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From King Kong to Cher: A Star-Studded Fall for New York Theatre
(October 15, 2018) - Original, dynamic, and wildly anticipated, fall 2018 is unleashing its arsenal of new NYC theatre productions backed by some of the biggest names in showbiz. In fact, taking into account Broadway and Off-Broadway’s already proven super shows, this is an autumn so theatrically eclectic that no matter what you crave—from pop-saturated musicals to thought-provoking dramas—it’s yours for the taking in New York. (read the story...)


The Best Halloween Costumes Inspired by Broadway
(October 15, 2018) - A Halloween toast (cider, of course) to the Night of the Living Theatrics, both ghoulish and glam! It’s the time of year when every kid and kid-at-heart gets the go-ahead to indulge their fondest costume desires—including those inspired by some of Broadway’s biggest hits. (read the story...)


Parallel Universe Buddies Show 'James & Jamesy in the Dark' Is a Must-See
(October 11, 2018) - James & Jamesy in the Dark: a no-intermission, 75 minutes show about two guys from a parallel universe, is a must see, now playing at Soho Playhouse. (read the story...)


Elsie Fest: For Your Weekend Calendar...
(October 04, 2018) - …the fourth annual, one day, not-to-be-missed music festival a.k.a. Elsie Fest. This blissful end-of-summer celebration is set for this Sunday, October 7th, on Central Park’s SummerStage at Rumsey Playfield. (read the story...)


Broadway in Central Park: Elsie Fest 2018 with Sutton Foster, Darren Criss, & Much More!
(October 03, 2018) - It’s time once again for Elsie Fest!! That’s right, New York City’s premier—and singular—musical theatre festival, which cleverly gets its name from the famous Cabaret lyric, will present its fourth annual incarnation under the breezy, balmy canopy of Central Park SummerStage, this coming Sunday, October 7th. (read the story...)


And So It Begins...Celebrities Hit New York Stages for Fall
(September 07, 2018) - As fall valiantly tries to amp up its orange and gold profile, Broadway is busy welcoming an intriguing influx of new shows and stars. Many, many shows and more than many stars. Off-Broadway is no slouch, either…lots of celebrity voltage there as well. So. Shoulders back; deep breath; diving in…! (read the story...)


A New Tradition: Two Takes on Fiddler in Yiddish
(September 06, 2018) - See the Yiddish version of Fiddler on the Roof (with English and Russian supertitles), currently playing at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, and you will know right off: there’s something about the Yiddish language. (read the story...)


Learn the Stories Behind the Playhouses of New York's Theater District
(August 17, 2018) - Beyond Broadway plays and their endless lore, there's a rich history to New York City's theatres. Read on to learn more about the back story behind the legendary Theater District of midtown Manhattan. (read the story...)


What to See During 2-for-1 Broadway Week
(August 16, 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 their fall 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...)


The 1st Annual Trump Family Special: Gina Gershon Takes on Melania
(August 15, 2018) - Triumphant from her Melania Trump appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Gina Gershon will soon be channeling her dead-on FLOTUS in a new musical lampoon-a-thon, The 1st Annual Trump Family Special, at Off-Broadway’s Triad Theatre. (read the story...)


Heist!: A New Musical Comedy Comes to the West Village
(August 14, 2018) - The new musical comedy Heist! tells the story of a ragtag team attempting the biggest con Broadway has ever seen—infiltrating the cast of a Broadway revival to steal a very valuable necklace off the leading lady on stage. (read the story...)


Caissie Levy Sparkles as Frozen’s Elsa
(August 13, 2018) - When you step into Broadway’s St. James Theatre for Frozen, Disney’s latest stage adaptation of an animated feature, don’t think for a moment its appeal is limited to kids. (read the story...)


September Shenanigans on New York City Stages
(August 07, 2018) - As I survey the September stages—what's upcoming on Broadway and beyond in New York theater—I am moved to a confession. I am addicted to slapstick. So when I learned The Play That Goes Wrong, Broadway’s longest running non-musical—once slated to close in September—had been tossed a lifeline through January 6th, I slipped on a banana peel and walked into a wall in celebration. (read the story...)


How to Score Discount Broadway Tickets
(July 24, 2018) - If you’re looking to see a show in New York City, you might be shocked by ticket prices listed online. Stalwart shows like The Lion King and Wicked can run you over $100—and don’t even get us started on Hamilton. Your options for discounted tickets require a bit of patience, but you could score big if you’re willing to wait for it! Here’s a guide to winning cheap tickets in New York: the land of lines. (read the story...)


Come From Away: A Once and Future Kindness
(July 24, 2018) - On the night of September 11, 2001, after the World Trade Center landscape had been desecrated into Ground Zero, Canadians Irene Sankoff and David Hein and a handful of their fellow NYC students sat around a piano letting music mitigate their emotions. (read the story...)


Wicked: 15 Years of Defying Gravity
(July 16, 2018) - With a loving wink to the 1939 MGM film, Broadway's Wicked takes flight with Glinda the Good, floating above the citizens of Oz in a bubble extravaganza wearing a fairy tale ball gown and radiant smile... (read the story...)


The Summer Stage Advantage: Superstar Power on Broadway
(July 12, 2018) - When heat waves sizzle their way into the Big Apple, take note: with enticing productions, noted actors, and generous blasts of A/C, Broadway and Off-Broadway theatres are NYC’s optimum chill-out havens. (read the story...)


The Best Summer Theater Fests in NYC
(June 26, 2018) - After the Tony Awards signal the end to the Broadway season, New York theater insiders rev up for the city’s annual summer smorgasbord of festivals. We have our favorite theater fests lined up here, listed alphabetically... (read the story...)


106.7 LITE FM Brings Free Broadway Back to Bryant Park for Summer
(June 20, 2018) - The best performers and biggest shows from NYC's Broadway and Off-Broadway theaters will be returning for free lunchtime performances at Bryant Park throughout July and August. (read the story...)


New York Theater: Summer Stage Buzz
(June 19, 2018) - When the subject turns to New York’s summer performance scene, there’s a nifty element of surprise lurking behind countless curtains (symbolic or real), from Broadway to the hidden-treasure reaches of Off-Off the Great White Way. (read the story...)


Summer in the City: Ariana DeBose in Summer: The Donna Summer Musical
(June 13, 2018) - Summer: The Donna Summer Musical, with its winning parade of Summer’s songs, is lighting up the stage of Broadway’s Lunt-Fontanne Theatre with its savvy portrait of the Queen of Disco. (read the story...)


Celebrating 75 Years of the Rodgers and Hammerstein Musical with the NY Public Library
(June 13, 2018) - Musical theatre lovers who want to celebrate Rodgers and Hammerstein's innovative partnership can now make their way to the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, where a new exhibition is putting a spotlight on the songwriters’ career and legacy (read the story...)


2018 Tony Awards Wrap Up: A (Well?) Done Deal
(June 12, 2018) - Time to wrap up the 2018 Tony Awards: winners, losers, and more…so I didn’t totally tank on my predictions but I did underestimate the Tony voters' love for The Band’s Visit. And I am extremely pleased that love was reflected in the overall outcome…kudos to an amazing show. (read the story...)


Predictions for the 2018 Tony Awards
(June 07, 2018) - With the 72nd Annual Tony Awards only days away, I am once more honored to regale readers with predictions. Of winners. In key categories. Chosen by me. A masochistic venture at best because, should you be at all familiar with my success ratio over the years, I am embarrassingly iffy at this! (read the story...)


How to Score Free Tickets to Shakespeare in the Park in NYC
(May 25, 2018) - Shakespeare in the Park is a quintessential New York activity, with famous actors performing some of the finest dialogue written in English—and it all happens at an outdoor theater on beautiful summer evenings. Every day of the performances, you have a chance to win free tickets to the show. Read on to find out how! (read the story...)



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