Entertainment

New York Mets

The Amazin’ Mets chase the National League pennant in their 2019 home-game season.

April 4, 6-7, 2019: Washington Nationals

April 9-10: Minnesota Twins

April 22-24: Philadelphia Phillies

April 26-27: Milwaukee Brewers

April 29-30, May 1-2: Washington Nationals

May 10-12: Miami Marlins

May 20-23: Washington Nationals

May 24-26: Detroit Tigers

June 4-6: San Francisco Giants

New York Rangers

New York’s professional hockey team takes to its home ice at Madison Square Garden during the 2018-2019 season. 

Preseason home games:

Sept. 19: Philadelphia Flyers

Sept. 24: New Jersey Devils

Sept. 26: New York Islanders

2018-2019 regular season:

Oct. 4: Nashville Predators

Oct. 11: San Jose Sharks

Oct. 13: Edmonton Oilers

Oct. 16: Colorado Avalanche

Oct. 21: Calgary Flames

New York Sports Tours

New York Sports Tours’ “New York Game Changers” sports history experience is a luxury tour ride through midtown Manhattan. Guests will be immersed in entertaining, educational stories of how sports-related people, places and events in New York from 1776 to the present have helped shape culture and society in the city, nation and beyond. An English-speaking sports expert leads the tour. Information is also shared through more than 30 exclusive mini-documentaries that play during the ride. Many tours include the option of a meal at Keens Steakhouse hosted by a noted sports figure.

New York Yankees

The Bronx Bombers take on the competition in the 2019 home-game season. 

March 28, 30-31: Baltimore Orioles

April 1-3: Detroit Tigers

April 12-14: Chicago White Sox

April 16-17: Boston Red Sox

April 18-21: Kansas City Royals

May 3-5: Minnesota Twins

May 6-9: Seattle Mariners

May 13-15: Baltimore Orioles

May 17-19: Tampa Bay Rays

Nuyorican Poets Cafe

Providing a stage for writers, hip-hop and Latin Jazz musicians, minority artists and a diverse range of talents, the Nuyorican Poets Cafe is an award-winning venue with a calendar chock-full of concerts, open mics, poetry slams and other events. 

Oklahoma!

(Previews began March 19, 2019, opened April 7, 2019, tickets on sale thru Jan. 20, 2020)

(2 hrs 45 mins)

In 1943, Rodgers and Hammerstein reinvented the American musical when “Oklahoma!” opened on Broadway with a fully integrated story, songs and dances. Seventy-six years later, “Oklahoma!” is reinvented for the 21st century in a scaled-down, realistic, more intimate and immersive production.

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

Tickets: $49.50-$169.50

Paradiso: Chapter One

(1 hr)

Inspired by Dante’s “The Divine Comedy,” in which a man journeys through the Nine Circles of Hell, this interactive theatrical experience takes the escape-room genre to the next level. Ten audience members have 60 minutes in which to navigate their way through a futuristic nightmare, guided and, in many instances, hindered by a company of actors. Special effects add to the emotional and psychological experience.

Perfect Crime

(1 hr 55 mins)

A cast of characters—a money-hungry psychiatrist and suspected killer, her wealthy husband, a deranged patient and a handsome detective—end up intertwined in this mystery whodunit full of laughs and thrills. On Dec. 12, 2019, the show reached its milestone 13,000th performance. Now in its 32nd anniversary year, “Perfect Crime” continues to be the longest-running play in New York City theater history.

Schedule: M, Tu, F & Sa 8 pm, W & Sa 2 pm, Su 3 & 7:30 pm

Tickets: $60

Pianos

A former piano store turned chic rock club, this venue draws a hip crowd for live indie rock in a bi-level space. Times/prices vary.

Pip’s Island

(1 hr)

The immersive and interactive theatrical experience involves kids 4-10 in a walking adventure in which they navigate challenges and games, play a direct part in the storytelling and help Pip and his friends Pebble and Finn save the island from darkness and restore harmony to the land. Youngsters’ imaginations are engaged while encountering multisensory environments, live actors and animation.

W-F 2-7 pm, Sa-Su 9 am-7 pm (timed entry every half hour)

Timed tickets start at $49 at the box office, $39 online

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