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Please, evaluate my schedule for eight nights in NYC

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We'll travel to NY (first time) in June for our honeymoon.
We'll be 8 nights in NY and then 8 nights in Boston. My schedule to Boston has not been finished yet. I will put that in (http://www.fodors.com/community/united-states/an-alien-in-boston.cfm) as soon as I finish.

We arrive at JFK on 06/20 (Monday) at 06:00AM and will be hosted at the Sheraton Brooklyn.

So here's the schedule I made. Attractions with * are optional

NY Day 1
- Arrive at JFK (06:00AM)
- Draw some money
- Buy 7 day Metrocard
- Buy T-mobile Prepaid Data Plan for Smartphone (use with google maps, tripadvisor, etc)
- Buy Some Supplies
- Checkin at Sheraton Brooklyn (03:00PM)
- Circle Line Harbor Lights Cruise (07:00PM)
- Times Square
* Bubba Gump
* Toys R Us & Babies R Us Express
* Hershey's Times Square Store
* M & M World

NY Day 2
- Brooklyn Bridge Park
- Walk across Brooklyn Bridge
- New York City Hall Park
* New York City Store
- TKTS Booth (South Street Seaport)
- South Street Seaport (Pier 17)
- Wall Street
- New York Stock Exchange
- Trinity Church Wall Street
- Charging Bull
- 9/11 Memorial Museum
- Tribute WTC Visitor Center
* Century 21 (Manhathan)
* Broadway Show

NY Day 3
- Brooklyn Greenwood Cemetery
- Century 21 (Brooklyn Store)
- Hotel (guardar as compras)
- TKTS Booth (Brooklyn)
- B&H Photo-Video
* Macy's Herald Square
* Broadway Show

NY Day 4
- Central Park (walk, bike, picnic)
- Metropolitan Museum of Art
* Museum of Modern Art - MoMA
* Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
* Broadway Show

NY Day 5
- Battery Park
- Staten Island Ferry Roundtrip
- TKTS Booth (South Street Seaport)
- United Nations Headquarters
- Chrysler Building
- Grand Central Station
- New York Public Library
- Saint Patrick's Cathedral
- Rockefeller Center - Top of the Rock
* Radio City Music Hall
- Love Sculpture
* Museum of Modern Art - MoMA (Free after 04:00PM)
- Apple Store Fifth Avenue
- FAO Schwarz
* Broadway Show

NY Day 6
- High Line Park
- Chelsea Market
* Apple Store West 14th Street
- Discovery Times Square - Harry Potter The Exhibition
- Madam Tussauds Wax Museum
* TKTS Booth (Times Square)
* Times Square
* Broadway Show

NY Day 7
- Brooklyn Tabernacle (09:00AM)
- Ny Transit Museum
- TKTS Booth (Brooklyn)
- Brooklyn Botanic Garden
* Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine
* Broadway Show

NY Day 8
- Central Park (walk, bike, picnic)
- American Museum of Natural History
* Rose Center of Earth and Space
* TKTS Booth (Times Square)
* Broadway Show

NY Day 9
- Hotel Checkout (10:00AM)
- Penn Station
- Train to Boston, MA (12:00AM)

Go to Broadway musicals will depend on finding cheap ticket for the day at the TKTS Discount Booth. But I would like to see at least three shows among (in order of importance): The Panthom Of The Opera, Rock of Ages, Mary Poppins, The Fantasticks, Billy Eliot, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying; Forza Gross; Wonderland; Blue Man Group.

Probably, I will buy a New York Pass.

To eat, I maked a few options in Google Maps and will choose among them according to convenience.
Time Out NYC Cheap Eats - http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?ie=UTF&msa=0&msid=206474396101025878280.0004a1f1826eb15b8e18a
Other Options - http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?ie=UTF&msa=0&msid=206474396101025878280.0004a1f2b68f882815ac1

I am afraid for unable to perform all activities for lack of time. Maybe I could better distribute or eliminate some. And yet, did I forgot to put something?

So, I would like suggestions and advices.

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