(Previews begin May 18, 2017, opens June 22, 2017, closes Oct. 8, 2017)
Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan’s adaptation of George Orwell’s novel about a dystopian future and a totalitarian regime arrives on Broadway following successful engagements in the United Kingdom.
Schedule: May 17-21: Th-Sa 8 pm, Su 2 pm
May 22-28: Tu-F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm
May 29-June 4: Tu-Sa 8 pm, W & Sa 2 pm, Su 3 pm
June 26-July 2: Tu-Th 7 pm, F & Sa 5 & 9 pm, Su 7 pm
July 3-9: M & Th 7 pm, W 2 & 8 pm, F & Sa 5 & 9 pm
Guides, whose lives were transformed by the events of 9/11, share their personal stories while taking visitors on a tour of Ground Zero. The 75-minute walking tours run on the hour Sun-Fri 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Sat 11 a.m.-4 p.m. $22 adults, $17 students/military, $7 children ages 6-12 (includes admission to the 9/11 Tribute Center).
In-house events such as Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant in conversation with Katie Couric and the Third Annual NYCDOE Educators Collective Concert are at the Y in April, along with many other programs structured for varying age groups. Interactive sessions like the Architectural Walking Tour of Brooklyn via the G Train are also offered frequently. Programs are categorized by interest and include Jewish life, performing arts, health and fitness, and others.
(2 hrs 10 mins)
In the 1960s Bronx, a gangster takes a young boy under his wing and introduces him to the mob life, much to the disapproval of his loving, hard-working father. As the boy grows into a man, which family and code of honor will he chose? Chazz Palminteri has written the book for the new musical, while the original doo-wop score is by Tony and Oscar winner Alan Menken and Tony nominee Glenn Slater. Robert De Niro co-directs with Jerry Zaks.
Schedule: Tu-Th 7 pm, F-Sa 8 pm, W & Sa 2 pm, Su 3 pm
(Closes Oct. 30, 2016)
(2 hrs 30 mins)
The Mint Theater Company revives N.C. Hunter’s play about a midlife crisis. While picnicking at the seaside in postwar England, a member of the Foreign Service realizes that his once-promising career is a professional disappointment. Is it too late for him to start afresh?
(Closes July 23, 2017)
(1 hr 30 mins, no intermission)
At the end of Henrik Ibsen’s 1879 “A Doll’s House,” in one of the most famous scenes in dramatic literature, the heroine, Nora Helmer, abandons her family and, literally, slams the door on her past life. What would happen if, several years later, Nora returned? That’s the premise of Lucas Hnath’s new play, starring Laurie Metcalf, Chris Cooper, Jayne Houdyshell and Condola Rashad.
Schedule: Tu & Th 7 pm, W, F-Sa 8 pm, W & Sa 2 pm, Su 3 pm
(Previews begin July 11, 2017, opens Aug. 2, 2017, closes Aug. 20, 2017)
If life were preordained, and you had the ability to know in advance what was going to happen to you, good as well as ill, but had no power to change anything, would you still choose to carry on with your life? Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Bruce Norris poses the question in his new comedy about making the most of the hand that is dealt you.
Schedule: Tu-F 7 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm, Su 2 & 7 pm
Brooklynite Tony Muia takes visitors from Brooklyn Heights to Bensonhurst on four-and-a-half-hour quests to sample the best pizza that the borough has to offer. Mon, Fri-Sun at 11 a.m. $80 adults, $70 children under 12. Other tours include the Brooklyn Neighborhood Tour. Sat at 10:30 a.m.. $75 adults, $65 children under 12. Tours leave from Manhattan.