Entertainment

The Dr. Oz Show

Dr. Mehmet Oz—surgeon, author and TV personality—addresses a wide range of health issues and offers advice. Advance tickets to live tapings are available online. Same-day standby tickets are available Tues, Wed and Fri at 8:50 a.m. and 1:50 p.m. on taping days; however, seating is not guaranteed. Free.

The Duplex

This buzzing piano bar hosts open mic nights every night of the week, plus popular cabaret and musical theater performances.

Nightly 4 pm-4 am

Cabaret cover charges vary

The Ferryman

(Previews began Oct. 2, 2018, opens Oct. 21, 2018, tickets on sale thru Feb. 17, 2019)

(3 hrs 15 mins)

A hit in London’s West End, Jez Butterworth’s comedy drama, which won the 2017 Olivier Award for Best New Play, is set in rural Northern Ireland in 1981 at harvest time. Sam Mendes directs.

Schedule: Week of Oct. 1-7, 2018: Tu-F 7 pm, Sa 1 & 7:30 pm, Su 3 pm

Week of Oct. 8-14, 2018: Tu-F 7 pm, Sa 1 & 7:30 pm, Su 3 pm

Week of Oct. 15-21, 2018: Tu, Th-F 7 pm, W & Sa  1 & 7:30 pm, Su 5 pm

The Gazillion Bubble Show

(60+ mins, no intermission)

Masterful bubble tricks are performed by Fan, Deni, Ana, Jano and Melody Yang in this family-friendly, interactive show, which entered its 11th year Off-Broadway on Feb. 15, 2017.

Schedule: F 7 pm, Sa 11 am, 2 & 4:30 pm, Su noon & 3 pm (Additional performances Nov. 22 at 11 am, 2 & 7 pm, Nov. 24 at 11 am & 2 pm)

Tickets: $55-$75

The Green Room 42

The 120-seat, purple-hued music club features a 21-foot stage, grand piano and a cool lineup of singer/songwriters performing Broadway classics, contemporary and original material. Small plates and cocktails served.

The Hard Problem

(Previews begin Oct. 25, 2018, opens Nov. 19, 2018, tickets on sale thru Jan. 6, 2019)

In the new play by Tom Stoppard, a young psychology researcher faces a hard problem at work and in her private life. If there is nothing but matter, what is consciousness? If psychology and biology can’t solve either problem, will prayer help?

Schedule: Tu-Sa 8 pm, W & Sa 2 pm, Su 3 pm (No performances Oct. 27 at 2 pm, Nov. 22; additional performance Nov. 23 at 2 pm)

Tickets: $82-$92

The Illusionists: Magic of the Holidays

(Nov. 23-Dec. 30, 2018)

(2 hrs; 1 hr 30 mins family matinees)

International magicians conjure up illusions, close-up magic, mentalism, daring escapes and more in the family-friendly show, also featuring Light Balance, a high-tech neon and LED dance group from the Ukraine.

Nov. 23-25, 2018: F 3 & 8 pm, Sa 1 pm (family matinee), 3 & 8 pm, Su 1 & 6:30 pm

Beginning Nov. 26, 2018: Tu & Th 7 pm, F 8 pm, Sa 11 am (family matinee) 3 & 8 pm, Su 11 am (family matinee) & 3 pm

The Imbible: A Spirited History of Drinking

(1 hr 45 mins)

Audiences (21+) drink their way through the 10,000-year history—and science—of alcoholic beverages, tutored by a knowledgeable bartender, who is also an engaging storyteller and amusing entertainer. Music accompanies the imbibing and revelry.

Schedule: M, Th-F 8 pm, Sa 5 & 8 pm

Tickets: $85 (includes three cocktails)

The Lehman Trilogy

(Previews begin March 22-26, 2019, performances March 27-April 20, 2019)

(3 hrs 20 mins)

The epic play in three parts by Stefano Massini, adapted by Ben Power, tells the story of three immigrant brothers—Henry, Emmanuel and Meyer Lehman—from their arrival in New York City in 1844 to the 2008 collapse of the financial firm bearing their name. The North American premiere stars the original cast from Britain’s National Theatre production—Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley and Ben Miles—and is once again directed by Sam Mendes. 

The Lifespan of a Fact

(Previews began Sept. 20, 2018, opens Oct. 18, 2018, tickets on sale thru Jan. 13, 2019)

(1 hr 35 mins, no intermission)

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