How 2 B A New Yorker

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Planet Hollywood Times Square [The Screening Room] (New York, NY)
1540 Broadway
New York, NY 10036
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Fridays: 7:00pm
Saturdays: 1:30pm and 7:00pm
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HOW 2 B A NEW YORKER delivers a laugh-filled tour around the greatest city in the world with actors, comedians and licensed tour guides Margaret Copeland and Kevin James Doyle as they play over 70 characters. Under the direction of OBIE Award winner Robert Ross Parker, this "Saturday Night Live" style comedy features a hilarious look at NYC's 400-year history. Immigrants, construction workers, muggers, Wall Street bankers, panhandlers, MTA workers, and Mayor Bloomberg all get a solid lampooning!
A full Italian dinner is served with each performance.
It doesn't matter if you were born on the Upper West Side or just took your first terrifying cab ride, you will love learning HOW 2 B A NEW YORKER!
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@2BANewYorker - 08/11/2014 11:46pm Robin Williams, Thank you for every laugh. Every tear. Every role. Every breath. We miss you already.
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@2BANewYorker - 07/31/2014 10:44am This weekend is your last chance to see the wonderful @MargaretCope in #H2BANY! Buy your tickets now to guarantee a spot for her final shows
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Margaret Copeland Will Return to HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER this Weekend
by BWW News Desk - September 26, 2014

Original cast member, Margaret Copeland, is returning to the long-running Off-Broadway comedy smash HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER this weekend only at Planet Hollywood Times Square. Margaret will be filling in for Olivia Petzy and she'll be performing opposite her co-writer and original cast member, Kevin James Doyle. (more...)

Off-Broadway's Hit HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER Celebrates Two Years of Performances!
by BWW News Desk - August 22, 2014

The long-running Off-Broadway comedy smash HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER, starring Kevin James Doyle and Olivia Petzy, will celebrate its two-year anniversary tonight, August 22nd at Planet Hollywood Times Square. HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER began performances August 22, 2012 at Sofia's Downstairs Theater, where the show played to packed houses for more than a year. (more...)

HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER to Celebrate Second Anniversary Off-Broadway Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - August 21, 2014

The long-running Off-Broadway comedy smash HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER, starring Kevin James Doyle and Olivia Petzy, will celebrate its two-year anniversary tomorrow, August 22nd at Planet Hollywood Times Square. (more...)

Off-Broadway's HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER Now On Sale Into January 2015
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2014

Due to overwhelming demand, the long-running Off-Broadway comedy smash HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER, starring Kevin James Doyle and Olivia Petzy, today put a new block of seats on sale through January 3, 2015. HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER began performances August 22, 2012 at Sofia's Downstairs Theater, where the show played to packed houses for more than a year. The production reopened on October 19, 2013 to unanimous rave reviews at the brand new Screening Room Theater at Planet Hollywood Times Square, 1540 Broadway (entrance on 45th Street just east of Broadway). (more...)

Olivia Petzy Joins Off-Broadway's HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER Tonight
by BWW News Desk - August 8, 2014

Olivia Petzy is joining the cast of the long-running Off-Broadway comedy smash HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER tonight (Friday) at Planet Hollywood. She is assuming the roles(s) formerly played by Margaret Copeland who is set to be married this month. (more...)

Margaret Copeland Exits Off-Broadway's HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - August 1, 2014

Margaret Copeland will play her final performance in the long-running Off-Broadway comedy smash HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER this Saturday night, August 2nd at Planet Hollywood. She is set to be married three weeks later. As previously reported on Broadway World, Margaret's engagement to Colin Hunter, CEO of Alton Lane Custom Clothing, was announced on stage by her co-star Kevin James Doyle after the April 11th performance. Olivia Petzy will assume Margaret's role(s) on August 8th. (more...)

HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER Star Offers Valuable Advice for the Holiday Weekend
by BWW News Desk - July 5, 2014

Kevin James Doyle, currently starring with Margaret Copeland in HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER at Planet Hollywood, just released this photo showing the unhappy results when he neglected to use sunscreen earlier this week. Kevin hopes this will serve as a warning to his fans to take special care of their skin as the local weather forecast calls for plenty of sun this holiday weekend. (more...)

HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER Kicks Off Lunch Shows Today
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2014

Due to overwhelming demand, Off-Broadway's hit comedy HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER will begin playing lunch matinees today, May 31st. (more...)

HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER to Kick Off Saturday Lunch Shows May 31
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

Due to overwhelming demand, Off-Broadway's hit comedy HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER will begin playing Saturday lunch matinees this Saturday, May 31st. (more...)

HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER Opens Tonight at New Screening Room Theater
by BWW News Desk - October 19, 2013

Off-Broadway's hit comedy HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER is set to reopen tonight, October 19th at Times Square's newest theatre, The Screening Room Theater at Planet Hollywood. Previews began September 20th at this uniquely elegant new venue. Written and performed by Margaret Copeland and Kevin James Doyle, HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER began performances August 22, 2012 at Sofia's Downstairs Theater where the show played to packed houses over the past year. (more...)

HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER Reopens at Screening Room Theater Tonight
by BWW News Desk - October 19, 2013

Off-Broadway's hit comedy HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER is set to reopen at Times Square's newest theatre, The Screening Room Theater at Planet Hollywood, this evening, October 19th. Previews began September 20th at this uniquely elegant new venue. Written and performed by Margaret Copeland and Kevin James Doyle, HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER began performances August 22, 2012 at Sofia's Downstairs Theater where the show played to packed houses over the past year. (more...)

Photo Flash: HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER Stars Make New Home at Planet Hollywood
by BWW News Desk - September 25, 2013

Off-Broadway's sellout comedy sensation HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER resumed performances at Times Square's newest theatre, The Screening Room Theater at Planet Hollywood, this past Friday, September 20th. Written and performed by Margaret Copeland and Kevin James Doyle, HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER began performances August 22, 2012 at Sofia's Downstairs Theater where the show has played to packed houses over the past year. Scroll down for a photo of the stars at their new home! (more...)

HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER Reopens at Screening Room Theater Tonight
by BWW News Desk - September 20, 2013

Off-Broadway's sellout comedy sensation HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER is moving to Times Square's newest theatre, The Screening Room Theater at Planet Hollywood, tonight, September 20th. Written and performed by Margaret Copeland and Kevin James Doyle, HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER began performances August 22, 2012 at Sofia's Downstairs Theater where the show has played to packed houses over the past year. (more...)

HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER Closes Off-Broadway Today
by BWW News Desk - August 24, 2013

Off-Broadway's hit comedy HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER closes today, August 24th. Written and performed by Margaret Copeland and Kevin James Doyle, HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER opened on October 17, 2012 to rave reviews at Sofia's Downstairs Theater in the heart of Times Square. (more...)

HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER Ends Tonight at Sofia's Before Moving to Planet Hollywood
by BWW News Desk - August 17, 2013

Off-Broadway's sellout comedy sensation HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER will play its final two performances today at Sofia's Downstairs Theatre before reopening at The Screening Room Theater at Planet Hollywood Times Square on September 20th. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER Takes Tony Hopes to the Street
by Stage Tube - June 9, 2013

A hilarious new video debuted this weekend from the cast and writers of NYC's comedy smash HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER. Check it out below! The video reveals the (somewhat desperate) Tony hopes that the hit Off-Broadway show has been harboring since it opened on October 17, 2012 to rave reviews at Sofia's Downstairs Theater in the heart of Times Square. (more...)

Photo Flash: HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER's Margaret Copeland & Kevin James Doyle Brave the Heat with Lemonade
by BWW News Desk - June 5, 2013

The writers & stars of the Off-Broadway hit comedy HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER confronted last Thursday's heat wave head on by bringing free lemonade to thirsty New Yorkers in Central Park. Margaret Copeland and Kevin James Doyle wound their way through the hot, humid park Thursday morning 5/30, distributing refreshing liquid reinforcements to locals and tourists (without discrimination!), making loads of new friends along the way. Check out a look at Copeland and Doyle braving the heat below! (more...)

HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER Extends Through Today
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2013

Due to overwhelming demand, Off-Broadway's newest hit comedy HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER today put a new block of seats on sale through May 25th. Written and performed by Margaret Copeland and Kevin James Doyle, HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER opened on October 17, 2012 to rave reviews at Sofia's Downstairs Theater in the heart of Times Square. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER Stars Serve Coffee on the Subway
by Stage Tube - May 17, 2013

New Yorker's daily commute is regularly interrupted by unsolicited entertainment from break dancers, fruit snacks being sold for kids basketball teams or help for the homeless. What New Yorker's are not used to is being offered a no strings attached gift! And is there anything New Yorker's crave more in the morning than coffee. Straphangers couldn't help but shed the hard New York exterior and smile on their way to work thanks to How 2 B A New Yorker...ENJOY! (more...)

Photo Flash: HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER Performs for THE RIDE
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2013

The stars of Off-Broadway's hit comedy HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER performed live for THE RIDE on May 8th in Times Square. As the giant tour bus approached the Lyceum Theatre on 45th Street, it stopped in front of HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER's Margaret Copeland and Kevin James Doyle clad in elderly garb on the sidewalk. To the delight of the passengers, they performed the opening sketch of the show in which two altkakas bitterly (and hilariously) complain about a bygone New York City before gentrification wiped out all the fun. Check out photos below! (more...)

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