Entertainment

Derren Brown: Secret

(Previews begin Sept. 6, 2019, opens Sept. 15, 2019, closes Jan. 4, 2020)

(2 hrs 30 mins)

Two-time Olivier Award winner Derren Brown puts his individual spin on mind reading, persuasion and psychological illusion.

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

Tickets: $40-$179

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Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola

Sleek furnishings, low lighting and talented performers define this intimate club that also boasts a stunning stage backdrop: the glittering Manhattan skyline. Highlights:

Sets: 7:30 & 9:30 pm, late-night sessions Tu-Sa 11:30 pm

Cover charge: $20-$45, $10 minimum per person

Dinner served nightly

Don't Tell Mama

This popular cabaret, piano bar and restaurant showcases established and up-and-coming performers nightly. From 9 pm on, waiters and bartenders sing at the piano bar; there is also an open mic for guests to join in the fun. 

Drunk Shakespeare

(1 hr 30 mins, no intermission)

Join the Drunk Shakespeare Society, a drinking club with a Shakespeare problem, as one of its inebriated members (stoked on five whiskeys to start with) retells a Shakespearean play. Anything can happen and no performance is the same in this interactive laugh fest. Audiences must be 21+.

Schedule: M & Th 7:30 pm, W 8 pm, F & Sa 8 & 10 pm

Tickets: $55-$89

Duane Park

Seasonal American food with a Southern accent whets the appetite for jazz and burlesque entertainment at this swank supper club.

Shows: Tu-Sa

Times/prices vary

Fat Cat

Jazz bands energize this underground billiards hall, which also offers table tennis, pool tables, foosball, shuffleboard, massive chess tables, checkers and backgammon. 

M-Th 2 pm-5 am, F-Su noon-5 am

Feinstein’s/54 Below

Michael Feinstein, leading voice of American Popular Song, has joined forces with 54 Below, the Theater District’s subterranean nightclub, restaurant and cocktail lounge underneath the former Studio 54 disco. Up to three shows nightly, featuring iconic and rising Broadway and popular music stars. Highlights:

July 9-13, 15-16, 18-21, 25-28: The Sherie Rene Scott / Norbert Leo Butz Project

July 23-24: Charles Busch

July 30-31: Karen Mason

Aug. 1-2: Ethan Slater

Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish

(Previews began Feb. 11, 2019, opened Feb. 21, 2019, tickets on sale thru June 30, 2019)

(3 hrs)

The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) presents the American premiere of the Yiddish language adaptation of the 1965 Tony Award-winning musical about dairyman Tevye, his family and their traditional community in pre-revolutionary Russia. Joel Grey directs.

Performed in Yiddish, with English and Russian supertitles.

Schedule: W 7 pm, Th 1 & 7 pm, F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm, Su 1 & 6 pm

Tickets: $59-$119

Film Forum

A nonprofit cinema since 1970, this intimate, three-screen venue hosts New York City premieres of American independent and foreign art films, as well as international and domestic film classics, thematic festivals and directors' retrospectives. Schedule/ times vary. $13. Film Forum patrons receive varying deals at neighborhood restaurants when they show their ticket stubs; participating restaurants include Bar Veloce, Bistro Arbor (directly across the street from the theater), Clarkson, Do Hwa and others—details online.

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