Feinstein’s/54 Below

Michael Feinstein, leading voice of American Popular Song, has joined forces with 54 Below, the Theater District’s subterranean nightclub, restaurant and cocktail lounge underneath the former Studio 54 disco. Up to three shows nightly, featuring iconic and rising Broadway and popular music stars. Highlights:

Sept. 19-22: Ann Hampton Callaway: “The Linda Ronstadt Songbook”

Sept. 25-29: “John Lloyd Young’s Broadway”

Oct. 2-3, 5-6: Laura Osnes and Tony Yazbeck: An Evening Of Gershwin Greats and Other Favorites

Fiddler on the Roof

(Closes Nov. 18, 2018)

The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) presents the American premiere of the Yiddish language adaptation of the Tony Award-winning musical based on stories by Sholem Aleichem about milkman Tevye, his family and their traditional community in pre-revolutionary Russia. Oscar and Tony winner Joel Grey directs.

Performed in Yiddish, with English and Russian supertitles

Schedule: M 7 pm, W 1 pm, Th 1 & 7 pm, F noon, Su 1 & 6 pm

Tickets: $58-$100

Film Forum

A nonprofit cinema since 1970, this intimate, three-screen venue hosts New York City premieres of American independent and foreign art films, as well as international and domestic film classics, thematic festivals and directors' retrospectives. Schedule/ times vary. $13. Film Forum patrons receive varying deals at neighborhood restaurants when they show their ticket stubs; participating restaurants include Bar Veloce, Bistro Arbor (directly across the street from the theater), Clarkson, Do Hwa and others—details online.

Film Society of Lincoln Center

International and independent films are shown regularly in this renowned movie complex, which includes the single-screen Walter Reade Theater and the three-screen Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center. The Society also hosts special events and programming, as well as the annual New York Film Festival and the New Directors/New Films series, which celebrates emerging cinematic artists. Times/prices vary.

First Love

(Previews begin June 7, 2018, opens June 14, 2018, closes July 8, 2018)

In Charles Mee’s play, a man and a woman in their 60s meet and fall in love for the first time in their lives. But will their accumulated baggage (emotional and otherwise) undermine their last chance at connecting with another? Michael O’Keefe and Angelina Fiordellisi star.

Schedule: W 2 & 7 pm, Th-F 7 pm, Sa 2 & 7 pm (No performances June 13 at 2 pm, July 4 at 2 & 7 pm; additional performances June 11, 12, 19 & July 2 at 7 pm, July 1 & 8 at 3 pm)

Tickets: $65-$95

Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk

This 5,000-seat amphitheater situated along the boardwalk just yards from the Atlantic Ocean hosts popular performing artists throughout the summer several times weekly. A wide variety of craft beers on tap are served, and a limited inventory of general admission pit tickets are available for concerts. Times/prices vary. No phone.

Frames Bowling & Billiards Lounge

Frames is a modern, state-of-the-art 35,000-square-foot entertainment center offering 28 bowling lanes, a billiards lounge, two full-service sports bars, live music and dancing.

Happy hour: Daily 3-7 pm

Karaoke Room available for walk-ins and private events

Bowling: M-Th noon-11 pm, F noon-2 am, Sa 11 am-2 am, Su 11 am-11 pm

Prices vary.


(Previews began Feb. 22, 2018, opened March 22, 2018)

(2 hrs 20 mins)

Disney’s 2013 Oscar-winning feature, the most successful animated movie of all time, is now a full-length stage work, featuring the original songs (including “Let It Go”), plus new songs and story material. 

Schedule: Tu 7 pm, W 1 & 7 pm, Th 7 pm, F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm, Su 3 pm

Tickets: Vary

Ginny's Supper Club

The glory days of Harlem nightlife are reborn at Chef Marcus Samuelsson’s sleek and stylish subterranean boîte, directly below his trendy restaurant Red Rooster Harlem.

Every Su: Gospel buffet brunch 10:30 am & 12.30 pm

Girl From the North Country

(Previews began Sept. 11, 2018, opens Oct. 1, 2018, closes Dec. 9, 2018)

(2 hrs 30 mins)

Playwright Conor McPherson delves deep into the Bob Dylan songbook to tell this story of a down-on-its-luck community on the verge of change in Duluth, Minnesota, in 1934. The musical, a hit at London’s Old Vic and in the West End, makes its North American premiere under McPherson’s direction.


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