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Broadway Shows

The Broadway League

Year Round

42nd Street and Broadway, Manhattan
The Broadway Theater district covers an area from 41st Street south of Times Square between 7th and 8th Avenues north to 53rd Street with a few theaters east of Times Square from 44th to 48th Streets.
Broadway theaters are centered around the Times Square area from 41st to 53rd Streets. Check individual theater for location.
  Click on the link below to see the full Broadway season.
Fees:Fee
Ticket info:
Good for:All
Website:http://www.ilovenytheater.com/shows.php
The Broadway League is the national trade association for the Broadway industry. Members are theatre owners, producers, presenters, and general managers in New York and more than 240 other North American cities. We recommend their sister site for the easiest search of current plays and musicals. Ticket sales and theater descriptions and addresses are also here, neatly arranged. TKTS, the half-price ticket kiosk in Times Square and downtown are also good alternatives for same-day sales but expect to wait in line and choose from a more limited roster.
Phone:(212) 239-6200
Parking on site:No
Bathrooms:Yes
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Brooklyn Public Library

Brooklyn Public Library - Central Library

Year Round

10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn
At the intersection of Grand Army Plaza and Eastern Parkway.
The building is beautiful, and will provide a great chance to take a break and browse the collection in this historic building whose wings mimic a book opening onto Eastern Parkway and Flatbush Avenue. Hear a special reading in the children’s library. A good spot for a  bathroom break.
Fees:Free
Ticket info:
Good for:All
Hours:Monday and Wednesday 10am-8pm, Tuesday and Thursday 1-8pm, Saturday 10am-2pm. Closed Sundays and all major holidays.
Website:www.brooklynpubliclibrary.org
Phone:(718) 230-2100
Subway:2, 3 to Grand Army Plaza station or Eastern Parkway/Brooklyn Museum station. Q to 7th Avenue station.
Bus:B41, B69, B71 (B45, B48, B67 2-4 block walk)
Train:LIRR to Atlantic Avenue train station. Transfer to the #2,3 to Grand Army Plaza.
Parking on site:No
Bathrooms:Yes

Events at BAM

Brooklyn Academy of Music - BAM

Year Round

30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn
Peter J. Sharp Building.
BAM's mission is to be the preeminent progressive performing and cinema arts center of the twenty-first century. An ever changing roster of film, dance, opera, theater and mixed media performance welcome fansall season long.    BAMcafé Live weekend music performances, artist talks, visual art, and literary events. Avant-grade and progressive presentations are the hallmark of the century and a half old institution.
Fees:Fee
Ticket prices:Main Stage Shows - $20 -$85. BAMCinematek - $12. BAMCafe Live - Free.
Ticket info:Go to the BAM Calendar online and select a show.
Good for:All
Hours:Show times vary.
Phone:(718) 636-4100
Website:http://www.bam.org/
Phone:(718) 636-4100
Subway:2, 3, 4, 5, B, Q to Atlantic Avenue. C to Lafayette Avenue. G to Fulton Street. N, R, D, M to Pacific Street.
Bus:B25, B26, B41, B45, B52, B63, B67 stop within a three block radius of BAM.
Train:LIRR to Flatbush Avenue train station.
Other:Take the BAM bus from mid-town Manhattan an hour before show time for a relaxing ride/show combination. RESERVATIONS: 718.636.4100
Parking on site:No
Public parking lot across the street on Lafayette Avenue.
Bathrooms:Yes

Hansel & Gretel and Snow White

Galli Fairy Tale Theater at the National Comedy Theater

Year Round

347 West 36th Street, Manhattan
between 8th and 9th Avenues
Galli is an international theater group that devotes itself to serving younger audiences through the understanding of myths and fairy tales - the fun versions, not the scary versions. At the performances, kids can sit right up front to see the show and actors often interact with the young audience. Galli Fairy Tale Theater presents performances, lectures and workshops built around fairy tales and myths for both children and adults.  Exploring these stories gives children pathways to understanding their inner feelings and how to express those sentiments. Performances run from 45-55 minutes and are suitable for children age 3 and older.  This year's featured plays are Hansel & Gretel (November) and Snow White (December).
Fees:Fee
Ticket prices:General admission adults- $20, $15 for kids.
Ticket info:To purchase tickets and see the complete children's schedule here.
Good for:Children
Times:Weekends at 2pm, Behind the Scenes After Show Kids Workshops are held following the Saturday performance.
Phone:(212) 810-6485
Website:http://www.gallitheaterny.com/Home.html
National Comedy Theater 347 West 36th Street New York, NY 10018 between 8th and 9th Ave Subway - A, C, E, 1, 2, 3 to 34th Street
Subway:A, C, E, 1, 2, 3 to 34th Street station
Bus:M34 crosstown along 34th Street to 8th Avenue, M11 down 9th Avenue to 36th Street, M20 up 8th Avenue to 36th Street,
Train:A few blocks and easy walk from Penn Station (serving NJ Transit, LIRR, PATH trains and Amtrak)
Parking on site:No
Bathrooms:Yes

Late Night with Jimmy Fallen

Rockefeller Center

Year Round

30 Rockefeller Plaza, Manhattan
Between 49th and 50th Streets and between 5th Avenue and the Avenue of the Americas (aka Sixth Avenue).
NBC Studios inside 30 Rock.
Comedian Jimmy Fallen hosts the late, later show taped at Rockefeller Center's NBC Studios.  Special guests from the worlds of music, cinema, TV and pop culture join Jimmy weeknights.

The show is pre-taped on weeknights and airs later at 12:35am on NBC stations.

In addition to regular audience tickets, there is a special audience seating area called the "Band Benches" set aside for HUGE fans of musical guests appearing on the show. Fans sitting on the Band Benches will be given the exclusive chance to come down to the studio floor and surround the musical guest during their performance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Visit www.fallonbandbench.com to learn more.

And if you still can't get tickets, did you know that every day Jimmy runs through jokes with a rehearsal audience? Rehearsal tickets are handed out starting at 11:30 am at the Tour Desk inside the NBC Experience Store located at 30 Rockefeller Center in New York City (49th St. between 5th and 6th Avenues). At 1:30 pm additional tickets are handed out by the Late Night show interns inside the NBC Experience Store. If you're unable to get tickets either of those times, you can check in at 3:20 pm on the Mezzanine level of 30 Rock to see if there are any additional seats available for the day's rehearsal.

Tips:
Information about last minute ticket openings are on Late Night's Twitter updates. For standby tickets, arrive no later than 9:00 a.m. on the morning of the taping under "NBC Studios" marquee on the 49th Street side of 30 Rockefeller Plaza (GE Building). Only one ticket will be issued per person. A standby ticket does not guarantee admission.
Fees:Free
Ticket info:Call 212-664-3056.  For complete information about tickets, stand-by tickets and "band benchers" click here.  Tickets are booked about one month in advance.  You can request up to four tickets, once every six months.
Good for:All
Must be 17 years old; bring photo ID.
Times:Shows are occasionally taped several days in advance, and in certain weeks the show is dark and re-runs will be airing. If you plan on trying to obtain a standby ticket, please call our ticket line the night before to confirm that a show is taping.
Website:http://www.rockefellercenter.com/
Phone:(212) 588-8600
Subway:B, D, F, V trains to 47th and 50th Street/Rockefeller Center station. N, R W to 49th Street station put you in the western end of the underground Rockefeller Center concourse. At the south end of the concourse, you can reach the subway station at 6th Avenue and 47th Street . From here emerge on 6th (near Radio City Music Hall) or continue underground eastward towards the skating rink at Rockefeller Plaza.
Bus:M1, M2, M3, M4 and M5 go right past Rockefeller Center. Get off at 49th or 50th Street. M6, M7, M27, M50, Q32 also intersect Rockefeller Center.
Parking on site:No
Public garages nearby.
Bathrooms:Yes
On the underground concourse level, the same level as the ice rink. They are clean, with 20 stalls and are next to the restaurant called 'Witchcraft' and the Swarovski Crystal store.
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