Things to Do in Midtown This Week – Nov 18-November 25

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You haven’t unequivocally gifted New York City until you’ve explored midtown, from a many museums and galleries to restaurants, bakeries, and bars. Searching for things to do in midtown this week? You needn’t demeanour any further, since this City Guide list will fill we in on all of midtown’s best happenings.

Hot Flashbacks a Golden Girls Review – The Laurie Beechman Theatre
November 18, 2018 – New York

Picture it: New York City, Mar 2018. In a array of waggish prohibited flashbacks, Dorothy, Blanche and Rose find themselves singing and dancing their proceed by a Golden Girls’ many iconic moments; all a while in hunt for their subsequent #TokenSophia. Will it be you?!
The Golden Gays NYC are a New York City-based drag trio. The uncover stars Jason B. Schmidt as Dorothy, Andy Crosten as Blanche, and Gerry Mastrolia as Rose. This New York City rendezvous of HOT FLASHBACKS! A GOLDEN GIRLS REVUE kicks off a inhabitant tour, with stops in Pittsburgh, Baltimore, and Cumberland, Maryland.

Sunday Gospel Brunch with a World Famous Harlem Gospel Choir All You Can Eat – Sony Hall
November 18, 2018 – New York

The Choir brings their knowledge of Harlem and a Black Church to Times Square in a feet stomping, palm clapping uncover for fans from around a world. The home-style “all we can eat” southern smorgasboard is guaranteed to fill a hole in your soul, and a Choir’s joyous opening will have we dancing on a stage.
See some-more info on a B.B. King Blues Club website!

Juan Diego Flórez, Tenor Vincenzo Scalera, Piano – Carnegie Hall
November 18, 2018 – New York

“Juan Diego Flórez’s voice is like a engine in a Porsche 911; when we hear it, we know you’re in a participation of something finely tuned and luxurious” (Opera News). Flórez’s saccharine tone, poise of a immeasurable operation of outspoken song from Mozart and Rossini to Puccini, and charismatic entertainment participation make him a loyal assembly favorite and one of a many sought-after singers of a time.

New Federal Theatre presents a staged reading of “Baldwin’s Niggers” – Castillo Theatre
November 18, 2018 – NEW YORK CITY

A two-character play about a illusory assembly between James Baldwin and a Jewish romantic named Ezra who comes temperament income for a Civil Rights transformation though afterwards refuses to leave since of his heated seductiveness in Baldwin. What transpires is a shameful and ominous evening. Jonathan Newberry will review James Baldwin.
“Baldwin’s Niggers” by Reginald T. Jackson, destined by Anderson Johnson,.is partial of “The Nov Readings Series,” with readings of 8 plays during Castillo Theatre. This series, presented by Woodie King Jr.’s New Federal Theatre, is clinging to shining one- and two-character plays, a thespian form that many theaters neglect. It will be used to rise African-American writers and to name plays that New Federal Theatre might benefaction as full productions in a 2019-20 season.
Suggested donation: $10.

Dear Evan Hansen – Music Box Theatre
Through Nov 18, 2018 – New York

A minute that was never meant to be seen, a distortion that was never meant to be told, a life he never dreamed he could have. Evan Hansen is about to get a one thing he’s always wanted: A probability to finally fit in.
Both deeply personal and profoundly contemporary, Dear Evan Hansen is a new American low-pitched about life and a proceed we live it.
Dear Evan Hansen has struck a conspicuous chord with audiences and critics everywhere. The New York Times calls it “a pleasing new low-pitched for anyone with a violence heart.” And NBC Nightly News calls this confidant new low-pitched “an anthem resonating on Broadway and beyond.”

Hamilton – Richard Rodgers Theatre
Through Nov 18, 2018 – New York

Hamilton is a story of a doubtful Founding Father dynamic to make his symbol on a new republic as desirous and desirous as he is. From illegitimate waif to Washington’s right-hand man, insurgent to fight hero, a amatory father held in a country’s initial sex scandal, to a Treasury conduct who finished an untrusting universe trust in a American economy. George Washington, Eliza Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson and Hamilton’s lifelong friend/foil Aaron Burr all make their symbol in this startling new low-pitched scrutiny of a domestic mastermind.

Iliza Shlesinger – Carolines on Broadway
Through Nov 18, 2018 – New York

Iliza is one of today’s heading comedians with a fan bottom who uncover their faithfulness by formulating their possess Iliza desirous swag to wear to her shows. She recently finished hosting her late night unaccompanied run speak uncover “Truth Iliza,” on Freeform (formerly ABC Family). The self styled speak uncover is a cranky between amicable commentary, politics, cocktail enlightenment and Iliza’s specific code of feminism. In Nov 2017, she expelled her initial book Girl Logic: The Genius and a Absurdity (Hachette Book Group) a subversively humorous collection of essays and observations on a assured woman’s proceed to friendship, singlehood, and relationships.
Iliza’s fourth Netflix special Elder Millennial will premiere after in 2018 and she’s now filming a Paramount Pictures film “Instant Family,” starring Mark Wahlberg and Rose Byrne.
In Sep 2016, Iliza premiered her latest Netflix special, Confirmed Kills, that finds a comedian in tip form, rebellious touching topics while not trade on laughs. She recently wrapped adult her initial 15 city inhabitant entertainment debate with “Iliza: The Confirmed Kills Tour” and is now readying her subsequent stand-up special.
For a second year in a row, Iliza… (read more)

The Indie Collaborative Comes to Carnegie Hall – Carnegie Hall
November 19, 2018 – New York

The eccentric artist common famous as a Indie Collaborative is unapproachable to announce their entrance open opening during Carnegie Hall in New York City on Monday, Nov 19, 2018, during 8 PM. The uncover facilities 3 opposite genres of music: Musical Theater, World Music, and American Roots/Country Music. Featuring Tony Award Winner, Lillias White, Tony Award Nominee Rachel York, Something Rotten’s Ryan VanDenBoom, and An American In Paris’ Sara Estey, with low-pitched instruction by The Wiz’s Timothy Graphenreed. Also, Grammy® Award-winning flutist and composer Wouter Kellerman of South Africa will perform song from his rarely acclaimed universe song repertoire. Rounding out a dusk is Billboard Top 10 Country/Roots, multiple-award-winning singer/songwriter, Grant Maloy Smith, behaving with his Nashville band. Each act represents a opposite character of song and a artist’s unaccompanied background, symbolizing a immeasurable farrago of song among a I.C. members.

Ceg T Presents a Dead South W/ a Hooten Hallers – Sony Hall
November 19, 2018 – New York

General Admission Only
CEG T Presents
THE DEAD SOUTH
w/ THE HOOTEN HALLERS
Doors: 6:00 pm / Show: 7:00 pm
See some-more during a Sony Hall website!

Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors with Special Guest John Patitucci – Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola
November 19, 2018 – New York

The Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) is a module designed to encourage creativity and musicianship by companion training and thinking, with a matchless Danilo Pérez as a artistic director. The BGJI students furnish strange song and amicable projects in a office of peace, intercultural dialogue, amicable change, and democracy. This specifically comparison organisation of immature musicians travels and performs internationally, representing a core values and teachings of a BGJI. Tonight’s special guest musician is a unaccompanied bassist John Patitucci, who plays with a likes of Wayne Shorter, Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, and Roy Haynes, in further to recording and behaving as a personality for some-more than 30 years and counting.

Screening: The Price of Everything – The Art Students League
November 19, 2018 – New York

Join us for a giveaway screening of a new HBO Documentary Film, The Price of Everything, that takes an inside demeanour during a contemporary art market, where all has a cost and this cost is customarily high. Important players of a contemporary art theatre including a Art Students League’s unequivocally possess Larry Poons open a doors of their workshops, storerooms, and studios for a special glance into white-hot art market.

Ed Palermo Big Band – The Iridium
November 19, 2018 – New York

Ed Palermo Is A New York-Based Arranger And Alto Saxophonist Currently Living In West Orange, NJ. The Ed Palermo Big Band Has Been Together Since 1980 And Has Been Playing And Honing The Music Of Frank Zappa (Among Other Composers) For Over 30 Years, Mainly In Monthly Performances At The Iridium Nightclub In New York City And Bimonthly Concerts At The Falcon In Marlboro, NY.

Broadway Under a Stars – The Shops during Columbus Circle
November 19, 2018 – New York

Select expel from today’s hottest Broadway musicals will perform each Monday during 5pm from Nov 12 to Dec 10 on a second-floor mezzanine, with a final opening of a Broadway array on Dec. 10 opposite a backdrop of a famous twelve large stars. These stars are a largest specialty crafted vaunt of bright tone arrangement in a world, that hang from a 100-foot-high ceilings.
Hosted by Broadway actor George Psomas(Fiddler on a Roof, South Pacific), a casts of a following shows will perform songs from a given musicals for approximately 20 mins each:
·       Nov. 12 – School of Rock, Kinky Boots, Anastasia, Be More Chill 
·       Nov. 19 – Ruben Clay’s Christmas Show, Head Over Heels, The Band’s Visit, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
·       Nov. 26 – The Phantom of a Opera, Chicago, Waitress
·       Dec. 3 – The Prom, Dear Evan Hansen
·       Dec. 10 – Mean Girls, Wicked

Dear Evan Hansen – Music Box Theatre
Through Nov 21, 2018 – New York

A minute that was never meant to be seen, a distortion that was never meant to be told, a life he never dreamed he could have. Evan Hansen is about to get a one thing he’s always wanted: A probability to finally fit in.
Both deeply personal and profoundly contemporary, Dear Evan Hansen is a new American low-pitched about life and a proceed we live it.
Dear Evan Hansen has struck a conspicuous chord with audiences and critics everywhere. The New York Times calls it “a pleasing new low-pitched for anyone with a violence heart.” And NBC Nightly News calls this confidant new low-pitched “an anthem resonating on Broadway and beyond.”

Hamilton – Richard Rodgers Theatre
Through Nov 21, 2018 – New York

Hamilton is a story of a doubtful Founding Father dynamic to make his symbol on a new republic as desirous and desirous as he is. From illegitimate waif to Washington’s right-hand man, insurgent to fight hero, a amatory father held in a country’s initial sex scandal, to a Treasury conduct who finished an untrusting universe trust in a American economy. George Washington, Eliza Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson and Hamilton’s lifelong friend/foil Aaron Burr all make their symbol in this startling new low-pitched scrutiny of a domestic mastermind.

Thanksgiving with Wycliffe Gordon – Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola
November 22, 2018 – New York

Be a initial to explain your chair during a Thanksgiving table! Jazz during Lincoln Center members accept VIP pre-sale entrance to this eventuality starting Oct 4. Become a member currently and secure your reservations first. Public on-sale starts on Oct 11.
With trombonist, arranger, composer, thespian rope personality Wycliffe Gordon, saxophonist Adrian Cunningham, bassist Corcoran Holt, and drummer Alvin Atkinson, Jr.
Wycliffe Gordon has finished it once again, winning “Best Trombone” in a 2018 DownBeat Critics Poll, one year after winning a Jazz Journalists Association’s 2017 “Trombonist of a Year” title. It’s always a pleasure to acquire behind this former star of a Jazz during Lincoln Center Orchestra and a Wynton Marsalis Septet. Continuing a renouned tradition, Gordon kicks off a holiday deteriorate with a five-night stay during Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola and a special opening on Thanksgiving. Wycliffe Gordon is a clarification of a good time, and as Wynton Marsalis says, “just his participation is a artistic experience.”
Ticket cost includes cover, food, beverage, gratuity. Seats will be sole ubiquitous admission, list and bar seating. Depending on residence availability, business might be seated… (read more)

Thanksgiving Macy’s Day Parade Viewing 2018 – Monarch Rooftop Lounge
November 22, 2018 – New York

Come see a march balloons live from a rooftop 18 floors adult AND a march is played live on a 5 large shade TVs so all a performances and live promote can be enjoyed!
In further to a parade, we offer copiousness of family fun activities for everyone!
All tickets embody breakfast, brunch lunch equipment in further to juices, sodas, coffee and prohibited chocolate!
Open Bar includes all reward ethanol as good as a specialty Thanksgiving cocktails!
This year we will be donating all deduction from a raffle toward a Make A Wish substructure and we have a probability to win some unequivocally overwhelming prizes!

Times Square Ghost Pub Crawl – New Amsterdam Theater
November 23, 2018 – New York

Take a ghoulish and resounding travel by a Crossroads of a World and suffer some qualification cocktails along a proceed on Urban Village Tours’ Times Square Ghost Pub Crawl. See where some of a frightful ghosts reside inside some of Broadway’s oldest and many puzzling theaters. Learn about a comfortless story of a passing of a pleasing Ziegfeld girl. Learn about a spook who took a screen call on Opening Night. Learn about a members of a famous Round Table who still haunt a famous Algonquin Hotel. Learn about a Broadway Theatre that has 103 ghosts! Learn about a many famous choreographer in Broadway story and where his spook resides. And of course, suffer reward spirits poured by tip bartenders along a way. It will be spooky, frightful energetic fun!

Food Cart Tour of Midtown – Bank of America Tower
November 23, 2018 – New York

Get a ambience of Manhattan’s best travel food on this culinary scrutiny of New York City’s many iconic food carts and food trucks. You’ll hear a stories of industrious path entrepreneurs, learn about a story of travel vending, and know a daily hurdles and triumphs of handling these abounding though feverishly perfectionist tiny businesses. While a menu changes from week to week depending on that vendors are out that day, epicurean tastings might embody Bengali kati rolls, Egyptian falafel, Belgian waffles smothered in a cookie-based topping, and more! This debate is accessible on Fridays in a Midtown along Sixth Avenue not distant from Bryant Park and Times Square.

The Now – Largest Interactive Public Art – Coolture Impact
Through Nov 24, 2018 – New York

he Now, combined by video artists Laia Cabrera and Isabelle Duverger in partnership with interactivity designers NoirFlux and Karan Parikh, is a initial featured art arrangement during Coolture Impact and a largest interactive open art designation on a windows of a Port Authority Bus Terminal in Times Square.
The now offers a tour into enchanting worlds, intertwining existence and fantasy, opening doors to dark places and participatory environments. The Now explores short-lived spaces and secret together realities, in a cinematic excursion to visually distinguished realms, live painting, and charcterised characters with elaborating narratives. Visitors are invited to walk, pierce and uncover a opposite storylines.

Sunday Gospel Brunch with a World Famous Harlem Gospel Choir All You Can Eat – Sony Hall
November 25, 2018 – New York

The Choir brings their knowledge of Harlem and a Black Church to Times Square in a feet stomping, palm clapping uncover for fans from around a world. The home-style “all we can eat” southern smorgasboard is guaranteed to fill a hole in your soul, and a Choir’s joyous opening will have we dancing on a stage.
See some-more info on a B.B. King Blues Club website!

Velocity – The New Victory Theater
Through Nov 25, 2018 – Midtown

Don’t skip your probability to see James Devine’s “Fastest Feet in a World” and five-time World Irish Dance Champion David Geaney in a confidant and blazing daub opening for a ages. Two shining Irish hoofers come together in an intimate, no-nonsense jam event of unfit scuffles, shuffles and each time step in between. Backed by a rocking Celtic rope and DJ, and featuring a award-winning dancer AnneMarie Keaney, VELOCITY is a high-octane jubilee of a past, benefaction and destiny of Irish dance.

Hamilton – Richard Rodgers Theatre
Through Nov 25, 2018 – New York

Hamilton is a story of a doubtful Founding Father dynamic to make his symbol on a new republic as desirous and desirous as he is. From illegitimate waif to Washington’s right-hand man, insurgent to fight hero, a amatory father held in a country’s initial sex scandal, to a Treasury conduct who finished an untrusting universe trust in a American economy. George Washington, Eliza Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson and Hamilton’s lifelong friend/foil Aaron Burr all make their symbol in this startling new low-pitched scrutiny of a domestic mastermind.

That PHYSICS or CHEMISTRY SHOW – Playroom Theater
Through Dec 16, 2018 – NY

THAT PHYSICS SHOW is now in it’s third year. THAT CHEMISTRY SHOW is in a second year.
Long time Physics malcontent Dave Maiullo and Chemistry Demonstrator Borislau Bilash wobble some 30 scholarship demonstrations into a humorous and interesting melodramatic production. PHYSICS won a 2016 Drama Desk Award as Outstanding Unique Theatrical Experience of a year.
Performances are during noon and 3pm each Saturday and Sunday. Many propagandize and stay performances are scheduled as requested. In September, a third scholarship uncover will be added…THAT INVENTIONS SHOW.
www.sciencetheatercompany.com

Models and Bottles Fridays … Free on a A.C. Pass Guest List – Show
Through Dec 29, 2018 – New York City

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A.C. Pass List invites we to “The Original” Models and Bottles Fridays during NYCs newest premier hotspot, Show NYC! This will be a biggest Friday Night celebration NYC has ever seen. Top DJs, aerialists, dancers, consultant mixologists, bottle use served by a #Showgirls, a loyal VIP experience, a voluptuous crowd, all in a fantastic new venue. Ask about a specials, VIP packages and Group/ Birthday specials.. World reknown DJs play open format, residence music, aged skool, tip 40, mash-ups and more. Everyone receives nominal acknowledgment on a “A.C. Pass List” (ladies til 12am, Gents til 12am). Ask me about special birthday ( group) packages. Call me approach @ 917.653.0768 for Table Service and some-more details. 21+ID. To assist entry, get on a “A.C. Pass Guest List” greatfully e-mail me directly, crisac@mac.com. Doors and list opens during 10 pm all list closes during 2 am. All acknowledgment is during a option of a doorman. Dress select please. Dress code: Ladie… (read more)

Toward A Concrete Utopia: Architecture In Yugoslavia, 1948–1980 – The Museum of Modern Art
Through Jan 13, 2019 – Manhattan

Situated between a entrepreneur West and a revolutionary East, Yugoslavia’s architects responded to paradoxical final and influences, building a postwar pattern both in line with and graphic from a pattern approaches seen elsewhere in Europe and beyond. The pattern that emerged—from International Style skyscrapers to Brutalist “social condensers”—is a phenomenon of a radical diversity, hybridity, and faith that characterized a Yugoslav state itself. Toward a Concrete Utopia: Architecture in Yugoslavia, 1948–1980 introduces a well-developed work of revolutionary Yugoslavia’s heading architects to an general assembly for a initial time, highlighting a poignant nonetheless thus-far understudied physique of modernist architecture, whose forward-thinking contributions still ring today.

Judson Dance Theater: The Work Is Never Done – The Museum of Modern Art
Through Feb 03, 2019 – Manhattan

For a brief duration in a early 1960s, a organisation of choreographers, visible artists, composers, and filmmakers finished use of a internal church to benefaction performances that Village Voice censor Jill Johnston announced a many sparkling new developments in dance in a generation. Redefining a kinds of transformation that could count as dance, a Judson participants—Trisha Brown, Lucinda Childs, Philip Corner, Bill Dixon, Judith Dunn, David Gordon, Alex Hay, Deborah Hay, Fred Herko, Robert Morris, Steve Paxton, Rudy Perez, Yvonne Rainer, Robert Rauschenberg, Carolee Schneemann, and Elaine Summers, among others—would go on to profoundly figure all fields of art in a second half of a 20th century. Taking a name from a Judson Memorial Church, a socially intent Protestant assemblage in New York’s Greenwich Village, Judson Dance Theater was orderly as a array of open workshops from that a participants grown performances. Together, a artists challenged normal understandings of choreography, expanding dance in ways that reconsidered a place in a world. They employed new compositional methods to frame dance of a melodramatic conventions, incorporating “ordinary” movements—ge… (read more)

Constantin Brancusi Sculpture – The Museum of Modern Art
Through Feb 24, 2019 – Manhattan

Poet Erza Pound spoke of artist Constantin Brancusi’s work as providing “the master keys to a universe of form.” Over a career that spanned half a century, Brancusi’s innovations remade sculpture as it had been known, and shabby generations of artists to come. After relocating to Paris in 1904 from his local Romania, Brancusi influenced a coming of a Romanian peasant—a prolonged beard, work shirt, and sandals—while embedding himself in fashionable art circles. He shortly began pulling modernist sculpture to a threshold of abstraction, building a new, simplified wording of seemly crescents, radiant ovoids, and rough-hewn blocks that mostly evoked rather than resembled a things named in their titles, such as Bird in Space or Fish. He put a healthy properties of his materials on display, figure directly into timber and mill and polishing steel to high reflectivity. The bases for his sculptures were mostly built of built elements—wood cubes, cylindrical slices, pyramidal blocks, or cruciform stones—becoming an constituent member of a work itself and hinting during a probability of gigantic rearrangement, an thought that would infer fruitful in destiny decades.

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