Waiting for Godot

(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

Tickets: $35-$125

Walk This Way—Harlem Hip-Hop Walking Tour

Guests can learn about rap, hip-hop and the diversity of the neighborhood on this guided, two-hour tour. For times, prices and meeting points, call 888.880.9108.

Walkin' NY

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.

Walks of New York

This group offers immersive walking explorations of New York City for history and architecture buffs, along with activity-driven excursions, such as photography and dining tours. Price/dates/times/departure points vary.

Watson Adventures Scavenger Hunts

These scavenger hunts are staged in some of the city’s top attractions, such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Grand Central Terminal.

White Light Festival

(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

Tickets: $82-$157

Woolworth Bulding Lobby Tours

Guided tours of what was once the tallest building in the world allow visitors to learn about the history and architecture of this spectacular space. Tours range from 30-90 minutes. Dates/times vary. $15-$45 per person.

“Wildman” Steve Brills Nature Tours

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.


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