Activities

The Book of Mormon

(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, opens Dec. 3, 2018)

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-F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm

Beginning Nov. 20, 2018: Tu-Sa 8 pm, W & Sa 2 pm, Su 3 pm

Beginning Dec. 4, 2018: Tu & Th 7 pm, W, F-Sa 8 pm, W & Sa 2 pm, Su 3 pm

The Dead, 1904

(Previews begin Nov. 17, 2018, opens Nov. 29, 2018, closes Jan. 13, 2019)

(2 hrs, no intermission)

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Paul Muldoon and novelist Jean Hanff Korelitz have adapted James Joyce’s short story, “The Dead,” into an immersive theatrical experience, which takes place in a ca. 1900 Upper East Side town house. During a holiday party in Dublin, guests sing, dance, eat and drink, while Gabriel Conroy (Rufus Collins) and his wife, Gretta (Melissa Gilbert), contemplate their life and ultimately death. 

The Ferryman

(Previews began Oct. 2, 2018, opened Oct. 21, 2018, tickets on sale thru Feb. 17, 2019)

(3 hrs 15 mins)

A hit in London’s West End, Jez Butterworth’s comedy drama, which won the 2017 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.

Nov. 30-Dec. 2: “Titanique: A Musical Parody in Concert”

Dec. 8: Frances Ruffelle: “Live(s) in New York”

Dec. 13 & 19: Joshua Hinck & Aili Venho: “White Elephant: A Holiday Cabaret”

Dec. 14 (early show): Spencer Day

The Hard Problem

(Previews began Oct. 25, 2018, opens Nov. 19, 2018, tickets on sale thru Jan. 6, 2019)

(1 hr 45 mins, no intermission)

In the new play by Tom Stoppard, a young psychology researcher faces a hard problem at work and in her private life. If there is nothing but matter, what is consciousness?

Schedule: Tu-Sa 8 pm, W & Sa 2 pm, Su 3 pm (No performances Oct. 27 at 2 pm, Nov. 22; additional performance Nov. 23 at 2 pm)

Tickets: $82-$92

The Imbible: A Spirited History of Drinking

(1 hr 45 mins)

Audiences (21+) drink their way through the 10,000-year history—and science—of alcoholic beverages, tutored by a knowledgeable bartender, who is also an engaging storyteller and amusing entertainer. Music accompanies the imbibing and revelry.

Schedule: M, Th-F 8 pm, Sa 5 & 8 pm

Tickets: $85 (includes three cocktails)

The Lehman Trilogy

(Previews begin March 22-26, 2019, performances March 27-April 20, 2019)

(3 hrs 20 mins)

The epic play in three parts by Stefano Massini, adapted by Ben Power, tells the story of three immigrant brothers—Henry, Emmanuel and Meyer Lehman—from their arrival in New York City in 1844 to the 2008 collapse of the financial firm bearing their name. The North American premiere stars the original cast from Britain’s National Theatre production—Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley and Ben Miles—and is once again directed by Sam Mendes. 

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