Theater & Shows in Brooklyn, NY

Shelly Garrett's "Beauty Shop" 30th Anniversary on October 30 at 2 p.m.

Shelly Garrett's "Beauty Shop"

Kings Theatre

Adultery, hygiene, and dirty talk—all are regular topics of discussion in Big Mama Lucille’s beauty shop, now celebrating its 30th year

$53.60 $39

The Sweet Spot New York City: Red Light Special on Sunday, December 4, at 6 p.m.

The Sweet Spot New York City

The Hall at MP

Poets, burlesque performers, comics, and other artists explore sensuality in a high-energy performance devoted to “pop erotic arts”

$22.09 $11

Halloween Spooktacular on October 30 at 1 p.m.

Halloween Spooktacular


Venture through a haunted house, dress up and go trick-or-treating, play carnival games, and watch a live dance competition on Halloween Eve

$32.64 $20

Abarukas presents "Bernadac" on October 28 or 29

Abarukas presents Bernadac

GK Arts Center

Acclaimed contemporary dance troupe unleashes graceful movement and witty choreography in three works, including a world premiere

$21.69 $12.50

"The Sweet Spot New York" - Sunday December 4, 2016 / 6:00pm (Red Light Special Edition)

The Hall at MP

The Hall at MP

$20 $13.75

Coloring Club Adult Coloring Parties (October 26, November 16, or November 30)

Coloring Club


At an adult coloring party, sip drinks and make new friends while bringing life to drawings of celebrities, presidential candidates, & more

$17 $12

"The Poetry Brothel: Holiday Party" - Sunday December 4, 2016 / 9:00pm

The House of Yes


$30 $19.75

"The Poetry Brothel: Day of the Dead" - Tuesday November 1, 2016 / 9:00pm

The House of Yes


$30 $19.75

The Poetry Brothel at 9 p.m. on May 8, June 12, October 5, November 1, or December 4

The Poetry Brothel

House of Yes

Poetry emerges from the stuffy atmosphere of academia and into a pseudo-bordello

$33.05 $24

Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes (November 11—23)

Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes

Radio City Music Hall

Make memories with the world-famous Rockettes, a production featuring the high-kicking dance troupe and other holiday showstoppers

$75.80 $45

Rhythm of the Night feat. El DeBarge, Tank, and Troop on Saturday, November 19, at 8 p.m.

Rhythm of the Night: El DeBarge, Tank, Troop

Lehman Center for the Performing Arts

The falsetto singer behind DeBarge hits such as “Rhythm of the Night” teams up with R&B hitmakers behind “Under” and “Sweet November”

$50 $25

Diva Royale Drag Queen Show on Saturdays from August 27–December 31

Diva Royale Drag Queen Show

Diva Royale

Drag Joan Rivers hosts a lineup of female impersonations featuring Drag Madonna, Dolly Parton, and Liza Minnelli

$27.37 $18

Odd Squad LIVE! on October 29 or 30

Odd Squad LIVE!

NYU Skirball Center

Agents from the Emmy-winning PBS series transform the theater into their HQ while trying to solve mysteries during this interactive show

$33 $23

Matilda The Musical through November 20

"Matilda the Musical"

Shubert Theatre

A precocious young girl surrounded by verbally abusive adults finds her only joy in books—and wreaking havoc with her telekinesis

$88.50 $59

"Sistas: The Musical" Through February 26, 2017

"Sistas the Musical"

Multiple Locations

Women reminisce on family and cultural history as they sing and perform landmark songs from “Oh, Happy Day” to “Single Ladies”

$77.50 $35

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

"Avenue Q" (Through February 26)

"Avenue Q"

New World Stages

Mature musical follows a hybrid of puppets and humans as they look for love and purpose in New York City

$103.50 $45

"Oh, Hello on Broadway" Starring Nick Kroll and John Mulaney through October 30

"Oh, Hello on Broadway" starring Nick Kroll and John Mulaney

Lyceum Theatre

Nick Kroll and John Mulaney bring quibbling, hilariously out-of-touch characters from Comedy Central’s Kroll Show to Broadway

$78.50 $59

"Fiddler on the Roof" on Broadway (September 6–November 20)

"Fiddler on the Roof" on Broadway

Broadway Theatre

The beloved Tony-winning musical tells the tale of a rustic Jewish village through songs such as “Matchmaker”

$88.50 $69

Gazillion Bubble Show (Through February 26)

Gazillion Bubble Show

New World Stages

A family that’s honed its show for more than 20 years creates and layers countless dazzling bubbles amid colorful lasers

$83 $45

David Caserta's "Haunted Illusions" on October 30 at 4 p.m.

David Caserta's Haunted Illusions

Bergen Performing Arts Center

Halloween-themed magic show features physics-defying feats, spooky effects, and a working guillotine that goes down on one lucky fan

$23.95 $12

Apollo Theater Presents "The First Noel" on December 13–15

"The First Noel"

Apollo Theater

New holiday musical about a Harlem family dealing with loss and looking for redemption includes gospel- and soul-infused Christmas carols

$43.05 $21.50

"Perfect Crime" at The Theater Center Through April 30, 2017 (Up to 56% Off)

Perfect Crime

The Anne L. Bernstein Theater

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

$68.75 $30

"The Ugly Duckling"

Peter Jay Sharp Theater, Symphony Space

Symphony Space

$17 $11.50

"Murdered By the Mob" — Interactive Comedy Mystery Dinner Theater and Dancing on Select Saturdays Through November 19

The New York Mob Show: "Murdered by The Mob"

Arno Dinner Theater

Bullets fly and mobsters dance over a hearty three-course dinner in an interactive murder mystery

$114 $69

A Wasabassco Halloween: Costume Party & Burlesque on Saturday, October 29, at 7:30 p.m.

A Wasabassco Halloween: Costume Party & Burlesque

City Winery

Hailed as one of the top burlesque shows in the world, Wasabassco celebrates Halloween during a night packed with costumed numbers

$24.20 $15

"The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe" Through December 31

"The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe"

St. Lukes Theatre

Stage adaptation of the first Chronicles of Narnia tale whisks audiences into C.S. Lewis’s world of fantasy

$47.50 $25

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

Miles Thorn, Master Illusionist, October 9–November 5

Miles Thorn - Master Illusionist

The Elektra Theatre

New York’s Got Talent-winning illusionist dazzles with feats of magic

$49 $24

Brazilian Dinner and Admission to Concert Series for Two or Four at S.O.B.'s (Sounds of Brazil) (Up to 61% Off)

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


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

$170 $75

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  • Jalopy Theatre and School of Music
    Grab a seat and dig in! Jalopy Tavern in Brooklyn offers tasty eats everyone will enjoy. Get connected at lightning fast speeds with Jalopy Tavern's complimentary wifi. Don't stay cooped up on a beautiful summer day! At Jalopy Tavern, you can dine outdoors on their lovely patio. Jalopy Tavern patrons enjoy a taste of live music with their food as well. The restaurant fills up on the weekends, so keep that in mind before heading out. Want to enjoy this restaurant without the wait? Get it to go. Jalopy Tavern is a prime location for car and public transit commuters. Forget circling the block, Jalopy Tavern has plenty of nearby parking options. Bicyclists will also find lots of space to safely lock up their bikes.
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  • Dance Atlantic
    Want something more than just a weekend out at the bars? Brooklyn's Dance Atlantic Studio offers the perfect theater to shake your weekend up. The doors are open for you at this theater with their people friendly restaurant and great, home-cooked food. You won't need to get a sitter before heading to this theater — kids are more than welcome at this family-friendly establishment. Sign up for one of these kickboxing classes and burn fat, build muscle and stay learn. At Dance Atlantic Studio, you can elongate your muscles with some basic ballet or opt for a less traditional class. Parking is plentiful, so visitors can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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  • Brooklyn Ballet
    Founded in 2002, Brooklyn Ballet's mission is to create ballets flush with artistic excellence and innovation that delight audience members. With this goal in mind, the not-for-profit professional dance company works with writers, visual artists, and even hackers to design pieces that are reflective of Brooklyn's diverse communities. Before dancers hit the stage, they can get their reps in at the downtown state-of-the-art studio, which features a column-free dance space, wood-sprung floors, and floor-to-ceiling windows. And for those who just want to hone their skills without brining them on stage, the instructors lead recreational classes for adults and kids.
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  • Front Line Dance Center
    What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition? Our Directors have over 30 years experience choreographing, teaching, and inspiring children. Our dedicated teaching staff has the innate ability to nuture and motivate young dancers. Our affordable recital packages include everything you will need. Come join in the fun at FLDC ! What's one tip for first-time students that will make them feel like veterans? This offer includes free registration, a $30.00 value. Come dressed comfortable and be ready to dance and have fun!
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  • Dimentions On Stage
    Start a night out with your friends right at the terrific theater at Brooklyn's Dimensions On Stage. With a sizzling plate of terrific food, this theater boasts among the best eats this side of the city. Got kids? No problem at Dimensions On Stage! This theater is a fantastic spot for families to hang together. At Dimensions On Stage, you can elongate your muscles with some basic ballet or opt for a less traditional class. Parking is plentiful, so patrons can feel free to bring their vehicles. Hop on public transit if driving's not your speed; accessible stops include 77 St. (R) and Bay Ridge Ave. (R).
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  • Dancewave
    Dancewave’s instructors approach their students as artists-in-the-making, seeking to impact the lives of New York City youth through pre-professional arts training. Classes for kids include pre-pointe, ballet, and hip-hip. Adults can flex through the poses of modern dance classes or work up a sweat in Pilates and Zumba classes. Dancewave also hosts summer intensives, as well as trains pre-professional ensembles that perform in venues such as Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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