BEST BROADWAY SHOWS

BROADWAY

Addams Family, The (2 hrs„ 30 mins.) Lunt Fontanne Theatre, 205 w. 46th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 1 877 250 2929, addamsbroadway.com. Based on the cartoon characters created by illustrator Charles Addams, this musical about America’s lovably macabre family stars Roger Rees and Brooke shields, as Gomez and Morticia Addams. Mon Sat 8 p.m., wed 8, Sat 2 p.m.; $51.50 $136.50. &©2i H14

Anything Goes (2 hrs., 45 mins.) Stephen Sondheim Theatre, 124 w. 43rd St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 239 6200, teiecharge.com ag. The 1936 Cole Porter musical comedy classic about love on the high seas sets sail under the direction of Kathleen Marshall and with Tony Award winners Sutton Foster and Joel Grey on board.

Tues 7 p.m., Wed Sat 8 p.m., Wed, Sat 8. Sun 2 p.m.; $87 $137.&2i H14

Billy Elliot, The Musical (2 hrs., 50 mins.) Imperial Theatre, 249 W. 45th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 239 6200, billyelliotbroadway.com.

Set in a coal mining town in 1980s England, this musical tells the story of a working class boy who ) becomes a ballet dancer. Wed Sun 7:30 p.m.,

Wed, Sat & Sun 2 p.m. Beginning Sept. 5: Tues 7 p.m., Thurs Sun 7:30 p.m., Wed, Sat & Sun 2 p.m.; $41.50 3141.50. &©2 H14

Book of Mormon, The (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Eugene O’Neill Theatre, 230 W. 49th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 239 6200, bookofmor monbroadway.com. The creators of South Park have penned an outrageous musical comedy about spreading the word of Mormonism in Africa. Tues Thurs 7 p.m., Fri Sat 8 p.m., Wed &

Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m. Beginning Sept. 5:

Tues Thurs 7 p.m., Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2 8c 8 p.m., Sun 2

Chicago (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Ambassador Theatre, 219 W. 49th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 239 6200, chicagothemusical.com.

Would be chorus girl Roxie Hart takes the Windy City by storm, murders her lover, skips jail and shoots to stardom in this jazzy revival. Mon &

Wed 8 p.m., Thurs 3 & 8 p.m., Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2:30

& 8 p.m.. Sun 7 p.m. Beginning Sept. 5: Mon, Tues, Thurs Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2:30 & 8 p.m.. Sun 2:30 8< 7 p.m.; $69 $136.50.&2i H13

Hair (2 hrs., 25 mins.) St. James Theatre, 246 W. 44th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 239 6200.

American Museum of Natural History Expeditions 1 800 462 8687, amnhexpedi tions.org. Explore beyond the halls of the museum. Destinations schedules prices vary. &©§ 110 Big Apple Greeter 1 Centre St., 669 8159, bigappiegreeter.org. More than 85,000 visitors have seen the Big Apple through the eyes of a native New Yorker. Bike the Brooklyn Bridge Water Taxi Back Packages available at Bike and Roll, Pier 84, Hudson River, at W. 43rd St.; and Battery PI. & West St., just west of Pier A. For information and booking, contact 1 866 985 2542, nywatertaxi.com. Adventurous sightseers enjoy a day In the great outdoors, taking in up close views of the Brooklyn Bridge aboard a bike and the Statue of Liberty from the comfort of a New York Water Taxi. The package includes eight hour bike rental, helmet, lock, Water Taxi Hop On Hop Off Pass and map. $49 adults, $29 children. © O K14, F23 Circle Line Downtown Pier 16, at the South Street Seaport, btw Fulton & South sts., 1 866 985 2542, circlelinedowntown.com. Commuter ferry and sightseeing vessels, including New York Water Taxi, Zephyr Seaport Liberty Cruise and Shark Speedboat Thrill Ride, transport visitors to New York’s storied sights and neighborhoods. Seasonal schedule. D22 Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises Pier 83, W. 42nd St., at the Hudson River, 563 3200. Day and night tours around the island of Manhattan. Full island cruise:

$36 adults, $31 seniors, $23 children; Semi circle cruise: $32 adults, $28 seniors, $21 children; 75 minute Liberty Cruise: $27 adults, $24 seniors, $19 children. Times vary.

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Entertainment Cruises Chelsea Piers, Pier 61, at W. 23rd St. & the West Side Hwy., 1 866 483 3866. Spirit of New York, Spirit of New Jersey ships and the all glass Bateaux New York offer fine dining, dancing and entertainment on board. Times prices vary. K17 Gray Line New York Sightseeing Visitors Centers: 777 Eighth Ave., btw W. 47th & W. 48th sts.; Port Authority Bus Terminal, Eighth Ave., at W. 42nd St.; and Times Sq., Broadway, btw W. 47th & W. 48th StS., 445 0848, 1 800 669

0051. Climate controlled, enclosed double decker tour buses. A. © 113,114,114

optimistic message of love and peace. Mon, Tues & Thurs 7 p.m., Wed, Fri & Sat 8 p.m., Wed 8c Sat 2 p.m.; $37 $120. Runs thru Sept. 10.6.2 i H14

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (2 hrs., 45 mins.) Al Hirschfeld Theatre, 302 W. 45th St., btw Eighth 8t Ninth aves., 239 6200, howtosucceedbroadway.com. Daniel Radcliffe sings and dances as a lovably unscrupulous young man climbing the corporate ladder, from window washer to CEO, in this musical revival. Tues & Thurs 7 p.m.. Wed, Fri 8c Sat 8 p.m., Wed 8c Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $52 $i32. &21 114

Jersey Boys (2 hrs., 30 mins.) August Wilson Theatre, 245 W. 52nd St., btw Broadway 8 Eighth Ave., 239 6200, jerseyboysbroadway.com. The Helicopter Flight Services, Inc. Downtown Manhattan Heliport, Pier 6, at South & Broad sts., 355 0801 Helicopter sightseeing tours of Manhattan and its environs lift off daily. Tours last 15, 20 or 30 minutes and cost about $139 to $279 per person. Advance reservations are recommended. E23 j New York Water Taxi Pier 17, South Street Seaport, btw Fulton & south StS., 1 866 985 2542, nywatertaxi.com. Visitors can choose from a one hour Statue of Liberty Express tour (daily), Statue by Night tour (daily) or the Hop On Hop Off Pass (daily). Times vary. 8X0 D22 j NYC Discovery Walking Tours For reservations and meeting place, 465 3331. Tours include neighborhood, tasting and ghost hunt ing excursions. © X O NYC Freedom Tour 1 866 985 2542, nywatertaxi.com.

The five hour guided trip combines bus, walking and boat tours for an all inclusive view of the city’s landmarks, from Times Square to the National 9 11 Memorial to the Statue of Liberty. Daily 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m., noon. $59.99 adults, $49.99 children under 12. Includes hotel pickup drop off. On Location Tours 209 3370. These “as seen on TV and in the movies” bus tours take visitors to spots recognizable from Law 8t Order and Breakfast at Tiffany’s, among others.

Times prices departure points vary. Radio City Stage Door Tour Radio City Music Hall, 1260 Sixth Ave., at W. 50th St., 1 800 745 3000. Visitors tour the Art Deco concert hall’s interior and meet a Rockette. Daily 11 a.m. 3 p.m.; $19.25 adults, $15 seniors, $12.50 children under 12. G13 United Nations Entrance on First Ave., at E. 46th St., 963 8687. Guided and audio tours of the peacekeeping organization last 45 mins., Mon Fri 9:45 a.m. 4:45 p.m.; audio tours only Sat Sun 10 a.m. 4:15 p.m.; $16 adults, $11 seniors students, $9 children 5 12. © Xi K14 Urban Adventure Quest starts in Times Square, urbanadventurequest .com. Groups are guided by smartphone or an iPad with Internet capabilities on a scavenger hunt through Midtown. Participants play on their own schedule and at their own pace, and the tour lasts 3.5 hours. $49 per team (no matter how big or small). © O H14 World Yacht Pier 81, W. 4ist St., at l2thAve„ on the Hudson River., 630 8100, worldyacht.com. Diners sail around the city on luxury boats. Times prices vary.

tale of 1960s group The Four Seasons is set to their greatest hits. Tues 7 p.m., Wed Sat 8 p.m.. Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m. Beginning Sept. 6: Tues Thurs 7 p.m., Fri Sat 8 p.m.. Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $62 $137. H13

Lion King, The (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Minskoff Theatre, 200 W. 45th St., btw Broadway &l Eighth Ave., 1 866 870 2717, lionking.com. Disney’s megahit features revolutionary puppetry and melodious songs by Elton John and Tim Rice. Mon Tues 7 p.m., Thurs Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2 8i 8 p.m., Sun 1 & 6:30 p.m.; $80 $l42. &©2§ H14

Mamma Mia! (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Winter Garden Theatre, 1634 Broadway, at W. 50th St., 239 6200, mammamianorthamerica.com.

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Broadway, Ste. 3340, btw Pine & Cedar sts., 566 6700. Brochures, guides, maps. Mon Fri 9 a.m. 5 p.m. © IF22 Chinatown Information Kiosk Triangle formed by Canal, Walker & Baxter sts., 1 917 494 3271. Free maps, guidebooks, brochures. Daily 10 a.m. 6 p.m. © E20 City Hall Information center Broadway, at Barclay St., 1 347 512 4220. History themed tours, activities and events. Mon Fri 9 a.m. 6 p.m., Sat Sun 10 a.m. 5 p.m. F22 j Federal Hall visitors Center 26 Wall St., btw Broad & William sts., 825 6888. Information on national parks. Mon Fri 9 a.m. 5 p.m. 6 F23 Grand central Partnership Visitors Center, Grand Central Terminal, Main Concourse, 87 E. 42nd St., 697 1245. Visit the “I Love NY” info Window on the main concourse or sidewalk info carts for free maps, brochures and event info. Daily 9 a.m. 6 p.m. Free neighborhood tour Fri 12:30 p.m. © F14 Harlem visitor information Center The

Studio Museum in Harlem, 144 W. 125th St., btw Malcolm X & Adam Clayton Powell Jr. blvds., 222 1014. info about Upper Manhattan, brochures and more. Mon Fri noon 6 p.m., Sat Sun 10 a.m. 6 p.m.© H4 Lower East Side Visitor center 54 Orchard St., btw Hester & Grand sts., 226 9010. information on local dining, sightseeing, shopping. Mon Fri 9:30 a.m. 5:30 p.m., Sat Sun 9:30 a.m. 4 p.m. D20 Official NYC information Center 810 Seventh Ave., btw W. 52nd & W. 53rd sts., 484 1222. Attractions, Metrocards, Broadway discounts. Mon Fri 8:30 a.m. 6 p.m., Sat Sun

9 a.m. 5 p.m. H13 34th Street Partnership Visitor services Penn Station, Amtrak Level, Seventh Ave., at W. 32nd St., 868 0521. Maps, brochures, plus a multilingual staff. Daily 9 a.m. 5 p.m. © H15 Times Square Visitor Center 1560 Broadway (Seventh Ave., btw W. 46th & W. 47th sts.), 730 7555, timessquarenyc .org. Travel information (including free brochures), tours, show tickets, live radio shows and a mini museum. Daily 8 a.m. 8 p.m. Times Square Expose Walking Tour, Fri noon, free. © I H14 For more neighborhood information, visit innewyork.com

the eve of her wedding, a bride tries to uncover her father’s identity in this musical set to a score of Swedish pop group ABBA’S most popular hits. Mon, Wed Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2 8i 8 p.m., Sun 2 & 7 p.m.; $69.50 $127.50. &©2i H13

Mary Poppins (2 hrs., 40 mins.) New Amsterdam Theatre, 214 W. 42nd St., btw Seventh 8, Eighth aves., 1 866 870 2717, marypoppins .com. The flying nanny totes her magical carpetbag and umbrella in this musical based on the PL. Travers books and Disney film. Tues Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m.. Sun 3 p.m. Beginning Sept. 6: Tues Thurs 7 p.m., Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2 8< 8 p.m., Sun 1 & 6:30 p.m.; S62 S122. &©2i H14

Memphis (2 hrs., 25 mins.) Shubert Theatre, 225 W. 44th St, btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 239 6200, memphisthemusical.com. A white dj breaks all the rules in the segregated South of the 1950s when he falls in love with a black singer in this musical with a rock ‘n’ roll score by Bon Jovi’s David Bryan. Tues 7 p.m., Wed Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m.. Sun 3 p.m.; $41.50 $131.50. H14

Phantom of the Opera, The (2 hrs , 30 mins.)

Majestic Theatre, 247 W. 44th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 239 6200, thephantom oftheopera.com. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical reveals the tragic story of a disfigured man, whose obsession with a soprano drives him to imprison her beneath the Paris Opera House.

Mon 8 p.m., Tues 7 p.m., Wed Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m.; $26.50 $121.50. &.©2i H14

Priscilla Queen of the Desert (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Palace Theatre, 1564 Broadway, btw W.

46th & W. 47th sts., 1 877 250 2929, priscillaon broadway.com. Broadway’s newest jukebox musical follows a trio of cross dressing performers as they cross the Australian outback. Mon, Wed, Fri Sat 8 p.m., Tues 7 p.m., Wed 8i Sat 2 p.m.. Sun 7:30 p.m. Beginning Sept. 5: Mon, Thurs Fri 8 p.m., Tues 7 p.m., Sat 2 & 8 p.m., Sun 2 & 7:30 p.m.; S52 S137. H14

Rock of Ages (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Helen Hayes Theatre, 240 W. 44th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 239 6200, rockofagesmusical.com. The near demise of a Hollywood rock club is set to songs from 1980s mega bands, including Journey and Styx. Mon & Thurs 8 p.m., Tues 7 p.m., Fri 3 & 8 p.m., Sat 2 8. 8 p.m., Sun 3 p.m. Beginning Sept. 5: Mon, Thurs Fri 8 p.m., Tues 7 p.m., Sat 2 & 8 p.m., Sun 2 & 7:30 p.m.; S70 $140. H14

Sister Act (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Broadway Theatre, 1681 Broadway, at W. 53rd St., 239 6200, sisteractbroadway.com. A disco diva witnesses a murder and is sent to a convent for safekeeping, where she becomes a true soul sister in this musical based on the 1992 movie of the same name. Tues 7 p.m., Wed Sat 8 p.m.. Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $51.50 $126.50. H13

Foxwoods Theatre, 213 W. 42nd St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 1 877 250 2929, spidermanonbroadway.com. The Marvel comic books superhero is the star of his own Broadway musical. Tues & Thurs 7:30 p.m., Wed 1:30 & 7:30 p.m., Fri 8 p.m. Sat 2 & 8 p.m.. Sun 3 p.m.; $67.50 $147.50. &©2i H14

War Horse (2 hrs., 40 mins.) Vivian Beaumont Theater, Lincoln Center, 150 W. 65th St., btw Broadway & Amsterdam Ave., 239 6200, warhorseonbroadway.com. An English boy risks his life to rescue his horse from the battlefields of World War I. Tues 7 p.m., Wed Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $75 5125. &2i 112

Wicked (2 hrs., 45 mins.) Gershwin Theatre, 222 W. 51st St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 1 877 250 2929, wickedthemusical.com. The musical tale about popular Glinda and greenskinned Elphaba follows the paths they take in the years before Dorothy’s arrival in the land of Oz. Tues 7 p.m., Wed Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $66.50 $126.25. &©2i 113

BROADWAY BEYOND

Avenue Q (2 hrs., 15 mins.) New World Stages, Stage 3, 340 W. 50th St., btw Eighth & Ninth aves., 239 6200. This raucous musical for adults is about flawed humans and quirky puppets. Mon, Wed Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2:30 & 8 p.m., Sun 3 8< 7:30 p.m.;$69.50 $89.50.&2Xi 113

Blue Man Group (1 hr., 45 mins.) Astor Place Theatre, 434 Lafayette St., btw E. 4th St. & Astor PI., 1 800 982 2787, blueman.com. Three bald blue painted beings employ high energy music, painting, comedy and pantomime as well as willing audience members in this mesmerizing performance piece that is in its 20th year. Now with new material. Schedule varies; visit website for dates and times; $85 $99. &.© F18

Freud’s Last Session (1 hr., 15 mins., no intermission) Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater, 10 IN. 64th St., at Central Park West, 352 3101, freudslastsession.com. The atheistic psychiatrist and Christian author C.S. Lewis have an imagined conversation. Tues 7 p.m., Wed Fri 8 p.m.. Sat 2 8i 8 p.m., Sun 3 & 7 p.m.; $65. A. 112

Fuerza Bruta: Look Up (1 hr., 10 mins., no intermission) Daryl Roth Theatre, 101 E. 15th St., at Union Sq. E., 239 6200, lookupnyc.com. Stunts include a man bursting through moving walls as the audience stands (theater seats have been removed). Mon, Wed Fri 8 p.m., Sat 7 & 10 p.m., Sun 7 p.m. Beginning Sept. 5: Wed Fri 8 p.m., Sat

7 8,10 p.m., Sun 7 p.m.; $79 $89. &2 F17

Invasion! The Flea Theater, 41 white St., btw Broadway & Church St., 352 3101. Jonas Hassen Khemiri’s subversive political comedy, set in New York, asks a loaded question, “What’s in a name?” when the name is Albulkasem.

Mon Fri

7 p.m., Sat 3 & 7 p.m. $25 $40. Previews begin Sept. 6, opens Sept. 13, runs thru Oct. 1. F21

Million Dollar Quartet (1 hr., 40 mins., no intermission) New World Stages, Stage 4, 340 W. 50th St., btw Eighth & Ninth aves., 1 800 432 7250, milliondoilarquartetlive.com.

THE BEST SHOW YOU’LL EVER SEE!

This musical with a rock ‘n’ roll score by Bon Jovi’s David Bryan. Tues 7 p.m., Wed Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $41.50 $131.50. &2i H14

Phantom of the Opera, The (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Majestic Theatre, 247 W. 44th St, btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 239 6200, thephantom oftheopera.com. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical reveals the tragic story of a disfigured man, whose obsession with a soprano drives him to imprison her beneath the Paris Opera House.

Mon 8 p.m., Tues 7 p.m., Wed Sat 8 p.m., Wed 8.

Sat2 p.m.; $26.50 $121.50. &©2i H14

Priscilla Queen of the Desert (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Palace Theatre, 1564 Broadway, btw W.

46th & W. 47th sts., 1 877 250 2929, priscillaoh broadway.com. Broadway’s newest jukebox musical follows a trio of cross dressing performers as they cross the Australian outback.

Mon, Wed, Fri Sat 8 p.m., Tues 7 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 7:30 p.m. Beginning Sept. 5: Mon,

Thurs Fri 8 p.m., Tues 7 p.m., Sat 2 & 8 p.m., Sun .2 & 7:30 p.m.; $52 $137. &2i H14

Rock of Ages (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Helen Hayes Theatre, 240 W. 44th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 239 6200, rockofagesmusicai.com. The near demise of a Hollywood rock club is set to songs from 1980s mega bands, including Journey and Styx. Mon 8i Thurs 8 p.m., Tues 7 p.m., Fri 3 & 8 p.m., Sat 2 & 8 p.m.. Sun 3 p.m. Beginning Sept. 5:

Mon, Thurs Fri 8 p.m., Tues 7 p.m., Sat 2 & 8 p.m.

Sun 2 & 7:30 p.m.; S70 S140. &2i H14

Sister Act (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Broadway Theatre, 1681 Broadway, at W. 53rd St., 239 6200, sisteractbroadway.com. A disco diva witnesses a murder and is sent to a convent for safekeeping, where she becomes a true soul sister in this musical based on the 1992 movie of the same name. Tues 7 p.m., Wed Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; S51.50 S126.50. &2i H13

Spider Man, Turn Off the Dark (2 hrs., 45 mins.) Foxwoods Theatre, 213 w. 42nd St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 1 877 250 2929, spidermanonbroadway.com. The Marvel comic books superhero is the star of his own Broadway musical. Tues & Thurs 7:30 p.m., Wed 1:30 & 7:30 p.m., Fri 8 p.m. Sat 2 8i 8 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.;

$67.50 S147.50. &.©2i H14

War Horse (2 hrs., 40 mins.) Vivian Beaumont Theater, Lincoln Center, 150 W. 65th St., btw Broadway & Amsterdam Ave., 239 6200, warhorseonbroadway.com. An English boy risks his life to rescue his horse from the battlefields of World War I. Tues 7 p.m., Wed Sat 8 p.m., Wed 8c Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $75 5125. &2i 112

Wicked (2 hrs., 45 mins.) Gershwin Theatre 222 W. 51st St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave.

1 877 250 2929, wickedthemusical.com. The musical tale about popular Glinda and greenskinned Elphaba follows the paths they take in the years before Dorothy’s arrival in the land of Oz. Tues 7 p.m., Wed Sat 8 p.m.. Wed 8< Sat 2 p.m., sun 3 p.m.; $66.50 $126.25. &©2i 113

Ride, The Marriott New York Marquis Hotel

1535 Broadway, btw W. 45th & W. 46th sts., 1 866 299 9682., experiencetheride.com. Custom made vehicles take visitors on a whirlwind, 75 minutes long, 4.2 mile tour of Manhattan during which they interact with actors and comedians. Times vary; $65. &.© H14

Stomp (1 hr., 40 mins.) Orpheum Theatre, 126 Second Ave., btw E. 7th St. & St. Marks PI., 1 800 982 2787, stomponiine.com. In this performance art experience, garbage cans, buckets and a sink are used to make percussive music. Tues Fri 8 p.m.. Sat 3 8.8 p.m., Sun 3 8i 7 p.m.; $40 $72.50. © E18

Traces (1 hr., 30 mins., no intermission) Union Square Theatre, 100 E. 17th St., at Park Ave. So., 1 800 982 2787, tracesusa.com. Seven acrobats from Montreal push their bodies to the limit, accompanied by music and dance, in this high energy circus performance piece. Mon & Fri

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