Comedy Cellar

The Greenwich Village spot is known for unexpected appearances from such famous comedians as Chris Rock, Wanda Sykes, Jon Stewart and Dave Chappelle.

Several shows nightly.

Comic Strip Live

Stand-up and open-mic nights rule at this popular venue, where an 18-year-old Eddie Murphy started out.


Times/prices vary

Company XIV: Queen of Hearts

(Previews began March 29, 2019, opened April 11, 2019, tickets on sale thru Nov. 2, 2019)

The world-premiere production is inspired by Lewis Carroll’s “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,” but with an avant-garde twist. Immersive cocktails have been imaginatively created to accompany the show.

Th & F 8 pm, Sa 5 & 10 pm, Su 8 pm

Single tickets: $75-$105; VIP couches for two: $325 & $365

Dan Cody’s Yacht

(Previews begin May 15, 2018, opened June 6, 2018, closes July 1, 2018)

The relationship between educational opportunity and the ability to pay for it in America today is at the heart of Anthony Giardina’s new play, set in a Boston suburb. A single schoolteacher, struggling to make ends meet, receives a surprise financial proposal from the wealthy father of one of her students that could significantly change her daughter’s future. Should she go for the opportunity, even if the means to the end are questionable?

David Byrne’s American Utopia

(Previews began Oct. 4, 2019, opened Oct. 20, 2019, tickets on sale thru Jan. 19, 2020)

(1 hr 40 mins, no intermission)

The theatrical concert includes songs from pop/rocker Byrne’s 2018 album of the same name, as well as songs from Talking Heads and his solo career. Byrne performs onstage with an ensemble of 11 musicians from around the globe.

Schedule: Tu-F 8 pm, Sa 9 pm, Su 3 pm

Beginning Oct. 23, 2019: W-F 8 pm, Sa 5:30 & 9 pm, Su 3 pm

Tickets: $79-$239

David Kwong’s The Enigmatist

(Nov. 1, 2019-Jan. 11, 2020)

(1 hr 30 mins)

Reality and fiction blur, as magician and crossword creator David Kwong presents an entertaining evening of puzzles, cryptology and illusions.

Schedule: F & Sa at 7 & 9:30 pm (No performances Nov. 15, 16, 29 & 30, Dec. 27 & 28)

Tickets: $59-$150

Dear Evan Hansen

(2 hrs 30 mins)

In the musical, a socially awkward high-school senior goes from outsider to cool guy when he comforts the parents of a troubled teenager who commits suicide. Although the boys didn’t know each other well, Evan, the titular hero, fabricates emails between them that idealize their friendship. But will the lie eventually undo him?

Schedule: Tu & Th 7 pm, W, F-Sa 8 pm, W & Sa 2 pm, Su 3 pm

Tickets: $69-$199

Derren Brown: Secret

(Previews began Sept. 6, 2019, opened Sept. 15, 2019, closes Jan. 4, 2020)

(2 hrs 30 mins)

Two-time Olivier Award winner Derren Brown puts his individual spin on mind reading, persuasion and psychological illusion.

Schedule: Tu-Th 7 pm, F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm, Su 3pm

Tickets: $40-$179


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The creative producing entity presents diverse programs of music performed by leading musicians, the Distinguished Concerts Orchestra and Distinguished Concerts Singers.

Oct. 14 at Carnegie Hall: Mezzo-soparano Loralee Songer

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Dec. 1 at Carnegie Hall: Messiah … Refreshed!


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