Entertainment

The Dr. Oz Show

Dr. Mehmet Oz—surgeon, author and TV personality—addresses a wide range of health issues and offers advice. Advance tickets to live tapings are available online. Same-day standby tickets are available Tues, Wed and Fri at 8:50 a.m. and 1:50 p.m. on taping days; however, seating is not guaranteed. Free.

The Duplex

This buzzing piano bar hosts open mic nights every night of the week, plus popular cabaret and musical theater performances.

Nightly 4 pm-4 am

Cabaret cover charges vary

The Gazillion Bubble Show

(60+ mins, no intermission)

Masterful bubble tricks are performed by Fan, Deni, Ana, Jano and Melody Yang in this family-friendly, interactive show, which entered its 11th year Off-Broadway on Feb. 15, 2017.

Schedule: F 7 pm, Sa 11 am, 2 & 4:30 pm, Su noon & 3 pm (Additional performances Nov. 22 at 11 am, 2 & 7 pm, Nov. 24 at 11 am & 2 pm)

Tickets: $55-$75

The Great Society

(Previews begin Sept. 6, 2019, opens Oct. 1, 2019)

Robert Schenkkan’s companion piece to his Tony Award-winning Best Play, “All the Way,” depicts the conclusion of Lyndon B. Johnson’s turbulent term as president of the United States. The rise of the Civil Rights Movement, the assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr.  and Robert Kennedy, and the quagmire that was the Vietnam War all but undermine the social programs spearheaded by LBJ to elimate poverty and racial injustice. Emmy Award winner Brian Cox stars as the controversial 36th president.

Schedule: TBA

The Great Society

(Previews began Sept. 6, 2019, opened Oct. 1, 2019, tickets on sale through Nov. 30, 2019)

(2 hrs 40 mins)

The Green Room 42

The 120-seat, purple-hued music club features a 21-foot stage, grand piano and a cool lineup of singer/songwriters performing Broadway classics, contemporary and original material. Small plates and cocktails served.

The Illusionists—Magic of the Holidays

(Nov. 29, 2019-Jan. 5, 2020)

(2 hrs; family matinees: 1 hr 30 mins)

The brand-new, nonstop spectacle featuring seven international magicians and mentalists returns for its fifth holiday season.

Week of Nov. 25: F & Sa at 3 & 8 pm, Sa family matinee at 11 am, Su at 1 & 6:30 pm

Weeks of Dec. 2 & 9: Tu & Th at 7 pm, F at 8 pm, Sa at 3 & 8 pm, Su at 3 pm, Sa & Su family matinee at 11 am

Week of Dec. 16: Tu & Th at 7 pm, F at 8 pm, Sa & Su at 3 & 8 pm, Sa & Su family matinee at 11 am

The Imbible: A Spirited History of Drinking

(1 hr 45 mins)

Audiences (21+) drink their way through the 10,000-year history—and science—of alcoholic beverages, tutored by a knowledgeable bartender, who is also an engaging storyteller and amusing entertainer. Music accompanies the imbibing and revelry.

Schedule: M, Th-F 8 pm, Sa 5 & 8 pm

Tickets: $85 (includes three cocktails)

The Inheritance

(Previews began Sept. 27, 2019, opened Nov.17, 2019)

(Part I: 3 hrs 15 mins; Part 2: 3 hrs 20 mins)

Matthew Lopez’s epic two-part play, a hit in London’s West End where it won the Olivier and Evening Standard awards for Best New Play, is set in 21st-century New York, where three generations of gay men search for a community of their own and a place to call home. 

Schedule: M-F 7:30 pm, Sa 1 & 7 pm

Beginning Nov. 20: W 1 & 7 pm, Th & F 7 pm, Sa & Su 1 & 7 pm

Tickets: $59-$199 each play

The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical

(Previews begin Sept. 20, 2019, opens Oct. 16, 2019, tickets on sale thru Jan. 5, 2020)

(2 hrs 5 mins)

Adapted from the novel by Rick Riordan, the rock musical follows a present-day teen—a son of the Greek god Poseidon—on his mission to find Zeus’ lightning bolt to prevent a war between the gods.

Schedule: M, Tu & Th 7 pm, F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm, Su 1 & 6:30 pm

Beginning Nov. 5, 2019: Tu & Th 7 pm, W 2 pm, F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm, Su 1 & 6:30 pm

Tickets: $39-$129

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