8 Ways to Spend A Theatre-Themed New Year's Eve in NYC

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From concerts starring Aaron Tveit and Renée Fleming, to chic masquerade balls—kick off the New Year with some of the best entertainment New York City has to offer.
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The King’s Winter Masquerade
The McKittrick Hotel
December 31, different events beginning at 6 PM.
Ring in the New Year in style at the McKittrick Hotel, home of the atmospheric Sleep No More. Featuring a masquerade soiree with an open bar, a feast, DJs, live bands, and surprise performances, this promises to be a chic one-night only evening of decadence. For tickets and more information, click here.

Sandra Bernhard: Quick Sand
Joe’s Pub, The Public Theater
December 31 at 9 PM & 11 PM.
Join Sarah Bernhard for an intimate evening of irreverent comedy and song at Joe’s Pub. Her motto is “never boring j’adoring,” so let go and expect the unexpected in what promises to be an outrageous and chic night of downtown revelry. For tickets and more information, click here.

New Year’s Eve With Charles Busch & Friends
Feinstein’s/54 Below
December 31 at 7 PM.
Start your evening with actor-playwright-cabaret artist Charles Busch (The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife, The Divine Sister) for his third New Year’s Eve show with guests Howard McGillin (The Phantom of the Opera), Andrea Burns (On Your Feet!), Peter Flynn (The Scarlet Pimpernel), Ashley Austin Morris (Die Mommie Die!), and musical director Tom Judson. For tickets and more information, click here.

Aaron Tveit On New Year’s Eve
Feinstein’s/54 Below
December 31 at 11 PM.
Ring in 2019 with Broadway and TV star Aaron Tveit (Catch Me If You Can, Next to Normal, Grease: Live, Graceland.) Tveit, who is set to star in the anticipated Broadway premiere of Moulin Rouge! this spring, will perform everything from Broadway to pop (and maybe a few classical surprises) as part of the special New Year’s concert. For tickets and more information, click here.

New Year’s Eve with Carlos Henriquez
Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola, Lincoln Center Jazz
December 31 at 7:30 PM & 9:30 PM.
Finish off 2018 in jazzy style with Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra bassist Carlos Henriquez and his all-star octet. Henriquez has performed with legends such as Tito Puente and is well-versed in Afro-Cuban traditions and Latin jazz. For tickets and more information, click here.

New Year’s Eve Dinner & Cabaret with Judy Garland & Liza Minnelli
Don’t Tell Mama NYC
December 31, at 9:00 PM.
Featuring Tommy Femia and Rick Skye masquerading as the legendary singers, enjoy a chef’s full tasting menu and a free glass of champagne when the ball drops. For tickets and more information, click here.

New Year’s Eve With Renée Fleming
David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center
December 31 at 9 PM.
Sing into 2019 with acclaimed opera singer and Broadway actress Renée Fleming, featuring the New York Philharmonic and music direction by Jaap van Zweden. For tickets and more information, click here.

A Swing Swang Swingin’ New Year’s Eve
Birdland Theater
December 31 at 8 PM & 11 PM.
Enjoy a swinging evening hosted by Jim Caruso and featuring special guests Benny Benack III, Leslie Margherita, Gabrielle Stravelli, and Veronica Swift. For tickets and more information, click here.

While no Broadway shows have performances on New Year’s Eve, check out the New Years Week 2019 Performance Schedule to catch something on New Year’s Day.

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