Entertainment

Metropolitan Opera

The Met’s 2018-2019 season opens on Sept. 24, 2018, with the company’s first new production of Camille Saint-Saëns’ “Samson et Dalila” in 20 years.

Other new productions this season are Nico Muhly’s “Marnie,” with a libretto by Nicholas Wright and direction by Michael Mayer; Giuseppe Verdi’s “La Traviata,” also staged by Michael Mayer; and Francesco Cilea’s “Adriana Lecouvreur,” with soprano Anna Netrebko in the title role.

Three complete cycles of Richard Wagner’s “Ring” return for the first time in six years.

Mezzrow

Named for Milton “Mezz” Mezzrow (1899-1972), the American jazz clarinetist and proponent of New Orleans jazz, the intimate club in Greenwich Village is actually a jazz piano room and lounge.

Sets: Nightly 9 pm-midnight

Cover charge: $20

Happy hour music set: Nightly 7:30-8:45 pm, no music charge.

Mickey: The True Original Exhibition

(Nov. 8, 2018-Feb. 10, 2019)

The 16,000-square-foot interactive pop-up art exhibit pays tribute to the beloved Walt Disney cartoon character, Mickey Mouse, on his 90th anniversary. From Mickey’s beginnings in “Steamboat Willie” to his iconic status today, the multimedia exhibition explores Mickey’s enduring influence on art and his permanent place in pop culture. Historic and archival materials as well as contemporary works by leading artists, including Kenny Scharf, are on display. Gift shop on the premises.

Hours: Tu-Su 10 am-8 pm

Monday Night Magic

Experienced magicians perform sleight of hand and other complex handiwork in a different show every week. Audience participation. Family-friendly.

Schedule: M 8 pm

Tickets: $37.50-$79.50

Mother of the Maid

(Previews begin Sept. 25, 2018, opens Oct. 17, 2018, closes Dec. 23, 2018)

(2 hrs 10 mins)

Joan of Arc’s mother—a down-to-earth, hard-working and God-fearing peasant—takes center stage as she copes with the extraordinary journey her odd, but exceptional daughter takes. What does it mean to be the parent of a gifted child, and what are the challenges and consequences? The new play by Jane Anderson stars three-time Tony Award winner Glenn Close. 

Schedule: Tu-F 7 pm, Sa & Su 1 & 7 pm

Tickets start at $95

Murdered by the Mob

(2 hrs 30 mins)

Wise guys, goodfellas, Mafia princesses and audiences mix and mingle when they gather to meet the new Don in the interactive comedy murder mystery now in its 25th year. Bullets fly during the evening’s festivities, which include a three-course sit-down dinner and dancing.

Schedule: Select F 7:30 pm and Sa 7 pm (can vary)

Tickets: $99-$129 (includes show, dinner and dancing)

Music Hall of Williamsburg

This tri-level live music venue has three full bars, holds up to 550 guests and hosts indie rock bands regularly. Dates/times vary.

My Fair Lady

(Previews began March 15, 2018, opened April 19, 2018)

(2 hrs 55 mins)

Network

(Previews begin Nov. 10, 2018, opens Dec. 6, 2018)

(2 hrs, no intermission)

Bryan Cranston returns to Broadway as Howard Beale, a TV news anchor whose on-air rants draw big ratings and off-air controversies. In a media world dominated by opinion not fact, Beale becomes a populist prophet, whom some believe must be stopped. Mad as hell, he’s not going to take it anymore. Ivo van Hove directs the National Theatre production of Lee Hall’s play, adapted from Paddy Chayefsky’s 1976 Academy Award-winning screenplay. Tatiana Maslany co-stars as Diana Christensen.

New Victory Theater

New York’s oldest active theater presents family entertainment appropriate for children ages 4 and up.

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