<![CDATA[NBC New York - The Scene]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcnewyork.com/entertainment/the-scene http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York http://www.nbcnewyork.comen-usThu, 30 Jun 2016 09:03:52 -0400Thu, 30 Jun 2016 09:03:52 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Annual 'Broadway in Bryant Park' Summer Series Set]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 08:42:42 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WaitressJoanMarcus.jpg
'Waitress,' 'Wicked' and more will perform as part of the popular free outdoor concert series.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus ]]>
<![CDATA[Where to Catch the Fireworks Across the Tri-State]]> Mon, 27 Jun 2016 17:18:22 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/fireworks+watch.jpg
If you're looking for the best place to watch fireworks this year, you won't run out of options.

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<![CDATA[‘It’s Thundering’: Most Unique July 4th Fireworks View]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 20:34:20 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/weehawken.jpg
As crowds pack the banks of the East River Monday for the Macy’s Fourth of July fireworks display, a small group of trained professionals will be just feet from mortars as fireworks launch out of them and...

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<![CDATA[Kitten Escapes Pet Store Cage to Play With Puppy]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 12:38:56 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/puppy-kitten-GettyImages-71919537.jpg
A cuddly kitten escaped its enclosure at a pet shop in Taiwan and leaped into the neighboring booth of an equally cute little puppy.

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<![CDATA[Subway Musical 'In Transit' to Emerge on Broadway This Fall]]> Mon, 27 Jun 2016 12:02:36 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/kathleen+marshall.jpg
"In Transit," a long-gestating, a cappella romantic comedy set in the New York City subway, has found the express train to Broadway.

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<![CDATA[Little Girl Scares Off Elephant in Viral Video]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:41:24 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/elephant-generic.jpg
A little girl in a sleeveless yellow top took on a giant elephant, appearing to control the behemoth with one small hand on a Sri Lankan street, according to viral video making the rounds on social media.
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<![CDATA['Shuffle Along' Surprises with Closing Notice]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2016 22:03:56 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/194*120/McDonald+0773.jpg
The acclaimed musical will leave Broadway this July.

Photo Credit: Julieta Cervantes]]>
<![CDATA['An American in Paris' Says Au Revoir]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2016 20:49:14 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AmericanParisClosing.jpg
The new Gershwin stage musical will play its final performance on January 1, 2017.

Photo Credit: Angela Sterling ]]>
<![CDATA[Kanye West, The Weeknd Headline New Music Fest in Queens]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2016 13:54:01 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/GettyImages-521487658.jpg
Kanye West, The Weeknd, Chance the Rapper and Kygo will be headlining a new music festival in Queens this fall.  The inaugual Meadows Music and Arts Festival will be held Oct.]]>
<![CDATA[NYC Pride March and Festival Street Closures]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 09:23:32 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/cms646.jpg
The 2016 LGBT Heritage of Pride March and Festival is on Sunday. Here are the street closures you can expect from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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<![CDATA['Fun Home' Leaving Broadway in September]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2016 20:45:51 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/FunHomeClosing.jpg
The 2015 Tony-winning best musical will close after a history-making 18-month run.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[Obama Ribs Jeter for Being 'Old' in Retirement Interview]]> Tue, 21 Jun 2016 17:22:00 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/obama+jeter+interview.jpg
Former Yankees captain Derek Jeter interviewed President Obama for The Players Tribune, offering him some retirement tips as the president quipped about the star shortstop hanging up his cleats on the wrong side...

Photo Credit: The Players Tribune]]>
<![CDATA[Top Baby Names of 2016 (So Far)]]> Tue, 21 Jun 2016 11:16:19 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/babies3.jpg
The year of 2016 may be a year of change for the most favored baby names, at least according to new data from newborns named in the first six months.

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<![CDATA[Taco Bell Giving Away Free Tacos Tuesday]]> Mon, 20 Jun 2016 15:44:09 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/1779076_10154087090319697_2553296908979305782_n.jpg
Although the Cleveland Cavaliers won the series, you can thank the Golden State Warriors for being able to score a free taco on Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Meet Broadway's New Hamilton ]]> Mon, 20 Jun 2016 11:01:31 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-483201942.jpg
The 40-year-old actor will take over the role of Alexander Hamilton on July 11.

Photo Credit: Neilson Barnard]]>
<![CDATA[INFOGRAPHIC: Doting on Dad, Father’s Day 2016]]> Thu, 16 Jun 2016 15:33:09 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-93909607-edited.jpg
On the third Sunday in June, many Americans will take some time out of their day to honor the nation's 70 million dads. Here are some statistics on how people plan to dote on dad this year.

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<![CDATA[De Niro Makes Broadway Debut With 'A Bronx Tale' This Fall]]> Wed, 15 Jun 2016 17:07:35 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-538200630.jpg
Robert De Niro's 1993 film will jump from the big screen to the big stage, in a production co-directed by De Niro himself.

Photo Credit: Kevin Winter]]>
<![CDATA['Late Night': Look at the Orlando Shooting]]> Tue, 14 Jun 2016 02:51:55 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/nbc_myr_hlt_s3e122_382_closerlook_20160610_1200x675_705061443828.jpg
Host Seth Meyers processes the Orlando shooting over the weekend. He looks at the tremendous amount of support that came out of the violence. Meyers turns to consider the ease with which the shooting suspect...]]>
<![CDATA[Review: Janet McTeer, Cush Jumbo Lead "Shrew" in Central Park]]> Mon, 13 Jun 2016 20:05:40 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ShrewMain.jpg
The first production of The Public's summer Shakespeare season, directed by a veteran of all-female stagings, throws into relief the silly ways men behave.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[Performers of Color Make History at Tony Awards]]> Mon, 13 Jun 2016 01:02:10 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-539766304.jpg
It's the first time in the show's 70-year history the four major musical acting honors were awarded to people of color.

Photo Credit: Dimitrios Kambouris]]>
<![CDATA[Father's Day Gifts That Keep on Giving]]> Sat, 18 Jun 2016 13:56:18 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/nicelynoted-fathersday-final.jpg
There are more subscription services that bring meals and products right to your door than ever before. Here are a few gift ideas that keep on giving long after Father's Day.]]>
<![CDATA[Review: Matthew Broderick in Irish Rep's Eerie 'City']]> Thu, 09 Jun 2016 15:20:34 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ShiningCityMain.jpg
The two-time Tony winner is a man struggling with grief, in the first production at the company's renovated Chelsea home. Distinctly Gaelic ghostliness.

Photo Credit: Carol Rosegg]]>
<![CDATA['Hamilton' Raises Ticket Prices to $849 to Stop Scalpers]]> Thu, 09 Jun 2016 11:07:40 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/207*120/HamiltonMain.jpg
The show is also increasing the number of seats available in its popular online lottery.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[Laura Linney, Cynthia Nixon to Lead 'Little Foxes' Revival ]]> Tue, 07 Jun 2016 19:23:14 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/LinneyNixon.png
The actresses will alternate the lead roles in repertory, appearing opposite each other at each performance.

Photo Credit: Dimitrious Kambouris / Theo Wargo]]>
<![CDATA[Review: Hayes, in Divine Comedy 'An Act of God']]> Mon, 06 Jun 2016 22:28:18 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GodHayesMain.jpg
Our creator is back for a second summer, this time with the "Will & Grace" co-star overseeing the universe. Hayes, alternately wicked and charming, is a God with some gravitas.

Photo Credit: Jim Cox]]>
<![CDATA['The King and I' Will Have Its Last Dance on Broadway]]> Mon, 06 Jun 2016 13:01:16 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/KingAndIMazzie.jpg
Lincoln Center's Tony-winning revival will have played nearly 500 performances.

Photo Credit: Paul Kolnik]]>
<![CDATA[Inside Muhammad Ali's Former NJ Villa]]> Sat, 04 Jun 2016 13:38:48 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/215*120/aliauction01+%282%29.jpg
Boxing legend Muhammad Ali lived in Cherry Hill, New Jersey for several years and had a home built. NBC10 got a look at the property. Photos by Sarah J. Glover

Photo Credit: Sarah Glover]]>
<![CDATA[National Geographic, Hawkeye Huey]]> Thu, 02 Jun 2016 13:40:28 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Hawkeye+Huey.png
Hawkeye Huey, who is still in kindergarten, received his first camera on a trip with his father, National Geographic photographer Aaron Huey. The Instamatic camera launched Hawkeye's career as a photographer...
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<![CDATA[Where to Find Free Doughnuts on Friday]]> Fri, 03 Jun 2016 08:24:34 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-200539256-001.jpg
National Doughnut Day is on Friday, June 3, which means there are plenty of free doughnuts to be had. But the day, also known as National Donut Day, isn't just about stuffing your face with the tasty

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<![CDATA[Free 'Stars in the Alley' Outdoor Concert Set for Friday]]> Fri, 03 Jun 2016 12:45:30 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-474882148.jpg
The annual event features musical performances and appearances from over 30 Broadway shows.

Photo Credit: Mike Coppola]]>
<![CDATA[Top 10 Best Beaches for 2016]]> Fri, 03 Jun 2016 08:42:07 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_234941245609.jpg
Florida International University professor Stephen Leatherman, also known as Dr. Beach, uses about 50 criteria to assess and rank beaches across the country. Here are the top 10 best beaches in the United States...

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<![CDATA[Tour Famous 'Bond' Lair, Back on Market for $8M]]> Wed, 01 Jun 2016 09:07:50 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/Elrod+Aerial+3.jpg


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<![CDATA[Broadway Cuts 'American Psycho' ]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 02:29:49 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/BenWalkerAmericanPsychoMusical.jpg
The musical adaptation of Bret Easton Ellis's classic novel will close on June 5.

Photo Credit: Jeremy Daniel]]>
<![CDATA[Singer Leona Lewis to Play Grizabella in 'Cats']]> Thu, 26 May 2016 23:58:50 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-505145836.jpg
"Bleeding Love" singer Leona Lewis will make her Broadway debut in the revival.

Photo Credit: Ethan Miller]]>
<![CDATA['Dear Evan Hansen' Transferring to Broadway]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 00:39:08 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/EvanHansenBroadway.jpg
The acclaimed new original musical is heading for the big stage.

Photo Credit: Matthew Murphy]]>
<![CDATA['Spring Awakening' Crowd-Funding Its Tony Award Performance]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 21:43:57 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/SpringMain.jpg
The now-closed revival has launched a Kickstarter to make it to Broadway's biggest night.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[Review: Cirque du Soleil's Formulaic 'Paramour']]> Wed, 25 May 2016 17:14:38 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ParamourMain.jpg
The company's first original production for Broadway combines a familiar love triangle set-up with a series of eye-popping athletic sequences.

Photo Credit: Richard Termine]]>
<![CDATA['Tuck' Won't Be Everlasting]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 01:20:44 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/TuckMain.jpg
The new musical based on Natalie Babbitt's beloved novel of the same name will play its final performance this Sunday.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus ]]>
<![CDATA[Review: Nick Payne's Mechanical 'Incognito']]> Tue, 24 May 2016 22:00:50 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/IncognitoMain.jpg
Even with a cameo by Albert Einstein's pickled hippocampus, the writer's latest American premiere—a drama about memory and identity—is missing a sense of wonder.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>