(Nov. 2-13, 2018)
Existential ennui meets slapstick comedy in Ireland’s Druid theater company’s internationally acclaimed production of Samuel Beckett’s play, a highlight of Lincoln Center’s White Light Festival.
Schedule: Nov. 2 at 7;30 pm, Nov. 3-4 at 2 & 7:30 pm, Nov. 5-6, 8-9 at 7:30 pm, Nov. 10 at 2 & 7:30 pm, Nov. 11 at 2 pm, Nov. 12-13 at 7:30 pm
Native New Yorker Bob Gelber leads customized walking tours— including a Green Tour of Battery Park City, a historic stroll through the Lower East Side and a two-hour exploration of Central Park—for first-time visitors and seasoned travelers. For private, group or customized tours, call 212.349.7916.
(Oct. 16-Nov. 18, 2018)
Lincoln Center presents an international, multidisciplinary series of performances focusing on the power of art to illumine our individual and communal lives. Artist talks, late-night shows and post-performance lounges supplement the festival. Highlights:
Oct. 16-18, 2018, at the Rose Theater: “Sutra,” the Sadler’s Wells production of choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui’s dance work, an East-West collaboration with warrior monks from China’s Shaolin Temple.
Oct. 18, 2018, at Alice Tully Hall: Takács Quartet
(2 hrs 45 mins)
Based on the book by Gregory Maguire, this hit musical—a prequel to “The Wizard of Oz”—imagines Oz as a land of strife, where a young, green-hued girl named Elphaba is branded the Wicked Witch of the West.
Schedule: Tu-Th 7 pm, F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm, Su 2 & 7 pm
Forager Steve Brill shows the wild side of Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens, as well as other locations in the tri-state area, by getting hands-on with the city and its outlying area’s edible and exotic plant life. Suggestion donation $20 adults, $10 children. For dates, meeting points and reservations, 914.835.2153, or visit the website.