<![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 Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:53:00 -0400 Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:53:00 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Jason Alexander To Replace Larry David in “Fish in the Dark”]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:38:06 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/59683657.jpg
"Seinfeld” star Jason Alexander will return to Broadway after a 25 year absence -- and it’s thanks to the person who took him away from the stage in the first place.

Photo Credit: Jason Merritt | Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[New Starbucks Frappucino Flavor]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 19:31:52 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Birthday_Cake_Frappuccino_%283%29.jpg
Starbucks’ popular frappuccino beverage has turned 20 and to honor the drink’s big birthday, the company has debuted a new specialty drink—the Birthday Cake Frappuccino.

Photo Credit: Starbucks]]>
<![CDATA[Record-Breaking Show "The Fantasticks" to Close in May]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:40:51 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/FantITW.jpg
The off-Broadway phenomenon "The Fantasticks" will pack away its confetti and cardboard moon this summer, ending a record-breaking, fantastic run that started when Dwight D. Eisenhower was president.

Photo Credit: Graham Dougherty ]]>
<![CDATA[Brandy’s Broadway Debut ]]> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 17:39:24 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/474235167SH00018_45th_NAACP.jpg
The Grammy-winning singer and actress will step out on the Great White Way in “Chicago.”

Photo Credit: Jesse Grant | Getty Image]]>
<![CDATA[Review: Elisabeth Moss in "The Heidi Chronicles"]]> Thu, 19 Mar 2015 16:33:10 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/HeidiMain.jpg
Mystique or mistake? The "Mad Men" star is excellent in Wendy Wasserstein's drama as a woman who sets out to have it all, but feels more "stranded" as each year goes by.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA["Hunchback," at Paper Mill, Has Some Kinks to Work Out]]> Thu, 19 Mar 2015 15:31:59 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/HunchbackMain.jpg
The promise of a score by Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz is enough to drive musical theater fans into this belfry, but the joint production from two prestigious regional theaters ultimately delivers a...

Photo Credit: Matthew Murphy]]>
<![CDATA[Free Dairy Queen Cones, and More Free Treats]]> Mon, 16 Mar 2015 11:15:52 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ice-cream-stock-79772399.jpg
Dairy Queen is giving away free ice cream cones Monday to celebrate its 75th anniversary Monday, days before spring officially begins.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Dairy Queen Free Cone Day]]> Mon, 16 Mar 2015 11:41:28 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/dairyqueenfreeconedaymarch16.jpg
Dairy Queen is celebrating 75 years in business with a Free Cone Day. On Monday, March 16, the chain, which was founded in 1940, will be handing out soft-serve vanilla cones, the classic bread-and-butter of the...

Photo Credit: Dairy Queen]]>
<![CDATA[Chenoweth Boards the "Twentieth Century"]]> Sun, 15 Mar 2015 21:51:47 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/20thMain.jpg
The screwball comedy by Coleman, Comden and Green gets its first Broadway revival with whistle-worthy performances by Kristin Chenoweth and Peter Gallagher.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[Raunchy Game Cards Against Humanity Hits the Web With Free App]]> Thu, 12 Mar 2015 12:41:02 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/51RD-Lha01L._SL1023_.jpg
Oh the humanity! Cards Against Humanity has gone digital. A new website called CardsAgainstOriginality.com offers a free version of the game on all web browsers on computers and mobile devices, though it wasn't...]]>
<![CDATA[Review: Mirren in "The Audience"]]> Sun, 08 Mar 2015 19:44:18 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AudienceMain.jpg
The magnetic actress dons her wig once more to play Queen Elizabeth II, who is depicted in imagined private conversations with the dozen prime ministers who have served during her reign.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[Love Peeps? New Milk Line Inspired by Marshmallow Treats ]]> Wed, 11 Mar 2015 09:00:27 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Peep+Milk+Flavors.jpg
Now you can eat your peeps and drink them, too. Prairie Farms, a dairy company in Illinois, has teamed up with Peeps to deliver peeps-flavored milk.

Photo Credit: Prairie Farms ]]>
<![CDATA[Larry David's "Fish" Leaves an Aftertaste]]> Fri, 06 Mar 2015 11:25:35 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/FishMain.jpg
The "Curb Your Enthusiasm" creator makes his Broadway acting and writing debut in a cumbersome comedy that feels like a sitcom episode stretched too thin.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[Bruce Willis to Star in Stephen King's "Misery" on Broadway]]> Fri, 06 Mar 2015 00:31:14 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/505558273SH00176_Premiere_O.jpg
Stephen King’s 1987 novel "Misery" is coming to Broadway this fall.

Photo Credit: Frazer Harrison | Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Actor Clive Owen to Make Broadway Debut]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 16:16:09 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/531158691PH00128_15th_Annua.jpg
Film star Clive Owen will star in Harold Pinter's "Old Times" for the Roundabout Theatre Company's 50th anniversary season.

Photo Credit: Jason Merritt | Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[IHOP Celebrates National Pancake Day]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 09:44:18 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/national+pancake+day1.jpg
Enjoy a free short stack of pancakes and help a worthy cause.]]>
<![CDATA[Diane Lane Back on Stage in LCT's "Love & Sex"]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 15:55:40 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/MysteryMain.jpg
The Oscar nominee stars opposite Tony Shalhoub in a gratifying and complex family drama by British playwright Bathsheba Doran.

Photo Credit: T. Charles Erickson]]>
<![CDATA[Popular Bakery's Recipes Stolen]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:12:41 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/0227-2015-Cruffin.jpg
Binders containing hundreds of sweet recipes mysteriously disappeared overnight from Mr. Holmes Bakeshop, a three-month-old start-up in San Francisco's Tenderloin that's growing in popularity.

Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area]]>
<![CDATA[KFC to Serve Edible Coffee Cups in U.K.]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 05:29:53 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/178*120/kfc+edible+coffee+cup+scoff-ee.jpg
Chicken lovers in the United Kingdom have a new treat to try -- edible coffee cups that will be served at KFC restaurants.

Photo Credit: Oliver Dixon/KFC]]>
<![CDATA[“Hamilton” Moving to Broadway]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 12:34:02 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/HamiltonBroadway.jpg
Lin-Manuel Miranda’s critically acclaimed new musical “Hamilton,” which is now enjoying a sold-out limited run at The Public Theater, will move to Broadway this summer.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[NYC Announces 2-for-1 Off-Broadway Sale]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 13:13:21 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/blue+man+getty.jpg
New York City's tourism agency is announcing a two-for-one deal on tickets to 40 off-Broadway shows.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[McDonald's Chicken Selects Returns]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 11:58:16 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/mcdonalds+chicken+selects.jpg
Watch out, Chicken McNuggets. Soon there will be a new breaded chicken dish in the house.

McDonald's announced Wednesday that Chicken Selects will return to menus nationwide next month.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Lin-Manuel Miranda Makes History With “Hamilton” ]]> Wed, 18 Feb 2015 09:33:51 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Hamilton1499rR.jpg
The "In the Heights" composer returns with an original musical about founding father Alexander Hamilton that you won't want to miss.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[Darren Criss Is Broadway’s New "Hedwig"]]> Tue, 17 Feb 2015 16:34:47 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/454451297AP00037_TrevorLIVE.jpg
“Glee" star Darren Criss made his Broadway debut in 2012 in the revival of “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" -- and now he’ll return to Broadway in another hit revival, "Hedwig and the...

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[SoCal Flash Mob Tango's in LAX]]> Mon, 16 Feb 2015 00:45:51 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Terminal-Tango-021515.JPG
A group of 40 local dancers took the tango to a SoCal airport terminal on Sunday to spread the Valentine's Day spirit.

Photo Credit: Joel Cooke ]]>
<![CDATA[Lane, Dennehy in "The Iceman Cometh"]]> Sat, 14 Feb 2015 18:36:11 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/IcemanMain.jpg
Nathan Lane and Brian Dennehy lead a polished ensemble in Robert Falls' bleak revival of the Eugene O'Neill classic.

Photo Credit: Photo by Richard Termine ]]>
<![CDATA[True Love, Caught on Camera: Creative Public Proposals Go Viral]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 17:41:15 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ellen+proposal.jpg
As Valentine's Day approaches we decided to take a look at public marriage proposals over the past year.
This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story on our mobile site.]]>
<![CDATA[Dog Runs Away From Home, Tracks Down Owner With Cancer in Hospital]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 07:53:45 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NC_hospitaldog0212001_700x394.jpg
A miniature Schnauzer ran away from its Iowa home to track down its owner, who was recovering from cancer in a nearby hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.]]>
<![CDATA["Death Star" is Legoland's Latest Mega Addition]]> Thu, 12 Feb 2015 20:51:52 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/Death+Star+Legoland.JPG
Legoland's latest attraction is made up of more than 500,000 Lego pieces, weighs more than 1,900 pounds and took a crew of construction workers to assemble.]]>
<![CDATA[NoCal City's Humorous Traffic Signs]]> Thu, 12 Feb 2015 12:45:03 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/signs2.jpg
A Northern California city is using humor to get drivers to slow down and pedestrians to pay attention. The City of Hayward has placed traffic signs along a downhill boulevard that read "35 — It's a speed limit,...

Photo Credit: Josh Keppel]]>
<![CDATA[Ben & Jerry's Newest "SNL" Ice Cream: Wayne'Swirled]]> Wed, 11 Feb 2015 08:12:09 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/229*120/wayneswirled.jpg
In celebration of "Saturday Night Live's" 40th anniversary, Ben & Jerry's unveiled two "SNL" sketch-inspired flavors: Lazy Sunday and Gilly's Catastrophic Crunch.

Photo Credit: Ben & Jerry's]]>
<![CDATA[Say "I Love You" With Your Smartphone This Valentine's Day]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 18:07:37 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/valentines-chocolate-469002943.jpg
Want to make your Valentine feel extra special? Skip the usual postcards at the pharmacy and instead create a one-of-a-kind Valentine's Day card using an app. Here are ten easy apps that offer fun and unique...

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[George Takei’s Broadway Debut and More]]> Sun, 08 Feb 2015 17:34:03 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/491803633BB002_18th_Annual_.jpg
A "Falsettos" revival? A Broadway convention? And "Patti Issues" is back? Catch up on the week in Broadway news.

Photo Credit: Brad Barket | Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Review: "The Lion," at Lynn Redgrave Theatre]]> Sun, 08 Feb 2015 21:10:24 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/LionMain.jpg
Benjamin Scheuer's coming-of-age musical is a charming piece of theater with a life-affirming message.

Photo Credit: Matthew Murphy]]>
<![CDATA[No Winner for Powerball, Jackpot Rises to $360 Million]]> Thu, 05 Feb 2015 06:32:53 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/1757444901.jpg
Lottery officials say no jackpot winner was selected in the latest $317 million Powerball drawing.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Q&A: “Lady Be Good” Stars Colin Donnell and Patti Murin]]> Wed, 04 Feb 2015 15:38:20 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ColinPatti.jpg
The newly engaged couple discuss finding love, on and off stage.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[McDonald's Auction of Big Mac Special Sauce Draws 5-Figure Bids]]> Wed, 04 Feb 2015 05:02:34 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/mcdonalds+sign+new+1.jpg
A Big Mac may only cost a few dollars at McDonald’s, but when it comes to the fast food chain’s Big Mac Special Sauce things get pricey.
This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story on our mobile site.]]>
<![CDATA[Closed Musicals Hit 54 Below For Final Farewell ]]> Mon, 02 Feb 2015 13:17:06 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/212*120/ClosedMusicals54Below.png
Casts from "The Last Ship,” “Side Show” and “After Midnight" will reunite at Broadway's supper club for a final goodbye.]]>
<![CDATA[New Plays for Jim Parsons and Amanda Seyfried]]> Sat, 31 Jan 2015 23:36:23 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ParsonSeyfried.png
The "Big Bang Theory" star and "Mean Girls" actress have both signed up for new shows.

Photo Credit: Ethan Miller | Astrid Stawiarz (Getty Images)]]>