Entertainment

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)

The Lehman Trilogy

(Previews begin March 22-26, 2019, performances March 27-April 20, 2019)

(3 hrs 20 mins)

The epic play in three parts by Stefano Massini, adapted by Ben Power, tells the story of three immigrant brothers—Henry, Emmanuel and Meyer Lehman—from their arrival in New York City in 1844 to the 2008 collapse of the financial firm bearing their name. The North American premiere stars the original cast from Britain’s National Theatre production—Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley and Ben Miles—and is once again directed by Sam Mendes. 

The Lifespan of a Fact

(Previews began Sept. 20, 2018, opened Oct. 18, 2018, tickets on sale thru Jan. 13, 2019)

(1 hr 35 mins, no intermission)

The Lion King

(Previews began Oct. 15, 1997, opened Nov. 13, 1997)

(2 hrs 30 mins)

Theatergoers sing along at the runaway hit stage version of Disney’s beloved animated movie, enjoying such songs by multiple Grammy winner Elton John as “Circle of Life,” “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” and “Hakuna Matata,” as well as spectacular masks and dazzling puppets.

Schedule: Tu-W 7 pm, Th-F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm, Su 1 & 6:30 pm (Schedule can vary; consult show’s website for up-to-date schedule)

Tickets: $89-$189

The Lively

Live bands take to the stage and DJs spin in the 3,000-square-foot vaulted and brick-walled underground club, accessorized with murals and curated photos by father-son New York artists, Futura and 13th Witness. This is a no-velvet-ropes club, and dancing is encouraged to house, hip-hop, punk/rock and electronic.

Hours: W-Sa 5 pm-4 am (live music 5-10 pm, DJ sets 10 pm-4 am)

Happy hour: Daily 5-9 pm

 

The New One

(Previews began Oct. 25, 2018, opened Nov. 11, 2018, closes Jan. 20, 2019)

(1 hr 25 mins, no intermission)

The Other Josh Cohen

(Previews begin Oct. 26, 2018, opens Nov. 12, 2018, closes Feb. 24, 2019)

(1 hr 40 mins, no intermission)

Single and broke, Josh Cohen is on a downward spiral when a mysterious envelope arrives and changes his luck for the better. Tony Award nominee Hunter Foster (brother of Sutton Foster) directs the musical comedy.

Schedule: Tu 7 pm, W-Sa 8 pm, W & Sa 2 pm, Su 3 pm

Tickets: $59-$110

The Paris

First-run foreign and independent films screen at this luxurious single-screen Midtown art house, next door to Bergdorf Goodman department store and across the street from The Plaza Hotel. Times/prices vary.

The Phantom of the Opera

(2 hrs 30 mins)

Broadway’s longest-running musical, based on the novel by Gaston Leroux and featuring a score by Andrew Lloyd Webber, tells the tragic story of a disfigured composer who falls in love with a young soprano, whisking her away to his mysterious chambers beneath the Paris Opera House.

Schedule: M 8 pm, Tu 7 pm, W-Sa 8 pm, Th & Sa 2 pm

Tickets: $29-$155

The Play That Goes Wrong

(Closes Jan. 6, 2019)

(2 hrs)

Everything that could possibly go wrong does when the Cornley University Drama Society puts on a 1920s murder mystery. The physical comedy hit from the Mischief Theatre has been playing in London’s West End for four years and counting. 

Schedule: Tu-Th 7 pm, F-Sa 8 pm, W & Sa 2 pm, Su 3 pm (can vary)

Tickets: $30-$139

Winner of the 2017 Tony Award for Best Scenic Design of a Play

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