Category Archives: Arts
Off-Broadway week is from September 17 – 30. 2 for the price of 1 tickets are now on sale for top productions. This is a great time to see some of the best off broadway shows at discount prices. The list of shows that you can see include; Avenue Q, The Awesome 80s Prom, The Berenstain Bears in Family Matters, the Musical, Black Angels Over Tuskegee, Blue Man Group, Bullet for Adolf, Channeling Kevin Spacey, Closer Than Ever, COCK, Cougar the Musical, Doña Flor y Sus Dos Maridos, Don’t Go Gentle, The Fantasticks, Forbidden Broadway, Fuerza Bruta , Gazillion Bubble Show, Harper Regan, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Locuras en Wichita, Mary Broome, Modern Terrorism, Old Jews Telling Jokes, Perfect Crime, Rain Pryor’s Fried Chicken and Latkes, Red Dog Howls, SILENCE! The Musical, Sistas: The Musical and STOMP.
Broadway week will run from September 4 – September 16. This is the perfect time to go out and see a musical on Broadway. 2 for the price of 1 tickets are on sale now to some of the top shows on Broadway that include, Bring It On, Chaplin, Chicago, An Enemy of the People, Evita, The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess, Jersey Boys, The Lion King, Mamma Mia!
Former boxing heavyweight champion Mike Tyson will be bringing his raw and unfiltered life story to the Broadway stage in “Undisputed Truth“. Tyson known for his epic battles in the ring that include biting a piece of Evander Holyfield’s ear and once threatening to eat the children of heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis, will be doing a one man show at the Longacre Theatre for a 12 performance run, July 31 – August 12.
Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the Bryant Park Summer Film Festival has an excellent line up of classic movies that can be seen on the big screen in the park every Monday through August 20. Part of a great New York City summer tradition, all films are free for the public so grab your blanket, pack some snacks and head out to Bryant Park.
The newly redesigned South Street Seaport Museum in Lower Manhattan is filled with rich New York City history. Explore the 400-year-long connection between the city and the sea with 16 galleries that are full of cool historic artifacts, model ships, photography, video and more.
Cirque du Soleil’s Zarkana, is an acrobatic rock opera that mixes circus arts and entertainment. With the talents of 71 international artists, Zarkana transforms the Radio City Music Hall stage into a place of true wonder as only Cirque du Soleil could do.
The New York City art scene is getting ready to welcome the London based contemporary art fair Frieze. A custom structure designed for the fair by architecture/design firm SO – IL, will be set up on Randall’s Island for the four day event. The fair is sponsored by Deutsche Bank and will feature 182 galleries from 30 countries that include Greene Naftali, Cheim & Read, Maccarone, White Cube, David Zwirner and Hauser & Wirthand Team Gallery.
Broadway’s most popular new show, “Spider-Man Turn Off The Dark” is daring, ground-breaking and truly spectacular. The Broadway production has earned rave reviews and a large part of it’s success is due to first-time Broadway composers and U2 band member’s Bono and The Edge.
Tennessee Williams’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, A Streetcar Named Desire is now on Broadway. The revival of this classic drama will feature an all star cast that includes, 2-time Golden Globe nominee Blair Underwood in his Broadway debut as Stanley, Nicole Ari Parker (“Soul Food”) as Blanche DuBois, Daphne Rubin-Vega (Rent) as Stella and Wood Harris (“The Wire”) as Mitch.
New York’s 16th Annual Rooftop Films Summer Series has just announced their line up for the 2012 season. This years programming will consist of 45 outdoor events, all featuring big crowds, live music, spectacular venues and the best new, independent and foreign films in the world. The Summer Series will run from May 11- August 18, with special events in September.