<![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 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 06:38:28 -0400 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 06:38:28 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[How to Make a Mint Julep, Official Drink of the Kentucky Derby]]> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 15:54:04 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/how-to-make-mint-julep-final.jpg
The mint julep is the official drink of the Kentucky Derby. Learn how to make your own at home while you watch.]]>
<![CDATA[National Zoo Wants You to See This Panda Inseminated]]> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:28:35 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/national-zoo-460948863.jpg
The National Zoo's female giant panda, Mei Xiang, has been artificially inseminated twice in the past two days, in hopes of bringing another beyond-adorable cub into the world.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Off-Broadway Play "The Fantasticks" Offered a Lifeline]]> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 14:52:10 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/FantITW.jpg
The off-Broadway phenomenon "The Fantasticks" won't be closing next month after all — thanks to a pair of fantastic fans.

Photo Credit: Graham Dougherty ]]>
<![CDATA[Review: "Airline Highway"]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 18:30:46 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AirlineMain.jpg
A group of misfits assemble at a seedy hotel to bid farewell to an iconic burlesque performer, in a colorful character study by Lisa D'Amour.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[Review: Chita Rivera in Kander & Ebb's "The Visit"]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 18:25:27 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/TheVisitMain2.jpg
The two-time Tony winner returns to Broadway as the world's wealthiest woman, who will give the destitute people of her hometown a fortune—but there's a favor she asks in return.

Photo Credit: Thom Kaine; Joan Marcus, below]]>
<![CDATA[Eat Like The Louisville Locals Do]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:54:16 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/Screen+Shot+2015-04-22+at+2.49.06+PM.png
Chef Edward Lee gives us a tour of some authentic Kentucky Derby food and drink. We visit Wagner's Pharmacy, Muth's Candy and Milkwood Restaurant.]]>
<![CDATA[Review: Easygoing "Something Rotten!"]]> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 16:21:48 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/RottenMain.jpg
The Bottom Brothers need to write a hit play, but they're stuck in the shadow of Renaissance rock star William Shakespeare in an over-the-top comedy from the director of "The Book of Mormon."

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson Lead “The Gin Game” ]]> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 15:34:38 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/thegingame.png
The Tony winners will lead a new production of D.L. Coburn’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play this fall on Broadway.

Photo Credit: John Lamparski | Michael Loccisano | Getty images]]>
<![CDATA[Elisabeth Moss-Led Revival of “The Heidi Chronicles” Will Close May 3]]> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 03:52:59 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Heidi0153r.jpg
The first Broadway revival of the Wendy Wasserstein play will shutter due to low ticket sales.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus ]]>
<![CDATA[Review: "Doctor Zhivago"]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 17:45:19 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ZhivagoMain.jpg
World War I and the Russian Revolution are merely window dressing for the story of unfortunate lovers who just can't get together.

Photo Credit: Matthew Murphy]]>
<![CDATA[“Between Riverside and Crazy” Wins 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Drama]]> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 15:56:12 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/stephen+mckinley+henderson+between+riverside+and+crazy.jpg
Stephen Adly Guirgis' dark comedy about an ex-cop and recent widower struggling to hold on to his rent stabilized apartment has been awarded the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

Photo Credit: Carol Rosegg]]>
<![CDATA[Review: Renée Fleming in "Living on Love"]]> Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:32:24 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/LivingOnLoveMain.jpg
It helps to know a little about opera, but anyone will admire the spectacle of watching the great, celebrated diva in a send-up of great, celebrated divas.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[Broadway’s Helen Hayes Theatre Purchased by Second Stage]]> Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:59:09 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/83397537.jpg
Off-Broadway theater company Second Stage Theatre has purchased its first Broadway house -- The Helen Hayes Theatre.

Photo Credit: Neilson Barnard | Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Pulitzer Target Line Sparks Frenzy]]> Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:15:08 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/lilly+pulitzer+for+target.jpg
Lilly Pulitzer's highly anticipated Target collection debut led to disappointment for many shoppers. For many fans, the Sunday release was filled more with long lines, empty racks and website problems than...

Photo Credit: Target.com
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<![CDATA[Review: "Fun Home" Transfers Uptown]]> Sun, 19 Apr 2015 20:52:10 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/FunHomeMain.jpg
A woman learns to see her parents through grown-up eyes in the achingly painful musical adaptation of Alison Bechdel's 2006 graphic novel.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[Ben & Jerry's Unveils Ice Cream Burrito]]> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:38:21 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ben-jerry-ice-cream-burrito.jpg
Cup, cone or burrito? Ben & Jerry's is unveiling a new ice cream burrito, its new treat that splits the difference between a sundae and a waffle cone.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Ben & Jerry's
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<![CDATA[Review: O'Hara, Watanabe in LCT's "The King and I"]]> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:54:22 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/KingandIMain.jpg
The revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic musical, set in 1860s Bangkok, has just opened at the Vivian Beaumont, with a cast of more than 50.

Photo Credit: Paul Kolnik]]>
<![CDATA[New Musical About Creation of “Amazing Grace” Will Sing on Broadway]]> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:07:26 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AmazingGraceMusical.jpg
There’s a new musical coming to the Great White Way this summer about the true story behind the creation of one of America’s most popular songs.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[ Ben & Jerry's, Craft Brewer Team Up for Ice Cream-Flavored Beer]]> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:51:39 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/193*120/benjerrybeer1.jpg
If you have a taste for beer and ice cream, you might like Ben & Jerry's latest offering.

Photo Credit: New Belgium Brewing]]>
<![CDATA[Watch Tribeca Film Festival Opening Night Red Carpet Live]]> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 19:50:14 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/tribeca+generic+photo.jpg
Some 100 feature films make up the 14th annual Tribeca Film Festival that kicks off Wednesday. The documentary "Live From New York," featuring the filmmakers, subjects and pasts hosts and guests of "Saturday...

Photo Credit: Tribeca Film Festival]]>
<![CDATA[Review: Matthew Morrison in "Finding Neverland"]]> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 08:14:41 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NeverlandMain.jpg
After very public growing pains, the new musical with a score by a pair of U.K. pop kings finally opens at the Lunt-Fontanne.

Photo Credit: Carol Rosegg]]>
<![CDATA["Lincoln and the Jews": Exhibit Explores President's Push for Equality ]]> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 12:09:47 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/LincolnsLastHoursCROPPED.jpg
While many are aware of Abraham Lincoln’s activism in emancipating slaves in 1863, many might not know of his close relationships with those in the Jewish community.

Photo Credit: Chicago History Museum, ICHI-524]]>
<![CDATA[Tax Day Freebies and Discounts]]> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 16:28:27 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP0910251102942.jpg
Don't let Tax Day get your down. There are a number of freebies you can cash in on.

Photo Credit: AP
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<![CDATA[Jake Gyllenhaal Joins “Little Shop of Horrors” ]]> Tue, 14 Apr 2015 17:43:16 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/188013710DF00022_Academy_Of.jpg
New York City Center’s production of Alan Menken and Howard Ashman’s hit musical “Little Shop of Horrors” has found its leading man.

Photo Credit: Frederick M. Brown | Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Review: David Hyde Pierce Directs "It Shoulda Been You"]]> Tue, 14 Apr 2015 20:29:09 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ShouldaMain.jpg
The "Frasier" star is behind-the-scenes for a musical farce that would fall flat if not for a cast that includes Tyne Daly and Harriet Harris.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[Benefit Concert of “Smash” Musical Sells Out]]> Mon, 13 Apr 2015 22:38:34 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NBCSmash.jpg
Bad news, “Smash” fans. Tickets for the one-night-only benefit production of “Bombshell,” the musical at the center of the cult NBC series, are sold out.

Photo Credit: NBC]]>
<![CDATA[Tribeca Film Festival]]> Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:47:25 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/IMG_81331.jpg
Here comes the neighborhood]]>
<![CDATA[“King Charles III” Will Reign on Broadway]]> Mon, 13 Apr 2015 11:42:55 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/56177382.jpg
London’s “King Charles III,” which won Best New Play at the the West End’s equivalent of the Tonys, will transfer to Broadway this fall.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Dance Lovers Will Always Have "Paris"]]> Mon, 13 Apr 2015 09:18:02 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AmericanParisMain.jpg
An American veteran settles in France and meets a beautiful girl in a new musical inspired by the Gene Kelly-Leslie Caron movie. The dancing is wonderful, but the story is listless.

Photo Credit: Matthew Murphy; Angela Sterling (below)]]>
<![CDATA[Review: "Wolf Hall" Hops Across the Pond]]> Thu, 09 Apr 2015 18:20:22 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WolfHallMain.jpg
The RSC's epic stage adaptation of the Hilary Mantel novels has settled into the Winter Garden Theatre, where its two parts are performed in repertory.

Photo Credit: Johan Persson]]>
<![CDATA[Selena to Perform as a Hologram?]]> Thu, 09 Apr 2015 11:15:26 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Selena_Cantando.jpg
You may be able to see Selena perform in the 21st century – as a hologram.]]>
<![CDATA[Review: Vanessa Hudgens in "Gigi"]]> Thu, 09 Apr 2015 11:36:40 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GigiMain.jpg
The endearing star of the "High School Musical" franchise catches the eye of "Sugar Prince" Corey Cott in a pleasing update of the Lerner and Loewe musical comedy.

Photo Credit: Margot Schulman; Joan Marcus (below)]]>
<![CDATA[Disney, Dali on Focus in New Museum Exhibit]]> Wed, 08 Apr 2015 11:29:56 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/205*120/disneyfamilymuseum.jpg
The work of famous imagineers Walt Disney and Salvador Dali will be exhibited together in San Francisco's Presidio this summer.

Photo Credit: The Walt Disney Family Museum]]>
<![CDATA[11 Weird Beers For National Beer Day]]> Fri, 10 Apr 2015 21:49:42 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/rerwerr4534534.jpg
What better day to defer from your usual drink order than National Beer Day? Here are 11 crazy craft brews that are so strange you'll need to try them out for yourself.

Photo Credit: Rogue Ales]]>
<![CDATA[Review: A Puppet Is Possessed in Daring Dark Comedy "Hand to God"]]> Tue, 07 Apr 2015 15:13:34 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/HandtoGodMain.jpg
The devout teens of Cypress, Texas, are forced to consider if Satan is in their midst when one young man's hand-built toy takes on a sinister edge.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[John Turturro Leads Encores! “Zorba!”]]> Tue, 07 Apr 2015 14:46:06 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/61673547.jpg
Actor John Turturro will return to the New York stage in the title role of “Zorba!” -- the final production of New York City Center’s 2015 Encores! season.

Photo Credit: Matt Carr | Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Tribeca Film Festival Preview: "Gored"]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2015 12:15:26 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000006689111_1200x675_423627843592.jpg
This year's Tribeca Film Festival lineup includes an eye-opening film called "Gored" about a bullfighter who is stabbed 23 times by his adversary in the ring. Lynda Baquero reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Tribeca Film Festival Preview]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2015 02:15:37 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/040515tribeca.JPG
The Tribeca Film Festival kicks off later this month. Cara Cusamano, the festival's senior programmer, gives a preview of this year's events.]]>
<![CDATA[Pop Culture Spectacular: WonderCon Anaheim]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2015 09:35:17 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/w485692291.jpg
The comics-and-more convention summons costume-ready fans and the properties they love.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA["Groundhog Day" Musical Coming to Broadway]]> Fri, 03 Apr 2015 13:08:22 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/b0f6823b44644565831caea4e38d32c2.jpg
The 1993 Bill Murray comedy “Groundhog Day” is coming to the Broadway stage, in a new musical adaptation from the creative team behind “Matilda the Musical.”]]>
<![CDATA[Review: Carey Mulligan and Bill Nighy in "Skylight"]]> Thu, 02 Apr 2015 16:17:51 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/SkylightMain.jpg
A young woman and an older man whose affair ended in a white-hot flash attempt to reconnect in an artfully performed drama set in post-Thatcher era Great Britain.

Photo Credit: John Haynes]]>
<![CDATA[“Honeymoon in Vegas” to End Broadway Run]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:11:10 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Honeymooninvegasbroadwaydq.jpg
The musical adaptation of the hit 1992 film will make its last trip to the Sin City on Sunday, April 5.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[Linda Lavin to Star in "Our Mother's Brief Affair"]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:43:28 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/491967521IS002_Too_Much_Sun.jpg
Tony winner Linda Lavin will return to Broadway this January, headlining the New York premiere of a new Richard Greenberg play.

Photo Credit: Ilya S. Savenok | Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Google Maps Introduces Pac-Man Feature ]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 04:51:01 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/photoGoogle+Maps+PAC+MAN.jpg
Let the office productivity fall even more. If March Madness wasn’t enough of a distraction, people can now play Pac-Man from the convenience of their desks.]]>
<![CDATA[“Hangover” and "Twilight" Stars in New Play]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:26:16 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/MCC.png
The new play from "Hand to God" scribe Robert Askins begins its run at MCC Theater on April 29.

Photo Credit: Frazer Harrison | Nomi Ellenson | Getty Images]]>