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Last Chance: Broadway & Off- Broadway Closings

Closing Sunday, February 3, 2019 ABOUT ALICE Off-Broadway: Theatre for a New Audience @ Polonsky Shakespeare Center Written by Calvin Trillin Directed by Leonard Foglia Cast includes: Jeffrey Bean and Carrie Paff About Alice, a two-character play by Calvin Trillin, is inspired by the author’s 2007 memoir of the same title—a love letter to his wife Alice, who died in [...]

By |January 31st, 2019|Special Events, Theater|0 Comments

Multigenerational 50th-anniversary Woodstock event set for 2019

Fifty years after the Woodstock music festival became one of the watersheds of hippie counterculture, an anniversary event will take place in August 2019 on the same field north of New York City. The Bethel Woods Center for the Arts announced a three-day festival of “music, culture and community” that will celebrate “the golden anniversary at the historic site of [...]

By |January 6th, 2019|Concerts, Special Events|0 Comments

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is now playing at Broadway's newly renovated Lyric Theater. Seven lead members of the original West End company of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child reprise their roles on Broadway at the Lyric Theater. . Broadway bound are Jamie Parker (Harry Potter), Noma Dumezweni (Hermione Granger) and Paul Thornley (Ron Weasley) with Poppy Miller [...]

By |January 1st, 2019|Special Events, Theater|0 Comments

U.S and International Award Shows, Movie Premieres, Festivals, Sporting Events, Concerts and more …..

JANUARY 2019   Jan 6: Gold Meets Golden hosted by Lady Gaga – Los Angeles Performance by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper   Jan 6: Golden Globe Awards and Parties – Los Angeles Hosted by Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg   Jan 13: Critics Choice Awards – Los Angeles   Jan 22 or 23: Premiere: Serenity (starring Anne Hathaway, Matthew [...]

By |November 29th, 2018|Special Events|0 Comments

Glenn Close and Andrew Lloyd Webber in an interview at Town Hall in New York

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Glenn Close sat down  at New York City's Town Hall for a wide-ranging chat pegged to the launch of the composer’s memoir Unmasked. While the two Broadway titans commanded rapturous applause, Close’s dog Pip, who followed her out onstage and sat next to her through the evening, stole the show. "I'm working with a dog act!" [...]

By |March 7th, 2018|Special Events, Theater|0 Comments

Lincoln Center TKTS Booth to be open seven days a week

Beginning February 5 Theatre Development Fund's indoor TKTS Lincoln Center discount booth—located at the Zucker Box Office in Lincoln Center’s David Rubenstein Atrium, 61 West 62nd Street, between Broadway and Columbus Avenue—will be open seven days a week, no longer closed on Mondays. Theatre fans will also have more opportunities to purchase tickets to matinees: Matinee performance tickets will now [...]

By |February 1st, 2018|Special Events, Theater|0 Comments

Theater in Paris helps non-locals with productions of Grease and now Cyrano de Bergerac

As the noble cavalier with the noticeable nose expounds upon his proboscis’ many uses in the play’s original French language, high above this production of Cyrano de Bergerac flash surtitles in English, offering Anglophones a chance to enjoy theater in Paris without signing up for a class at Berlitz. The English translation is provided by the appropriately named Theater in [...]

By |January 25th, 2018|Special Events, Theater|0 Comments

Opry City Stage puts a little Nashville in Midtown New York City

The Grand Ole Opry is making New York City its “home away from home” with a new destination for country music fans. For the first time in its more than 90 years of showcasing country music artists, the Grand Ole Opry is expanding beyond its Nashville roots into the heart of New York with Opry City Stage. Opening Dec. 1 [...]

By |December 1st, 2017|Special Events|0 Comments

Watch the touching onstage proposal at Broadway’s Play That Goes Wrong

Frank Alliegro and Maura Spillane met four years ago as castmates in a production of Sweeney Todd; she was fixing set pieces and he had to know her. On October 21, Alliegro and Spillane took in the evening performance of the now longest-running play on Broadway, The Play That Goes Wrong. The comedy is, true to title, a show in [...]

By |October 25th, 2017|Special Events, Theater|0 Comments

Billy Joel dons Star Of David jacket during MSG Encore

Billy Joel wore a bright yellow Star of David on his black suit during an encore at Madison Square Garden. Monday’s performance by “The Piano Man” came more than a week after a rally by neo-Nazis and other groups in Charlottesville, Virginia, ended in deadly violence against counterprotesters. When asked about Joel’s attire, his spokeswoman on Tuesday quoted Edmund Burke: [...]

By |August 23rd, 2017|Concerts, Special Events|0 Comments