Entertainment

The Cutting Room

The nightclub, co-owned by actor Chris Noth (“Sex and the City,” “Law & Order”), is known for its mix of live acts, from music and comedy to burlesque. The guitar is central to the club’s aesthetic: Witness the sinuous guitar-shaped bar.

The Dead, 1904

(Previews begin Nov. 17, 2018, opens Nov. 29, 2018, closes Jan. 13, 2019)

(2 hrs, no intermission)

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Paul Muldoon and novelist Jean Hanff Korelitz have adapted James Joyce’s short story, “The Dead,” into an immersive theatrical experience, which takes place in a ca. 1900 Upper East Side town house. During a holiday party in Dublin, guests sing, dance, eat and drink, while Gabriel Conroy (Rufus Collins) and his wife, Gretta (Melissa Gilbert), contemplate their life and ultimately death. 

The Dr. Oz Show

Dr. Mehmet Oz—surgeon, author and TV personality—addresses a wide range of health issues and offers advice. Advance tickets to live tapings are available online. Same-day standby tickets are available Tues, Wed and Fri at 8:50 a.m. and 1:50 p.m. on taping days; however, seating is not guaranteed. Free.

The Duplex

This buzzing piano bar hosts open mic nights every night of the week, plus popular cabaret and musical theater performances.

Nightly 4 pm-4 am

Cabaret cover charges vary

The Ferryman

(Previews began Oct. 2, 2018, opened Oct. 21, 2018, tickets on sale thru July 7, 2019)

(3 hrs 15 mins)

A hit in London’s West End, Jez Butterworth’s comedy drama, which won the 2017 Olivier Award for Best New Play, is set in rural Northern Ireland in 1981 at harvest time. But there is no escaping the past or the Troubles between the IRA and the Protestatnt Unionists. A man’s body, missing for 10 years and newly found in a peat bog with a bullet hole in its head, sets the Carney family tragedy in motion. Sam Mendes directs.

The Gazillion Bubble Show

(60+ mins, no intermission)

Masterful bubble tricks are performed by Fan, Deni, Ana, Jano and Melody Yang in this family-friendly, interactive show, which entered its 11th year Off-Broadway on Feb. 15, 2017.

Schedule: F 7 pm, Sa 11 am, 2 & 4:30 pm, Su noon & 3 pm (Additional performances Nov. 22 at 11 am, 2 & 7 pm, Nov. 24 at 11 am & 2 pm)

Tickets: $55-$75

The Green Room 42

The 120-seat, purple-hued music club features a 21-foot stage, grand piano and a cool lineup of singer/songwriters performing Broadway classics, contemporary and original material. Small plates and cocktails served.

Nov. 30-Dec. 2: “Titanique: A Musical Parody in Concert”

Dec. 8: Frances Ruffelle: “Live(s) in New York”

Dec. 13 & 19: Joshua Hinck & Aili Venho: “White Elephant: A Holiday Cabaret”

Dec. 14 (early show): Spencer Day

The Hard Problem

(Previews began Oct. 25, 2018, opens Nov. 19, 2018, tickets on sale thru Jan. 6, 2019)

(1 hr 45 mins, no intermission)

In the new play by Tom Stoppard, a young psychology researcher faces a hard problem at work and in her private life. If there is nothing but matter, what is consciousness?

Schedule: Tu-Sa 8 pm, W & Sa 2 pm, Su 3 pm (No performances Oct. 27 at 2 pm, Nov. 22; additional performance Nov. 23 at 2 pm)

Tickets: $82-$92

The Illusionists: Magic of the Holidays

(Nov. 23-Dec. 30, 2018)

(2 hrs; 1 hr 30 mins family matinees)

International magicians conjure up illusions, close-up magic, mentalism, daring escapes and more in the family-friendly show, also featuring Light Balance, a high-tech neon and LED dance group from the Ukraine.

Nov. 23-25, 2018: F 3 & 8 pm, Sa 1 pm (family matinee), 3 & 8 pm, Su 1 & 6:30 pm

Beginning Nov. 26, 2018: Tu & Th 7 pm, F 8 pm, Sa 11 am (family matinee) 3 & 8 pm, Su 11 am (family matinee) & 3 pm

The Imbible: A Spirited History of Drinking

(1 hr 45 mins)

Audiences (21+) drink their way through the 10,000-year history—and science—of alcoholic beverages, tutored by a knowledgeable bartender, who is also an engaging storyteller and amusing entertainer. Music accompanies the imbibing and revelry.

Schedule: M, Th-F 8 pm, Sa 5 & 8 pm

Tickets: $85 (includes three cocktails)

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