<![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 Tue, 09 Feb 2016 23:45:44 -0500 Tue, 09 Feb 2016 23:45:44 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Review: World Premiere of Shanley's "Prodigal Son"]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 20:03:18 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ProdigalSonMain.jpg
The author of "Moonstruck" and "Doubt" recounts his time at a New Hampshire Private School. Charismatic lead Timothée Chalamet gives a super performance in a play that doesn't break any new ground.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA['Frozen' Musical Headed to Broadway]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 22:50:27 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/AP_6021218434141.jpg
Rejoice “Frozen” fans. Disney is bringing its hit, Oscar-winning animated film to the Great White Way, with a Broadway bow for Anna and Elsa aiming for the spring of 2018.

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<![CDATA[Ken Watanabe Diagnosed with Stomach Cancer]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 16:23:25 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-471541824.jpg
Treatment will cause the Oscar nominee to delay his return to the Tony-winning revival of "The King and I."

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<![CDATA[Review: "The Woodsman" Has Heart to Spare]]> Mon, 08 Feb 2016 17:07:07 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WoodsmanMain.jpg
Oz comes to life once more, as a lonely boy falls for the slave of a powerful witch in a gorgeous play utilizing traditional Japanese puppetry and original song.

Photo Credit: Matthew Murphy]]>
<![CDATA[McDonald's Salad Fat vs. Big Mac]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 13:40:34 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/McDonalds2.png
McDonald’s has put a lot of marketing dollars behind revamping their image to become a “healthy” fast food option, but one of their newest “simple” and “fresh” options for clean-eaters will do more caloric...

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<![CDATA[Snoop Dogg, Super Bowl Reporter]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 12:13:15 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/snoop5.jpg
Rapper Snoop Dogg turned into a Super Bowl 50 “reporter” during the Broncos and Panthers press conference in Santa Clara Thursday, chatting up Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning and telling Panthers linebacker...

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<![CDATA[Subway's $5 Footlong Now Costs $6]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 07:12:36 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-493636850.jpg
So long to the catchy “$5 footlong” jingle, because Subway's iconic deal just got a dollar more expensive. Customers will now have to shell out $6 for "ALL of your favorite classic footlongs," the restaurant...

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<![CDATA[Cat Gets Head Stuck in Vase, Becomes Internet Sensation]]> Wed, 03 Feb 2016 17:53:39 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/93528537.jpg
A Reddit user this week posted a photo of a cat looking like an Egyptian goddess, but the shiny collar in the photo was not supposed to be around the cat's neck. The cat, which is doing fine, got the accessory...

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<![CDATA['Hamilton' Cast Will Perform at Grammy Awards]]> Wed, 03 Feb 2016 11:30:04 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Hamilton1517rR.jpg
For those who haven’t yet had a chance to see Lin-Manuel Miranda’s sold-out musical “Hamilton,” you’ll finally get a glimpse when the cast of the hip-hip historical performs on “The Grammy Awards,” which airs on...

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<![CDATA[Mary Louise Parker Going Back to Broadway]]> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 15:04:36 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/3657.jpg
"Weeds" star Mary-Louise Parker will be heading back to Broadway this fall as her critically acclaimed two-man show transfers to the Great White Way.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[James Corden to Host the 2016 Tony Awards]]> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 11:28:12 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-146146071.jpg
The actor and comedian has an extensive theater background, having won the 2012 Tony Award for best actor in a play for his turn in “One Man, Two Guvnors.” He made his Broadway debut in 2006’s “The History Boys”...

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<![CDATA['Grease: Live' Raises the Bar on Live TV Musicals ]]> Mon, 01 Feb 2016 11:38:09 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/IMG_1494_hires1.jpg
An energetic production celebrates the best elements of live theater.

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<![CDATA[Review: Inhibitions (and Clothes) Fall Away in "Paradise"]]> Sun, 31 Jan 2016 18:12:07 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/ParadiseMain.jpg
The troupe behind "Then She Fell" is back with a bigger, more erotic new show. "The Grand Paradise" is like being on a Tinder date, with Rupert Holmes providing the background music—don't you like piña...

Photo Credit: Third Rail Projects]]>
<![CDATA[Shakespeare in the Park’s 2016 Season Set]]> Thu, 28 Jan 2016 18:10:50 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-465810646.jpg
"The Good Wife" star Cush Jumbo will lead an all-female "Taming of the Shrew" in The Public's annual free Shakespeare series.

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<![CDATA[ Sandy Duncan Finds "Neverland"]]> Thu, 28 Jan 2016 17:30:30 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-83616511.jpg
Almost 37 years after playing Peter Pan, the Tony nominee joins "Finding Neverland."

Photo Credit: Charley Gallay]]>
<![CDATA[Trade Old Baby Items for Discounts at Toys 'R' Us]]> Thu, 28 Jan 2016 09:13:01 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/062411+toys+r+us+generic+store.jpg
Those looking for an excuse to rid their homes of old and unsafe baby items now stand to benefit from cleaning out their closets through the annual Toys "R" Us Great Trade-In event.

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<![CDATA[Teens Too Tall for Costumes?]]> Thu, 28 Jan 2016 10:00:05 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Too-Tall-for-Costumes-Disney.jpg
Two San Diego County teens were left disappointed after being turned away from a "Frozen" Disney on Ice show at Valley View Casino for an unlikely and seemingly bizarre reason: they were too tall to be...]]>
<![CDATA[Cate Blanchett Set to Make Broadway Debut]]> Thu, 28 Jan 2016 11:18:11 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-497588624.jpg
The Oscar winner will make the jump from the big screen to the big stage, in an adaptation of Anton Chekhov's first play.

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<![CDATA['SpongeBob Musical' to Feature New Bowie Song]]> Tue, 26 Jan 2016 13:01:24 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/SPONGEBOBkeyart.jpg
Bowie and a handful of the biggest names in music wrote original songs for SpongeBob Squarepants’ first stage musical.

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<![CDATA[BroadwayCon Attracts Nearly 6,000 Theater Fans]]> Mon, 25 Jan 2016 17:46:57 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-506449006.jpg
While Broadway matinee and evening performances were cancelled this weekend in the wake of the historic blizzard, BroadwayCon went on.

Photo Credit: Eugene Gologursky]]>
<![CDATA[BroadwayCon Brings Stars and Fans Together]]> Thu, 21 Jan 2016 22:50:35 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/BC16_FB_Default-Share.jpg
BroadwayCon, the first convention for Broadway fans, will take over the New York Hilton Midtown hotel from Jan. 22-24, for a weekend of one-of-a-kind panels, performances and workshops sure to satisfy any...

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<![CDATA[Claire Danes Set for The Public's “Dry Powder” ]]> Fri, 22 Jan 2016 08:52:29 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/504030698.jpg
The "Homeland" star will join John Krasinski, Hank Azaria and more in Sarah Burgess's new drama.

Photo Credit: Jason Merritt]]>
<![CDATA[Jimmy Fallon Channels David Bowie and More for "Hamilton" Song]]> Fri, 22 Jan 2016 09:27:15 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/LinManuelMirandaJimmyFallon.png
NBC's "Tonight Show" host joins Lin-Manuel Miranda in the popular "Ham4Ham" lotto show.

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<![CDATA['Cats' Revival Heading to Broadway]]> Thu, 21 Jan 2016 12:22:24 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/99854176.jpg
Andrew Lloyd Webber's record-breaking musical will begin performances at the Neil Simon Theatre on July 14.

Photo Credit: Lisa Maree Williams]]>
<![CDATA[Review: Linda Lavin in 'Our Mother's Brief Affair']]> Wed, 20 Jan 2016 13:32:41 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/BriefAffairMain.jpg
On the verge of death, Anna makes a revelation to her grown children—but how much of what she says is true? The Tony-winner and sitcom star returns to MTC in a New York premiere from Richard Greenberg.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[Wantanabe Returning to 'King and I' ]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 12:51:19 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/KenWantanabeTheKingAndI.jpg
"Lost" alum Daniel Dae Kim will follow the Tony nominee, making his Broadway debut.

Photo Credit: Paul Kolnik]]>
<![CDATA[Review: 'Mother Courage and Her Children']]> Tue, 19 Jan 2016 20:05:59 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/CourageMain.jpg
Actress Kecia Lewis assumes the role of indomitable Mother Courage after an abrupt departure by Tony-winner Tonya Pinkins. CSC has updated Brecht's war-time story to the modern-day conflagaration in the...

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[Beware of Counterfeit 'Hamilton' Tickets ]]> Tue, 19 Jan 2016 09:21:53 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Hamilton0044rScam.jpg
Buyer beware: While tickets to Lin-Manuel Miranda’s historical musical “Hamilton” are among the hottest in town, buying tickets from resellers over the internet might be a costly decision.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA['Pita Rats' Battle for Flatbread in NYC Subway]]> Sat, 16 Jan 2016 19:57:43 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-97348933-subway-rat-generic.jpg
Pizza rat is being challenged by two of its own species with a penchant for Mediterranean food.

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<![CDATA[Devon Still Got His Strength From Leah in Cancer Fight]]> Fri, 15 Jan 2016 18:58:03 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/487634272.jpg
Devon Still happily announced earlier this week that his daughter Leah was done with her final cancer treatment, but it was a day he initially feared might never come. "When we first started off, it seemed...

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<![CDATA[Steve Jobs, Bill Gates Musical Heading to Broadway]]> Thu, 14 Jan 2016 16:39:50 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/SteveJobsBillGates.png
One of the biggest rivalries in the tech industry is jumping from the Silicon Valley to the Great White Way.

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<![CDATA[Review: Roundabout's 'Noises Off']]> Thu, 14 Jan 2016 15:00:11 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NoisesMain.jpg
Andrea Martin headlines the second Broadway revival of Michael Frayn's crowd-pleasing backstage farce. These pros have a solid handle on things.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA['Lazarus' Cast 'Deeply Saddened' by David Bowie’s Death]]> Mon, 11 Jan 2016 18:25:13 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/MichaelCHallLazarus1.jpg
The team behind Bowie's first work for the stage mourns the musician.

Photo Credit: Jan Versweyveld]]>
<![CDATA[Tony Yazbeck Joins “Finding Neverland” ]]> Fri, 08 Jan 2016 00:22:48 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/212*120/GettyImages-485224924.jpg
The Tony nominee will replace Matthew Morrison in the musical.

Photo Credit: Robin Marchant]]>
<![CDATA[McDonald's Unveils New, Sleek Packaging]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2016 13:08:14 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/McDonald%27s+All.png
McDonald’s just got a major makeover. To start off the New Year on a fresh foot the fast-food giant took on a resolution of its own: to completely overhaul the look and feel of their packaging, opting to...

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<![CDATA[George Takei’s ‘Allegiance’ Sets Final Broadway Bow]]> Wed, 06 Jan 2016 19:11:53 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AllegianceGeorge.jpg
The new musical based on the "Star Trek" icon's life story will say goodbye to Broadway on Valentine's Day.

Photo Credit: Matthew Murphy]]>
<![CDATA[‘Hamilton’ Digital Lottery Crashes]]> Tue, 05 Jan 2016 17:32:00 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/HamiltonJonathanGroffJoanMarcus.jpg
Hoping to win $10 tickets to "Hamilton" in its first ever digital lottery? You'll have to "wait for it."

Photo Credit: Joan Marucs]]>
<![CDATA[Brooklyn Restaurant Sells $100 Doughnut]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2016 11:43:41 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-72742667Sufganiyot112515.jpg
In 2016, the cronut is passé. New Yorkers now have another exuberant pastry to sink their teeth into: Manila Social Club’s so-called “Golden Doughnut.”

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<![CDATA['Hamilton' Lotto Goes Digital]]> Tue, 05 Jan 2016 11:04:59 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/solomon_hamilton_otu.jpg
The popular $10 ticket lottery is taking a winter hiatus.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA['Queen of the Night' Closing]]> Wed, 30 Dec 2015 14:25:52 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Queen+%28Katherine%29+%281%29.jpg
After two years, the acclaimed dinner theater spectacle will say goodbye to the Diamond Horseshoe club.

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<![CDATA[Tonya Pinkins Exits 'Mother Courage']]> Mon, 04 Jan 2016 17:59:23 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/MotherCourage0141-1+copy.jpg
The Tony winning actress has unexpectedly departed the Classic Stage Company's production.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[Steve Harvey Wishes Everyone a Merry Easter on Christmas]]> Fri, 25 Dec 2015 16:14:14 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/doble+steve+harvey.jpg
Steve Harvey took to social media on Christmas Day to wish everyone a merry Easter. The talk show and game show host tweeted a photo of himself with a cigar in his mouth and giving a peace sign with the caption...

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