Activities

Adventures on a Shoestring

Howard Goldberg leads visitors on historic 90-minute tours of New York City. $5 per person. For dates and times, call 212.265.2663.

Afoot Walking Tour

New York’s rich history is explored on these informative excursions, which include visits to Riverside Park, Sugar Hill, Manhattanville and Central Park. Group tours can be arranged. Times vary. $15, minimum 10 people. 212.939.0994.

Ahoy NY Tours & Tasting

Visitors sample hefty helpings of ethnic cuisine, as well as learn about the  history and community of these culturally distinct neighborhoods on these walking tours. Tours include Chinatown and Littly Italy. Tours are rain or shine and last approximately two to three hours. Locations, schedules and prices vary. 646.681.3994

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

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

(2 hrs 30 mins)

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. 

AKC Museum of the Dog

One of New York City’s newest museums pays homage to man’s best friend. Housed in the same building as the American Kennel Club’s heaqdquarters, library and archives, the museum not only displays 180 pieces of dog artwork, it also features half a dozen interactive digital displays, such as the “Meet the Breeds” table where visitors can explore all of AKC’s recognized breeds. On the top floor, there’s digital interactive puppy training and an activities table where kids can create artwork and display it on the community wall. Dog-themed toys and accessories are in the gift shop.

Aladdin

(Previews began Feb. 26, 2014, opened March 20, 2014)

(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 & Sa 8 pm, W & Sa 2 pm, Su 3 pm

Beginning Aug. 26, 2019: M, W & Th 7 pm, F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm, Su 1 & 6:30 pm

Tickets: $57.50-$167.50

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

(Dec. 4, 2019-Jan. 5, 2020)

The world-renowned dance troupe returns for its annual five-week holiday season devoted to more tahn two dozen diverse works by the world’s leading choreographer, including world premieres by Donald Byrd and Jamar Roberts, company premieres by Aszure Barton and Camille A. Brown, and new productions by Judith Jamison and Lar Lubovitch. Programs vary.

Schedule: Tu-Th 7:30 pm, F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm, Su 3 & 7:30 pm

Tickets start at $29

American Ballet Theatre

(May 13-July 6, 2019)

The revered company pirouettes into Lincoln Center for its spring season, featuring mixed-repertory programs, a world-premiere work by choreographer Alexei Ratmansky, and the company premieres of “Deuce Coupe” by Twyla Tharp and the full-length “Jane Eyre” by Cathy Marston.

Schedule: M-F 7:30 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm

Tickets fromm $22

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. 

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