Entertainment

King Lear

(Previews begin Feb. 28, 2019, opens April 4, 2019, closes July 7, 2019)

Two-time Academy Award winner, two-time Emmy Award winner and Tony Award winner Glenda Jackson stars in the title role of a new production of Shakespeare’s tragedy. Co-starring are Ruth Wilson, Elizabeth Marvel and Jayne Houdyshell. Sam Gold directs.

Schedule: TBA

Tickets: TBA

Kinky Boots

(Closes April 7, 2019)

(2 hrs 20 mins)

Cyndi Lauper has written the music and lyrics and Harvey Fierstein the book for the musical about a down-on-its-heels shoe factory given a transfusion of style, thanks to a drag queen. Lauper picked up a 2013 Tony Award for her score, and the show walked off with the top prize: Best Musical of 2013. On April 3, 2016, the West End production in London added three more gongs to the show’s trophy cabinet when it picked up three Olivier Awards, including Best New Musical and Best Costume Design (Gregg Barnes).

Kiss Me, Kate

(Previews begin Feb. 14, 2019, opens March 14, 2019, closes June 2, 2019)

Audiences brush up their Shakespeare in the new Roundabout Theatre Company production of the Cole Porter musical comedy starring Tony Award winner Kelli O’Hara and Will Chase as an embattled husband-and-wife acting team appearing in “The Taming of the Shrew,” a show that not surprisingly mirrors their offstage antics. The Porter score includes such classic tunes as “Wunderbar,” “So in Love,” “Always True to You (in My Fashion)” and “Why Can’t You Behave,” among others.

Knickerbocker Bar & Grill

Top jazz musicians perform at this comfy steak house and bar, a Greenwich Village staple since 1977.

Knitting Factory

The multilevel music club features a wide-ranging mix of performances. Times/prices vary.

Landmark's Sunshine Cinema

A former Yiddish vaudeville theater, movie palace and latterly a hardware warehouse, the 1898 Lower East Side building has been converted into a destination state-of-the-art five-screen art house specializing in first-run independent and foreign films. Filmgoers are also treated to an on-site Japanese rock garden and city views from a third-floor glass annex. Times/prices vary.

Larry Flynt’s Hustler Club New York

The 10,000-square-foot gentlemen’s club, with a casual vibe, features more than 100 exotic entertainers, a brass pole on the main stage, VIP seating, private fantasy suites and a rooftop cigar lounge.

Hours: M-F 6 pm-4 am, Sa 8 pm-4 am, Su 8 pm-2 am

Cover charges vary

Late Night With Seth Meyers

Saturday Night Live vet Seth Meyers hosts the talk show, featuring an opening monologue, guest interviews, musical acts and general hilarity. Advance tickets to a live taping (typically Mon-Thurs) can be reserved online. A limited number of tickets for the monologue rehearsal are distributed on taping days at 12:30 p.m. at the NBC Experience Store (30 Rockefeller Plz.). Standby tickets to a live taping, which do not guarantee admission, are distributed at the 49th Street entrance of the NBC Experience Store on taping days at 9 a.m.

Lewiston / Clarkston

(Previews began Oct. 10, 2018, opened Oct. 25, 2018, closes Dec. 16, 2018)

(3 hrs 30 mins)

In his two plays, “Lewiston” and “Clarkston,” Samuel D. Hunter focuses on two modern-day descendants of explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, and asks the question: What is the real legacy of the great American push to the West at the beginning of the 19th century? The evening opens with “Lewiston,” followed by a communal meal-break at which guests can bring their own food or prepurchase a catered meal in the spirit of Idaho cuisine; the evening concludes with “Clarkston.”

Lincoln Center

The New York Philharmonic, New York City Ballet and the Metropolitan Opera all make their home at this grand cultural complex, where you can hear some of the greatest opera singers, see world-class theater, and become enthralled by some of the finest ballet dancers in the word. 

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