Entertainment

Top Choice Theater in Midtown

Al Hirschfeld Theatre

Originally the Martin Beck Theatre, this spectacular building was renamed in 2003 when it was purchased from the Beck family. When it opened in 1924 to great acclaim, it proceeded to be the venue for some of Broadwa…
Top Choice Theater in Midtown

Eugene O'Neill Theatre

The Eugene O'Neill Theatre's shows have ranged from family-friendly Annie all the way to uproarious The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, with nearly as wild an ownership ride as well – bought and sold numerous times…
Top Choice Theater in Midtown

Richard Rodgers Theatre

This theater opened in 1926 and is unique for several reasons. One, it was the first to allow all patrons to enter through the same set of doors (generally there were separate entrances for the less expensive ticket…
Top Choice Live Music in Midtown

Carnegie Hall

Few venues are as famous as Carnegie Hall. This legendary music hall may not be the world's biggest, nor its grandest, but it's definitely one of the most acoustically blessed venues around. Opera, jazz and folk gre…
Top Choice Cinema in Midtown

Museum of Modern Art

One of the city's most popular museums, the MoMA gets you up close and personal with Warhol, Rothko, Kandinsky, Braque, Picasso, de Kooning, and other greats as well as lesser-known artists. Not only a palace of vis…
Top Choice Jazz in Midtown

Jazz at Lincoln Center

Perched atop the Time Warner Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center consists of three state-of-the-art venues: the mid-sized Rose Theater; the panoramic, glass-backed Appel Room; and the intimate, atmospheric Dizzy's Club C…
Top Choice Comedy in Midtown

Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre

Comedy sketch shows and improv reign at the new location of the legendary venue, which receives drop-ins from casting directors and often features well-known figures from TV. Entry is cheap, and so are the beer and …
Theater in Midtown

Signature Theatre

Looking good in its Frank Gehry–designed home – complete with three theaters, bookstore and cafe – Signature Theatre is devoted to the work of its playwrights-in-residence, both past and present. To date, featured d…
Theater in Midtown

Second Stage Theater

This is the main venue run by Second Stage Theater, a nonprofit theater company famed for debuting the work of talented emerging writers as well as that of the country's more established names. If you're after well-…
Theater in Midtown

Playwrights Horizons

An excellent place to catch what could be the next big thing, this veteran ‘writers’ theater’ is dedicated to fostering contemporary American works. Notable past productions include Kenneth Lonergan's Lobby Hero, Br…