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April 1, 2016

April Fool's Day


7:30 pmNew York Knicks vs. Brooklyn Nets.
NBA Basketball Game. Madison Square Garden. (Sports - Pro Basketball). 212-307-7171


11:00 am-
8:00 pm
Affordable Art Fair NYC.
With over 70 local, national and international galleries. An inspiring and friendly atmosphere in which you can find thousands o… Metropolitan Pavilion. (Festivals - Arts Festival / Fair). 212-463-0071

The Arts

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6:00 pm
Arts Brookfield presents Joshua Dorman's American Soil.
For this project, acclaimed New York City based artist Joshua Dorman works with early 1900's soil sample maps, antique collage e… One New York Plaza. (Arts - Art Exhibit).
9:30 am-
10:00 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-
4:00 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
11:00 am-
6:00 pm
Three Exciting Exhibitions at Agora Gallery.
Three exhibitions that are nvestigating the different voices coming from every corner of the globe and hearing what they have to… Agora Gallery - Chelsea. (Arts - Art Exhibit). 212-226-4151
7:00 pmTony n' Tina's Wedding.
This long-running interactive mock wedding exploits the stereotype of the melodramatic Italian. As an invited guest you will da… Vinnie Black's Colliseum at the Edison Hotel. (Performance - Show Comedy). 212-352-3101
7:30 pmSchool of Rock.
The story of substitute teacher Dewey Finn as he transforms his class at a prestigious prep school from the regular academic cur… Winter Garden Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
7:30 pm-
10:00 pm
25 Years Concert Celebration -- David Ippolito "That Guitar Man from Central Park".
If you love the music of James Taylor, The Beatles and great original folk/rock paired with socially-conscious comedy, then you'… Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton Symphony Space. (Arts - Concerts). 212-864-5400
7:30 pm-
9:30 pm
ACO presents Eastern Wind at Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall.
ACO presents Eastern Wind, featuring five works with Middle Eastern & Indian influence. World premieres include Mehmet Ali Sanli… Judy and Arthur Zankel Hall. (Arts - Concerts).
7:30 pmVotes.
"Votes" by Jacqueline S. Salit and Fred Newman, composed by leading pop/country tunesmith Annie Roboff, is an "outsider" musical… Castillo Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-941-1234
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 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
8:00 pmThe Phantom of the Opera.
Opened on Broadway in 1988. 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 pmWicked.
Opened on Broadway in 2003, The story of two girls born in the Land of Oz. One has green skin as is fiery and misunderstood, th… Gershwin Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-307-4100
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 pmRockStarsNYC.
The newest Off-Broadway Theater event to stage dive into the intensified rock concert experience combining dance & live rock n r… Polly Esther's NY. (Performance - Theater). 212-714-ROCK
8:00 pm-
10:00 pm
Flanagan's Wake.
Comical interactive Irish wake. Much of the play's hilarious detail is created as the cast and audience interact, each offering… Mr. Dennehy's. (Performance - Show Comedy). 212-868-4444
8:00 pmWayra: Fuerza Bruta.
Fuerza Bruta is an event where worlds collide, dreams are real and reality takes a back seat. The visuals are spectacular. The… Daryl Roth Theatre. (Performance - Theater). 212-375-1110
8:00 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
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 pmAvenue Q.
Set in NY on Avenue Q, which is described as the only place one can live when they are just out of college, out of a job or brok… New World Stages - Theatre 3. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
8:00 pmMatilda - The Musical.
Based on the story writtenby Roald Dahl, Matilda is the story of an extraordinary little girl who decides that despite a bad odd… Shubert Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
8:00 pmKinky Boots.
A musical starring Cyndi Lauper. Based on the 2005 British movie about a failing shoe factory in North England, it follows the b… Al Hirschfeld Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
8:00 pmAn American In Paris.
A romantic story of a young American soldier, a beautiful French girl set in an European city, both looking for a new beginning… Palace Theatre. (Performance - Theater). 212-730-8200
8:00 pmThe Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.
15 year old Christopher has an extraordinary brain but when he is under suspicion for killing his neighbor's dog, he sets out to… The Barrymore Theater. (Performance - Theater). 212-239-6200
8:00 pmFun Home.
Based on Alison Bechdel's best-selling graphic memoir features music by Jeanine Tesori. Circle in the Square Theatre. (Performance - Theater). 212-239-6200
8:00 pmFinding Neverland.
Finding Neverland follows the story of author J.M. Barrie and his relationship with the family of widow Sylvia Llewelyn Davies. Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-307-4747
8:00 pmOn Your Feet.
The story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan, who believed in their talent, their music and each other, and became an international se… Marquis Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-382-0100
8:00 pmAladdin.
Aladdin frees a genie from a lamp, he finds his wishes granted. However, he soon finds that the evil has other plans for the lam… New Amsterdam Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-282-2900
8:00 pmAmerican Psycho.
Set in the excess of 1980s Manhattan, American Psycho tells the story of Patrick Bateman, a young and handsome Wall Street banke… Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
8:00 pmEclipsed.
Amid the chaos of the Liberian Civil War, the captive wives of a rebel officer band together to form a fragile community - until… John Golden Theatre. (Performance - Theater). 212-239-6200
8:00 pmAllegiance.
Inspired by true events, Allegiance is the story of the Kimura family, whose lives are upended when they and 120,000 other Japan… Longacre Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
8:00 pmHamilton.
A musical story about the life and very interesting times of Alexander Hamilton. Richard Rodgers Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-307-4100
8:00 pmBeautiful: The Carole King Musical.
The inspiring true story of Carole King, from her early days as a Brooklyn teenager (named Carol Klein) struggling to enter the… Stephen Sondheim Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
8:00 pmArthur Miller's The Crucible.
A revival of Arthur Miller's 1953 play taking place during the Salem witch trials. The play served as Miller's statement about i… Walter Kerr Theater. (Performance - Theater). 212-239-6200
8:00 pmRodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I.
A revival of the beloved musical about Anna Leonowens, a widowed schoolteacher from Wales who travels to Siam to teach the King'… Vivian Beaumont Theater. (Performance - Musical). 212-362-7600
8:00 pmTrip of Love.
The story of one girl's journey through the 60's set to the biggest hits of the decade. Stage 42. (Performance - Musical).
8:00 pmDaddy Long Legs.
The story of Jerusha Abbott, an orphan who gains an anonymous benefactor who agrees to send her to college on the condition that… Davenport Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-874-5348
8:00 pmBright Star.
The story of Billy Crane and Alice Murphy, a young soilder home from WWII and the editor of a literary journal, who's meeting ch… Cort Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
8:00 pmWaitress.
Based on the 2007 film of the same name, this follows the story of Jenna who is a pregnant waitress trapped in an abusive marria… Brooks Atkinson Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-307-4100
8:00 pmFiddler on the Roof.
A revival of the much beloved musical about Tevye and his daughters in a settlement of Russia. Broadway Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
8:00 pmTuck Everlasting.
Young Winnie Foster is taken on a life-changing adventure when she discovers the magical secrets of the Tuck family. Broadhurst Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
8:00 pmHughie.
The story of Erie Smith, played by Forest Whitaker, a lonely gambler and alcoholic, and his experience with the new night clerk… Booth Theatre. (Performance - Theater). 212-239-6200
8:00 pmSomething Rotten!.
Nick and Nigel Bottom are playrights in the 1590's, living in the shadow of the "The Bard." A visit to a soothsayer leads them i… St. James Theater. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
8:00 pmShe Loves Me.
Georg and Amalia are two co-workers that don't quite get along, but in a comic twist they turn out to be each other's romantic p… Studio 54. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
8:00 pmThe Father.
Frank Langella stars as Andre, who is living with his daughter, Anne and her husband. The story goes inside the mind of Andre wh… Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. (Performance - Theater). 212-399-3030
8:00 pmDisaster!.
It's 1979 and a group of New York City A-listers are attending the grand opening of casino and disco when all sorts of disasters… Nederlander Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-921-8000
8:00 pm"DAMASCUS II".
This is the second installment of the three-part work in which Strindberg first introduced true surrealism to the stage in the t… Gene Frankel Theater and Film Workshop. (Performance). 212-777-1767
8:00 pmFigaro (90210).
This adaptation of Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro blends the original score with a new English (and Spanglish) libretto by Vid… The Duke on 42nd Street. (Arts - Opera). 646-223-3042
8:00 pmPennsylvania Ballet at The Joyce Theater.
The company presents three works choreographed specifically for its dancers - Choreographer-in-Residence Matthew Neenan's Keep;… The Joyce Theater. (Performance - Ballet). 212-242-0800
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
9:30 pmFly, You Fools!.
This spring at the Peoples Improv Theater. Three actors and a foley artist band together (in fellowship) to bring you a live, "s… The Peoples Improv Theater (PIT). (Performance - Theater). 212-563-7488
10:30 pm-
11:30 pm
Too Much Light Makes the Baby go Blind.
Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind is the New York Neo-Futurists, the wildly prolific writers/directors/performers, race-aga… Kraine Theater. (Performance - Theater). 212-352-3101
10:30 pmNaked Boys Singing!.
A male nudity production through comedy, song and dance. The schedule shown may not list all performances; Please contact the ve… 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).


7:30 pmNew York Knicks vs. Brooklyn Nets.
NBA Basketball Game. Madison Square Garden. (Sports - Pro Basketball). 212-307-7171

For Children

3:30 pmGlobal Story Hour.
Global Story Hour focuses on books on diverse countries and cultures that promote inclusive behavior and development of early ch… Mercy Corps Action Center. (Kids - Children's Activities). 212-537-0511
7:00 pmThe Gazillion Bubble Show.
This Guiness record holder has blown the biggest soap bubble. Fan Yang presents a show filed with lighting effects, maagic and b… New World Stages - Theatre 2. (Kids - Children's Activities). 212-239-6200


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&1:00 pm
Ground 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
5:30 pm-
6:30 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
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
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

Health & Fitness

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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


10:00 amSopranos Sites Tour.
See the shootings from the hit show on a bus tour through Sopranoland. Over 40 locations on the tour, including Father Phil's P… On Location Tours. (Miscellaneous). 212-209-3370
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
12:00 pmGossip Girl Sites Tour.
Experience a day in the life of Manhattan's Elite on the tour of Gossip Girl Sites. More than 40 locations that have been used… On Location Tours. (Miscellaneous). 212-209-3370
12:00 pmCentral Park TV & Movie Sites Tour.
Take Two! on a trip through Central Park. Over 40 locations on the tour, including locations from Enchanted, When Harry Met Sall… 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
9:00 pm-
4:00 am
Shorts and Beats.
A screening of short films from some of New York City's most intriguing and innovative new film makers. In between films DJ's Ga… Gstaad. (Miscellaneous). 212-475-4185

Dining Specials

11:30 amAloha Fridays.
Every Friday after is Aloha Friday at Roy's New York. Wear your favorite Hawaiian shirt and receive 10% off your lunch or dinner. Roy's New York. (Dining - Dining Specials). 212-266-6262


1:00 am-
6:00 am
Located inside the Vitality Lounge, Rapt is an after-hours drum'n'bass, jungle, hip hop club featuring guest DJ's, an oxygen bar… Vitality Lounge. (Nightlife - Parties). 212-358-9822
5:00 pm-
12:00 am
Salsa Groove.
An after work happy hour Salsa Party. It's the only Salsa party happening on Friday nights so we get a diverse vibrant crowd see… SOB's - Sounds of Brazil. (Nightlife - Dance). 212-243-4940
5:00 pm-
4:00 am
Indulge Afterwork Fridays.
Network & socialize with mature professionals after a long work week for an evening of food, drinks, dancing and fun at this sex… Vesta. (Nightlife - Happy Hours). 212-629-1786
5:00 pm-
10:00 pm
Satisfaction Afterwork Fridays.
DJay Gus of Scratch Academy spinning R&B/HipHop/Top 40/Reggae/Latin/Old School. Midtown's # 1 Happy Hour Dance Party. Fashiona… Elevate NYC. (Nightlife - Dance). 347-788-9817
5:30 pm-
7:30 pm
Lew Anderson All-American Big Band.
On Fridays enjoy the big sound of Lew Anderson's All American Big Band. Birdland Jazz Club. (Nightlife - Live Music). 212-581-3080
7:30 pmNational Comedy Theatre Improv.
Nationally acclaimed improv comedy show that is appropriate for all audiences. Similar in style to Drew Carey's 'Whose Line is… National Comedy Theatre. (Nightlife - Comedy). 212-629-5202
8:00 pm-
9:30 pm
Chicago City Limits.
New York's legendary improv. group, Chicago City Limits is better then ever after winning back-to-back MAC awards (2008-09) for… Broadway Comedy Club. (Nightlife - Comedy). 212-888-5233
9:00 pmI Need A Drink.
Bring in the weekend with the dynamic Drum & Bass stylings of David 'Swingsett' of ISM Records. The crowd is a rare cross-secti… Fun. (Nightlife - Theme Night). 212-946-1955
9:00 pmKaraoke at Rubber Monkey.
Karaoke set-up in the Performance Lounge, with a mix of R&B, hip-hop and house going on down below. Rubber Monkey. (Nightlife - Karaoke). 212-625-8220
9:00 pm-
12:00 am
Steamy Sultry Salsa Social.
NYC's hotest Salsa Dance Party. Every Friday night from 9:00-12:00 am; very well attended; all ages and all levels of dancers, f… Lorenz Latin Dance Studio. (Nightlife - Dance). 212-418-5484
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
9:45 pmNational Comedy Theatre Improv.
Nationally acclaimed improv comedy show that is appropriate for all audiences. Similar in style to Drew Carey's 'Whose Line is… National Comedy Theatre. (Nightlife - Comedy). 212-629-5202
10:00 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
10:00 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
10:00 pmLate Night Party.
Open bar for ladies 10:30-11:30pm. Ladies free till midnight, Men free till 11:30pm. Reduced after on guestlist. Music by DJ… Vesta. (Nightlife - DJ). 212-629-1786
10:00 pm-
2:00 am
Rock & Roll Dueling Piano Show.
All request sing a long featuring your favorite Rock & Roll Hits. Popular requests include Billy Joel, Elton John, Bon Jovi, Br… Sweet Caroline's Dueling Piano Bar. (Nightlife - Live Music). 212-977-3884
10:00 pm-
4:00 am
Ladies Night Fridays.
Ladies drink for 1/2 price every Friday from 10pm-close only at The Village Pourhouse! The Village Pourhouse. (Nightlife - Ladies Night). 212-979-BEER
11:00 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
11:45 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
12:00 am-
4:00 am
Manhattan Haitian Dance Party.
Featuring the music of Haitian culture called Konpa. It is an infectious mid-tempo Caribbean sound that is danced with a partner… SOB's - Sounds of Brazil. (Nightlife - Dance). 212-243-4940
Full Frontal Fridays at SBNY.
World Class Circuit DJ's will be in each week from 10pm until 5am. SBNY Splash Bar New York. (Nightlife - Gay & Lesbian). 212-691-0073
Blues, Jazz, & Rock.
Jazz, Blues & Rock Club Crawl in Greenwich Village. Call for reservations & meeting place. $20 includes admission to all clubs… New York Metro Area. (Nightlife - Pub Crawl / Bar Tour). 212-696-6617
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
Drink, Dine, Dance.
Drink, Dine, Dance and Smike Hookah every Friday and Saturday. Featuring DJ Amir, Belly Dancer, Club Dancer and Psychic Reader. Club Tuts. (Nightlife - Parties). 212-961-7507
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