Entertainment

Pianos

A former piano store turned chic rock club, this venue draws a hip crowd for live indie rock in a bi-level space. Times/prices vary.

Pip’s Island

(1 hr)

The immersive and interactive theatrical experience involves kids 4-10 in a walking adventure in which they navigate challenges and games, play a direct part in the storytelling and help Pip and his friends Pebble and Finn save the island from darkness and restore harmony to the land. Youngsters’ imaginations are engaged while encountering multisensory environments, live actors and animation.

W-F 2-7 pm, Sa-Su 9 am-7 pm (timed entry every half hour)

Timed tickets start at $49 at the box office, $39 online

PlayStation Theater

The 2,150-seat, 45,000-square-foot concert space, formerly known as the Best Buy Theater, has welcomed popular performers in all genres in its 10-year history (from Bon Jovi to Rihanna to Prince to Tom Jones) and hosts live music events frequently.

Pound

(Oct. 4-28, 2018)

(1 hr 30 mins, no intermission)

Christopher Lloyd stars as expatriate American poet Ezra Pound, one of the 20th century’s most controverisal literary figures, in Sean O’Leary’s new play. 

Schedule: Th-Sa 8 pm, Su 2 pm

Tickets: $69

Puffs

(Closes Aug. 18, 2019)

(1 hr 45 mins, no intermission)

Any similarity to a fictional school for gifted-in-a-certain-way children (think: Hogwarts) is strictly intentional as Wayne, an average boy from New Mexico, and his mates (known as Puffs) study to be wizards. A young wizard with a scar on his forehead makes things challenging—and interesting.

Schedule: M, W-F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm, Su 3 & 7:30 pm. Saturday and Sunday matinees are family-friendly performances for all ages.

Tickets start at $52, premium seats: $87-$97

Radio City Music Hall

The Art Deco masterpiece, which opened in 1932, was declared a New York City landmark in 1978. One of the world’s most beautiful concert halls seats 6,000 spectators. Highlights:

Aug. 15: John Fogerty: My 50 Year Trip

Aug. 27: Lenny Kravitz

Sept. 5: Of Monsters and Men: Fever Dream Tour

Sept. 6: Maren Morris

Sept. 13: Jon Lovett: Lovett or Leave It

Sept. 14: Dane Cook: Tell It Like It Is

Regal Union Square Stadium 14

This Greenwich Village multiscreen theater boasts comfortable stadium seats, 3-D, digital projection, listening devices, print-at-home tickets, mobile tickets and major motion pictures. Times/prices vary.

Resorts World Casino New York City

The casino is the first of its kind in the city and features 5,000-plus slot machines and electronic table games, plus a full-service restaurant (RW Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar), a food court and complimentary nightly entertainment. Adjacent to Aqueduct Raceway.

Hours: Daily 10 am-6 am

Rock of Ages

(Previews begin June 19, 2019, opens July 2, 2019, tickets on sale thru Jan. 12, 2020)

(2 hrs 15 mins)

A small-town girl and her big-city boyfriend unite to save a Sunset Strip rock club from demolition in this hit musical that played on Broadway for six years. Rock ballads and power anthems from the 1980s propel the action and love story, including “I Wanna Know What Love Is,” “Don’t Stop Believin’” and more.

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

Tickets: $59-$79

Rockwood Music Hall

Local musicians shine at this no-frills club with three stages featuring several sets nightly.

Stage 1: M-F from 6 pm, Sa & Su from 3 pm

Stage 2: Nightly from 7 pm

Stage 3: Nightly from 6:30 pm

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Entertainment