Entertainment

  • Richard Rodgers Theatre Home to one of Broadway's greatest hits: Hamilton, an American history lesson set to urban rhythms.
  • Brooklyn Academy of Music This hallowed theater hosts cutting-edge works, particularly during its celebrated Next Wave Festival.
  • Eugene O'Neill Theatre Stages some of Broadways best productions, like the uproarious Book of Mormon.
  • Jazz at Lincoln Center Glittering evening views of Central Park and world-class musical acts.
  • Carnegie Hall Legendary concert hall, blessed with perfect acoustics; hosts everything from opera to jazz.
  • Brooklyn Bowl Great lineup of funk, indie rock and global beats, plus beer and bowling!

Classical Music & Opera

For Laughs

For Dance

For Film

Broadway Shows

  • Book of Mormon Brilliantly funny, award-winning show by the creators of South Park.
  • Chicago One of the most scintillating shows on Broadway.
  • Kinky Boots Book well ahead to score seats for this over-the-top musical.
  • Hamilton If you can't get tickets, try standing in the cancellation line outside the theater.

Theater off Broadway

For Jazz

  • Jazz at Lincoln Center Innovative fare under the guidance of jazz luminary Wynton Marsalis.
  • Village Vanguard Legendary West Village jazz club.
  • Smalls Tiny West Village basement joint that evokes the feel of decades past.
  • Barbès Obscure but celebratory rhythms from around the globe in Park Slope.
  • Birdland Sleek Midtown space that hosts big-band sounds, Afro-Cuban jazz and more.
  • Minton’s Swanky crowds, bewitching brass and a Sunday jazz brunch in Harlem.
  • Mezzrow Intimate basement jazz den in the West Village.

For Rock

Spectator Sports

  • New York Yankees One of the country’s successful baseball teams.
  • New York Giants Football powerhouse that, despite the name, plays in New Jersey.
  • New York Knicks See the Knicks sink a few three-pointers at Madison Square Garden.
  • Brooklyn Nets The hot new NBA team in town and symbol of Brooklyn’s resurgence.
  • Brooklyn Cyclones See a Minor League Baseball game near Coney Island’s boardwalk.
  • New York Mets NYC’s other baseball team play their games at Citi Field in Queens.

Live Music in Brooklyn