Activities

Immigrant Soles: A Neighborhood Walking Tour

Ninety-minute tours focus on the daily experiences and challenges of the Lower East Side’s early immigrant residents. Dates/times vary. $20 adults, $15 seniors/students.

Ink

(Previews begin April 2, 2019, opens April 24, 2019, tickets on sale thru June 9, 2019)

In 1969 London, Rupert Murdoch bought The Sun, a struggling newspaper, and turned it into Fleet Street’s must-read sensation. James Graham’s play, based on real events and a success in London’s West End, tells how Murdoch did it. Repeating their acclaimed performances from the London production are Olivier Award winners Bertie Carvel as Murdoch and Jonny Lee Miller as Larry Lamb, a rogue editor.  

Schedule: Varies

Tickets: $79-$149

Inside Out Tours

Founded by native Brooklynites, this company specializes in offering both visitors and local residents a unique glimpse into Brooklyn and Manhattan, offering public and private tours on such diverse subjects as food, shopping, gospel and faith, and African-American heritage. Times/locations vary. For public tours, call 800.838.3006. For private tours, call 800.428.2152.

Jambox Entertainment Studio Tours

Tour groups get an insider’s peek into the process of developing a hit record, and can utilize the studio’s state-of-the-art equipment and leave with a recording of their own. Dates/times/prices vary.

Jazz Nights in Harlem Multimedia Walking Tour

A lifelong Harlem resident hosts this nearly six-hour tour, which chronicles the history of jazz music and musicians in this culturally rich neighborhood. After the tour, guests are treated to a soul food meal at one of Harlem’s most famous restaurants. $79 per person. Call for dates and times.

Jeffrey Tastes Food Tours

Jeffrey Orlick helps visitors appreciate the immigrant cuisines of today by leading three-hour tours of Queens, including Tastes of the World, the Roosevelt Ave. Midnight Street Food Crawl and the Queens Fiesta Crawl. For more information or reservations, call 516.428.4085.

Jim Dykes Rich and Famous Tours

Celebrity culture, history and real estate of NYC are discussed on these three-hour bus or two-mile walking tours. Bus: $59 adults, $49 children under 13. Walking: $35. Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Sun 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 212.209.3370.

Joyce Gold History Tours of New York

For over 30 years, Joyce Gold has been conducting story-filled, two-hour private and public walking tours of Grand Central Terminal, Hell’s Kitchen, Central Park, Harlem and other New York neighborhoods and sights. Dates/times vary. $20 general, $15 seniors (62+).

Joyce Theater

The respected venue, devoted exclusively to modern and contemporary dance, welcomes renowned companies from the United States and abroad. Highlights in the 2018-2019 season:

Sept. 24-Oct. 13, 2018: NY Quadrille, featuring John Jasperse Projects (Sept. 24-28), A.I.M. (Sept. 29-Oct. 1, Rashaun Mitchell + Silas Riener (Oct. 2-6), Beth Gill (Oct. 4-7) and Donna Uchizono Company (Oct. 10-13)

Oct. 17-21: Sankofa Danzafro

Oct. 23-25: Pontus Lidberg Dance

King Kong

(Previews began Oct. 5, 2018, opened Nov. 8, 2018)

(2 hrs 15 mins)

Beauty tames the beast when a maverick filmmaker, a young actress and the legendary 20-foot-tall, 2,000-pound gorilla come home to New York in the new musical, based on the 1932 novel by Merian C. Cooper.

Schedule: Tu-F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm (No performances Oct. 16 & 23; additional performances Oct. 31 & Nov. 7 at 2 pm, Nov. 5 at 8 pm)

Beginning Nov. 13, 2018: Tu & Th 7 pm, W, F-Sa 8 pm, W & Sa 2 pm, Su 3 pm

Tickets: $69-$175

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Activities