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Stage Stoked: Big Stars on Broadway and Beyond
(February 16, 2018) - At this very almost-March moment, the megalopolis known as New York, New York is the most theatrically exciting city on the planet thanks to electrifying new productions, record-breaking musicals, long-awaited revivals, and high-profile celebs who make Broadway and Off-Broadway their home for a limited—or ongoing—run. (read the story...)


Confessions of a Theatre Geek: BroadwayCon 2018
(February 07, 2018) - Over the last weekend this January, the third BroadwayCon conference convened at The Jacob Javits Center. Three days of panels, performances, workshops, meetups, singalongs, autographs, selfies, cosplay, star and show reunions, plus an expansive marketplace comprise the already iconic event. (read the story...)


Kristin Maldonado and Kandi Burruss: A Starry Season Skyrockets Onto Broadway
(January 24, 2018) - Long-awaited Broadway blockbusters; adored stage and screen performers; the world’s best theatre companies stretching from one end of the island to the other…welcome to February, Manhattan-style. Here, even frigid pre- and post-Valentine’s Day temperatures don’t stand a chance against the sizzling love fest sweeping New York’s stages this February. (read the story...)


January Comings and Goings Launch Broadway Into 2018
(January 19, 2018) - Thanks to a scorecard of white-hot shows laced with a jolt of celebrity voltage, Broadway is positioned to become a mega theatre mecca for January, 2018. (read the story...)


BroadwayCon 2018: Broadway's Biggest Names Come Out to Play
(January 19, 2018) - From all indications, the third BroadwayCon is stacking up to be all kinds of awesome, with a long list of Broadway stars including (but by all means not limited to): Christy Altomare, Laura Benanti, Heidi Blickenstaff, Stephanie J. Block, Sierra Boggess, Alex Brightman, Liz Callaway, Chad Kimball, Donna Murphy, Kelli O’Hara, Laura Osnes, Bryce Pinkham, Anthony Rapp, and Doug Wright. (read the story...)


Get VIP Access to Jake Shears and Kirstin Maldonado—The New Stars of Kinky Boots!
(January 19, 2018) - Come to Broadway this spring to meet your favorite musicians as they take the stage in Kinky Boots! Broadway Plus VIP Services gives you an all-access pass to meet the new stars of the show: Jake Shears of the band Scissor Sisters, or Kirstin Maldonado of the a capella supergroup Pentatonix. (read the story...)


Save on NYC's Best Theater During 2 for 1 Broadway Week!
(January 15, 2018) - Broadway is home to some of the highest quality productions in the world — and, unfortunately, also some of the highest ticket prices. Thankfully, there are plenty of ways to save money on tickets to the Great White Way. Theatergoers who want to kick off 2018 with a Broadway show can take advantage of Broadway Week, which will offer 2-for-1 tickets to top musicals and plays. (read the story...)


Avenue Q: NYC’s Part-Puppet, Part-Human, Off-Broadway Sensation
(December 19, 2017) - Thought puppets were for kids? Think again. Avenue Q is a laugh-out-loud musical that tells the ageless story of a bright-eyed college graduate arriving in New York City with big dreams and a near-empty bank account — and it’s not necessarily the type of show you want to take your children to see (the storyline touches on issues like sex, drinking, and porn-surfing). Part-puppet, part-person, next time you’re looking for a show that will have your sides aching from so much laughter, Avenue Q is your stop. (read the story...)


Broadway Breaking Buzz: The Holiday Season + the Go-Go's and Pretty Woman
(December 13, 2017) - The holiday season spilling into the New Year is a balancing act for theatre lovers. On one hand you have a buoyant collection of shows celebrating seasonal magic: concerts laced with carols, The Nutcracker at Lincoln Center, a gaggle of Off-Broadway A Christmas Carols, and Santa hopping back and forth from sharing the stage with the Rockettes during Radio City Music Hall's Christmas Spectacular to mentoring Buddy in Elf the Musical at the Theater at Madison Square Garden. (read the story...)


A Glorious Sound: The Songwriting Team of Once on This Island
(December 05, 2017) - When the subject turns to the songwriting team of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty there tends to be a respectful pause and a smile. Not only are they musical theatre superstars (legendary...prolific...award-winning), they’re the good guys—people you want to have brunch with. And be inspired by. (read the story...)


Holiday Shows NYC: The Nutcracker, Radio City, and More
(December 05, 2017) - From the Rockefeller Center tree to its holiday shop windows, New York City is one of the most iconic places to spend the holiday season. But for those looking to get into the holidays and get out of the cold, the city’s theatres also have plenty of holiday offerings to enjoy. Here are some of the best holiday shows coming up this winter to get you into the seasonal spirit. (read the story...)


Born to Extended Run: Springsteen on Broadway Now Through June 30th, 2018
(November 28, 2017) - They don’t call him The Boss for nothing. Bruce Springsteen, who is effectively proving he’s “born to run” at the intimate (i.e., under 1,000 seats) Walter Kerr Theatre in his sellout solo show, Springsteen on Broadway, is giving his legions of fans who were unable to score tickets to see him up-close-and-personal, a second chance. (read the story...)


New York Theatre Holiday Buzz and Gifts: 2017 Edition!
(November 28, 2017) - With giant-sized Christmas trees, snowflakes, and menorahs lighting up the month of December all over the Big Apple, it’s good to know that Broadway and Off-Broadway are keeping up Great Festive Expectations, from music to intimate interactive holiday gatherings to family-fabulous fun stuff. (read the story...)


NYC Holiday Shows: Beyond the Obvious
(November 27, 2017) - Just when you thought you aced holiday and other theatrical offerings this December, here are a few more to add to your wish list – choose wisely, plan accordingly, and enjoy big-time! (read the story...)


Closing Soon! A Night of 'Uncommon Sense' at the Sheen Center
(November 22, 2017) - Something spectacularly beautiful and moving is unfolding onstage at downtown’s Sheen Center, but only for a few more days. Playing through this coming Sunday (11/26) only – following a critically acclaimed one-month run – Uncommon Sense is an important, exciting, funny and haunting work written by Anushka Paris-Carter and Andy Paris is about autism. More specifically, it shows theatregoers what its like living on the diverse autism spectrum. (read the story...)


Big News for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and the Christmas Spectacular
(November 16, 2017) - It was announced this week that the family-friendly musical Charlie and the Chocolate Factory starring two-time Tony winner Christian Borle will play its final Broadway performance on January 14th. Having opened on April 23rd, the show will have played 27 reviews and 305 regular performances. (read the story...)


Broadway Under the Stars at Columbus Circle
(November 15, 2017) - Visitors to The Shops at Columbus Circle will get an added Broadway treat during holiday shopping this winter thanks to the new five-part concert series Broadway Under the Stars. (read the story...)


Back Where She Belongs: Hello, Bernadette!
(November 09, 2017) - Iconic, captivating, and Broadway’s ultimate 24-carat gem, two-time Tony-winner Bernadette Peters is heading "back where she belongs": stopping traffic from one end of the Great White Way to the other in the megahit revival of Jerry Herman and Michael Stewart’s Hello, Dolly! (read the story...)


Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes®
(November 01, 2017) - The Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes® is back for 2017! One of New York City’s perennial favorites has returned, with high-kicking Rockettes and all the spirit of the holiday season. (read the story...)


November Stages New York: It’s Show Time!
(November 01, 2017) - From edgy to quirky to who-knows-what, the new theatre season is riding New York’s Broadway and Off-Broadway fast track in full pedal-to-metal velocity, fueled equally by celebrity muscle and the infusion of talented up-and-comers. (read the story...)


Derek Klena and Anastasia—Broadway’s Mysterious 'Journey to the Past'
(October 27, 2017) - In the early scenes of the musical Anastasia, the setting morphs from the extravagant Imperial Palace ballroom in St. Petersburg, Russia, 1917, to a drab street scene in what has become Leningrad, 1927, filled with desperate and struggling locals. Yet even with political banners touting the success of the Russian Revolution looming in the background, a rumor is rapidly spreading: the Grand Duchess Anastasia survived the Bolsheviks’ killings of her family—Czar Nicholas II, Empress Alexandra, and her four siblings—nine years earlier. (read the story...)


Review: Shakespeare in Love at the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey
(October 20, 2017) - The words of William Shakespeare have graced millions of theatres throughout history, but this fall, the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey is putting the Bard himself on stage. Based on the 1998 film by the same name, Shakespeare in Love is a high-spirited adaptation that puts an entertaining spin on the playwright’s life and one of his most iconic works. (read the story...)


October Stages: Celebrity Pull on Broadway
(October 16, 2017) - Don’t even bother checking your rearview mirror: New York’s new theatre season is in the moment, shattering the fall status quo with superstars Bruce Springsteen (in his Broadway debut, Springsteen on Broadway) and John Leguizamo (re-emerging after a five-year hiatus from Broadway) in his latest solo comedy, Latin History for Morons. (read the story...)


Broadway Latest: Meteor Shower Cast Change and War Paint Closing
(October 13, 2017) - Preemptive Broadway closings always strike a melancholy chord, especially when they impact two of the world’s most luminous musical theatre stars: Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole. (read the story...)


Jackie Burns, Defying Gravity in Wicked on Broadway
(October 13, 2017) - Jackie Burns and her family attended a preview of Wicked in 2003 at the Gershwin Theatre, starring Idina Menzel, defying gravity as Elphaba, the green-skinned Ozian who becomes the Wicked Witch of the West. Witnessing Menzel embody this fierce female character—who could really belt a ballad—moved Burns to make a vow. “I turned to my mom and I said, ‘I have to play Elphaba,’ ” she said. ‘She’s my dream role.’ It was mind blowing.” (read the story...)



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