BWW Preview:  SANCTUARY HOTEL in Times Square for Dinner and a Show

BWW Preview: SANCTUARY HOTEL in Times Square for Dinner and a Show

BWW Preview:  SANCTUARY HOTEL in Times Square for Dinner and a Show

New York City is known for many things but its fabulous shows and amazing restaurants really are what draw in locals and tourists alike. And has information about a special offer that is sure to please.

The Sanctuary Hotel, located in the heart of the theater district, has a newly launched prix fixe theater menu at its year-round rooftop restaurant, Haven Rooftop and at its Steak and Sushi Lounge, Tender. Both theater menus include 3 courses for $45 and are offered Monday-Friday from 5pm-7pm and ideal time to relax over dinner and then make your way to the show.

And guests of The Sanctuary Hotel will be given a code at check-in to see the hit show, Shear Madness at a discount playing at the New World Stages, just a few blocks from the hotel. This discount show offer will be available through May 1st.

Haven Rooftop at The Sanctuary Hotel is the 2,500 square cocktail lounge and restaurant that is fully tented and encased by glass walls. The venue allows guests to view the city lights and enjoy the classic Manhattan skyline while remaining in the chic and intimate confines of the rooftop. The rooftop's decor transforms twice a year, which in year's past includes themes like Haven's Ski Chalet, Moroccan Oasis and Yacht Club. Featured items on the theater menu include Mushroom Risotto (Cremini & Shitake mushrooms, mushrooms, mascarpone, Arborio rice), Havenly Chicken (beurre blanc, fries) and Caramel Flan.

Tender at The Sanctuary Hotel is an exciting new take on American cuisine. ­ They offer perfect pairing of mouth-watering steak and exceptional sushi that brings a blend of robust flavors to your senses. The restaurant hosts a metropolitan crowd, serving artisan libations and unique fusion cuisine. From floor to ceiling, Tender is exquisite with its lavishly painted hardwood floors, eye-catching cerulean blue leather banquettes, and rustic exposed bring walls. Tender features a separate Bar & Grill, main dining room and private dining room with a generous drop-down projector for the ultimate entertainment event. Tender is a one-stop playground for the senses. Featured items on the theater menu at Tender include Avocado Fries (diced apple, basil essence, ranch dip), Filet Mignon 8oz (1 sauce included: truffle butter/ bearnaise/ chimichurri / peppercorn) and Tiramisu.

About the Show: SHEAR MADNESS

Shear Madness is America¹s hilarious whodunit where the audience gets to solve the crime. Set in a unisex local hair salon that turns into a wacky murder scene, the play is filled with up-to-the-minute humor and is different every time you see it! Shear Madness is now playing at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street) a short walk from the Sanctuary Hotel. To learn more about the show Shear Madness, visit:

The Sanctuary Hotel is located at 132 West 47th Street, New York, NY 10036. To learn more about Sanctuary Hotel, to book a stay, and to make a reservation for their fine dining options, call 212.234.7000 or visit:

Photo Credit: Courtesy of The Sanctuary Hotel


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Marina Kennedy Marina P. Kennedy writes articles and reviews for on performance venues in New York and New Jersey. She is the Editor in Chief of BWW's Food & Wine and the Senior New Jersey Editor. She also has a regular column in, "Fit Food Finds," which discusses healthy eating. Her interest in fitness, dance, and theatre stem from the many years she owned and operated a dance school, "Dance Unlimited" in New Jersey. She enjoys a very active journalism career and loves writing for