Activities

Taste of Times Square

(June 3, 2019)

Visitors can sample signature dishes from dozens of restaurants in the Theater District neighborhood and watch local entertainment at this outdoor festival.

Time: 5-9 pm, rain or shine

Admission: Free. “Taste” tickets cost $1 each, which can then be redeemed for dishes, which range from $1 to $6 at each restaurant booth. 

Tastes of Chinatown Tour

Discover Chinese culture and taste culinary specialties, including Cantonese barbecue with roasted duck and pork and hearty Pekingese dumplings, on this three-hour food tour. Mon, Wed 2:45 p.m. $69. Tours leave from Chinatown Information Pavilion,

Tasting Tour of Little India

Chef and instructor Jennifer Clair takes tourists around Jackson Heights, Queens, to sample and taste Indian cuisine while visiting street vendors, restaurants, grocery stores and sweetshops. Sat, Oct. 1, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. $70.

That Physics Show

(1 hr 30 mins)

Physics makes the world go ’round, and instructor David Maiullo finds the fun and magic in the science in his family-friendly, one-man show. Included are segments on momentum, friction, energy, sound waves, temperature and more.

Schedule: Sa & Su noon & 3 pm

Tickets: $59

The Book of Mormon

(Previews began Feb. 24, 2011, opened March 4, 2011)

(2 hrs 30 mins)

Two Mormon boys are on a mission in an irreverent musical comedy that only Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the creators of Comedy Central’s “South Park,” could dream up.

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

Tickets: $99-$175

The Chabad House

Centers serving as community platforms for those interested in Torah classes, synagogue services, assistance with Jewish education and practice, and general guidance regarding Jewish traditions, holidays, festivals, values and entertainment. Visit the Chabad House website for a directory of all 24 Manhattan locations, as well as locations in the outer boroughs and New Jersey.

The Cher Show

(Previews began Nov. 1, 2018, opened Dec. 3, 2018, tickets on sale thru Oct. 13, 2019)

(2 hrs 30 mins)

Whether on TV, in the movies, on records or on the concert stage, no one has dominated the entertainment industry or pop culture like Cher. Using 35 of Cher’s greatest hits, the book by Rick Elice (“Jersey Boys”) follows the Oscar, Grammy and Emmy winner’s career and personal life, from kid starting out to glamorous pop star to icon.

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

Tickets: $59-$169, $199-$299 (premium)

The Ferryman

(Previews began Oct. 2, 2018, opened Oct. 21, 2018, tickets on sale thru July 7, 2019)

(3 hrs 15 mins)

A hit in London’s West End, Jez Butterworth’s comedy drama, which won the 2018 Olivier Award for Best New Play, is set in rural Northern Ireland in 1981 at harvest time. But there is no escaping the past or the Troubles between the IRA and the Protestatnt Unionists. A man’s body, missing for 10 years and newly found in a peat bog with a bullet hole in its head, sets the Carney family tragedy in motion. Sam Mendes directs.

The Gothamologist

Participants share their own New York story or hear urban legends on these four-hour, personalized tours. Dates/times/prices vary.

The Green Room 42

The 120-seat, purple-hued music club features a 21-foot stage, grand piano and a cool lineup of singer/songwriters performing Broadway classics, contemporary and original material. Small plates and cocktails served.

April 17: Steven Brinberg is “Simply Streisand”

April 19-20: Magician Matt Roberts

April 26: Spencer Day

April 28: Eva Noblezada

May 4: Frances Ruffelle

May 6: Eva Noblezada

May 11: Milly Shapiro

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