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

(Closes Oct. 8, 2017)

(1 hr 41 mins, no intermission)

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.

N.B.: This intense production contains scenes of graphic violence. Therefore, an Age Restriction Policy is in effect: Audience members must be 13 years or older to enter the theater.

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

Beginning June 27: M-Th 7 pm, F & Sa 5 & 9 pm

20th Century Blues

(Previews begin Nov. 12, 2017, opens Nov. 26, 2017, closes Jan. 28, 2018)

Four women meet once a year for a photo shoot. As they chronicle their changing and aging lives, the private photos may end up going public. How the women deal with the situation is the crux of the new play by Susan Miller.

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

Tickets: $79-$99

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 Christmas Carol

(Nov. 30, 2017-Dec. 27, 2017)

(1 hr)

One hundred and fifty years ago, Charles Dickens arrived in New York for a month of performances of his holiday classic, “A Christmas Carol.” For the fifth year in a row, actor John Kevin Jones recreates those performances in the festively decorated Greek Revival parlor of the Merchant’s House Museum. 

Schedule: W 5 & 7 pm, Th-Sa 7 pm, Su 6 pm (Dec. 24 at 4 & 6:30 pm, Dec. 26 at 5 & 7 pm)

Tickets: $45-$75, $25 pre-show reception with mulled wine and light fare

Seated is strictly limited to 40.

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 Room in India (Une chambre en Inde)

(Dec. 5-20, 2017)

(3 hrs 35 mins)

Théâtre du Soleil, under the direction of Ariane Mnouchkine, presents the North American premiere of its new work about a touring French theater company stranded in India without a director following a terrorist attack in Paris.

Schedule: Tu-Sa 7 pm (additional performance Dec. 18 at 7 pm, time change: Dec. 7 at 2 pm)

Tickets: $45-$150

After the Blast

(Previews begin Oct. 7, 2017, opens Oct. 23, 2017, closes Nov. 19, 2017)

Zoe Kazan has set her new play in a postapocalyptic world, where the environment has been destroyed and humans have sought refuge underground. In a new world order, which simulates experience and regulates fertility, will Anna and Oliver succeed in having a baby?

Schedule: M, W-Su 7:30 pm, Sa & Su 2 pm

Beginning Oct. 23: M, W-Su 7 pm, Sa & Su 2 pm

Tickets: $30

Afterglow

(Tickets on sale thru Jan. 14, 2018)

(1 hr 30 mins, no intermission)

A one-night stand with a third man turns into something more for a married gay couple in an open relationship in S. Asher Gelman’s world-premiere play, which explores love, loyalty and trust in modern times. Nudity. 18+

Schedule: M-W 7:30 pm, Th-F 8 pm, Sa 3 & 8 pm

Tickets: $69.50-$89.50

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