Entertainment

#DateMe: An OKCupid Experiment

(Previews begin June 20, 2019, opens July 8, 2019)

(2 hrs)

The course of true love never did run smooth, especially on the internet. Robyn Lynne Norris, the show’s creator and writer, explores the world of online dating through an interactive scientific experiment in which she tracks the responses to 38 “undateable” profiles on OKCupid. The show is part improvisation, part sketch comedy.

Schedule: M, W-F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm, Su 3 & 7:30 pm (No performance July 4, 2019; additional performance July 2, 2019, at 8 pm)

Tickets: $69-$99

 

(Le) Poisson Rouge

Founded by a group of musicians and located in the former Village Gate space, the venue boasts film, jazz, classical music, dance parties, art exhibits and more.

Every F: I Love the ’90s Show, a party with The Fresh Kids of Bel-Air.

Every Sa: Back to the Eighties dance party and show with Jessie’s Girl.

Times/prices vary

55 Bar

Fast approaching its 100th birthday (it was established in 1919), this dive bar by day and club by night swings to live jazz and blues.

Sets: M-Th 7 & 10 pm, F & Sa 6 & 10 pm, Su 6 & 9:30 pm

A Christmas Carol

(Performances begin Nov. 7, 2019, opens Nov. 20, 2019, closes Jan. 5, 2020)

(2 hrs 15 mins)

Tony Award-winning playwright Jack Thorne’s new interpretaion of the Charles Dickens classic about transformation and redemption stars Campbell Scott as Ebenezer Scrooge.

Schedule: Varies

Tickets: $69-$169

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. 

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

Alamo Drafthouse

This Downtown Brooklyn movie theater has up to eight flicks rolling at a time and offers in-seat dining and drinking services throughout the entirety of any film. Theater snacks include a variety of flavored popcorns (truffle parmesan butter, Sriracha flakes,) as well as thai wings and fried pickles. A hefty drink list includes housemade frozen cocktails, boozy milkshakes, wines by the glass or bottle, large format and canned beers, and a plethora of non-alcoholic beverages. L & D (daily). $$$

AMC Empire 25

Located in Times Square, this mammoth movie theater shows blockbusters and independent films on 25 screens. Features include stadium seating and digital projection in all auditoriums. Times/prices vary.

AMC Loews Lincoln Square 13

The Upper West Side multiplex, including an IMAX 3-D theater, offers, among other amenities, reserved seating. Seats can be selected and reserved in advance online, via a moble app, at an automated box-office machine or at the box office itself. Times/prices vary. The complex is wheelchair accessible. Listening devices, descriptive video devices and closed-captioning devices are all available here.

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

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