The annual pageant of giant balloons, floats, cheerleaders, clowns, marching bands, theater and celebs is one of the best NYC events
Since 1933 this classic spectacle offers tap dancers, a flying Santa Claus and, of course, the Rockettes.
Dyker Heights offers so much luminous, holiday razzle-dazzle that you may want to wear shades
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Time to light the menorah, nosh on classic Jewish food, hit up a holiday market to find some great gifts and bond with loved ones.
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The eccentric Radiohead frontman steps out on a rare solo tour, joined by longtime collaborator Nigel Godrich and visual artist Tarik Barri. Expect a set spanning his solo works The Eraser and Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes as well as Atoms For Peace’s Amok. In the opening set, experimental cellist Oliver Coates peddles his eclectic beats.
This magical 1954 production includes the full New York City Ballet company an onstage blizzard and a Christmas tree!
Dyker Heights residents take the holidays very seriously: The houses in this nabe are decked out with thousands of lights, life-size toy soldiers, inflatable Santas and more. Take in all the best displays on this 3.5-hour bus tour.
If theater is your religion and the Broadway musical your sect, you've been woefully faith-challenged of late. Venturesome, boundary-pushing works such as Spring Awakening, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson and Next to Normal closed too soon. American Idiot was shamefully ignored at the Tonys and will be gone in three weeks. Meanwhile, that airborne infection Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark dominates headlines and rakes in millions, without even opening. Celebrities and corporate brands sell poor material, innovation gets shown the door, and crap floats to the top. It's enough to turn you heretic, to sing along with The Book of Mormon's Ugandan villagers: "Fuck you God in the ass, mouth and cunt-a, fuck you in the eye." Such deeply penetrating lyrics offer a smidgen of the manifold scato-theological joys to be had at this viciously hilarious treat crafted by Trey Parker and Matt Stone, of South Park fame, and composer-lyricist Robert Lopez, who cowrote Avenue Q. As you laugh your head off at perky Latter-day Saints tap-dancing while fiercely repressing gay tendencies deep in the African bush, you will be transported back ten years, when The Producers and Urinetown resurrected American musical comedy, imbuing time-tested conventions with metatheatrical irreverence and a healthy dose of bad-taste humor. Brimming with cheerful obscenity, sharp satire and catchy tunes, The Book of Mormon is a sick mystic revelation, the most exuberantly entertaining Broadway musical in years. The high
You’ll get a kick out of this holiday stalwart, which still features Santa, wooden soldiers and the leggy, dazzling Rockettes
It's your last chance to see this 5-star show! Bruce leave the building Dec 15th
The New York Philharmonic performs John Williams’s score during this festive screening
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Mel Marvin and Timothy Mason's musical take on Dr. Seuss's yuletide fable, in which a selfish creature overcomes his chronic cardiac deficiency, played two holiday seasons on Broadway during the Great White Way's green-monster craze of the 2000s. Now it returns to MSG in a production directed by Matt August and starring Gavin Lee, who recently shone as another green grump in Broadway's SpongeBob SquarePants.
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