Friday, September 14, 2018

Top New York Performing Arts This Week: Paul Simon Bows Out, David Byrne, “Heartbreak House” by Mark Beech

Music leads our choice of New York performing arts this week. Paul Simon is playing his last big shows in New York before retiring from touring, while David Byrne is returning to the Forest …

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Monday, September 10, 2018

Broadway Grosses: Audiences Explore Fall Offerings Bernhardt/Hamlet & The Nap by Lindsey Sullivan

It's not just the sudden chill in the Theatre District air: fall has arrived on the Great White Way with the beginning of preview performances for Bernhardt/Hamlet and The Nap. Audiences…

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Friday, September 7, 2018

Top New York Performing Arts This Week: Ringo Starr to Last-Chance “Carousel” by Mark Beech

New York’s autumn theater season adds another two shows this week: “Girl From the North Country,” Conor McPherson’s play with Bob Dylan music, and pool-room saga “The Nap.” They …

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Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Broadway Grosses: Pretty Woman: The Musical Remains a Record-Breaking Summer Hit by

Labor Day theatergoers couldn't get enough of Pretty Woman: The Musical, the new tuner that has been packing in crowds and breaking records since performances began in July. The stage mu…

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Friday, August 31, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Major Play Debuts, Laura Pausini, Sun Ra, Hamilton by Mark Beech

This week, New York has two significant plays making their debuts: Theresa Rebeck’s new comedy “Bernhardt/Hamlet” and “The True,” Sharr White’s political satire.Meanwhile, music …

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Sunday, August 26, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Revived “Band’s Visit,” Autumn Lookahead by Mark Beech

The new fall season looms in New York, with a lot to look forward to, including three shows that were big hits in London: “Girl From the North Country,” with Bob Dylan songs; Jez Butterw…

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Monday, August 20, 2018

Broadway Grosses: My Fair Lady Plays to Packed Houses at Vivian Beaumont Theater by

Lincoln Center Theater's acclaimed Broadway revival of Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady is delighting crowds at the Vivian Beaumont Theater. The Tony-nominated production, starring …

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Friday, August 17, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Drake to “Pretty Woman” by Mark Beech

In one of the hottest musical tickets in months, Drake is at Madison Square Garden. “Pretty Woman” is another big seller as the hit movie comes to the New York stage. These are just two …

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Friday, August 10, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Summer Stage, ELO, Last-Chance “Clear Day” by Mark Beech

The Center Park’s Summer Stage’s free shows; comedy by Mike Birbiglia; Jeff Lynne’s ELO; serious plays such as the latest by Tracy Letts, “Mary Page Marlowe.” These are just some o…

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Friday, August 3, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Shakira, “Mary Page Marlowe” by Mark Beech

Music by Rod Stewart, Shakira and The Breeders; comedy by Mike Birbiglia; serious plays such as the latest by Tracy Letts, “Mary Page Marlowe.” These are just some of the highlights of p…

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Friday, July 27, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Jukebox Musicals, Peculiar Patriots by Mark Beech

New jukebox musicals are opening in New York to strong initial reviews. “Head Over Heels” showcases the music of The Go-Go’s and Belinda Carlisle, while “Smokey Joe’s Cafe” prese…

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Thursday, July 19, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: From “Fire in Dreamland” to Summer Concerts by Mark Beech

The New York stage offers a lot of choice in new openings and one-off events this week for those wanting to be adventurous. The pick of performing arts in the Big Apple over the next seven d…

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Today on Broadway: Thursday, July 19, 2018 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Theatre Community Mourns Passing of Tony Winner Gary Beach, “Springsteen on Broadway” to Stream on Netflix, and Dame Diana Exiting “My Fair Lady”! “Toda…

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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Springsteen on Broadway Becomes “Springsteen on Netflix” by Mark A. Robinson

Singer-songwriter Bruce Springsteen, whose Broadway debut Springsteen on Broadway turned into a 236 performance sold-out run, will find his concert available on Netflix. On December 15, 2018…

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Tony Winner Bruce Springsteen's Broadway Hit Springsteen on Broadway to Arrive on Netflix by Andy Lefkowitz

Springsteen on Broadway, the mega-hit Broadway concert engagement that netted a Special 2018 Tony Award for iconic music maker Bruce Springsteen, will launch globally on Netflix on December …

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Bruce Springsteen's Historic One Man Show, SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY Will Debut On Netflix Later this Year by TV News Desk

'Springsteen on Broadway' will launch globally on Netflix on December 15, 2018, which is also the final night of Springsteen's completely sold out 236-show run at Jujamcyn's Walter Kerr Thea…

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Bruce Springsteen's Broadway show to be seen on Netflix by Mark Kennedy

Put away your wallet — you won't have to pay hundreds of dollars to see Bruce Springsteen's Broadway show. Netflix announced Wednesday that it will broadcast The Boss' one-man show on Dec.…

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‘Springsteen On Broadway’ Headed To Netflix In December by Greg Evans

Boss fans who can’t shell out hundreds of dollars for the most expensive theater ticket in New York are in luck: Springsteen on Broadway is coming to Netflix. Bruce Springsteen’s…

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Bruce Springsteen’s Broadway Show Is Becoming a Netflix Special by Michael Paulson

The recording of “Springsteen on Broadway” will air on Dec. 15, the day of its final live performance.

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‘Springsteen on Broadway’ to air on Netflix in December by Caitlin Huston

“Springsteen on Broadway’ will be filmed for Netflix to appear on the streaming service on Dec. 15, 2018. The Broadway show, currently playing at the Walter Kerr Theatre, is sche…

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Bruce Springsteen’s Broadway Engagement to Be Filmed for Netflix by Ryan McPhee

Springsteen on Broadway continues at the Walter Kerr Theatre through December 15.

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Monday, July 16, 2018

Broadway Grosses: Audiences Flock to Hello, Dolly! Before Bernadette Peters Says Farewell by

Theatergoers had one task in mind this past week, and that was to catch Broadway icon Bernadette Peters one final time in the title role of Hello, Dolly! Numbers released today by …

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Saturday, July 14, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Foo Fighters to Tracy Letts by Mark Beech

Topping New York performing arts this week, the award-winning writer Tracy Letts is back with an experimental play, “Mary Page Marlowe,” off Broadway.The Foo Fighters, Billy Joel and Bec…

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Friday, July 6, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Radiohead to Ice Factory Festival by Mark Beech

New York has many short summer drama festivals starting up soon, led by the Ice Factory. Music on offer in the Big Apple this week runs from Radiohead through to Michael Tilson Thomas. There…

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Friday, June 29, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: “Iceman,” Go-Go's and U2 by Mark Beech

It’s your last chance to see two acclaimed works on the New York stage. First there is Denzel Washington in “The Iceman Cometh” Then there is “Dance Nation”: Clare Barron’s excel…

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Monday, June 25, 2018

Broadway Grosses: Mean Girls' Post-Tonys Box Office Numbers Are Totally Fetch by

Mean Girls might have walked away empty-handed on the night of the 2018 Tony Awards, but the new musical's enthusiastic Tony-night performance definitely made an impact on theatergo…

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Friday, June 22, 2018

Top New York Performing Arts This Week: Goodbye “Three Tall Women”; Hello U2 by Mark Beech

New York says goodbye to one of the most garlanded Broadway shows this week. The Tony-winning “Three Tall Women” comes to an end. Meanwhile, Manhattan welcomes U2 for a run of shows at M…

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Bruce Springsteen On Broadway Denounces Border Policy: “Disgracefully Inhumane And Un-American” by Greg Evans

Bruce Springsteen broke from his Springsteen on Broadway set list last night, adding both “The Ghost of Tom Joad” and an excoriation of the Trump administration’s zero-tole…

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Friday, June 15, 2018

Top New York Performing Arts This Week: Tony Awards Aftermath, “Band’s Visit” to Harry Potter by Mark Beech

The days after the Tony Awards always see a rush of tickets for the prize-winning shows. Those at the forefront of the acclaimed Broadway ceremony this year were “The Band’s Visit,” …

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Tony awards Picks The Band's Visit and Harry Potter in a Politically Charged Evening by Blouin Artinfo

“The Band’s Visit” took a lead in the Tony awards 2018 joined by “Harry Potter” for the best play last Sunday night in New York. Ten wins for “The Band’s Visit” gave the musi…

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Monday, June 11, 2018

Broadway Grosses: In Advance of Dual Tony Triumph, Three Tall Women Breaks House Record for Third Time by

The week preceding the 72nd Annual Tony Awards was a strong one at the Broadway box office, as theatergoers caught up with the nominated productions in advance of Broadway's biggest nigh…

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