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BWW REVIEW: Guest Reviewer Kym Vaitiekus Shares His Thoughts On Hotel Bella Luna Photo BWW REVIEW: Guest Reviewer Kym Vaitiekus Shares His Thoughts On Hotel Bella Luna
by Jade Kops - Oct 25, 2020

Like to Leave the planet right now? Hotel Bella Luna is a fun escape just for you.

HOTEL BELLA LUNA Comes to Flight Path Theatre Photo HOTEL BELLA LUNA Comes to Flight Path Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Oct 6, 2020

Offering the opportunity to 'escape this year', and Planet Earth itself, Ponydog and Jetpack Theatre present Hotel Bella Luna, the world premiere of a brand-new theatrical interactive experience, where audience members are invited to join the story.

VIDEO: Alan Menken, Glen Keane, and More Appear In The Howard Ashman Celebration Photo VIDEO: Alan Menken, Glen Keane, and More Appear In The Howard Ashman Celebration
by Stephi Wild - May 21, 2020

Last night, Rainbow Sun Productions premiered The Howard Ashman Celebration, a special video presentation benefiting Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights AIDS.

John Tartaglia, Jodi Benson, Christy Carlson Romano and More to Take Part in THE HOWA Photo John Tartaglia, Jodi Benson, Christy Carlson Romano and More to Take Part in THE HOWARD ASHMAN CELEBRATION
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2020

RAINBOW SUN PRODUCTIONS will present The Howard Ashman Celebration, a special video presentation honoring the award-winning lyricist and creator.

Meet Restaurateur Turgut Balikci of BELLA LUNA on the Upper West Side Photo Meet Restaurateur Turgut Balikci of BELLA LUNA on the Upper West Side
by Marina Kennedy - May 8, 2020

Meet Turget Balikci who founded Bella Luna in 1988. The Turkish restaurateur has successfully developed 20 European-influenced and Mediterranean-inspired restaurants including the former Diva on West Broadway and his acclaimed Upper West Side Mediterranean spot, Bodrum.

BWW Review:  Our Favorite Dishes from NYC Restaurants Ready To Go Photo BWW Review: Our Favorite Dishes from NYC Restaurants Ready To Go
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 30, 2020

Broadwayworld.com has the pleasure of visiting restaurants throughout the city to indulge in delicious dishes. We have compiled some of our favorite menu items that are currently available for take-out or delivery.

BWW Review: BELLA LUNA on the UWS â€" An Italian Restaurant to Treasure Photo BWW Review: BELLA LUNA on the UWS â€" An Italian Restaurant to Treasure
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 26, 2020

Bella Luna on the Upper West Side has been pleasing their customers for over three decades and we can tell you all the reasons why.

PRINCESS MAGIC Invades The 10th Annual Hollywood Fringe Photo PRINCESS MAGIC Invades The 10th Annual Hollywood Fringe
by Julie Musbach - May 13, 2019

Poor Tristan's completely respectable birthday party is about to be ruined by drunk and wayward magical vagrant 'Princess Magic'… and this time, she's brought along some friends.

BWW Review: BELLA LUNA for a Top Italian Culinary Experience on the UWS
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 17, 2017

Bella Luna brings the culinary joys of Italy to the Upper West Side. They offer a menu of traditional and specialty dishes in a comfortable, stylish setting.

Meet the Sommelier: Angela Noll of BELLA LUNA on the UWS
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 16, 2017

Angela Noll has created the fine wine list for Bella Luna, the popular Italian restaurant on the Upper West Side. She joined the Bella Luna staff in November of 2015 at the original location before overseeing the renovation and reopening in late January of 2017. We interviewed Angela for Broadwayworld.com's 'Meet the Sommelier.'

BWW Preview: BELLA LUNA 2.0 Now Open on the Upper West Side
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 3, 2017

Beloved neighborhood Italian restaurant Bella Luna has reopened in its new location on the Upper West Side of Manhattan with the same traditional Italian dishes residents and visitors have come to love for nearly 30 years, as well as some brand new selections, including pizza baked in a traditional brick oven.

Photo Flash: THE KING AND I National Tour Opens at The Pantages
by Ashlee Latimer - Dec 18, 2016

The National Tour of The King and I, which won a Tony Award for Best Revival in 2015, is opened at the Pantages Theater in Los Angeles last night, and will play through January 21st, 2017. Stars of the stage and screen, including original cast members of one of Rodgers and Hammerstein's most beloved classics, came out in droves to celebrate the opening, and we've got all of the lovely red carpet photos below!

LGBT Fertility and Family-Building Happy Hour in Boston on May 5, 2016 to Offer Lesbians, Gay Men and Transgender People a Chance to Learn More About Their Fertility
by Robert Diamond - May 7, 2016

Boston IVF and IVF New England, two of the most experienced and progressive fertility centers in the country, will hold a unique LGBT fertility "happy hour" event on Thursday, May 5, 2016 at Bella Luna & The Milky Way Lounge in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts.

Wine Boot Camp' Recruits Experience Challenges of Extreme Sonoma Coast During Intensive Training Program
by Robert Diamond - Sep 17, 2013

SEBASTOPOL, Calif., Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ Wine Boot Camp, the most talked about wine experience ever, is the extreme insider experience for adventurous Wine Lovers, challenging recruits to dive into wine by rolling up their sleeves and plunging into winegrowing and winemaking during a one-day reconnaissance mission. The all day event is designed for people who are passionate about wine and passionate about life.

Photography Masters Cup Honors Peter Lik from The United States
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2013

Professional photographer Peter Lik of the United States was presented with the 6th Annual Photography Masters Cup Merit of Excellence in the category of Nature at a prestigious Nomination & Winners Photoshow. The live online ceremony webcast Saturday, February 16, 2013 was attended by photography fans in 86 countries who logged on to see the climax of the industry's most important event for color photography.

New Edgecliff Theater Closes Season with REASONS TO BE PRETTY, 4/12-4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2012

New Edgecliff Theatre closes its 2011-2012 season with a return to the work of Neil LaBute. "reasons to be pretty" is one of the "Beauty Trilogy" of plays he wrote over a ten year period concerning our culture's fixation with vanity and physical attractiveness - the other two being "The Shape of Things" and "Fat Pig" (NET produced "Fat Pig" in 2007).

New Edgecliff Theater Closes Season with REASONS TO BE PRETTY, 4/12-4/28
by Mark Valdez - Mar 28, 2012

New Edgecliff Theatre closes its 2011-2012 season with a return to the work of Neil LaBute. "reasons to be pretty" is one of the "Beauty Trilogy" of plays he wrote over a ten year period concerning our culture's fixation with vanity and physical attractiveness - the other two being "The Shape of Things" and "Fat Pig" (NET produced "Fat Pig" in 2007).

New Edgecliff Theatre Holds Luck of the Irish Casino Night Fundraiser, 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2012

New Edgecliff Theatre continues the Irish flair of its recent production of "St. Nicholas" with its Annual "Luck of the Irish" Casino Night from 8:00 to 11:00 p.m. on Saturday March 17. Enjoy an evening of fun and excitement featuring Black Jack, Poker and Roulette. There will also be a silent auction, a blind raffle and a split-the-pot reverse raffle. Admission includes appetizers, cash bar (wine & beer) and $25 in casino chips. All proceeds benefit New Edgecliff Theatre's Operating Fund.

New Edgecliff Presents Regional Premiere of ST. NICHOLAS 2/23-3/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2012

New Edgecliff Theatre today announced an exciting addition to NET's performance line up with the regional premiere of Conor McPherson's "St. Nicholas". This chilling one-man show features NET Executive Director Michael Shooner and is directed by Brian Robertson. "St. Nicholas" will run in NET's newly-created major production slot, Feb. 23-March 10.

New Edgecliff Theatre Holds Luck of the Irish Casino Night Fundraiser, 3/17
by Harmony Wheeler - Mar 6, 2012

New Edgecliff Theatre continues the Irish flair of its recent production of "St. Nicholas" with its Annual "Luck of the Irish" Casino Night from 8:00 to 11:00 p.m. on Saturday March 17. Enjoy an evening of fun and excitement featuring Black Jack, Poker and Roulette. There will also be a silent auction, a blind raffle and a split-the-pot reverse raffle. Admission includes appetizers, cash bar (wine & beer) and $25 in casino chips. All proceeds benefit New Edgecliff Theatre's Operating Fund.

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