Tickets & Events in Lyndhurst

"Lennon: Through a Glass Onion" at Union Square Theatre, Performances December 19–January 11 (Up to 55% Off)

"Lennon: Through a Glass Onion"

Union Square Theatre

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Actor and singer John R. Waters embodies John Lennon in an intimate show featuring beloved songs by the Beatle

$96.95 $44.50

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Lizzie Blazquez Concert for Two at Santos Party House on Saturday, December 27, at 5 p.m. (Up to 47% Off)

Lizzie Blazquez

Santos Party House

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A bilingual EDM musician anchors a danceable evening that also features Interstellar Freelancers, Undercover Rabbis, and Sam Scroll

$28.40 $15

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Final Weeks of "Motown The Musical" at Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, December 16–January 16 (Up to 36% Off)

"Motown The Musical"

Account Name Lunt-Fontanne Theater

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The story of the Motown record label is retold with dozens of hits by Diana Ross, Marvin Gaye, and Stevie Wonder in the show’s final weeks

$106.25 $77

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Paul Taylor's American Modern Dance at David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center on March 11–29 (Up to 44% Off)

Paul Taylor Dance Company

David Koch Theatre

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Company’s fourth season at Lincoln Center showcases a diverse repertoire by the last living member of the American modern dance pantheon

$63 $43

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"You Can't Take It With You" on Broadway Starring James Earl Jones, December 16–26 (Up to 32% Off)

"You Can't Take It With You"

Longacre Theatre

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James Earl Jones is the snake-collecting patriarch of a devil-may-care family in this Pulitzer Prize-winning farce also starring Rose Byrne

$83.50 $65

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"The Last Ship" at Neil Simon Theatre Through December 21 (Up to 38% Off)

"The Last Ship"

Neil Simon Theatre

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A musical scored by Sting chronicles love, hope, and community in a small English shipbuilding town

$63.75 $49

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Jazzhaus at Klavierhaus Concert Series (Up to 41% Off). 14 Performances Available.

Jason W. Marshall & Willerm Delisfort, Clarice Assad & Keita Ogawa, James Weidman & Harvie S, Luis Perdomo, James Francies, or Dave Burrell

Jazzhaus at Klavierhaus

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Acclaimed jazz pianists and impressive musical guests fill a striking piano showroom with world-class jazz

$32.04 $19

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Broadway Revue, Concert, or Cabaret Performance at 54 Below Through December 30 (Up to 46% Off)

54 Below

Clinton

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Broadway and cabaret luminaries, including Tony-winning tap dancer Savion Glover, take the stage for solo performances and musical revues

$35 $19

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"How 2 B A New Yorker" with Full Italian Dinner on September 26–January 3 (Up to 31% Off)

"How 2 B A New Yorker"

The Screening Room Theater at Planet Hollywood Times Square

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Comedic actors Margaret Copeland and Kevin James Doyle take on more than 70 characters as they weave tales of NYC past and present

$62.50 $43

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Standup Comedy at Levity Live Comedy Club (Up to 79% Off)

Levity Live Comedy Club

Levity Live

Established and up-and-coming comedians take the stage

$92 $20

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"Disenchanted!" at Theatre at St. Clement's, November 26–December 31 (Up to 53% Off)

"Disenchanted!"

Theatre at St. Clement's

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Famous fairy tale princess sing frankly about life after “happily-ever-after” in an adults-only musical

$82.50 $49

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"Honeymoon in Vegas" On Broadway at Nederlander Theatre (Up to 38% Off)

"Honeymoon in Vegas"

Theater District - Times Square

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Tony Danza stars in an adaptation of the 1992 rom-com, with a Jason Robert Brown score the New York Times called “a romantic romp”

$77.75 $51

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"The Accidental Pervert" at 13th Street Repertory Company, Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m. (Up to 65% Off)

"The Accidental Pervert"

13th Street Repertory Company

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Andrew Goffman offers an apologia for his erotica-addicted ways, telling the story of how he grew up and fell in love amid a fantasy world

$54.92 $19

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"Bayside! The Musical!" with Optional T-Shirt at Theatre 80 on December 3–January 15 (Up to 58% Off)

"Bayside! The Musical!"

Theatre 80

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An energetic cast delivers a raunchy send-up of the popular ’90s high-school sitcom “Saved By The Bell”

$39 $19

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Take a Britney Spears 101 Class: From Humble Beginnings to Pop Icon

Britney Spears Pop Culture Class

Greenpoint

Pop culture writer Rachel Goldberg uses photos and video to examine Britney Spears’ cultural impact as you munch on Gimme S’mores

$20

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The Metropolitan Opera's "Hansel and Gretel," "La Traviata," or "Les Contes d'Hoffmann" on January 1–27 (Up to 43% Off)

Metropolitan Opera

Metropolitan Opera

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Engelbert Humperdinck’s candy-crazed witch, Offenbach’s tortured poet, and Verdi’s consumptive courtesan command the Met’s celebrated stage

$88 $50

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Gazillion Bubble Show at New World Stages, Nov. 21–Feb. 22 (Up to 57% Off). Offer Powered by Telecharge.com.

Gazillion Bubble Show

New World Stages

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A family who has honed its show for more than 20 years creates and layers dazzling bubbles amid colorful lasers

$82 $35

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"Perfect Crime" at Snapple Theater Through March 31, 2015 (Up to 56% Off)

"Perfect Crime"

Snapple Theater

The city’s longest-running play details the mysterious circumstances surrounding the murder of a wealthy Connecticut man

$68.25 $30

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"The Fantasticks" at Snapple Theater Center Through March 31 (Up to 56% Off)

"The Fantasticks"

Snapple Theater

The world’s longest-running musical tells a story of young love, feuding families, and a mysterious man

$83.50 $37

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Bachelorette Party Package at "Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man" Through March 31 (Up to 35% Off)

"Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man"

The 777 Theatre

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Romantic comedy with benefits dishes advice for straight women and is hailed as “uproariously funny” and “saucy!”

$76.90 $55

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Riverside Symphony at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (Up to 50% Off)

Riverside Symphony

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts - Alice Tully Hall

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Award-winning guest artists from all over the world join the orchestra for a season of modern and classical symphonic pieces

$47 $24

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Festival Chamber Music Concert at Weill Hall in Carnegie Hall (Up to 50% Off)

Festival Chamber Music

Carnegie Hall

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Five diverse programs for intimate groupings of strings, woodwinds, and keys, including a guest appearance from the Chicago Harp Quartet

$40 $20

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Cabaret Night for Two or Four with Drinks and Dessert at Metropolitan Room (Up to 74% Off)

Metropolitan Room

Flatiron District

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Intimate concert venue voted Best Cabaret in 2008 byNew York magazine offers late-night bites with live jazz and comedy

$79 $22

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Show and Drinks for Two, or Show Only for Two, Three, or Four at Tribeca Comedy Lounge (Up to 94% Off)

Tribeca Comedy Lounge

Tribeca

Comedy club directs spotlight toward renowned comics who have appeared on Letterman and Comedy Central during schedule of sidesplitting acts

$50 $4

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Brazilian Dinner and Dancing for Two or Four at S.O.B.'s (Sounds of Brazil) (Up to 65% Off)

S.O.B.'s ( Sounds of Brazil )

SoHo

Salsa on Friday evening and samba on Saturday evening at an intimate dinner club

$170 $65

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Standup Comedy for Two, Four, or Six, Plus Tickets to Future Shows at New York Comedy Club (Up to 96% Off)

New York Comedy Club

New York Comedy Club

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Every night hosts standup or themed events such as Paid or Pain, where audiences decide if comedians are rewarded or punished

$150 $9

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"Dead Sexy Burlesque" Admission and Drinks for One, Two, or Four at Times Scare NYC (Up to 62% Off)

"Dead Sexy Burlesque"

Times Scare NYC

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Neo-burlesque performers put on titillating performances themed around monsters, zombies, and death

$40 $17

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MMA Cage Fighting Series "Battle In The Ballroom" for One at the Robert Treat Hotel on Saturday, February 28 (39% Off)

MMA Cage Fighting Series "Battle In The Ballroom"

The Robert Treat Hotel

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Rising MMA talent rattles the cage at Fight Club Champion’s “Battle in the Ballroom” on February 28

$64.20 $39

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Movie Packages with Small Popcorn for One or Two at CityPlex12 Newark (Up to 47% Off)

CityPlex12 Newark

West Side

Recently renovated, 12-screen theater shows first-run hits; 47-foot Shaq*DX screen

$15 $8

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"Stand-Up Comedy: The Laugh Tour" at Art House Productions (Up to 55% Off)

Stand-Up Comedy: The Laugh Tour

Art House Productions

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Monthly showcases featuring comics seen on television and at major comedy festivals

$20 $9

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Dinner Show for One or Two from The Murder Mystery Company (52% Off)

The Murder Mystery Company

Sanai's

Professional improv actors invite diners to participate in an interactive whodunit as they enjoy a three-course meal

$60 $29

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One, Five, or 10 Groupons, Each Good for a Movie Ticket and Popcorn at Hudson Mall Cinemas (57% Off)

Hudson Mall Cinemas

Hackensack River Waterfront

Movie theater hosting first-run comedies, dramas, and blockbusters as well as Bollywood films

$14 $6

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Horror-Themed Dinner for Two or Four at Jekyll and Hyde Restaurant and Bar (Up to 49% Off)

Jekyll and Hyde Restaurant and Bar

West Village

Horror-themed tavern features classic burgers, pasta, and pub fare served by a staff of costumed actors; animatronic monsters line the walls

$106.85 $59

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"Tail! Spin!" With Rachel Dratch at Lynn Redgrave Theater, December 6–January 4 (Up to 65% Off)

"TAIL! SPIN!"

Lynn Redgrave Theater

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Actual tweets and interviews form the script of a political satire about Anthony Weiner, Mark Sanford, Larry Craig, and Mark Foley

$82.75 $29

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Great Gatsby End of Year Bash With DJs Kennedy Jones and Lookas on December 31 at 10 p.m. (Up to 60% Off)

Great Gatsby End of Year Bash

Amazura Concert Hall

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Great Gatsby–themed New Year’s Eve masquerade includes live sets by energetic DJs Kennedy Jones and LuKas

$62.49 $25

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WOW NYE Winter Wonderland Fundraiser at WOW Cafe Theater on Wednesday, December 31 (Up to 52% Off)

WOW NYE Winter Wonderland Fundraiser

WOW Cafe Theater

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Day of festive fun includes adult yoga, film screenings, and a celebratory dance party

$150 $80

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"STOMP" at Orpheum Theatre on January 6–February 8 (Up to 44% Off)

"Stomp"

Orpheum Theatre

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Rotating cast of witty percussionists pounds out beats on household instruments during this award-winning international show

$87.30 $49

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Standup with Popcorn for Two or Four at EastVille Comedy Club (Up to 77% Off)

EastVille Comedy Club

Eastville Comedy Club

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A club that has hosted Louis C.K. and Sarah Silverman fills a schedule with sets by D.C. Benny, Ted Alexandro, and Todd Barry

$44 $10

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"Truffles": A New Dinner Theater, Murder Mystery Experience on December 30–February 28 (Up to 40% Off)

Truffles: A New Dinner Theater, Murder Mystery Experience

The Barn & Bail Theater

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Gourmet cuisine tops tables on and off stage during a whodunnit centered on a stolen $30,000 truffle

$65 $39

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"The Dark Side Of The Moon" by Floyd Affair at Town Hall on Saturday, December 20 (Up to 60% Off)

The Dark Side Of The Moon By Floyd Affair

Town Hall

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10-piece tribute band reenacts every note of the iconic 1973 concept album amidst a hypnotic light show

$37.45 $15

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"Pippin" Now Starring NBC’s “The Voice” 2014 Winner Josh Kaufman at the Music Box Theatre (Up to 39% Off)

"Pippin"

Music Box Theatre

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Tony award-winning Broadway revival of the acclaimed musical about a king’s son searching for life’s meaning

$69 $49

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"Lost Lake" at MTC Stage I at City Center on Select Dates, November 18–December 21 (Up to48% Off)

"Lost Lake"

MTC Stage I at City Center

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Oscar nominee John Hawkes & Tracie Thoms star in this world-premiere “melancholic comedy” from the Pulitze-winning author of Proof

$98.50 $51

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"Absolution" at St. Luke's Theatre, December 8–December 27 (Up to 47% Off)

"Absolution"

St. Luke's Theatre

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New dark comedy examines love, betrayal, and ambition in the tale of two bankers, their lovers, and the twisted games they play

$66.50 $35

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Wayra: Fuerza Bruta at Daryl Roth Theatre on September 1–January 4 (Up to 60% Off).

Wayra: Fuerza Bruta

Daryl Roth Theatre

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Aerial acrobatic dancers dazzle audiences as they run through walls, dance through thin air, and even swim through a pool of suspended water

$99 $49

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"50 Shades! The Musical Parody" on December 9–January 4 (Up to 43% Off)

"50 Shades! The Musical Parody"

The Elektra Theatre

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Parody of the bestselling “Fifty Shades of Grey” with original songs by a live band, hilarious dialogue, and dance numbers

$86 $49

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"Africa Umoja" at Symphony Space, January 6–8 (Up to 48% Off)

"Africa Umoja"

Symphony Space

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Globe-trotting revue celebrates South African culture with both centuries-old traditions and more recent dance styles

$75 $39

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"Drunk Shakespeare" at The Lounge on December 12–January 17 (Up to 50% Off)

Drunk Shakespeare

The Lounge

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The show that TimeOut New York calls a “live-action Drunk History” always starts the same way: one cast member downs shots of whiskey

$58 $29

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"The Bullpen" – A One Man Show at The Playroom Theater on November 8–January 24 (Up to 46% Off)

"The Bullpen"

The Playroom Theater

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A former incarcerated actor writes and stars in a one-man play about an allegedly guilty criminal

$34.90 $19

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Music at the Institute Concert Series on December 6, January 18, February 7, March 7, or April 4 (Up to 40% Off)

Music at the Institute Concert Series

Ukrainian Institute of America

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Each show is preceded by a pre-concert talk

$30 $18

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Standup Comedy at Comic Strip Live (Up to 79% Off)

Comic Strip Live

Comic Strip Live

Nightly lineups include TV-tested comics and up-and-coming performers

$46.56 $10

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Standup Comedy Workshop with Comedian Buddy Flip, Plus Tickets to a Standup Show (Up to 81% Off)

Stand-Up Comedy Workshop from Buddy Flip Plus Comedy Show

Geenwich Village Comedy Club

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Standup veteran who has appeared on Comedy Central and MTV teaches joke writing, set-ups, and timing during a five-hour workshop

$310 $59

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Up to 50% Off Stand-up Show — Broadway Comedy Club

Broadway Comedy Club

Clinton

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Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$20 $10

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Standup Show for Two, Three, or Four at Dangerfield’s Comedy Club (Up to 93% Off)

Dangerfield's Comedy Club

Dangerfield's Comedy Club

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Comedy club hosts the cream of the gut-busting crop, with nationally recognized comedians taking the stage each night

$40 $4

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Monday Night Magic at The Players Theatre (Up to 48% Off)

Monday Night Magic

The Players Theatre

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Accomplished illusionists and performers delight audiences with sleight of hand, mentalism, and comedy

$69.50 $36

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Drinking-Game Show for Two or Four from A Drinking Game NYC (Up to 53% Off)

A Drinking Game NYC

New York

The best ’80s movies are brought to life on stage and combined with an audience-participation drinking game for extra fun

$40 $19

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Two or Four Draft Beers and Specialty Burgers at Wicked Willy's (Up to 53% Off)

Wicked Willy's

Greenwich Village

Specialty burgers such as Cajun variety paired with draft beers

$39 $19

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Jazz Performance Wednesday–Saturday at 10 p.m. for Two or Four at Jazz at Kitano (55% Off)

Jazz at Kitano

Midtown South Central

Jazz night at a club named one of the best in the city by NYC Jazz Record

$30 $14

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Movie, Popcorn, and Sodas at Maplewood Theatre (Up to 53% Off). Four Options Available.

Maplewood Theater

Maplewood

Groups of two of four enter under an old-fashioned marquee to watch first-run movies as they nosh on popcorn and enjoy sodas

$40 $19

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Movie Outing for Two or Four with Popcorn and Drinks at Hawthorne Theater (Up to 53% Off)

Hawthorne Theater

Hawthorne

Newly renovated theater in business 85+ years shows first-run movies

$40 $19

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New York Islanders Game at Nassau Coliseum on December 23 or 29 (Up to 42% Off). Two Seating Options Available.

NY Islanders

Nassau Coliseum

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The Islanders, who are off to their best start in years, clash with the Canadiens and Capitals during a pair of December matchups

$76.10 $44

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Standup and Drinks for Two at Laughing Devil Comedy Club (Up to 70% Off)

Laughing Devil Comedy Club

Hunters Point

Queens club stocks each show with three to six standups from TV, film, and the local comedy scene

$50 $15

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Bleep! Standup Show for One, Two, or Four at 8 p.m. at the Laughing Devil Comedy Club (Up to 58% Off)

Ashley Strand presents Bleep!

Laughing Devil Comedy Club

Some of New York City’s edgiest comedians perform uncensored material during unadulterated standup event

$15 $7

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Cult Movie for Two or Four with Candy at Devil Science Theater 3000 (Up to 55% Off)

Devil Science Theater 3000

Hunters Point

Weekly showings of cult horror, kung fu, and sci-fi movies feature comedic interludes and interactive drinking games

$22 $11

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"Rock & Roll Is Here to Stay" at Lehman Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, January 24 (Up to 30% Off)

"Rock & Roll Is Here to Stay"

Lehman Center

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The Platters (“Only You”) and The Belmonts (“Runaround Sue”) join fellow doo-wop bands for a night of sing-along hits

$50 $35

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Comedy Show for Two or Four with Wings or Mozzarella Sticks at The Comedy Cove At Scotty's (Up to 54% Off)

The Comedy Cove at Scotty's

Springfield

Comedy club with an outdoor tiki bar hosts weekly shows, including sets from pros featured on Last Comic Standing and The Tonight Show

$48.95 $25

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"Tamburlaine the Great" at Theatre for a New Audience on December 22 Through January 4 (Up to 52% Off)

"Tamburlaine the Great"

Theatre for a New Audience

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Battles and rivalries abound in Marlowe’s epic drama of conquest, directed by a four-time Olivier winner and starring an Obie winner

$82 $39

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Acrobats of Circquetacular presents "Snowkus Pokus" at Master Theater on December 21 at 2 or 6PM (Up to 48% Off)

Acrobats of Circquetacular presents "Snowkus Pokus"

Master Theater

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See a ballerina in a living snow globe, Jack Frost take part in an epic snowball fight, and aerialists soar during a holiday spectacular

$40 $21

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$15 for Admission to Dueling Piano Show and $10 Toward Drinks at Oh' Brian's on the Green ($30 Value)

Oh' Brian's on the Green

Oh'Brian's on the Green

As two pianists battle it out in a show full of comedy and music, enjoy late-night menu with food and drinks

$30 $15

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Listen to the Yiddish Art Trio in a New York Landmark on December 21

Yiddish Art Trio Concert

Museum at Eldridge Street

Trio that’s shared the stage with Yo-Yo Ma and Itzhak Perlman blends traditional klezmer music with their own original melodies

$20

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Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia Presents "Stella, Queen of the Snow" on Saturday, January 10, at 11 a.m. or 2 p.m. (Up to 40% Off)

"Stella, Queen of the Snow"

Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space

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Two siblings explore a snowy forest in a tale brought to life by Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia’s expressive puppets and original music

$31.75 $19

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"Radio City Christmas Spectacular" Starring the Rockettes (Up to 50% Off). New Dates Available Through Dec. 24

Rockettes

Radio City Music Hall

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World-famous high-kicking dance troupe premieres a new set piece amid timeless holiday showstoppers

$93.20 $47

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St. John's Men's Basketball Game at Madison Square Garden on January 21 or February 7 or 23 (Up to 53% Off)

St. John's Red Storm Men's Basketball

Madison Square Garden

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A talented St. John’s squad heads to Madison Square Garden for a trio of Big East Conference contests

$37.50 $20

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American Symphony Orchestra's "Mona Lisa" at Carnegie Hall on Friday, February 20, at 8 p.m. (Up to 50% Off)

American Symphony Orchestra

Carnegie Hall

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Schillings’ dramatic opera reveals the fictional backstory for Mona Lisa’s smile, one that involves a love triangle and a string of pearls

$32.25 $16

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"The Berenstain Bears LIVE! in Family Matters: The Musical" at Manhattan Movement & Arts Center (Up to 60% Off)

"The Berenstain Bears LIVE! in Family Matters: The Musical"

Manhattan Movement & Arts Center

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The Berenstain Bears make the leap from page to stage, sharing themes of honesty, patience, and forgiveness in Bear Country

$56.90 $26

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Exclusive Groupon Pre-Sale for "The Illusionists" - Family Priced Holiday Matinees Added by Popular Demand Dec. 21 & 28

The Illusionist

Marquis Theatre

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Master performers levitate, disappear, and make daring escapes during this dazzling revue

$49.75

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Comedy Show for Two or Four at Stand Up NY Through March 28 (Up to 81% Off)

Stand Up NY

Stand Up NY

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Neighborhood institution hosts comedians seen on HBO, Comedy Central, and BET

$66 $15

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Exotic Belly Dance Show and Dinner with Belly-Dance Lesson on Friday, January 16, at 6 p.m. or 8:30 p.m. (58% Off)

Exotic Belly Dance Show and Dinner

Drom

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Pro dancers Layla Isis, Mariyah, and Sira teach guests the basics of belly dance and perform during a Turkish kabob dinner

$69 $29

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Standup Show and One Drink at Broadway Comedy Club Through March 31 (Up to 70% Off)

Broadway Comedy Club

Broadway Comedy Club

Standup shows featuring nationally touring headliners fill comedy club with laughs every night of the week

$33 $10

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Sip Wine and Talk Theater with a Broadway Producer

Dine with a Broadway Producer

Sardi's Restaurant

Thirty-year Broadway veteran Lauren Class Schneider answers your questions about behind-the-scenes happenings at Broadway productions

$60

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Knights in shining armor. White horses. Fair maidens. All the magnificent trappings of a bygone era come to life at Medieval Times, where ironclad knights clash for the title of King's Champion in front of a wide-eyed audience that peppers the battlefield with cheers and jeers between bites of a four-course dinner. Each two-hour tournament channels the pageantry and spectacle of 11th-century Spain, pitting six competitors against each other inside a spacious, sand-filled arena for the honor of earning the title of champion and the favor of the royal court. A spirited musical score infuses epic onslaughts with an extra dose of tension as adversaries joust atop stallions, deflect ferocious blows, and slice through suits forged of authentic junk mail. To further immerse guests in the fairy tale, Medieval Times encourages each guest to declare their allegiance by cheering loudly for the knight in their corner.

Like royal guests centuries ago, spectators bask in the revelry while feasting upon a finger-friendly bill of fare without the aid of utensils or the "choo-choo" sounds of parents. The four-course feast includes a tomato-bisque soup starter, oven-roasted chicken with a garlic-bread side, single spare rib, and an herb-basted potato. Servers periodically fill patrons? goblets with soda or water, which adults can supplement with purchases from a full-service bar. Meals conclude with the castle's sweet pastry dessert.

149 Polito Avenue
Lyndhurst,
NJ
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It's a mild summer evening. As the reception hall buzzes with the relaxed camaraderie of post-wedding festivities, notes from a familiar song ring out above the crowd. The lights drop, and things get quiet. From a behind the dais, the bride and groom move slowly towards the center of the dance floor. Lit now by a single spotlight, they embrace, moving slowly, gracefully in time to the music that means the most to them. There will be more dances tonight, between fathers and daughters, mothers and sons, old friends and new, but the first dance rules them all. The instructors at Wild Child Dance Studio understand the affection and symbolism behind this memorable moment. That's why they devote much of their professional time preparing couples to skillfully glide through their first dances as man and wife. Before or after the big day, pairs can also hone their ballroom chops during group seminars, which unlock the secrets of timeless dance styles including the waltz, foxtrot, samba, and swing.

In addition to their wedding and ballroom classes, instructors train the next generation of Astaires with lessons for kids and teens. Youths can learn the secrets of beginning jazz moves, hip-hop choreography, and ballet stretches, or engage in old-timey elegance with tap lessons. Instructors also fill the schedule with adult versions of many of these classes, which join other grown-up lessons that cover belly dancing, nightclub essentials, and flirty, ladies-only chair dance routines that bolster confidence with sultry moves.

205 Chubb Avenue
Lyndhurst,
NJ
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The Garden State Rollergirls, New Jersey's premiere all-female roller derby league, boasts a roster of over 40 skaters during their seventh season. Equipped with four-wheeled skates, the athletes crush competition during bouts of two 30-minute halves. While designated jammers—typically the fastest skaters—attempt to lap opposing rollers, blockers use a lethal combination of shoulder and hip checks.

170 Schuyler Avenue
North Arlington,
NJ
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Did you know that, on average, 88% of the seats in a movie theater remain empty during a showing? According to the New York Times, this phenomenon really surprised Sean Wycliffe a few years back when he went to see the Oscar-winning film The King's Speech and shared the theater with only two other audience members. With all the focus on online video services, Sean realized movie theaters were being overlooked, and came up with a concept that could help movie houses fill their empty seats.

His brainchild became Dealflicks, a website that offers customers discounted tickets (sometimes with popcorn or soda) for same-day showings. Customers shop a selection of deals, each of which is specific to a particular film, theater, and showtime, and upon purchase, receive an email voucher they present at the theater's ticket counter. Dealflicks is partnered with theaters around the country, particularly independent and neighborhood venues, such as the treehouse of the enterprising kid down the street.

838 Kearny Avenue
Kearny,
NJ
US

Lincoln Cinemas's five screens host a range of Hollywood hits, including popular blockbusters as well as 3-D features. The movie house also keeps the concession bar stocked with fresh popcorn and other light bites such as hot dogs and nachos, all of which can be washed down with soda, coffee, or laughter.

838 Kearny Ave
Kearny,
NJ
US

The legend of Brighton Asylum says that the facility was once just a chain of warehouses. It was converted into a brutal asylum, which was eventually overrun by the patients. Ever since, those nearby have said mysterious screams drift on the wind from the sprawling buildings, which were closed for good in the 1950s. The legend also suggests that the closure had something to do with members of the staff, who would disappear, never to be seen again.

The professional actors at Brighton Asylum bring them vividly into the corporeal realm, assisted by movie-quality makeup and sets. The 13,000-square-foot space is open all year round, and it takes the average person about half an hour to get through. But, the staff says, "that depends entirely on how fast you can run."

2 Brighton Ave.
Passaic,
NJ
US