Here’s What’s Weird and Wonderful in NYC (Nov. 18 Edition)
The holidays in New York City are classic: tinsel all around, steaming hot cocoa, and crisp weather make for a pretty magical few months. But it’s not all cookies, caroling, and cranberry sauce — there’s still plenty of holiday weird to go around. Check out our list (don’t worry, we’ve checked it twice) of wonderfully odd and outrageously extravagant experiences.
House of Yes, Brooklyn
Variety Show, Cabaret
Celebrity guest performers, glitter, and surrealist clowns: what more could you ask for during a night at the iconic House of Yes?
freestyle love supreme
Before “Hamilton” and “In the Heights,” there was “freestyle love supreme.” This once-in-a-lifetime show is the first time freestyle rap improvisation has ever been on Broadway.
Magic, Illusion, Immersive
David Kwong is a New York Times crossword constructor, illusionist, and probably the smartest person you’ll ever see onstage. Experience his magic at The High Line Hotel.
“Slava’s Snowshow” is a wistful adventure that everyone — from your kids to your grandparents to your significant other — will enjoy. For the first time ever, get up to six Rush tickets per performance.
BURLESK! at BIRDLAND
Nestled in the legendary jazz club’s intimate new theater, this funny, sexy gem of a show unveils a luscious lineup of sparkling strip-teasers.
Don’t miss Company XIV’s sparkling reimagining of the beloved “Nutcracker” ballet, told with sensual and opulent flair.
East Village, Manhattan
Circus, Drag, Cabaret
An epic fairytale musical that travels from 15th century Transylvania to modern-day NYC from the Indiggo Twins? Yes, please.