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City Guide Theatre Editor Griffin Miller moved to New York to pursue an acting/writing career in the 1980s after graduating magna cum laude from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Since then, she has written for The New York Times, For the Bride, Hotels, and a number of other publications, mostly in the areas of travel and performance arts. She currently is the theatre editor for all NYMetroParents publications. An active member of The New York Travel Writers Association, she is also a playwright and award-winning collage artist. In addition, she sits on the board of The Lewis Carroll Society of North America. Griffin is married to Richard Sandomir, a reporter for The New York Times.


Rocking the New Year: Broadway’s Latest & Hottest for 2016

(January 04, 2016) - The 21st-century’s Sweet 16 may be just getting underway, but theatrically speaking the year is already delivering some impressive goods. Whether you're looking for Tony winners, side-splitting revivals, or big stars like Al Pacino, you'll find them on Broadway in the winter of '16. (read the story...)

Talking with George Takei and Telly Leung of Allegiance

(December 22, 2015) - The play Allegiance is based on Takei’s personal story, in which he plays two pivotal roles, including his own grandfather. The end result is a lovely, poignant, and important new Broadway musical that not only entertains, it enlightens. (read the story...)

New York Theater: A Holiday Scoop for Stages Past, Present & Future

(December 04, 2015) - New York Theater: it's winter 2015 and the season of seasons is upon us, which explains the influx of holiday shows bursting with lords a leaping, ladies dancing, and too many avian types (partridges, turtledoves, hens, geese, etc.) to count. Here's our critic’s eye-view of select holiday and post-holiday theater buzz, New York-style! (read the story...)

Spring Awakening: Silence & Song, Youth & Yearning

(November 23, 2015) - Spring Awakening Broadway: a spectacular new mounting that features both deaf and hearing actors and musicians. (read the story...)

The Illusionists: Spellbound on Broadway

(November 23, 2015) - The Illusionists—Live on Broadway: seven renowned “Avengers of Magic” combine on an all-generational show, whose entertainment mission is to knock your socks into the stratosphere with some mind-blowing visual subterfuge. (read the story...)

Broadway Holiday: Ring in the Season with New York Theatre

(November 19, 2015) - Broadway Holiday: Ring in the season with New York theatre, running from kid-friendly fare to all-time-classics like the Nutcracker and A Christmas Carol. (read the story...)

Hoon Lee, The King and I’s Newest King

(November 02, 2015) - Hoon Lee, The King and I’s newest king: the Vivian Beaumont Theatre in Lincoln Center plays host to this revival, with Tony-winner Kelli O’Hara as Anna, and Hoon Lee as the King of Siam. (read the story...)

Fall Theater Season New York: New Shows, New Stars

(October 27, 2015) - Fall theater season in New York is one of Broadway’s major launching pads, with wave after wave of new shows, new stars, and new audiences. We're excited about seeing Bruce Willis in his Broadway debut, the return of Al Pacino, and the unveiling of the brand-new School of Rock—The Musical. (read the story...)

Fall Broadway News: Celebs, Celebs, and More Celebs

(September 22, 2015) - Fall Broadway news: the 2015-2016 Broadway season is up and running and the momentum is shamelessly pedal to metal (hashtag #excellent), full of supernova stars, playwrights, and directors. (read the story...)

Bye, Bye Broadway: Hand To God, Gentleman's Guide to Close in January

(September 11, 2015) - Hand To God, Gentleman's Guide To Love and Murder to Close in January 2016, not long after the ball drops on 2015. (read the story...)

News Blast: See Broadway on Colbert

(September 04, 2015) - The Late Show with Stephen Colbert has invited the award-winning Broadway hit American in Paris to perform on the new CBS show Sept. 18. (read the story...)

Broadway Kicks Off Phenomenal Fall Season

(September 01, 2015) - Phenomenal fall Broadway lineup includes Sam Shepard's Fool For Love with Sam Rockwell, James Earl Jones in D.L. Coburn's The Gin Game, Keira Knightley in Thérèse Raquin, Matthew Broderick in Sylvia and more. (read the story...)

Profile: Chilina Kennedy in Beautiful

(August 27, 2015) - Chilina Kennedy is extraordinary in her portrayal of Carole King in Beautiful, on Broadway, at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre. (read the story...)

Colin Quinn: The New York Story

(August 10, 2015) - Colin Quinn: The New York Story, will be returning for a second engagement this fall, from Oct. 20-Jan. 31. The show is directed by Jerry Seinfeld. (read the story...)

Broadway's Summertime Buzz

(August 02, 2015) - Taye Diggs and Rumer Willis are just some of the stars lighting up the Great White Way this August. (read the story...)

What to See at FringeNYC

(July 30, 2015) - New York’s most expansive festival of festivals, FringeNYC, returns for its 19th anniversary Aug. 14-30, with hundreds of performers playing 200+ venues. (read the story...)

Echoes of Etta: This Summer's Two-Night Must-See!

(July 24, 2015) - Echoes of Etta (A Tribute to Etta James) returns to Joe's Pub for two special performances only: July 31 and Aug. 1. Starring William Blake and trio, The Peaches. (read the story...)

New York Theatre's Ethnic Challenges (and Possible Renaissance)

(July 17, 2015) - This season, Broadway looks to expand its reach with more ethnically diverse productions including Allegiance, Hamilton, Gin Game and Sayonara. (read the story...)

When 'the Play's the Thing,' Some Like it Hot

(July 13, 2015) - The low-down on what the New York City theater scene is offering up this summer. (read the story...)

Penn & Teller: Naughty, Nice and Back on Broadway

(July 06, 2015) - Penn & Teller are back on Broadway for their best act to date during a special limited run July 12-August 16. (read the story...)

New York's Sizzling Summer Theater Scene

(June 15, 2015) - The Tonys may be over, but summer on Broadway sizzles with top shows including Jim Parsons in Act of God, Amazing Grace with Chuck Cooper, Penn & Teller and more. (read the story...)

2015 Tony Awards Recap

(June 09, 2015) - A recap of Broadway's biggest night, featuring the best and brightest winners of the 2015 Tony Awards. (read the story...)

A Tony Awards Night Primer: Predictions, Nuts & Bolts and Trivia

(June 05, 2015) - The 69th Annual Tony Awards® (for the 2014-15 season) are getting ready to rock Radio City’s red carpet, cohosted by Alan Cumming and Kristin Chenoweth. A primer. (read the story...)

Q&A: Jason Alexander Joins Fish in the Dark on Broadway

(June 04, 2015) - Jason Alexander will take over for Larry David in David's Broadway smash, Fish in the Dark on June 9th. Once again, life and art imitates Seinfeld. (read the story...)

Comings & Goings On & Off Broadway

(May 26, 2015) - Taye Diggs takes over in Hedwig July 22; Jason Alexander joins Fish in the Dark beginning June 9; plus more Broadway/Off-Broadway news by Griffin Miller. (read the story...)


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