Activities

To Kill a Mockingbird

(Previews begin Nov. 1, 2018, opens Dec. 13, 2018)

Aaron Sorkin has adapted Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel for the stage. Jeff Daniels stars as Atticus Finch.

Schedule: M-Tu, Th-F 8 pm, W 1 & 7 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm (No performances Nov. 3 at 2 pm, Nov. 6 & 15 at 8 pm)

Thanksgiving Week, Nov. 19-24, 2018: M-W 8 pm, F & Sa 2 & 8 pm

Tickets: $29-$139

Tootsie

(Previews begin March 29, 2019, opens April 23, 2019)

Michael Dorsey is a talented actor, but difficult to work with and impossible to employ. When he changes his name and dresses up as Dorothy Michaels, he lands a dream role and is ready to fall in  love. The new musical comedy, based on the 1982 movie of the same name, features music and lyrics by David Yazbek, 2018 Tony Award-winning composer of “The Band’s Visit.”

Schedule: TBA

Tickets: TBA

Tourist App

Dubbing themselves the “Uber of the tour guide business,” this new app allows visitors (and New Yorkers) to find a professional tour guide in minutes, in virtually any part of the city. You can custom-build a tour with the tour guide and arrange the meeting place—no advance booking required. See sights, attractions, specific neighborhoods and more, on your timetable and according to your interests. For more information, download the app or visit the website.

Tours of the City

Urban historian Justin Ferate leads walking, bus and train tours to neighborhoods, points of interests, historic homes, cemeteries and more in NYC’s five boroughs. For public and private group tour information, call 212.223.2777.

Trainspotting

(Previews began July 5, 2018, opened July 15, 2018, tickets on sale thru Oct. 20, 2018)

(1 hr 15 mins, no intermission)

Based on the 1993 novel by Irvine Welsh and Danny Boyle’s Oscar-nominated 1996 film, Harry Gibson’s immersive stage adaptation (the audience is part of the show, which is set in a crack house) recounts in graphic detail the heroin scene in Edinburgh, Scotland, in the late-1980s. Because of nudity, strong language, violence, drug use and scenes of a sexual nature, “Trainspotting” is for audiences 16+.

Trapeze School New York

The two trapeze school locations offer a number of classes for beginner and advanced fliers include flying trapeze, silks, static trapeze, trampoline, lyra, balancing and acrobatics and Spanish web. Online advanced registration is required, and new students pay a $22 fee on top of class price. Outdoor Lower Manhattan facility open May-Oct.

Two Percent Gallery Tours

Small, 90-minute private tours, in groups of three or fewer, introduce visitors and locals alike to the NYC art gallery scene in West Chelsea, visiting five exhibitions. Tours depart Tues-Sat at 10 a.m. For prices and reservations, visit www.thetwopercent.com.

Uncle Sam's New York Tours

Cultural walking and private luxury tours, including pub crawls, nightlife excursions, shopping and Broadway tours are lead by expert guides, offering historical information and fun ways to get to know New York City. Times/prices/departure points vary. 212.888.8769.

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

The free 90-minute walking tour explores the colorful history of New York’s “village green.” Every Sat 2 p.m. Reservations required for groups. Tours meet at the Abraham Lincoln Statue,

United Nations

One-hour tours of the UN's international headquarters' building and grounds, including the renovated General Assembly Hall and the Security Council Chamber (meetings permitting), are conducted in one of 12 languages. The newly renovated Visitors Centre features a bookstore, a gift shop, a café and a post office, where postcards can be mailed with UN stamps. Tours: Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm. $22 adults, $15 seniors (60+)/students, $13 children 5-12. Children under 5 not admitted.

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