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May 4, 2017

THURSDAY

Festivals

Korean Film Series.
The Korean Cultural Service New York hosts a twice-monthly film series on Thursdays. Films screened include classic Korean movi… Korean Cultural Service New York. (Festivals - Film Festival). 212-759-9550

The Arts

8:00 am-
10:00 pm
The Roof by Pinaree Sanpitak.
Floating above the Winter Garden, The Roof is a site-specific suspended sculpture by Thai artist Pinaree Sanpitak that celebrate… Brookfield Place New York. (Arts - Art Exhibit).
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
2:00 pmThe Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical.
Percy Jackson has newly discovered powers he can't control, monsters on his trail, and he is on a quest to find Zeus's lightning… Lucille Lortel Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-279-4200
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 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
7:00 pmBlue Man Group.
Opened on Boradway in 1991. Three enigmatic bald and blue characters who take the audience through a multi-sensory experience th… Astor Place Theatre. (Performance - Theater). 800-BLUE-MAN
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 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
7:00 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
7:00 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
7:00 pmCirque du Soleil - Paramour.
Paramour, featuring eye-popping acrobatics and sumptuous music and dance, spins the thrilling tale of a beautiful young actress… Lyric Theatre. (Performance). 212-307-4100
7:00 pmHamilton.
A musical story about the life and very interesting times of Alexander Hamilton. Richard Rodgers Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-307-4100
7:00 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
7:00 pmThe Glass Menagerie.
Two-time Academy Award winner Sally Field and two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello star in Tennessee Williams' The Glass Mena… Belasco Theatre. (Performance - Theater). 212-239-6200
7:00 pmSignificant Other.
Significant Other follows Jordan Berman and his three closest friends as they navigate love, friendship and New York in the twen… Booth Theatre. (Performance - Theater). 212-239-6200
7:00 pmIn Transit.
In Transit takes you on a journey with people hoping to catch the express train to their dreams - including the stops they make… Circle in the Square Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
7:00 pmNew York City Ballet: Here and Now No. 5.
Critics have acclaimed Alexei Ratmansky's NYCB works as resounding hits and in Spring 2017 he'll be inspired again by the Compan… David H. Koch Theater. (Performance - Ballet). 212-870-5570
7:00 pmHello Dolly!.
Michael Stewart's (book) and Jerry Herman's (music and lyrics) masterpiece, Hello, Dolly!, returns to Broadway starring none oth… Shubert Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
7:00 pmGroundhog Day.
Ivan Reitman's classic movie that follows the fortunes of a grumpy TV reporter who gets caught in a supernatural time loop is br… August Wilson Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
7:00 pmCome From Away.
In a heartbeat, 38 planes with 6,579 passengers were stranded in a remote town in Newfoundland. The locals opened their hearts a… Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. (Performance - Theater). 212-239-6200
7:30 pmTim McGraw & Faith Hill.
Performing live in concert. Prudential Center. (Arts - Concerts). 973-757-6000
7:30 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
7:30 pmAnastasia.
The story of a brave young woman discovering the mystery of her past. With the help of a dashing con man and elegant ex-aristocr… Broadhurst Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
7:30 pmThe Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical.
Percy Jackson has newly discovered powers he can't control, monsters on his trail, and he is on a quest to find Zeus's lightning… Lucille Lortel Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-279-4200
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 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 pmMariachi Los Camperos De Nati Cano.
The ensemble employs the finest musicians from Mexico and the United States and has performed for audiences worldwide. Count Basie Theatre. (Arts - Concerts). 732-842-9000
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 pmWild Women of Planet Wongo.
A wacky B-movie inspired sci-fi comedy about two astronauts that land on a planet of beautiful warrior women who have never seen… Parkside Lounge. (Performance - Theater). 646-481-6583
8:00 pmJack Kleinsinger's "Highlights in Jazz".
Program features performances by: Wycliffe Gordon, Nicki Parrott, Ken Peplowski, Steve Johns, Musical Director - Bob Merrill & o… Tribeca Performing Arts Center. (Arts - Concerts). 212-220-1460
8:00 pmArthur Miller's The Price.
A man returns to his childhood home to sell the remainder of his parents' estate and confronts the long-stifled question about t… American Airlines Theater. (Performance - Theater). 212-719-1300
8:00 pmMiss Saigon.
Set in 1975 during the final days of the American occupation of Saigon, Miss Saigon is an epic love story about the relationship… Broadway Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
8:00 pmWar Paint.
Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden defined beauty standards for the first half of the 20th Century. They were also fierce com… Nederlander Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-921-8000
8:00 pmMetropolitan Opera: Der Fliegende Hollander.
New Met star Michael Volle sings the title role of the ghostly sailor damned to wander the seas in search of the love that will… Metropolitan Opera House. (Arts - Opera). 212-362-6000
8:00 pmPressing Matters.
A boxed-set of six quirky stories nestled into one evening. Jennifer Jasper's Pressing Matters wastes no words as she weaves tal… The Clurman Theatre at Theatre Row. (Performance - Theater). 212-239-6200
8:15 pmThe Marvelous Wonderettes.
Take a musical trip down memory lane to the 1958 Springfield High School prom where you meet The Wonderettes, four girls with ho… The Kirk Theatre at Theatre Row. (Performance - Musical). 212-279-4200
10:00 pm-
12:00 am
Starshine Burlesque.
Starshine Burlesque takes it off every single Thursday night and features some of the best in burlesque entertainment New York h… The Fortune Cookie Cabaret. (Performance - Burlesque).
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).

For Children

11:30 am-
12:30 pm
The Story Museum.
Preschool children up to age 5. Step inside a world filled with the magic of stories, crafts, music, dancing and singing. Ever… Historic Richmond Town. (Kids - Children's Activities). 718-351-1611
3:30 pmAfter School Book Club.
Junior High School students. Read and discuss selected books covering major periods in history. The collections and historic bu… Historic Richmond Town. (Kids - Children's Activities). 718-351-1611

Community

11:00 am-
3:00 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). 212-920-4264
4:30 pm-
5:30 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
8:00 pm-
9:30 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

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 am
&3:00 pm
Sex & 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

Nightlife

6:00 pmAfter Work Thursdays at Proof.
Join us for happy hour every Thursday with drink specials. Proof Bar and Lounge. (Nightlife - Happy Hours). 212-228-4200
7:00 pm-
4:00 am
Basement Bhangra.
DJ Rekha and her Basement Bhangra party has forced New Yorkers and now music listeners around the world to sit up and take notic… SOB's - Sounds of Brazil. (Nightlife - Live Music). 212-243-4940
7:30 pm-
10:30 pm
Copacabana Night!.
Join the Copacabana Party Cruise with a Live DJ spinning the hottest salsa, merengue, bachata and Latin favorites! Mingle, dance… Affairs Afloat. (Nightlife - Parties). 212-987-9200
8:30 pm-
11:00 pm
Comedy Soap Box.
Comedy Soap Box has been producing some of the best standup in New York for four years. Comedians from Leno, Letterman, HBO, Com… Nevada Smith's. (Nightlife - Comedy). 212-982-2591
8:30 pm-
10:30 pm
Comedy Hurts.
A variety of TV credited comedians perform in an intimate room where you can eat, drink while you enjoy the show. $3 draft beers… Joe Franklin's Comedy Club. (Nightlife - Comedy). 212-592-4435
9:00 pmCelebrity Thursdays at Rubber Monkey.
Resident DJ's Eric Tomasini, David Vasquez and John Creamer spinning on-the-edge house with the once-famous and would be supermo… Rubber Monkey. (Nightlife - Dance). 212-625-8220
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 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 pm-
2:00 am
Salsa Night.
Come out every Thursday night to NYC's most exciting and only underground Salsa party 4 years and still going strong! ... NYC's… Club Cache. (Nightlife - Theme Night). 646-591-2772
11:00 pm-
4:00 am
Say Word Thursday.
This is a sexy, sexy, sexy, intimate Senegalese/French spot in the East Village. Beautiful decor, great staff, great sound, gre… Nolia. (Nightlife - DJ). 212-228-8103
Virtual Thursdays at SBNY.
SBNY Splash Bar New York. (Nightlife - Gay & Lesbian). 212-691-0073
Ladies Night at Webster Hall.
Don't miss out on the explosive Male Revue from 10pm to midnight for the ladies only. Webster Hall. (Nightlife - Ladies Night). 212-353-1600
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
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