<![CDATA[NBC New York - The Scene]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcnewyork.com/entertainment/the-scene http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York http://www.nbcnewyork.com en-us Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:55:27 -0400 Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:55:27 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[“Lady Day” Extends]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 14:59:51 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/384m.jpg
Plus “La Soiree” sets closing date and the first trailer for “Jersey Boys” is here.

Photo Credit: Evgenia Eliseeva]]>
<![CDATA[Review: "Act One" Improves in Second Act ]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:10:59 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ActOne0110r+cap.jpg
James Lapine’s adaptation of Moss Hart’s autobiography fails to pick up steam early enough to hold our attention.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[The Truth About Your Household Habits]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:31:52 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/206*120/HGTV+pic.JPG
HGTV Magazine's contributing editor Colleen Sullivan explains the truth about some common household habits.

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<![CDATA[National Eggs Benedict Day]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:25:24 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/212*120/eggs+benedict+the+smith.png
Joelle Garguilo celebrates National Eggs Benedict Day in the city with three spots going beyond the english muffin.]]>
<![CDATA[Review: Franco, O'Dowd in "Of Mice and Men"]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:40:10 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/MiceITW.jpg
Two gifted actors make memorable debuts in a brutal new staging of the American lit classic “Of Mice and Men.”

Photo Credit: Richard Phibbs]]>
<![CDATA[Style Spotlight: Distressed Denim]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:45:43 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/distressed+denim.jpg
Lucky Magazine's Hayley Phelan shows Lilliana four easy ways to try the distressed denim trend this spring.]]>
<![CDATA[Nate Berkus on "American Dream Builders"]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:15:21 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/210*120/Nate+Berkus2.JPG
Nate Berkus stops by the studio to talk about his new show "American Dream Builders."

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<![CDATA[NY Directors Debut Films at Tribeca]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:13:29 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/5+to+7+-+Still+1.jpg
There is something about New York City that brings many filmmakers to the Big Apple—whether it be the history, the buildings, or the beauty. Many directors, who set their movies in the city, feel a lot of pride...

Photo Credit: Photo by Walter Thomson]]>
<![CDATA[Review: Audra McDonald in "Lady Day"]]> Sun, 13 Apr 2014 14:20:16 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/LadyDayITW.jpg
The five-time Tony winner interprets more than a dozen classic recordings in a play that should appeal to even the casual Billie Holiday fan.

Photo Credit: Evgenia Eliseeva]]>
<![CDATA[“This Is Our Youth” To Star Cera, Culkin]]> Sun, 13 Apr 2014 11:35:53 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/168709810FB00167_The_Immigr.jpg
Plus Greta Gerwig rides “The Village Bike,” Viola Davis returns to “Intimate Apparel” and get a peek at Alan Cumming’s return to “Cabaret.”

Photo Credit: Neilson Barnard]]>
<![CDATA[Shop Guide: Greenpoint Brooklyn]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 16:39:29 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Greenpointers.jpg
Tell your cab driver to take you to Greenpoint Brooklyn, where you're sure to fall in love with the charming shops on Franklin Street.]]>
<![CDATA[$100 Grilled Cheese Makes Debut]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:40:33 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/deca+grilled+cheese.jpg
A Chicago restaurant debuted a $100 grilled cheese sandwich in honor of National Grilled Cheese Month. The “Zillion Dollar Grilled Cheese” sandwich features Spanish black iberico ham, Oregon white...

Photo Credit: Deca Restaurant + Bar]]>
<![CDATA[Eyeliner for Spring]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 06:37:39 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/204*120/spring+eyeliner+looks.png
Lilliana Vazquez meets up with Romi Soleimani from beauty.com to try three new eyeliner looks for spring.]]>
<![CDATA[Tribeca Film Fest: Family-Friendly (and Free!) Events]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:04:10 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/167677543.jpg
The words "Tribeca" and "Film Festival" may go hand-in-hand, but that doesn't mean it's exclusive to film lovers only. There's plenty of fun for the whole family at Tribeca Film Festival's free community events...

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<![CDATA[Review: Zach Braff in "Bullets"]]> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:11:45 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/BulletsITW.jpg
The sitcom star and screenwriter sticks to his guns as a proud playwright in the super new musical from perfectionist duo Susan Stroman and Woody Allen.

Photo Credit: Paul Kolnik]]>
<![CDATA[Jimmy Fallon Rocks With Stevie Nicks]]> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:30:58 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/fallon-+stevie.jpg
Introduced by Nirvana’s Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic, Stevie Nicks and Fallon – portraying Tom Petty – performed the 1981 hit, “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around.” Fallon went so far as to recreate the...

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<![CDATA[Beauty Buzz: Must-Try Buys]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 06:30:14 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/202*120/beauty+bucket+list+red+lipstick.JPG
Sophia Panych, Beauty Editor at Allure Magazine, shows us the top beauty products that you should try at least once in your lifetime.

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<![CDATA[Review: "The Realistic Joneses," with Toni Collette]]> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 08:07:31 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ToniITW.jpg
Will Eno's frustrating new comedy illustrates that we can talk about our problems until the cows come home, but our mundane lives will still be there tomorrow.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[Carole King’s “Beautiful” Surprise ]]> Sat, 05 Apr 2014 18:00:32 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/482494495.jpg
Plus some of music’s biggest stars lead a new“Jesus Christ, Superstar” tour, the Lucille Lortel nominees are announced and “The Threepenny Opera” extends.

Photo Credit: Stephen Lovekin]]>
<![CDATA[Secrets from the Wardrobe Master of Cirque du Soleil]]> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 17:01:59 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/wardrobe-secrets.jpg
News 4's Contessa Brewer takes us inside the wardrobe room of Cirque du Soleil: Amaluna with Larry Edwards, head of wardrobe. Learn the secrets of the costumes, how they wash them, and what to do about costume...]]>
<![CDATA[Choice Eats 2014]]> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 06:35:17 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/204*120/choice+eats.png
The Village Voice's annual tasting event Choice Eats features over 84 local New York City restaurants under one roof. Lauren Scala tries some new spots.]]>
<![CDATA[Review: "Raisin," Starring Denzel Washington]]> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 15:48:29 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/RaisinITW.jpg
The Oscar winner may drive ticket sales for Kenny Leon's memorable revival of "A Raisin in the Sun," but it's the turns from LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Sophie Okenedo and Anika Noni Rose that stand out.

Photo Credit: Brigitte Lacombe]]>
<![CDATA[Q&A: Cheyenne Jackson on Sobriety and “The Most Happy Fella”]]> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 13:42:46 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/cheyenne+jackson1.jpg
As the actor preps for his third trip to Encores!, he talks to us about songwriting and sobriety.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Stars Steppin' Out: Aguilera, Celebrities in Paris]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:00:28 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/485384611.jpg
Celebrities are stepping out with style and sensibility on the red carpet.

Photo Credit: Alo Ceballos/GC Images/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[The Top Restaurant in the World]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 13:44:05 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/+Grant+Achatz1.jpg
For the third year in a row, Elite Traveler awarded Chicago's Alinea the top slot in its list of the best 100 restaurant in world.

Photo Credit: Diane Bondareff/Invision/AP]]>
<![CDATA[Beware Secret Shopper Scams]]> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 06:13:02 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/176*120/baquerosecretshop.jpg
Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero has a warning about scams offering money to pose as a secret shopper.]]>
<![CDATA[Review: "Heathers" Returns as a Musical]]> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 15:44:23 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/VeronicaITW.jpg
The cult film about a gang of nasty high school girls incurs some damage in the leap from screen to stage.

Photo Credit: Chad Batka]]>
<![CDATA[City Guide: Flushing Meadows Park]]> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 13:45:50 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Corona+Park+.jpg
Flushing Meadows Corona Park is not just home to Citi Field and the U.S. Open, the largest park in Queens is also a cultural mecca. For more great finds follow Lauren @LaurenScala4NY on Twitter.]]>
<![CDATA[Ben Aaron Tries Weird Food]]> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 06:07:46 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/217*120/Food+Taco+2.JPG
Ben Aaron tries some of the weirdest meals, including the Taco Bell Waffle Taco.

Photo Credit: NY Live]]>
<![CDATA[Review: Idina Menzel in “If/Then”]]> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 06:45:35 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Idina+Menzel+in+If+Then+photo+by+Joan+Marcus+0299r.jpg
The new musical about the road not taken makes one thing clear: Menzel is a star worth rooting for.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[“Newsies” Celebrate Second Anniversary ]]> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 16:04:36 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/rsz_newsies_second_anniversary_cast_photo_by_greg_josken.jpg
Plus, “A Second Chance” opens at The Public, Patti Murin gets a new show and you can watch Kelli O’Hara cook you Italian food.

Photo Credit: Greg Josken]]>
<![CDATA[Thursday Matinees For "Cinderella," "Mamma Mia!" and "Phantom"]]> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 22:25:11 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/1339.jpg
Three of Broadway's musical hits add new performance times for spring.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[Chicago Restauranter Pushes for Hot Dog Emoji]]> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 10:19:52 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/hot+dog+emoji.jpg
A manager at a local hot dog restaurant has started a national campaign for the hot dog emoji, and it's attracted some famous followers.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Stewart & McKellen: Broadway's Best Bromance]]> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 00:58:40 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/mckellen-stewart-pic-from-twtiter.jpg
The duo play their final performances in "No Man's Land" and "Waiting for Godot" this week, but their friendship will live on forever. Their Twitter feed documents all the fun they've been having during...]]>
<![CDATA[PHOTOS: Gorilla Holds, Nurses Baby for First Time]]> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 16:10:16 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Imani+and+baby+gorilla_large.jpg
A reunion that is almost too cute to bear: The San Diego Zoo Safari Park’s newest gorilla mom Imani got to hold her baby for the first time Monday morning.

Photo Credit: San Diego Zoo Safari Park]]>
<![CDATA[On Trend: Bright Colors For Spring]]> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 06:22:58 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/spring+fashion.jpeg
Get rid of the black and gray when dressing for the season - Spring is all about bright colors.]]>
<![CDATA[Review: Tyne Daly, in "Mothers & Sons" ]]> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 14:19:53 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/TyneMSITW.jpg
Terrence McNally glances over his shoulder and then looks straight ahead in his 20th Broadway play, which features Broadway's first legally married gay couple.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[Review: "Les Miz" Storms the Imperial ]]> Sun, 23 Mar 2014 20:05:54 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/MizITW.jpg
There's no more turntable, but this is the same musical about salvation, romance and rebellion you already love—with a memorable Broadway debut by Ramin Karimloo.

Photo Credit: Matthew Murphy]]>
<![CDATA["Phantom" Casts Its First Black Lead]]> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 17:32:08 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/rsz_466757871.jpg
Plus Fantasia returns to “After Midnight,” the new Rockettes show gets moved to 2015 and calling all Joneses - “The Realistic Joneses” wants you!

Photo Credit: Andrew H. Walker]]>
<![CDATA[Michelle Obama Style Guide]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:17:01 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/m110.jpg
The first lady proves she's first in fashion.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Ben Aaron's Take on Spring Cleaning]]> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 10:11:25 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/office+spring+cleaning.jpg
Ben Aaron prepares for the warm weather by doing some spring cleaning in the office.]]>
<![CDATA[Review: A Magical Ride In “Aladdin”]]> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 18:13:16 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/James_Monroe_Iglehart_Photo_by_Cylla_von_Tiedemann.jpg
Disney’s latest film-to-stage transfer is a whole new world of bright, bold musical comedy.

Photo Credit: Cylla von Tiedemann]]>
<![CDATA[Lilliana Loves...New Picks for Spring]]> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 06:21:41 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/191*120/lilliana+loves.jpg
Lilliana shares some of her favorite new accessories, beauty and style picks for spring.]]>
<![CDATA[Rolling Out Ravioli]]> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 06:22:22 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/raviolo.jpg
For National Ravioli Day, Lauren Scala heads to her hometown of Mineola to visit a ravioli institution - and make these delicious Italian eats.]]>
<![CDATA[Ben Aaron's Take on Sexy Over 50]]> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 06:21:45 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/sexy+over+50.jpg
Ben Aaron looks at celebrities who are defying their age and looking sexier than ever.]]>
<![CDATA[World's Top Beach Destinations]]> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 09:14:51 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Baia+do+Sancho+.jpg
As the warm weather approaches, take a look at the world's best beaches, according to TripAdvisor. The top beaches were chosen based on millions of traveler reviews and opinions.

Photo Credit: Getty Images/Robert Harding Worl]]>
<![CDATA[St. Patrick's Day Parade Marches Through New York]]> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 14:39:21 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/edt-479273717_10.jpg
The city celebrated St. Patrick's Day with a parade that draws more than 1 million spectators and thousands of participants along Fifth Avenue.

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