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Oct. 4-5: Bruno Mars
Oct. 7: Romeo Santos
Oct. 9: Florence & The Machine
Oct. 13: Gorillaz
Oct. 14: Phil Collins
Oct. 20: J Balvin
Oct. 26: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Oct. 27: Keith Urban
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
(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
A classic Upper West Side theater has been revamped to house pop-music concerts and other acts. Highlights:
Sept. 24-26: Hozier
Sept. 28: The Gipsy Kings
Sept. 29: Celtic Thunder
Oct. 2: Simple Minds
Oct. 3: Daughtry
Oct. 5, 6, 9, 10, 12 & 13: Tedeschi Trucks Band
Oct. 14: Indigo Girls
Oct. 15: Goo Goo Dolls
Oct. 17, 18, 20, 21, 24, 26, 27, 29, 30: Steely Dan
(2 hrs 20 mins)
The hit musical traces the rise of the singer/songwriter, from her early days as Carole Klein, an aspiring composer from Brooklyn, to her international success as Carole King, chart-topping sensation.
Schedule: Tu, Th & Su 7 pm, F-Sa 8 pm, W, Sa & Su 2 pm
(Previews began Aug. 31, 2018, opened Sept. 25, 2018, closes Nov. 11, 2018)
(2 hrs 20 mins)
Janet McTeer stars in the world premiere of Theresa Rebeck’s new play about famed actress Sarah Bernhardt, who, in 1899, prepares for her most challenging role, that of Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Will Bernhardt triumph or be hoist with her own petard, as the melancholy Dane would say?
Schedule: Tu-Sa 8 pm, W & Sa 2 pm, Su 3 pm
(Oct. 20, 2018-Jan. 27, 2019)
NYC’s very own intimate one-ring circus—no seat is more than 50 feet away from the action—marks its 41st anniversary season with a new ringmaster (Stephanie Monseu); The Flying Tunizianis, a trapeze act; Spicy Circus, a trampoline act; Victor Moiseev, a horizontal juggler and more. New this year is the Hall of Wonder entrance, with preshow thrills and culinary treats.
Regular schedule (which can vary): W-F 11 am & 7 pm, Sa 11 am, 3 & 7 pm, Su noon & 4 pm
“The jazz corner of the world” is how Charlie Parker described this club. Highlights:
Sept. 25-29: Yellowjackets
Oct. 2-6: Dee Dee Bridgewater with the Theo Croker Quintet
Oct. 9-13: Kevin Eubanks Quartet
Oct. 16-20: Ron Carter’s Great Big Band
Oct. 23-27: Ron Carter Quartet
Oct. 30-Nov. 3: Ron Carter’s Golden Striker Trio
Nov. 6-10: Django Reinhardt Festival
Nov. 13-17: Joe Lovano Nonet
The new, 100-seat performance space below Birdland Jazz Club offers a varied entertainment program, including cabaret, jazz, dance, burlesque, comedy and performances by Broadway stars and limited-run Off-Broadway productions.
Sept. 19-22: Nellie McKay
Sept. 23: Amanda Green
Sept. 26-29: Miss Coco Peru
Oct. 3-6: Anita Gillette
Oct. 8-9: Randy Roberts
Oct. 17-20: Robert Fairchild with Billy Stritch