Activities

Ground Zero Tour

Two-hour walking tours offer a chance to gain a deeper understanding of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Guides point out obscure, yet beautiful, memorials and share stories of heroism. The reflective stroll, which includes skip-the-line access to the National September 11 Memorial Museum, is both humbling and fascinating. Daily tours start at 9:30 am, 10:30 am and 2 pm. $69 adults, $59 children. 

Hamilton

(2 hrs 45 mins)

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Tony Award winner for “In the Heights” several seasons ago, has written the book, music and lyrics for the new musical about political mastermind Alexander Hamilton. Expect the unexpected when America's past is told through the sounds of today.

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

Tickets: $57-$167

Awards: Critically acclaimed when it premiered Off-Broadway early in 2015, the musical arrived on Broadway with a cache of prizes, including

Best Musical (New York Drama Critics Circle)

Harlem Gospel Walking Tour

Visitors begin this four-hour tour with a performance of the Harlem Baptist Gospel Choir inside one of Harlem’s most renowned churches. $39 per person. Sun 9:15 a.m.

Harlem is Home Tours

Led by neighborhood residents, this one-and-a-half-hour tour gives visitors a close-up look at historic landmarks and hidden cultural and architectural treasures. Tours may be customized to include lunch or dinner stops featuring soul food, Mexican or West Indian cuisines. 212.658.9160.

Harlem Renaissance Walking Tour

Speakeasies, jazz clubs, elegant neighborhoods, churches and residences associated with 1920s Harlem are among the sights visitors see and experience on this two-hour walking tour. $25 per person. For meeting points and times, call 212.280.7888.

Harlem Spirituals Gospel and Jazz Tours

Visitors experience informative sightseeing tours that showcase Harlem’s rich cultural diversity and world-famous sites and attractions centered around gospel and jazz music. Some tours include brunch or lunch. Dates/times vary. $55-$135.

Harlem, Your Way! Tours Unlimited, Inc.

Visitors explore Harlem’s sights and sounds—including the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine and Apollo Theater—by bus or foot. Reservations required.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

(Previews began March 16, 2018, opened April 22, 2018)

(Part One, 2 hrs 40 mins; Part Two, 2 hrs 35 mins)

Harry Potter is all grown-up in this eighth story in the Harry Potter series, the first to be presented onstage. Harry is now married, the father of three school-age children and an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic. Life has never been easy for Harry as he continues to struggle with his past. His youngest son, too, faces difficulties as he bears the burden of a formidable family legacy not of his choosing. Together, father and son face their demons.

Harvey Fierstein’s Torch Song

(Previews began Oct. 9, 2018, opened Nov. 1, 2018, tickets on sale thru Feb. 24, 2018)

(2 hrs 30 mins)

Michael Urie stars as Arnold Beckoff, a young gay man in New York City who wants to find happiness with a husband and a child. When his overbearing Jewish mother, played by Mercedes Ruehl, comes to visit, he realizes something else is missing in his life: respect. Harvey Fierstein’s comedy drama was first produced in 1982 on Broadway, where it won the Tony Award for Best Play.

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

Head Over Heels

(Previews began June 23, 2018, opened July 26, 2018)

(2 hrs 10 mins)

Scandal, sexual awakening, mistaken identities, jealous lovers and self-discovery: Nothing is what it seems when posh meets punk in the new musical romp that rocks to hit songs from The Go-Go’s songbook. “We Got the Beat,” “Get Up and Go,” “Vacation,” “Our Lips Are Sealed” and “Lust to Love,” among others, help tell the story of an Elizabethan royal family out to save its kingdom (and its beat) from a prophecy of doom. As the song says, “Heaven is a Place on Earth.”

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