Resorts World Casino New York City

The casino is the first of its kind in the city and features 5,000-plus slot machines and electronic table games, plus a full-service restaurant (RW Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar), a food court and complimentary nightly entertainment. Adjacent to Aqueduct Raceway.

Hours: Daily 10 am-6 am

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


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.

Sakina’s Restaurant

(Previews began Oct. 5, 2018, opens Oct. 14, 2018, closes Nov. 11, 2018)

Actor/writer Aasif Mandvi’s funny and heartwarming one-man show is about an Indian immigrant who comes to New York to work in a restaurant and live the American dream. 

Week of Oct. 1, 2018: F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm, Su 3 pm

Week of Oct. 8, 2018: Tu-F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm, Su 5 pm

Weeks of Oct. 15 & 22, 2018: Tu-F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm, Su 3 pm

Week of Oct. 29, 2018: Tu, Th-Su 8 pm, Sa & Su 2 pm

Week of Nov. 5, 2018: Tu-F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm, Su 3 pm

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.

School of Rock

(Closes Jan. 20, 2019)

(2 hrs 30 mins)

It’s only rock ‘n’ roll, but the kids at a prestigious prep school love it when their wannabe-rock-star substitute teacher turns them into a rock band. The 2003 movie of the same name has been adapted for the stage by Julian Fellowes, who created “Downton Abbey,” while the score includes 14 new songs written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Glenn Slater.

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

Tickets: $59-$155

Shake and Bake: Love’s Labour’s Lost

(Previews begin Oct. 2, 2018, opens Oct. 13, 2018, tickets on sale thru Jan. 9, 2019)

(2 hrs)

Shakespeare’s comedy is performed in the round for 50 people per night, who enjoy an eight-course tasting menu (with wine pairings) prepared in full view during the performance. The plot revolves around a group of men who swear off sleep, food and women in order to concentrate on their studies. The daughter of the king of Navarre and her ladies will, of course, have none of this nonsense and plan to outsmart the men.


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.


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

Nightly 4 pm-4 am

Signature Theatre

The Signature Theatre Company presents new plays and revivals in its permanent home, a state-of-the-art, Frank Gehry-designed multistage venue.

Oct. 23-Dec. 2, 2018: “Thom Pain (based on nothing)” by Will Eno, starring Michael C. Hall

Nov. 19-Dec. 30, 2018: “Fabulation, or The Re-education of Undine” by Lynn Nottage

Jan. 29-March 3, 2019: “By the Way, Meet Vera Stark” by Lynn Nottage

Feb. 5-March 17, 2019: “Boesman and Lena” by Athol Fugard


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