Entertainment

Mostly Mozart Festival

(July 10-Aug. 10, 2019)

New York’s longest-running music series presents music by Mozart and his contemporaries and successors, international productions of dance, theater and music, including music of today.

Highlights include The Mark Morris Dance Group (July 10-13), a New York premiere production of “The Magic Flute” (July 17-20) and Joshua Bell, violin (Aug. 6 & 7)

The Mostly Mozart Orchestra performs July 17-20, 23, 24, 26, 27, 30, 31, Aug. 2, 3, 6, 7, 9, 10

 

Moulin Rouge! The Musical

(Previews began June 28, 2019, opened July 25, 2019)

(2 hrs 35 mins)

With Baz Luhrmann’s 2001 movie as its starting point, the new musical spectacle celebrates truth, beauty, freedom and love in Belle Époque Paris. The greatest-hits score runs the gamut from Edith Piaf to Katy Perry and Lady Gaga.

Schedule: M-F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm (No performance July 4, 2019; additional performance July 24, 2019 at 2 pm)

Beginning July 30, 3019: Tu & W 7 pm, Th 2 & 8 pm, F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm, Su 7 pm

Tickets: $99-$399

Murdered by the Mob

(2 hrs 30 mins)

Wise guys, goodfellas, Mafia princesses and audiences mix and mingle when they gather to meet the new Don in the interactive comedy murder mystery now in its 25th year. Bullets fly during the evening’s festivities, which include a three-course sit-down dinner and dancing.

Schedule: Select F 7:30 pm and Sa 7 pm (can vary)

Tickets: $99-$129 (includes show, dinner and dancing)

Music Hall of Williamsburg

This tri-level live music venue has three full bars, holds up to 550 guests and hosts indie rock bands regularly. Dates/times vary.

New Victory Theater

New York’s oldest active theater presents family entertainment appropriate for children ages 4 and up.

New York Burlesque Festival

(Sept. 26-29, 2019)

The largest burlesque festival of its kind, now in its 17th year, features more than 120 performances from around the world (including circus artistes, DJs and male ecdysiasts) at five New York nightspots.

New York City Ballet

(Sept. 17-Oct. 13, 2019)

Highlights of the company’s fall 2019 season include programs devoted to works by George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins, Justin Peck and Christopher Wheeldon and 21st-century choreographers, plus the full-evening ballet, “Jewels.”

Schedule: Tu-Th 7:30 pm, F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm, Su 3 pm

New York City Center

A former Shriners Temple, this performing arts venue, celebrating its 76th season, hosts music, dance and theater events.

New York City FC

That’s football as in soccer, the world’s most popular sport. New York’s professional Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise, featuring players from the U.S., Latin America, Europe and Africa, plays its 2019 home matches at Yankee Stadium. 

March 10: DC United

March 17: Los Angeles Football Club

April 6: Montreal Impact

April 24: Chicago Fire

April 27: Orlando City SC

May 19: Colorado Rapids

June 6: FC Cincinnati

New York Islanders

The National Hockey League franchise, founded in 1972, plays its 2018-2019 home games at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. 

2018-2019 preseason highlights:

Sept. 18: Philadelphia Flyers

Sept. 20: New Jersey Devils

2018-2019 regular season highlights:

Oct. 6: Nashville Predators

Oct. 8: San Jose Sharks

Oct. 24: Florida Panthers

Oct. 24: Arizona Coyotes

Oct. 30: Vegas Golden Knights

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