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:
Feb. 20: Luann de Lesseps: “#CountessAndFriends”
Feb. 22-23, 26: “Tovah Feldshuh Is Leona Helmsley in 2019”
Feb. 27: Charles Busch: Native New Yorker
March 1-2: Joanna Gleason
(Previews began Feb. 11, 2019, opened Feb. 21, 2019, tickets on sale thru June 30, 2019)
The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) presents the American premiere of the Yiddish language adaptation of the 1965 Tony Award-winning musical about dairyman Tevye, his family and their traditional community in pre-revolutionary Russia. Joel Grey directs.
Performed in Yiddish, with English and Russian supertitles.
Schedule: W 7 pm, Th 1 & 7 pm, F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm, Su 1 & 6 pm
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.
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.
(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)
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
(Previews begin May 4, 2019, opens May 30, 2019, closes Aug. 25, 2019)
(2 hrs 15 mins)
A lonely waitress and a short-order cook go on a first date that turns into a one-night stand that may lead to a more lasting relationship. The revival of Terrence McNally’s play stars Audra McDonald and Michael Shannon.
Schedule: M-Sa 8 pm, W & Sa 2 pm (No performance May 8 at 2 pm)
Week of May 27-June 2, 2019: Tu, Th-F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm, Su 2 & 7 pm
Week of June 3-9, 2019: Tu & Th 7 pm, W, F-Sa 8 pm, W, Sa & Su 2 pm
(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
(Previews begin March 11, 2019, opens April 21, 2019, tickets on sale thru Aug. 4, 2019)
(1 hr 35 mins, no intermission)
The world premiere of MacArthur Fellow Taylor Mac’s comedy picks up where Shakespeare’s tragedy “Titus Andronicus” leaves off. The Roman Empire has fallen, the civil war is over, madmen are running the show and somebody has to clean up the bloody mess. Enter Nathan Lane and Kristine Nielsen as two servants with brooms in hand. George C. Woolf directs.
Schedule: M-F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm