By Leonard FeigenblattAs summer 2018 has come to its end, here is a preview of theatre, music, dance, concert and cabaret events that will be happening in NYC in the coming months.New York City Center15th Fall For Dance Festival – October 1-13, 2018Balanchine: The City Center Years – October 31 – November 4, 2018A Chorus Line – November 14 – 18, 2018Annual Gala Presentation on November 14 at 6:00 p.m.Encores! 2019Call Me Madam – February 6-10, 2019Rodger’s and Hart’s I Married an Angel – March 20-24, 2019High Button Shoes – May 8-12, 2019City Center Theatre131 West 55th Street (between 6th and 7th avenues)New York, NY 10019Cititix: 212-581-1212www.nycitycenter.orgMasterVoicesMasterVoices will begin their 2018-19 season with Israel in Egypt, conducted by Tony Award winning musical director Ted Sperling – the New York premiere of this multi-media production of Handel’s oratorio will be presented at Carnegie Hall on November 28, 2018MasterVoices will also present the Kurt Weill/Ira Gershwin/Moss Hart musical Lady in the Dark starring Tony Award winner Victoria Clark, conducted by Tony Award winning musical director Ted Sperling at City Center on April 25 and 26, 2018www.mastervoices.orgNew York Pops at Carnegie HallThe 2018-19 season will include:Roll Over Beethoven: A Different Kind of Orchestra with Frankie Moreno – October 19, 2018Song and Dance: The Best of Broadway – November 16, 2018Under the Mistletoe with special guest Ashley Brown – December 21-22, 2018Unforgettable: Celebrating Nat King Cole with special guest Tony Award winner Billy Porter – February 8, 2019Movie Mixtape: Songs from the Silver Screen – Friday March 15, 2019Steve Reineke, music director and conductorCarnegie Hall881 7th Avenue (at 57th Street)New York, NY 10019212-247-7800www.newyorkpops.org92YThere are many wonderful programs at the 92Y including their signature seriesLyric and Lyricists 2019 SeasonWe’ll Have Manhattan: Rodgers and Hart in New York – January 26- 28, 2019Yes I Can:The Sammy Davis, Jr. Songbook – February 23 – February 25, 2019Sondheim: Wordplay – March 30-April 1, 2019A Beautiful Dawning: Oklahoma at 75 – May 4-May 6, 2019Live and in Living Color! Songs from TV – June 1-June 3, 201992nd Street Y1395 Lexington Avenue (between 91st and 92nd Streets)New York, NY 10128212-415-5500www.92y.orgKaufman Music Center – Merkin HallThe 2018-19 season of the Broadway Close Up series will include:Bound For Broadway 2018 – Hosted by Liz Callaway – Monday October 8, 2018Hidden Gems – Monday October 29, 2018 and Thursday November 1, 2018When Broadway Went Hollywood- Monday November 12, 2018Whatever It Is, I’m Against It – 100 Years of Funny Jewish Songs – Monday December 10, 2018Scott Siegel will also present his Broadway Unplugged Concert on Saturday October 13, 2018Kaufman Music Center – Merkin Hall129 West 67th StreetNew York, NY 10023212-501-3330www.kaufmanmusiccenter.orgTown HallScott Siegel will present Broadway Rising Stars and his signature series, set to begin its 19th season, Broadway By the Year, in February 2019.Join Scott’s mailing list for more information on all of Scott’s concerts at www.siegelpresents.comTown Hall123 West 43rd Street (between 6th Avenue and Broadway)New York, NY 10036www.thetownhall.orgCabaret and NightlifeThe Green Room 42will be celebrating its second anniversary in February 2019 as one of NYC top cabaret venues hosting many artist’s from the Broadway stage. Highlights include:Reeve Carney from Spiderman: Turn-off the Dark – September 12, 2018Simply Barbra – Steven Brimberg celebrates 50 years of “Funny Girl” – September 22, 2018Marty Thomas from Xanadu, Wicked and Secret Garden – September 23, 2018Vivian Reed – the Tony nominee sings Lena Horne – October 20, 2018The Skivvies – with Nick Cerley and Lauren Molina in Halloween Hootenanny – October 31, 2018The Broadway Sings Unplugged Series has taken up residency with Broadway performers singing the songs of a pop artist:Justin Timberlake – September 24, 2018The Beatles – October 22, 2018Sara Bareilles – November 28, 2018Lady Gaga – December 10, 2018Tony Award Winner Frances Ruffelle – the original ‘Eponime’ from “Les Miserables” will have a residency with three shows:September 24, 2018November 3, 2018December 1, 2018There is never a food or beverage minimum, however should you want to eat or drink there is a full food and bar menu.The Green Room 42 at Yotel (4th Floor)670 10th Avenue (at 42nd Street)New York, NY 10011646-449-7792www.thegreenroom42.comMax Vernon – the award winning composer of “The View Upstairs” and “KPOP” will have a residency at Joe’s Pub featuring three shows, three different special casts and song debuts:September 25, 2018October 23, 2018November 27,2018Joe’s Pub425 Lafayette StreetNew York, NY 10003212-539-8778www.publictheater.orgHighline BallroomThe Highline Ballroom is another great club featuring a wide variety of acts. Highlights include:The 15th annual Madonnathon Halloween Party – October 31, 2018The 7th annual Boylesque Festival – November 17, 2018The Broadway Sings series will continue with Broadway Sings John Legend – December 3, 2018Highline Ballroom431 West 16th Street (between 9th and 10th Avenues)New York, NY 10011212-414-5994www.highlineballroom.comStage Fright – featuring drag queen Marti Gould Cummings singing and interviewing Broadway stars – every Monday night at 10:30 p.m.Therapy Bar348 West 52nd Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues)New York, NY 10011212-397-1700www.therapy-nyc.comPaper Mill PlayhouseThe Paper Mill Playhouse, located in Millburn, New Jersey is located just a short train ride from New York City features revivals and new musicals aiming for Broadway. The 2018-19 season will include:The Color Purple – September 26 – October 21, 2018Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn – November 21 – December 30, 2018My Own British Invasion – January 31 – March 3, 2019Benny and Joon – April 4 – May 5, 2019Disney’s Beauty and the Beast – May 29 – June 30,2019Paper Mill Playhouse22 Brookside DriveMillburn, NJ 07041973-376-4343www.papermill.orgNew York City OperaThe New York City Opera is back! The 2018-2019 season will include:Maria De Buenos Aires by Astor Piazzolla at Le Poisson Rouge on October 22, 26 and November 2, 2018Anna Catarina Antonacci in Recital at the Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center – January 28, 2019The world premiere of Dear Erich by Ted Rosenthal with location and dates to be announcedAs One by Laura Kaminsky at Merkin Concert Hall on May 30, June 1,4,6 and 9, 2019The world premiere Stone Wall by Iain Bell and Mark Campbell at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Rose Hall on June 19-23, 2019New York City Opera646-981-1880www.nycopera.comNew York International Fringe FestivalAfter a one year hiatus the New York International Fringe Festival will return this fall for its 21st season. Fringe NYC will take place from October 12 – 28, 2018 and present 84 fully staged productions from around the world in theatres and performance spaces in Manhattan.In addtion, this year there will also be a Fringe BYOV (Bring Your Own Venue) in the outer boroughs.For more information: The Fringe HUB is located at:685 Washington Street (at Charles Street)www.fringenyc.orgOff-Broadway Theatre CompaniesYork Theatre Company will begin its 49th season with the premiere of Midnight at the Never Get – October 2 – November 4, 2018Mufti Series – Staged concert reading of musical theatre gems from the past. This season will feature three lesser known work of Alan Jay Lerner including his 1979 musical Carmelina – January 26 – February 3, 2019York Theatre Company619 Lexington Avenue (entrance on 54th Street)New York, NY 10022212-935-5824www.yorktheatre.orgThe New GroupPershing Square Signature Theatre480 West 42nd Street (between 9th and 10th Avenues)New York, NY 10036212-2443380www.thenewgroup.orgMCC Theatre at The Lucille Lortel Theatre131 Christopher StreetNew York, NY 10014Opening in November 2018The Robert W. Wilson MCC Theatre Space52nd Street/10th AvenueNew York, NY 10019www.mcctheater.orgPlaywrights Horizon416 West 42nd StreetNew York, NY 10036212-564-1235www.playwrightshorizon.orgPrimary Stages at the Cherry Lane Theatre38 Commerce StreetNew York, NY 10014212-352-3101www.primarystages.orgCSC Rep136 East 13th StreetNew York, NY 10003212-677-4210 or 866-811-4111www.classicstage.orgArs Nova Beginning in Spring 2019 Ars Nova will be expanding with an additional space at the Greenwich House Theatre511 West 54th StreetNew York, NY 10019212-489-9800Greenwich House Theatre27 Barrow StreetNew York, NY 10014www.arsnovanyc.comSecond StageTerry Kiser Theatre305 West 43rd StreetNew York, NY 10036212-246-4422www.2st.comSt. Ann’s Warehouse45 Water StreetBrooklyn, NY 11201718-254-8779www.stannswarehouse.orgRed Bull Theatre CompanyThere will be eight Revelation Readings and two off-Broadway productions including John Webster’s The White Devil and William Shakespeare’s MacBeth at the Lucille Lortel TheatreLucille Lortel Theatre121 Christopher StreetNew York, NY