Thursday, December 3, 2015

Ring in the Season with New York Theatre by Griffin Miller

Over the top hilarity with a side of sassy, RUTHLESS! has more guilty pleasures than bacon-flavored eggnog. The story centers on a moppet whose aspirations outweigh her by about 300 pounds.

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Monday, June 15, 2015

New York's Sizzling Summer Theater Scene by Griffin Miller

Off-Broadway is soaring with a line-up of crowd pleasers from Dan Lauria’s comedic culinary take on a gaggle of loopy “goodfellas” called DINNER WITH THE BOYS to New World Stages’ tw…

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Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Broadway's Latest Casting Coups: It's All in the Stars by Griffin Miller

Tour de force and utterly engaging, CHURCHILL is an absolute must for history buffs – or anyone looking for a stellar theatrical experience.

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Friday, November 28, 2014

Dick Cavett Makes 'Brief Encounter' in NYC on December 3 by Griffin Miller

Intellectual banter meets celeb culture on December 3 at 7pm when author/founder of Socrates in the City, Eric Metaxas, hits the interview jackpot with three-time Emmy winner Dick Cavett at …

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Friday, May 30, 2014

Summer Theater in NYC: The Sizzle Is On by Griffin Miller

iLUMINATE (Off-Broadway) - An original in every way possible, this fascinating, eye-popping show gives a whole new meaning to “dancing in the dark.” Filled with masterful contemporary an…

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Friday, February 14, 2014

Moss Hart's Act One: On Broadway and in Bookstores by Ellis Nassour

To celebrate LCT’s adaptation by James Lapine of Hart’s autobiography, beginning previews March 20, St. Martin’s Press has reissued the book. Stars of the play appear Tuesday at B&N/82…

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Thursday, February 13, 2014

Onstage & On Screen, Love Is in the Air for Valentine's Day by Ellis Nassour

From After Midnight-Wicked and with the cineplexes filled with Valentine "candy"--it's a love feast out there.

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Friday, February 7, 2014

Beyond the Glitz: Entertaining Reads About the World of Broadway by Ellis Nassour

Nothing Like a Dame: Conversations with the Great Women of Musical Theatre; Anything Goes: A History of American Musical Theatre; and more. Upcoming live appearances, plus a rare one 2/17 by…

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Thursday, January 30, 2014

Film Society of Lincoln Center & Dance Films Present 'Dance on Camera' by Ellis Nassour

This is DOC's 7th consecutive season at FSLC, January 31 - February 4. Screenings, with many premieres and guests, reflect the trend toward unusual collaborations (dance and skating, dance a…

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PBS's Great Performances Presents Christopher Plummer in William Luce's Barrymore by Ellis Nassour

Plummer recreates his Tony- and Drama Desk-winning role as the stage/screen legend in this almost-one-man-show (1997) January 31 at 9pm.

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Monday, January 27, 2014

Theatergoers Bonanza Time: Huge Discounts for Broadway and Off by Ellis Nassour

Bargain prices for shows you want to see and see again. Plus possible free dinner!

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Thursday, January 23, 2014

Broadway to Welcome Super Bowl Fans by Ellis Nassour

XLVIII will be played in NJ, but The Apple is the place for NFL fun, but Broadway will score a few touchdowns with Bryant Park concert by the casts of Broadway shows.

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Friday, December 20, 2013

Jackie Hoffman Celebrates in Hebe for the Holidays at Joe's Pub by Ellis Nassour

Who best can be relied upon to suck the joy out of the most joyous season? One guess. Ans she's ready to do it in her infamously hilarious way Dec. 20-24.

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Thursday, December 19, 2013

Karen Wyman, Teen Sensation Recording Star, Older and Wiser, Is Ready Again for the Spotlight by Ellis Nassour

In the 60s into the 80s, Wyman was the “It Girl,” discovered by Dean Martin at 16 and, thanks to TV, and became a household word. Then she walked away. "I hardly had a life.” Now, she …

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Tuesday, December 17, 2013

New Edition of iLUMINATE to Open Off-Broadway on January 27 by City Guide

iLuminate Productions has announced the opening of their new 2014 live show at New York City's New World Stages (240 West 50th Street). iLUMINATE (formerly titled "Artist of Light") is in pe…

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Monday, December 16, 2013

Film Society of Lincoln Center Salutes Master Director George Cukor With Retrospective by Ellis Nassour

The Oscar-winning director, a central figure in Hollywood’s Golden Age, is being celebrated with a comprehensive retrospective, The Discreet Charm of George Cukor, through January 7.

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Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Barbara Stanwyck Honored With Film Retrospective & New Biography by Ellis Nassour

Victoria Wilson bio and Film Forum retrospective celebrates the stage, screen, TV legend from early Broadway revues/dramas to acclaimed film. 1,056 pages and only up to 1940.

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Monday, December 9, 2013

Keeping the Holidays Happy & Bright: The Best of Broadway and Seasonal Surprises by Griffin Miller

iLUMINATE - Mesmerizing beyond belief, this glow-in-the-dark production is unlike any other in town with its fusion of dance, music, and techno-illusion as performers in special light suits …

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Wednesday, December 4, 2013

RE-GIFT OF THE MAGI: The Chain Theatre by City Guide

On December 24, 0000, three wise men followed a star to Bethlehem to lay pricey gifts before a baby in a manger. Six years later, said baby was preaching to his elders in the temple, well on…

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Monday, December 2, 2013

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS' Festive Gypsy of the Year Fundraisers Take Place December 9 & 10 by Ellis Nassour

Who works harder on Broadway and on tour than anyone else in musicals? The gypsies, of course! These indefatigable, often unsung artists and their tireless fundraising is honored...

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Monday, November 25, 2013

ILUMINATE: New World Stages by City Guide

The technological magic of iLUMINATE brings you a family-friendly story that combines mythical elements with adventure and romance, told through dance styles from contemporary to hip-hop to …

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Friday, November 15, 2013

Julie Taymor in Sunday Conversation with Harry Lennix at 92Y by Ellis Nassour

Julie and Harry get up close and person with Julie Taymor: From Stage to Screen and Back Again, a very personal discussion on her career from opera to the latest venture.

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Thursday, October 24, 2013

Madison Square Garden Transformed in $1-billion Makeover by Ellis Nassour

A “new,” advanced, state-of-the-art MSqG has reopened after a three-year “top-to-bottom” transformation, which significantly enhances every aspect of the historic arena.

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Monday, October 21, 2013

Choice Picks from 51st New York Film Festival Hit Cineplexes by Ellis Nassour

The expansive 51st New York Film Festival concluded, choice films are opening or will open before year’s end.

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Thursday, October 17, 2013

PBS Provides Theater Fans a Must-Watch Arts Festival by Ellis Nassour

Incredible Festival line-up has something from everyone: Great Performances overview, a look at the influence of Hanberry's Raisin in the Sun, HJackman in Oklahoma!, Mody-Dick, and Babs in h…

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Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Career Transitions for Dancers Celebrates Broadway and Ann-Margret on October 8 by Ellis Nassour

Rolex presents CTFD's Broadway & Beyond: Celebrating Theatre & Dance will “bring to life the magic of theater through the universal scope of dance in pop culture.” Ann-Margret receives h…

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Friday, September 20, 2013

The Wizard of Oz at 75: Bigger Than Ever in IMAX 3-D and Finally on Blu-ray by Ellis Nassour

Join Dorothy Gale and friends [and foes!] again on her journey along the Yellow Brick Road to Oz as you've never experienced the 1939 M-G-M perennial favorite, adapted from the L.Frank Baum …

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Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Off-Broadway's HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER Now at Planet Hollywood Times Square by Cg News Desk

Off-Broadway’s sellout sensation HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER is moving to Times Square's newest theater, The Screening Room Theater at Planet Hollywood Times Square, with performances beginning…

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Friday, September 13, 2013

De Niro and Pfeiffer Surprise and Stun in Comedy Gangster Thriller The Family by Ellis Nassour

In Luc Besson's comedy gangster thriller, a Mafia boss (Robert De Niro), his wife (Michelle Pfeiffer), and his family are relocated to a sleepy French town under the Federal Witness Security…

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Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Broadway Preview: A Star-Spangled Season Takes Flight by Griffin Miller

ON THE MOVE… The two-actor/70-character thrill ride through the heart, soul, and funny bone of Manhattan known as HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER is reopening at Planet Hollywood Times Square on 9…

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