Entertainment

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

Forbidden Broadway: The Next Generation

(Sept. 18-Nov. 30, 2019)

The all-new edition of the musical spoof by Gerard Alessandrini lampoons such current Broadway hits as “Moulin Rouge,” “Beetlejuice,” Tootsie,” “Dear Evan Hansen” and stars including Billy Porter, Ben Platt, Bette Midler and others.

Schedule varies

Tickets: $65-$90

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.

Freestyle Love Supreme

(Previews begin Sept. 13, 2019, opens Oct. 2, 2019, tickets on sale through Jan. 5, 2020)

(1 hr 25 mins, no intermission)

Hip-hop, improvisational theater, music and vocal stylings make up the fast-paced evening. The cast takes suggestions from the audience and spins them into humorous bits, instantaneous songs and riffs, and fully realized musical numbers. In addition to the five-man core company, unannounced guests pop in at select performances and can include one of the show’s producers, Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Frozen

(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

Beginning Aug. 27, 2019: Tu-Th 7 pm, F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm, Su 1 & 6:30 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

Givenik.com

The service offers discount, full-price and premium tickets to Broadway and Off-Broadway shows and donates 5 percent of the ticket price to the charity of the ticket-buyer’s choice.

Gleason's Gym

Box at the oldest boxing gym in the United States. Take a swing in one of the rings, spar with a punching bag, pin someone to the mat or use cardio equipment and free weights. The gym has special day rates for both exercisers and those who just want to take a look around and watch. 

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