Posts Tagged ‘New York City’

Broadway Theater Upcoming Shows

By David Jacobs | May 26th, 2014

This week, the team behind the highly anticipated Broadway production of On the Town, made a major announcement about the upcoming plans for the production. The team revealed that the three lead roles for the production have been cast, with Tony Yazbeck, Jay Armstrong Johnson and Clyde Alves in the head roles. The three seasoned actors will be playing three sailors on a day-long excursion to New York City. The Broadway revival will feature the original iconic music featured in the production and will be held at the Lyric Theatre. The show will be celebrating its 70th anniversary with this new production and will be directed by Tony award winning director John Rando. Previews for the play will officially begin on September 20th at the former Foxwoods theatre. The official opening of the production will be on October 16th. Tickets are on sale now and available to the public.

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Christmas Time Equals Broadway Time

By David Jacobs | December 23rd, 2013

With Christmas week right around the corner, Broadway has unveiled some exciting news about their upcoming live performance schedule. There are several irregular schedules and new performances that will be taking place this week and several shows that are getting special performance times specifically for the holiday. The live production of The Lion King is always a popular holiday show and during the holiday season. This family friendly show will be one of the few productions that will take place on Christmas Eve. Those who are looking
to take the whole family to a show on Christmas Eve will find that The Lion King still has tickets available for this show. On Christmas day, there will only be a few shows playing for theatre goers, but there are still tickets available for the Christmas shows that will have performances on this day. The live production of Wicked The Musical will be performing on Christmas with an evening show and tickets are still available to see this production on Christmas night. On Christmas evening, there will also be performances of Rock of Ages, Pippin and Phantom of the Opera. Tickets for all of these shows are still available for their Christmas and Christmas Eve showings.

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Lady Gaga at Roseland and Rod Stewart Vegas and beyond

By David Jacobs | November 22nd, 2013

Earlier this week, iconic performer Lady Gaga, made a major upcoming concert announcement that has many fans excited for 2014. Shortly after performing on Saturday Night Live as both host and musical guest, the superstar revealed plans to perform at New York City’s Roseland Ballroom next year. The New York City native, will be taking the stage at the ballroom right before it officially closes its doors for good. The singer will be performing four concerts at the venue before it shuts its doors permanently on April 2nd. The concerts will be held March 28th and March 30th-31st. The Grammy award winning singer also has concerts planned for December and January of next year. During these performances at the Roseland Ballroom, audience members can expect to hear some of the performer’s biggest hits from her long and successful career as well as some of the new songs from her fifth studio album; “Artpop” a record that was released earlier this month. Lady Gaga Tickets for these final Roseland Ballroom shows will go on sale to the public on November 25th.

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BCS National Championship Game, Rolling Stones and More

By David Jacobs | December 6th, 2012

With the new year fast approaching, for college football fans it means its time for college bowl season. Most importantly, it means the BCS National Championship game. Ticket sales were officially announced this week when it was decided that undefeated Notre Dame would play against the number two team in the country; the Alabama Crimson Tide. From the moment tickets were announced this week, tickets have already been in high demand and started selling quickly. Those who are still looking for tickets to the January 7th national championship will want to act fact as these tickets are already on track to sell out quickly, for this annual college football event.

While football fans were treated to this big announcement this week; rock and music fans received an even bigger announcement this week when the iconic rock band, The Rolling Stones announced that they would be joined on stage by Gary Clark Jr. and Mary J. Blige for their December 8th concert. This fast approaching concert, taking place this weekend will be held at the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn. The new announcement came as a surprise to fans who were already anticipating this huge event. Those who are looking for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see these three acts together on the stage will want to act quickly in order to see this act live.

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.