Entertainment

Gotham Comedy Club

Jerry Seinfeld, Dave Chappelle and Amy Schumer are among the big-name stand-ups who have performed in the 10,000-square-foot space, known for its comfortable Art Deco ambience. Food and drink served. 

In addition to headliners, New Talent Showcases are a staple of the club’s calendar. Food and drink menus available. Highlights:

Dec. 14-15: Roy Wood Jr.

Dec. 21-22: Chris DiStefano

Jan. 4-5: Joe DeRosa

Jan. 10-12: Pablo Francisco

Gramercy Theatre

The intimate concert venue, a former movie house and Off-Broadway theater, offers general-admission standing room and seating. 

Greenwich Village Comedy Club

National headliners, as well as up-and-comers, tickle the funny bone nightly in this cozy basement space.

Hamilton

(Previews began July, 13, 2015, opened Aug. 6, 2015)

(2 hrs 45 mins)

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Tony Award winner for “In the Heights” several seasons ago, has written the book, music and lyrics for the new musical about political mastermind Alexander Hamilton. Expect the unexpected when America's past is told through the sounds of today.

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

Tickets: $57-$167

Hammerstein Ballroom

A wide range of cultural and entertainment events, including musical performances, inside the former Manhattan Opera House.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

(Previews began March 16, 2018, opened April 22, 2018)

(Part One, 2 hrs 40 mins; Part Two, 2 hrs 35 mins)

Harry Potter is all grown-up in this eighth story in the Harry Potter series, the first to be presented onstage. Harry is now married, the father of three school-age children and an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic. Life has never been easy for Harry as he continues to struggle with his past. His youngest son, too, faces difficulties as he bears the burden of a formidable family legacy not of his choosing. Together, father and son face their demons.

Hill Country Live

A showcase for American roots music is located within a Texas barbecue restaurant. Times/prices vary.

Ionesco Suite

(Jan. 23-26, 2019)

Théâtre de la Ville from Paris, France, performs a potpourri of texts from works by Eugène Ionesco, including “Jack, or The Submission;” “Delirium for Two;” “The Bald Soprano;” “The Lesson” and “Conversation and French Speech Exercises.”

In French, with English titles

Performances at 7:30 pm

Tickets: $25

Iridium Jazz Club

Big bands and jazz greats are on the schedule. A concise food menu complements an extremely elaborate wine list. Shows/dates vary.

Irving Plaza

This 1,025-capacity rock music venue frequently hosts intimate and off-the-cuff, last-second performances by major commercial artists, the likes of which have included The Ramones, Eric Clapton, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Eminem. 

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