Entertainment

Rock of Ages

(Previews begin June 19, 2019, opens July 2, 2019, tickets on sale thru Jan. 12, 2020)

(2 hrs 15 mins)

A small-town girl and her big-city boyfriend unite to save a Sunset Strip rock club from demolition in this hit musical that played on Broadway for six years. Rock ballads and power anthems from the 1980s propel the action and love story, including “I Wanna Know What Love Is,” “Don’t Stop Believin’” and more.

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

Tickets: $59-$79

Rockwood Music Hall

Local musicians shine at this no-frills club with three stages featuring several sets nightly.

Stage 1: M-F from 6 pm, Sa & Su from 3 pm

Stage 2: Nightly from 7 pm

Stage 3: Nightly from 6:30 pm

S.O.B.’s

When dancers aren’t grooving to live samba, reggae, hip-hop and Brazilian beats, they can enjoy a Latin fusion menu with items such as bistek Ipanema, feijoada and grilled ginger lime snapper in a banana leaf, plus a host of tropical cocktails.

Saturday Night Live

NBC’s late-night variety show, hosted by a different celebrity every week, features skits, sketches and spoofs of pop culture. Top pop and rock artists provide the musical interludes. A competitive ticket lottery, conducted via email, is held several months before the start of a new season of shows; go online for details. Standby tickets for either the 8 p.m. dress rehearsal or 11:30 p.m. live performance are distributed under the NBC Studios marquee (W. 48th St. side of 30 Rockefeller Plz.) at 7 a.m. on taping days.

Showmans

Harlem's old-school jazz club has been jiving since 1942. Everyone from Lionel Hampton to Pearl Bailey to Grady Tate to Ruth Brown performed here.

Live entertainment: W-Sa

No music charge, but two-drink minimum per person per set.

Shrine

Patrons groove to several live bands nightly at Harlem’s world music bar.

Nightly 4 pm-4 am

Slava’s Snowshow

(Previews begin Nov. 11, 2019, opens Nov. 13, 2019, closes Jan. 5, 2020)

(1 hr 40 mins)

The international immersive and family-friendly hit returns to New York after more than a decade. Using pantomime and breathtaking special effects, the theatrical thrill ride is set in an absurd and surrealistic world, where the audience is enveloped in a spider web, theatergoers bounce balloons on their fingertips and a never-to-be forgotten snowstorm brings the adventure to an end.

Slave Play

(Previews began Sept. 10, 2019, opened Oct. 6, 2019, tickets on sale through Jan. 19, 2020)

(2 hrs, no intermission)

Jeremy O. Harris’ explosive play, set in the Old South on the MacGregor Plantation, explores race, sex and power. The play contains nudity, sexual content, sexual violence and racially violent language, and is recommended for ages 17 and over.

Schedule: M-Sa 8 pm, W & Sa 2 pm

Beginning Oct. 8, 2019: Tu & Th 7 pm, W, F & Sa 8 pm, W & Sa 2 pm, Su 3 pm

Tickets: $39-$159

Sleep No More

(up to 3 hrs) In this immersive, interactive theater piece, mask-wearing audiences wander at will and at their own pace through a 100,000-square-foot environment—an abandoned 1930s luxury hotel—eavesdropping on scenes and characters that conjure up Alfred Hitchcock, Stanley Kubrick and Shakespeare’s “Macbeth.”

Schedule: Entry times M-Th 7-8 pm, F 7:30-8:30 pm, Sa 5-6 pm and 9-10 pm, Su 3-4 pm and 7-8 pm

Tickets: vary

Smalls

This tiny jazz club offers at least three live acts nightly.

Sets: Nightly 7:30 pm, 10:30 pm & 1 am (times can vary)

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