Anxious about the fate of the country (and, while we're at it, planet)? Don't hide at home while the results come in tomorrow night. There are plenty of ways to survive election day, and they’re just outside your door. We run down the best ways to deal with the results.
Drink: Election Night Watch Party at QED
Drown your worries in drink specials from this Astoria bar, along with classic deli bites from Andrew & Frank’s (included with cover). Comedians Mike Gregorek and Rory Scholl keep you upbeat as the results pour in.
Laugh: Political Subversities at Littlefield
This comedy show updates you on election results during performances, so you won’t have to check your phone every 10 seconds. Besides, with acts like Aparna Nancherla, hip-hop improv crew North Coast, mind reader Vinny DePonto and more, you may forget about the state of our nation.
Talk it out: Election Night Hootenany at Joe's Pub
Joe’s Pub at the Public Theater keeps you from losing your mind at this night of commentary and debate. While the ensuing drama unfolds onscreen, listen to parodies from composer Michael Friedman, join debates with critics, and catch performances from Fun Home cast members.
Scream: Grit–Election Apocalypse at Silent Barn
Drag performers and punk rockers take the stage to jam, riot and blow off steam from the presidential maelstrom. Check out punk sets from Material Support, Mother Tongue and Teenage Whores and drag from performers like Chris of Hur, Emi Grate and Vigor Mortis.
Get Trippy: Trump– A Theatrical Concerto by Gene Pritsker
Violinist Philippe Quint, conductor Kristjan Järvi, multimedia DJ Graham Elliot and other stage artists perform in an operetta about the presidential candidate, featuring the Devil, Ben Franklin and Melania Trump.
And don't forget to show off your "I Voted" sticker at Babeland stores to receive a free sex toy.