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  • Watch these Broadway stars in Christmas movies

    Cozying up with a cup of hot cocoa to watch a Christmas movie is a timeless pleasure. Sure, the plots may be as predictable as jokes in a Christmas cracker. But, the fun and frivolity of a holiday flick is unmatched; they're sparkling with enough light and cheer to illuminate all of New York City.As well as the classics like Home Alone and Miracle on 34th Street, there's a ton of Christmas movies that feature Broadway actors. From Disney classics, Hallmark Christmas movies, and series which have...

  • Photo credit: Matthew Morrison and Denis O’Hare (Photos courtesy of IBDB/IMDB respectively)

    Just because theatres are shut, we can still expect a sprinkling of festive cheer! Continuing NBC's annual tradition of live musical performances, this year is no different. Matthew Morrison will play The Grinch in Dr Seuss' The Grinch Musical, which will be broadcast on December 9, live from the Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre in London.On Wednesday, December 9, we're taking you on a trip to Whoville. Don't miss the <a...

  • Photo credit: Celia Rose Gooding & Lauren Patten (Photo by Matthew Murphy)

    The cast of Jagged Little Pill will be getting back together next month for a one-off concert at Shubert Studios. Cast members including Elizabeth Stanley, as well as the Jagged Little Pill band will all perform, with the show available to livestream with streaming platform, Stellar.Based on Alanis Morrisette's 1995 album of the same name, Jagged Little Pill follows the Healys who try to stay calm when a troubling event interferes with the typical way of life. The cast includes Elizabeth Stanley...

  • Photo credit: Kristen Bell and Jonathan Groff (Photos by Gage Skidmore via Flickr under CC 2.0 and IBDB respectively)

    Previously starring together in the Frozen movies as Anna and Kristoff, Kristen Bell and Jonathan Groff will reunite on screen in a new movie musical. They'll play parents in Molly and the Moon, created by How I Met Your Mother creators Carter Bays and Craig Thomas.Bell and Groff will play Kate and Brian respectively, a married couple who sing to their unborn. At the same time, audiences meet a girl in a rowboat in Kate's womb, using these voices from the "sky" to reach the "moon" and be...

  • What to do in New York in November 2020: theatre to stream online

    Broadway theatres may still be shut for the foreseeable future, but there's plenty of action taking place online. You can even imagine you're globetrotting too, with the opportunity to watch live streams from around the world. In fact, there's never been a better time to catch up on the biggest productions, wherever you are. Here's our top recommendations of what to see in November 2020, and they're all available to watch while curled up on the sofa.Birdland and Broadway World series All month...

  • Photo credit: James Corden and Meryl Streep in The Prom (Photo courtesy of Netflix)

    UPDATE: A new trailer for The Prom was released on Thanksgiving. Watch the new trailer below. <iframe allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="400" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/TJ0jBNa6JUQ" width="100%" Ahead of The Prom arriving on Netflix later this year, the first trailer has been released. The movie adaptation, which was seen on Broadway last year, will be available to watch on Dec. 11,...

  • Sardi's Restaurant

    With more restaurants on every block than you can count, finding a place to eat in the Theatre District that everyone can agree on may feel overwhelming. It's best to have a dining game plan set ahead of time because the Twizzlers and sippy cups of wine you grab at intermission won't always do the job. So we've compiled a list of the best restaurants to eat at before or after a Broadway show.A good rule of thumb is to steer clear of any restaurant you can find in your hometown. (Sorry, Olive...

  • Lillian's Victorian Establishment

    There is no better way to end an evening on Broadway than with a post-show drink — or two. What could be better than sipping cocktails, munching on some snacks, and debating the ending of the play you just saw with your friends?However, you first need to pick just the right place to raise a glass to Broadway. But with so many options in the Theater District, how are you supposed to choose? That's why we've compiled a list of our picks for the best bars you should visit after a Broadway show.With...

  • Photo credit: Cast of Death of a Salesman (Photo by Eric Y Exit)

    A live stream of the 1999 revival of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman will be available to watch online next week. In a collaboration with Showtime, Goodman Theatre and The Actors Fund, Death of A Salesman will be online from October 21 - 25 on Playbill, with donations going to The Actors Fund."The great Arthur Miller explored in his plays what it means to be an American, asking what can we expect from our country? How do we find fulfillment if we are just scraping by? Do all our daily...

  • 2020 Tony Awards nominations

    The nominations for the 2020 Tony Awards have been announced, ahead of the ceremony which is due to take place on an unknown date. James Monroe Iglehart hosted the event, detailing the nominees across 25 categories. 18 shows were eligible for this year's event, due to the temporary shutdown of Broadway from Mar. 12, 2020.The Tony Awards ceremony will take place on Sept. 26, 2021, with more information here.In the plays category, Jeremy O. Harris' Slave Play took home 12 nominations, while the...

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