Madison Square Garden News

Larry Cedar, David Melville and Armin Shimerman to Star in 'THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO...' at the Geffen This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

The Geffen Playhouse announces its production of The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord. Written by Scott Carter, executive producer and writer for Bill Maher's Politically Incorrect and Real Time, this whip-smart philosophical comedy features Larry Cedar (Deadwood, PBS's Square One TV), David Melville (Travel Channel Lawrence of America, film Ironclad) and Armin Shimerman (Quark on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Associate Artistic Director at The Antaeus Company) and will be again helmed by director, Matt August (Broadway How the Grinch Stole Christmas). Discord begins previews on October 7 with the press opening on October 15. The closing date is currently scheduled for November 16. (more...)

John Oliver, Bruce Springsteen & More to Perform at 8th Annual Stand Up for Heroes This November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Stand Up for Heroes, New York's most impactful night of comedy and music, returns to the Theater at Madison Square Garden, Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 8 p.m. (more...)

Bar of the Week: AMERICAN WHISKEY in Midtown
by BWW Features - Sep 16, 2014

American Whiskey is our 'Bar of the Week.' With a Southern inspired menu that features great food, over 150 American made whiskeys and wonderful drink options, this is a sports bar that offers so much more. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - MTV2 Premieres New Season of NITRO CIRCUS LIVE, 10/8
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

MTV2 today announced that the all-new fourth season of “Nitro Circus Live” will premiere with two back-to-back 30 minute episodes on Wednesday October 8, 2014 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT on MTV2. (more...)

ESPN Announces Fall Slate for 30 F0R 30 Documentaries
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

ESPN Films today revealed the films that will make up its fall 2014 30 for 30 slate. The series will return for a six-week run Tuesday nights on ESPN beginning October 7, with one additional film in December. (more...)

Fringe Encore Presents MOSES, THE AUTHOR, 9/26-10/05
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2014

MOSES, THE AUTHOR, a world premiere comedy by Andrew R. Heinze, has been chosen to be presented as part of the 18th Annual New York International Fringe Festival ENCORE SERIES. The acclaimed comedy, directed by Drama Desk Award-winner Amy Wright, will play four additional performances at The Soho Playhouse (15 Vandam Street) -- Friday, 9/26 at 7pm; Sunday, 9/28 at 3pm; Sunday, 10/5 @ 3pm; and Sunday, 10/5 at 7pm. (more...)

Lonny Price, Chris Cattelli, Marc Bruni and More to Helm NAMT's 2014 Festival Productions Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

The National Alliance For Musical Theatre (NAMT) announced today the all-star lineup of directors and musical directors participating in the 26th Annual Festival of New Musicals on Thursday, October 23, 2014 and Friday, October 24, 2014 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). (more...)

Cher Postpones 10 Additional 'Dressed to Kill' Tour Dates Due to Illness
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Under the advice of her physicians, Cher has had to postpone eight additional cities of her hugely successful “Dressed to Kill” tour extravaganza including upcoming shows scheduled for next week at NY's Madison Square Garden in order to fully recover from what doctors termed an acute viral infection. Cher is currently recovering at her Los Angeles home. The D2K Tour is scheduled to begin again in Toronto Canada on Saturday, October 4th. (more...)

THE LION KING to Offer Autism-Friendly Performance, 9/28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

On Sunday September 28 at 1pm, Theatre Development Fund's (TDF) Autism Theatre Initiative (ATI) will present the fourth autism-friendly performance of Disney's landmark musical The Lion King (which just celebrated its 7,000th performance on Broadway). Tickets which were sold through ATI on TDF's website sold out in only three days, thus underscoring the popularity of the show with families with children on the autism spectrum, as well as the need for access for this underserved community. (more...)

Sesame Street Live MAKE A NEW FRIEND at the Theater at Madison Square Garden 2/19 – 3/1/2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

No matter where you're from or where you've been, everyone is special - so join in! Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover's friend from India, to Sesame Street. Together, they explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarities, from singing and dancing, to sharing cookies! The all-new Sesame Street Live 'Make a New Friend' visits The Theater at Madison Square Garden from Thursday, February 19, through Sunday, March 1, 2015. Tickets for all 20 performances are on sale now. (more...)

North American Scum to Bring LCD Soundsystem Tribute to Fox Theatre, 12/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Z2 Entertainment will present North American Scum Present The Music of LCD Soundsystem with Falcon Punch at the Fox Theatre on Friday, December 5th, 2014. Tickets are on sale Friday, September 12th at noon for $10.00 in advance or $12.00 day of show. (more...)

Stevie Wonder to Kick Off New North American Tour this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Legendary singer, songwriter, musician and producer Stevie Wonder announced today the SONGS IN THE KEY OF LIFE PERFORMANCE, a 10+ city tour across North America this fall. Produced and promoted by Live Nation, the performances which are a live adaptation of the iconic Songs in the Key of Life album, will begin in New York City at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 6 then travel through cities such as Washington D.C., Philadelphia, Boston, Chicago and Atlanta before wrapping at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. on Dec. 5. (more...)

Chart-Topping Music Sensation Ariana Grande Announces The Honeymoon Tour In Support Of Her Billboard #1 Album, My Everything
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Pop music's biggest breakout star of the year, Ariana Grande, announced today details for her first North American headlining tour in support of her Billboard #1 album, My Everything. Produced and promoted exclusively by Live Nation, THE HONEYMOON TOUR will kick off Feb. 25, 2015 at the Independence Event Center in Kansas City, Mo. The 25-date tour will visit arenas throughout the U.S. and Canada, including stops in Los Angeles, New York City, Toronto, Vancouver, Washington, D.C., Chicago, Dallas, Miami and more. Tickets go on sale Saturday, Sept. 20 at www.livenation.comand through the Live Nation mobile app. (more...)

Ariana Grande Announces North American 'The Honeymoon' Tour in Support of #1 Album
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Pop music's biggest breakout star of the year, Ariana Grande, announced today details for her first North American headlining tour in support of her Billboard #1 album, My Everything. (more...)

Cher Forced to Reschedule 'Dressed to Kill' Tour Dates Due to Illness
by BWW News Desk - Sep 09, 2014

Cher has been forced to reschedule stops in Albany, New York and Manchester, New Hampshire for her current 'Dressed to Kill' tour due to illness. (more...)

RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Comes to the Hobby Center, 12/5-28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 05, 2014

MSG Entertainment (MSGE) announces the triumphant return of an all new production of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular starring the Rockettes at Houston's Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. Houston audiences will experience the magic of Christmas like never before. In this multi-faceted production, the Rockettes will dance their way through an awe-inspiring journey with new scenes, an array of glamorous new costumes, dramatic lighting effects, and a 50-foot LED screen that will enhance the show with breathtaking new imagery. The Radio City Christmas Spectacular will run at the Hobby Center for 47 performances from Friday, December 5 through Sunday, December 28. (more...)

NY Rangers Goalie Henrik Lundqvist to Visit DAVID LETTERMAN, 9/8
by TV News Desk - Sep 04, 2014

New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist gives a preview of the “Blueshirts'” upcoming 2014-2015 NHL season when he visits the LATE SHOW with DAVID LETTERMAN, Monday, Sept. 8 (11:35 PM-12:37 AM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

Marvel Debuts National Celebration, 'Marvel Super Hero September'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

Disney Consumer Products and Marvel announced today the debut of an annual national multi-platform campaign aimed at taking the Marvel brand to new heights 'Marvel Super Hero September.' Launching this September, the month-long celebration will showcase what being a Super Hero is all about by encouraging the public to 'Power Up Like a Marvel Super Hero.' This will be done through a supercharged lineup of retail partnerships, licensing partners, advertising, and online activations. The strategy will place a stake in the ground for the Marvel brand, celebrating the entertainment company's rich 75 year history and its wide array of characters. (more...)

USHER Announces First Headlining Tour in Three Years
by BWW News Desk - Sep 02, 2014

Hot on the heels of a blockbuster performance at this year's MTV Video Music Awards and the release of his new single/video 'She Came To Give It To You,' global megastar USHER announced today he will tour North America this fall, bringing The UR Experience to fans in 27 cities. (more...)

Maroon 5 Announce Details For Upcoming World Tour Launching February 2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 02, 2014

Multi platinum-selling and Grammy Award-winning rock band, Maroon 5, revealed details today for THE MAROON 5 WORLD TOUR 2015 in support of the band's fifth studio album, V. (more...)

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