Carnegie Hall’s 2018-2019 season is the venerable concert hall’s 128th. Highlights:
Jan. 31: Jakub Jozef Orlinski, countertenor
Feb. 1: Jeremy Denk, piano
Feb. 3: Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Zubin Mehta with Itzhak Perlman, violin
Feb. 6: Standard Time with Michael Feinstein; Leonidas Kavakos, violin, and Yuja Waang, piano
Feb. 8: The New York Pops; Kronos Quartet
Feb. 9: Danil Trifonov, piano
Performances by some of the nation’s hottest headliners and up-and-coming comics. Highlights:
Jan. 24-27: Deray Davis
Jan. 31-Feb. 2: Nick Thune
Feb. 7-9: Heather McDonald
Feb. 15-17: New York Kings of Comedy
Feb. 21-23: Sugar Sammy
Feb. 28-March 2: Kevin Nealon
March 7-9: Alyssa Edwards
April 4-7: Damon Wayans
April 11-14: Jeff Garlin
(1 hr 30 mins)
Steve Cohen, “The Millionaires’ Magician,” dazzles audiences (adults only) with such tricks as mind reading and object levitation in a luxurious private hotel suite.
Schedule: F 7 & 9 pm, Sa 2, 7 & 9 pm
Dress code: Jackets and ties for gentlemen, cocktail attire for ladies.
Audiences must be 12 years old and older
(Previews began Oct. 23, 1996, opened Nov. 14, 1996)
(2 hrs 30 mins)
In the Tony Award-winning revival of the vaudeville musical—now Broadway’s longest-running American musical—two alluring jailbirds named Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly attain stardom while singing about sex and corruption.
Schedule: M-Tu, Th-F 8 pm, Sa 2:30 & 8 pm, Su 2:30 & 7 pm
(Previews begin Feb. 21, 2019, opens March 7, 2019, tickets on sale thru June 29, 2019)
(1 hr 30 mins, no intermission)
Four friends—Karen, Dawn, Sheila and Meg—take a break from their everyday relationship dramas and career crises and bond over chick flicks, laughter and tequila. Sisterhood and friendship prove to be the happiest ending of all.
Schedule: M-Sa 7:30 pm, W & Sa 2 pm (No performance Feb. 27; additional performances Feb. 24 at 2 pm, Feb. 25 at 7:30 pm)
(Previews began Dec. 12, 2018, opened Jan. 8, 2019, closes March 10, 2019)
(1 hr 45 mins, no intermission)
A talented student at an all-male, all-African-American boarding school aspires to become the leader of the school’s gospel choir. But will he, as a young gay boy, achieve his ambition? Academy Award winner Tarell Alvin McCraney (“Moonlight”) makes his Broadway playwriting debut in the Manhattan Theatre Club production.
Tu-W 7 pm, Th-F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm, Su 2 & 7 pm
Jan. 22-Feb. 3, 2019: Tu-W 7 pm, Th-Sa 8 pm, W, Sa & Su 2 pm
(Previews began Nov. 9, 2017, opened Dec. 3, 2017, closes Jan. 6, 2019)
(1 hr 30 mins, no intermission)
Art comes close to mirroring real life in this revival of the 1990 musical by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, set on an idyllic Caribbean island devastated by a great storm. A peasant girl from one side of the island falls in love with a wealthy boy from the other side of the island. Will true love win out over cultural differences?
Schedule: M 8 pm, Tu 7 pm, W 2 pm, F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm, Su 3 & 7:30 pm
(Previews began Jan. 5, 2019, opened Jan. 22, 2019, closes March 16, 2019)
(1 hr 20 mins, no intermission)
The new one-man comedy, written by and starring Brooklyn’s Colin Quinn, takes on both sides of the political divide. Lberals, conservatives and even those sitting on the fence are all fair game as Quinn skewers the absurdities and hypocrisies of politics today.
Schedule: Tu-F 7:30 pm, Sa 2:30 & 7:30 pm, Su 2:30 & 6:30 pm
Tickets: $49-$69 (previews), $59-$79 after Jan. 21)