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Harry Connick, Jr., Croons Broadway Showtunes

Friday July 16, 2010
The sultry Southern stylings of big band standards and jazz singer Harry Connick, Jr., soothe the Great White Way once again. With a limiited run at the Neil Simon Theatre, ... Read More

Broadway Barks for a Good Home

Friday July 16, 2010
How much is that puppy in the window? Just ask Bernadette Peters and Mary Tyler Moore! The annual adoption event, "Broadway Barks," is back and ready to help homeless animals ... Read More

Broadway's Kristin Chenoweth Gets Emmy Nom.

Monday July 12, 2010
Kristin Chenoweth, the perky, effervescent Broadway musical darling, has been nominated for an Emmy for her guest starring role on the TV smash hit Glee. She previously won an Emmy ... Read More

Happy Birthday to Oscar Hammerstein II

Monday July 12, 2010
Though gone, Oscar Hammerstein II and the work he left behind are not forgotten. Born July 12, 1895, he wrote the lyrics to songs that became the bedrock of what ... Read More

'Phantom of the Opera' Still King of Broadway

Saturday July 10, 2010
The longest running show in Broadway history rules the Theatre District for a reason. Seeing (and hearing) The Phantom of the Opera is still an amazing experience. Even though Wicked ... Read More

'West Side Story' Still Relevant to Modern America

Saturday July 10, 2010
I recently saw the Broadway revival of West Side Story, which proved to be a timely venture as the immigration law snafu heats up in Arizona. Based on Shakespeare's Romeo ... Read More

Broadway & TV Stars Set to Have a 'Miraculous Year'

Saturday July 10, 2010
Attention Broadway and musical variety fans! Commence exuberant rejoicing! HBO has set the wheels in motion for a new series based on the trials and tribulations of a Broadway composer ... Read More

Al Pacino Stars in Shakespeare in the Park

Saturday July 10, 2010
Movie star Al Pacino goes back to his roots in the repertory production of The Merchant of Venice offered by Shakespeare in the Park in New York City. Pacino is ... Read More

Theatre Design for Every Style

Sunday July 4, 2010
Love architecture? Me, too. Love theatre architecture even more? Me, too! The Broadway theatres in New York City offer a feast for the eyes in every design style imaginable. For ornate, ... Read More

Broadway for the Handi-Capable

Sunday July 4, 2010
Pounding the New York pavement is arduous for even the most dexterous tourist. But if you're in a wheelchair or have a bum ankle from your recent skiing trip, getting ... Read More

Cell Phones Are a No-No in New York Theatres

Sunday July 4, 2010
We've all heard the annoying pre-show announcement about turning off cell phones and not photographing or videotaping during the show. But did you know that New York City actually has ... Read More

Theatre Know-How (to Get There)

Sunday July 4, 2010
On the way to see The Lion King this week, I was bee-boppin' along, doin' my thing as I hailed a cab and jumped in. When the cabbie asked, "Where ... Read More

Eddie Izzard & Dennis Haysbert 'Race' to the End

Sunday July 4, 2010
Actor/comedian Eddie Izzard and former 24 President, Dennis Haysbert, are taking over pivotal roles in the thought-provoking, Tony-nominated Broadway drama Race. Afton C. Williamson and Richard Thomas also star in ... Read More

Tony Awards Viewers Unleash Angry Backlash

Sunday July 4, 2010
The Tony Awards will have to do more than flash shiny trophies to appease its un-adoring public. Fans have decried the commercialization of the Tonys, denouncing the Hollywood treatment of ... Read More

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