Posts Tagged ‘Broadway’

Celebs on Celebs at Triad Show

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Monday, March 5, stars gathered at The Triad Theater on 72nd Street between Columbus and Broadway to perform in Celebrity Autobiography. The show, which won a 2009 Drama Desk Award, is unique in that it has TV and film celebrities reading from other celebrities’ memoirs. Emmy Award-nominated writer-performer Eugene Pack, who created the show, explained [&hellip
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Why the Show Smash, Well Isn’t One

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Once the Giants won this year’s Super Bowl, it was time for another New York story to unfold on TV screens: Theresa Rebeck’s Smash, a behind-the-scenes look at Broadway that includes Steven Spielberg on its laundry list of executive producers. Ratings for the overhyped series were anemic to begin with, and five episodes have only [&hellip
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Rezoning Battle Rages on UWS

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Breaking News, News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

Dozens of supporters and a fair number of detractors showed up at Community Board 7’s meeting to express their views on the proposed retail rezoning initiative for the Upper West Side. The proposal from the City Planning Commission would limit storefront widths along certain sections of Broadway, Amsterdam and Columbus Avenue, in an effort to encourage small individually-owned "mom and pop" shops and keep big banks and chain stores out
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A Tidy Mess

Written by Mark Peikert on . Posted in Arts & Film, Theater

Roman Polanski’s adaptation of God of Carnage is surprisingly bloodless By Mark Peikert A funny thing happened to God of Carnage, Yasmina Reza’s hit 2009 Broadway comedy, on the road to its streamlined film incarnation as Carnage: Our loyalties to the pair of middle- and upper-middle-class couples have shifted. A stylish (if hollow) comedy about [&hellip
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HIV/AIDS Protesters Arrested Near Zuccotti Park on World AIDS Day

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in Blog, Breaking News, Crime Watch Our Town Downtown

Roughly 10 people associated with a rally to support housing funding for those living with HIV/AIDS were arrested this morning at the intersection of Broadway and Park Place. Occupy Wall Street members teamed up with the rally’s organizers Housing Works, VOCAL-NY and Health GAP to celebrate World AIDS Day, while also protesting Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s [&hellip
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City Week: November 12 – November 18

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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 12 Art20—Galleries showcase their finest 20th-century and contemporary paintings, sculpture, drawings and photography, through Nov. 15. Park Avenue Armory, 643 Park Ave., 212-777-5218, www.sanfordsmith.com; $20+. SATURDAY, NOVEMER 13 New York Jazz Choreography Project—The company’s semi-annual dance concert is devoted exclusively to jazz and presented by Jazz Choreography Enterprises, Inc. Ailey Citigroup Theater, Joan [&hellip
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City Week: October 29 – November 4

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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29 Portrait of Lincoln—The Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas, led by Alondra de la Parra, opens its New York season with a concert that features actor Chris Noth as the narrator in Aaron Copland’s “Lincoln Portrait.” Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, 1941 Broadway, 212-671-4050; 7:30, $15+
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City Week: October 22 – October 28

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22 International Sculpture Center Anniversary—The ISC celebrates its 50th anniversary with a cocktail reception, entertainment and an art sale. Metropolitan Pavilion, The Metropolitan Suite, 123 W. 18th St., 2nd Fl.; 6 p.m., $350+. Bernstein Remembered—On the 20th anniversary of the death of Leonard Bernstein, [&hellip
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City Week: October 14 – October 20

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15 Operatic Masterpiece—The Amore Opera presents Pucini’s Tosca, sung in Italian with English supertitles. Connelly Theatre, 220 E. 4th St., 866-811-4111; times vary, $30. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 16 Hip Hop Theater Festival—The 10th annual HHTF celebrates hip-hop culture with theater, dance, public art and more. [&hellip
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City Week: October 8 – October 13

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8 Fall for Dance—It’s back and better than ever—five programs (performed twice) featuring as diverse and impressive an array of dancers, companies and choreographers as you’ll find anywhere. Tickets are always scarce, but there are cancellation lines before each show. Worth it to score [&hellip
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