<![CDATA[NBC New York - The Scene]]> Copyright 2016 http://www.nbcnewyork.com/entertainment/the-scene http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York http://www.nbcnewyork.com en-us Mon, 02 May 2016 23:18:47 -0400 Mon, 02 May 2016 23:18:47 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Barbie Unveils Misty Copeland Doll]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 17:41:18 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/MistyCopelandBarbie_3_361778.jpg
Misty Copeland, the first black female principal dancer for the American Ballet Theatre, now has her very own Barbie doll. The doll is a part of the Barbie "Sheroes" program, which creates dolls in the likeness...

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<![CDATA[How to Throw a Kentucky Derby Party]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 11:05:01 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-471857186.jpg
Year after year, there is a flurry of excitement leading up to the Kentucky Derby, with an endless series of parties and celebrations. It is the one American race that inspires the spectacle and pageantry of...

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<![CDATA[Review: Gillian Anderson as Blanche DuBois in Stylized 'Streetcar']]> Sun, 01 May 2016 18:24:08 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/StreetcarMain.jpg
Modernized Tennessee Williams drama, on a turntable set, immerses audiences in the action. Gillian Anderson as we've never seen her before.

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<![CDATA[Review: 'Dear Evan Hansen' Hits Letter-Perfect Notes]]> Sun, 01 May 2016 18:19:57 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/EvanHansenMain.jpg
A teen seizes upon the suicide of a classmate as a means of feeling connected to the world. Still-keen teen observer Michael Greif draws a textured performance from sympathetic lead Ben Platt ("Pitch Perfect").

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<![CDATA[‘Shuffle Along’ Deemed New Musical]]> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 15:49:02 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/194*120/McDonald+0773.jpg
The Tony Awards Administration Committee met April 29 to determine final eligibility rulings for the 2016 Tony Awards.

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<![CDATA[Review: Top Talent Returns 'Shuffle Along' to the Spotlight]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 22:48:57 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ShuffleMain.jpg
A new story about the making of the groundbreaking 1921 musical is moving, in fits and starts. Savion Glover choreographs, and George C. Wolfe assembles an enviable cast—including Audra!

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<![CDATA[Review: Lange, Byrne in First-Rate 'Journey']]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 18:49:39 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/JourneyMain.jpg
The Tyrone family excels at denial, but hard truths loom like incoming fog in an elegant and traditional staging of O'Neill's classic. Jessica Lange, in particular, loses herself in Mary Tyrone in a way...

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<![CDATA[Watch Stevie Nicks Surprise Audience at 'School of Rock']]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 16:12:36 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-524745318.jpg
The show's young rock band backed the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer for a performance of "Rhiannon."

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<![CDATA[Review: Sweet-Tempered 'Tuck Everlasting']]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 22:57:45 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/TuckMain.jpg
Winnie Foster discovers the magical secret of the Tuck family and embarks on an adventure that changes her life. A showy, sometimes-sophisticated take on a childhood favorite.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[Review: Ferguson Strays Off the Reservation in Riotous 'Fully Committed']]> Mon, 25 Apr 2016 15:12:33 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/FullyCommittedMain.jpg
The star of TV's "Modern Family" returns to Broadway, playing some 40 characters in the delectable one-man comedy "Fully Committed." Have no reservations—Ferguson's in top form.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[Review: Jessie Mueller in Sweet as Pie 'Waitress']]> Sun, 24 Apr 2016 20:45:50 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WaitressMain.jpg
Jessie Mueller's Jenna is an expert pie-maker dreaming her way out of a loveless marriage, in a musical based on Adrienne Shelly's 2007 film. Songs are by first-time composer-lyricist Sara Bareilles. You'll want

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[Cracker Jack Replacing Toy Prize With Digital Codes for Mobile Games]]> Fri, 22 Apr 2016 15:02:24 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Cracker+Jacks+Prize.jpg
It's the end of era. The iconic prize found in a bag of Cracker Jacks will be replaced with stickers containing digital codes for mobile games, the company announced Thursday. Cracker Jack, which is owned...

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<![CDATA[Review: 'American Psycho' Loses Something in the Execution]]> Thu, 21 Apr 2016 20:03:45 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/PsychoMain.jpg
Benjamin Walker has rage and soullessness as the maybe-murderous banker created by Bret Easton Ellis. But Duncan Sheik's overwrought techno score and a workaday book adaptation have stripped any real feelings of...

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<![CDATA[‘Matilda’ Saying Goodbye to Broadway]]> Fri, 15 Apr 2016 17:22:15 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/MatildaClosing.jpg
The musical based on the beloved Roald Dahl story will close this January.

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<![CDATA[Review: Frank Langella in 'The Father']]> Thu, 14 Apr 2016 17:04:18 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/TheFatherMain.jpg
The three-time Tony winner brings trademark versatility to a dementia-themed drama by French playwright Florian Zeller. A rare glimpse of what mental deterioration must be like, from a patient's view.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[Big Changes Ahead for 'Hamilton' Lotto]]> Wed, 06 Apr 2016 10:14:17 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/HamiltonLotto.jpg
The $10 ticket lottery to Broadway's smash hit "Hamilton" is returning to the Richard Rodgers Theatre — for one day a week.

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<![CDATA[Manhattan, Chicago Are Priciest Places to Wed: Survey]]> Thu, 07 Apr 2016 07:10:36 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/wedding-dress.jpg
Manhattan and Chicago are the two most expensive places to get married in the United States, but the affair will likely cost a pretty penny no matter the location, according to a new survey.

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<![CDATA[Diane Lane Revisiting ‘Cherry Orchard’]]> Tue, 05 Apr 2016 15:44:05 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-516740680.jpg
Oscar nominee Diane Lane made her Broadway debut as a child actress, in the 1977 production of Anton Chekhov’s “The Cherry Orchard.” Now, the “Unfaithful” and "Batman v Superman: Dan of Justice" star will...

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<![CDATA[Review: This 'Crucible' Has an Otherworldly Edge]]> Thu, 31 Mar 2016 20:06:30 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/CrucibleMain.jpg
Belgian director Ivo van Hove continues his busy season with a surprisingly pliant interpretation of Arthur Miller's 1953 tale of the Salem witch trials. Outstanding performances, but without the snowballing...

Photo Credit: Jan Versweyveld]]>
<![CDATA[‘Falsettos’ Returns with A-List Broadway Cast]]> Thu, 31 Mar 2016 16:51:03 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/212*120/FalsettosCast.png
Christian Borle, Andrew Rannells and Stephanie J. Block will lead the revival.

Photo Credit: Dimitrios Kambouris | Ilya S. Savenok | Dimitrios Kambouris]]>
<![CDATA[Burger King Releases 'Angriest Whopper' Yet]]> Fri, 01 Apr 2016 21:44:15 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Angriest+Whopper.jpg
How hot can you handle?

Burger King diners can now test their limits with the launch of the company's Angriest Whopper which has hot sauced baked right into the red colored bun.

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<![CDATA[Sean Hayes Bringing 'An Act of God' Back]]> Wed, 30 Mar 2016 11:55:13 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Sean+Hayes+as+God+in+An+Act+of+God.jpg
The 90-minute comedy will return to Broadway this spring, for a 14-week limited engagement.

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<![CDATA[Nathan Lane, John Slattery Lead Starry ‘Front Page’ Revival ]]> Tue, 29 Mar 2016 17:53:28 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/LaneSlattery.jpg
John Goodman, Rosemary Harris, Jefferson Mays and Sherie Rene Scott will also star.

Photo Credit: Theo Wargo | Monica Schipper]]>
<![CDATA['Hamilton' Shake-up: Rory O'Malley to Replace Jonathan Groff ]]> Mon, 28 Mar 2016 17:14:28 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-467564958.jpg
Groff's reign as King George will come to an end April 9.

Photo Credit: Frazer Harrison]]>
<![CDATA[Review: Steve Martin, Edie Brickell Hitch Wagons to 'Bright Star']]> Thu, 24 Mar 2016 15:33:56 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/BrightStarMain.jpg
The banjo-playing author and actor collaborates with the celestial "What I Am" singer on a love story set across two decades in the American South. Twangy and sentimental, with a sweeping score, but modest...

Photo Credit: Nick Stokes]]>
<![CDATA['Hamilton' Seeks New Talent With Open Auditions ]]> Thu, 24 Mar 2016 15:53:07 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/SchuylerSisters.jpg
You could have a shot at starring in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s blockbuster musical.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA['Married on the Move': Couple Weds on NBC's 'Today']]> Thu, 24 Mar 2016 12:21:47 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/Screen-Shot-2016-03-24-at-11.56.30-AM1.jpg
One lucky couple got "married on the move" in front of NBC's "Today" show's audience Thursday morning. The "big fat" wedding celebration was in honor of the March release of Universal Picture's "My Big Fat Greek...
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<![CDATA[‘Chicago’ Preps 20th Anniversary]]> Tue, 22 Mar 2016 19:33:03 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Chi-20th_Shot_10_078-Press.jpg
The award-winning musical will celebrate with a series of events and initiatives.

Photo Credit: Max Vadukul]]>
<![CDATA[Review: Stars Chase the Easy Money in 'Dry Powder']]> Tue, 22 Mar 2016 19:12:26 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/DryPowderMain.jpg
Hank Azaria is the founder of a private equity firm under fire for its own excesses. Claire Danes and John Krasinski are his warring partners in an engaging world premiere that treads ever-relevant territory...

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[‘Curious Incident’ to Close in September]]> Tue, 22 Mar 2016 10:52:33 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/CuriousIncidentClosing.jpg
"The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” which won five 2015 Tony awards including Best Play, will host a final performance at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre on Sept. 4.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[TV’s ‘The Passion’ Misses the Mark ]]> Mon, 21 Mar 2016 19:28:46 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-516743838.jpg
The scattered original musical special, starring Trisha Yearwood, Seal, Tyler Perry and more, aired Sunday live from New Orleans.

Photo Credit: Kevin Winter]]>
<![CDATA[The Best Easter Chocolate, as Decided by a Toddler]]> Wed, 23 Mar 2016 08:30:41 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/nbc-news-easter-candy-taste-test.jpg
What's the best Easter chocolate? NBC News asked a 3-year-old who hasn't been allowed to eat that much candy. For their test, consumer reporter Ben Popken and his son Milo came up with an exacting scientific...

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<![CDATA['School of Rock' Kid Performers Balance Real School, Broadway]]> Fri, 18 Mar 2016 20:28:41 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/school+of+rock+kids.jpg
The cast of pint-sized performers in "School of Rock: The Musical" on Broadway have quite a task: they perform six nights a week, with two shows on matinee days. So how do these young people of the School...]]>
<![CDATA[Transgender Documentary 'Southern Comfort' Reborn in New Musical ]]> Fri, 18 Mar 2016 17:08:33 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/SouthernComfort0025rR.jpg
Kate Davis’s 2001 award-winning documentary becomes a touching musical at The Public Theater.

Photo Credit: Carol Rosegg]]>
<![CDATA[Ice Cream is the Latest Free Spring Treat]]> Tue, 12 Apr 2016 13:54:37 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/469718494-ben-jerrys-free-cone-day.jpg
What better way to celebrate the start of spring than with a sweet treat? Ben & Jerry's is the latest company to offer up some free goodies with its annual Free Cone Day, set for Tuesday. Dairy Queen,...

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<![CDATA[Review: Sweet 'She Loves Me,' at Studio 54]]> Thu, 17 Mar 2016 15:23:53 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/SheLovesMeMain.jpg
Two parfurmerie clerks bump heads on the job, unaware that they're anonymous romantic pen pals. A vibrant and transporting revival of the 1963 Bock-Harnick rom-com.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[Willy Wonka's 'Chocolate Factory' Opening Its Doors to Broadway]]> Thu, 17 Mar 2016 15:36:16 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/CHARLIE_Bwy+logo.jpg
Get your golden tickets! Roald Dahl's classic story is coming to the Great White Way in a new musical.

Photo Credit: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: Chicago River Dyed Green]]> Thu, 17 Mar 2016 13:45:33 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ezgif-1083319463.gif
For more than 40 years, the Chicago Journeymen Plumbers have dyed the Chicago River green to kick off the city's St. Patrick’s Day Parade celebration. The union began dumping dye into the river at 9 a.m.
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<![CDATA[St. Patrick's Day Recipes to Add Irish Flavor]]> Thu, 17 Mar 2016 07:40:04 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/stpattysfoodtoday-food-al-roker-150313-04.jpg
Celebrating St. Patrick's is the perfect excuse to throw an Irish-themed party.These food and drink recipes will help you add some authentic and modern flavor to your St. Patrick's Day festivities.

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<![CDATA['Wicked' Breaks Broadway Box Office Records]]> Tue, 15 Mar 2016 22:36:25 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Rachel+Tucker+and+Kara+Lindsay+in+WICKED+photo+by+Joan+Marcus+2015+copy.jpg
The musical about the untold story of the witches of Oz has become the fastest musical to ever earn over $1 billion at the Broadway box office.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[Shamrock's Good Luck: St. Patrick's Day Quiz]]> Mon, 14 Mar 2016 14:44:56 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_835044505278-st-patricks-day-lede.gif
March 17 is St. Patrick's Day and each year millions celebrate by dressing in green, hanging shamrock decorations and downing a few pints of beer at a local Irish pub. More than a cause for good cheer,

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<![CDATA['Hamilton' Cast Performs at White House]]> Mon, 14 Mar 2016 18:27:28 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/515583464-michelle-obama-white-house-hamilton-cast.jpg
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama welcomed playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda and the Broadway cast of “Hamilton” to the White House Monday for a workshop and special performance of selections from...

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<![CDATA[St. Patrick's Day by the Numbers]]> Thu, 17 Mar 2016 07:35:28 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/stp-GettyImages-163880461.jpg
On March 17, millions of people across the United States, Irish or not, will revel in the celebration of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. Here are some numbers that look at the history, the money,...

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