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New York Musicals in August 2014

Our selection of the best musicals in New York for the month of August 2014

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Eugene O'Neill Theatre: 1st - 1st January

From Trey Parker and Matt Stone, four-time Emmy Award-winning creators of South Park comes this hilarious Broadway musical about a pair of mismatched Mormon boys sent on a mission to a place that's about as far from Salt Lake City as you can get. More info

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Walter Kerr Theater: 1st - 31st August

When the low born Monty Navarro finds out he's 8th in line for an earldom in the lofty D'Ysquith family, he figures his chances of outliving his predecessors are slight and sets off down a far more ghoulish path. Can he knock off his unsuspecting relatives without being caught and become the second Earl of Highhurst? And what of love? Because murder isn't the only thing Monty's mind... More info

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New Amsterdam Theater: 1st - 1st January

In an exotic, faraway land, one young pauper's life is about to change with the luck of an ancient lamp - and you're invited to join this magic carpet ride! Based on the hit Disney classic movie Aladdin, this new 2014 Tony Award winning musical features best-loved music by Academy and Tony Award-winning composer Alan Menken and is directed by Tony Award-winning Casey Nicholaw, best known for his work on The Book of Mormon. More info

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Barclays Center: 6th August

The R&B and soul heart-throb has already amassed nine Grammy Awards, the special Starlight Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame and four studio albums in his short career. The singer-songwriter, producer and philanthropist is touring across North America in support of his 2013 album Love in the Future. More info

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Belasco Theater: 1st - 31st August

Starring Emmy-winning Neil Patrick Harris through August 17, Hedwig and the Angry Inch is a musical comedy about a fictional rock 'n' roll band fronted by a transgender singer from East Berlin. Directed by Tony-winning Michael Mayer of Spring Awakening and American Idiot, Hedwig and the Angry Inch won four 2014 Tony Awards including Best Revival of a Musical and Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical for Neil Patrick Harris. More info

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Astor Place Theatre: 1st - 1st January

Blue Man Group is one of New York's longest-running shows and one of its hardest to describe! In the show, three enigmatic bald and blue characters take the audience through a multi-sensory experience that combines theater, percussive music, art, science and vaudeville into a form of entertainment that is like nothing else either on or off Broadway. More info

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Orpheum Theater: 1st - 1st January

Stomp is one of New York's most unique entertainment experiences. A rotating cast of eight energetic young performers create rhythms and, yes, music, with their hands and feet and all manner of noisy objects, such as hammers, garbage can lids, buckets, and so on. Their technical skill is truly awesome: this perfectly synchronized ballet of juggled sticks, drums, and what-have-you is indeed thrilling to witness. More info

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Majestic Theater: 1st - 1st January

Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash musicalization of the Gaston Leroux novel won the 1988 Tony Award for Best Musical and now celebrates over 25 years on Broadway. This musical masterpiece combines songwriting genius with an unforgettable romantic storyline - a Phantom haunting the Paris Opera House falls in love with one of its newest singers, and will stop at nothing to make her love him back. More info

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Gershwin Theater: 1st - 1st January

Long before Dorothy drops in, two other girls meet in the Land of Oz. One, born with emerald green skin, is smart, fiery and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious and very popular. Wicked follows these two unlikely friends and college roomates grow into very different women: The Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good Witch. More info

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Stage 3 New World Stages: 1st - 31st August

Avenue Q is the story of Princeton, a bright-eyed college grad who comes to New York City with big dreams and a tiny bank account. He soon discovers that the only neighborhood in his price range is Avenue Q; still, the neighbors seem nice. More info

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August Wilson Theater: 1st - 1st January

Jersey Boys is the story of how a group of blue-collar boys from the wrong side of the tracks became one of the biggest American pop music sensations of all time - Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. They wrote their own songs, invented their own sounds and sold 175 million records worldwide - all before they were 30! More info

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Stephen Sondheim Theatre: 1st - 31st August

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical tells the story of the life of Carole King, a Grammy-award winning singer-songwriter. This Broadway run comes after a pre-Broadway engagement in San Francisco, which also marks the production's premier. The musical features original songs by Carole King and Gerry Goffin, and will star Jessie Mueller in the 2014 Tony Award winning title role. More info

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Music Box Theater: 1st - 1st January

In 2013 Broadway's favorite high-flying, circus-inspired musical, Pippin, finally returned! This This acclaimed revival opened over 35 years after the original Broadway production closed, but managed to match its predecessor's success by scooping up an impressive TEN 2013 Tony Award nominations of which it won four, including Best Revival of a Musical and Best Direction of a Musical. Set to a toe-tapping pop-rock score, this is one musical that doesn't just ask its cast to act, sing and dance but sees them performing acrobatics and circus right on stage too! More info

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Minskoff Theater: 1st - 1st January

Disney presents a musical that brings the much-loved 1994 animated film to life to breath-taking effects, spirit and power, inviting you to explore the African Serengeti and join the wide eyed cub Simba on the adventure of a lifetime as he grows up and accepts his destiny as the King of the Pride Lands. In addition to the beloved songs penned by Sir Elton John and Tim Rice (such as the soaring 'Circle of Life') this phenomenal adaptation has new original songs and explodes with joyous, captivating music that soundtrack the rich mythology and moving drama expertly. More info

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Imperial Theater: 1st - 31st August

A fugitive on the run, a promise made to a dying mother and, above all, the hope that despite our circumstances, we still have the power to change the course of our destiny. Producer Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed 25th-anniversary, re-imagined production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg's Tony Award-winning musical Les Miserables is returning to the Imperial Theatre in 2014! More info

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Shubert Theatre: 1st - 1st January

Matilda, Roald Dahl's much-loved classic of an extraordinary child with hideous parents is given the musical treatment by the combined talents of Tim Minchin and the Royal Shakespeare Company. This critically-acclaimed musical won four awards at the 2013 Tony Awards, including Best Book of a Musical and Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical for Gabriel Ebert. More info

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Al Hirschfeld Theater: 1st - 1st January

Kinky Boots is one of Broadway's most successful new musicals, snapping up six 2013 Tony Awards including Best Musical! The uplifting show tells the tale of a failing family-run shoe factory in England whose business trajectory is changed (and saved!) thanks to the influence of a stiletto-wearing drag queen named Lola. More info

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Lunt Fontanne Theater: 1st - 31st August

Motown: The Musical brings the same toe-tapping beats and soul-shaking songs that rocked America in the 1960s to Broadway. The musical tells the real story of Motown Records' founder, Berry Gordy, and his incredible journey from featherweight boxer to the music mogul responsible for Diana Ross and Michael Jackson's careers! More info

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Circle in the Square: 1st - 31st August

Audra McDonald returns to Broadway as Billie Holiday in this look back on the First Lady of Jazz's life story. The musical is set inside a smokey Philly nightclub in the 1959, where Ms. Holiday puts on one of her last ever performances. This stunning performance won Audra MacDonald her a record sixth Tony Award. More info

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Jerry Orbach Theater: 1st - 1st January

A classic coming-of-age story, The Fantasticks features two meddling, matchmaking fathers who scheme to get their children together. But once the couple is united, the real drama begins! More info

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Winter Garden Theater: 1st - 17th August

This new stage production is based on the Academy Award-winning film, starring Andy Karl and Margo Siebert, plus featuring a score by Ragtime Tony Award winners Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. Co-produced by the original Rocky himself, Sylvester Stallone, this innovative new musical was nominated for four Tony awards, and won for Best Scenic Design of a Musical. More info

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Broadway Theater: 1st - 1st January

This nine-time Tony-nominated new spin on the Rodgers & Hammerstein classic television production adds songs from their catalogue and turns the fairy tale concept on its head: it's Cinderella's turn to save the prince! Songs include "In My Own Little Corner"and "Impossible/It's Possible". More info

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Nederlander Theater: 1st - 24th August

This is the record-breaking, Tony Award-winning Broadway phenomenon that tells the story of an unlikely band of underdogs who take on the biggest names in publishing in an "INSPIRATIONAL" (The Hollywood Reporter) fight for justice. More info

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Broadhurst Theater: 1st - 1st January

Mamma Mia collects a group of hit songs by the Swedish supergroup ABBA and shapes them around the story of a single mother coping with her young daughter's marriage on a picturesque Greek isle. While the daughter plans her future with the love of her life, her mother is haunted by three different men who may or may not be her daughter's father. More info

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Helen Hayes Theater: 1st - 1st January

Hair band devotees rejoice: The anthems of the '80s are back. The new musical features the hits of Journey, Bon Jovi, Styx, REO Speedwagon, Pat Benatar and many more. More info

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Studio 54: 1st - 1st January

The Roundabout Theatre Company's latest revival of Cabaret is a star-studded, two-time Tony nominated affair, with Michelle Williams and Alan Cumming confirmed to fill the lead roles. The musical, which first appeared on Broadway in 1966, is set in 1930s Berlin, in the infamous Kit Kat Klub where cabaret performer Sally Bowles sings against the voice of Nazi rise to power. More info

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NYCB Theatre at Westbury: 29th August

1964 The Tribute takes their audiences on a musical journey to an era in rock history that will live in all of our hearts forever. They are hailed by critics and fans alike as the most authentic and endearing Beatles tribute in the world. Choosing songs from the pre-Sgt-Pepper era, 1964 The Tribute live Beatles concert, with period instruments, clothing, hairstyles, and onstage banter. More info

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Ambassador Theater: 1st - 1st January

No musical conjures up quite the same combination of intrigue, drama and sex appeal as Chicago does, a formula that's taken the hit production around the world from Toronto to Tokyo, since its premiere on Broadway in 1975. Set in the roarings 1920s, this tale of two beautiful criminals - Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly - comes alive through daring dance, sensational costumes and a pinch of Razzle Dazzle. More info

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Bernard B Jacobs Theater: 1st - 1st January

The creators of the acclaimed Black Watch, director John Tiffany and choreographer Steven Hoggett, join forces with playwright/screenwriter Enda Walsh to bring the hit independent film Once, winner of a 2007 Academy Award for the hit song "Falling Slowly", to the stage. More info

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West End Theatre: 1st - 11th August

After a sold-out and acclaimed run of Uncle Vanya, The Russian Arts Theater & Studio returns with The Bear & Other Jokes by Anton Chekhov, staged by award-winning Russian director Aleksey Burago. An encounter between a self-dramatizing widow, a timid butler and a barbaric debt collector quickly turns into a comic battle of wit, money, pistols and love. Featuring live musical performances of beloved classical repertoire, original compositions, and popular Russian romances, this show also includes three of Anton Chekhov's lesser known short stories, as well as jokes collected from his letters and memoirs. This summer, we invite you to join The Russian Arts Theater & Studio at the beautiful West End Theater and experience our signature Chekhov! More info

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St James Theater: 1st - 24th August

Bullets Over Broadway is a brand new musical production of Woody Allen's iconic film of the same name. The musical stars Zach Braff in his Broadway debut, alongside Karen Ziemba, Marin Mazzie, Brooks Ashmanskas and Vincent Pastore. The musical has been nominated for six 2014 Tony Awards! More info

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Kirk Theatre: 1st - 1st January

The title says it all in New York's most outrageous musical comedy! This hilarious revue features 15 original songs, 8 gorgeous guys and no clothes - a truly winning combination! Hailed by critics and audiences in 27 cities worldwide, don't miss this sure-fire crowd pleaser. Great for groups! More info

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Kirk Theatre: 1st - 1st January

No one in the news is safe! The Drama Desk nominated musical revue NEWSical is back lampooning current events, newsmakers, celebreties, and politicians. With songs and material being upated on a regular basis, composer-lyricist (Drama Desk Nominee) Rick Crom's topical musical comedy is an ever-evolving mockery of all the news that is fit to spoof! More info

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NYCB Theatre at Westbury: 26th August

When it comes to rock, there aren't many greater names than Deep Purple. The British group formed in 1968, and have been bursting eardrums ever since. Alongside fellow Brits Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath they practically defined what we now call 'hard rock' with albums like Machinehead and tracks including Smoke on the Water. More info

Gerald Schoenfeld Theater: 28th - 31st August

If you loved The Producers, you'll be thrilled to hear that Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick will perform together on Broadway again! The duo are set to star in Terrence McNally's play "It's Only a Play," a hilarious send-up of the theatre business set on the eve of 'The Golden Egg's' opening night where the nervous playwright (Broderick), his best friend (Lane), and a host of other showbiz characters await the first reviews. More info

New York City Center: 6th - 16th August

Sydney Theatre Company presents its highly acclaimed production of Jean Genet's The Maids as part of the Lincoln Center Festival. Academy Award-winner Cate Blanchett and Isabelle Huppert play Claire and Solange Papin - two French sisters who served as maids to a wealthy and beautiful woman, fantasising each time she is away about the ways they would murder her. More info

Bethel Woods Center For The Arts: 23rd August

With over 20 million records sold in the US, Josh Groban is arguably the most popular singer-songwriter in the country after hits from his five albums, including 'Closer' and 'Awake'. More info

Madison Square Garden: 1st - 31st August

The New York native will be belting out his old favorites with the help of his revolving piano, in an on-going series of monthly concerts at this world-famous venue. He has sold more than 100 million records over a career spanning more than 40 years, and reigns as one of most popular recording artists and respected entertainers in the world. More info

Bergen Performing Arts Center: 12th August

Since they first hit the rock scene with the release of their monumental debut album Days of Future Passed, The Moody Blues have continued to produce music that bridges the gap between classical and pop-rock genres. The Moody Blues offers that unique experience of rock & roll delivered with connectedness and commitment. More info

Barclays Center: 22nd - 24th August

Having been crowned as indie rock royalty in the early 2000's, Arcade Fire's sound is an eclectic mix of bossa nova, punk, French chanson, and classically tinged pop music, with references from U2's passion to David Bowie's diversity. More info

Daryl Roth Theater: 1st - 31st August

Remain upstanding, folks, for this water and light spectacular that has taken London and Buenos Aires by storm. You may get wet, you may get dirty bring your pals and your dancing shoes, to prepare for visual and sensory overload. More info

MetLife Stadium: 4th August

Omg! One Direction and 5 Seconds of Summer! See Harry, Zayn, Louis, Niall and Liam live in concert, with support from cheeky Australian pop punk rebels 5SOS! You can guarantee that the venue will be full of awesomeness, with the songs you love from the boys you love! More info

B.B. King Blues Club: 23rd August

The front runners of eighties soft-rock and still evolving, Air Supply know how to write a love song, creating the illustion of romance with sweeping ballads and sweet melodies. Touring now, an evening the Aussie megastars will enchant, as they play from their compelling and vast back catalogue, with hits such as 'You are my Lady', 'Everywoman in the World', 'Without you' and many more! More info

Cort Theater: 18th - 31st August

Michael Cera and Kieran Culkin star opposite Tavi Gevinson in this revival of Kenneth Lonergan's 1996 play, This Is Our Youth. The production is directed by Tony winner Anna D. Shapiro whose most recent Broadway endeavour, Of Mice and Men, also starred a cast full of young acting talent. The play is a raw portrait of the age bridging adolescence and adulthood, when poor decision making and new opportunities often collide. More info

Cherry Lane Theater: 1st - 23rd August

A month after their one night stand, Sue and Bruce meet up. Sue has a revelation which sets the pair on course for a 4000 mile road rip to Phoenix and may make them or break them as a couple. Scott Organ's playful, darkly humorous drama stars Julia Stiles (Silver Linings Playbook) and James Wirt in the lead roles. More info

American Airlines Theater: 1st - 10th August

Two-time Tony winner Sutton Foster stars in the Broadway premiere of this moving musical about a disfigured young woman who undertakes an epic bus journey across the USA in order to have her facial scar healed by a televangelist. But along the way, she discovers a lot more about her own courage and beauty than she'd bargained for. Nominated for four 2014 Tony Awards, including Best Revival of a Musical. More info

Isaac Stern Auditorium: 1st - 31st August

For more than 160 years, the venerable Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra has been closely associated with the history and tradition of European classical music. More info

Beacon Theater: 12th - 13th August

With more than 12 million albums sold and multiple Grammy nominations, Tori Amos is one of the most successful and influential artists of her generation. A pioneer across multiple platforms, she was the first major label artist to offer a single for download, has had her songs turned into graphic novels, and has produced groundbreaking videos throughout her career. More info

Nikon: 29th August

Motley Crue are embarking on their last ever tour (they even made it legally binding against future, unauthorized tours!), celebrating 30 years as the "bad boys of rock 'n'roll" before retiring officially and finally, in 2015. And joining them on this epic odyssey is Alice Cooper, arguably the man who kicked off an entire genre of bad boy rock. More info

Nikon: 20th August

Two music giants join forces for a concert experience that's guaranteed to heat up summer. The two rock era hit-makers will head out across the USA on an 18-date tour this year - an unmissable live performance from two dynamic live performers! More info

Nassau Coliseum: 21st - 24th August

Get ready for this mind-blowing arena experience featuring all your favorite characters from the Marvel Universe, including Iron Man and The Avengers Team, Wolverine, Spiderman....and not forgetting some of the most hellraising villains they have faced! Following the huge success of the Marvel cineverse, Feld Entertainment and Marvel have joined forces to bring the action to an arena near you. Time to suit up, comic fans. More info

Barclays Center: 1st - 3rd August

Written and directed by Dominic Champagne, this Cirque touring production pays tribute to the nomadic soul, to the spirit and art of the circus tradition. The word Varekai means "wherever" in the Romany language of the gypsies - the universal wanderers. More info

Irving Plaza: 30th August

Have you heard of Garfunkel and Oates yet? The Los Angeles based comedy folk duo made up of Kate Micucci and Riki Lindhome are smart, insightful and completely hilarious. Named for the 'two famous rock-and-roll second bananas' since their 2009 meeting through comedian Doug Benson, they have taken on subjects that range from the outrageous, to the extreme, always delivered with innocent voice and a cheeky smile. You've seen their debut show on IFC, now see them live and be prepared to laugh, alot. More info

NYCB Theatre at Westbury: 17th August

Country legend and very proud Texan Lyle Lovett is heading out on tour this year with his large (not big) band. The be-quiffed, multi-Grammy Award winner will be playing everything from his signature tune Cowboy Man to choice cuts from Release Me, his collection of covers from 2010. More info

Wellmont Theatre: 30th August

Academy Award winner Jeff Bridges has long held a passion for music and in recent years he's had the chance to showcase it, with both his own studio albums and 2009's movie Crazy Heart. His Dudeness is heading out on tour this year, performing his uniquely laid-back brand of country with the able assistance of backing band The Abiders. More info

MetLife Stadium: 4th - 5th August

With two No.1 albums, Niall, Zayn, Liam, Harry and Louis will embark on their newly announced "Where We Are tour" across the world in 2014. More info

NYCB Theatre at Westbury: 14th - 15th August

Stand-up comedian and ventriloquist Jeff Dunham brings his show 'Disorderly Conduct' to life on stage with his best loved characters Walter, Jose Jalapeno, Achmed the Dead Terrorist, an unusual superhero named Melvin, Sweet Daddy D, and Bubba J. More info

Stage 4 New World Stages: 1st - 31st August

"iLuminate: Artist of Light" is an electrifying story told through dance and cutting-edge technology. iLuminate Productions takes you on a fantastical journey in their first ever Broadway show using their groundbreaking light suits, as seen on "America's Got Talent"! More info

Richard Rodgers Theater: 1st - 31st August

If/Then is a romantic, intellectual and innovative new musical about how choice and chance collide - and how we learn to love the fallout. Broadway legend Idina Menzel stars in the lead role, one she's was nominated for a 2014 Tony Award for! More info

Bethel Woods Center For The Arts: 2nd August

One of the biggest names in R&B is joining forces with another rising star in a tour that shouldn't be missed! This Summer, Lionel Richie will head out across the USA with CeeLo Green supporting him on his All the Hits All Night Long tour! More info

NYCB Theatre at Westbury: 12th August

'Can't I have just one more?' When Pinkalicious eats one too many pink cupcakes, she catches a case of Pinkititis and turns pink from head to toe! It'll take the wisdom of her broccoli-eating little brother to help her get out of this predicament. Don't miss Chicago's Emerald City Theatre production of this smash hit musical based on the popular book by Elizabeth and Victoria Kann. Best suited for cupcake lovers ages 3 and up. More info

Theater at Madison Square Garden: 4th August

English David Gray is not one to rest on his laurels; 12 million album sales, the best selling album in Ireland ever with 'White Ladder' and a BAFTA nomination for his soundtrack work on Amma Assante's 2004 film 'A Way Of Life'. After the double album Foundling in 2010, he's back on the road, previewing material from his forthcoming new record. More info

Longacre Theater: 26th - 31st August

Tony, Emmy and Golden Globe winner James Earl Jones will return to the stage - the showbiz sphere he started out in over fifty years ago - in this comedic play by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman. "You Can't Take It With You" follows two families whose lives are thrown together when their children become engaged. More info

Laura Pels Theater: 1st - 10th August

Just Jim Dale is the brand new solo of mulit-award winning actor, Jim Dale. Now aged 78, Dale looks back upon his multi-faceted career, retraces his steps to fame, and offers insight to other aspiring comedy, voice and theatre performers. More info

Bethel Woods Center For The Arts: 19th August

Although they were formed on Memorial Day in 1986, It was 1998's multi-platinum album 'Dizzy up the Girl' (including super-hits 'Iris' and 'Slide') that made the Goo Goo Dolls. Perfectly encapsulating the sound of the 90's, 'Iris' was ranked number 1 on Billboard's chart of "Top 100 Pop Songs from 1992-2012" with two other songs in the top 30 alone. Now, these rock stalwarts are heading out on an epic Co-headlining tour with unshakable rockers Daughtry. Playing at some of the country's best outdoor venues this Summer, along with double Grammy nominees Plain White T's,'Hey There Delilah' as special guests, you can expect a rockin' evening of great tunes, good vibes and party like no other. More info

MTC Stage 1 At New York City Center: 1st - 10th August

Two-time Tony winner Cherry Jones stars in this drama about a 1970s women's refuge, playing the role of Agnes - the woman who transforms her bed and breakfast into an underground shelter for female victims of abuse. When a young runaway's more modern views cause Agnes' teenage daughter to start questioning her own future, Agnes is forced to question her own assumptions about the women she has been assisting. The play is set in the pre-Roe v. Wade era, a landmark case which helped define US abortion law. More info

Stage 1 New World Stages: 1st - 4th August

Are we going to prom or hell?! Veronica Sawyer's High School struggle with three scrunchie-sporting 'Heathers' comes to a dark end when her mysterious new boyfriend arrives on the scene, with some revenge plans of his own. More info

NYCB Theatre at Westbury: 3rd August

Boz Scaggs is an American singer, songwriter and guitarist. He gained fame in the 1970s with several Top 20 Hits in the United States along with the #2 album Silk Degrees. Scaggs continued to write and record music through the 1980s and '90s. More info

Izod Center: 20th August

If you consider yourself a Mahomie, then you'll already know the news... Austin Mahone is heading out on tour. Don't miss catching the pop heart throb live on-stage in a city near you, touring in support of his debut album, The Secret! He'll be joined by special guest artists on select tour dates, including The Vamps and Fifth Harmony! More info

Barclays Center: 7th August

Yanni, in collaboration with legendary producer Ric Wake, has discovered and developed four of the most extraordinary young voices in music today. Two years in the making, Yanni returns to the global stage with a dazzling new tour. For the first time ever, Yanni re-interprets his classic compositions and debuts new music introducing show-stopping vocalists Nathan Pacheco, Chloe, Ender Thomas and Leslie Mills. More info

Rumsey Playfield: 4th August

The bluesy, old-time Old Crow Medicine Show are taking to the road with their famous bluegrass sound and alt-country with a punk rock energy! Catch the Prairie Home Companion regulars and new wave folk-rock pioneers for a show that's guaranteed to keep you smiling! More info

Pier 97: 18th August

See the evolutionary force that is Bob Weir and Ratdog, the creative offshoot of the Grateful Dead. With billowing, snarling rock and blues sounds, mixed with jazz and rhythm guitar, and a set list numbering over 100 songs, Ratdog are the perfect way to recreate the intensity and energy for all Deadheads. More info

NYCB Theatre at Westbury: 27th August

Terry Fator is an American ventriloquist and Impressionist. He was the winner of the second season of 'America's got Talent' and can perform up to 100 impressions often using puppets to assisst his act. Perfect for a night out, Fator will have you in stitches within seconds of arriving on stage and will have you laughing all the way home. More info

Nikon: 30th August

Star of country music and Grammy-Award winning Zac Brown Band is bringing its dynamic southern rock act to a venue near you! Formed over ten years ago, Zac Brown Band has gone from strength to strength over the years, their latest success being 2012's #1 album, Uncaged. More info

St Lukes Theater: 1st - 31st August

My Big Gay Italian Funeral is the sequel to Anthony J. Wilkinson's popular comedy My Big Gay Italian Wedding. An unfortunate occasion to meet again brings the crazy characters from the original play together again, with hilarious and often cringe-worthy results! More info

Pier 97: 15th August

Hot on the release of their seventh studio album, DC-based duo Eric Hilton and Rob Garza's love of bossa nova is still going strong, 17 years after meeting. TC have spent nearly two decades creating boundary-warping, complexly crafted electronic music partly inspired by bossa nova's intricate rhythms and lush textures, and their music has featured on tv shows such as True Blood. More info

Pier 97: 16th August

While on the road the past several years, Gilbert has built his brand through his compelling lyrics and dynamic live show - a combination that attracted a strong underground band of believers who shared Gilbert's passion for life and music, not to mention a good portion of female fans with a strong appreciation for his bad boy looks! This summer his Let It Ride tour takes Brantley to stages across the US in support of his latest album, Just as I Am. More info

Terminal 5: 2nd August

Feed Me is one of the many projects of British DJ Jon Goch. Fans were dismayed when Feed Me announced last year via Twitter that he was going to take a break from DJ-ing, "at least for a while", to concentrate on his debut album. Fear not, because he's making his return to his rightful pace behind the decks in 2014, for an extensive world tour. More info

Judy & Arthur Zankel Hall: 1st - 31st August

Michael Feinstein, the multi-platinum-selling, five-time Grammy-nominated entertainer dubbed "The Ambassador of the Great American Songbook," is considered one of the premier interpreters of American standards. His 200-plus shows a year have included performances at Carnegie Hall, Sydney Opera House and the Hollywood Bowl as well as the White House and Buckingham Palace. More info

Nikon: 19th August

The Carnivores Tour sends three of the biggest names in alternative rock out across in one epic tour. That's right, Linkin Park, AFI and 30 Seconds To Mars (with one Mr. Leto in tow) are touring together this Summer in a 25-date concert series Jared Leto calls 'the adventure of a lifetime.' More info

Isaac Stern Auditorium: 1st - 31st August

The New York Pops 2014/2015 Season boasts their greatest line-up ever. It's a series of concerts which includes everything from The Fab Four to some festive sing a-longs, to the tunes of Old Blue Eyes. New York's favourite orchestra will be joined throughout the season by a starry roster of guest performers, including Glee's Matthew Morrison and Broadway phenomenon Sutton Foster. More info

Acorn Theatre: 1st - 16th August

A new musical from Sydney, Australia, Atomic is the untold story of top Hungarian physicist Leo Szilard and the Manhattan Project of the 1930s, and the international race to harness atomic power and create the bomb to end all bombs - 'the idea that shook the world'. More info

Stage 2 New World Stages: 1st - 1st January

Guinness record-holding bubble artist Fan Yang brings his dazzling family entertainment to Off-Broadway. More info

Actors Temple Theater: 1st - 31st August

Honestly Abe - The Musical tells the amazing true story of Abraham Lincoln's teenage years. Though little is known about the younger years of this iconic American president, Honestly Abe presents a fascinating and entertaining look at his youth growing up in 1800s Virginia. More info

Snapple Theater Center: 1st - 1st January

Perfect Crime goes well beyond traditional mystery play. It is a sexy, compelling thriller, with well-timed surprises and laughs that relieve a growing dramatic tension. The main character is a Harvard-educated psychiatrist accused of bumping off her wealthy British husband. More info

Quinns NYC: 1st - 9th August

One actor has 6 shots of whiskey and then attempts to perform in a Shakespearean play. ANYTHING. COULD. HAPPEN. More info

Nassau Coliseum: 30th August

Beginning his career in the pop group Los Bukis, the long-haired, Mexican lothario Marco Antonio Solis has now been making music for nearly half a century. Earlier this year, his influence on pop music was honoured by Enrique Iglesias, who featured Solis on his massive hit El Perdedor. More info

Kraine Theater: 1st - 1st January

This is an Off-Off-Broadway production of the Neo-Futurists' signature show. In Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind, a company of actors perform (or attempt to perform) 30 plays in 60 minutes. More info

Bethel Woods Center For The Arts: 8th August

Founder member of Creedence Clearwater Revival, John Fogerty's unmistakable growl was a staple of American radio during the 60s, on tracks like Bad Moon Rising, Proud Mary and the anti-Vietnam war Fortunate Son. Selling million of records worldwide, the group disbanded in 1970, at which point Fogerty pursued a highly successful solo career, penning hits including Old Man Down the River and Rockin' All Over the World (later made famous by Status Quo). More info

Wellmont Theatre: 23rd August

The Urban Dictionary defines as 'Getting the Led out' as: 'It basically means that you are rocking out to some Led Zeppelin which is probably the best band ever to grace our Earth.' Which is probably what this band had in mind when they formed 'the American Led Zepplin'. On a mission to bring the legend of Plant, Paige et al to the stage, this is no ordinary tribute show. Passionate about the 'Zep, these guys are committed to playing you the tunes in with the greatest respect and musicianship, whilst sharing the Led love. For your fix of curly haired original heavy metal, you can trust Get The Led Out not to disappoint. More info

Nikon: 6th August

With combined album sales in excess of 200 million, Kiss and Def Leppard are two of the worlds most popular artists and now the bi-continental bands are heading out on a massive co-headlining tour, bringing the hard rock to you! See the epic Kiss, with their anthemic, fist-pumping rock and rolling, complete with fire-breathing, studded black leather and pyrotechnics to keep you thrilled all night. Rounding off this historic double bill is the legendary Def Leppard, the hard rocking group that bring you melodic, multi-layered heavy metal, with powerful riffs adding to the scene. A real once in a lifetime chance to see these two forces to be reckoned with! More info

Bergen Performing Arts Center: 1st - 3rd August

With a magnificent musical score composed by the legendary Andrew Lloyd Webber, including the poignant hit song Memory, CATS is quite simply a triumphant piece of musical theater. Don't miss this local production of the original West End and Broadway classic! More info

NYCB Theatre at Westbury: 2nd August

Ballroom with a Twist is a fantastic new dance production directed and choreographed by Dancing With the Stars Emmy-nominated Louis van Amstel. Louis brings the same passion, expertise and excitement to Ballroom with a Twist as seen on tv with his celebrity partners: Kelly Osbourne, Priscilla Presley and Lisa Rinna. More info

Nikon: 17th August

What's better than one classic rock band from Illinois? Why, two classic rock bands from Illinois of course. REO Speedwagon and Chicago have joined forces for a co-headlining tour which will run for the month of August. Both bands careers have spanned the decades, selling countless millions of records between them. Chicago's commercial peak came with 1976's Number 1 single If You Leave Me Now, while REO are maybe most popularly known for their power-ballad Can't Fight this Feeling Anymore, which has been covered by everyone from Russell Brand (in the movie Rock of Ages) to Glee. The two groups will performs their own mini-sets before joining together for the encore. The only problem will be choosing which tracks to pluck from their two mammoth catalogues. More info

St Lukes Theater: 1st - 31st August

Written by Albert J. Repicci, Honor Bound follows Lisa (Nicole M. Carroll), a young reporter who uncovers more than she bargained for. She's digging into the past of a respected local doctor, hoping to uncover some secrets, when she stumbles across a bitter dispute between two old friends. More info

Pier 97: 20th August

America is getting a taste of Scandinavia this October. Swedish pop wunderkind Robyn and Norwegian electro duo Royksopp are touring the US together in support of their forthcoming Do it Again EP. These two have collaborated before, with Robyn providing the vocals for Roysop's The Girl and the Robot, while they returned the favour by producing her track None of Dem in 2010. They both specialise in crystal clear, infectious electro-pop, so these joint dates should be something special. More info

Delacorte Theatre: 1st - 17th August

King Lear visits the heart of Manhattan as the Public Theatre puts on a star-studded production of Shakespeare's classic tragedy in Central Park. John Lithgow stars as the mad king, alongside Annette Bening as Goneril. This year, Shakespeare in the Park celebrates its 52nd season of bringing great free theatre to this iconic venue. More info

Lynn Redgrave Theater: 1st - 1st January

Culture Project will present Anton Chekhov's The Seagull, featuring an adaptation by Thomas Kilroy and starring Trudie Styler. More info

13th Street Repertory Theater: 1st - 1st January

Called "hilarious" (Broadway World) and "engaging" (TheaterMania), The Accidental Pervert is a laugh-out-loud play that tells the awkwardly poignant story of a boy's journey into manhood after discovering his dad's video tapes hidden in a bedroom closet. Andrew subsequently develops an addiction that continues until the age of 26, when he meets his wife to be, and finds himself struggling to find the balance between fantasy and reality. More info

Apollo Theater: 1st - 31st August

Amateur Night At The Apollo has been a key feature in the local music scene since 1934 when it launched, and has been the stepping stone in the career of many world-class musicians and entertainers, including Lauryn Hill and Stevie Wonder. The audience has the responsibility of cheering loudly for those they like, and booing those they deem less adept off the stage. More info

Marriott Marquis: 1st - 1st January

Join THE RIDE for a super amped-up experience of the streets of New York City - all from the comfort of a technologically-advanced super-bus. See life in the Big Apple as you have never seen before! More info

Broadway Comedy Club: 1st - 1st January

Jackie Mason lovechild Sheba Mason's Musical on the hilarious love affair between Jackie and her starry-eyed mother - AN OFF-BROADWAY MUSICAL COMEDY. More info

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