Theater & Shows in Union

$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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"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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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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"Eclipsed" Murder Mystery Dinner at Broadway Comedy Club on January 21–February 25 (Up to 70% Off)

"Eclipsed"

Broadway Comedy Club

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A night of noble revelry, charity auctions, and masquerade ends in blood during this comedic murder mystery

$105 $32

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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

$106 $69

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"The Greatest Pirate Holiday Spectacularrr!" at The Snapple Theater, December 20–January 3 (Up to 55% Off)

The Greatest Pirate Holiday Spectacular

Snapple Theater

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An improvising crew of swashbucklers turns “A Christmas Carol” into an off-the-cuff, interactive musical based on audience suggestions

$66 $30

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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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"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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"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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"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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"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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"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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"You Can't Take It With You" on Broadway Starring James Earl Jones, January 18–28 (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

$48.50 $35

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Watch Magicienne Belinda Sinclair Perform in a Private Conjuring Room

Interactive Magic Performance

Clinton

Magicienne Belinda Sinclair performs elegant sleight of hand and mind to inspire her audiences with awe

$150 $65

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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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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 $ 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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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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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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Admission to a Scaryoke Show for Two or Four Plus Drinks at Times Scare NYC (Up to 50% Off)

"Scaryoke"

Times Scare NYC

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Shequida—a drag queen, opera singer, and former “America’s Got Talent” contestant—hosts a karaoke show for adults

$60 $30

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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 (50% 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 $15

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"Side Show" at St. James Theatre, December 28–January 4 (Up to 44% Off)

"Side Show"

Broadway's St. James Theatre

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True story of Depression-era conjoined twins comes to life with Tony-winning score, directed by Oscar-winner Bill Condon

$123.50 $69

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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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"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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"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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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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Cabaret Night for Two or Four with Drinks and Dessert at Metropolitan Room (Up to 59% 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 $35

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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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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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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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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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"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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"Shatner's World: We Just Live In It" at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, January 10 (Up to 46% Off)

Shatner's World: We Just Live In It

Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post

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Television and film star takes audiences on a one-man tour of his career

$58.15 $32

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"Jack Hanna's Into the Wild" at State Theatre on February 16 at 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m., or 3:30 p.m. (Up to 35% Off)

Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild

State Theatre

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Famed wildlife expert and TV fixture takes fans on a virtual safari with scores of video footage, fun stories, and live exotic creatures

$23 $15

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The Maplewood Theatre's name hovers above the marquee in an art-deco script over a row of lights, conjuring up nostalgia of the classic cinemas of yesteryear. But the retro-style facade doesn't mean that the movies are also throwbacks. Instead, the modern movie screens flicker with first-run films. The theater's 3D capabilities allow patrons to slip on glasses that make them feel as if they're in the middle of the action or to protect their eyes when they accidentally dunk their faces into 3-D popcorns.

155 Maplewood Ave
Maplewood,
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Since 2006, SOPAC has been serving as a premier performing arts center in the region. SOPAC offers cultural experiences for audiences in an intimate, inviting environment. The multidisciplinary arts center hosts a variety of live performances, community events and education programs for all ages.

1 SOPAC way
South Orange,
NJ
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Winner of the JerseyArts.com 2009 People's Choice Award for favorite Professional Theater, Paper Mill Playhouse has been opening the curtain on top-quality musical theater and plays since its debut in 1938. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, a Tony Award-winning musical comedy, follows the travails of a group of young students participating in their countywide spell off. With hilarious tunes and frequent fourth wall demolition, the musical expertly tickles audience funny femurs while filling their ears with the harmonious euphony of the Tony-nominated score. Groupon buyers will leave the theater with a Paper Mill Playhouse cup (a $5 value), allowing patrons of the arts to signal their theater affiliation to rival gangs of symphony and museum cup holders.

22 Brookside Drive
Millburn,
NJ
US

Starry Night Dance Studio hosts a never-ending dance party atop its polished wood floors, inviting all to join and even offering free classes for beginners. Instructors wear the shoes of multiple ballroom styles to teach the centuries-old waltz alongside West Coast swing and merengue, a two-step dance outstripped in simplicity only by the one-step known as walking. Aerobic Zumba workouts and belly-dance classes loosen students’ hips while building muscle tone and cardio endurance. Additionally, Starry Night’s experienced dancers choreograph dances for special events such as weddings, quinceañeras, mortgage signings, and bar mitzvahs, and happily help students to prepare for landmark celebrations.

246 North Avenue
Garwood,
NJ
US

New Jersey Performing Arts Center stands firm as a bastion of live entertainment, opening the doors to its two distinct venues for a wide array of productions. Inside Prudential Hall, 2,700 seats fill the multitiered auditorium where ballets, symphony orchestras, and Broadway shows flourish beneath radiant lights and a domed ceiling. Victoria Theater, meanwhile, beckons visitors to its more intimate 500-seat confines for jazz concerts, contemporary dance performances, and monster-truck rallies.

1 Center St.
Newark,
NJ
US

Whether coaching students as individuals or in a group setting, the certified instructors at the Westfield School of Dance draw from years of teaching and performance experience in their chosen styles. All are specialized in one to three disciplines of dance, and pass on their knowledge through a progressive syllabus in a range of classes. They organize students by skill level, coaching them in tap, jazz, modern dance, Russian ballet, and musical-theatre performance. For more experienced dancers and aspiring professionals, they also conduct work-study programs and student-teacher training. These experiences allow students to work alongside their teachers as well as guest artists to learn new choreography, develop teaching techniques, and uncover the mystery of what really happened that fateful night at Swan Lake.

Throughout the year, students are given the chance to showcase what they've learned in two venues. In the more minimalistic setting of the Black Box, beginner-level students perform original choreographed dance concerts. The annual spring Main Stage show folds novice through advanced dancers into a full-scale production, complete with live musicians, costumes, scenery, and props.

137 Central Ave
Westfield,
NJ
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