New York - Daily Events List

May 29, 2012

TUESDAY

The Arts

3:30 amIl Divo.
Performing live. Beacon Theatre. (Arts - Opera). 212-496-7070
9:30 am-
8:00 pm
Madame Tussauds New York.
Participate in the action. Mix Music with R&B Megastar Usher, Sing for Simon on American Idol (R) or if you dare enter Chamber o… Madame Tussauds New York. (Arts - Gallery Walk). 800-246-8872
11:00 am-
5:45 pm
Culture and Continuity: The Jewish Journey.
The acclaimed permanent exhibition tells the unfolding story of Jewish culture and identity through 800 works of art, archaeolog… The Jewish Museum. (Arts - Gallery Walk). 212-423-3337
5:00 pmHow to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.
Young window-cleaner, J. Pierrepont Finch, begins a meteoric rise from the mail-room to Vice President of Advertising at the Wor… Al Hirschfeld Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
5:00 pmFoster The People.
Performing live in concert. Rumsey Playfield. (Arts - Concerts).
7:00 pmMamma Mia!.
The story of a forty-something mother planning her daughter's wedding. Incorporating 22 of the band ABBA's songs. Schedule var… Winter Garden Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
7:00 pmThe Lion King.
Disney's Tony Award winning musical about Simba, a young cub, and his journey from childhood to adulthood and eventually the thr… Minskoff Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-869-0550
7:00 pmThe Phantom of the Opera.
The unforgettable tale of a mysterious figure haunting the Paris Opera House. Majestic Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
7:00 pmJersey Boys.
A new Broadway musical based on the life story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito an… August Wilson Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
7:00 pmWicked.
The story of two girls born in the Land of Oz. One has green skin as is fiery and misunderstood, the other beautiful and popula… Gershwin Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-307-4100
7:00 pmMary Poppins.
Based on the stories by P.L. Travers and the Oscar-winning 1964 Walt Disney film. The show fatures original film score by Rober… New Amsterdam Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-282-2900
7:00 pmMemphis - The Musical.
The story of Huey Calhoun, a white radio DJ whose love of good music transcends race lines and airwaves. Set in the turbulent s… Shubert Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
7:00 pmRock of Ages.
It's 1987 and the final countdown is on for a legendary Hollywood rock club facing its demise at the hands of eager developers.… Helen Hayes Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-307-4100
7:00 pmSister Act.
Based on the smash-hit film, Sister Act features an original score by 8-time Oscar and 10-time Grammy Award winner Alan Menken… Broadway Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
7:00 pmHow to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.
Young window-cleaner, J. Pierrepont Finch, begins a meteoric rise from the mail-room to Vice President of Advertising at the Wor… Al Hirschfeld Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
7:00 pmAnything Goes.
Featuring some of musical theater's most memorable standards, including "You're the Top," "Blow, Gabriel, Blow," "It's De-Lovely… Stephen Sondheim Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
7:00 pmPriscilla Queen of the Desert.
A trio of friends on a heart-warming, uplifting adventure hop aboard a battered old bus searching for love and friendship in the… Palace Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 877-250-2929
7:00 pmWar Horse.
Winner of 5 Tony Awards including Best Play! At the outbreak of World War One, Joey, young Albert's beloved horse, is sold to th… Vivian Beaumont Theater. (Performance - Theater). 212-239-6200
7:00 pmThe Book of Mormon.
Winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical! A hilarious Broadway musical about a pair of mismatched Mormon boys sent on a… Eugene O'Neill Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
7:00 pmThe Devil's Music: The Music Of Bessie Smith.
Miche Braden plays the role of iconic blues singer Bessie Smith in this off-Broadway production. St. Luke's Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
7:00 pmGodspell.
Godspell's score features hits including "Day by Day," "Turn Back, O Man," "Learn Your Lessons Well, "Prepare Ye the Way," "Ligh… Circle in the Square Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
7:00 pmOther Desert Cities.
A Jon Robin Baitz's famous family drama live on stage. The schedule shown may not list all performances. Booth Theatre. (Performance - Theater). 212-239-6200
7:00 pmPorgy and Bess.
Featuring Audra McDonald, Norm Lewis and David Alan Grier in this musical production. Richard Rodgers Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-307-4100
7:00 pmThe Columnist.
Featuring John Lithgow as Joseph Alsop in this production. Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. (Performance - Theater). 212-399-3030
7:00 pmLysistrata Jones.
A new musical comedy based on a book written by Douglas Carter Beane. Walter Kerr Theater. (Performance - Musical Comedy). 212-239-6200
7:00 pmEvita.
Based on the story of Argentina's Eva Peron. Starring Ricky Martin as Che. The schedule shown may not list all performances. Marquis Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-382-0100
7:00 pmDeath of a Salesman.
This version of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman, the story of distressed salesman Willy Loman, stars Philip Seymour Hoffman,… The Barrymore Theater. (Performance - Theater). 212-239-6200
7:00 pmThe End Of The Rainbow.
Peter Quilter's biopic of the later years of Judy Garland, featuring some of Garland's best known songs, starring Tracie Bennett. Belasco Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
7:00 pmGhost The Musical.
The Broadway adpatation of the hit movie starring Caissie Levy as Molly and Richard Fleeshman as Sam. Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-307-4747
7:00 pmJesus Christ Superstar.
This up-to-date production of the rock opera tells the story of the final days in the life of Jesus Christ. Neil Simon Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-307-4100
7:00 pmOne Man, Two Guvnors.
The story of Francis Henshall and the two guvnors he must mind, Roscoe Crabbe, a small-time East End hood, and Stanley Stubbers,… Music Box Theater. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
7:00 pmOnce.
A musical based on the hit independent film. Authentic and funny, Once tells the story of an Irish musician and a Czech immigran… Bernard B. Jacobs Theater. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
7:00 pmDon't Dress For Dinner.
A funny comedy written by Marc Camoletti. The schedule shown may not list all performances; Please contact the venue directly fo… American Airlines Theater. (Performance - Show Comedy). 212-719-1300
7:00 pmVenus In Fur.
A production that goes behind the scenes at an audition, where a man and a woman confuse the lines between fantasy and reality,… Lyceum Theatre. (Performance - Theater). 212-239-6200
7:00 pmThe Best Man.
Starring James Earl Jones and John Larroquette, in a play about power, ambition, political secrets, ruthlessness and the race f… Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. (Performance - Theater). 212-239-6200
7:00 pmNice Work if You Can Get It.
A musical comedy starring Matthew Broderick and Kelli O'Hara The schedule shown may not list all performances. Imperial Theatre. (Performance - Musical Comedy). 212-239-6200
7:00 pmLeap Of Faith.
Starring Raul Esparza. One charismatic con-man is about to find that out -- that love will get you every time. St. James Theater. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
7:00 pmOld Jews Telling Jokes.
Features five actors in a revue that pays tribute to and reinvents classic jokes of the past and present. The schedule shown may… Westside Theatre - Downstairs. (Performance - Comedic). 212-315-2302
7:00 pmWomen Of A Certain Age.
Three Women and One Man face the trials, tribulations and triumphs that life presents, with wit and wisdom. The schedule shown m… The Beckett Theatre at Theatre Row. (Performance - Theater). 212-947-8844
7:00 pmA Streetcar Named Desire.
Starring Blair Underwood, Nicole Ari Parker, Daphne Rubin-Vega and Wood Harrishe in this multi-racial revival of Tennessee Willi… Broadhurst Theatre. (Performance - Theater). 212-239-6200
7:00 pmPeter and the Starcatcher.
A theatrical, funny and innovative retelling of how a miserable orphan came to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up. The schedule s… Brooks Atkinson Theatre. (Performance - Theater). 212-307-4100
7:00 pmThe Lyons.
A comedy starring Linda Lavin where the wife waits for her husband who is on is deathbed to die and children fall apart with the… Cort Theatre. (Performance - Theater). 212-239-6200
7:30 pmSpider-Man: Turn Off the Dark.
Bullied by his classmates and tortured by an unrelenting crush on next-door-neighbor Mary Jane Watson, this science geek discove… Foxwoods Theater. (Performance - Musical). 800-745-3000
7:30 pmAmerican Ballet Theatre: The Bright Stream.
Celebrates the illusory nature of love in all of its baffling, maddening detail with mistaken identities, hilarious deceptions a… Metropolitan Opera House. (Performance - Ballet). 212-362-6000
7:30 pmThe Common Pursuit.
This production features the lives of six friends throughout a 20-year span. The schedule shown may not list all performances; P… Laura Pels Theatre. (Performance - Theater). 212-719-1300
7:30 pmNew York City Ballet: Russian Seasons.
Russian Seasons New Millepied DGV: Danse Grande Vitesse. David H. Koch Theater. (Performance - Ballet). 212-870-5570
8:00 pmMamma Mia!.
The story of a forty-something mother planning her daughter's wedding. Incorporating 22 of the band ABBA's songs. Schedule var… Winter Garden Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
8:00 pmChicago - The Musical.
This Tony-Award winning musical tells a story of two showgirls who kill their lovers and how their smooth lawyer propels them in… Ambassador Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
8:00 pmThe Phantom of the Opera.
The unforgettable tale of a mysterious figure haunting the Paris Opera House. Majestic Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
8:00 pmJersey Boys.
A new Broadway musical based on the life story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito an… August Wilson Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
8:00 pmStomp.
This international percussion ensemble used everyday objects to create amazing sounds and rhythms. Listing may not include all s… Orpheum Theatre. (Performance - Theater). 212-307-4100
8:00 pmBlue Man Group.
Three enigmatic bald and blue characters who take the audience through a multi-sensory experience that combines theatre, percuss… Astor Place Theatre. (Performance - Theater). 800-BLUE-MAN
8:00 pmMary Poppins.
Based on the stories by P.L. Travers and the Oscar-winning 1964 Walt Disney film. The show fatures original film score by Rober… New Amsterdam Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-282-2900
8:00 pmPerfect Crime.
Perfect Crime, is about a small-town detective determined to prove that an affluent psychiatrist murdered her husband. Snapple Theater Center. (Performance - Theater). 212-307-4100
8:00 pmMemphis - The Musical.
The story of Huey Calhoun, a white radio DJ whose love of good music transcends race lines and airwaves. Set in the turbulent s… Shubert Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
8:00 pmCirque du Soleil: Zarkana.
Cirque du Soleil Zarkana, created exclusively for Radio City, is the story of a a magician who has lost his love and along with… Radio City Music Hall. (Performance). 212-307-7171
8:00 pmAnything Goes.
Featuring some of musical theater's most memorable standards, including "You're the Top," "Blow, Gabriel, Blow," "It's De-Lovely… Stephen Sondheim Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
8:00 pmThe Fantasticks.
The story of a young boy and girl who fall madly in love at the hands of their meddling fathers, but soon grow restless and stra… Snapple Theater Center. (Performance - Musical). 212-921-7862
8:00 pmLang Lang.
Acclaimed pianist Lang Lang performs live. Isaac Stern Auditorium. (Arts - Concerts). 212-247-7800
8:00 pmHarvey.
Starring Jim Parsons, Jessica Hecht and Charles Kimbrough in this comedy by Mary Chase. The schedule shown may not list all perf… Studio 54. (Performance - Theater). 212-239-6200
8:00 pm4000 Miles.
After losing his best friend while they were on a bike trip, Leo seeks comfort from his feisty 91year-old grandmother. The sche… Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater. (Performance - Theater).
8:15 pmNewsical The Musical.
This musical revue is based on making fun of current events, newsmakers, celebrities, and politicians. The Kirk Theatre at Theatre Row. (Performance - Musical). 212-279-4200
 here: remembering 9/11.
"here: remembering 9/11" features a selection of photographs from the "here is new york: a democracy of photographs" exhibition,… Ground Zero. (Arts - Photography Exhibit).

Sports

7:10 pmNew York Mets vs. Philadelphia Phillies.
MLB Baseball Game. Citi Field. (Sports - Pro Baseball). 718-507-TIXX

For Children

3:30 pmAfter School Book Club.
Students in Grades 4 and 5. Read and discuss selected books covering major periods in history. The collections and historic bui… Historic Richmond Town. (Kids - Children's Activities). 718-351-1611

Community

6:00 am-
8:00 am
Beginners Meditation.
The Manhattan Meditation Center is a place to learn about meditation and life. Meditation and life are both big topics, we know… Manhattan Meditation Center. (Community - Self Help).
11:00 amGround Zero Museum Workshop "Images & Artifacts from the Recovery".
5-star rated exhibit displays 100 of Gary Marlon Suson's most notable photographs as well as artifacts from the recovery, items… Ground Zero Museum. (Educational - Walking Tour). 212-209-3370
1:00 pmGround Zero Museum Workshop "Images & Artifacts from the Recovery".
5-star rated exhibit displays 100 of Gary Marlon Suson's most notable photographs as well as artifacts from the recovery, items… Ground Zero Museum. (Educational - Walking Tour). 212-209-3370
3:30 pm-
4:30 pm
OSLIC Voice Spa.
Learn to use a voice that seduces and words that charm from certified OSLIC Instructors. Get what you need just using your spee… Oslic Voice Spa. (Educational - Class). 212-951-3844
6:30 pm-
8:30 pm
Open Meditation Session.
Attend the 2 hour meditation and breath session to learn some of the breathing techniques and the mission that is putting a smil… Art Of Living. (Community - Self Help). 212-414-8222
7:00 pm-
8:30 pm
Amma's Satsang.
Satsang has power to transform your mind. It is a time to cleanse the mind and allow the spirit to flow. Satsang is Sanskrit fo… Dharmakaya Meditation Center. (Community - Self Help). 212-306-0534
 New York Pole Dancing.
Intro to Pole Dancing classes. Also $5, $10, & $20 class packages available. Classes run 7 days a week. New York Pole Dancing. (Educational - Class). 917-628-7449
 Made on Staten Island.
Made on Staten Island presents a wide variety of objects crafted and produced on the island from the 18th to the 20th centuries,… Historic Richmond Town. (Educational - Walking Tour). 718-351-1611
 Toys!.
The exhibition features more than 200 of the best-loved and most fondly remembered toys from the 1840s through today. Hands-on… Historic Richmond Town. (Educational - Walking Tour). 718-351-1611
 Occupy Wall Street Protest.
Protesters, representing 99% of America, will occupy Wall Street to bring attention to social justice and the influence of corpo… Zuccotti Park. (Community - Organization). 212-417-7215

Health & Fitness

6:00 pm-
8:00 pm
Capoeira Angola Martial Arts Class.
With origins in central Africa, this is a powerful Afro-Brazilian martial art that was once outlawed in Brazil. Wear a belt, loo… Park51 Community Center. (Health & Fitness). 646-723-4344

Miscellaneous

11:00 amNew York TV & Movie Tour.
Lights, Camera, Action! Take a bus tour to the sites of your favorite movies and TV shows. Over 40 sites from over 60 TV shows a… On Location Tours. (Miscellaneous). 212-209-3370
11:00 amSex & the City Hotspots Tour.
Follow in the footsteps of Carrie & Co. as they conquer New York City! See where they drank, shopped and gossip. Visit Charlotte… On Location Tours. (Miscellaneous). 212-209-3370
3:00 pmSex & the City Hotspots Tour.
Follow in the footsteps of Carrie & Co. as they conquer New York City! See where they drank, shopped and gossip. Visit Charlotte… On Location Tours. (Miscellaneous). 212-209-3370
5:30 pm-
11:30 pm
Past Rock Star Silkscreen Exhibit.
George H. Potter's current exhibition is a tribute series honoring the legendary entertainers who recorded landmark albums there… Providence. (Miscellaneous). 212-307-0062

Dining Specials

 Vintage Irving Hosts Signature Tuesdays.
Chef Jason Bunin will present a menu of 2-3 courses and cocktail pairings of highly seasonal, local fare. Each week will featur… Tasting Room at Vintage Irving. (Dining - Food Tasting). 212-677-6300

Nightlife

5:00 pmThe Grand Opening of $1 Tuesdays.
Come Experience the Cool and Sexy Atmosphere that we have to offer at this new and sexy Bi-Level lounge. Great food. Open bar fr… Juniper Suite Lounge. (Nightlife - Happy Hours). 212-586-4737
5:30 pm-
11:00 pm
Tune N Tuesdays at Flute.
Come connect with various urban professionals for an after work mixer. Join Ferlu Creations in shaping tomorrow's music by prev… Flute Gramercy. (Nightlife - Live Music). 212-529-7870
6:00 pm-
10:00 pm
Guest Bartending at Proof.
Guest Bartenders behind the bar with your friends. Proof Bar and Lounge. (Nightlife - Theme Night). 212-228-4200
6:00 pm-
2:00 am
No Limit Afterwork Tuesdays.
Get ready to enjoy the diverse musical palette of resident DJ Danny Ramirez spinning Salsa, Merengue, Reggae, House, Hip-Hop, Ol… School. (Nightlife - Dance). 646-345-8926
7:00 pmOpen Mic Tuesdays.
Open Mike Tuesdays hosted by storyteller-comedian Master Lee & comedian-character woman Sue Ball. Storytellers, comedians, poet… Downeast Arts Center. (Nightlife - Open Mic). 212-228-2886
7:00 pm-
11:00 pm
Almost Famous Tuesdays.
Want to fulfill your dreams of being a rockstar? Now is your chance! Join us every Tuesday 7pm-11pm and compete to be the Rock… The Village Pourhouse. (Nightlife - Theme Night). 212-979-BEER
8:00 pm-
3:00 am
Mojo at Kush.
Let pulsating Cuban rhythms take the lead of your hips while sipping a fresh cold Mojito. A magical night that takes you on a… Kush Lounge. (Nightlife - Singles). 212-677-7328
8:00 pm-
10:00 pm
Trivia Night.
$3 Drafts, $5 Well Drinks, $6 Frozen Drinks, 1st Place: One Hour Open Bar, 2nd Place: $50 Gift Certificate, 3rd Place: $25 Gift… Southern Hospitality BBQ. (Nightlife - Theme Night). 212-259-1001
8:00 pmOff!.
Performing live. Bowery Ballroom. (Nightlife - Live Music). 212-260-4700
9:00 pmAcoustic Tuesday at Rubber Monkey.
A round-robin of live performances in an unplugged format. You never know who you might run into here, from Broadway actors to… Rubber Monkey. (Nightlife - Dance). 212-625-8220
9:00 pm-
11:00 pm
Tuesday Night Comedy at Alligator Lounge.
Stand-up, sketch and improvisational comedy. Affordable drinks, brick oven pizzas, and the world's best bartender, Big Dave. Alligator Lounge. (Nightlife - Comedy). 973-667-4304
9:00 pmDuke Ellington Orchestra.
This 16-piece big band is directed by Duke Ellington's grandson Paul Mercer Ellington and jazz great Jack Jeffers. Birdland Jazz Club. (Nightlife - Jazz). 212-581-3080
9:00 pmStand Up Comedy.
Every night The Broadway Comedy Club features comics who have appeared on Letterman, The Tonight Show, Saturday Night Live, Mad… Broadway Comedy Club. (Nightlife - Comedy). 212-757-2323
9:00 pmComedy Showcase.
Comics at the New York Comedy Club have appeared on the Tonight Show, Letterman, MTV, Comedy Central, Saturday Night Live, and m… New York Comedy Club. (Nightlife - Comedy). 212-696-5233
9:00 pm-
2:30 am
Live Funk/R&B at Club Groove.
Features live music seven nights a week. Club Groove. (Nightlife - Live Music). 212-254-9393
10:00 pmThink Differently Tuesdays at Fun.
Zoya, Alina and Sherry of ThinkCorporation bring you high-concept, high-class hip-hop, reggae, and R&B classics with guest super… Fun. (Nightlife - Theme Night). 212-946-1955
11:00 pmDuke Ellington Orchestra.
This 16-piece big band is directed by Duke Ellington's grandson Paul Mercer Ellington and jazz great Jack Jeffers. Birdland Jazz Club. (Nightlife - Jazz). 212-581-3080
 All the Drag with the Asian Dragdolls.
Witty drag queens from New York team up with Asian "dragdolls" from Singapore, Japan, India, China, Hawaii, Indonesia, and the P… Lucky Cheng's. (Nightlife - Adult theme). 212-861-2438
 Cory Chisel.
WFUV live broadcast - For WFUV and Vinofile Members only. City Winery. (Nightlife - Parties). 212-608-0555
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