Entertainment

AMC Loews Lincoln Square 13

The Upper West Side multiplex, including an IMAX 3-D theater, offers, among other amenities, reserved seating. Seats can be selected and reserved in advance online, via a moble app, at an automated box-office machine or at the box office itself. Times/prices vary. The complex is wheelchair accessible. Listening devices, descriptive video devices and closed-captioning devices are all available here.

American Son

(Previews began Oct. 6, 2018, opened Nov. 4, 2018, tickets on sale thru Jan. 27, 2019)

(1 hr 20 mins, no intermission)

The teenage son of an African-American mother and a white father has gone missing in the new drama by Christopher Demos-Brown. As the estranged couple seek help and answers from a seasoned cop and his rookie associate in a Florida police station in the middle of the night, tensions flare. Will their worst fears be realized? Kerry Washington and Steven Pasquale star.

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

American Songbook in The Appel Room

(Jan. 30-March 4, 2019)

Celebrating the diversity of American popular song, Lincoln Center’s acclaimed series returns for its 20th season. 

Jan. 30: Tony Yazbeck

Jan. 31: Rostam

Feb. 1: Jose Llana

Feb. 2: Rachael & Vilray

Feb. 13: Nancy and Beth, starring Megan Mullally and Stephanie Hunt

Feb. 14: St. Vincent

Feb. 15: Jenifer Lewis

Feb. 16: Desmond Child

Anastasia

(Tickets on sale thru June 2, 2019)

(2 hrs 25 mins)

A mysterious young woman in 1920s Paris seeks her family and identity. Is she a refugee from the Russian Revolution and the sole surviving daughter of the slain czar? Or is she an imposter? Tony Award winners Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens (music and lyrics) and Terrence McNally (book) have crafted the musical, inspired by two Twentieth Century Fox movies: the 1956 live-action feature, which earned Ingrid Bergman an Oscar as Best Actress, and the 1997 animated feature.

Angelika Film Center

Originally opened in 1989, this multiscreen arthouse in SoHo shows foreign and independent films, as well as major studio films in limited release. State-of-the-art amenities include 2K and 4K digital projection, Dolby digital 3-D, and Dolby Surround 5.1 and 7.1. A cafe in the lobby is open to filmgoers as well as the general public (no ticket required for entry). The menu goes beyond popcorn, candy and nachos, offering gourmet coffees and teas, vegan salads and sandwiches, brownies and cupcakes. Times/prices vary.

Anthology Film Archives

Skip the latest blockbusters and catch up on avant-garde and experimental cinema at this East Village center for film study and preservation. Throughout the year, Anthology screens its Essential Cinema collection as well as retrospectives, series and special events such as themed movie marathon celebrations of artists’ works. Tickets are available at the box office on the day of the show. 

Apollo Theater

The historic Harlem venue has launched a myriad of legendary performers, including James Brown, Ella Fitzgerald and Michael Jackson.

Every W at 7:30 pm: Amateur Night talent competition.

Apologia

(Previews began Sept. 27, 2018, opened Oct. 16, 2018, closes Dec. 16, 2018)

Stockard Channing stars as a renowned art historian, whose tell-all memoir about her past as a 1960s radical activist and political protester fails to mention her two sons. Neglected in print, as they were when they were when growing up, her sons harbor deep-seated resentments which flare up when they gather to celebrate their mother’s birthday. Alexi Kaye Campbell’s family drama, a hit in London, makes its New York debut.

Schedule: Tu-Sa 7:30 pm, W & Sa 2 pm, Su 3 pm

Tickets: $79-$89

Arlene’s Grocery

Several bands, running the gamut from hard rock to indie, old-school to alt and country to punk, perform nightly at this Lower East Side music club and dive bar, housed in a former grocery and butcher shop.

Every M at 10 pm: Live-band rock ’n’ roll karaoke

Arthur's Tavern

This nightclub and piano bar hosts live jazz, blues, Dixieland and R&B every night of the week, in the same tavern space since 1937.

Hours: Tu-Sa 7 pm-3 am, Su & M 8 pm-3 am

Admission: No cover, two-drink minimum per set. Cash only.

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