slice of Brooklyn Bus Tours

Tours depart from Manhattan and take visitors to iconic locations and sites around this famous borough. In the Brooklyn Neighborhood Tour, visit the Hotel St. George, the Plymouth Church of the Pilgrims, see Barclays Center, where the Brooklyn Nets play basketball and visit famous Brooklyn movie locations where “The Godfather,” “Moonstruck” and “As Good As It Gets” were filmed. The Brooklyn Pizza Tour takes you to Grimaldi’s for its Neapolitan pizza, L&B Spumoni Gardens for its Sicilian, walk the Coney Island Boardwalk and more.

A Soldier’s Play

(Previews begin Dec. 27, 2019, opens Jan. 21, 2020, closes March 15, 2019)

In 1944, a black sergeant is murdered on an Army base in Louisiana, and a tenacious investigator must race against his white leadership to unravel the crime before they unravel him. Charles Fuller’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play is produced on Broadway for the first time by the Roundabout Theatre Company. David Alan Grier and Blair Underwood star.

Schedule: Tu-Sa 8 pm, W & Sa 2 pm, Su 3 pm

Beginning Jan. 21, 2020: Tu 7 pm, W-Sa 8 pm, W & Sa 2 pm, Su 3 pm

Tickets start at $59

A Soldier’s Play

(Previews begin Dec. 27, 2019, opens Jan. 21, 2020, closes March 15, 2020)

The murder of a black sargeant on a US Army base in 1944 Louisiana launches an investigation that reveals deep-seated racial tensions and bigotry. Charles Fuller’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, first produced Off-Broadway in 1981, now receives its first Broadway production. David Alan Grier and Blair Underwood head the cast under the direction of Kenny Leon.

Schedule: Tu-Sa 8 pm, W & Sa 2 pm, Su 3 pm

Beginning Jan. 21, 2020: Tu 7 pm, W-Sa 8 pm, W & Sa 2 pm, Su 3 pm

Accomplice

Participants are sent on a scavenger hunt through NYC streets on this theater-centric tour. Dates/times/prices vary. 212.209.3370

Achala Inc./Banana Tours

Customized tours of New York City are led by Spanish-speaking guides. Dates/times/prices vary. 212.661.3066.

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