Entertainment

Terminal 5

The largest Midtown music venue to open in more than a decade welcomes a mix of musicians. Times/prices vary.

Terra Blues

This laid-back, second-floor joint hosts locally and nationally known blues acts nightly, as well as acoustic sets (solo guitar and vocals).

That Physics Show

(1 hr 30 mins)

Physics makes the world go ’round, and instructor David Maiullo finds the fun and magic in the science in his family-friendly, one-man show. Included are segments on momentum, friction, energy, sound waves, temperature and more.

Schedule: Sa & Su noon & 3 pm

Tickets: $59

The Band’s Visit

(1 hr 30 mins, no intermission)

The most honored musical of the 2016-2017 season (prizes included the New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award for Best Musical) transferred to Broadway after a limited Off-Broadway run and became the most honored musical of the 2017-2018 season, winning 10 Tony Awards, Broadway’s highest accolade.

The Bitter End

Greenwich Village’s home to rock, blues, jazz, funk, hip-hop and country since 1961. Everyone from Joan Baez to Hall & Oates to Stevie Wonder to Neil Young has performed here. Live music nightly. 

The Book of Merman

(Previews began Oct. 5, 2018, opened Oct. 21, 2018, tickets on sale thru Dec. 30, 2018)

Two Mormons ring the doorbell of legendary Broadway leading lady Ethel Merman, and the new musical comedy is off and running with original songs and several show-stopping moments associated with The Merm. For Carly Sakolove, who plays the diva, everything is definitely coming up roses.

Schedule: W 8 pm, Th7 pm, Sa 7:30 pm, Su 2 pm (No performance Nov. 22; additional performance Nov. 23 at 2 pm)

Tickets: $39.50-$89.50

The Book of Mormon

(2 hrs 30 mins)

Two Mormon boys are on a mission in an irreverent musical comedy that only Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the creators of Comedy Central’s “South Park,” could dream up.

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

Tickets: $99-$175

The Box

Formerly a sign factory in the 1920s, this intimate variety theater has a New Orleans-style decor—dramatic chandeliers and velvet balcony booths—and hosts late-night acts, from human oddity shows to avant-garde striptease. Dress to impress.

Tu-Sa: Doors open 11 pm, multiple shows from 1 am.

The Broadway Comedy Club

Top stand-up comedians from Sirius XM Radio, Comedy Central and more perform at this Times Square venue. Several shows nightly. Menu includes burgers and nachos, plus beer, wine and spirits.

The Cher Show

(Previews began Nov. 1, 2018, opens Dec. 3, 2018)

Whether on TV, in the movies, on records or on the concert stage, no one has dominated the entertainment industry or pop culture like Cher. Using 35 of Cher’s greatest hits, the book by Rick Elice (“Jersey Boys”) follows the Oscar, Grammy and Emmy winner’s career and personal life, from kid starting out to glamorous pop star to icon.

Schedule: Tu-F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm

Beginning Nov. 20, 2018: Tu-Sa 8 pm, W & Sa 2 pm, Su 3 pm

Beginning Dec. 4, 2018: Tu & Th 7 pm, W, F-Sa 8 pm, W & Sa 2 pm, Su 3 pm

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