Entertainment

Days to Come

(Previews began Aug. 2, 2018, opened Aug. 26, 2018, closes Oct. 6, 2018)

(2 hrs 20 mins)

The Mint Theater Company revives Lillian Hellman’s 1936 play about a labor dispute at a family-owned factory in a Midwestern town. 

Schedule: Tu-Sa 7:30 pm, Sa & Su 2 pm (no performances Sept. 8 at 2 pm, Sept. 18 at 7:30 pm; additional performances Sept. 5, 20 & Oct. 3 at 2 pm,)

Tickets: $65

Dear Evan Hansen

(2 hrs 30 mins)

In the musical, a socially awkward high-school senior goes from outsider to cool guy when he comforts the parents of a troubled teenager who commits suicide. Although the boys didn’t know each other well, Evan, the titular hero, fabricates emails between them that idealize their friendship. But will the lie eventually undo him?

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

Tickets: $69-$199

Desperate Measures

(Previews began May 30, 2018, opened June 13, 2018, tickets on sale thru Oct. 28, 2018)

(2 hrs 10 mins)

A wily sheriff, an authoritarian governor, an eccentric priest, a saloon girl gone good, a nun gone bad and an impossibly handsome young man in trouble with the law and out for justice: It’s the 1890s Wild West, and all hell is breaking loose in this madcap musical comedy inspired by Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure.”

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

Tickets: $59-$89

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Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola

Sleek furnishings, low lighting and talented performers define this intimate club that also boasts a stunning stage backdrop: the glittering Manhattan skyline. Highlights:

Aug. 14, 22-26: Trio Da Paz & Friends

Sept. 7-8: Kurt Elling and Friends celebrate Jon Hendricks

Sept. 13-15: Roy Haynes Fountain of Youth Band

Sept. 20-23: Ulysses Owens Jr.

Sept. 28-30: Louis Hayes

Oct. 4-7: Willie Jones III Quintet

Don't Tell Mama

This popular cabaret, piano bar and restaurant showcases established and up-and-coming performers nightly. From 9 pm on, waiters and bartenders sing at the piano bar; there is also an open mic for guests to join in the fun. 

Drunk Shakespeare

(1 hr 30 mins, no intermission)

Join the Drunk Shakespeare Society, a drinking club with a Shakespeare problem, as one of its inebriated members (stoked on five whiskeys to start with) retells a Shakespearean play. Anything can happen and no performance is the same in this interactive laugh fest. Audiences must be 21+.

Schedule: M & Th 7:30 pm, W 8 pm, F & Sa 8 & 10 pm

Tickets: $55-$89

Duane Park

Seasonal American food with a Southern accent whets the appetite for jazz and burlesque entertainment at this swank supper club.

Shows: Tu-Sa

Times/prices vary

Fall for Dance Festival

(Oct. 1-13, 2018)

International dance companies showcase a wide range of dance styles and traditions in the 15th annual 10-day festival. Among those performing in five unique programs are Acosta Danza, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Boston Ballet, Dance Theatre of Harlem, National Ballet of China, Nederlands Dans Theater 2, Paul Taylor Dance Company and others.

Schedule: Oct. 1-6, 10-13 at 8 pm

All tickets: $15

Fat Cat

Jazz bands energize this underground billiards hall, which also offers table tennis, pool tables, foosball, shuffleboard, massive chess tables, checkers and backgammon. 

M-Th 2 pm-5 am, F-Su noon-5 am

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