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Nightlife

An Evening with Gary Clark Jr.
Carnegie Hall

An intimate night with the singer-songwriter. More »

Theater

Dead Poets Society
Classic Stage Company

John Doyle, a director of musicals, begins as captain (my captain!) of Classic Stage with an unexpected choice: a staging of the beloved film adapted by its screenwriter, Tom Schulman, with Jason Sudeikis in the Robin Williams role. More »

Theater

Nutcracker Rouge
Minetta Lane Theatre

A sexy, scantily-clad, and sometimes acrobatic retelling of the classic ballet, by Austin McCormick's intoxicating Company XIV. In a downtown theater with performers sometimes literally hanging from the rafters, this isn't your Lincoln Center version. More »

Community

Radio City Christmas Spectacular
Radio City Music Hall

An oldie but a goodie. More »

Nightlife

Woody Allen and the Eddy Davis New Orleans Jazz Band
Café Carlyle

A weekly hot-jazz show with the director on clarinet. More »

Nightlife

Mariah Carey: All I Want For Christmas Is You
The Beacon Theater

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Theater

The Pigeon of Taj Mahal
Irish Repertory Theatre

A man living in an abandoned campsite in Ireland finds is world upended one night when a bachelor party stumbles on his home. More »

Nightlife

Scriptfaced Presents: A Christmas Story
Union Hall

In this holiday-themed drinking game, actors perform a staged reading of "A Christmas Story" and audience members are cued to imbibe whenever certain phrases are uttered. More »

Nightlife

Z100’s Jingle Ball
Madison Square Garden

This year the festive annual cavalcade of stars includes Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, The Chainsmokers, Meghan Trainor, Fifth Harmony, Ellie Goulding, Diplo, and more. More »

Nightlife

Mariah Carey: All I Want For Christmas Is You
The Beacon Theater

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Nightlife

My Favorite Murder Live Podcast
The Bell House

A live taping of the popular true crime podcast hosted by comedians Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark. More »

Nightlife

Night Train
Littlefield

Every week Wyatt Cenac (or a very capable comic in his stead) hosts a lineup that could easily go on tour. More »

Theater

Fiddler on the Roof
Broadway Theatre

Bartlett Sher directs the beloved musical's return to Broadway, staging the classic story of family, faith, and traditions. More »

Theater

Nutcracker Rouge
Minetta Lane Theatre

A sexy, scantily-clad, and sometimes acrobatic retelling of the classic ballet, by Austin McCormick's intoxicating Company XIV. In a downtown theater with performers sometimes literally hanging from the rafters, this isn't your Lincoln Center version. More »

Nightlife

Parquet Courts
Knockdown Center

A year-end installation and show featuring Lee Ranaldo, X_____X (Craig Bell of Rocket From The Tombs), comedian Joe Pera and more. More »

Classical

The Hard Nut
BAM Howard Gilman Opera House

Mark Morris, the New York dance world’s resident genius, revives his kitschy reinvention of an often staid classic. More »

Nightlife

Seth Herzog's SWEET
The Slipper Room

Seth Herzog hosts this long-running weekly alternative standup night. More »

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