- By Kevin
- On Jun 28, 2017
- North America
- Travel Tips
“Will” Premiere at Bryant Park; 7:30 pm; free
Consider yourself a diehard Shakespeare fan? Well, then you must know about TNT’s upcoming series Will, which chronicles the life of Bard as young twentysomething. In honor of the TV show premiere, Bryant Park invites everyone to join its Shakespeare-themed activities followed by a first-look screening and Q&A with the cast.
TimesTalks: “Covering Trump” Peter Jay Sharp Theatre; 7pm; $40, with book purchase $80
New York Times journalists Peter Baker, Maggie Haberman and Dean Baquet discuss the challenges of reporting on the current White House.
Aperitivo Tuesdays PHD Terrace; 5pm; free
Take in some sun on Dream Hotel's PHD Terrace while sipping Italian cocktails and nibbling complimentary treats at this popular after-work shindig. ’60s tunes come courtesy of the Nick Palumbo Band.
New Kids on the Block + Paula Abdul + Boyz II Men Barclays Center; 7:30pm; $34
Yep, you read that billing right. The New Kids shelled out hit after hit in the late ’80s and early ’90s, and they'll be sure to sing ’em all here, while making every effort to nail those tricky dance moves. We're guessing Danny, Donnie, Joey, Jordan and Jonathan will work hard to justify their recent Hollywood Walk of Fame star here, as they cobill with ex-American Idol judge Paula Abdul and R&B legends Boyz II Men.
Broad City Trivia Essex; 8pm; free with R.S.V.P.
Think you’re a resident of Broad City? Grab a ferry from North Brother Island, study up on those Kirk Steele videos, and prove it at this intense trivia night dedicated to NYC’s baddest kweens. Reserve a spot for a team of up to four frands, and get there early: This showdown will be more packed than a rat party at Ilana and Jaime’s apartment.
The Freedom Party Fourteenth Anniversary Central Park, Summerstage; 6pm; free
The Freedom Party has been delivering its try-not-to-dance-to-this tunes to packed dance floors for 14 years, and today sees the shindig’s main men—DJs Marc Smooth, Cosi and Herbert Holler—in full daytime dance-party mode at Central Park’s Rumsey Playfield. Don’t miss it.
Accordion Picnics Bryant Park; 6pm; free
Every Wednesday, Bryant Park welcomes masters of the accordion to show off their best on the lawn. Check out sets from father-daughter duo Lena and Charlie Giordano, Brazilian bluegrass performer Rob Curto and more.
The Juice Union Pool; 8pm; $5
Carmen Christopher (Just for Laughs), hosts this variety show featuring a lineup of New York's most talented improv, sketch and stand-up performers. This edition at Union Pool boasts stand-up by Nick Naney, Langston Kerman, and Yamaneika Saunders and improv from Annie Donley, Wes Haney, Natasha Vaynblat, Drennen Quinn, Kerry Lacy and Justin Linville.