Entertainment

Tootsie

(Previews began March 29, 2019, opened April 23, 2019, closes Jan. 5, 2020)

(2 hrs 35 mins)

Michael Dorsey is a talented actor, but difficult to work with and impossible to employ. When he changes his name and dresses up as Dorothy Michaels, he lands a dream role and is ready to fall in love. The musical comedy, based on the 1982 movie of the same name, features music and lyrics by David Yazbek, 2018 Tony Award-winning composer of “The Band’s Visit.”

Trapeze School New York

Classes in silks, trampoline, juggling and flying trapeze for beginners and more-advanced acrobats. Encouraging, skilled instructors. Flying trapeze classes from $55.

Trapeze School New York

The two trapeze school locations offer a number of classes for beginner and advanced fliers include flying trapeze, silks, static trapeze, trampoline, lyra, balancing and acrobatics and Spanish web. Online advanced registration is required, and new students pay a $22 fee on top of class price. Outdoor Lower Manhattan facility open May-Oct.

Tribeca Comedy Lounge

Situated beneath a restaurant serving brick-oven pizza and calamari, the brick-walled, candlelit, casually elegant room showcases stand-ups from “Last Comic Standing,” Comedy Central, “Conan” and others.

Union Hall

Live music nightly, plus two indoor bocce courts, fireplaces and pub grub served until midnight in the 5,000-square-foot Park Slope, Brooklyn, venue.

Hours: M-F 4 pm-4 am, Sa & Su 1 pm-4 am

Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre

Newcomers and seasoned comics perform improv and sketch comedy shows. UCB was founded by Matt Besser, Amy Poehler, Ian Roberts and Matt Walsh.

Shows nightly

Tickets: under $15

Village Vanguard

Since 1935, this intimate Village stalwart has been one of New York’s most prestigious jazz clubs. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Every Monday: Vanguard Jazz Orchestra

Waitress

(Opened April 24, 2016, closes Jan. 5, 2020)

(2 hrs 30 mins)

Sara Bareilles wrote the score for the musical about a waitress with an exceptional talent for baking who longs to escape her small town and abusive marriage. Will she find the rewcipe for happiness?

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

Beginning Sept. 2, 2019: M, Tu & Th 7 pm, F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm, Su 2 & 7 pm

Tickets: Vary

West Side Story

(Previews begin Dec. 10, 2019, opens Feb. 6, 2020)

Tony Award-winning director Ivo van Hove, choreographer Teresa de Keersmaeker and designer Jan Versweyveld radically reinterpret the landmark musical for a new generation of theatergoers.

Schedule: M-F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm

Beginning Feb. 11, 2020: Tu & Th 7 pm, W, F-Sa 8 pm, W & Sa 2 pm, Su 3 pm

Tickets: $39-$199

Wicked

(Previews began Oct. 8, 2003, opened Oct. 30, 2003)

(2 hrs 45 mins)

Based on the book by Gregory Maguire, this hit musical—a prequel to “The Wizard of Oz”—imagines Oz as a land of strife, where a young, green-hued girl named Elphaba is branded the Wicked Witch of the West.

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

Tickets: $82-$157

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