(Dec. 13-15, 2019)
In this version of the Tchaikovsky ballet, performed by Dances Patrelle, the setting has been transported to New York City in 1895. Set pieces include a holiday party at Gracie Mansion, home of the city’s mayor; dancing at the Crystal Palace in the New York Botanical Garden; and ice skating in Central Park.
Schedule: Th-F 7 pm, Sa 2 & 7 pm, Su noon & 5 pm
(Previews begin Oct. 12, 2019, opened Nov. 7, 2019)
(2 hrs 45 mins)
The story of the Queen of Rock ’n’ Roll who broke and rewrote every rule in the book—defying age, gender and race along the way—is told through the music that made her an international sensation.
Schedule: M-Sa 8 pm, W & Sa 2 pm
Beginning Nov. 12, 2019: Tu & Th 7 pm, W, F & Sa 8 pm, W & Sa 2 pm, Su 3 pm
(June 7, 2020)
The 2019–2020 Broadway season culminates in the 74th annual gala awards ceremony at Radio City Music Hall, during which achievements in acting, writing, direction, sets, costumes, lighting and more are honored. The show is broadcast live on CBS-TV (local Channel 2) 8–11 pm.
To qualify for a 2020 Tony Award, a play or musical must open on or before April 23, 2020. Nominations are announced on April 28, 2020.
(Previews began March 29, 2019, opened April 23, 2019, closes Jan. 5, 2020)
(2 hrs 35 mins)
Michael Dorsey is a talented actor, but difficult to work with and impossible to employ. When he changes his name and dresses up as Dorothy Michaels, he lands a dream role and is ready to fall in love. The musical comedy, based on the 1982 movie of the same name, features music and lyrics by David Yazbek, 2018 Tony Award-winning composer of “The Band’s Visit.”
Dubbing themselves the “Uber of the tour guide business,” this new app allows visitors (and New Yorkers) to find a professional tour guide in minutes, in virtually any part of the city. You can custom-build a tour with the tour guide and arrange the meeting place—no advance booking required. See sights, attractions, specific neighborhoods and more, on your timetable and according to your interests. For more information, download the app or visit the website.
The two trapeze school locations offer a number of classes for beginner and advanced fliers include flying trapeze, silks, static trapeze, trampoline, lyra, balancing and acrobatics and Spanish web. Online advanced registration is required, and new students pay a $22 fee on top of class price. Outdoor Lower Manhattan facility open May-Oct.
(April 24-May 5, 2019)
Celebrities and movie lovers alike catch world premieres of foreign, documentary and independent films (as well as an immersive virtual arcade, video games and online work) presented at this esteemed festival, celebrating its 17th year and held at various venues throughout New York City.
Times, venues and prices vary