<![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 Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:58:29 -0500 Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:58:29 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Tips for Making Latkes ]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:41:00 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/bay-latke-chef.jpg
When it comes to holidays, there's no better recipe than the one you grew up with. Same is true for latkes. So, tonight, when Hanukkah begins at sundown, cooks around the globe will be firing up the frying pans...

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<![CDATA[Merriam-Webster Names Word of the Year]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 15:52:03 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/27167011.jpg
Merriam-Webster has declared "culture" as the word of 2014, The Associated Press reported. The word joins Oxford Dictionaries' "vape," a darling of the e-cigarette movement, and "exposure," declared the...

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<![CDATA[“Side Show” Revival Closing]]> Fri, 12 Dec 2014 13:49:20 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/SideShowBway1wITW.jpg
Bill Condon’s $8 million reboot of the flop 1997 musical will close Jan. 4.

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<![CDATA[“Love Letters” Revival Wraps Early ]]> Wed, 10 Dec 2014 11:55:32 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/file_54663930c17a1.jpg
The critically-acclaimed Broadway revival of A.R. Gurney’s classic play will play its final performance Dec. 14.

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<![CDATA[Laura Benanti to Headline New Rockettes Show]]> Wed, 10 Dec 2014 11:21:12 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/494775671SL00029_2014_Drama.jpg
The Rockettes will kick off a new show this spring at Radio City Music Hall.

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<![CDATA[Jennifer Nettles to Make Broadway Debut in “Chicago” ]]> Tue, 09 Dec 2014 12:06:22 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/167011822DB097_2013_Billboa.jpg
The Sugarland singer will play Roxie Hart for an eight-week run beginning this February.

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<![CDATA[#SantaPhotoFail: Pics of No Good Santa Encounters]]> Fri, 12 Dec 2014 02:42:41 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/01-santafailthumb.jpg
It's Christmastime and it's that time of year when you head out with the family and get those beloved pics of the kids with Santa. Except the photos don't always turn out as you hoped.]]>
<![CDATA[Rita Wilson Joins Larry David Play ]]> Mon, 08 Dec 2014 10:07:30 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/166627989CO00051_Rita_Wilso.jpg
Mrs. Tom Hanks will join Larry David and Rosie Perez in "Fish in the Dark."

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<![CDATA[University to Begin Offering Beyonce 101 Class]]> Mon, 08 Dec 2014 09:59:49 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NC_beyonceclass1205_700x394.jpg
The University of Texas will soon offer a class entitled "Beyonce Feminism & Rihanna Womanism. Amanda Brandeis reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Review: Bradley Cooper as "The Elephant Man"]]> Sun, 07 Dec 2014 20:23:44 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ElephantMain.jpg
The two-time Oscar nominee (and one-time "Sexiest Man Alive") humanizes a man few saw fit to treat as human in a forthright, minimalist revival of the 1979 play, also starring Patricia Clarkson.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[James Franco Talks Sony Hack on "SNL"]]> Sun, 07 Dec 2014 09:02:47 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/James-Franco-SNL.jpg
James Franco's hosted "Saturday Night Live" again — so naturally his friend (and co-star of upcoming comedy flick "The Interview") Seth Rogen crashed the opening monologue in the Dec. 7 episode featuring musical
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<![CDATA[WATCH: Awesome Rock Tree Time-lapse]]> Fri, 05 Dec 2014 15:18:53 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/tree+timelapse+tree.jpg
See time-lapse video of the 2014 Rockefeller Center tree being put up and illuminated.]]>
<![CDATA[Target Employee's Black Friday Pep Talk Goes Viral]]> Fri, 05 Dec 2014 20:25:29 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/target+credit+card+breach+latest.jpg
Although Black Friday can be a stressful day for bargain-hunting shoppers, it may be even more difficult for retail employees. That is why a Target electronics department worker in Westminster, Maryland,...]]>
<![CDATA[Review: Talented Teen Helps "Liberty" Raise Her Torch]]> Thu, 04 Dec 2014 15:09:34 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/LibertyMain.jpg
Abigail Shapiro, 14, stars in an appealing new musical that illuminates the twist-filled history of the Statue of Liberty, after its arrival from France.

Photo Credit: Zach Payne]]>
<![CDATA[Lia Sophia Closing Its Doors]]> Wed, 03 Dec 2014 19:32:44 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/LiaSophia11.jpg
The popular direct-sales jewelry retailer Lia Sophia announced Monday it will be closing its doors this month. “We are so proud of building Lia Sophia over the past 28 years into an outstanding company that has...

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<![CDATA[Giant Gingerbread House Fits People]]> Wed, 03 Dec 2014 07:31:21 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/giant+gingerbread+house.jpg
Vermont's Woodstock Inn & Resort has unveiled a giant gingerbread house that towers above the rest. The creation of pastry chef Lerome Campbell and his team stands nine feet tall from its base to rooftop.

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<![CDATA[Apps to Help You Save During the Holidays]]> Wed, 03 Dec 2014 10:19:53 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/holiday+savings+apps.jpg
Tech guru PC Mike Wendland takes a look at apps designed to help you save during the holidays.]]>
<![CDATA[Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Tonight]]> Tue, 02 Dec 2014 12:08:56 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/228*120/capitol_christmas_tree.png
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas on Capitol Hill. House Speaker John Boehner will light the Capitol Christmas Tree on the Capitol's West Front Lawn at 5 p.m. ET Tuesday.]]>
<![CDATA[NORAD Santa Tracker Launches Ahead of Christmas ]]> Thu, 11 Dec 2014 10:42:14 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/sb10069274b-004.jpg
NORAD begins their Christmas countdown with the 50+ year tradition of tracking Santa Claus' whereabouts.

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<![CDATA[Q&A: NeNe Leakes Gets Real]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:53:29 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/163848016CB019_2013_Bravo_N.jpg
The 'Real Housewives of Atanta' star chats with us about making her Broadway debut in "Cinderella."

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<![CDATA[Find the Perfect Present: Gift Guide 2014]]> Tue, 09 Dec 2014 20:28:46 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/gift-guide-promo2.jpg
Looking for the perfect holiday gift? Our guide will help you find unique present ideas for everyone on your shopping list.
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<![CDATA[Sting Boards the Cast of “The Last Ship”]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 22:58:29 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/525114637RK005_The_Last_Shi.jpg
The 16-time Grammy winner will play a limited run in the musical he wrote beginning Dec. 9.

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<![CDATA[Review: Glenn Close Returns to Broadway in “A Delicate Balance” ]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:20:05 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/DelicateBalanceITW.jpg
After a 20-year absence, three-time Tony winner Glenn Close is back on the boards in Pat MacKinnon's stellar revival of Edward Albee's "A Delicate Balance."

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<![CDATA[The Broadway Community Remembers Mike Nichols]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:57:15 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/456420222.jpg
Eight-time Tony winner Mike Nichols has had an immeasurable impact on the Broadway community.

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<![CDATA[“Rock of Ages” Will Close on Broadway]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 15:13:05 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/RockOfAgesITW.jpg
It's the final countdown for the '80s jukebox musical "Rock of Ages."]]>
<![CDATA[Review: “Side Show” Takes Center Stage]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 21:31:48 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/SideShowBway5w.jpg
The cult 1997 musical about the lives of conjoined twins Violet and Daisy Hilton is back on Broadway, in a slick new revival by Bill Condon.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[Web Extra: Annaleigh the Dancer]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 13:36:03 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000005327365_1200x675_358686275701.jpg
In "You Can't Take It With You" on Broadway, Annaleigh Ashford plays Essie Sycamore, who thinks she can dance. In real life, Ashford can dance very well but her character, not so much.]]>
<![CDATA[Review: "The River" Finds Hugh Jackman in Troubled Waters]]> Sun, 16 Nov 2014 21:22:57 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/RiverMain.jpg
A man brings his new girlfriend to a remote cabin for a night of trout-fishing, in an attention-grabbing drama from the author of "Jerusalem."

Photo Credit: Richard Termine]]>
<![CDATA[“Duck Dynasty” the Musical in Works]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 12:07:50 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/450325685LC026_87th_Annual_.jpg
"The Duck Commander Family Musical" will open in February 2015 at the Rio hotel and casino in Las Vegas.

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<![CDATA[Q&A: Tracey Ullman Takes On Musicals]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 17:07:24 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/TraceyUllmanITW.jpg
Between "The Band Wagon" at NY City Center and the "Into the Woods" film, Tracey Ullman has found her voice again — in musicals. Here, she tells NBC New York about both experiences, and her views on comedy.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[Black Friday 2014 Details]]> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 09:36:13 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Macy%27s_Holiday35345.jpg
This year, retailers across America will start their sales on Thanksgiving afternoon. And in many cases, those sales will keep going for days.

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<![CDATA[Ninth Annual "Made in NY" Awards Held]]> Tue, 11 Nov 2014 12:50:51 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/522302725IS017_Made_In_NY_A.jpg
Neil Patrick Harris, Louis C.K, Steve Buscemi and Rosie Perez were among the honorees at this years festivities.

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<![CDATA[“Glee” Star Returns to Broadway]]> Tue, 11 Nov 2014 08:25:08 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/497288157CB010_The_Public_T.jpg
Matthew Morrison will make his return to the Great White Way in “Finding Neverland."

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<![CDATA[Art Brings New Life and Vigor to Little Italy]]> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 20:16:47 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/little+italy+graffiti.jpg
Gabe Pressman celebrates his 60 years at NBC 4 New York by continuing his ongoing series on the neighborhoods of New York City. This time, he and photographer Keith Feldman look at how artists are using...]]>
<![CDATA[Emma Stone Begins “Cabaret” Run]]> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 09:27:24 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/EmmaStoneCabaret.jpg
Plus "Fiddler on the Roof" and "The Heidi Chronicles" revivals make it official and Emmy-winner Merritt Weaver returns to NY stage.

Photo Credit: Richard Phibbs]]>
<![CDATA[Time-lapse of Rock Center Tree Going Up]]> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 11:50:25 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/RockefellerTree_1200x675_355061827521.jpg
Watch the iconic Rockefeller tree be erected in the plaza -- in 18 seconds.]]>
<![CDATA[Martin Short Joins “It’s Only a Play”]]> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 11:03:06 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/188013801DF00031_Academy_Of.jpg
The Emmy- and Tony-winning comedian will replace Nathan Lane in the revival of Terrence McNally's play this January.

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<![CDATA[Motown Acts to Ring in New Year on Broadway ]]> Thu, 06 Nov 2014 11:30:25 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/3219581.jpg
If you’re interested in hearing some of Motown’s biggest hits on Broadway, you could see the Berry Gordy biographical musical “Motown: The Musical.” Or, for a limited time, you could hear them from the...

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<![CDATA[Tony-winning Revival of “Pippin” Set to Close in 2015]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 13:06:57 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/3156.jpg
The Diane Paulus production currently stars NBC's "The Voice" season 6 winner Josh Kaufman as Pippin.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[Review: "The Oldest Boy," at Lincoln Center]]> Mon, 03 Nov 2014 21:33:55 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/OldestBoyMain.jpg
Celia Keenan-Bolger is an American mother whose son is believed to be the reincarnation of a Buddhist Lama in Sarah Ruhl's affecting exploration of motherhood.

Photo Credit: T. Charles Erickson]]>
<![CDATA[Off-Broadway: "Lips Together...," "Found," "Belle of Amherst"]]> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:05:39 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/LipsMain.jpg
Audiences are talking about three recent openings off-Broadway—a revival of Terrence McNally's grief-laden "Lips Together, Teeth Apart"; the new musical "Found" from The Atlantic Theater Co.; and "The Belle...

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus ("Lips Together"), Kevin Thomas Garcia ("Found") and Carol Rosegg ("Belle")]]>
<![CDATA[Review: McGregor and Gyllenhaal Get "Real" About Love]]> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:55:01 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/G8UeBGJ9qKhwSTBuXGcb5ReDfyzPX4i-fzDVcd3jNps.jpg
Movie stars Ewan McGregor and Maggie Gyllenhaal make their Broadway debut alongside Cynthia Nixon ("Sex and the City") in the riveting revival of Tom Stoppard's "The Real Thing."

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>