Activities

That Physics Show

(1 hr 30 mins)

Physics makes the world go ’round, and instructor David Maiullo finds the fun and magic in the science in his family-friendly, one-man show. Included are segments on momentum, friction, energy, sound waves, temperature and more.

Schedule: Sa & Su noon & 3 pm

Tickets: $59

The Beast Speedboat Ride

The fast-paced, 30-minute jet-powered thrill ride tours New York Harbor, from Pier 83 to the Statue of Liberty, at 45 mph.

May 9-Sept. 30, 2019: Daily departures on the hour 10 am-6 pm

$30 adults, $25 children

The Book of Mormon

(Previews began Feb. 24, 2011, opened March 4, 2011)

(2 hrs 30 mins)

Two Mormon boys are on a mission in an irreverent musical comedy that only Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the creators of Comedy Central’s “South Park,” could dream up.

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

Tickets: $99-$175

The Chabad House

Centers serving as community platforms for those interested in Torah classes, synagogue services, assistance with Jewish education and practice, and general guidance regarding Jewish traditions, holidays, festivals, values and entertainment. Visit the Chabad House website for a directory of all 24 Manhattan locations, as well as locations in the outer boroughs and New Jersey.

The Gothamologist

Participants share their own New York story or hear urban legends on these four-hour, personalized tours. Dates/times/prices vary.

The Great Society

(Previews begin Sept. 6, 2019, opens Oct. 1, 2019)

Robert Schenkkan’s companion piece to his Tony Award-winning Best Play, “All the Way,” depicts the conclusion of Lyndon B. Johnson’s turbulent term as president of the United States. The rise of the Civil Rights Movement, the assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr.  and Robert Kennedy, and the quagmire that was the Vietnam War all but undermine the social programs spearheaded by LBJ to elimate poverty and racial injustice. Emmy Award winner Brian Cox stars as the controversial 36th president.

Schedule: TBA

The Great Society

(Previews began Sept. 6, 2019, opened Oct. 1, 2019, tickets on sale through Nov. 30, 2019)

(2 hrs 40 mins)

The Green Room 42

The 120-seat, purple-hued music club features a 21-foot stage, grand piano and a cool lineup of singer/songwriters performing Broadway classics, contemporary and original material. Small plates and cocktails served.

The Illusionists—Magic of the Holidays

(Nov. 29, 2019-Jan. 5, 2020)

(2 hrs; family matinees: 1 hr 30 mins)

The brand-new, nonstop spectacle featuring seven international magicians and mentalists returns for its fifth holiday season.

Week of Nov. 25: F & Sa at 3 & 8 pm, Sa family matinee at 11 am, Su at 1 & 6:30 pm

Weeks of Dec. 2 & 9: Tu & Th at 7 pm, F at 8 pm, Sa at 3 & 8 pm, Su at 3 pm, Sa & Su family matinee at 11 am

Week of Dec. 16: Tu & Th at 7 pm, F at 8 pm, Sa & Su at 3 & 8 pm, Sa & Su family matinee at 11 am

The Imbible: A Spirited History of Drinking

(1 hr 45 mins)

Audiences (21+) drink their way through the 10,000-year history—and science—of alcoholic beverages, tutored by a knowledgeable bartender, who is also an engaging storyteller and amusing entertainer. Music accompanies the imbibing and revelry.

Schedule: M, Th-F 8 pm, Sa 5 & 8 pm

Tickets: $85 (includes three cocktails)

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