(Previews began Oct. 15, 1997, opened Nov. 13, 1997)
(2 hrs 30 mins)
Theatergoers sing along at the runaway hit stage version of Disney’s beloved animated movie, enjoying such songs by multiple Grammy winner Elton John as “Circle of Life,” “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” and “Hakuna Matata,” as well as spectacular masks and dazzling puppets.
Schedule: Tu-W 7 pm, Th-F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm, Su 1 & 6:30 pm (Schedule can vary; consult show’s website for up-to-date schedule)
Live bands take to the stage and DJs spin in the 3,000-square-foot vaulted and brick-walled underground club, accessorized with murals and curated photos by father-son New York artists, Futura and 13th Witness. This is a no-velvet-ropes club, and dancing is encouraged to house, hip-hop, punk/rock and electronic.
Hours: W-Sa 5 pm-4 am (live music 5-10 pm, DJ sets 10 pm-4 am)
Happy hour: Daily 5-9 pm
(Previews began Jan. 9, 1988, opened Jan. 26, 1988)
(2 hrs 30 mins)
Broadway’s longest-running musical, based on the novel by Gaston Leroux and featuring a score by Andrew Lloyd Webber, tells the tragic story of a disfigured composer who falls in love with a young soprano, whisking her away to his mysterious chambers beneath the Paris Opera House.
Schedule: M 8 pm, Tu 7 pm, W-Sa 8 pm, Th & Sa 2 pm
(Previews began Feb. 11, 2019, opened Feb. 20, 2019)
Everything that could possibly go wrong does when a college drama society puts on a 1920s murder mystery.
After nearly two years and just under 800 performances on Broadway, the hit comedy from London has moved from the Great White Way to Off-Broadway for an extended run.
Schedule: M, W-Th 7 pm, F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm, Su 2 & 7 pm
The celebrity chef, best known for her 30-minute meals, hosts this daytime talk show, which includes interviews, musical performances, human-interest stories, tips for parenting, shopping, travel and more, and, of course, recipes galore. Advance tickets are available online only. Tapings are typically Tues-Thurs for shows at 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. (arrival times 10 a.m. and 2:15 p.m.). Days and times subject to change. Free.
The outdoor concert venue, with drop-dead views of the skyline, plays host to popular performers.
July 28: Sheryl Crow
Aug. 1: Ben Folds and Violent Femmes
Aug. 2: Greensky Bluegrass
Aug. 3: Rebelution
Aug. 6: Stray Cats
Aug. 8: 21 Savage
Aug. 11: Papa Roach
Aug. 18: Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band
Aug. 22: Beast Coast
Aug. 24: Squeeze, with They Might Be Giants
Aug. 25: Social Distortion and Flogging Molly
Aug. 26-27: Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals
(Previews begin Sept. 19, 2019, opens Oct. 15, 2019, tickets on sale thru Dec. 8, 2019)
The Roundabout Theatre Company’s revival of Tennessee Williams’ Tony Award-winning Best Play of 1951 stars Marisa Tomei as Serafina, a grieving widow who finds love and passion again.
Schedule: Tu-Sa 8 pm, W & Sa 2 pm, Su 3 pm
(Performances began May 12, 2019, opens June 13, 2019, closes July 21, 2019)
Based on the best-selling novel by Sue Monk Kidd, the new musical features a book by Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage and music by Tony and Grammy winner Duncan Sheik.
Schedule: Tu 7 pm, W-Sa 8 pm, Sa & Su 2 pm (Additional performances May 12, 19, June 2, 9 & 6 at 7 pm; May 13 & July 1 at 7 pm, June 19 & 26 at 2 pm)
Tickets begin at $85
The Catholic Archdiocese of New York's new cultural center is named after the late Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, whose TV and radio programs in the 1950s and 1960s attracted millions of viewers and listeners. The center for thought and culture casts a wide net and features an eclectic lineup of the performing and visual arts, symposia, lectures and exhibits in its state-of-the-art facility. Programs range from art and comedy to religion and politics to movies and classical music.