Entertainment

Avenue Q

(2 hrs 15 mins)

People and puppets live together on a fictitious New York City block in this uproarious Tony Award-winning musical satire for adults.

Schedule: M, W-F 8 pm, Sa 2:30 & 8 pm, Su 3 & 7:30 pm

Tickets: $75.50-$125

A limited number of rush tickets are available at the box office for each performance.

BAM Next Wave Festival

(Oct. 3-Dec. 23, 2018)

The annual cutting-edge fest boasts international opera, theater, dance and music engagements at the Brooklyn-based urban arts center. Most performances are either world, US or New York premieres.

Opera Highlights:

Oct. 31, Nov.. 1, 3-4, at BAM Harvey Theater: “Satyagraha,” an opera in three acts by Philip Glass

Dec. 5, 6, 8 & 9, at BAM Howard Gilman Opera House: “Greek,” Mark-Anthony Turnage’s 1988 two-act opera in Scottish Opera/Opera Ventures’ new production 

Theater Highlights

Bar Next Door at La Lanterna di Vittorio

A romantic spot offering a private bar, a lengthy menu of Italian food specialties and live jazz nightly. 

Barcade

Arcade games and craft beer have been running the gamut since 2004 at this dimly-lit gaming station, where a full gastropub food menu complements more than 25 rotating craft brews and more than 50 classic arcade and pinball games. 

Barcade

Arcade games and craft beer have been running the gamut since 2004 at this dimly-lit gaming station, where a full gastropub food menu complements more than 25 rotating craft brews and more than 50 classic arcade and pinball games. 

Barclays Center

Brooklyn’s state-of-the-art entertainment and sports arena is home to the 2017-2018 New York Islanders Brooklyn Nets. Visit team websites for schedules and tickets.

Oct. 26: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

Oct. 27: Keith Urban

Nov. 7-11: Disney on Ice: “Mickey’s Search Party”

Nov. 25: Harlem Globetrotters

Bargemusic

Live chamber music is performed year-round in a 102-foot, 1899 steel barge moored on the Brooklyn side of the East River at the foot of the Brooklyn Bridge.

Performances: F 8 pm, Sa 6 & 8 pm, Su 4 pm (times can vary)

Admission: $40, $35 seniors, $20 students and children under 16 accompanied by an adult

Be More Chill

(Previews begin Feb. 13, 2019, opens March 10, 2019)

(2 hrs 20 mins)

The coming-of-age-in-the-digital-age musical, based on the novel by Ned Vizzini, is the story of Jeremy Heere, a high-school kid from New Jersey who, though he longs to be popular, also wants to remain true to himself. Music and lyrics are by Joe Iconis, and the book is by Joe Tracz.

Schedule: Tu-F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm, Su 2 & 7:30 pm (No performances March 6 & 10 at 2 pm)

Beginning March 12, 2019: Tu & Th 7 pm, W, F-Sa 8 pm, W & Sa 2 pm, Su 3 pm

Tickets: $49-$165

Be More Chill

(Previews began July 26, 2018, opened Aug. 9, 2018, closes Sept. 30, 2018)

(2 hrs 30 mins)

The new coming-of-age-in-the-digital-age musical, based on the novel by Ned Vizzini, is the story of Jeremy Heere, an average high-school kid from New Jersey who, though he longs to be popular, also wants to remain true to himself. Music and lyrics are by Joe Iconis, and the book is by Joe Tracz.

Schedule: Tu-F 7:30 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm, Su 2 & 7:30 pm

Tickets: $80-$160

Beacon Theatre

A classic Upper West Side theater has been revamped to house pop-music concerts and other acts. Highlights:

Oct. 17, 18, 20, 21, 24, 26, 27, 29, 30: Steely Dan

Nov. 2: Dweezil Zappa

Nov. 3: The Fab Four

Nov. 5-6: Lake Street Dive

Nov. 7: Lucinda Williams and her band Buick 6

Nov. 13: Hanson String Theory

Nov. 14: Star Talk with Neil deGrasse Tyson

Nov. 15-16: The Doobie Brothers

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