Activities

"The Cooping Theory: Who Killed Edgar Allan Poe?"

(Oct. 11-31) Up to 30 guests nightly can be immersed in a Halloween-themed mystery production in which members of a fictional Poe society attempt to solve the mystery of the author's death. Light fare and craft cocktails are served throughout the experience.

1984

(Closes Oct. 8, 2017)

(1 hr 41 mins, no intermission)

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.

N.B.: This intense production contains scenes of graphic violence. Therefore, an Age Restriction Policy is in effect: Audience members must be 13 years or older to enter the theater.

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

Beginning June 27: M-Th 7 pm, F & Sa 5 & 9 pm

20th Century Blues

(Previews begin Nov. 12, 2017, opens Nov. 26, 2017, closes Jan. 28, 2018)

Four women meet once a year for a photo shoot. As they chronicle their changing and aging lives, the private photos may end up going public. How the women deal with the situation is the crux of the new play by Susan Miller.

Schedule: Tu-F 7:30 pm, Sa 8 pm, W, Sa & Su 2 pm

Tickets: $79-$99

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).

92nd Street Y

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.

A Bronx Tale

(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

Tickets: $45-$162

A Christmas Carol

(Nov. 30, 2017-Dec. 27, 2017)

(1 hr)

One hundred and fifty years ago, Charles Dickens arrived in New York for a month of performances of his holiday classic, “A Christmas Carol.” For the fifth year in a row, actor John Kevin Jones recreates those performances in the festively decorated Greek Revival parlor of the Merchant’s House Museum. 

Schedule: W 5 & 7 pm, Th-Sa 7 pm, Su 6 pm (Dec. 24 at 4 & 6:30 pm, Dec. 26 at 5 & 7 pm)

Tickets: $45-$75, $25 pre-show reception with mulled wine and light fare

Seated is strictly limited to 40.

A Clockwork Orange

(Closes Dec. 2, 2017)

(1 hr 30 mins, no intermission)

Tapping into the zeitgeist, Anthony Burgess’ 1962 novel about a dystopian future—in which rebellious young thugs, called Droogs, run rampant—has been adapted for the stage by director Alexandra Spencer-Jones. A hit in London, the production has an indie-pop soundtrack and a physical performance style that suit the story’s ultra-violence and extreme sexuality.

Schedule: M, W-F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm, Su 3 & 7:30 pm

Tickets: $27-$97

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 Room in India (Une chambre en Inde)

(Dec. 5-20, 2017)

(3 hrs 35 mins)

Théâtre du Soleil, under the direction of Ariane Mnouchkine, presents the North American premiere of its new work about a touring French theater company stranded in India without a director following a terrorist attack in Paris.

Schedule: Tu-Sa 7 pm (additional performance Dec. 18 at 7 pm, time change: Dec. 7 at 2 pm)

Tickets: $45-$150

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