Entertainment

(Le) Poisson Rouge

Founded by a group of musicians and located in the former Village Gate space, the venue boasts film, jazz, classical music, dance parties, art exhibits and more.

Every F: I Love the ’90s Show, a party with The Fresh Kids of Bel-Air.

Every Sa: Back to the Eighties dance party and show with Jessie’s Girl.

Times/prices vary

1984

(Previews begin May 18, 2017, opens June 22, 2017, closes Oct. 8, 2017)

Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan’s adaptation of George Orwell’s novel about a dystopian future and a totalitarian regime arrives on Broadway following successful engagements in the United Kingdom.

Schedule: May 17-21: Th-Sa 8 pm, Su 2 pm

May 22-28: Tu-F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm

May 29-June 4: Tu-Sa 8 pm, W & Sa 2 pm, Su 3 pm

June 26-July 2: Tu-Th 7 pm, F & Sa 5 & 9 pm, Su 7 pm

July 3-9: M & Th 7 pm, W 2 & 8 pm, F & Sa 5 & 9 pm

55 Bar

Fast approaching its 100th birthday (it was established in 1919), this dive bar by day and club by night swings to live jazz and blues.

Sets: M-Th 7 & 10 pm, F & Sa 6 & 10 pm, Su 6 & 9:30 pm

A Bronx Tale

(2 hrs 10 mins)

In the 1960s Bronx, a gangster takes a young boy under his wing and introduces him to the mob life, much to the disapproval of his loving, hard-working father. As the boy grows into a man, which family and code of honor will he chose? Chazz Palminteri has written the book for the new musical, while the original doo-wop score is by Tony and Oscar winner Alan Menken and Tony nominee Glenn Slater. Robert De Niro co-directs with Jerry Zaks.

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

Tickets: $45-$162

A Day by the Sea

(Closes Oct. 30, 2016)

(2 hrs 30 mins)

The Mint Theater Company revives N.C. Hunter’s play about a midlife crisis. While picnicking at the seaside in postwar England, a member of the Foreign Service realizes that his once-promising career is a professional disappointment. Is it too late for him to start afresh?

A Doll’s House, Part 2

(Previews begin March 30, 2017, opens April 27, 2017, closes July 23, 2017)

(1 hr 30 mins, no intermission)

At the end of Henrik Ibsen’s 1879 “A Doll’s House,” in one of the most famous scenes in dramatic literature, the heroine, Nora Helmer, abandons her family and, literally, slams the door on her past life. What would happen if, several years later, Nora returned? That’s the premise of Lucas Hnath’s new play, starring Laurie Metcalf, Chris Cooper, Jayne Houdyshell and Condola Rashad.

Schedule: Thru April 9: Tu-W, F-Sa 8 pm, W & Sa 2 pm, Su 2 & 7 pm

Aladdin

(2 hrs 20 mins)

Disney Theatrical Productions’ musical comedy is an exotic magic carpet ride, filled with romance, special effects and the Academy Award-winning songs from the 1992 animated feature.

Schedule: Tu-Th 7 pm, F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm, Su 1 & 6:30 pm

Tickets: $57.50-$167.50

Alton Brown Live: Eat Your Science

(Nov. 22-27, 2016) How appropriate that TV personality and cookbook author Alton Brown should be making his Broadway debut during Thanksgiving week. Brown’s culinary and audience-participation variety show features what he calls a “cornucopia” of new songs, new comedy, new puppets and, of course, food demonstrations galore. Brown, who is known for his various series, including “Good Eats,” which is shown on the Cooking Channel and Netflix, explores the science behind the recipe.

Nov. 22 & 23 at 8 pm

Nov. 25 & 26 at 2 & 8 pm

Nov. 27 at 1 & 5:30 pm

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

(June 14-18, 2017)

The world-renowned dance troupe is in residence for a seven-performance season, including the work of seven choreographers.

Schedule: W 7:30 pm, Th 7 pm, F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm, Su 3 & 7:30 pm

Tickets: $25-$150

AMC Empire 25

Located in Times Square, this mammoth movie theater shows blockbusters and independent films on 25 screens. Features include stadium seating and digital projection in all auditoriums. Times/prices vary.

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