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Broadway Broadway

By David Jacobs | November 8th, 2012

This week has been a big week in terms of announcements for family-friendly Broadway productions; meaning there are plenty of new opportunities for the whole family to get together and see a show; just in time for the holidays.This week, the world’s most loved little orphan will be making her on stage debut for a new generation of fans as the live production of Annie premiers of Broadway. The 1977 show is getting a new re-boot with a promising and exciting cast, in celebration of the 35th anniversary of the original production. The new highly anticipated performances from Annie will also make an appearance in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. The new Annie will be staged at the Palace Theatre on Broadway will premier on November 8th. Tickets to all of the production’s new performances are now on sale and available to the public.

While the debut of this childhood classic has had many fans of Annie and theatre fans alike excited for the new production, another big announcement was made this week regarding another childhood tale. New shows are now being added to the Broadway production of Mary Poppins. Now fans of the beloved Disney tale can see the show eight times a week and get tickets that will best fit their schedule whenever they see fit. The Mary Poppins tickets are available for now through the holiday season so families looking to get in on the holiday fun will want to act fast.

Sandy Has NYC On Hold

By David Jacobs | November 1st, 2012

As many have found that the return of the normal Broadway show schedule is still being halted due to the after effects of Hurricane Sandy, others are focusing their attention to the Broadway productions that will be hitting the stage next season, as fans around the country are starting to get a preview of some of the most anticipated plays of the 2013 season. One of these plays is the unique production of I Love Lucy, a play that has been designed to reveal a behind the scenes look at the creation and filming of the beloved television shows put on by Lucille Ball and her husband Desi Arnez. This production, which is currently stationed in Chicago and the Chicago Theatre for two weeks, has many talking about this unique take on the classic television show. Those looking to see the show before it settles in New York next year can catch the production now in Chicago, where tickets are still on sale.

The Show Must Go On While Hurricane Sandy Roars

By David Jacobs | October 30th, 2012

Fans of professional sports, particularly hockey were left with a sour taste in their mouth this week, after the NHL made a very disappointing announcement for fans. After many expected that the NHL would truly return in the beginning of November and with games slated for November 1st, the NHL recently announced that they would be canceling even more games in the season. Currently the entire schedule for the month of November has been cancelled until further notice.

While sports fans may be reeling from this recent, announcement there is plenty in the world of entertainment to keep those around the country entertained until the return of hockey. Unfortunately, for many of those living on the East coast, looking to attend Broadway performances, many of the shows in New York have been cancelled through the 31st of October or until further notice due to the effects of hurricane Sandy and the many without power. However, once Broadway productions do start resuming as normal, fans looking to get into the holiday spirit can enjoy special performances of the live adaptation of “A Christmas Story” for which dates have officially been announced. The production will begin next week on November 5th and run through December 30th of 2012. Tickets are now officially on sale.

Entertainment Weekly

By David Jacobs | October 28th, 2012

Over the weekend , there were several big announcements in the music world in terms of upcoming tours and ticket sales. The first big weekend announcement came from the legendary jam band the Dave Matthews Band,  who revealed they would be heading out on a Winter Tour that will take them to massive stadiums around the country and up close with fans. Tickets for the event are now on sale for the public. Another rock band, Maroon 5, also made their own tour announcement over the weekend, revealing they would be heading out on the road on their own 2013 tour. The band will be joined by Owl City and the Neon Trees in a tour that will take them across North America. The tour will go from February to April and will be the band’s biggest tour to date, tickets will officially be on sale as of October 27th.

While rock fans will have two big concerts to look forward to, a group with a different approach to ‘rock’ music made their own announcement this weekend. The legendary group the Radio City Rockettes officially announced their schedule for the holiday season. This will be the 85th season for the show and will officially begin in New York on 9th. Those who want to see the Rockettes live will be able to see the performance through the holiday season.

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