(Previews begin March 15, 2019, opens April 16, 2019)
The sudden death of a gay dancer brings together two strangers—the dancer’s older brother, played by Adam Driver, and his choreographer/roommate, played by Keri Russell in her Broadway debut. A combustible sexual attraction leads to a deeper love connection in the revival of Lanford Wilson’s 1987 play, directed by Michael Mayer.
Since opening in 1955, the intimate Upper East Side cabaret has set the standard for sophisticated entertainment in an elegant setting. A Who’s Who of entertainers have spun their magic here, including such legends as Bobby Short, Elaine Stritch, Eartha Kitt and Hildegarde.
Today’s lineup continues the tradition and can run the gamut from Broadway baby Sutton Foster to folk superstar Judy Collins. Screenwriter/director Woody Allen takes a holiday from his day job and plays jazz clarinet on most Monday nights in the fall, winter and spring.
Carnegie Hall’s 2018-2019 season is the venerable concert hall’s 128th. Highlights:
Dec. 16: Vienna Boys Choir
Dec. 17: Oratorio Society of New York: Handel’s Messiah
Dec. 19: Musica Sacra: Handel’s Messiah
Dec. 20: The Masterwork Chorus and Orchestra: Handel’s Messiah
Dec. 21-22: The New York Pops
Dec. 24 & 28: New York String Orchestra
Jan. 12: Anat Cohen Tentet
Performances by some of the nation’s hottest headliners and up-and-coming comics. Highlights:
Dec. 13-16: Jay Pharoah
Dec. 20-22: Melissa Villasenor
Dec. 23: Judy Gold
Dec. 27-30: Dave Attell
Dec. 31: New Year’s Eve Spectacular
Jan. 3-5: Sinbad
Jan. 10-12: Jaboukie Young-White
Jan. 18-20: Lil Rel Howery
Jan. 24-27: Deray Davis
(1 hr 30 mins)
Steve Cohen, “The Millionaires’ Magician,” dazzles audiences (adults only) with such tricks as mind reading and object levitation in a luxurious private hotel suite.
Schedule: F 7 & 9 pm, Sa 2, 7 & 9 pm
Dress code: Jackets and ties for gentlemen, cocktail attire for ladies.
Audiences must be 12 years old and older
(Previews began Oct. 23, 1996, opened Nov. 14, 1996)
(2 hrs 30 mins)
In the Tony Award-winning revival of the vaudeville musical—now Broadway’s longest-running American musical—two alluring jailbirds named Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly attain stardom while singing about sex and corruption.
Schedule: M-Tu, Th-F 8 pm, Sa 2:30 & 8 pm, Su 2:30 & 7 pm
(Previews began Dec. 12, 2018, opened Jan. 8, 2019, tickets on sale thru Feb. 24, 2019)
(1 hr 45 mins, no intermission)
A talented student at an all-male, all-African-American boarding school aspires to become the leader of the school’s gospel choir. But will he, as a young gay boy, achieve his ambition? Academy Award winner Tarell Alvin McCraney (“Moonlight”) makes his Broadway playwriting debut in the Manhattan Theatre Club production.
Week of Dec. 10-16, 2018: Tu-W 7 pm, Th-Sa 8 pm, Su 2 & 7 pm