<![CDATA[NBC New York - The Scene]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcnewyork.com/entertainment/the-scene http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York http://www.nbcnewyork.com en-us Tue, 26 May 2015 10:09:59 -0400 Tue, 26 May 2015 10:09:59 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA["Game of Thrones" Inspires "Yarnbombing"]]> Thu, 21 May 2015 18:20:39 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Daenerys-Targaryen-yarn.jpg
A "yarnbomber" in the West Village had the proper answer for the person who took down her "Game of Thrones"-inspired dragon made of yarn: Daenerys Targaryen.

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<![CDATA[Tommy Tune Surprises Cast of "It's Only a Play"]]> Wed, 20 May 2015 19:50:30 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/212*120/tommy+tune+micah+stock.JPG
For months, nine-time Tony winner Tommy Tune has merely been a reference by the coat check boy in the Broadway show "It's Only a Play" -- until this week, when Tune made an unexpected appearance during...]]>
<![CDATA[Jesse Tyler Ferguson Reuniting With “Spelling Bee” Cast]]> Wed, 20 May 2015 18:28:58 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/552837207AA00001_The_30th_A.jpg
They'll be celebrating the 10 year anniversary of the Tony-winning musical in a benefit concert at Town Hall.

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<![CDATA[NBC’s “The Wiz Live!” Holding Open Casting Call for Dorothy]]> Tue, 19 May 2015 18:16:35 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/134870884AS017_THE_WIZARD_O.jpg
NBC is looking for a newcomer to ease on down the yellow brick road in their upcoming live production of Charlie Smalls’ “The Wiz.”

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<![CDATA["SNL" Alum Ana Gasteyer Joins "A New Brain" ]]> Tue, 19 May 2015 17:38:49 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/546183527CO00019_Gigi_Broad.jpg
The Encores! Off-Center production will play New York City Center from June 24 through June 27.

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<![CDATA[NYC Home to Nation's Top 3 Burgers: Foursquare]]> Wed, 20 May 2015 08:49:11 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Gourmet-Burger-Generic.jpg
New Yorkers looking for some of the best burgers in America likely won't have to venture beyond a few subway stops, according to Foursquare's ranking.]]>
<![CDATA[Taye Diggs Is Broadway’s Next "Hedwig"]]> Mon, 18 May 2015 17:53:19 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/524043857AW049_2014_CNN_Her.jpg
The "How Stella Got Her Groove Back" star will be the sixth actor -- and first black man -- to play the role.

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<![CDATA[Review: Pulitzer Winner "The Flick"]]> Mon, 18 May 2015 15:08:02 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/FlickMain.jpg
Annie Baker's richly human study of boredom and dysfunction among an underpaid crew of movie-house workers gets a second life at the Barrow Street Theatre.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[Review: A.R. Gurney's "What I Did Last Summer"]]> Sun, 17 May 2015 21:53:30 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Summer-Main.jpg
A teenage boy takes up with the town outcast on a summer vacation at the end of the war—and now his family must confront the expectations of a society that values conformity above all else.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[New Carl’s Jr., Hardee’s Burger Includes Hot Dog, Chips]]> Fri, 15 May 2015 10:25:10 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Carl%27s-Jr.jpg
Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s are cramming a summer cookout into one burger. The upcoming menu item is made with a beef patty that is topped with a split hot dog. The meaty duo sits on a layer of Lay’s potato...]]>
<![CDATA[McDonald's to Expand All-Day Breakfast Test]]> Wed, 13 May 2015 19:54:56 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/MCDonalds-Breakfast-SanDiego.jpg
McDonald’s will reportedly expand its test of an all-day breakfast menu.]]>
<![CDATA[Stephanie Mills Will Play Auntie Em in NBC’s “The Wiz Live!”]]> Mon, 11 May 2015 12:39:55 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/81016456NB015_Victoria_Rowe.jpg
It will be a homecoming of sorts for Mills, who played Dorothy when “The Wiz” premiered on Broadway in 1975.

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<![CDATA[“Hamilton” Sweeps at Lucille Lortel Awards]]> Mon, 11 May 2015 09:27:33 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/553378667CO00046_The_30th_A.jpg
“Hamilton,” Lin-Manuel Miranda’s critically acclaimed musical about our nation’s founding father Alexander Hamilton, picked up a record-breaking ten honors out of ten nominations Sunday night at the 30th Annual...

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<![CDATA[New York City Center's 2016 Encores! Season Features Rare Sondheim Musical]]> Sun, 10 May 2015 14:09:17 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/517159235ZD013_The_New_York.jpg
"Cabin in the Sky," "1776" and "Do I Hear a Waltz?" will see new life next season.

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<![CDATA[“Flash” Star Carlos Valdes Sings in “Zorba!”]]> Fri, 08 May 2015 13:32:12 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/524892013JB005_Special_Scre.jpg
The CW star sits down with NBC New York to talk about his New York City Center Encores! show and his musical theater background.

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<![CDATA[Alfie Boe Returning to “Les Misérables” ]]> Fri, 08 May 2015 13:33:01 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/2.173376.jpg
The Tony winner will step into the role Sept. 1.

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<![CDATA[Mother's Day DIY Gift Ideas]]> Tue, 05 May 2015 16:29:32 -0400 A Pumpkin and a Princess has an easy-to-follow guide on how to make Lavender Chamomile Tea Soaps.]]> A Pumpkin and a Princess has an easy-to-follow guide on how to make Lavender Chamomile Tea Soaps.]]> http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/DIY-Lavender-Chamomile-Tea-Soap1.jpg
Your mom will appreciate these creative, easy-to-make gifts.

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<![CDATA[Fast-Food Cinco de Mayo: Free Biscuit Tacos, DIY Guac]]> Tue, 05 May 2015 07:45:44 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/biscuit-taco-bell.jpg
Free breakfast tacos and a coveted guacamole recipe could bode for a festive Cinco de Mayo.]]>
<![CDATA[Cinco de Mayo: 10 Authentic Mexican Spots Across U.S.]]> Mon, 04 May 2015 19:06:22 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/472092370_Dancers.jpg
Here are 10 spots in the US where you can celebrate Cinco de Mayo.

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<![CDATA[What's Behind the Kentucky Derby's Trademark Hats?]]> Thu, 30 Apr 2015 08:48:35 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/kd488034839.jpg
The Kentucky Derby may be the greatest two minutes in sports, but at Churchill Downs on Saturday, the competition parading in the stands could give the thoroughbreds a run for their money.

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<![CDATA["Living on Love" Sets Early Closing ]]> Tue, 28 Apr 2015 16:40:45 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/3561.jpg
“Living on Love,” the new comedy starring opera soprano Renée Fleming, will play its final performance Sunday, May 3 at the Longacre Theatre.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[Don't Skimp on Mint: How to Throw a Derby Party ]]> Wed, 29 Apr 2015 12:51:18 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/181162826_MintJulep.jpg
Can't make it to Churchill Downs for the Kentucky Derby this year? You can still join in the fun by throwing your own Derby party, with the help of hats, bourbon and a lot of mint.

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<![CDATA[30 Hollywood Actors Snubbed for 2015 Tony Nominations]]> Tue, 28 Apr 2015 12:07:37 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/JakeGyllenhaalJoanMarcus.jpg
These A-listers may have starred on the Great White Way, but they were nowhere to be found on Tony nominations day.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[2015 Tony Nominations Announced, Hollywood's Elite Snubbed ]]> Tue, 28 Apr 2015 16:53:13 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Fun_Home_4159-_Judy_Kuhn__Sydney_Lucas_-_Photo_Credit_Jenny_Anderson.jpg
"Fun Home" and "An American in Paris" lead the pack with 12 Tony nominations, including honors for Best Musical.

Photo Credit: Jenny Anderson]]>
<![CDATA[Cumming, Chenoweth to Host 2015 Tony Awards]]> Tue, 28 Apr 2015 10:28:34 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/TonyHosts2015.jpg
Two Broadway babies will lead the ceremony for Broadway's biggest night.

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<![CDATA[Did Jimmy Fallon Steal Fran Lebowitz's Apartment?]]> Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:59:30 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Fallon+Fran+Lebowitz.JPG
Fran Lebowitz confronts Jimmy Fallon about him making an offer on an apartment she really wanted and stealing her name for his baby.

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<![CDATA[How to Make a Mint Julep, Official Drink of the Kentucky Derby]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 12:08:07 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/how-to-make-mint-julep-final.jpg
The mint julep is the official drink of the Kentucky Derby. Learn how to make your own at home while you watch.]]>
<![CDATA[National Zoo Wants You to See This Panda Inseminated]]> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:28:35 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/national-zoo-460948863.jpg
The National Zoo's female giant panda, Mei Xiang, has been artificially inseminated twice in the past two days, in hopes of bringing another beyond-adorable cub into the world.

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<![CDATA[Off-Broadway Play "The Fantasticks" Offered a Lifeline]]> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 14:52:10 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/FantITW.jpg
The off-Broadway phenomenon "The Fantasticks" won't be closing next month after all — thanks to a pair of fantastic fans.

Photo Credit: Graham Dougherty ]]>
<![CDATA[Review: "Airline Highway"]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 18:30:46 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AirlineMain.jpg
A group of misfits assemble at a seedy hotel to bid farewell to an iconic burlesque performer, in a colorful character study by Lisa D'Amour.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[Review: Chita Rivera in Kander & Ebb's "The Visit"]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 18:25:27 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/TheVisitMain2.jpg
The two-time Tony winner returns to Broadway as the world's wealthiest woman, who will give the destitute people of her hometown a fortune—but there's a favor she asks in return.

Photo Credit: Thom Kaine; Joan Marcus, below]]>
<![CDATA[Eat Like The Louisville Locals Do]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:54:16 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/Screen+Shot+2015-04-22+at+2.49.06+PM.png
Chef Edward Lee gives us a tour of some authentic Kentucky Derby food and drink. We visit Wagner's Pharmacy, Muth's Candy and Milkwood Restaurant.]]>
<![CDATA[Review: Easygoing "Something Rotten!"]]> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 16:21:48 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/RottenMain.jpg
The Bottom Brothers need to write a hit play, but they're stuck in the shadow of Renaissance rock star William Shakespeare in an over-the-top comedy from the director of "The Book of Mormon."

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson Lead “The Gin Game” ]]> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 15:34:38 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/thegingame.png
The Tony winners will lead a new production of D.L. Coburn’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play this fall on Broadway.

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<![CDATA[Elisabeth Moss-Led Revival of “The Heidi Chronicles” Will Close May 3]]> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 03:52:59 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Heidi0153r.jpg
The first Broadway revival of the Wendy Wasserstein play will shutter due to low ticket sales.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus ]]>
<![CDATA[Review: "Doctor Zhivago"]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 17:45:19 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ZhivagoMain.jpg
World War I and the Russian Revolution are merely window dressing for the story of unfortunate lovers who just can't get together.

Photo Credit: Matthew Murphy]]>
<![CDATA[“Between Riverside and Crazy” Wins 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Drama]]> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 15:56:12 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/stephen+mckinley+henderson+between+riverside+and+crazy.jpg
Stephen Adly Guirgis' dark comedy about an ex-cop and recent widower struggling to hold on to his rent stabilized apartment has been awarded the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

Photo Credit: Carol Rosegg]]>
<![CDATA[Review: Renée Fleming in "Living on Love"]]> Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:32:24 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/LivingOnLoveMain.jpg
It helps to know a little about opera, but anyone will admire the spectacle of watching the great, celebrated diva in a send-up of great, celebrated divas.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[Broadway’s Helen Hayes Theatre Purchased by Second Stage]]> Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:59:09 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/83397537.jpg
Off-Broadway theater company Second Stage Theatre has purchased its first Broadway house -- The Helen Hayes Theatre.

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<![CDATA[Pulitzer Target Line Sparks Frenzy]]> Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:15:08 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/lilly+pulitzer+for+target.jpg
Lilly Pulitzer's highly anticipated Target collection debut led to disappointment for many shoppers. For many fans, the Sunday release was filled more with long lines, empty racks and website problems than...

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<![CDATA[Review: "Fun Home" Transfers Uptown]]> Sun, 19 Apr 2015 20:52:10 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/FunHomeMain.jpg
A woman learns to see her parents through grown-up eyes in the achingly painful musical adaptation of Alison Bechdel's 2006 graphic novel.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>