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Givenik.com

The service offers discount, full-price and premium tickets to Broadway and Off-Broadway shows and donates 5 percent of the ticket price to the charity of the ticket-buyer’s choice.

Gleason's Gym

Box at the oldest boxing gym in the United States. Take a swing in one of the rings, spar with a punching bag, pin someone to the mat or use cardio equipment and free weights. The gym has special day rates for both exercisers and those who just want to take a look around and watch. 

Gloria: A Life

(Previews begin Oct. 2, 2018, opens Oct. 18, 2018)

Oscar, Emmy and Golden Globe winner Christine Lahti stars in Emily Mann’s new play about feminist Gloria Steinem. Act One focuses on Steinem’s personal life and activism; Act Two is a “Talking Circle” in which audience members join the conversation based on the themes explored in the play.

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

Beginning Oct. 23, 2018: Tu & Th 7 pm, W, F & Sa 8 pm, W & Sa 2 pm, Su 3 pm

Tickets: $55-$90

Good Morning America

Fans can catch hosts Robin Roberts and George Stephanopoulos, anchors Lara Spencer and Amy Robach, and their guests on this news and talk program, which is broadcast live from the heart of Times Square, Mon-Fri 7-9 a.m. Free.

Gotham Comedy Club

Jerry Seinfeld, Dave Chappelle and Amy Schumer are among the big-name stand-ups who have performed in the 10,000-square-foot space, known for its comfortable Art Deco ambience. Food and drink served. 

In addition to headliners, New Talent Showcases are a staple of the club’s calendar. Food and drink menus available. Highlights:

Sept. 21-22: Vic DiBitetto

Sept. 28-29: Mark Normand

Oct. 5-7: John Heffron

Oct. 18-20: Pete Correale

Gramercy Theatre

The intimate concert venue, a former movie house and Off-Broadway theater, offers general-admission standing room and seating. 

Greenwich Village Comedy Club

National headliners, as well as up-and-comers, tickle the funny bone nightly in this cozy basement space.

Hamilton

(2 hrs 45 mins)

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Tony Award winner for “In the Heights” several seasons ago, has written the book, music and lyrics for the new musical about political mastermind Alexander Hamilton. Expect the unexpected when America's past is told through the sounds of today.

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

Tickets: $57-$167

Awards: Critically acclaimed when it premiered Off-Broadway early in 2015, the musical arrived on Broadway with a cache of prizes, including

Best Musical (New York Drama Critics Circle)

Hammerstein Ballroom

A wide range of cultural and entertainment events, including musical performances, inside the former Manhattan Opera House.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

(Previews began March 16, 2018, opened April 22, 2018)

(Part One, 2 hrs 40 mins; Part Two, 2 hrs 35 mins)

Harry Potter is all grown-up in this eighth story in the Harry Potter series, the first to be presented onstage. Harry is now married, the father of three school-age children and an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic. Life has never been easy for Harry as he continues to struggle with his past. His youngest son, too, faces difficulties as he bears the burden of a formidable family legacy not of his choosing. Together, father and son face their demons.

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