Entertainment

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.

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. 

Jazz at Kitano

Well-known groups and soloists perform in the intimate hotel jazz club.

Sets: W-Sa 8 & 10 pm

Cover charge: $17 W-Th, $20 food and beverage minimum; $32 F-Sa, plus $20 food and beverage minimum.

M open jam 8-11:30 pm ($15 food and beverage minimum)

Tu piano solo series ($15 food and beverage minimum)

Su jazz brunch buffet noon-2:30 pm

Jazz Standard

An eclectic lineup of world-class artists performing classic jazz to funk, R&B, blues and more, plus Blue Smoke restaurant’s award-winning barbecue. Every M: “Mingus Mondays” concert series.

Sets: 7:30 & 9:30 pm nightly

 

Joe’s Pub

This performance space in the Public Theater boasts eclectic entertainment, including comedy, music and dance acts.

Joyce Theater

The respected venue, devoted exclusively to modern and contemporary dance, welcomes renowned companies from the United States and abroad.

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