Activities

The Play That Goes Wrong

(Closes Jan. 6, 2019)

(2 hrs)

Everything that could possibly go wrong does when the Cornley University Drama Society puts on a 1920s murder mystery. The physical comedy hit from the Mischief Theatre has been playing in London’s West End for four years and counting. 

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

Tickets: $30-$139

Winner of the 2017 Tony Award for Best Scenic Design of a Play

The Prom

(Previews begin Oct. 23, 2018, opens Nov. 15, 2018)

(2 hrs 15 mins)

A small-town Indiana high schooler wants to take her girlfriend to the prom, but can’t. When four far-from-publicity-shy Broadway bigwigs (three actors and a press agent) hear of her plight, they come to her rescue in the name of love in the new musical comedy.

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

Beginning Nov. 20, 2018: Tu & Th 7 pm, W, F-Sa 8 pm, W & Sa 2 pm, Su 3 pm

Tickets: $59-$159

The Radisson Martinique Treasure Hunt

Guests explore the history of this Midtown hotel with a self-guided treasure map and conclude the journey with a complimentary 1920 Martinique Cocktail. The package and tour also includes VIP accommodation, breakfast for two, champagne for the room and a commemorative menu, from circa 1942.

The Ride

Custom-designed, low-emission supersized diesel vehicles, featuring a 75-minute multimedia show and onboard performers, transport up to 49 guests around Midtown. Times vary. $74.

The Rink at Rockefeller Center

(Opens Oct. 8, 2018)

Outdoor ice-skating in the center of Midtown Manhattan.

Hours: Daily 8:30 am-midnight, each session lasts 90 mins

Admission: $25-$33 adults, $15 seniors/children under 11

Skate rental: $12.50

Skate lessons: Daily 9 am-6 pm, $50 per half hour

The Town Hall

“The People's Concert Hall” boasts an eclectic lineup of performers. Highlights:

Aug. 28: Konstantin Raikin: “Heaven Above the Chaos”

Sept. 5: “RuPaul’s Drag Race: Werq the World”

Sept. 11: Josh Fox: “The Truth Has Changed”

Sept. 17: Reese Witherspoon: “Whiskey in a Teacup Tour”

Sept. 24: Byrds Co-founders Roger McGuinn and Chris Hillman

Sept. 29: Adir Miller

The True

(Previews began Sept. 4, 2018, opens Sept. 20, 2018, closes Oct. 28, 2018)

The New Group’s world-premiere production of Sharr White’s play stars Edie Falco as Polly Noonan, a female powerbroker in the male-dominated patronage politics of 1977. Politics is always personal for this longtime defender of Albany’s Democratic Party machine, especially now that her hero, the city’s “mayor for life” (Michael McKean), faces the biggest primary challenge of his career.

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

Tickets start at $75

The Village Alliance's Free Greenwich Village Walks

During the hour and a half walking tour, experienced guides show visitors the hidden ins and outs of the iconic village such as Andy Warhol’s hangout spot and Jimi Hendrix’s recording studio. Every Sat 11:30 a.m. Tours meet at 133 Second Ave., at St. Mark’s Pl. Map 1, J7

The Wall Street Experience

Former Wall Street executives lead walking tours through the Financial District. Times/prices vary. 212.608.0130.

The Waverly Gallery

(Previews begin Sept. 25, 2018, opens Oct. 25, 2018, tickets on sale thru Jan. 27, 2019)

Gladys is a feisty social activist, old-school liberal and longtime art gallery owner in Greenwich Village, whose grip on her independence loosens as she succumbs to Alzheimer’s disease. Elaine May, Joan Allen, Lucas Hedges and Michael Cera star in Kenneth Lonergan’s memory play about a family in crisis. 

Schedule: M-F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm

Beginning Oct. 9, 2018: Tu-Sa 8 pm, W & Sa 2 pm, Su 3 pm

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Activities