Entertainment

Bargemusic

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

Be More Chill

(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

Tickets: $80-$160

Beacon Theatre

A classic Upper West Side theater has been revamped to house pop-music concerts and other acts.

Beautiful–The Carole King Musical

(Previews began Nov. 21, 203, opened Jan. 12, 2014, closes Oct. 27, 2019)

(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

Tickets: $69-$169

Beetlejuice

(Previews began March 28, 2019, opened April 25, 2019)

(2 hrs 30 mins)

In the new musical based on the popular 1988 film,  a recently deceased couple haunt their former home. When an obnoxious family buys the house, they do everything they can to scare them away, including enlisting the help of a demented, rambunctious spirit named Beetlejuice.

M-F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm

Beginning April 30, 2019: Tu & Th 7 pm, W, F-Sa 8 pm, W & Sa 2 pm, Su 3 pm

Tickets: $79-$179

Betrayal

(Previews began Aug.14, 2019, opened Sept. 5, 2019, tickets on sale through Dec. 8, 2019)

(1 hr 30 mins, no intermission)

Tom Hiddleston, Zawe Ashton and Charlie Cox make their Broadway debuts in the revival of Harold Pinter’s play about the dissolution of a marriage and a seven-year extramarital affair, told in reverse chronological order.

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

Tickets: $25-$189

 

Big Apple Circus

(Oct. 12, 2019-Feb. 2, 2020)

NYC’s very own intimate one-ring circus—no seat is more than 50 feet away from the action—marks its 42nd season with a new Brooklyn-born ringmaster (Storm Marrero); The Aliev Troupe aerial acrobats; a straps act; a hand balancing duo and more.

Regular schedule (which can vary): W-F 11 am & 7 pm, Sa 11 am, 3 & 7 pm, Su noon & 4 pm

Tickets: $35-$195

Birdland

“The jazz corner of the world” is how Charlie Parker described this club. 

Every Monday: Jim Caruso’s Cast Party

Dinner served nightly

Birdland Theater

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.

Blue Man Group

(Opened Nov. 17, 1991)

(1 hr 45 mins, no intermission)

The show features a trio of bald blue life-forms utilizing high-energy music, props, splatters of paint, comedy and pantomime as it stretches the limits of performance art.

Schedule: varies

Tickets: Vary

 

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Entertainment