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Tuesday, November 1, 2016

4 Wonderful Pre-Theater Bars in New York City by Asorensen

It’s show time at these four inviting restaurants in New York City, where you can kick off the night with cocktails and nibbles — and get to the theater before the curtain goes up. &…

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Friday, October 21, 2016

Stars and the City: Haven Burton’s New York by Asorensen

One of my favorite things about Kinky Boots is the finale. We do this wonderful show that is all about loving who you are, accepting people for who they are and coming together to work as a …

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Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Zachary Levi and Carmen Cusack Join Cast of ‘Sunday in the Park with George’ by Asorensen

Television heartthrob Zachary Levi — most recently seen in his Tony-nominated role in the Broadway revival of She Loves Me — and Carmen Cusack— the talented Tony Award-no…

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Friday, September 9, 2016

Danny DeVito to Star in ‘The Price’ on Broadway by Asorensen

Emmy and Golden Globe winner Danny DeVito will make his Broadway debut in the Roundabout Theater Company’s revival of Arthur Miller’s The Price. He joins the previously announced John Tu…

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Sunday, June 12, 2016

2016 Tony Awards is Dedicated to Orlando Victims by Asorensen

The 70th Annual Tony Awards, on Sunday, June 12, 2016, was dedicated to the victims of the tragedy in Orlando at the nightclub Pulse — the largest mass shooting in U. S. history. Ton…

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Friday, May 27, 2016

‘American Psycho’ to Close on Broadway on June 5, 2016 by Asorensen

Serial killer Patrick Bateman will slash his last victim when American Psycho plays its final Broadway performance on June 5, 2016. The sleek musical based on Bret Easton Ellis’ controvers…

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Tuesday, April 19, 2016

WIN: 3rd Annual Ultimate Broadway Fan Contest by Asorensen

Calling Broadway fans! It’s that time of year again — we are looking for Broadway’s biggest fan. Just submit a video showing us how Broadway inspires you — and you co…

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Thursday, January 21, 2016

‘Cats’ to Return to Broadway in Summer 2016 by Asorensen

Cats, the smash-hit phenomenon set in a junkyard full of felines, will return to the New York stage with performances beginning July 14 at the Neil Simon Theatre in advance of an August 2 op…

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Monday, December 14, 2015

The 14 Most Anticipated Broadway Shows for Spring 2016 by Asorensen

This is shaping up to be one of the most exciting Broadway seasons in recent memory with new musicals such as Hamilton, Allegiance, School of Rock, and On Your Feet, new plays like The Human…

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Sunday, November 1, 2015

Opening Tonight on Broadway: ‘King Charles III’ by Asorensen

The Broadway production of the Oliver Award winning King Charles III officially opens tonight.   In this satirical play, Queen Elizabeth II has passed away and Prince Charles has ascend…

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Thursday, October 15, 2015

Review Roundup: ‘The Gin Game’ by Asorensen

The Gin Game, D.L. Colburn’s Pulitzer Prize-winning two-character play, opened at the John Golden Theatre on Oct. 14. Acting legends and Tony winners James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson star…

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Monday, October 5, 2015

The Most Outrageous Costumes on Broadway Right Now by Asorensen

The two senses most engaged when you go to the theater are sight and hearing, of course. And while we often focus on the singing and acting, the work that goes into designing the costumes th…

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Friday, October 2, 2015

Jessie Mueller Will Return to Broadway in ‘Waitress’ by Asorensen

It was already confirmed that Waitress will be coming to Broadway next spring, but now it’s official that Jessie Mueller will lead the production. The Tony winner starred in the world …

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Thursday, October 1, 2015

‘American Psycho’ Sets Broadway Theater and Dates by Asorensen

American Psycho, the musical based on Bret Easton Ellis’ controversial novel about a yuppie serial killer, has found a home on Broadway. The show will begin previews on March 24, 2016 at t…

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Monday, September 28, 2015

Review Roundup: ‘Spring Awakening’ by Asorensen

Spring Awakening, the searing, Tony-winning rock musical, has returned to Broadway in a revolutionary production from Deaf West Theater. The production opened at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre …

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Why ‘Jersey Boys’ Has Made It 10 Years (and Counting) on Broadway by Asorensen

The Four Seasons may want to consider changing the name of one of their biggest hits to “Oh, What a Decade.” On Oct. 4, 2015, Jersey Boys, the smash-hit musical featuring the son…

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Sunday, September 27, 2015

Opening Tonight on Broadway: ‘Spring Awakening’ by Asorensen

Deaf West Theatre’s production of Spring Awakening officially opens tonight on Broadway.  The show, based on a late-19th century German play, follows the teenagers in a small village …

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Friday, September 25, 2015

Which New Fall Broadway Show Should You See in 2015? by Asorensen

The major Broadway openings take place every fall and spring, with empty theaters coming alive with all-new marquees shining and stars singing and emoting. This fall is no different, with 19…

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First Look: Clive Owen in ‘Old Times’ on Broadway by Asorensen

Rugged movie star Clive Owen is making his Broadway debut in Harold Pinter’s Old Times – and now you can get a first look at the production. Owen stars alongside Kelly Reilly an…

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Thursday, September 24, 2015

‘New York Spring Spectacular’ to Return to Radio City in 2016 by Asorensen

The Rockettes are going to be just as busy in 2016 as they were in 2015. After a hit run earlier this year, the New York Spring Spectacular will be staged again in 2016. With one big differe…

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Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Michael Flatley is Coming to Broadway – and then Retiring by Asorensen

Dance star Michael Flatley will simultaneously make his Broadway debut and his swan song as a performer in Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games. The show will play a limited eight-week run at …

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Monday, September 21, 2015

Terrence Mann to Take Over for Kelsey Grammer in ‘Finding Neverland’ by Asorensen

Three-time Tony nominee Terrence Mann will take over the role originated by Kelsey Grammer in Finding Neverland, the Broadway musical about the creation of Peter Pan. Mann will start perform…

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Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Broadway’s ‘Gentleman’s Guide’ to Close in January 2016 by Asorensen

A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, the Tony-winning musical, will end its bloodthirsty run on Broadway at the Walter Kerr Theatre on January 17, 2016. The show about Monty Navarro, a …

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Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Zachary Levi Joins Cast of ‘She Loves Me’ on Broadway by Asorensen

Zachary Levi will join the cast of the upcoming Broadway revival of She Loves Me from the Roundabout Theater Company, set to begin previews on Feb. 6, 2016 at Studio 54. Opening night is sch…

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Friday, August 21, 2015

10 Fabulous Post-Theater Cocktail Bars by Asorensen

In a fast-paced city where folded slices of pizza and Starbucks lattes on the run are all too often the norm, the notion of a Broadway show followed by animated conversation over a cocktail …

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Thursday, August 20, 2015

Cirque du Soleil to Debut Its First Broadway Show in 2016 by Asorensen

Cirque du Soleil, the Canadian circus entertainment company, will bring its magic and acrobatics to the Lyric Theatre with Paramour, the troupe’s first show specifically created for Broadw…

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Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Broadway’s ‘Hedwig’ to Close in September 2015 by Asorensen

Hedwig is throwing in her wig on Broadway. The hit revival of Hedwig and the Angry Inch will play its final performance at the Belasco Theatre on September 13, 2015. It will have played 22 …

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Thursday, June 18, 2015

Penn and Teller Bring Their Magic to TimesTalks by Asorensen

They’re back: Thirty years after their New York premiere, the comedy duo Penn and Teller are bringing their special brand of magic to Broadway — and to TimesTalks, the acclaimed lect…

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Thursday, May 28, 2015

5 Fun Spots to Watch the 2015 Tony Awards in NYC by Asorensen

Don’t have a coveted reservation to watch the 2015 Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall? No worries — NYC abounds with lively joints where you can watch the show with fellow Broadway…

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Friday, February 13, 2015

Patti LuPone and Michael Urie to Star in New Off-Broadway Play by Asorensen

Two-time Tony winner Patti LuPone (Evita, Gypsy) will be reunited with Drama Desk winner Michael Urie (Buyer and Cellar) who played mother and son on an episode of Ugly Betty, in a new Off-B…

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Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Opera Star Renée Fleming to Make Broadway Debut by Asorensen

World-renowned opera star Renée Fleming will make her Broadway debut in Living on Love, a new comedy by Tony winner Joe DiPietro (Memphis, Nice Work If You Can Get It), beginning previews a…

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