Activities

9/11 Tribute Center Walking Tour

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).

946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips

(March 16-April 9, 2017)

(2 hrs)

The D-Day landings are seen from the point of view of a young English girl and her cat in this true story of the African-American soldiers sent to a small British town to rehearse their part in the Normandy invasion. Michael Morpurgo (with Emma Rice) has adapted his novel for the stage, incorporating live music, puppetry, dance and special effects.

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

Tickets: $51-$71

A Bronx Tale

(Previews begin Nov. 3, 2016, opens Dec. 1, 2016)

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? The original doo-wop score for this new musical is by Tony and Oscar winner Alan Menken and Tony nominee Glenn Slater. Robert De Niro co-directs with Jerry Zaks.

Schedule: M-F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm. (No performance Nov. 24, additional performance Nov. 25 at 2 pm).

A Day by the Sea

(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?

A Doll’s House, Part 2

(Previews begin April 1, 2017, opens April 27, 2017, 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: Thru April 9: Tu-W, F-Sa 8 pm, W & Sa 2 pm, Su 2 & 7 pm

A Slice of Brooklyn Bus Tours

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.

Accomplice

Participants are sent on a scavenger hunt through NYC streets on this theater-centric tour. Dates/times/prices vary. 212.209.3370

Achala Inc./Banana Tours

Customized tours of New York City are led by Spanish-speaking guides. Dates/times/prices vary. 212.661.3066.

Adventures on a Shoestring

Howard Goldberg leads visitors on historic 90-minute tours of New York City. $5 per person. For dates and times, call 212.265.2663.

Afoot Walking Tour

New York’s rich history is explored on these informative excursions, which include visits to Riverside Park, Sugar Hill, Manhattanville and Central Park. Group tours can be arranged. Times vary. $15, minimum 10 people. 212.939.0994.

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