Activities

Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park

(Oct. 27, 2018-March 3, 2019)

Open free of charge, the outdoor ice-skating rink is the centerpiece of activities, which include holiday shops and The Lodge, a cocktail bar.

Daily 8 am-10 pm, weather permitting

Skate rentals: $20-$30

Skate lessons (30 mins): $60 for 1 student, $80 for 2-3 students, $120 for 4-6 students

 

Barclays Center

Brooklyn’s state-of-the-art entertainment and sports arena.

Barrier Brewing Co.

One of New York's most critically acclaimed breweries offers its signature "Money" IPA alongside specialty and small-batch brews, on tap and in cans, in a space in industrial Oceanside, in Nassau County, Long Island. A food truck with rotating fare on offer parks outside and offers eats to hungry beer-drinkers. 

Bateaux New York

Passengers set sail on glass-domed vessels for lunch, dinner and charter cruises that offer magnificent views of Lower Manhattan, the Statue of Liberty and Empire State Building. Times/prices vary. Cruises depart from

Battery Dance Festival

(Aug. 11-17, 2019)

The 38th annual festival is NYC’s longest-running free public dance festival. Established and emerging dance companies present original works outdoors on the downtown shore of New York Harbor and within view of the Statue of Liberty. Featured dancers come from New York City, Sri Lanka, France, Turkey and Argentina.

Each night 7-9 pm

Free

Be More Chill

(Previews began July 26, 2018, opened Aug. 9, 2018, closes Sept. 30, 2018)

(2 hrs 30 mins)

The new coming-of-age-in-the-digital-age musical, based on the novel by Ned Vizzini, is the story of Jeremy Heere, an average high-school kid from New Jersey who, though he longs to be popular, also wants to remain true to himself. Music and lyrics are by Joe Iconis, and the book is by Joe Tracz.

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

Tickets: $80-$160

Beetlejuice

(Previews began March 28, 2019, opened April 25, 2019)

(2 hrs 30 mins)

In the new musical based on the popular 1988 film,  a recently deceased couple haunt their former home. When an obnoxious family buys the house, they do everything they can to scare them away, including enlisting the help of a demented, rambunctious spirit named Beetlejuice.

M-F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm

Beginning April 30, 2019: Tu & Th 7 pm, W, F-Sa 8 pm, W & Sa 2 pm, Su 3 pm

Tickets: $79-$179

Behind the Emerald Curtain Tour

Cast members take visitors behind the scenes of the Broadway show Wicked and through the Behind the Emerald Curtain Museum, which includes an elaborate set model, Susan Hilferty’s costumes and props from the musical. Select Sat & Wed at 10 a.m. $33.

Best of Brooklyn Food and Bus Tour

Brooklyn’s culture is revealed on a four-hour driving/walking tour that shares the history and culinary delicacies that the borough has to offer. Tours begin in Manhattan and head to such areas as DUMBO, Sunset Park, Williamsburg and Greenpoint. Sun, Mon & Fri 11 a.m. $95 (includes food). Tours depart from

Betrayal

(Previews began Aug.14, 2019, opened Sept. 5, 2019, tickets on sale through Dec. 8, 2019)

(1 hr 30 mins, no intermission)

Tom Hiddleston, Zawe Ashton and Charlie Cox make their Broadway debuts in the revival of Harold Pinter’s play about the dissolution of a marriage and a seven-year extramarital affair, told in reverse chronological order.

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

Tickets: $25-$189

 

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