Activities

Ain’t Too Proud—The Life and Times of The Temptations

(Previews begin Feb. 28, 2019, opens March 21, 2019)

From the streets of Detroit to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, the legendary R&B group helped set the soundtrack for the turbulent 1960s and 1970s in America. The new musical captures their unmistakable harmonies, signature dance moves and personal stories, while incorporating a hit parade of their Top 10 songs, including “My Girl,” “Just My Imagination,” “Papa Was a Rolling Stone” and more. 

Schedule: TBA

Tickets: TBA

Aladdin

(2 hrs 20 mins)

Disney Theatrical Productions’ musical comedy is an exotic magic carpet ride, filled with romance, special effects and the Academy Award-winning songs from the 1992 animated feature.

Schedule: Tu-Th 7 pm, F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm, Su 1 & 6:30 pm

Tickets: $57.50-$167.50

All My Sons

(Previews begin April 4, 2019, opens April 22, 2019)

A family is torn apart in post-World War II America in the revival of the play that launched Arthur Miller’s career. Annette Bening and Tracy Letts star as the parents of two sons, one of whom may have died in combat because of defective airplane parts manufactured in the factory owned by his father.

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

Tickets: TBA

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

(Nov. 28-Dec. 30, 2018)

The world-renowned dance troupe marks its 60th anniversary with a season devoted to dozens of classic ballets by Ailey, Judith Jamison and Robert Battle, as well as premieres by leading choreographers Rennie Harris, Ronald K. Brown, Wayne McGregor and Jessica Lang. Programs vary.

Schedule: Tu-Th 7:30 pm, F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm, Su 3 & 7:30 pm (No performance Dec. 25, additional performance Dec. 26 at 2 pm; time change: Nov. 28 at 7 pm)

Tickets: $29-$159

American Son

(Previews began Oct. 6, 2018, opened Nov. 4, 2018, tickets on sale thru Jan. 27, 2019)

(1 hr 20 mins, no intermission)

The teenage son of an African-American mother and a white father has gone missing in the new drama by Christopher Demos-Brown. As the estranged couple seek help and answers from a seasoned cop and his rookie associate in a Florida police station in the middle of the night, tensions flare. Will their worst fears be realized? Kerry Washington and Steven Pasquale star.

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

Anastasia

(Tickets on sale thru June 2, 2019)

(2 hrs 25 mins)

A mysterious young woman in 1920s Paris seeks her family and identity. Is she a refugee from the Russian Revolution and the sole surviving daughter of the slain czar? Or is she an imposter? Tony Award winners Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens (music and lyrics) and Terrence McNally (book) have crafted the musical, inspired by two Twentieth Century Fox movies: the 1956 live-action feature, which earned Ingrid Bergman an Oscar as Best Actress, and the 1997 animated feature.

Apollo Theater

The historic Harlem venue has launched a myriad of legendary performers, including James Brown, Ella Fitzgerald and Michael Jackson.

Every W at 7:30 pm: Amateur Night talent competition.

Apollo Theater Historic Tour

A history-rich, one-hour walking tour of the historic theater in which legends, such as Ella Fitzgerald, Sandman Sims, Duke Ellington and Michael Jackson, have performed. Times vary and tours are held daily if a  minimum of 20 people have made a reservation. M-F, $17, Sa-Su,  $19. 

Apologia

(Previews began Sept. 27, 2018, opened Oct. 16, 2018, closes Dec. 16, 2018)

Stockard Channing stars as a renowned art historian, whose tell-all memoir about her past as a 1960s radical activist and political protester fails to mention her two sons. Neglected in print, as they were when they were when growing up, her sons harbor deep-seated resentments which flare up when they gather to celebrate their mother’s birthday. Alexi Kaye Campbell’s family drama, a hit in London, makes its New York debut.

Schedule: Tu-Sa 7:30 pm, W & Sa 2 pm, Su 3 pm

Tickets: $79-$89

BAM Next Wave Festival

(Oct. 3-Dec. 23, 2018)

The annual cutting-edge fest boasts international opera, theater, dance and music engagements at the Brooklyn-based urban arts center. Most performances are either world, US or New York premieres.

Opera Highlights:

Oct. 31, Nov.. 1, 3-4, at BAM Harvey Theater: “Satyagraha,” an opera in three acts by Philip Glass

Dec. 5, 6, 8 & 9, at BAM Howard Gilman Opera House: “Greek,” Mark-Anthony Turnage’s 1988 two-act opera in Scottish Opera/Opera Ventures’ new production 

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