Find a show or venue

Search

Order by phone

(800) 901-4092

Your independent guide to the best shows in New York

All Shows in New York - August 2015

Our carefully curated selection of the Shows in New York for the month of August 2015

Loading...

star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

: Closes 27th March 2016

Fresh from the Newman Theatre, this new musical from the pen of Tony, Grammy and Emmy winner Lin-Manuel Miranda (In the Heights) explores the life of one of America's greatest figures, Alexander Hamilton. Tracing his story from humble beginnings in the West Indies to the duel which ended his life, Hamilton is a grand historical epic infused with Miranda's whip-smart writing and a hip-hop influenced score. More info

star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

: Closes 5th June 2016

After a universally acclaimed run at The Public Theater, Fun Home transfers to Broadway in 2015. Based on a graphic novel by Alison Bechdel, this new musical traces the relationship between a deeply closeted father and his daughter. Helmed by director of the moment Sam Gold, the five-time Tony winning Fun Home is the most refreshingly atypical musical of the year. More info

star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

From Trey Parker and Matt Stone, four-time Emmy Award-winning creators of South Park comes this outrageously funny and risque 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. Starring BOM veteran Gavin Creel as Elder Price, fresh from his London stint in the same role, be prepared for a show where no holds are barred and perhaps cover yourself with a napkin as you'll be spluttering in comic awesomeness throughout. More info

star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

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. Although there is no main plot, the show is split into themes such as innocence and surprise towards technology, information overload, as well as an elegant dinner involving a Twinkie snack. More info

star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

The Bard of Avon's plays and sonnets have enriched the world for the last 500 years. He created terrible tragedies, farcical comedies, and changed the English language forever! But enough about that poser, there's a new crack duo in town and they're here to shake up Shakespeare! Behold the brothers Bottom, the creators of THE MUSICAL! Stars Brian d'Arcy James as Nick Bottom and Christian Borle, winner of the 2015 Tony for Best Featured Actor in a Musical for his take on the rock star wordsmith! More info

star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

To be young and restless in Paris is a dream for many of us, but in the late 1940's, it's Jerry Mulligan's life. After escaping the horrors of the war, he moves to the city of romance in the hopes of avoiding the daily grind and making it as a painter. Day dreaming and dancing, with the Gershwin's wonderful score, An American in Paris celebrates the best in life, in true Parisian style! More info

star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

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

star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

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. More info

star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

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

star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

: Closes 3rd January 2016

London's National Theatre presents the Broadway debut of its sensational play, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Based on Mark Haddon's best-selling book of the same name, this five-time Tony winning production uses extraordinary lighting, set design and props to bring this unusual and utterly unforgettable story to life. A powerful story told in a considerate and highly unique way, plays like Curious Incident don't come around very often. More info

star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

Going strong since premiering in 1997, Disney's hit musical adaptation of the 1994 animated move brings the African Serengeti to life and joins the wide eyed cub Simba on the adventure of a lifetime as he grows up and accepts his destiny as the leonine 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 includes original songs created for the show and explodes with joyous, captivating music, intricate puppetry and a haunting atmosphere. More info

star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

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

star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

Long before Dorothy drops into Oz inside her flying farmhouse, there were two other young girls who happened to 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. Although sparks fly between them at first, Wicked follows these two unlikely friends and college roommates as they grow into two extraordinary women: The Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good Witch. However, what it means to be truly WICKED isn't as clear-cut as it seems, as the two somehow find themselves fighting for the same cause .... More info

star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

: Closes 12th September 2015

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

star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

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

star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

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

star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

Hand to God centers on Jason, a shy boy whose teenage angst is channelled into his hand puppet Tyrone, during the rehearsal for a church theater group. Robert Askins' black comedy transfers to Broadway with its cast intact, including Obie winner Steven Boyer in the lead dual roles of Jason and his button-eyed alter ego. More info

star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

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

star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

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 return his affections. More info

star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

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

star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

Opened March 2015, Finding Neverland is the true story of playwright and author JM Barrie and how his friendship with the widowed Sylvia Llewellyn Davies and her children inspired one of the world's most treasured stories. Based on the Academy Award winning movie, expect to fall in love with the power of imagination and storytelling all over again. This exciting new production stars Matthew Morrison as Mr. Barrie himself! More info

star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

: Closes 6th December 2015

Three sailors celebrate the sights and sounds of the Big Apple in the classic musical comedy, On the Town, which celebrates its 70th Anniversary as it reopens Broadway's Lyric Theatre! On The Town is a fun-filled sweep through some of New York's most famous icons, and an unforgettable tribute to the city that never sleeps. Misty Copeland join the cast to make her Broadway debut from August 25th to September 6th only! More info

star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

: Closes 16th August 2015

Penn and Teller's Las Vegas show has been amazing high-rollers and holidaymakers alike for the past 14 years, but now the duo have decided the time is right for a trip to the Big Apple. The indefatigable tricksters are bringing their magic extravaganza to Broadway for a six-week run this July. It promises to be a lively mixture of their Sin City material and some older signature illusions. More info

star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

: Closes 6th September 2015

Recent polls show that Americans consider Bill Clinton one of the best US Presidents since WWII. Who would have thought it of a man who was impeached? Clinton The Musical examines the dichotomy of the 42nd President of The United States, delving into everything from sex to sax, and Monica to Hillary. It's funny, crude, and a reminder that the world of American politics is a great spectator sport. More info

star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

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 its former star, Neil Patrick Harris. This production has seen a string of A-list actors done the wig and take on this challenging lead role, making it one of the most-talked about revivals out on Broadway right now! More info

star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

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

star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

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 on Monty's mind... More info

star ratingstar ratingstar rating

: Closes 23rd August 2015

Two-time Grammy and Tony Award-winner Patti LuPone is no stranger to the ins and outs of the theatre business, making her perfect choice for the starring role in Douglas Carter Beane's new off-Broadway comedy. The celebrated playwright and screenwriter is known the Tony Award-nominated 2007 play 'The Little Dog Laughed'. His passion for theatre shines through in 'Shows For Days', an autobiographical take on his own beginnings in the world of stage. More info

star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

A witty adaptation of Hitchcock's spy adventure, 39 Steps returns to New York to dazzle audiences all over again. Following the adventures of daring hero Richard Hannay, the play features a cast of only four, who use costume changes, props and every ounce of their theatrical talent to play over a hundred different characters. More info

star ratingstar ratingstar rating

: Closes 9th August 2015

Directed by four-time Emmy and Tony Award-winner David Hyde Pierce and marking the Broadway debut of composer Barbara Anselmi, this riotous musical comedy first premiered in 2011 at the George Street Playhouse to rave reviews. Now it has its chance to shine once again on the Great White Way, with seasoned actress Tyne Daly in tow! More info

star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

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

star ratingstar ratingstar rating

No one in the news is safe! Not to be confused with the Disney musical NEWSIES, this Drama Desk-nominated revue NEWSical is back lampooning current events, newsmakers, celebreties, and politicians - in short, everyone is fair game. With songs and material continually updated to take advantage of the top news stories, 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 - and then some. More info

star ratingstar ratingstar rating

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

: Closes 17th December 2015

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

: 4th August

Billy will be belting out his old favorites with the help of his revolving piano, on this popular national tour. 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

: 5th August

The biggest pop group in the world are heading back out on tour. Harry, Niall, Liam, Louis and Zayn are playing their biggest ever concerts across the world throughout 2015, and they come to North America in July, stopping at 17 cities. It's all in support of new record Four, which features the blockbuster single Steal My Girl, and is billed as their most personal record yet. More info

: 5th August

Tall and handsome, with a stage presence that veers between Nick Cave and Johnny Cash, J. Tillman is bringing his latest incarnation, Father John Misty to a town near you this year on the North American leg of his world tour. The one time Fleet Foxes drummer has been steadily releasing solo records since 2004, but it was as Father John that things started to make sense. Conceived after a psychedelic desert experience in the desert deserving of Gram Parsons or one of this Laurel Canyon peers, the sound of Father John Misty is part old school country misery, part retro folk and a whole lot of sardonic wit. More info

: 27th August

This successful girl group are headed out on their extended summer tour in support of their second album Reflection, following a scorching hot critically-acclaimed sold-out Reflection Tour in March 2014. The MTV Award-winning, pop five-piece features Ally Brooke, Normani Kordei, Lauren Jauregui, Camila Cabello and DinahJane and will be supported by Natalie La Rose and Bea Miller on all dates. Reflection has been described as a more mature album, and denotes an older direction for the popsters. More info

: Closes 15th August 2015

Finally making its New York debut is George Benjamin's visceral and erotically charged Written on Skin. Since its first appearance at the 2012 Festival d'Aix-en-Provence, opera companies the world over have clamoured to stage this modern masterpiece. More info

: Closes 9th October 2015

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, but bring your pals and your comfy shoes, to prepare for a visual and sensory overload that will have you gasping in awe - and possibly to catch your breath! More info

: 28th August

Kevin Hart is a Philly-born former shoe salesman who has become one of the funniest actor-comedians in America today. He has appeared in films such as The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Soul Plane, Paper Soldiers, Scary Movie 3, Along Came Polly, Scary Movie 4 and Death at a Funeral. His humor isn't for kids; this guy can curse for America. A lot of his material is drawn from his personal experiences with family, friends and loved ones, and his trademark catchphrase "All right, all right, all right" is a staple uttered by his fans across the country. More info

Rodgers and Hammerstein's epic returns to Broadway in a new production that captures the essence of this much-treasured piece of musical theatre history. It's story of a widowed governess, who is charged with teaching the severe King of Thailand's myriad royal offspring, and the journey that they both take as they teach each other about their different culture. Starring Tony winner Kelli O'Hara. More info

: 6th August

Two of the world's biggest tribute bands are joining forces for a brand-new national tour! APF is arguably the greatest touring laser and theatre show dedicated to Pink Floyd, with a concert experience that takes authenticity to a brand-new level, having sold over four million tickets in 35 countries. And that is just their playing ability! They will be joined by LZ2, a mainly Chicago-based tribute band, dedicated of course to the classic rock heavyweights. More info

: 5th August

Formed in 1981, Faith No More are the ultimate behemoth in the 80's and 90's hard rock scene. With an extensive back catalogue that includes flavors of jazz, soul, hip-hop, funk and of course, heavy metal, they were instrumental in inspiring a generation of musicians, including paving the way for Nirvana. Back together since 2009, they now launch their 9th concert tour! More info

THE PSYCHEDELIC FURS & THE CHURCH

After first attempting to tour together waaaay back in 1988, The Psychedelic Furs and The Church, two giants of post punk are finally heading out.

This show is happening at multiple venues in Aug 2015:

Irving Plaza

Aug 18, 2015

NYCB Theatre at Westbury

Aug 19, 2015

GRAHAM NASH

One third (or fourth, depending on who is feuding with whom) of folk rocks biggest super-group, Graham Nash is often credited with being the glue that keeps the trio making sweet music together, and having penned some of their greatest hits including Marrakech Express and more. This summer the former Hollie heads out on an intimate tour, bringing you an evening that delves far into his remarkable six decade career, to show you the real Graham Nash.

This show is happening at multiple venues in Aug 2015:

Bergen Performing Arts Center

Aug 11, 2015

New York City Winery

Aug 23-24, 2015

Following in the footsteps of hit comedy-edutainment shows like Assume the Position with Mr. Wuhl and Colin Quinn's Long Story Short, The Imbible sweeps audiences along a 10,000-year journey through history and across the globe accompanied by craft cocktails and the vocal stylings of The Backwaiters acapella group! More info

: Closes 16th August 2015

Following on from the success of Bad Jews, Roundabout Theatre and Joshua Harmon collaborate again on Significant Other, a touching new play about trying to find Mr Right. It's directed by Trip Cullman (Punk Rock). More info

ROB THOMAS & PLAIN WHITE T'S

The Grammy winning Matchbox Twenty front-man is back with a brand new solo record and Summer tour! Get ready for an evening in the company of this charismatic crooner, with his soaring, infectious rock infused pop catalogue!

This show is happening at multiple venues in Aug 2015:

Beacon Theater

Aug 06-08, 2015

Bergen Performing Arts Center

Aug 13, 2015

: 15th August

Legendary hit-maker and songwriter, Neil Sedaka joins the Pops to take us on a wistful trip down memory lane. A consummate musician, Neil has written, performed, produced and inspired many of the songs that defined a generation. Find yourself singing along to Neil's Top 40 hits, including "Breaking Up Is Hard To Do," "Calendar Girl," "Laughter in the Rain," and "Happy Birthday, Sweet Sixteen." More info

: Closes 6th September 2015

What makes a Happy Hour cruise around New York Harbor even better than world-class rum drinks? Pirates singing sea shanties, of course! From the team that brought you the smash-hit Off-Broadway musical comedy "The Imbible: A spirited History of Drinking" for their brand new mixture of music, comedy, hijinks, and - of course- cocktails in "The Imbible: Rum Shanties and Pirate Drinks!" Drink up me hearties! More info

: 30th August

Named after Bob Marley and the Wailers 1973 album. The Catch A Fire tour features these talented musicians in their own right carrying on their fathers' legacies. With Damian Marley, Stephen Marley, Morgan Heritage and Tarrus Riley, expect an evening of infectious grooves and reggae rhythm paying perfect tribute to the genres most iconic figures. More info

Everyone knows the hymn, but not too many could name the man who wrote it. He was John Newton, and his unbelievable life story forms the basis of Amazing Grace, a rip-roaring musical epic which arrives on Broadway after a successful Chicago try-out last year. More info

: 28th August

From humble beginnings as the Alan Price Rhythm and Blues Band, to one of the British Invasions leading stars, The Animals are a definitive part of the 1960s. Despite internal pressures and multiple lawsuits and line-up changes, Eric Burdon is still touring his distinctive gravelly vocals world wide, keeping the on again, off again band fresh and exciting for the fans, whilst still clearly buzzing from the audiences reverence. More info

: 5th August

This Summer you can see your favorite Idols contestants live! The American Idols Tour hits the road on a mammoth 37 city tour, bringing along the Top 5 performers of the season and a live backing band. Don't miss your chance to be there! More info

: 29th August

Dubbed by the band as A Midsummer's Night With the Monkees the lineup will comprise the three surviving members; Michael Nesmith, Micky Dolenz and Peter Tork. Following the success of their 2012 reunion engagements, the guys decided to do another for the fans, in the country that cemented their fame, as the unlikely rivals to the Beatles, complete with visual projections to tell their turbulent tale of success, obscurity and late resurgence. More info

: Closes 15th August 2015

Thirty years after its debut, John Patrick Shanley's 'A Dreamer Examines His Pillow' is set to be revived officially for the first time at New York City's The Flea Theatre. Cited as having been impulsively formed to create 'a joyful hell in a small space', the downtown theatre is the perfect space for the play's dreamlike exploration of the small intimacies and tragedies between two lovers. More info

: Closes 2nd January 2016

The wickedly funny Ruthless is revived at St Luke's in a newly reimagined form. Condensing the show into a tight 90 minutes, the musical's original director Joel Paley returns to helm this tale of frighteningly ambitious child stars and their pushy parents, which in the age of reality shows and Honey Boo Boo seems more prescient than ever! More info

: Closes 23rd August 2015

Regarded by some as one of the greatest comics of all time, everyone knows the name Jackie Mason. But have you heard the one about the belly dancer? For the first time, The Jackie Mason Musical lifts the lid on the true story of Mason and his decade long love affair with the young Ginger Reiter, and the child they shared, Sheba Mason. Written, composed and directed by Ginger and starring Sheba as herself and her mom, this peek into the strange double life of an American icon is a hit for fans, old and new! More info

: 4th August

Dapper Killers frontman Brandon Flowers is touring in support of his second solo effort The Desired Effect. Featuring the tracks Can't Deny My Love and Never Get You Right, it brings Flowers love of 80s pop right to the forefront, shooting for big romantic choruses embedded in glossy production with great success. More info

ZAC BROWN BAND

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.

This show is happening at multiple venues in Aug 2015:

Citi Field

Aug 21-22, 2015

Bethel Woods Center For The Arts

Aug 23, 2015

: 7th August

Florida Georgia Line are at the very forefront of modern popular country. Alongside the likes of Luke Bryan and Brantley Gilbert they've successfully incorporated pop, and even hip-hop, sensibilities into the genre, and gained a whole new young generation of fans in the process. The duo's latest album was 2014's Anything Goes, which hit Number 1 in the charts. More info

: Closes 8th August 2015

Alumni of the Bolshoi and the Mihaylovsky between them, Natalia Osipova & Ivan Vasiliev are widley regarded as leading talents of their generation. The dance superstars have now devised Solo for Two, a new show that allows them to explore the nature of contemporary dance, on their own, enthralling terms. More info

: Closes 6th September 2015

John is the first new work from Annie Baker as part of her five year residency for Signature Theatre. Exploring the relationship between a cast of characters in a Gettysburg B&B, it stars Christopher Abbott (Girls) and is directed by frequent collaborator and Tony winner Sam Gold (Fun Home). More info

: 4th August

This timeless masterpiece has been given life on stage and screen, first as a Disney film and later as a Broadway musical! Now this touching love story that has stolen the world's heart will be performed on-stage as a local production for the whole family to enjoy together. More info

: 4th August

Culture Club are back and heading out on the road for the first time in 14 years! One of the UK's most successful bands, Culture Club, led by the riotously androgynous Boy George, conquered America in the early 80's with their catchy, soul soaked, calypso inspired records; including 'Do You Really Want To Hurt Me' and the Latin flavoured 'I'll Tumble 4 Ya.' More info

: Closes 27th September 2015

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

: 16th August

Between them they have more smash hit singles, certified platinum records and industry awards than you can shake a stick at. Rock'n'roll fusion legends Chicago join forces with R&B and funk juggernauts Earth, Wind and Fire to co-headline the 2015 'Heart and Soul Tour' and if it isn't enough that these musical phenomena are on the same bill, both bands (21 stellar musicians) come together on stage for an explosive finale at the end of the night. More info

: Closes 16th August 2015

He's tackled The World and America, and now Colin Quinn takes aim at The Big Apple. His third potted history one man show, The New York Story finds Quinn dissecting the history of the city with his customary irreverence and intellect. Jerry Seinfeld directs. More info

: Closes 15th August 2015

Eighties glam rock gods Van Halen are headed out on a mammoth North American Tour, bringing the best of their hit-filled catalogue with them. From the unforgettable opening synth strains of mega-hit single Jump to the driving hard rock anthem that is Running With The Devil, their numerous smash hit singles and number one albums make up one considerable rock'n'roll legacy. More info

YES & TOTO

World renowned Classic Rock bands Yes and Toto will join forces to co-headline their forthcoming 2015 Summer tour. Hailing from London, UK, Yes debuted in the early 1970's with a symphonic and progressive style that blew minds all over the world. California natives Toto rode the Soft Rock wave of the late seventies and are best known for their smash hit singles 'Hold The Line' and 'Africa'. Together that's one historic double bill!

This show is happening at multiple venues in Aug 2015:

Prudential Hall

Aug 08, 2015

Barclays Center

Aug 11, 2015

: Closes 19th August 2015

From humble beginnings at Chicago's world famous Steppenwolf Theatre to the caustic, dry wit of Sue Sylvester on Glee, the multi-award winning Jane Lynch has become an icon of stage (with her 2013 debut as Miss Hannigan on Broadway) and screen, stealing every scene of every movie she's ever been in. More info

: 5th August

The alt-rock heavens are opening, and an almighty deluge fast approaches in the form of a mammoth double headline tour featuring the as-until-recently-quiet heroes of melodic hard rock Incubus and fellow Californian grunge-metal champions Deftones. Yes, you heard correctly, they're teaming up and bringing along Canadian rock duo Death From Above 1979 and garage punk rockers The Bots as support. More info

: 14th August

The multi-talented muso continues to tour his 24th studio album State, a mind-melting anthology comprised of catchy hooks, modern sounds and excellent songwriting. More info

: 19th August

One of the world's most beloved performers, Englebert Humperdinck has been wowing the crowds for over forty years. With a new album, Engelbert Calling, featuring duets with everyone from Olivia Newton John to Elton John to Il Divo, you know with the 'Humper' you're in for a very special evening. More info

: 7th August

The multi-talented Joel McHale first won over America's TV audiences with his weekly tirades in E! Entertainment's The Soup. Analyzing showbiz news with an acerbic tongue, McHale carried this grumpy guy persona into the world of sitcoms, playing the lead in the smash-hit cult NBC comedy Community. Now he brings his sardonic wit to a stand-up tour of the US. More info

: Closes 4th October 2015

Revolving around the disappearance of a teenage boy, The Absolute Brightness is a tour-de-force one man show from Oscar-winner James Lecesne. One part gripping police procedure and one part moving character study, it arrives at the Westside Theatre following a hugely acclaimed production earlier this year. More info

: 21st August

The Elvis Tribute Artist Spectacular returns to the NYCB at Westbury for another evening celebrating the magic and mystery of the King himself! With an all star cast including Shawn Klush, Cody Ray Slaughter and Special guests DJ Fontana and The Sweet Inspirations. More info

: 12th August

Crue fans of the world unite! The hedonistic rock 'n' rollers are heading out on their final tour and this time they mean it! Exploding onto the 80's hard rock and glam metal scene in a flurry of debauchery, big hair and tattoos, Motley Crue have since cultivated a legendary stage show featuring pyrotechnics, revolving drum platforms and dancers. Considering this is their last hurrah, what more could they possibly have in store?! More info

: 8th August

Chris Tomlin is one of the biggest names in contemporary Christian music, and he's heading out on an extensive tour February through April of 2015. It's in support of his latest record Love Ran Red, the follow up to his incredibly successful 2013 effort Burning Light, which topped the Billboard 200 chart. As if the Grammy Award winner wasn't a big enough draw on his own, he's joined by Rend Collective and Tenth Avenue North. More info

: 4th August

The third leg (Act III: Hollywood) of J. Cole's Forest Hills Drive tour hits the States this July and August. It's all in support of last year's 2014 Forest Hills Drive album, a record which secured Cole's status among the genre's elite. Featuring the singles Apparently and G.O.M.D, the album mainly dealt with Cole's upbrining and his eventual move to New York from his childhood home in Fayetteville. More info

: Closes 10th January 2016

A run-down movie theater is the setting for Annie Baker's expertly understated comedy, which paints a subtle portrait of three twenty-somethings meandering through their existence. First premiering Off-Broadway in 2013 at Playwright's Horizons, the play was received with universal acclaim from the critics and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in the following year. More info

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

: 21st August

One of the musical inspirations for guitar legends like Jimi Hendrix, the Rolling Stones and Jimmy Page, this American blues guitarist is considered to be one of the greatest axemen of all time. Buddy Guy is a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, six-time Grammy winner, and, as if that isn't enough, Eric Clapton once called him "without a doubt the best guitar player alive". Enough said. More info

: 5th August

The Happy Together Tour brings together some of the Sixties' most memorable musicians in a not-to-be-missed tour of the USA. This year's lineup comprises The Turtles featuring Flo & Eddie, The Association, Mark Lindsay, former lead singer of Paul Revere & the Raiders, The Grass Roots, The Cowsills and The Buckinghams. More info

: 14th August

George Benson is quite simply a legend of modern jazz music. A tremendously skilled guitarist and vocalist, his ease with any genre he turns his hand to has meant huge crossover success; in 1976 Benson was the first musician to achieve a platinum-selling jazz album and went on to win an astounding 10 Grammy Awards. From bebop to pop, this musical great can do it all and with a charming smile to boot. More info

: 19th August

Colombian superstar Juanes is touring the country in support of his latest album Loco de Amor. Released last year It was a typically heartfelt and anthemic collection of modern rock tracks from the former metal-head, who has fifteen million record sales and an incredible twenty Latin Grammys under his belt. Joining him on this tour is Mexican indie pop starlet Ximena Sarinana. More info

: Closes 30th August 2015

A mid-life musical comedy, Happy 50ish tackles the fear we all have of the big five-O with wit and just a little bit of naughtiness. Written by Lynn Shore, Mark Vogel and David Burnham, the show has already played hugely successful runs on the West Coast, drawing praise for its memorable tunes and irrepressible sense of fun. More info

: 7th August

The world's top-selling instrumental artist Chris Botti has charm and talent in spades; the Italian American contemporary jazz trumpeter breathes new life into a range of different genres from American songbook standards to bebop classics by the likes of Miles Davis. Botti is not only a highly skilled musician but a consummate entertainer, with a gleam in his eye his onstage banter calls to mind the performers of jazz's golden age. More info

: Closes 30th August 2015

East meets West in the latest show from famed choreographer Daniel Ezralow (the man behind the Sochi Olympics Opening Ceremony). This world premiere production is an abstract dance show in tribute to the life and works of Nobel Prize-winning author Pearl S. Buck. The daughter of missionaries, Buck spent much of her life in China, and her novels are credited with humanising the hitherto mythologised Chinese for American readers of the 1930s. More info

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

: 6th August

With a gleam in his eye and a surprising spring in his step, Don Rickles has kept audiences rolling in the aisles with his acerbic wit and acid-tongue for over 55 years. No one is safe from the feisty comic, who brazenly pokes fun at all ethnicities, all religions, all walks of life. They don't call him the 'Merchant of Venom' for nothing... More info

: 14th August

Transitioning from Youtube sensation to genuine live superstar isn't always an easy process, but Colleen Ballinger (aka Miranda Sings) has managed it with ease. Her lipstick-smeared, delusional alter-ego has been posting videos online for 6 years now and has grown into one of the platform's most influential comedians. More info

: 26th August

Since forming in the mid 60s The J Geils Band has known many guises - an acoustic blues trio, an electric blues boogie and RnB rock outfit and perhaps most surprisingly, new-wave pop hit-makers of the 80s. They'll be joined on this 30th Anniversary Tour by Ian Hunter, former lead singer of Mott the Hoople who had their big hit in 1972 with the David Bowie-penned All the Young Dudes. More info

: 23rd August

Fans of the cult phenomenon unite! This is your chance to take a peek behind the scenes of the film and story that captured the hearts of many a generation. The Princess Bride: An Inconceivable Evening with Cary Elwes will start with a screening of the legendary film, followed by a discussion with the dashing Westley himself. The delightful tale’s swoon-inducing chief protagonist will analyse classic scenes and share candid stories about life on set. More info

: Closes 5th September 2015

A wedding is never the most-stress free time in a couple's life, but throw into the pot a huge and fiery Italian family and their disdain for their son's unconventional choice of life partner... Anthony J. Wilkinson's Off-Broadway comedy is back and its satirical take on the controversy surrounding same-sex marriage is as topical and hilarious as ever! More info

: Closes 20th September 2015

Mrs. Smith is back and in a feline frenzy! The outrageously fabulous comedy performer and musician is set to get audiences purring Off-Broadway as she frantically searches for her missing cat Carlyle at the 47th Street Theatre for a limited summer engagement. Get ready to laugh until your sides ache as the sizzling socialite faces her own personal "cat-pocalypse' by re-enacting her life story with a song-and-dance number or five! More info

: 20th August

Puerto Rican singing sensation Chayanne has been sending fans into a frenzy ever since the 80's. The Latin pop heartthrob's sultry vocals and smooth ballads have sold over 50 million records around the world and now he returns to the US on tour in support of his latest album En Todo Estare, a combination of his old-school ballad aesthetic and the up-tempo beats of contemporary pop and dance music. More info

: Closes 20th September 2015

In the tradition of the great Restoration comedies and perhaps one of the finest modern tributes to Comedia Del'Arte, Delirium's Daughters is a splendid blend of tomfoolery and the art of slapstick humour, triumphantly returning to the Theatre Row this Summer. A fast-paced whirlwind of wit and zany antics, Nicholas Korn's latest play is farcical comedy at its finest! More info

: Closes 16th August 2015

John Hiatt's legacy reaches far and wide across the Great American Songwriter's landscape. The Indiana native has long been respected as one of the most respected and gifted songwriters of our time, yet his tendency to shy away from celebrity means his music has often flown under the radar, enjoying a steady cult following instead. The troubadour is now hitting the road on a tour to support Terms Of My Surrender, his 22nd studio album. More info

: 8th 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

: 27th August

Jeannie herself, Barbara Eden, takes to the stage for a a very special interview and audience Q&A. She'll be reminiscing over her sixty year career, which has included acting alongside some of the biggest names in Hollywood, and offering up starry anecdotes and backstage secrets a plenty! More info

: 9th 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

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. But when a handsome young detective comes calling to investigate, is everything as straight-cut as it appears? More info

: 26th August

With almost 300 years between them, veteran rockers AC/DC show no signs of slowing down. Their 15th studio album, 2014's 'Rock or Bust' is yet another compilation of rollicking rock'n'roll anthems filled with plenty of Angus Young's flaming licks and Brian Johnson's banshee vocal growls. One of the best-selling bands of all time with over 200 million records sold internationally, the heavy metal progenitors now hit the road on the 'Rock or Bust World Tour'. More info

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

: Closes 29th June 2016

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

What's on When