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WQXR's "Top 5 @ 105
361 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn
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Brooklyn Academy of Music
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn
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Barge Music (102-foot long converted barge on the Brooklyn waterfront)
Fulton Ferry Landing, Brooklyn
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Juilliard School (free student recitals almost daily)
60 Lincoln Center Plaza, between 64th and 65th Streets
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Merkin Concert Hall
129 W. 67th Street, between Broadway and Ninth Avenue
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NYC Town Hall
123 W. 43rd Street, between Sixth Avenue and Broadway
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Broadway and 95th Street
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Miller Theatre at Columbia University
Broadway at 116th Street
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92nd Street Y
1395 Lexington Avenue between 91st and 92nd Streets
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A shining example of classic musical theater set aboard an ocean liner. Singing sailors, love triangles, and a top-notch crew.
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Newsies the Musical
Based on the 1992 Disney film, Newsies is the tale of newsboy Jack Kelly, who dreams of a better life far from the hardship of the streets. When Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst raise distribution prices, Jack finds a cause to fight for and rallies his army of newsies to strike.
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Once the Musical
On the streets of Dublin, an Irish musician and a Czech immigrant are drawn together by their shared love of music. Over the course of one fateful week, an unexpected friendship and collaboration quickly evolves into a powerful but complicated love story.
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Billy Elliot the Musical
A new musical by Elton John and Lee Hall, based on the film of the same name about a young boy who dreams of becoming a dancer.
REVIEWED BY MARTIN DENTON.
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A revival of the musical about a pair of murderesses and the razzle-dazzle lawyer who gets them off. Featuring
terrific dancing in the style of Bob Fosse.
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Follies For a limited time
This Tony-Award winning musical concerns a group of former "Follies" stars who return to the site
of their former glory, the Weismann Theatre, which is about to be demolished.
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A new musical based on the life story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.
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A musical comedy about a woman who invites three men who may be her father to her wedding, with lots of songs by ABBA.
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A musical based on the 1964 Walt Disney film and the stories of P.L. Travers.
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Memphis: A New Musical
This new musical is based on Memphis disc jockey Dewey Phillips, one of the first white DJs to play black music in the 1950s.
With a great setlist of music including many Rock'n'Roll favorites, this Tony-Award winning musical depicts how the music
industry eased the racial segregation of the 1950s.
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Rock of Ages
A new musical set in a Hollywood rock club in the late 1980s, featuring hit songs from Journey, Bon Jovi, Styx, REO Speedwago, Pat Benatar, and more. This show played off-Broadway earlier this season.
REVIEWED BY DAVID GORDON.
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Influenced by both the Marvel comics and movies, the recently new to Broadway musical tells that tale of Peter Walker,
the boy who gains spider-like abilities. The musical is a thrilling experience with live action that will wow the audience.
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The Book of Mormon
This NEW controversial, hilarious musical focuses on two young Mormon missionaries sent off to spread "the word" in a
dangerous part of Uganda. Directed by Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the two creaters of the satirical show South Park.
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The Lion King
The long-running Broadway musical, based on the animated film. Featuring a score by Elton John and others, with
Julie Taymor's remarkable puppets and masks.
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The Phantom of the Opera
Andrew Lloyd Webber's romantic musical about the strange relationship between a hideously deformed musician and his
young, beautiful protegee is as lush and gorgeous as ever. Phantom is now the longest-running show in Broadway history.
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Directed by Stephen Schwartz and Winnie Holzman in which we learn the story of the early life of Elphaba,
who later becomes the Wicked Witch of the West in the land of Oz.
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Metropolitan Opera House, Lincoln Center , (212) 362-6000, metopera.org
Rigoletto (8:00 PM on Tuesday, April 16th)
Siegfried (11:00 AM on Saturday, April 20th)
Götterdämmerung(6:00 PM on Thursday, May 2nd)
Dialogues des Carmélites(8:30 PM on Saturday, May 11th)
Weekend Rush Tickets
For Friday and Saturday performances, $25 Rush Tickets are offered through a weekly online drawing on the Met website. The tickets, in prime seating locations, are available for all weekend performances, again excepting galas and the opening nights of new productions.
You can sign up for the ticket drawing here every Monday at 10 am, through the end of the Met season.
For a complete listing of the current productions for the 2012-2013 season, please click here
New York City Ballet
Box Office Hours: Monday 10 AM - 7:30 PM.
Tuesday-Saturday 10 AM -8:30 PM.
Sunday 11:30 AM - 7:30 PM.
Directions: Take the #1 local train to 66th St./Lincoln Center Station. Located between W. 62nd and 65th Streets and Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues.
STRAVINSKY/BALANCHINE The Collaboration (September 18-30)
TSCHAIKOVSKY Celebration (January 15-27 & February 13-24)
AMERICAN MUSIC Festival (April 30-May 19)
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New York Philharmonic
Alan Gilbert, Joshua Bell, Bernstein, Ives, and Rouse Premiere (April 17th-20th)
Alan Gilbert and Renée Fleming (April 26th)
Emanuel Ax Plays Mozart and Alan Gilbert Conducts Bruckner (April 24th-27th)
Students can purchase $13.50 rush tickets for select concerts up to 10 days before the concert at nyphil.org/studentrush. Concerts may also be available to purchase at the Avery Fisher Hall Box Office on the day of the performance only. Rush tickets are available on a first come, first serve basis, are subject to availability, and are not available for Orchestra 1, First Tier Center and First Tier Front Boxes.
To see the 2012-2013 Season Calender, click here.
Carnegie Hall Presents:
Vassily Primakov, Piano (7:30 on April 19th)
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra (7:00 on April 27th)
American Symphony Orchestra (8:00 on May 2nd)
The Philadelphia Orchestra (8:00 on May 17th)
By purchasing a Student Subscripton, students are able to buy student rush tickers to hear select concerts for only $10.
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New York City Opera
Moses in Egypt
(April 14th-April 20th 2013)
(April 21st-April 27th)
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New York City Public Library Performances
Young Lions Tour of Katharine Hepburn: Dressed for Stage and Screen (Wednesday, November 14th 2012 at 6:30)
Unsinkable Women: Stories and Songs from the Titanic (Thursday, November 15th 2012 at 6:00)
Haul Out the Holly (Saturday, December 1st 2012 at 2:30)
Forgotten Melodies: The Songs of Claude Debussy (II) ( Thursday, December 6th 2012 at 6:00)
Deck the Halls ( Sunday, December 13th 2012 at 2:30))
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Theatre: Broadway Plays
Cirque de Soleil: Michael Jackson The Immortal
The iconic Michael Jackson is honored in this touring production of Cirque du Soleil's Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour.
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An obscure and ambitious actress becomes the powerful and controversial first lady of Argentina. Starring Ricky Martin.
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Peter and the Starcatcher
Peter and the Starcatcher is a wildly theatrical and innovative retelling of how an orphan came to be the Boy Who Would Not Grow Up, and upends the century-old legend of Peter Pan. A dozen actors play more than a hundred unforgettable characters using their talent, ingenious stagecraft and the limitless possibilities of the imagination.
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Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf
On a quiet New England campus, an embittered professor and his domineering wife turn an evening of no-holds-barred drinking into a wicked game. George and Martha stage an all-night battle of mind games and sexual intrigue for an unsuspecting young colleague and his wife, whose own relationship is tested.
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At the outbreak of World War One, Joey, young Albert's beloved horse, is sold to the cavalry and shipped to France. he's soon caught up in enemy fire, and fate takes him on an extraordinary odyssey, serving on both sides before finding himself alone in no man's land.
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Theatre: Off-Broadway Plays
Avenue Q is the story of Princeton, a bright-eyed college grad who comes to New York City with big dreams and a tiny bank account. He soon discovers that the only neighborhood in his price range is Avenue Q; still, the neighbors seem nice.
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Blue Man Group
In the show, three enigmatic bald and blue characters take the audience through a multi-sensory experience that combines theater, percussive music, art, science and vaudeville into a form of entertainment that is like nothing else either on or off Broadway.
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Fuerza Bruta: Look Up
From the creators of the smash-hit De La Guarda, Fuerzabruta is an event where worlds collide, dreams are real and reality takes a back seat. The visuals are spectacular. The effects are stunning.
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Newsical the Musical
The Drama Desk nominated musical revue NEWSical is back lampooning current events, newsmakers, celebreties, and politicians. With songs and material being upated on a regular basis, composer-lyricist (Drama Desk Nominee) Rick Crom's topical musical comedy is an ever-evolving mockery of all the news that is fit to spoof!
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Following will be the first New York revival of Howe's comedy Painting Churches, which was first produced Off-Broadway by Second Stage Theatre in 1976.
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Tony Award nominee Cathy Rigby takes flight in an all new production of Peter Pan! Discover the magic all over again of this two time Emmy award winning and two time Tony award nominated production.
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Sistas: The Musical
Sistas is an uplifting musical journey, of a multi-generational African-American Family. The narrative is stitched together using the lyrics of songs that perfectly capture the mood and speaks to the issues of each period and time.
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Stomp is one of New York's unique entertainment experiences. A rotating cast of eight energetic young performers create rhythms and, yes, music, with their hands and feet and all manner of noisy objects, such as hammers, garbage can lids, buckets, and so on.
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A classic coming-of-age story, The Fantasticks features two meddling, matchmaking fathers who scheme to get their children together. But once the couple is united, the real drama begins!
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THE RIDE takes everything that makes New York, New York and kicks it into overdrive. Riders will board THE RIDE, a super-sized, technologically amped-up vehicle that travels the streets of New York. With stadium-style, sideways seating and massive windows, Riders have front row seats to the big city.
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Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind
The New York Neo-Futurists' ever-changing race-against-the-clock attempt to perform 30 plays in 60 minutes! Each performance features a different selection of original short plays (from over 1000) in random order-—a non-illusory collage of the comic and tragic, the political and personal, the visceral and experimental, embracing chance, change, and chaos.
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Day-of-performance Discount Tickets
Day-of-performance discount tickets for many Broadway and Off-Broadway shows may be purchased at the new TKTS booth
located in Duffy Square (47th St & Broadway).
TKTS Times Square Hours of Sale
Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri & Sat for 8pm performances: 3pm - 8pm
Tues for 7pm & 8pm performances: 2pm - 8pm
Wed & Sat for 2pm matinees: 10am - 2pm
Sun for all performances: 11am - 7pm