<![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 Sun, 05 Jul 2015 02:26:54 -0400 Sun, 05 Jul 2015 02:26:54 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[10 Things Deadheads Should Know Before Chicago Shows]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 22:39:00 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/0626-2015-GratefulDead.jpg
Ten things Deadheads should know before the band's highly-anticipated festival at Soldier Field.

Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area]]>
<![CDATA[Street Closures for Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:24:38 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/fireworks+getty.jpg
Fireworks will light up the New York City skyline Saturday night for "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular. The two-hour special, starting at 8 p.m., features a 25-minute synchronized fireworks display...

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[How to Watch the Fourth of July Fireworks Live ]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 19:15:48 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/macys-fireworks.jpg
Now you can enjoy the majesty of the "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular" from the beach, your backyard BBQ or even at your favorite East River viewing spot.

Photo Credit: NBCUniversal]]>
<![CDATA[Peas in Guacamole? Obama Weighs in on Twitter Debate ]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:15:38 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/guacamole-GettyImages-456804252.gif
President Barack Obama has a message for The New York Times: please don't pass the peas.

Photo Credit: Getty Images
This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story on our mobile site.]]>
<![CDATA["Spring Awakening" Revival Heading to Broadway]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:24:34 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/spring_awakening_production_still.jpg
Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater’s eight-time Tony-winning musical is heading back to Broadway this fall.

Photo Credit: Kevin Perry]]>
<![CDATA[“It Shoulda Been You” Splits From Broadway]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 19:17:51 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ItShouldaBeenYouClosing.jpg
The wedding comedy will take its last walk down the aisle at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre on Aug. 9.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[Local Teen Takes Top Prize at National High School Musical Theatre Awards]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:53:10 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Performance_0436.JPG
17-year-old Marla Louissaint has a lot of reasons to celebrate this summer.

Photo Credit: Henry McGee]]>
<![CDATA[Review: LuPone, Urie in "Shows for Days"]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 15:27:02 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ShowsForDaysMain.jpg
Douglas Carter Beane's remembrance of things past has some solid one-liners and monologues, but he's left Patti LuPone to work without a net.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[8 Shows Featuring Prominent LGBT Characters ]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 19:16:14 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/LGBTQBroadway.png
Just because pride weekend is past doesn’t mean the celebrations of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people on and off Broadway are over.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[Free "Broadway in Bryant Park" Schedule Set]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 11:09:24 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GYI0000575725.jpg.jpg
"Wicked," "The King and I" and "On the Town" are just a few shows participating in the 15th annual season.

Photo Credit: Scott Gries | Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Broadway Celebrates Marriage Equality Ruling ]]> Sun, 28 Jun 2015 20:11:42 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/FunHomeMarriageEquality.jpg
Among the many Americans celebrating Friday’s historic ruling by the Supreme Court to legalize gay marriage nationwide were members of the Broadway community.

Photo Credit: Bruce Glikas]]>
<![CDATA[Grammer Taking Leave from “Finding Neverland” ]]> Sun, 28 Jun 2015 20:21:46 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/558317463MF00008_2015_Tony_.jpg
Grammer, who plays Captain Hook in the new musical, will be replaced by Australian actor Anthony Warlow.

Photo Credit: Dimitrios Kambouris | Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Selfie Stick Ban Coming to Disney World, Disneyland]]> Fri, 26 Jun 2015 12:19:18 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/94889901.jpg
Don't bring your selfie stick to Disney World. Officials announced Friday that a ban takes effect Tuesday at all four Disney theme parks in Orlando as well as at Disney's water parks and Disney Quest, a...]]>
<![CDATA["Seinfeld" Fan Breaks NYC Set Replica With Kramer-Esque Spin]]> Fri, 26 Jun 2015 12:01:43 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-478171876.jpg
An eager “Seinfeld” fan re-creating Kramer’s famous entrance took down part of the door frame to the just-opened replica of Jerry’s Upper West Side apartment.
This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story on our mobile site.]]>
<![CDATA[McDonald's Tests New Pork Sandwich]]> Sat, 27 Jun 2015 20:51:38 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/happy+meal+new.jpg
McDonald’s has a new pork item on its menu. The world’s largest hamburger chain has debuted a new pulled pork sandwich in at least one Midwest market. The McDonald’s of Northern Indiana, which operates...

Photo Credit: Getty Images
This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story on our mobile site.]]>
<![CDATA[Michael C. Hall Set for David Bowie Musical ]]> Fri, 26 Jun 2015 15:16:40 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/520880319NG00009_Michael_C_.jpg
The actor will lead the cast of “Lazarus,” the new musical inspired by Walter Tevis’ 1963 novel “The Man Who Fell to Earth.”

Photo Credit: Noam Galai | Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Laurie MetCalf Joins Bruce Willis in "Misery"]]> Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:16:50 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/519719055MD017_Premiere_OF_.jpg
The three-time Emmy winner will star alongside Bruce Willis in the stage adaptation of Stephen King's 1987 thriller.

Photo Credit: Mark Davis | Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[“Smash” Creators Developing “Bombshell” for the Stage ]]> Tue, 23 Jun 2015 09:57:46 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NUP_148955_5414.jpg.jpg
The creators of "Smash" are working on a stage production of the fictional Marilyn Monroe-musical at the center of the short-lived NBC series.

Photo Credit: Patrick Randak | NBC]]>
<![CDATA[Review: Roundabout's "Significant Other"]]> Thu, 25 Jun 2015 07:56:25 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/SOMain.jpg
Gideon Glick and Lindsay Mendez star in a sweet and extremely relatable comedy about a single gay man clinging to the friendships of his youth.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[Review: Partner-Swapping Drama "The Qualms"]]> Wed, 17 Jun 2015 19:01:07 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/QualmsMain.jpg
The author of "Clybourne Park" puts an eloquent gloss on familiar questions about monogamy and free love in the New York premiere of his latest work.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[Steve Martin Pens New Broadway-Bound Musical ]]> Tue, 16 Jun 2015 19:24:31 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/557916513MG00022_43rd_AFI_L.jpg
"Bright Star" will premiere at D.C.'s "Kennedy Center prior to a Broadway opening in Spring 2016.

Photo Credit: Frazer Harrison | Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Review: Sam Waterston Unleashes a Storm in "The Tempest"]]> Tue, 16 Jun 2015 14:46:57 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/TempestMain.jpg
As Shakespeare's Prospero, the Public Theater vet is restrained and effective as he settles a score with the traitor brother who stole his dukedom.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[Annaleigh Ashford Will Lead “Sylvia”]]> Mon, 15 Jun 2015 19:48:25 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/558318233MF00034_2015_Tony_.jpg
A.R. Gurney's 1995 comedy will return to Broadway in a new revival this fall.

Photo Credit: Jemal Countess]]>
<![CDATA[“School of Rock” Casts Leads, Sets Broadway Dates]]> Fri, 12 Jun 2015 22:48:40 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Alex+Brightman+and+the+cast+of+School+of+Rock+by+Timmy+Blupe.jpg
Alex Brightman and Sierra Boggess will lead the cast of Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical adaption of the hit 2003 film.

Photo Credit: Timmy Blupe]]>
<![CDATA[Review: Rajiv Joseph's "Guards at the Taj"]]> Thu, 11 Jun 2015 18:20:41 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/TajMain.jpg
Two Imperial soldiers are forced to perform an act of violence in a challenging and graphic new play by the author of "Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo."

Photo Credit: Doug Hamilton]]>
<![CDATA[“Younger” Duo Reunites in “The Wild Party” ]]> Wed, 10 Jun 2015 16:31:06 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/84578100.jpg
Miriam Shor will reunite with her “Younger” co-star Sutton Foster in the New York City Center Encores! Off-Center’s production of Andrew Lippa’s “The Wild Party.”

Photo Credit: Stephen Lovekin]]>
<![CDATA[Judith Light Joins "Thérèsa Raquin"]]> Wed, 10 Jun 2015 16:25:31 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/558317323MF00006_2015_Tony_.jpg
Additional casting has been announced for the upcoming Roundabout's adaptation of Émile Zola’s 1867 novel.

Photo Credit: Mike Coppola]]>
<![CDATA[“Smash” Cast Reunites at “Bombshell” Concert ]]> Thu, 11 Jun 2015 09:38:14 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/IvyLynnSmashBenefitConcert.jpg
The stars and creators of NBC’s “Smash” reunited for a one-night-only benefit concert at Broadway’s Minskoff Theatre on June 8.

Photo Credit: NBC]]>
<![CDATA[Chipotle Expands Benefits, Offers Tuition Reimbursement]]> Wed, 10 Jun 2015 07:18:26 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/chipotle6.jpg
Chipotle is following in some fast food restaurants footsteps and offering expanded benefits to all their employees. These include a tuition reimbursement program, paid sick days and paid vacation days.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[“The Visit” Sets Closing Date]]> Mon, 08 Jun 2015 16:48:46 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/1The_Visit_Thom_Kaine.jpg
“The Visit,” the final new musical from celebrated songwriting team Kander and Ebb (“Chicago,” “Cabaret”), will play its final performance at Broadway’s Lyceum Theatre on Sunday, June 14.

Photo Credit: Thom Kaine]]>
<![CDATA[Dunkin' Donuts Tries Out Delivery]]> Tue, 09 Jun 2015 07:16:52 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-454515268.jpg
Dunkin' Donuts may soon be on your doorstep. The doughnut giant is testing delivery service, taking a page from rivals like Starbucks, McDonald's and Chipotle, all of which plan to test on-demand food...

Photo Credit: Getty Images for Dunkin' Donuts]]>
<![CDATA["Bombshell" on Broadway: Fictional Musical in TV Show Hits Stage for a Cause]]> Mon, 08 Jun 2015 17:03:38 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000007430159_1200x675_459943491607.jpg
Fans of the NBC TV show "Smash" are getting their wish - to finally see the "fictional musical" about Marilyn Monroe on Broadway. It's a one-time thing - but it's for a cause. News 4's Kerry Barrett reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Seinfeld "Reunion" on Stage: Alexander Surprises Larry David]]> Fri, 05 Jun 2015 15:14:59 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000007409029_1200x675_458121795967.jpg
Jason Alexander, who is going to take over the lead in "Fish in the Dark" at The Cort Theatre, makes cameo appearance in the show, and surprises Larry David.]]>
<![CDATA[NYC Is Home to Best Doughnut in America: Foursquare]]> Fri, 05 Jun 2015 09:23:21 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Dough-Doughnut-0605.jpg
The first Friday of June has come to be celebrated as National Doughnut Day, and New Yorkers looking to celebrate won't have to venture more than a few subway stops for some of the best doughnuts in the...

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Where to Find Free Doughnuts on Friday]]> Fri, 05 Jun 2015 14:19:08 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-454515268.jpg
They say there's no such thing as a free lunch. But what about dessert — or, let's be honest, breakfast? The first Friday of June has come to be celebrated as National Doughnut Day, and to commemorate it, fried...

Photo Credit: Getty Images for Dunkin' Donuts]]>
<![CDATA[Review: Spoofing Hitchcock in "39 Steps"]]> Tue, 02 Jun 2015 17:36:51 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/39StepsMain.jpg
Four actors play all the characters—and depict all the action—in a people-pleasing send-up of the suspense master's tropes.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA["Dame at Sea" Sailing to Broadway]]> Tue, 02 Jun 2015 17:30:40 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/DAMES_v2.jpg
It'll be the first Broadway production ever for the 1968 musical.]]>
<![CDATA[Mayor de Blasio Returns to "The Daily Show"]]> Tue, 02 Jun 2015 12:55:39 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/deblasiomy.jpg
Mayor de Blasio is returning to "The Daily Show."

Photo Credit: (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)]]>
<![CDATA[Brandy Extends in "Chicago"]]> Mon, 01 Jun 2015 22:57:45 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/85494861.jpg
The name on everybody's lips? Brandy!

Photo Credit: Mike Coppola | Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Couple Weds at "It Shoulda Been You"]]> Sun, 31 May 2015 15:32:51 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ItShouldaBeenYouWedding.jpg
A Connecticut couple said "I do" on stage after the Broadway musical.

Photo Credit: Monica Simoes]]>
<![CDATA["On the Town" Star Tony Yazbeck Feels "Lucky To Be Me" ]]> Fri, 29 May 2015 15:42:06 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/resevoir.jpg
Watch the Tony-nominated Tony tell New York, New York that he feels "Lucky To Be Me."

Photo Credit: On the Town
This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story on our mobile site.]]>
<![CDATA[Darren Criss to Co-Host Online Tony Red Carpet Special]]> Fri, 29 May 2015 11:20:50 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/85494883.jpg
"Glee" alum and "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" star Darren Criss will co-host the first ever red carpet live stream.

Photo Credit: Mike Coppola | Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Review: Jim Parsons in "An Act of God"]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 16:51:42 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/210*120/ActofGodMain.jpg
The "Big Bang Theory" star plays the almighty in an amusing, if inconsequential comedy by the writer behind @TheTweetofGod.

Photo Credit: Jeremy Daniel Photography]]>
<![CDATA[Merriam-Webster Adds 1,700 Words, Including "Jeggings," "NSFW"]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 06:46:25 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/27167011.jpg
The Merriam-Webster unabridged dictionary has included new words that will have some people saying “WTF.” The company announced Tuesday it has added 1,700 new terms, many of which are influenced by the internet...

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Broadway Season Breaks Records]]> Tue, 26 May 2015 18:00:32 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Kara+Lindsay+and+Caroline+Bowman+in+WICKED+photo+by+Joan+Marcus+NY0130.jpg
The 2014-2015 Broadway season proved to be the highest grossing and best attended Broadway season in history.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[Jessica Lange Bringing O’Neill Classic Back to Broadway]]> Tue, 26 May 2015 15:56:08 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/543864497JA00073_Variety_s_.jpg
The Academy and Emmy Award winner will star in the Roundabout Theater Company's revival of Eugene O’Neill’s “Long Day’s Journey Into Night.”

Photo Credit: Joe Scarnici]]>