The 5 NYC Improv/Sketch Shows You Must See This Winter
NYC’s improv and sketch comedy communities maybe not be as large or as famous as the city's standup realm, but the shows are without a doubt some of the best in the nation. With a combination of local and regional talent, there's no way you can get through one of these December and January improv shows in New York without laughing hysterically.
New York Theater: A Holiday Scoop for Stages Past, Present & Future
New York Theater: it's winter 2015 and the season of seasons is upon us, which explains the influx of holiday shows bursting with lords a leaping, ladies dancing, and too many avian types (partridges, turtledoves, hens, geese, etc.) to count. Here's our critic’s eye-view of select holiday and post-holiday theater buzz, New York-style!
Spring Awakening: Silence & Song, Youth & Yearning
Spring Awakening Broadway: a spectacular new mounting that features both deaf and hearing actors and musicians.
The Illusionists: Spellbound on Broadway
The Illusionists—Live on Broadway: seven renowned “Avengers of Magic” combine on an all-generational show, whose entertainment mission is to knock your socks into the stratosphere with some mind-blowing visual subterfuge.
Disaster the Musical: Tony Superstars Bring Hilarity to Broadway
Disaster the musical: hold on to your life jackets and Dramamine, theatregoers, and look to Broadway’s not-too-distant horizon where coming into view is a musical comedy that’s a tsunami of cinematic satire overflowing with Tony, Drama Desk, and Emmy-honored dudes and divas. The show is Disaster!, an unhinged smorgasbord of ‘70s cult film catastrophes.
Hoon Lee, The King and I’s Newest King
Hoon Lee, The King and I’s newest king: the Vivian Beaumont Theatre in Lincoln Center plays host to this revival, with Tony-winner Kelli O’Hara as Anna, and Hoon Lee as the King of Siam.
The Best Broadway Shows For Kids
The best Broadway shows for kids introduce children to the magic of live theater. With amazing visual effects, catchy singable songs, and time-tested stories, we're loving Matilda, The Lion King, Wicked, and Aladdin for theater for the little ones.
Christopher Sieber Commands Broadway's Matilda as Trunchbull
Christopher Sieber continues to steal as the menacing Agatha Trunchbull in Broadway's Matilda, now at the Schubert Theatre.
Fall Broadway News: Celebs, Celebs, and More Celebs
Fall Broadway news: the 2015-2016 Broadway season is up and running and the momentum is shamelessly pedal to metal (hashtag #excellent), full of supernova stars, playwrights, and directors.
Bye, Bye Broadway: Hand To God, Gentleman's Guide to Close in January
Hand To God, Gentleman's Guide To Love and Murder to Close in January 2016, not long after the ball drops on 2015.
Matthew Morrison on Finding Peter Pan in Neverland
Matthew Morrison shines as J.M. Barrie in Broadway's Finding Neverland, at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.
News Blast: See Broadway on Colbert
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert has invited the award-winning Broadway hit American in Paris to perform on the new CBS show Sept. 18.
Broadway Kicks Off Phenomenal Fall Season
Phenomenal fall Broadway lineup includes Sam Shepard's Fool For Love with Sam Rockwell, James Earl Jones in D.L. Coburn's The Gin Game, Keira Knightley in Thérèse Raquin, Matthew Broderick in Sylvia and more.
Profile: Chilina Kennedy in Beautiful
Chilina Kennedy is extraordinary in her portrayal of Carole King in Beautiful, on Broadway, at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre.
Colin Quinn: The New York Story
Colin Quinn: The New York Story, will be returning for a second engagement this fall, from Oct. 20-Jan. 31. The show is directed by Jerry Seinfeld.
Broadway's Summertime Buzz
Taye Diggs and Rumer Willis are just some of the stars lighting up the Great White Way this August.
What to See at FringeNYC
New York’s most expansive festival of festivals, FringeNYC, returns for its 19th anniversary Aug. 14-30, with hundreds of performers playing 200+ venues.
Echoes of Etta: This Summer's Two-Night Must-See!
Echoes of Etta (A Tribute to Etta James) returns to Joe's Pub for two special performances only: July 31 and Aug. 1. Starring William Blake and trio, The Peaches.
New York Theatre's Ethnic Challenges (and Possible Renaissance)
This season, Broadway looks to expand its reach with more ethnically diverse productions including Allegiance, Hamilton, Gin Game and Sayonara.
Get Discounted Tickets to Drunk Shakespeare, My Son the Waiter
Catch two of NYC's hottest off Broadway productions this summer and save: Drunk Shakespeare and My Son the Waiter, a Jewish Tragedy.
When 'the Play's the Thing,' Some Like it Hot
The low-down on what the New York City theater scene is offering up this summer.
Amazing Grace: A Stirring New Musical
Broadway's newest musical tells the story behind the beloved, inspirational hymn Amazing Grace.
Penn & Teller: Naughty, Nice and Back on Broadway
Penn & Teller are back on Broadway for their best act to date during a special limited run July 12-August 16.
New York's Sizzling Summer Theater Scene
The Tonys may be over, but summer on Broadway sizzles with top shows including Jim Parsons in Act of God, Amazing Grace with Chuck Cooper, Penn & Teller and more.
2015 Tony Awards Recap
A recap of Broadway's biggest night, featuring the best and brightest winners of the 2015 Tony Awards.